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.
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- History & origins of IHM
- Benefits & effects of IHM
- Use of oils
- Therapist & client preparation
- After care advice
- IHM theory
- IHM routine
- Balancing the chakras
- Anatomy & physiology of the treatment areas
- 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.