Learning Program - Watsu India

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Requirement from 2017 to be registered on the WABA registry

as a Watsu India - WABA practitioner

Students who started their certification program from 01.01.2017 onwards will be recognized worldwide as a Watsu practitioner as soon as the following requirements are fullfilled


Basic Watsu & OBA Introduction or

Watsu & Liquid Flow Basic (27h)

Hours    24

Watsu 1(Transition Flow)

Hours   34

Shiatsu for watsu

Hours   50

Meditation for watsu

Hours   15

Breathing for watsu

Hours   15

OBA 1 - fluid body for watsuer

Hours   25

Optional: 1 supervision between Watsu 1 and Watsu 2 (ora a demonstration of mastery of Watsu 1 to be given to a WABA recognized teacher or assistant).

Recommended: Give minimum 5-10 sessions between Watsu 1 and Watsu 2 (not more than 3 to the same person/receiver).

Recommended: Receive minimum 2-3 sesssions from a Watsu practitioner


Watsu 2 (expanded flow)

Hours  50

Anatomy for Aquatic Bodyworker (can also be done during level 3)

Hours  50

Tantsu or Bodywork on land

Hours  50

Electives classes

Hours 100

Liquid Flow Essence (50 h)
OBA 2 - oceanic body (60 h)

OBA 3 - cosmic body (60 h)

WaterDance courses

Healing Dance courses
All other WABA recognised courses (see www.watsu.com)

It is also highly recommended to audit (repeat) one or two of any water course (such as Watsu 1 or Watsu 2). Minimum total electives and audits

Recommended: Give minimum 10-15 sessions between Watsu 2 and Watsu 3 (not more than 3 to the same person/receiver)
Recommended: Receive minimum 5-8 sessions from a Watsu practitioner

Demostration of Mastery of Watsu 2 to a recognized WABA teacher before applying for a Watsu 3 course


Watsu 3

Hours   50

Adapted Watsu (can also be done during level 2)

Hours   25

Inner Watsu (Watsu India Team)

(can also be done during level 2)

Hours   50

Give a hands-on session to a recognized WABA teacher after Watsu 3 -

Total logged sessions given during training period: minimum 15 to 25 (not more than 3 to the same person/receiver)

Total logged sessions received during training period: minimum 7-11 from a certified Watsu practitioner

Provide Basic Life Support  (CPR) certificate


Hours 538

This learning program is estimated to be completed in about 3 years.

Continuing training: after completing the certification process, 50 hours of training is required every 3 years to keep the practitioner status valid

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