Health Options Institute

Empowering Students to Succeed for Over 34 Years


Indian Head Massage

(12 Hours)

Prerequisite: Deep Muscle Massage or any basic bodywork training


Indian Head Massage for Massage Therapists introduces the history, purpose, technique, and application of the ancient Ayurvedic healing protocol “Shiro-Abhyanga”, also known as Champissage or Indian Head Massage.


Ayurveda is the world's oldest system of medicine and the forerunner to all the great healing systems. Indian Head massage - known as Shiro-Abhyanga, is a non-invasive, clothed, seated treatment that is ideal for clients who may be shy, elderly, or persons restricted to a wheelchair.


This super stress buster, headache reliever, tension soother and mental booster is an exceptional treatment for any per-son, anywhere, any time!


A certificate indicating 12 NCBTMB hours that can be used toward massage re licensing will be received.


Health Options Institute is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider.  Its approved provider number is 451986-12.

About The Facilitator:

Bridgit Martin, LMT, WHE, NCB has over 16 years of experience as a Massage Therapist with National Certification and state licensing in Pennsylvania. Her foundational training began with the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics with additional education from the Baltimore School of Massage, the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts and the Academy of Massage Therapy. 


Bridgit's expertise includes training as a Whole Health Educator, is credentialed as a continuing education provider for NCBTMB, and has hands-on teaching experience with a local massage school. 


Ms. Martin provides health education classes for local companies who support employee wellness through organizational programs encouraged by health insurances as well as on-site massage services to businesses in her area. 


Bridgit's innate sense of intuition enables her to create exciting learning experiences for any massage student or life-learner. Bridgit offers a nurturing, healthy learning environment, while providing interesting topics that support massage therapist practice building and empowerment. 



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Testimonials From Bridgit's Students


"I think I fell asleep, I missed some time. Amazed me that you are only working a select area of the body but you can get total relaxation." -Sarah B.


"Thank you for sharing such a beautiful modality that anyone can use at any time." -October, 2017 Student


"A great class with a great teacher, which make me feel great!" -October, 2017 Student


"Thoroughly enjoyable. Energy exchange and shared experience was fantastic and overall much greater than the sum of its parts." -October, 2017 Student