Gentle Touch

Therapy Training College

Gentle Touch

Indian Head Massage, Advanced : 3-day : £295


Advanced course in Indian Head Massage

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3-Day Advanced Indian Head Massage Diploma

Indian Head Massage is based on traditional Indian massage techniques. It involves work on the upper back, shoulders, neck, as well as the scalp and face using a variety of massage movements to relieve muscular and emotional tension, stimulate circulation and restore mobility in the joints. Head massage is a holistic therapy and treats the whole body, rebalancing the energy flow to the body and creating a feeling of relaxation and well-being.

Our routine is based on the method developed by Narendra Mehta who brought the formalised treatment to the West.

Why should I learn this?

This 3-day course qualifies you in Advanced Indian Head Massage techniques.

You will have already qualified in our Basic level IHM course, done without oil through light clothing.

The Advanced level includes the use of oils (both base oils and specialised pre-blended aromatherapy oils) and covers how to conduct the treatment with the client on your massage table.

Whichever method is used, this is an excellent stress buster, both relaxing and uplifting, and is good for clearing the head and easing tense shoulders.

Course Objectives:

  • History and principles of Indian head massage
  • Your working environment
  • Codes of practice and insurance for therapists
  • Consultation process including contra-indications
  • Contra-actions and aftercare advice
  • Anatomy & physiology for Indian head massage
  • Oils for massage, including pre-blended Aromatherapy oils
  • Chakra Balancing in the Indian Head Massage routine
  • The Indian Head Massage routines:
    • Seated – with oils
    • Lying down – both with/without oils

Course format:

On days 1 and 2 we cover the Advanced techniques of massage with oils, both seated and lying down.

You will then do 20 case-study treatments out of class and return for assessment on the 3rd day of the course.

Pre-Requisites:  Our  Basic Indian Head Massage course

CPD points – 36

NEXT COURSE DATES: Please look for a date under your chosen training venue – or contact us if no date is listed – we’ll arrange a suitable date for you!

Cost:  £295 Includes fully accredited course manual and  Advanced IHM Diploma

Please pay a Booking Fee of £75 to book your course; the balance of £220 no later than 10 days before your course.

Accreditation:   Guild of Holistic Therapists, Pro-Beauty, IPHM, IAOTh