Indian Head Massage Course Description

This certification course includes theoretical and practical instruction in the form of a series of detailed videos. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the course.  You will learn how to do a relaxing 30-minute Indian Head Massage session while your client is seated in a simple portable chair.

Why take this class:

  • Indian Head Massage can be done anywhere, anytime and for anyone. Since all you need is a small folding chair your investment in equipment is relatively small.
  • You will learn everything you need to be able to perform a 30 minute Indian Head Massage session for clients, friends, and family.
  • Same course materials are covered as offered in the in-class course.
  • It is convenient, just log in when you have time and go at our own pace, you have 90 days to complete the material.
  • You can go back and review chapters, so if you forget something, just go back and take a look.
  • No need to take time off work to attend an in-class course
  • No extra expenses with travel and accommodations 
  • Instructor support, if you have any questions I am just an email away
  • There are 37 instructional videos showing you in detail exactly how to do the techniques as well as 7 review videos so you can follow along as you practice.
  • 2 hours of one-on-one personal time with the instructor via email, phone or skype/facetime.
  • A Certificate of Completion is awarded once you have completed the full course content and have submitted a recording of yourself doing a full session on a partner (friend, family member, client...).

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to the Online Indian Head Massage Course!

    • About Indian Head Massage

    • Course Layout

  • 2

    Chapter 1 Theory

    • Lesson 1 - Advantages, Possible Benefits and Reactions

    • Lesson 2 - Precautions, Contra-Indications, and Whiplash Injury

    • Lesson 3 - Anatomy

    • Lesson 4 - Setting the Stage and Hygiene

    • Lesson 5 - Chart of the hand, Posture and Body Mechanics, and Some Notes on The Massage Techniques

    • Lesson 6 - The Chakras

    • Lesson 7 - The Sinuses

  • 3

    Chapter 2 The Techniques

    • Section 1 - Starting Techniques

    • Section 2- Shoulder Techniques

    • Section 3 - Arm Techniques

    • Section 4 - Neck Techniques

    • Section 5 - Head Techniques

    • Section 6 - Face Techniques

    • Section 7 - Ear Techniques

    • Section 8 - Chakra Balancing and Ending Procedure

    • Section 9 - Review

  • 4

    Chapter 3 - Informed Consent and Full Certification

    • Informed Consent and Precautions and Contraindications forms

    • Full Certification Requirements and Case Study Form

  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Insurance and Directory of Practitioners

    • Insurance for Holistic Practitioners

    • Directory of Practitioners

  • 6

    Chapter 5 - The use of Oil in Indian Head Massage

    • Use of Oil in Indian Head Massage

  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Bibliography and Resources

    • Bibliography, Resources, and Acknowledgements

  • 8

    Chapter 7 - Appendix

    • Other fun information

About the instructor

Founder and Instructor

Debbie Boehlen

Debbie began her journey towards better health in 1992 and has been continuously learning new methods and techniques to improve her health and well-being, and that of others, on all levels: mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional. The courses and modalities Debbie offers contribute toward natural health, relaxation, and a more balanced state of being. Ms. Boehlen has been a Reflexologist since 2001, and an Indian Head Massage Instructor since 2003. In 2009 she developed the Rejuvenating Face Massage Course and in 2014 she developed the Ayurvedic Foot Massage Course and has been offering these courses as well. Ms. Boehlen has been a Reiki Master since 2002 and is certified in multiple energy healing modalities including, Access Consciousness Bars®, Axiatonal Alignment, and several Reiki variations including Usui, Karuna®, and Animal Reiki. She is a certified practitioner of Chair Massage, Foot and Hand Reflexology. Ms. Boehlen also offers IonCleanse Detoxifying Foot Baths. Debbie has traveled throughout Canada since 2003 offering training in Indian Head Massage, Rejuvenating Face Massage, Ayurvedic Foot Massage, Usui Reiki, Animal Reiki, and Axiatonal Alignment.

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