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, I am excted to say that my book manuscript ‘Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice’ for Singing Dragon Press has been subnmitted and the copyediting is in process. Upcoming workshops include Shiatsu with Children in Athens, Greece (March); Shiatsu and Seiki in Montpelier, France (April); and Autumn Leaves Fall, Shiatsu and Grief in Amsterdam as part of the European Shiatsu Congress (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 coming up!

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Book cover of the new title Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice by Tamsin Grainger Singing Dragon Press. Publishing date September 2020
Working with Death and Loss in Shiatsu Practice – A Guide to Holistic Bodywork in Palliative Care and for the Grieving – Comments Welcome