MAC Complementary Health Clinic

     Complete Body and Mind Therapy. 
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Indian Head Massage Training

This work shop is designed predominately to be a hand?s on experience. The general aims of this course is to ensure that the participant:

  • Will have a basic knowledge of the history of Indian head massage.
  • Understand when to give a treatment and in accordance with the contraindications when not to          treat a person.
  • Demonstrate competently the massage techniques taught on the course.
  • Develop confidence in ones own ability when performing a massage.
  • Understand the importance of keeping good case notes.

No previous experience is required to partake in this course.

A certificate of attendance will be issued to each participant on the day of the course and on return of the required 5 case studies and their completed examination paper a certificate of completion will be awarded to each successful candidate.

Course syllabus:

  • What is Indian head massage
  • The benefits of Indian head massage
  • Structure of the skull
  • Bones of the shoulder and neck
  • Muscles of the face and head
  • Preparation for Indian head massage
  • Equipment
  • Personal preparation
  • Hygiene
  • Hand exercises
  • State of mind
  • Preparation of the client
  • Contraindications
  • Consultation sheet
  • Summary of the techniques used during the massage
  • Explanation of the individual techniques used
  • Some questions and answers
  • Posture
  • Starting the massage
  • Upper back and shoulders
  • Arms
  • Neck
  • Scalp
  • Face
  • Practical assessment

A course manual is also included with the course and this outlines and explains the course in detail. It will help you during your case studies.

Click here to download Indian Head Massage registration Form

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