Indian Head Massage - Career Option
You will learn the benefits of Indian head massage and that it is a trademarked term for an alternative medicine massage therapy. 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 practiced in most hair salons. This course will teach you from complete beginner how to become a fully qualified Indian Head Masseur. However as with all hands on therapy courses we do recommend that you also attend a local workshop to practice your therapy before working with the public. On completion you will be awarded an accredited certificate.
You will learn:
- History of Indian head massage
- physiological and psychological benefits of Indian Head Massage
- Behavioural effects of stress
- Chakra system
- Essential oils
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
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
This course includes your exam – Your exam has approx. 25 questions including multiple choice and you will be expected to complete a minimum of 1000 word case study. The case study will help consolidate your learning and will be marked as part of your exam. You can also visit the Student Library which offers videos and practical tips that will be helpful to you during your studies.
Once you have submitted your exam you will be notified of your results within 7 working days. On successful completion of your exam you will receive your diploma or certificate as an attachment for you to print off at home. Please see our qualification page if you wish to upgrade to a hard copy.
All SLS courses are accredited internationally and holistic therapy is studied world wide, We have students from all over the world whom are now working as successful therapists after training with the School of Life Studies. We are a recognized course provider with the IPHM in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US and the UK and World Wide. The School of Life Studies are also accredited course providers with the IICT
NB: Your diploma will be sent to your email address on successful completion of the exam via PDF which you may print off at home.