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£145.00 Course symbols: N Q
Develop your skills in giving Indian head massage and how it contributes to relieving stress. This course offers progression for students who have already taken an introductory course. Study basic anatomy and physiology of the upper body and learn how to give an Indian head massage, taking account of the benefits and when not to undertake the procedure. Consider the history and links with Ayurveda and the traditions of Indian traditional medicine.
1. Initial assessment in English.
2. Previous therapeutic body work an advantage but not essential.
Before enrolling, you are required to complete an assessment in English. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English skills to enjoy the course and succeed. There will be an opportunity to study English and maths to gain either a GCSE or Level 2 qualification.
What you will learn
The course will cover the following
Practical techniques on the head, neck and shoulders, theory and history, anatomy, stress, benefits and use of oils, including Indian oils. The theory work will be completed before the exam which includes a set number of case studies and an after- care leaflet.
How you will learn on this course
By demonstration, practical pair work, Power-point demonstration, feedback, class assessment. Students will practise techniques at home and carry out their case studies.
How you will be assessed on this course
1. Be able to perform Indian head massage for clients, friends and family.
2. Have the opportunity to work in a salon, clinic, office and events.
Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)
Qualification: IPTI Level 2 Indian Head Massage.
What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time
Weekly attendance at class and completion of the required number of case studies. Home to be done, as set by the course tutor.
What you need for your course
Anti -bacterial wipes, anti- bacterial hand wash, oil or wax, two hand towels and a cushion.
Textbook: Frances Gould – Indian Head Massage.
What you need to bring to the first class
What you can do next
You may wish to undertake a professional qualification in another complementary therapy.
At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor may ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals.
This paperwork is a requirement of the College’s Quality Improvement Programme.
5 Brampton Road,
Kent DA7 4EZ
Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath.
Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422
Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed.
For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking