Indian Head Massage Course

Indian Head Massage (29 CPD Points)


Online learning + One Day Practical

This course consists of online learning at your own pace followed by a one-day practical assessment. After successful completion of the course, you will receive an official Certificate.

This Indian Head Massage course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional Indian head massage and covers the technique for upper back, shoulder, upper arm, neck, scalp and face massage. It also includes the theory behind Indian Head Massage such as the history of the treatment, principles of ayurveda, marma points and chakras.

The online portion of this course includes resources with clear diagrams and voice over. Photographs and videos ensure this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform Indian Head Massage. This Indian Head Massage course follows the National Occupational Standards and covers all the necessary anatomy & physiology, plus reception, consultation, aftercare guidance and contra-indications to treatment.

The course is beautifully written and accompanied by full-colour images and diagrams. Upon completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to. Seventeen of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available.

After completing the online portion of this Indian Head Massage course, you will also be assessed on a one-day practical assessment in High Wycombe at American Massage Training UK. You will have the opportunity to practice the routine on friends and family before the assessment date. 

On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi Indian Head Massage certificate which is acceptable for insurance purposes with The Guild of Holistic Therapists, The Guild of Beauty Therapists and Westminster Insurance (if you already have insurance, you may check if they will also cover this).

Pre-requisites: A diploma or certificate in Body Massage or holistic massage or A GTi Professional Standards For Therapists & Body Massage Qualification. If you register for this course, we include our online GTi Professional Standards course for free (usually priced at £49 + VAT).

Register on this page to make a secure payment of £195 for the practical training day and assessment. Once you make payment, you will receive an e-mail confirmation plus access to the online portion of this course, where you will pay the remaining £25 (VAT included) for enrolment, online access, and all resources. Then you will have immediate access to start the online theory portion of this accredited Indian Head Massage course.

You can complete the online portion at your own pace. Once you have completed the online portion of this accredited Indian Head Massage Course, you may call American Massage Training UK to schedule a date that is convenient to you for the one day (6 Hours) practical and assessment. You will have several course dates from which to choose, either weekdays or on a weekend.

Upon completion, you will RECEIVE a £25 off voucher that can be used towards our Hot Stone Massage Course and Body Massage Course.

As an official accredited learning centre with The Guild we are pleased to offer you a discounted £10 on Insurance and membership with The Guild. Simply visit and using referral code 11419.

Certificate Type: GTi Award

Insurance: This course follows National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is insurable. If you do not have insurance, we can offer you a discount through the Guild's insurance policy or Westminster Insurance. Insurance conditions and warranties may apply.

*The online portion of this Indian Head Massage Course is estimated to take 17 hours to complete.

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All of our courses are designed with the highest standards that meet the criteria for various professional awarding bodies