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The Shiatsu Practitoners Association of Aotearoa NZ ensures that professional standards are met, and through the NZ Charter of Health Practitioners, maintains links with the unifying body of natural and complimentary health in NZ.

By joining SPAA you are joining a self-regulatory body, which operates under the auspices of the NZ Charter of Natural Health Practitioners.

Full Member

For qualified practitioners.

35 hours of post-graduate training for every 2 years is required to maintain full membership. 

Annual Fee $120.00


  • Listing on the practitioners directory SPAA website

  • Professional development opportunities - conferences, workshops

  • SPAA annual conference and workshops discounts

  • Promotion of shiatsu to public

  • Use of SPAA logo for promotional material.


This is for students currently training, and practitioners who do not wish to retain full membership status, but keep an interest in the association and the shiatsu community.

Not listed as practicing on our directory.

Annual Fee $60.00


  • STAA conference and workshops discounts

  • Networking and professional development opportunities

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