Indian Head Massage Course

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Indian Head Massage Course


Indian Head Massage is a traditional Indian treatment that has been part of family rituals for thousands of years.

Add this amazing treatment to your treatment menu to help your clients feel rejuvenated and deeply relaxed while the back, neck, scalp and face are all well looked after in a position of their choice. You can take this anywhere, performing it with clients lying or seated so a great one for mobile therapists.

Our available dates for this course are:

Monday 1st November 2021 12pm-7pm

To book this training venue, choose Newcastle and surrounding areas from the drop down menu when on the booking page HERE

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Course Overview

This course is for beginners and existing therapists looking to add this beneficial therapy. It will give you the information and knowledge to start practicing Indian head massage to a professional standard.  Evolved from traditional techniques practiced in India as part of family rituals for thousands of years, this is a wonderfully non-invasive relaxing treatment and involves massage to the upper back, neck and shoulders, head and face. It can be done anywhere, in a seated position or led down on a massage bed and is a great stress reliever.  No massage experience is required.

Course Fee includes training manual, training materials, assessment and certification

Required Self-Guided (Theory) Learning: 8 – 12 hours

Practical Course Length: 1 day full course/Half day practical refresher


  • Code of Ethics and insurance for therapists
  • Therapist Safety & Good Working Practices
  • Health & safety Guidelines
  • Salon Hygiene, Sterilisation & Sanitisation
  • GDPR/Client Confidentiality
  • Consultation procedure and record keeping
  • Contraindications & Contra-actions to the treatment and aftercare advice
  • An introduction to Indian Head Massage
  • Benefits of Indian Head Massage
  • The Chakras and Indian Head Massage
  • How to prepare for an Indian Head Massage; equipment & products needed
  • Practical Indian Head Massage techniques
  • Related Anatomy & Physiology

Assessment: Completion of guided home study and preparation of written assessment prior to the practical training day. On the practical training days, continuous formative assessment, verbal questions and performance of an Indian Head Massage treatment with minimal guidance from your tutor, along with final completion of the written assessment. The refresher course will be assessed via observation of an Indian Head Massage treatment with minimal guidance from your tutor only.

Prerequisites and Qualifications

No prerequisites required, however studying for an Anatomy & Physiology qualification is highly recommended alongside this course. You can find details of our online Anatomy & Physiology course here.

Accrediting Body: Professional Beauty Direct (PBD) and approved as insurable by Insync, BGi UK, Professional Beauty Direct and Westminster Insurance, however please check with your own insurer to see if they will also cover this qualification.

Qualification Attained: Natural Touch Training Accredited Diploma. Certificate of Attendance for Refresher course.

CPD Points: 8

Course Leader

Kirsty Ritzema is a well qualified sports therapist and teacher with extensive experience treating and training clients back to pre-injury health through education and advice as well as treatment. She loves to pass on her knowledge to other passionate individuals and always aims to get the best results for her clients and students, no matter what their goal. Please get in touch with Kirsty if you have any questions about this course – 


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