This website aims to introduce you to myself and to Shiatsu. Discover how to arrange an individual session or to book onto a course in and around Edinburgh, Scotland and other parts of Europe.

Tamsin at recipient's home

What is Shiatsu?

Shiatsu is a Japanese massage technique for promoting natural balance in your body. You keep your clothes on when receiving a Shiatsu treatment.

When I travel, I offer a Shiatsu session in return for lodgings

If you are interested, please contact me.


After enjoyable teaching in Athens in June 2019 and lots of writing (notably in Estonia and Wales), I am excited to say that my first book, ‘Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice‘ for Singing Dragon Press is now available from Amazon to pre-order. Upcoming workshops include Shiatsu with Children in Athens, Greece (21/22 March); Death, Loss and Grief in Shiatsu Practice in Lisbon, Portugal (6/7 June); Shiatsu and Seiki in Montpelier, France (21/22 June); and Autumn Leaves Fall, Shiatsu and Grief in Amsterdam as part of the European Shiatsu Congress (4-6 September) where the book will be launched. Full details in the side menu (laptop) and below (simply scroll down if you are on your mobile). All in all, a busy 2020!

Book cover of the new title Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice by Tamsin Grainger Singing Dragon Press. Publishing date September 2020

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You can contact me by email, and for appointments you can either message or phone me on +44 7821 264 882, or use this form:

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