Course Details

Indian Head Massage (Shiro-Abhyanga)

This course will benefit the therapist who holds a Swedish Body Massage, or any professional Holistic or Beauty qualification.

You will enjoy learning about the history and origins of Indian Head Massage and how this non-invasive treatment affects the mind, body and soul. Steeped in Ancient Ayuverdic traditions, Indian Head Massage will help you to improve your client's emotional and physical state by releasing areas of blockage or negativity. The treatment usually takes ½ hour and covers the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp and face. Energy work and Chakra balancing is used at the end of the treatment to promote a general feeling of well being.

    The course will cover:

  • Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards 
  • Anatomy and Physiology of upper body
  • History and Origins
  • Energy work and Chakra balancing
  • Benefits of Indian Head Massage
  • Equipment and products used
  • Preparation of treatment room, trolley and client
  • Client Consultation
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions (adverse reactions)
  • Massage mediums
  • Full Indian Head Massage routine
  • Aftercare advice

Entry requirement: None although massage would be an advantage
Duration: 1 Day
Time: 9.30am - 4pm
Price: £199

CPD Points: 9

NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage(QCF)

Covering all of the above, you will also be required to do home study and provide written evidence, sit one paper on Indian Head Massage and do 3 practical assessments. 

Duration: 3 days

Time: TBA

Price: £400 + £50 registration and materials 

CPD Points: 18