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Indian Head Massage FAQ

How does Indian head massage work?
The goal is to clear blocks in energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that lead to ailments. An Indian head massage will release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck and shoulders.

What does it involve?
Our therapist uses a range of different movements including application of deep kneading and compression movements over the neck, shoulder and scalp areas. In addition we will also gently stimulate and stroke pressure points on the face. T


How long does the massage last for?

The massage will usually last from 20 to 40 minutes. Once the massage has completed you will sit quietly for 10 to 20 minutes.

What is it good for?
Indian head massage is especially good for relieving stress, tension, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, migraine and sinusitis. Clients report that the experience is deeply calming and relaxing, leaving them feeling energised and revitalised and better able to concentrate.

What are the benefits?
Indian head massage helps increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders, improves blood circulation, frees knots of muscular tension and relaxes connective tissue. It is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension.

Are there any side effects and when should it be avoided?
Indian head massage should be avoided if you have had recent surgery, or a head or neck injury; a history of thrombosis or embolism; spondylitis or spondylosis. If you have high or low blood pressure, diabetes, Indian head massage is particularly good for reducing the effects of stress and tension epilepsy, any kind of heart condition, cancer or osteoporosis, talk to your doctor before arranging a treatment.

Always make sure that you avoid alcohol for at least five hours before the treatment.

How do I book an Indian Head massage?

You can call in directly to the Birstall Wellbeing Centre for direction see our map. Or you can fill out a booking form, which can be found here.  






Indian head massage is based on system of healing that has been practiced in India for over a thousand years. It is an alternative medicine massage therapy that provides relaxation and healing. The head, neck and face are massaged with the purpose of controlling energy channels.

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Indian Head Massage



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