Indian Head Massage Diploma Course

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Indian Head Massage Diploma Course:

Indian Head Massage - Diploma

The head, neck and face are massaged with the purpose of manipulating energy channels. The goal is to clear blocks in these energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that are purported to cause ailments. The belief is when the energy does not flow properly, negative energy builds up, causing common ailments, including stress, pain and aches, and baldness or hair loss.

Indian head massage is practiced all over Europe and was brought to the west by Narendra Mehta in the 1970's.

This has become one of the fastest growing holistic courses and is now practised in most hair salons. This course will teach you from complete beginner how to become a fully qualified Indian Head Masseur. However as On completion you will be awarded an accredited diploma.

Part 1

You will learn:

  • History of Indian head massage
  • physiological and psychological benefits of Indian Head Massage
  • Behavioural effects of stress
  • Chakra system
  • Essential oils

Part 2

You will learn:

  • Anatomy of a headache
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the skin, skeleton, muscles and hair
  • Effects of Massage on the skin, skeleton, muscles and hair
  • Names of the Skeletal Muscles
  • Contraindications of massage
  • Preparation of therapy room

Part 3

You will learn:

  • Massage techniques in pertrissage, tapping and hacking
  • How to begin your Indian head massage
  • Massage of upper arms,
  • Massage of scalp, face and ears
  • Reactions and aftercare
  • Relaxation techniques for the therapist
  • Case studies and how to prepare for them

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Awarding body

IICT - International Institute For Complimentary Therapists

Course info


Professional or Industry specific qualification

Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner

Virtual help:

Access to student video library and

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Course type:

This is a distance learning course

Total time for completion:

2 years

per course

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