What is Infant Massage?
Infant Massage is an ancient tradition in many cultures which has been rediscovered in the West. Clinical evidence shows that loving, touching,
nurturing contact between caregiver and infant has a positive impact upon subsequent development. Many studies reveal the benefits of positive
interactive contact as an integral part of a baby's early life.
Infant Massage is one of the easiest and most pleasant methods of providing early positive interaction.
Studies conducted at the University of Miami Medical Center's Touch Research Institute, show that premature babies who were massaged every day
developed more rapidly both physically and neurologically than nonmassaged premature infants. Many hospitals are now adopting Infant Massage as
a regular part of their parent education programs to help promote well-being and the loving bonds between parents and their babies.
Benefits of Infant Massage
Infant Massage Rates
- Relaxes and Soothes: Nurturing touch is a naturally rewarding way to relieve stress for you and your baby.
- Deepens Bonding: Essential one-on-one time that will enhance your intimacy, understanding and ability to nurture.
- Improves Communication: Increases your confidence and sensitivity to your baby's cues.
- Contributes to Development: Stimulates growth and healthy development of your baby's body, mind and spirit.
- Empowers: Enhances your ability to understand your baby's special needs.
- Helps Baby Sleep Better: Helping your baby release stress which builds daily from new experiences means more rest for baby and you; everyone feels better.
Three sessions at 1 to 1.5 hours each = $60.00 ($20 per class)
Minimum of 3 babies per class, maximum of 6
Private classes at my office = $25
Save 25% on classes if you received regular massage through your pregnancy
About the Program
Certified Infant Massage Instructors teach classes in a series of sessions. Classes usually meet weekly for about three weeks.
Infant Massage can be learned by anyone interested in having a loving relationship with babies.
Classes are designed for you with your baby, from birth to pre-crawling.
Our hands-on method insures that you will learn the art of interactive massage to suit your baby's individual schedule, needs and developmental level.
Many of the massage techniques taught in these classes are being used in research studies. These studies continually demonstrate that loving touch
is beneficial for well babies, and babies with special needs and their parents or caregivers.
I invite you to call if you have any questions or if you would like to start the series of sessions.
"I have to tell you how wonderful your infant massage class has been for us. I have been massaging Reid every night and she just loves it!
She could be in the most overtired, foul mood but as soon as she sees the bottle of oil she calms down. It is truly amazing! It is such a special bonding
time for us, too. Thank you, thank you!!!" J.P.
"Thanks again for the great massage techniques. Kale LOVES massages. He has been feeling a little under the weather the past week or so and every
time he gets super fussy, I give him a massage. It buys me a good hour or two of happiness afterwards. I have never seen anything like it." S.T.