Jin Shin Do® Intensive Teacher Training Program

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The Jin Shin Do®
Bodymind Acupressure®
Intensive Teacher Training Program:

"Train the trainer" approach, since 1982. The 19th ITTP was in Pennsylvania in 2014.

Leads to Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure® Trademark Licensure and Teacher Authorization..

Training in teaching the Jin Shin Do® Acupressure Facial class and Basic Jin Shin Do® Acupressure (Module I, part 1). Point location/angle tutorials, for becoming even better at locating points, and thus at teaching others how to do so. Business and advertising skills, trademark concerns, ethical issues, demonstrations and, of course, Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure® practice sessions!


The 22th. Jin Shin Do® Intensive Teacher Training Program

(The 21st ITTP was in New Paltz, New York in 2018.)

Dates: 2022 ITTP (75 hours):
Two Parts:
Part 1 (30 hours): 10 3-hour online sessions:
Saturdays, 1pm to 4pm: February 5 and 19, March 5 and 19, either April 2 and 23 or May 7 and 21 (depending on Iona's Module IV), June 11 and 25, July 9 and 23.
Part 2 (45 hours): 6 days In-person, August 9 – 14. New Paltz, New York
Vaccination and pre-test required.
CONTACT Deborah Valentine Smith, 610.324.8731 or devasmith2015@gmail.com

Teacher: Senior Authorized Jin Shin Do® Teacher Deborah Valentine Smith, BA, AOBTA® CI, LMT, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM) Contributor to A Complete Guide to Acupressure; over 3 decades of experience teaching Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure®, including organizing and assisting 2 ITTPs with Jin Shin Do® Foundation founder Iona Marsaa Teeguarden in Massachusetts, in 1994 and 1997. Deborah taught the 19th. I.T.T.P. in Pennsylvania in 2014, the 20th I.T.T.P. in Virginia in 2016.the 21st ITTP in New Paltz, New York in 2018.

Location: New Paltz, New York

For more information, please contact:

Deborah Valentine Smith

(610) 324.8731


Requirements to become an Authorized Jin Shin Do® Teacher include:

Take Module lV, with Iona:
Part 1): Bodymind Trancework;
Part 2): Bodymind Trancework and Trauma; &
Part 3), The Emotional Kaleidoscope and Abuse Issues.

Take the "Master Class" (Module ll, Part 2) twice.

For other requirements:

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