shiatsu yoga mediterraneo
Shiatsu Academy SYM

Gerry Rixen

BA, MRSS (Member od the Register of the Shiatsu Society) started studying various Shiatsu styles in London from 1983 and has been a registered practitioner of Zen Shiatsu with the London College of Shiatsu since 1992 ; he is also a registered practitioner with the Shiatsu Society (GB) and a registered practitioner/teacher with the French Federation. He is the founder and director of the Shiatsu and Yoga school SYM (since 1997) and teaches in France, Sweden, Greece, Italy and the UK.

He is also a Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT) registered with Yoga Alliance UK as well as holding teaching certificates from International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, The International Yoga Federation (IYF) and Yoga Alliance International (YAI). However he started by studying at the Iyengar Yoga Centre in London. He teaches and coordinates Yoga Teacher Training courses and has developed a profoundly therapeutic approach in his many workshops and courses.

Gerry is also a 4th Dan Shorinji Kempo Instructor (Japanese Zen and Martial Art). In this field he did a 13 year apprenticeship with Tameo Mizuno Sensei 8th Dan in London who also taught him Seiho (akin to Shiatsu based on use of pressure points). Gerry taught Shorinji Kempo for many years both in the UK where he also opened a childrens class and in France where he founded the Montpellier branch. His interests and studies have taken him to India, Japan, Mexico, Brazil and many other countries within and outside of Europe.

After completing his studies in Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University he worked as a language teacher and later as a TV-news reporter and producer before dedicating himself full-time to practicing and teaching Shiatsu and Yoga.

Gerry speaks English, French, German and Spanish and lives near Valencia, Spain."

Massimo Cantara

MRSS, registered practitioner with the Shiatsu Society since 1993 and a committee member of the Federazione Italiana Shiatsu. He lives near Florence where he practices and teaches Shiatsu. He is the director of Holismos, a complementary health clinic in Toscany and of Polaris Shiatsu Institute. He is also a kinesiologist and a musician.

Paul Bannester

Studied French and Spanish at Southampton University. He is a qualified Shiatsu practitioner and Yoga teacher having obtained his certification with SYM in 2010. He teaches first year students in Montpellier as well as runing his own weekly classes in the CÚvennes.

 

PROFESSIONAL RESIDENTIAL SHIATSU AND YOGA COURSE IN SPAIN

FIRST YEAR 2017 Start

MODULE 1

24 June - 1 July
(includes arrival and departure dates)
OR
12 - 18 November
(includes arrival and departure dates)
Cost 590 €

MODULE 2

24 February - 3 March 2018
(includes arrival and departure dates)
Cost 590 €

MODULE 3

30 June - 7 July 2018
(includes arrival and departure dates)
Cost 590 €

SECOND AND THIRD YEAR MODULES
To be announced in 2018


Please check courses and dates for more info or send us an email at:
sym@shiatsumed.com

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
200 HOURS

Spain, Cervera del Maestre
(Valencia)


9 - 29 July 2017
6 - 26 August 2017
Sept. 30 - Oct. 20 2017


(language:English)
Cost € 2500
with Gerry RIXEN

YOGA THERAPY TRAINING
300 HOUR FOR 500h CERTIFICATION


Spain, Cervera del Maestre
(Valencia)


25 March - 21 April 2018
(language:English)
Cost € 3500*
with Gerry RIXEN


* Course fees include tuition, twin accommodation (single supplement applies) and two main meals per day.

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