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Indian Head Massage

Body in Balance Diploma in Indian Head Massage

This is a Professional Practitioner qualification. Once achieved you will be fully insured to practice.

This course is specifically designed to develop practical skills in providing the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of Indian Head Massage.

Course Details

  • Courses run on request to suit a student's needs.
  • Courses are held in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.
  • Further support is available following the course via Skype.

Course Description

The Body in Balance Training Diploma in Indian Head Massage teaches the Western approach to Indian Head Massage. It is an invaluable addition to any therapies currently practised as well as an excellent treatment to take into the workplace.

The qualification has been specifically designed to develop the essential practical and theoretical knowledge to offer a safe, effective and appropriate treatment.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing Indian Head Massage treatments to a wide range of clients.

Course Content

  • The History of Indian Head Massage
  • Benefits and Contra-indications
  • Health and Safety
  • Indian Head Massage Techniques
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Oils for Indian Head Massage
  • After-care Advice
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Care for Therapist
  • Principles of Professional Practice (inc. Consultation Forms & Treatment Records)
  • After-care Advice


Assessment is by written evidence of 9 treatments (3 home clients) plus a practical demonstration of techniques in class (2 clients) and a written multiple choice paper. Prior learning and experience can also be considered.


Mariette Lobo has followed a successful career as a complementary therapies lecturer in further education by becoming a private training provider and now runs Body in Balance Training, a centre of excellence for fully insured, professional practitioner courses for complementary therapists.

Course Application & Registration

Please contact me for more information and to discuss your interest in this course.