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created by the Japanese doctor Keizo Hashimoto (1897-1993)
Sotai Ho is a method to recover body balance . The purpose this therapy is the recovery of the correct structural balance of the body that reaches an optimal state of physical health and therefore mental health is achieved.
This therapy is based on the concept that the human body is a great dynamic architecture (mobile architecture) whose operation is flawless when healthy living standards are followed. The Sotai Ho takes as main elements to achieve an optimal state of health the following factors: respiration, food, movement and thought.

complete course


Features of Sotai ho:


A practical course where you will learn the main concepts of this technique.
We will mainly focus in the following ailments: cervical ailments, lumbar ailments, recovery of mobility, sports injuries, joint ailments and muscle shortening.
  • Dates:
    Seminar 1. 16 January 2021
    Seminar 2. 13 February 2021
    Seminar 3. 13 March 2021
    Seminar 4. 10 April 2021
    Seminar 5. 8 May 2021
    Seminar 6. 12  June 2021
  • Hours: 16:00-20:00
  • Total hours: 24h
  • Teacher:
    Master Shigeru Onoda.
    Pioneer in Europe of the Sotai Ho Technique.
  • Fee: 
    Booking a place: 130€

    Fee 1: 250€ (16 January)               
    Fee 2: 250€ (13 March)           
    Total Fee: 630€
  • Place:
    Japanese Shiatsu School
    c/ Joaquín Bau 2 Local
    28036 Madrid España
  • Book: The soul of the Sotai. Shigeru Onoda.
  • Certificate issued by the Japanese School of Shiatsu in Madrid and endorsed by Sotai Ho®

maSTER miura


Master Miura, direct disciple of the creator of Sotai Ho: Keizo Hashimoto. One of the living legends of Sotai Ho in Japan visits Madrid at the invitation of the Japanese School of Shiatsu.

maximum international exponent of this therapy

The teacher Hiroshi Miura is one of the maximum exponents of this therapy at an international level. He is one of the few direct students of the creator of the Sotai Ho, Keizo Hashimoto. It has taken the therapy conceived by Dr. Hashimoto to a very high level.
It combines the base of the original Sotai Ho with a careful study of the structure of the body and the relationship of all its parts. His Sotai is pure movement and energetic flow. His method focuses on work on the distal areas of the body to intervene on the large joints.
  • Dates: Coming Soon.
  • Teacher:
    Master Hiroshi Miura
    Master Hiromi Hatakeyama
    Master Shigeru Onoda
  • Place:
    Japanese School of Shiatsu
    c/ Joaquín Bau 2 Local
    28036 Madrid España

The programme is aimed to:

  • Healthcare professionals.
  • Manual therapy students.
  • Shiatsupractos, physiotherapists and osteopaths.


  • No prior knowledge is required.
  • The course program may vary.
  • The student must bring a Yoga Mat or similar for the practical part.
  • Included Coffee Break for each day.
  • Non-refundable seat reservation.


  • Book. El alma del Sotai: Fundamentos básicos de Sotai Ho. Spanish
  • Book. Sotai Ho. Principi fondamentali. Italian
  • Notebook
  • Sotai-Ho Japan certificate signed by Master Miura, Master Hatakeyama and Master Onoda.
  • Origin and concepts
  • Health
  • Balance, an omnipresent concept.
  • Interrelation between the four elements
  • Sotai Ho theory and practice
  • Dynamic diagnosis
  • Chained movement
  • Chained movement
  • Support and help
  • Communication with the patient’s body
  • Checking movement
  • Basic Do-shin and Soho
  • Physical, visceral and psychological imbalances
  • Ratio between shoulder girdle and pelvic girdle
  • Observation at Sotai-Ho
  • Balance guidelines
  • Observation
  • Structural analysis
  • Relaxation prior to treatment
  •  Do-shin and Soho application according to ailment
  • Release of the shoulder girdle
  • Advanced Sotai
  • Do-shin and Soho applied
  • Relationship between cervical and lumbar spine.
  • Do-shin and Soho in sitting posture
  • Physical, visceral and psychological imbalances II
  • Alignment of the pelvic area and its rebalancing