Indian Head Massage

Become an expert in techniques that have been used for a thousand years on the Indian sub - continent

Indian Head Massage is massage applied to the head, shoulder, back, neck and arm areas. The methods are designed to promote relaxation, relieve-stress related muscle tension and to improve blood flow to these areas. It is a highly versatile treatment that can be applied through clothing or using oils, and can be adapted to the home, workplace, as a mobile service, and in salons.

What practical skills will you learn?

Indian head massage uses effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, friction and marma points to work on the upper back, neck, shoulders, hands, arms, face, ears and scalp. You will become familiar with the subtle energy system that can be affected by Indian head massage including having an understanding of chakras. You will also become competent in preparing your room, equipment and client ready for their treatment.

What entry requirements do you need?

No previous knowledge is required, however you must have a good general education and be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently.

How will you learn?

This one day course is mostly practical based in our treatment salon where you will work with other students, practising your newly acquired skills.  A short workbook will be completed within the session.

What theory will you learn?

  • History, benefits and effects
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Consultations, communication skills, record keeping and medical referral
  • Treatment planning
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Related anatomy and physiology
  • After care advice

How much is this course?


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Where could this qualification take you?

You will receive an accredited certificate on completion of this course which will allow you to carry out the treatment in employment or self employment.

Start dates

23rd July 2024 9.30am - 3pm
24th September 2024 9.30am - 3pm
12th November 2024 9.30am - 3pm


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