The nasalis is a facial muscle located
on either side of the nose (which is sometimes referred to as
This is one of the muscles of the head, neck, and face that is included
on the syllabus of many courses in Indian
Head Massage. As this is an increasingly popular therapy we have
added several revision pages that may be helpful to students of Indian
Head Massage. See for example, the page about Skeletal
Structures of the Head and Neck.
To view the location of the nasalis
muscles, see the page about Facial
Note that this page consists of an interactive (rather than a simply
labelled) diagram, so you'll have to test yourself by guessing which
muscles are the nasalis until
you find the correct label. It's a fun way to learn !