IOKAI Shiatsu Center
IOKAI Shiatsu Research Institute
(Keiraku Shiatsu = Meridian Shiatsu / Keiraku Taiso = Meridian
TEL: +81 3 3832 2983
FAX: +81 3 3832 2983
Hours 10:00 A.M.- 6:30 P.M.
fourth Sunday every month, year-end and New Year season)
Concerning reservation for a treatment or
questions about courses, please send an email to the following address :
However, please note that it will usually take
several days to send out an answer.
Moreover, emails with inquiries other than
those mentioned above will not be dealt with depending on its content.
you for your understanding.
Masunaga expounded the aim of IOKAI and founded it as an association in
1968. He cited one phrase from a classic book: "A master of medicine
knows illness and its source well and how to cure it." The name "IOKAI"
itself reflects this aim. In Japanese, "I(医)" means medicine
medical treatment, "O(王)" means king, authority or master, and "KAI（会）"
means association. He had many patients and students after founding
IOKAI and evolved his own practical method of Shiatsu treatment.
IOKAI(IOKAI Shiatsu Center)、
founded by Shizuto Masunaga、 exists only in Japan. There are shiatsu
schools in other foreign countries who use the name IOKAI. Please pay
attention to the fact that IOKAI in Japan has nothing to do with any of
these schools. Please also take note that Kimura Shiatsu Institute and
ZEN Shiatsu Association（Zen Shiatsu TOKYO） in Japan
have absolutely nothing to do with neither IOKAI nor with
Masunaga-sensei.Please beware of the shiatsu being practiced by these
organizations. It is completely different from the Zen Shiatsu
(Meridian Shiatsu) created by my father, Shizuto
of the area
out at the
North Exit (北口) of
the JR Okachimachi Station. Take the Kasuga Avenue (春日通り), the street
right in front of the North Exit, toward Showa Avenue (昭和通り). Cross the
avenue and keep walking straight until you get to the Kiraboshi Bank
ぼし銀行). Turn left, go
one block where there will be a parking area on the right. The building
this parking area is the ART Building. From the JR Okachimachi Station,
take about 8 minutes on foot.
line or Tsukuba Express Shinokachimachi Station:
the Exit A1
to go aboveground. Once above, go to the right, on the second street
At the end of the block, the building on the left is the ART Building.
Shinokachimachi Station, it will take about 2 minutes on foot.