Baby massage is growing in popularity however its not a new phenomenon. It has been around for hundreds of years in many diverse cultures. Everyone has the ability to touch and massage their baby. Touch is one of our most important senses and it is a natural instinct to touch on another. Massage is a method which helps to reinforce the power of touch.
Baby massage has established benefits for babies and parents. Massage gives parents the opportunity to use positive touch, have special hugs and holds, use nursery rhymes and music, spend special time together, learn about, and play with their baby.
Our popular baby massage course involves 5 x 60 minute weekly sessions and is suitable for babies from 4 weeks to around 7 months or pre crawling. We run private sessions for groups and individuals across Essex and Havering.
Baby massage has amazing benefits for both parent and baby. Infant massage benefits include the following and more.
Increases the bond between parent and baby
Aids deeper longer sleep
Relaxing and reduces crying
Helps baby ailments such as teething
Helps tummy troubles such as colic, constipation and digestive issues
Tones and strengthens muscles
Increases body awareness
Releases 'happy hormones' which make your baby feel good!
Increases the bond with your baby
Offers empowering tools to help with issues such as colic and sleep
Helps you sleep better
Group sessions are great to meet other parents
Helps you get to know your baby and their cues
Reduces 'baby blues' and postnatal depression
Releases 'happy hormones' and which make you feel good
Our 5 week baby massage courses covers the following massage areas:
Legs and feet (reflexology)
Chest and stomach
Arms, hands and face
Back and head massage
Recap of full sequence and ‘graduation’
All of our baby massage courses include tuition from an experienced infant massage instructor, bottle of organic massage oil, baby massage instruction via e-copy of all the strokes and movements and lots of smiles from your baby!!
We offer this course at home so if you have a small or large group we will come to you. Perfect for a group of friends or NCT groups.
Sessions can be run during the day, in the evening or at weekends.