Introduction to Indian Head Massage

Code Duration Start Day Time Tutor Fee Venue Concessions
VHPDZ347 5 weeks 5th Jun 2019 Wednesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm Yasmin Valli £60 Varndean College No

Course Information

Who Is This For?
Anybody from 16 years old - 70 years old who is interested in learning the treatment. Students wishing to practice massage on their partners Students wishing to practice massage on friends & family. Students considering doing an accredited course and who wish to try out the treatment prior to committing to an accredited course. Students wishing to meet others who enjoy massage so they can give and receive to eachother.
What Will I Learn?
Background & history of the massage & the tradition that it belongs to. Oils used in Indian Head Massage Massage techniques on the upper back & shoulders. Massage techniques used on the neck. Massage techniques used on the scalp & head. Massage techniques used on the face.
Content of the Course
History of Ayurveda & (how Indian Head massage fits with this.) Background & History of Indian Head massage Benefits of Indian Head Massage Oils used in Indian Head Massage Contra indications of Indian Head Massage Techniques used in Massage Top back & shoulder massage techniques Neck Massage techniques Head/scalp Massage techniques Face Massage techniques Energetically balancing the upper chakras
Assessment Details
There is no assessment but there is the opportunity to receive feedback from your tutor in the final session to support/improve your practice.
Teaching Methods
Handouts Class discussions Demonstration of techniques Practical experience of receiving & giving the treatment
What's Next?
An accredited Indian Head massage course, which includes anatomy & physiology & health & safety at work so that you can practice professionally.

Financial Information

If your course costs more than £200 you may apply to pay in three instalments.

You must complete and sign an instalment form. The first payment will be taken on application, followed by a further payment at the start of the course and a final payment 2 months later. Please note that a handling charge of 10% of the course fee (up to a maximum of £30) is added to all instalment payments. You will still be liable for the full cost of the course if you leave the course prior to all instalments being paid. Please contact the Registry Department on 01273 546604 for further information.

No refunds are given once a course has started. If a course is cancelled by the college you will receive a full refund of all fees paid. If you decide to cancel your enrolment before the class starts your payment will be refunded less a 20% administration charge (up to a maximum of £50). If you decide to cancel your enrolment for a Saturday workshop less than 72 hours before the class your payment will be refunded less an 80% administration charge.


Please ring the Adult Education office on 01273 546602 for further information.