Tara Kovach, Massage Practitioner

Indian Head Massage originated thousands of years ago in India. It is also known as Champissage a Hindi term. Indian Head Massage is gentle form  of  gentle massage.

During an Indian Head Massage the client remains seated in a chair while remaining clothed. The muscles of the upper back, shoulders, neck, scalp, face, and ears are manipulated. This process provides maximum stress relief for the entire body and mind.

Indian Head Massage may alleviate headaches, and has been known to aid people who suffer from migraines as a result of temporomandibular joint pain.

3 Facts About Indian Head Massage:

  1. Head Massage is a fully clothed and seated massage technique which focusses on the upper back, shoulders, neck, scalp and ears.
  2. Perfect for the person who is new to massage and/or prefers to remain clothed.
  3. Indian Head Massage provides stress relief, relieves anxiety, and alleviates upper body aches.

Massage has been practised for thousands of years worldwide. While it feels sensational (massage should never bruise or actually hurt) studies have shown that massage may also prove benefits such as:

  • anxiety relief or reduction
  • stress reduction
  • muscle pain and more

Tara studied massage at Inner Insights Holistic School and graduated in 2016.

Home parties are available. I can accommodate up to 6 people. You book in a minimum of four friends for a half hour treatment and your treatment is complementary. You supply the venue (within the City of London only) with a quiet space for the person in session, snacks etc.

Please note that inebriated people cannot have treatment. Please contact me for more details.

What You Can Expect

During your Massage

Please park for free on our street. We share a very tight driveway so I assure you that this is a better choice.

This is a home based business. My pets and family live here. We’re a very happy family of 3 adults along with two friendly cats and mid sized friendly dog. The cats are ‘catlike’ and may roam around during your massage, while the dog seems to enjoy the music and will snooze close by. If you’d prefer, we put them away before your appointment, please let us know.

The 30 minute and 45 minute massage in a regular chair. There will be soft music playing, and occasionally a kitty may come out to see you. If you’ve booked online and filled out the online intake form, I may ask you some more health related questions to help me make this therapy as pleasant as I can for you. This treatment  is done while sitting up and remaining fully clothed.

I will ask you to breath deeply as I start. This begins the relaxation in the body. I will typically begin by massaging your upper back through your clothes. I will work on your back, shoulders, neck, face, scalp and ears. If you’re not comfortable at any point please let me know. I will also check in periodically to make

sure the pressure is pleasant and not painful. Once your back, shoulders and neck are massaged, with your permission I will place a heated rice bag on your shoulders to further relax you.

You will probably find the massage deeply relaxing and may even doze off in the chair. Afterwards, some people feel as though they’ve had a full body massage as the relaxation in their upper body effects their entire body. You may feel sleepy or you may feel full of energy afterwards. Every person and every massage may have different after affects. One thing that does seem fairly consistant is that you will enjoy a more restful, deeper sleep afterwards. The sleep benefit seems to last about 5-7 days.

If you’ve booked a deluxe or head to toe massage, I will have the massage table set up and heated for your comfort. (Depending on the season) I will step out of the room while you get undressed to your comfort level.  Typically, you will start face down on the massage table. I am professionally trained in massage therapy including draping so you will always be covered with the exception of the area I am working on. I will start with your back massage and if you’re having head to toe will end at your feet. I will wipe my hands before touching your head so as to keep you looking relaxed when you leave but not greasy.

Massage Session Pricing

Seated Massage

  • 30 minutes
  • Seated in a chair

Seated Massage

  • 45 minutes
  • Seated in a chair

Table Massage

$600060 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Indian head massage

Head to Toe Massage

  • Done on the table
  • Full back massage
  • With/without aromatherapy

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“After suffering with a migraine for many days, Tara dropped everything to come and try and help me ease the pain. The head massage was so relaxing and exactly what I needed. I would HIGHLY recommend her services. ”

Cari R. • London

“I had never heard of Indian Head Massage before so it intrigued me. I tend to hold a lot of stress in my neck and jaw. Went and met the wonderfully calm and friendly Tara and left feeling so relaxed! If you have never been I truly recommend trying it! She won’t let you down!”

Christeena F. • London

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