VTCT Level 3 Indian Head Massage


Indian Head Massage has been adapted from Ayurvedic techniques to ease tension and strain in the shoulders, neck, scalp and face. It is a highly effective technique for the treatment of stress and stress related conditions. It can be performed with or without oils, anywhere. It has become very popular as a treatment in the workplace.

Course Contents:

  • History of Indian Head Massage
  • Benefits of massage
  • Consultation procedure
  • Contra-indications
  • Hair and scalp disorders
  • Use of blended essential oils
  • After care advice
  • Related anatomy and physiology

Date: 4th & 5th May, plus assessment day tba 10:00-3:30


The benefits of Indian Head Massages include:

  • Relaxation of the muscles of the head, neack and shoulder area
  • A deep sense of relaxtion and well-being
  • Improved circulation and lymphatic drainage to the head, neck and scalp
  • Relief from headaches and migraines
  • Stimulation of hair growth
  • Improved memory and concentration
  • Helps improve eyestrain
  • Healthy skin
  • Relief from anxiety and insomnia

Practical Skills: Massage of upper back, neck, arms, face, scalp and shiatsu pressure points. Case studies and assessments. There is also an end to be completed at college. A portfolio of evidence is to be completed.

Please add £16 for lifetime registration if not already registered with the VTCT

Tutor: Sylvia Hodge