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"Massage Courses & Sports Massage Courses at the London School of Massage, the UK's most successful school for massage and body therapy training.  Massage courses and training in London and throughout the UK"

Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



Indian Head Massage Courses

VTCT (ITEC) Indian Head Massage Course
Fast Track Course (London)

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VTCT (ITEC) Indian Head Massage Course

This Indian Head Massage course is open to any individual who wants to practice the traditional art of Head Massage.

It includes:

As a bonus the course will also include training in the use of traditional Indian Hair oils and how to incorporate them in a typical treatment.

This course follows the VTCT (ITEC) Indian Head Massage syllabus and allows for full professional practice and insurance on successful completion of the course.

Please note: This course is open to students of all levels including beginners and experienced therapists. The anatomy and physiology that is taught on this course is specific to Indian Head Massage and may provide revision for students who already hold an anatomy and physiology qualification.

About this Indian Head Massage Course ...

This Indian Head Massage course is open to any individual who wants to practice the traditional art of Head Massage and invloves treatment of the head, face, shoulders and neck with the client in the seated position.

We are now offering the Theory element via online lectures, the structure will be as follows:

Part 1) Lectures via Zoom covering the Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Theory of Indian Head Massage.

Part 2) Practical lectures at the school covering the Indian Head Massage techniques and routine, exam preparation and hair oils.

As a bonus this Indian head Massage course will also include training in the use of traditional Indian Hair oils and how to incorporate them in a typical treatment.

It is taught by professional and practising massage therapists who are all trained above the taught level and who are passionate about the subject.  Each Indian Head Massage course lecturer will impart a wealth of information from their own massage practice as well as using accelerated training methods and NLP techniques to facilitate your learning of the subject.

This Indian Head Massage course follows the VTCT (ITEC) Indian Head Massage syllabus and allows for full professional practice and insurance on successful completion of this course.

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What will I learn in this Indian Head Massage Course ...

This Indian Head Massage course will cover the full VTCT (ITEC) level 3 QCF syllabus through formal lectures, practical classes and home assignments. Some of the topics covered in this course are:

Indian Head Massage Theory & Practice

The following are a list of some of the topics which are covered on the course:

Basics of Human Anatomy of the Head and Neck:

  • Blood supply to the head, neck and shoulder area
  • Bones of the face, neck and Shoulders
  • Main nerves of the Head and Face
  • Muscles of the Face, Neck & Shoulders
  • Lymph supply to the Head and Neck
  • Structure & Function of the skin
  • Different Skin types
  • Skin diseases and skin cancers
  • History of Indian Head Massage
  • Chakra's of the Body
  • Full Indian Head Massage routine
  • Contraindications to Indian Head Massage treatment
  • Benefits of Indian Head Massage
  • Scalp conditions and related pathology

Indian Head Massage Course Prerequisites ...

There are no formal prerequsites for this Indian head Massage course and both beginners as well as those holding prior massage / body therapy training are welcome to enrol onto this course.

Please note: to become a member of the FHT, CThA or other association you may be required to hold a Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology.  This may also be the case should you wish to consider donating your Indian Head Massage skills for Charity Events.



Indian Head Massage Course Length...

This Indian head Massage course is taught as a fast track and intensive program.

It is covered over a total period of 3 consequtive days with a break of about 1 month for revision and completion of case studies before the final exam.

There is home study and case history assignments which have to be completed in conjunction with the formal lectures and practicals.


What the Indian Head Massage Exams Consist of ...

  • A practical examination lasting 30 x minutes (by a visiting external VTCT (ITEC) Examiner)
  • 15 question Multiple Choice paper
  • 4 x Case Studies (thorough guidance given during lectures)
  • 10 x Additional Treaments (in the form of a treatment log)

Your final exam takes place 4-6 weeks after the last day of your course. This date is confirmed for each course/group before starting the course.

Opportunities on Completing this Indian Head Massage Course ...

Upon successful completion of our Indian Head Massage courses, our students have gone onto:

  • Open their own private practice treating clients from home
  • Work in Offices and offer Indian head Massage to office workers
  • Work in Health Clubs, Hotels, Ski Resorts (abroad) or offer mobile visiting massage treatments
  • Treat clients using Indian head Massage and give advice on its use.
  • Study our Therapeutic Massage Courses or VTCT (ITEC) Holistic Massage courses as well as degree courses such as Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine.
  • Supplement their full time income by working part time.
  • Help family and friends by providing regular massage treatments.
  • Develop their Continual Professional Development (CPD) portfolio.
  • Ust the title " Indian Head Massage Therapist"
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VTCT (ITEC) is a leading international specialist examination board, providing quality qualifications in Complementary Therapies, Sports & Fitness Training. It is approved as an Awarding Organisation (AO) in the UK. As such all QCF qualifications are approved on the Qualifications Credit Framework.
Our VTCT (ITEC) Indian Head Massage courses are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this Indian Head Massage course.
Successful completion of this Indian Head Massage course will provide you with the title of "Indian Head Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe Indian Head Massage treatment.

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This course is ELCAS approved and those elegible can apply via the ELC scheme using provider nymber 11265.

The CNHC is the UK voluntary regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners that was set up with government support to protect the public by providing a UK voluntary register of complementary therapists. CHNC's register has been approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.  This means CNHC has met the Professional Standards Authority's demanding standards.
general-council-massage-therapy - indian head massage courses The GCMT is the governing body for massage and soft tissue therapies that form all bodyworks and soft tissue techniques in the UK. We are a non-profit making body with the following aims and objectives.

It aims to:

- To define and influence educational standards in the field of soft tissue therapies.
- To act as a lobbying and pressure group in the areas of, education, regulation, insurance and employment.
- To cooperate collectively (e.g on commercial deals) for the benefit of our respective memberships.
- To share best practice and experience as PAs.
- To bring together, and initiate, research into soft tissue therapy.



Inclusive Of: E-Coursework, Demo Video and Exam Fees

Eligibility: Open to all.

Maximum 12 per course.

1st September (Online/Kings Cross) Code: IHMO 3.0

Part 1) 1st Sept (Online Zoom, 9:30 - 16:30 approx.)
Part 2) 4 - 5th Sept (Practical, Kings Cross, 9:30- 16:30 approx.)

Total £430.00 (Discounted before 25/8/2024) £450.00 Thereafter

Online/Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


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