Infant Massage Classes
I am a Certified Infant Massage Instructor having completed the intensive training with the Infant Massage Service in 2003. I am a member of IMIS and have access to up to date information on infant massage.
In my classes you will learn to soothe your baby, relieve tummy upsets and read and respond to cues. Massage is beneficial to children of any age however the earlier you start giving it to your baby the sooner they will experience the benefits of massage including:
- Helps establish a close, loving communication and relationship with your baby
- Improves colic and constipation and calms irritable babies
- Encourages baby to sleep deeper and longer
- Boost baby immune system
- Provides opportunity for fathers to spend quality time with their babies and lots more…….
Courses available at Wests Rd Natural Therapies
4 Week Infant Massage Course
This course equips parents with a full range of simple, safe and effective massage techniques to use daily. Parents will learn complete massage sequence and ways to relieve discomfort associated with colic, reflux and constipation.
Length of course. 60 mins per week over 4 weeks
Cost of course $30.00 per class
Private Session one-on-one
Length of course. 2 hours per week over 2 weeks
Cost of course $150.00 total
Introduction to Infant Massage – Single Session
This course is designed for mothers group or playgroups. This is an introductory class which covers basic massage techniques that is demonstrated on a demo doll and also includes time for class discussion. Courses run on demand!
Length of class: 60 mins
Cost: $30.00 per baby and parent/s (there is a minimum of 4 babies and parent/s)
Remember “that massage is one of the most gratifying experiences that your baby can enjoy emotionally for healthy growth and development and a beautiful and simple way for you as a parent to express your love for your baby” Infant Massage Australia.