Infant Massage

Infant Massage: Happy Babies, Happy Families
Communicating love through nurturing touch

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Learn to massage your baby! Massage techniques are taught to promote nurturing touch and communication between parent and baby. Classes are baby-led, and massage is done with baby’s permission. Parents learn the strokes on their own babies; instructor demonstrates on a doll. Class also includes some yoga postures for parents to help relieve neck, back, and shoulder tension. Class is ideal for pre-crawling babies.


Infant Massage is….
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Great for Babies:
**Promotes attachment to parent
**Encourages relaxation
**Promotes better sleep
**Helps baby feel loved

Great for Parents:
**Learn techniques to comfort and soothe their babies
**Learn to understand and respond to baby’s cues
**Provides an additional avenue for close and nurturing contact


Class Schedule

I currently teach this class privately to small groups only. Classes are scheduled every week over the course of 5 weeks, and each class is one hour long. I teach a maximum of 5 families per small group. Get in touch, and we can arrange to have a session either in your home or in my studio space.


Why I teach infant massage

I learned about infant massage when my daughter was just a few weeks old. She was suffering from colic, and I was desperate to help her. My husband and I used some of the tummy massage techniques for many, many months.
A few years later, I decided to learn more about infant massage because many of the new moms in my yoga classes were looking for other ways to connect with and soothe their babies. I became an infant massage educator and started to teach basic massage strokes during my postnatal (mommy and me) yoga classes. I still massage my now four year-old daughter at night before bed and am honored to teach this method of nurturing touch to other families.