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Indian Head Massage for Family and Friends

Looking to learn a new skill? Wondering about exploring your massage skills? Indian Head Massage a favourite beginner’s course because it is fun and quick to learn. Join us to learn a therapy that you can share with family and friends. And have a great day out in a beautiful yurt with like-minded people too. Continue reading »

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Diploma in Indian Head Massage in Cornwall

Looking to study Indian Head Massage? This popular three day accredited IHM Diploma is coming to Cornwall in June 2016. The Diploma is accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists for 20 CPD points. It is also recognised by the Association of Indian Head Massage (AIHM) as a course of high standard that meets the requirements for membership. Continue reading »

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Volunteering in Dunkirk Refugee Camp

I’ve been given an amazing opportunity to work as a volunteer in the Dunkirk Refugee Camp. I’ll be travelling out on March 19th 2017 and feeling a little nervous but pleased to be doing something to help. There’s a little more about the trip below. If you’d like more information or to offer a donation please contact me directly. Continue reading »

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Story Massage for Children and Adults

Are you interested in sharing Story Massage with the children or adults in your care – at home or at work? 

We offer two options:

  • In house/group training days for your school or organisation
  • Accredited day course for individuals

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Refresh your Indian Head Massage skills

Need a bit of a refresher? Need some CPD? Then this one day Indian Head Massage Refresher Course is ideal for you. Get your points and have some fun and laughs too!  Continue reading »

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Free CPD for Holistic Therapists – 10 simple tips

Concerned about getting sufficient CPD points to meet the requirements of your professional body? Well, here are ten simple ways of achieving your Continuing Professional Development without putting pressure on your bank balance.  Your professional body will provide you with full details of the policy for CPD for holistic therapists. Many will also have templates to help you record your CPD activities. Continue reading »

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Training in Indian Head Massage

What is Indian Head Massage?

Indian Head Massage is a seated massage therapy that involves specific massage techniques on the upper back and arms, shoulders, neck, scalp, face and ears. The client sits on a comfortable, upright chair and the therapist stands behind using a series of alternate soothing and invigorating movements. Each session lasts around 30-40 minutes although this can be shortened to 10-20 minutes if necessary. Continue reading »

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Indian Head Massage for Individual Needs

The Association of Indian Head Massage (AIHM) held their annual CPD day on Saturday 17th September 2016 – and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.

Absolutely brilliant! Inspirational. It helped in many areas that I had not expected at all – on a work and personal level. Thank you.

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Benefits of Hand and Foot Massage

If you’ve enjoyed a hand massage and/or foot massage then you know that it can be a truly relaxing and soothing experience. Indeed, many people are surprised at the benefits of such a simple, non-invasive and adaptable therapy. Published research backs this up.  Continue reading »

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Heartfelt Letter from Japanese Charity

Here is a letter from Nobuko who has been trained by Cocoro Charity to offer comforting massage to the local people. She tells us why it is so important for the charity to continue its work in the tsumani devastated area of North East Japan. Continue reading »

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