Indian Head Massage:

A 1-Day CMA Accredited Diploma Course


In Ayurvedic medicine, Indian Head Massage is revered as one of the most therapeutically powerful therapies available.

Our 1-day Indian Head Massage workshop will provide you with all of the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to be able to effectively and safely deliver this powerful restorative Ayurvedic treatment.

Over the course of the day, you will:

  • Be introduced to Ayurveda as a holistic science of health and medicine.

  • Learn about the three Doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) relevant to delivering and performing Indian Head Massage.

  • Learn how to assess the Dosha of your patient/client

  • Learn about the core medicated oils of Ayurveda that are used when performing Indian Head Massage and why they offer such powerful therapeutic benefits.

  • Receive full practical training in how to deliver the full sequence of traditional Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage working in pairs with fellow students.

  • Learn the key Marma (acupressure) points in the head and neck region that can be used during Indian Head Massage and how to use and work on these Marma points to alleviate various symptoms

  • Learn how to adapt Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage techniques and choose Ayurvedic oils to suit a client's body constitution or Dosha.


Accreditation: This course it fully accredited by the prestigious CMA (Complementary Medical Association) and upon successful completion you will receive a CMA accredited diploma in Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage.

Who is this course for? This course is ideally suited to those with an interest in learning about the theory and practical delivery of Indian Head Massage. It would suit those who wish to use this technique to support the health and well-being of the friends and family but is equally suited to those currently working in another therapeutic area (yoga teachers, osteopaths, physiotherapists, massage therapist, Ayurvedic practitioners or therapists etc) who wish to integrate this powerful form of healing into the services they are able to offer to their patients.

Date: Fri Oct 12th 2018

Duration: This is a 1-day workshop that runs from 10am to 6pm, please arrive promptly at 9:45 for a 10am start. We will be having an hour lunch break, and would advise bringing a packed lunch as there is no cafe facilities close by. 

Cost: £118.80


Martin Beale Room

Cobnor Activity Centre



West Sussex

PO18 8TE

How to Book: Please purchase a place via our SHOP page, you will be sent an e-receipt upon check-out, which is confirmation of your booking. 



Facilitator: This course will be run by Dr Sam Watts

Sam has a thriving private Ayurvedic practice in Sussex where he sees a wide variety of patients with issues ranging from insomnia and anxiety to more severe conditions such as Crohn’s disease and thyroid disorders. Sam also runs a variety of courses and workshops relevant to Ayurveda, health and wellbeing. Aside from his clinical work in Ayurveda, Sam has a background in cancer research at the University of Southampton’s School of Medicine where his research focused on the development of survivorship initiatives for prostate, ovarian and paediatric cancer patients.

Cobnor Activity Centre


WHEN: 12th Oct, 2018


COST: £118.80


TIME: 10 - 6 pm


BOOKING: Please book via our SHOP page