Embark on our comprehensive two-day Indian Head Massage course designed to equip you with the expertise to administer a full Indian Head Massage treatment. This includes mastering massage techniques for the shoulders, upper arms, head, and face, complemented by an understanding of Ayurvedic principles and Chakras. Additionally, you'll gain insight into the preparation and application of oils specific to Indian Head Massage.
Indian Head Massage, known as "Champi" or "Champissage" in Hindi and Urdu, offers invigorating and deeply relaxing effects. As an adjunct to massage therapy, it's gained significant recognition among clients and is increasingly in demand. Completion of our course offers a highly regarded qualification in this specialised field.
This course is suitable for newcomers to complementary therapies as well. If you're eager to learn a healing therapeutic skill for use with family and friends, you may opt-out of the professional assessment and still receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance (not suitable for professional practice).
Benefits of Indian Head Massage:
Indian Head Massage therapy techniques are rooted in Ayurvedic principles, aiming to harmonise the body, mind, and spirit by harnessing energy flow or chakras. It has been shown to:
- Alleviates muscle tension in the neck and shoulders
- Clears blockages in the higher chakras
- Assists in preventing migraines, headaches, and back pain
- Stimulates hair growth
- Supports detoxification via lymphatic drainage stimulation
- Relieves sleeplessness, restlessness, and insomnia
- Eases symptoms of anxiety and depression
- Revitalizes energy levels
- Enhances memory capabilities
- Accommodates clients uncomfortable with lying down
What is Indian Head Massage?
Indian Head Massage, also known as Champissage, is a therapeutic massage technique that focuses on the head, neck, and shoulders. Originating in India thousands of years ago, this massage form was initially part of the Ayurvedic healing system.
During an Indian Head Massage session, the practitioner uses various massage movements and techniques to relax and manipulate muscles in the upper back, shoulders, neck, head, and face. The massage typically includes a combination of deep kneading, gentle strokes, and acupressure techniques applied to these areas.
The treatment aims to release tension, improve circulation, and promote relaxation. It can help alleviate stress, reduce headaches, ease neck and shoulder tension, and improve overall well-being. Indian Head Massage also incorporates the belief in energy flow and chakras, aiming to balance the body's energy centers for holistic healing.
Many people find Indian Head Massage to be not only physically beneficial but also mentally soothing, providing a sense of relaxation and calmness. It's often performed while the recipient is seated and fully clothed, making it easily accessible and suitable for various settings, including spas, wellness centers, and even workplace environments as a stress-relieving technique.