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Indian Head Massage


This course is discontinued

DATES: 20th & 21st August 2022

TIME: 9.30am - 5.30pm each day

NRRI & IRI: 50 CPD credits

COST: €200 (€50 deposit will be required upon registration).

Manual included.



Indian Head Massage is based on the ayurvedic system of healing which has been practiced in India for thousands of years and continues to play an important role in their everyday life today.  It features in the earliest Ayurvedic texts, which date back nearly 4000 years.  Indian Head Massage has an important medicinal function and does not only strengthen muscles and firm the skin, but also encourages the body’s innate healing Life Force.


Indian Head Massage is a wonderfully relaxing therapy and would make a great addition to a practitioner's therapy offerings. It is important that the therapist has other complementary therapies to offer their clients as it is recommended to vary treatments.


During the workshop, students will learn the techniques and skills necessary to perform a complete Indian Head Massage treatment. The two-day syllabus will cover the following:


  • Introduction to Indian Head massage (IHM).

  • How IHM works.

  • History and development of IHM Ayurveda.

  • Benefits and contraindications.

  • Techniques.

  • Vegetable oils used and contraindications.

  • Basic information on the meridians on the head.

  • Knowledge of the meridians on the head and neck.

  • Knowledge of the chakras.

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the upper back, neck and head.

  • Hands on practical giving and receiving.


A clear and concise manual with charts and notes will be provided.  A certificate and CPD credits will be awarded upon completion of the workshop (please bring CPD card on the day).  





A recognised stand alone qualification in anatomy and physiology, massage or reflexology is required to attend this workshop.



A certificate will be awarded to those students who attend fully the two day workshop, participate throughout and are deemed to fully understand all instructions given and perform an Indian Head Massage with confidence and care for the receiver.



Please note:

Refreshments will be provided to which you will have access at all times. Lunch will not be provided, but there are kitchen facilities available if you would like to bring a packed lunch.  There are also several shops and cafes/restaurants which serve lunch nearby.  

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