Indian Head Massage

Course Overview

This type of massage is non-invasive and can be performed on a chair fully clothed or on a massage couch using selected oils. This treatment is versatile and can be used in various settings from call centres to spas. It is an effective way of relieving a variety of aliments including stress related conditions amongst others, and can open up many opportunities for the practitioner.

This is a two-day course (with one day assessment) and a Practitioner’s Certificate is awarded upon successful completion.

Updated June 2018

Entry Requirements

Students must have completed the Swedish Massage course

Course Delivery

Course content:

  • The history and origins of Indian Head Massage
  • Preparation for Indian Head massage including: therapist and client preparation and work area positioning, hair and scalp assessment and the selection of tools and equipment required
  • Communication techniques and consultation process, treatment planning and recording objectives and outcomes
  • Health and safety
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Aftercare and home care advice
  • Practical demonstration and activity of routine
  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment.

Additional Information

Kits will be discussed at interview.

Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch
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