Professional Indian Head Massage Training
A qualified Indian Head Massage treatment is a fantastic way to help your clients relax, improve circulation, reduce headaches and make the mind and body feel lighter.
This Guild Training International (GTi) course is taught by experienced therapist Steve, who has PTLLS Level 4 teaching qualification. The course includes certification to practice through accreditation and insurance provided by the Guild Of Beauty Therapists awarding body. Guild student insurance is included for the duration of the course, plus a discounted price on Guild membership is available through al Covo on completion.
The theory is delivered and examined online with all the required resources available and online tutorial support when you need it.
The 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. It follows HABIA's National Occupational Standards and covers all the necessary anatomy and physiology, plus reception, consultation, contra-indications and aftercare guidance.
The course includes the Professional Standards course for students who have not previously completed this course.
Title: Indian Head Massage Course (Online and Practical Course)
Summary: 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. We include resources with clear diagrams and voice over. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment. Photographs and videos ensure this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform Indian Head Massage.
Qualification: GTi Award. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate in Indian Head Massage and a discount on Guild membership is available through al Covo.
Course Accreditation: Guild of Beauty Therapists.
Course Type: Theory and Practical.
Theory Hours: 17 hours (This is completed at your own pace).
Practical Hours: 6 hours*.
Examination: GTi Online Examinations and Practical Examination at al Covo.
CPD Points: 29.
*Please note that the number of theory and practical hours required to complete this course as stated above are provided as a guideline only. The actual number of theory hours required will vary depending on the speed at which you learn. The number of practical hours may vary depend on learning speed and on class sizes (estimate is based on 4 people).
There are 19 modules, each with an online examination to be completed in turn at the end of the module.
- Introduction, Reception & Consultation
- Anatomy & Physiology - Skin & Hair Types
- Anatomy & Physiology - The Muscular System
- Anatomy & Physiology - The Skeletal System
- Anatomy & Physiology - The Cardiovascular & The Lymphatic Systems
- Anatomy & Physiology - The Endocrine, The Nervous & The Respiratory Systems
- Anatomy & Physiology - The Skin
- Contra-Actions & Contra-Indications
- Massage Benefits
- Massage Mediums & Benefits
- Marma Pressure Points & Chakras
- Technique - Upper Back & Shoulder Massage
- Technique - Upper Arm & Neck Massage
- Technique - Scalp Massage
- Technique - Face Massage
- Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
- Practical Module