VTCT L3 Cert. Indian Head Massage

VTCT L3 Indian Head Massage

VTCT L3 Certificate Indian Head Massage

4 Days or 7 eves, plus 3 hr exam

Graduates will also be eligible to join the Complemetary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). Units within this qualification have been mapped to the relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the qualification is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) as well as being approved and supported by Skills for Health (the sector skills council for health).

Indian Head Massage (IHM) sometimes referred to as Champissage and is based on the ayurvedic system of healing which has been practiced in India for over a thousand years. Indian head massage is ultimately a very relaxing form of massage. the benefits are many helping to increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders, improving blood circulation and lymphatic flow, freeing knots of muscular tension, relaxing connective tissue and aiding in the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products. It is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension, aids headaches, sinusitis, eyestrain, promotes hair growth, improves blood and lymph flow to the upper body, promotes relaxation and better sleep and is said to aid sharper thinking as it harmonises the bodies Chakras.

The Indian Head Massage client remains fully clothed and sits in a chair for the treatment. The therapist uses a range of different massage movements on the upper back, shoulders, back of the neck, arms, scalp and face. The treatment will usually last from 25 – 45 minutes.

  • History & origins of IHM
  • Benefits & effects of IHM
  • Use of oils
  • Therapist & client preparation
  • Contra-indications
  • After care advice
  • IHM theory
  • IHM routine
  • Balancing the chakras
  • Anatomy & physiology of the treatment areas
This course is suitable for anyone interested in holistic therapy. The course covers the full sequence of IHM and all the related theory and the related theory including anatomy of the head, neck and shoulders.
  • 4 day or 7 evenings programme including tutoring & practical, assessment, workbook tutoring & tutorial
  • 2.5 hour examination; date chosen by candidate
  • Manuals provided on the therapy, A&P and H&S
  • Liquid refreshments throughout the course
  • Informal teaching style allowing course members to ask questions and make input
  • Limited numbers to ensure maximum benefit from tutor

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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Course Dates

VTCT Level 3 Indian Head Massage Certificate: Weekday Course: Starts Feb 5th 2019

4 Day Course: February 5th, 6th & 12th, March 6th. 

Final Practical Assessment: / March 27th (2 hours)


  • Course Fee: £340
  • Registration, assessment & exam fees: £100. Please note, these fees are levied on behalf of the VTCT and are additional to the course fee. This is payable when booking on the course.


Payment Plan: We offer an ‘interest free’ monthly payment scheme (flat £20 fee) for VTCT courses which allows you to spread the full payment of the course over 3 x easy monthly payments.

Starts On:
February 5th, 201910:30 pm
Ends On:
March 27th, 20195:00 pm
£ 340.00
VTCT Level 3 Indian Head Massage Certificate: Weekday Course: Starts Feb 5th 2019
February 5th, 2019
VTCT L3 IHM (£ 340.00)
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