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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This is a 2 day/1 day Boot Camp course and includes both practical and theoretical instruction.  The course is designed for Holistic Practitioners,  Health Care Workers/Aids, **Registered Massage Therapists, Massage Practitioners, Reflexologists, Nurses, Estheticians, Spa Owners, Hair Stylists, anyone who may be contemplating a career in Holistic Therapies and individuals who wish to receive professional training for home and personal use.


The course is also open as a General Interest Workshop Course for individual who would like to receive professional training in Indian Head Massage or Indie Head Massage, for home use (to use for their children and their loved ones who need some extra TLC)!


This course will teach all the techniques used during an Indie Head Massage and/or Indian Head Massage Routine and then combine the techniques into a 20 minute routine and a full 1 hour routine.  The practical content of the course consists of demonstrations and practical exchanges.


Theoretical Content includes: History, Theory, Principals and Application of Indie Head Massage/Indian Head Massage.  You will learn about anatomy & physiology, pathology, possible benefits, precautions and contra-indications and about possible reaction, as relate to this course of study. Expanded applications include an introduction to carrier oils and essential oils and their safe use and modified treatments for special groups. You will also learn how to conduct a client consultation and about health, safety and sanitation standards and how to develop and implement best business practices.  There is a 4 hour home study portion, to be completed the week before the scheduled class.


A Certificate of Attendance and Completion of Training will be awarded at the end of the course and FULL Certification may be obtained by completing case studies, a written and practical exam (refer to certification details, below). **Registered Massage Therapists need only complete the IN-Class portion (testing and case studies are not required).


PRE-REQUISITE(S)  Must be 18 years of age or older.   No prior knowledge or experience is required.  

COURSE FEES -   2 Day/1 Day Boot Camp  Course $550.00, (plus tax) includes course manual and

                             Certificate of Attendance and Completion of Training  


REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED INDIE HEAD MASSAGE & INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE PRACTITIONER

1. The Written Exam worth 45% of the final written mark.  The exam covers all materials included in the course manual.  This is a 1 hour exam and the format is multiple choice. The written exam must be completed within 3 months of the in-class course.  The passing mark of the written exam is 80%.

2. You must complete 40 case studies, consisting of 5 sessions each on 8 non-paying volunteers.  Case Studies are worth 10% of your final mark and are to be submitted on or before the practical examination. You have 9 months to complete case studies. Case Studies must be completed before you can do the practical exam.

3. The Practical Exam is worth 45% of your final mark. The practical exam consists of you doing a full treatment on the instructor. You must be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the techniques learned and the proper sequence in which to do them. The passing mark of the Practical Exam is 80%. You have 9 months to complete the Practical Exam.

4. You have 9 months to complete the entire course for FULL Certification.


EXAMINATION COST

$100.00 payable at time of testing (Written Exam) covers both the written and practical exams.


COURSE OUTCOMES

By the end of the course the student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical principals and explain to clients what an Indie Head Massage/Indian Head Massage is and what the possible benefits are.

2. Be able to perform an Indie Head Massage/Indian Head Massage session on a client, using the techniques taught in class (20 minute routine and a 1 hour routine).

3. Demonstrate an understanding of anatomy & physiology and pathology as it relates to Indie Head Massage and Indian Head Massage

4. Perform a client consultation and complete a client record session card

5. Understand and be able to explain the difference between general cautions and special cautions

6. Identify the contraindications and know when not to perform this massage on a client

7. Understand and knowing when to modify sessions for special groups

8. Apply best business practices and implement health, safety and sanitation standards in their practice

9. Understand and always work within the limits and scope of their level expertise and profession

10. Demonstrate professionalism and engage at all times in a code of conduct beneficial to their clients  and profession


Will travel to other areas for groups of 5 or more, (travel charges may apply)

Indian/Indie Head Massage Courses Offered in Toronto, GTA, Ontario


PRIVATE TRAINING ALSO AVAILABLE


Introductory 2 Hour  Workshop




Indie Head Massage Training Course & Indian Head Massage Training Course

Our INDIE Head Massage Program is RECOGNIZED BY THE CMTO

COLLEGE OF MASSAGE THERAPIST OF ONTARIO FOR CAT. A (7) CEUs

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