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What is Indian head massage?

Ellisons are very excited to announce the launch of a new online training course, Indian Head Massage. This ancient massage has been a staple treatment around the world for decades, and now Ellisons are offering you an affordable, flexible and comprehensive course in the treatment. Read on to discover more about Indian head massage, as well as more about the Ellisons Academy course and how you can sign up.

What is Indian head massage?

Indian head massage, also known as ‘champissage’, is a treatment that focuses on massaging acupressure points along the head, neck, and shoulders, often using circular massage strokes to improve hair and scalp condition.

It originates from an Indian alternative medicine system called Ayurveda, (translated as the ‘science of life’), whereby it is believed that the mind and body are intricately connected and can influence one another. Through this theory, it is understood that Indian head massage can not only reduce headaches and improve physical well-being, but can also improve mental and emotional wellness too.

Indian head massage is an ancient therapeutic practice that has been used in India for over 2,000 years, (since around 600 B.C.), and requires no oils or equipment, making it a very accessible treatment, perfect for newcomers to massage. It is usually done while seated and through light clothing.

“Almost every mother in the Indian subcontinent has practiced scalp massage, which has become both a customary and integral part of her family life.”

Amarjeet Bhamra, President of the Institute of Indian Head Massage

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What is Indian head massage?

Benefits of Indian head massage

  • Helps to balance the body
  • Helps to improve concentration
  • Soothes away tension, to improve mobility
  • Helps to stimulate blood and lymph circulation
  • Joint mobility may be improved when used in combination with oils
  • Helps to relieves blockages in the chakras
  • Relaxes the scalp which may improve headaches, migraines and eye strain
  • Improves the condition of the scalp and hair
  • Can be performed as a chair massage
  • Can be performed through clothes and without oil
  • Treatment does not require a lot of space
  • A treatment suitable for mobile therapists

What can I expect from the Ellisons Indian head massage training course?

You will have access to the Indian Head massage training manual together with a video tutorial to guide you through the step by step process. You will work independently through the theory modules, completing a series of question and answer sections to assess your learning progress. You are required to submit a practical demonstration of yourself performing an Indian head massage treatment which will be assessed by an Ellisons educator. You will have completed the course when you have passed all of the required theory, module examinations and received notification of your competent practical assessment. You will then receive an accredited certificate to download.

In addition, one of our professionally qualified trainers will be available to address your personal requirements as you work through the course content. To find our more contact [email protected]

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