Indian Head Massage

By: The Holistic Coach House   03/01/2011
Keywords: Indian Head massage


Indian Head Massage is a good place to start if you wish to start a career in Holistic Therapies, or is also a beneficial course to add to your existing qualifications in Holistic Therapies.
Indian Head massage is a massage applied to the head, neck and back areas. It is a non- invasive treatment, which is designed to promote relaxation and relieve stress related muscle tension.
The topics on this course include:

  • Client care
  • The procedure for Indian Head Massage
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Hygiene
  • The benefits of Indian Head Massage
  • Anatomy and physiology in relation to Indian Head Massage
  • Contra-actions
  • Contra-indications
  • Common ailments

This course runs for two days focusing on the practical aspects of Indian Head Massage. The student is then expected to carry out case studies. Once these have been completed, there will be a practical assessment and handing in of case studies, as well as a multiple-choice assessment. On completion of the above, the student will be awarded a certificate recognised by The Complementary Medicine Association, where the therapist can attain insurance to practice Indian Head Massage professionally.

Cost of the course: £160.00 includes class materials and exam fees.
If there is one student, this is a one day course. For two or more students, this is a two day course. The cost remains the same.  

Where can this certificate lead me?
You can become a self-employed therapist or enter employment.
There are jobs for therapists in spas, care settings and the voluntary sector.

Pre-requisites to take the course:
You should have or be working towards a Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology ( or equivalent).

CPD Points: 20

Keywords: Indian Head massage