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Title: Indian Head Massage
Start date: 26/05/2020
Weekly hours: 6 hours
Fee: £125
Duration: 1 day

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage is an effective treatment which has evolved from traditional techniques practiced in India. This treatment can help to reduce headaches and built-up tension whilst improving hair growth and scalp condition and easing stress and anxiety. This is the perfect treatment to offer your clients as it requires no oils or equipment and is usually performed when seated and through light clothing.

What will I learn?

This course covers the technique for upper back, shoulder, upper arm, neck, scalp and face massage. It also includes the theory behind Indian Head Massage such as the history of the treatment, principles of Ayurveda, marma points and chakras. The course includes fantastic resources as well as clear diagrams and images to give you the confidence to perform Indian Head Massage.

  • Hygiene, health & safety- Learn how to ensure the top standards of health and hygiene are practiced for your clients, self and surroundings.
  • Products and equipment required – Although products are not required for this treatment, the tutor will discuss suitable oils which can be used to elevate this treatment.
  • Consultation procedures – Ensure that you gain the correct information from your clients before you commence with the treatment.
  • Contra indications to treatment – What to look out for and how to recognise contra indications.
  • Indian Head Massage – Learn the correct techniques for carrying out an Indian Head Massage including the upper back, shoulder, upper arm, neck, scalp and face.
  • Aftercare - Advice for your clients on correct aftercare following this treatment.

Theory: 7 hours. (This is completed at your own pace.)

Practical: 6 hours.

Additional information & costs

Whether you want to start work in the professional beauty sector or you wish to add new treatments to the services you already offer, our GTi-accredited short courses offer the quickest and most convenient route to getting qualified.

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body, for membership and insurance purposes.

On top of your course fee, you will need to become a Guild Member (student), at the cost of £25. This is paid to the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and includes:

  • three months' membership with the Guild
  • the latest edition of the Guild Gazette
  • access to complete the Professional Standards for Therapists qualification (RRP £58.80).   

If the course is completed before the membership is up, for an additional cost, the learner can take out insurance with the Guild (optional).

If, after the three months, the learner wants to stay a member, they can receive a £10 discount to stay a member for the remainder of the year.

If you are already a full-paying member of the Guild, you do not need to pay this extra £25.


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New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111