Interested in becoming a member?

It’s easy to do – complete this form and we’ll get the process started.

Depending on the type of membership you are applying for and your training, we may need a little more information about your qualifications and professional experience, but we’ll be in touch to guide you through this simple process.

Professional Shiatsu practitioner insurance is included in the fees for professional membership and student advanced denoted with an asterisk [*] below.

2024 Membership categories & fees

5% discount for Annual Direct Debits, not applicable to students

Membership type Standard fee Discounted DD annual fee Monthly
Fellow* £264 £250.80 £22.00
Senior member* £264 £250.80 £22.00
Member* £225 £213.75 £18.75
Student Advanced* £78 N/A £6.50
Student Beginner £24 N/A £2.00
Associate £96 £91.20 £8.00

Select the type of membership you are interested in.

Associate membership provides you with access to information and resources published to the website, this is great way to support us in our work - from retired pratitioners to people who just love the science and art of Shiatsu!


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If you are applying with a Shiatsu qualification from overseas, or if you are a former Professional member who has lapsed for more than 2 years, there is an assessment of current skills to complete to be fully verified. Please tick this box

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If possible provide us a copy of your certificate. Please note if you are not able to find it immediately please be advised you will need to find a copy for your application to be validated.
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Please provide a name of a person who can vouch for you, (ideally your tutor, mentor).
Add information that you feel would be supportive of your application.

Pay in a way that suits you

Annual Direct Debit payees get a 5% discount applied, this is not applicable to students. Select below your choice, this will help us set up your account smoothly once varified.

GDPR compliance

We are requesting the above information in order to provide us with sufficient detail to allow us to respond to your query. We will only use this information for the purposes of communicating with you on relevant matters. We will not share your information with any third party except to the extent they are processing information on behalf of The Shiatsu Society and where we have an agreement in place with that third party processor.