Diploma In Indian Head Massage


Indian Head Massage is a holistic upper body massage that concentrates on the shoulders, neck, face and head. A wonderful treatment to offer clients and to add to your skills.

Indian Head Massage is a very versatile treatment that can be done with the client seated and with or without the use of oils. Treatment can bring benefits such as relaxation, stimulation and clearing of the mind, stress relief, a sense of wellbeing, improvement in mood and is beneficial for a range of health conditions. The areas massaged are typical stress areas due to our modern lifestyles. Massage techniques are used including effleurage, petrissage, frictions and tapotement.

With its roots in Indian traditions, this massage is now a treatment that is enjoyed worldwide for its therapeutic benefits in spas, wellbeing centres, beauty salons and holistic centres.


  • Full Indian Head Massage routine with and without oils
  • The history of Indian Head Massage
  • Theories behind Indian Head Massages
  • Client consultation, care and communication
  • Use of oils, creams and other mediums
  • Self-care and postural analysis
  • Hand care and exercises
  • Using your body efficiently and safely
  • Pathologies of the upper body
  • Contraindications and contractions
  • Treating and adapting for the individual
  • Working through clothes and towel management
  • Working within Health and Safely practices
  • Marketing and business skills
  • Aftercare advice
  • Referring to other practitioners


  • All students must hold a qualification in Anatomy & Physiology, see Online A & P courses
  • This course is awarded 40 CPD points by FHT
  • Post graduate or qualified therapists


  • Accredited by FHT Federation of Holistic Therapists
  • Two day intensive course plus one day practical assessment and revision
  • Certificated CPD course
  • Investment cost £490 which includes all training, tutor time, equipment, products, manuals, learning materials and Certificate
  • 10 Case Studies required
  • Tutor email support throughout the course
  • This course is available to book for private tuition. Please contact us for prices and availability


January 7 @ 09:30 — January 10 @ 16:30
09:30 — 16:30 (79h)

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