Facts & Figures

One of the pioneers of Shiatsu in Europe.

One of the few Europeans to have studied with Dr. Masunaga in Japan.

Founder of the IOKAI Shiatsu School in the Netherlands in 1980.

Founder of the International Academy for Hara Shiatsu in Vienna in 1989.

More then 1,500 students and 30 teachers have graduated from the Hara Shiatsu Academy.

Co-founder (1993) and chairman (1997-99) of the Austrian Shiatsu Association.

Organizer of the First International Shiatsu Conference in Vienna 1999.

The unique Hara Shiatsu style developed by Tomas achieves remarkable results.

With more than 40 years of experience, he is a source of inspiration in Europe and around the world.

Integrated shiatsu in hospitals and clinical institutions.

  • “In Hara Shiatsu we start working with conditions and not diseases. I was and am convinced that Shiatsu can change these conditions. “

    Tomas Nelissen
  • “With Shiatsu, we can make our own contribution to staying healthy and vital. Because Shiatsu activates our self-healing powers. “

    Tomas Nelissen
  • “Hara Shiatsu focuses on the energetic balance of the entire system and promotes regeneration.”

    Tomas Nelissen

Workshops & Lectures with
Tomas Nelissen
Tomas Nelissen

With more than 40 years of experience, Tomas Nelissen is a pioneer of Shiatsu in Europe and founder of the International Academy for Hara Shiatsu in Vienna.

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