Indian Head Massage

 Indian Head Massage Diploma Course - Best Seller! - £125

Who is the course suitable for?
This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in massage or holistic therapy. It is an ideal course for beauty therapists who wish to offer a relaxing, pampering treatment to their clients. This course is also suitable for someone who wishes to start their career as a therapist as all the relevant Anatomy & Physiology is included within the course syllabus.
 
What does the course include?

This full day course teaches students a varied an interesting Indian Head Massage routine.  Indian Head Massage evolved in the homes and barbers shops of India over many thousands of years. It is part of the Ayurvedic tradition and is widely practiced today. This massage is usually received clothed, although the shoulders can be bare if preferred. It treats not only the head but also the upper back, shoulders, arms, face and head. Indian Head massage is received seated on a comfortable chair. This course covers the history of Indian Head massage which has only been practiced in the western world for about 30 years. You will learn about the benefits of the massage so that you can market your treatment effectively. The Indian Head massage course covers the relevant anatomy, but the majority of time will be spent on the routine itself.  The massage involves various strokes and techniques which are traditionally accepted. The routine also includes some more modern movements specifically designed for computer stress. This course also covers the client consultation process, aftercare and product selection, plus information on insurance, data protection and the relevant anatomy.
 
How long are the treatments and how much can I charge?
A massage treatment usually lasts 50 minutes and would be a one hour treatment. The routine can be shortened to offer clients a half hour treatment.  It should be priced at your usual hourly massage rate which may vary between £30 and £50 per hour, depending on the area in which you practice.
 
Do I need to purchase anything in advance and what equipment do I need to practice?
All the items you use on the course will be provided for you. Details of the products and equipment you need to practice will be covered in detail on the course.
 
What are the benefits to my clients?
At the end of the day you will know how to adapt the massage routine to enable you to personalize it for your client’s requirements or to the time you have available – this massage is idea for Pamper parties. The massage is deeply relaxing and can provide relief from headaches, upper back and neck pain and stiffness.
 
Course content:
Hygiene, health and safety
Relevant anatomy and physiology
Products and equipment required
Consultation procedures
Contra-indications to treatment
Benefits of massage
History of massage
Massage sequence
Client aftercare

Duration: 7 hours
Entry requirements: Interest in therapy
Diploma Accreditation: Accredited by The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and The Guild of Holistic Therapists
CPD points: 11
 
What our students say:
“A very well run and informative course. I thoroughly enjoyed it.” Sarah Curran-Ross, New therapist.
 
“This course was great. I feel confident to start straight away. Sarah, our tutor, was great and I understood all of the course.” Anne-Marie Coombs, new Therapist.
 

Advanced Indian Head Massage Diploma Course - exclusive! - £75

Who is the course suitable for?
This course is perfect for therapists who have previously qualified in Indian Head massage but who, for various reasons, may not feel confident to practice their skills. This is particularly relevant for therapists who may have qualified some time ago and who would like to update their routine. The course is also ideal for those who regularly offer this treatment but who would like to extend their skills and offer a new selection of movements.
 
What does the course include?
On this advanced courses, you will concentrate on honing your skill to perfect your existing movements. You will also to learn a new selection of more advanced movements which will keep clients interested and coming back for more.
 
New techniques of working to protect your thumbs and back, will also be discussed and demonstrated. Each course will be tailored for the needs of the students attending and will also concentrate on troubleshooting or any other issues of concern.
 
How long are the treatments and how much can I charge?
A massage treatment usually lasts 50 minutes and would be a one hour treatment. The routine can be shortened to offer clients a half hour treatment.  It should be priced at your usual hourly massage rate which may vary between £30 and £50 per hour, depending on the area in which you practice.
 
Do I need to purchase anything in advance and what equipment do I need to practice?
All the items you use on the course will be provided for you. Details of the products and equipment you need to practice will be covered in detail on the course.
 
What are the benefits to my clients?
At the end of the day you will know how to adapt your existing massage routine to incorporate the new movements which will provide interest and variety both for the therapist and the client.
 
Course content:
Relevant Anatomy & Physiology
Products and equipment required
Consultation process
Hygiene, health and safety
Contra-indications to treatment
Honing existing techniques
New massage movements
Troubleshooting or difficulties
Client aftercare 

Duration: 4 hours
Entry requirements: Diploma in Indian Head Massage
Diploma Accreditation: OASIS-TIME Certificate of Attendance
 
What our students say:
“The course has techniques that are the “icing on the cake”. Very relaxing and grounding.” Eileen Houghton, Holistic Therapist.
 
“Really cuts to the chase – nothing unnecessary, but referrals back to the first course as needed. Excellent use of time and, as always, thorough explanations and clear demonstrations. “ Sue Riding, Holistic Therapist.

 

Reproduced with the kind permission of Sarah Sanders.  Copyright Sarah Sanders, OASISTIME – March 2009. All rights reserved.