Are you a new parent looking for a fun, but beneficial, exercise to do with your baby?
Would you like to learn some skills to help settle your baby or help relieve their wind pain?
Are you expecting a baby and keen to implement some baby massage as soon as possible?
Baby massage is a wonderful skill parents can add to their toolbox, which can be utilised throughout their child’s life. Correct stroke techniques and timing are vitally important to achieve the many benefits of baby massage.
Touch is integral to our wellbeing and there is a comprehensive list of benefits for infant massage, based on extensive research.
Some of the many benefits to babies and children include:
- Reduced crying time
-Improved sleep, improved mood
-Relief from wind, colic, reflux and constipation
-Boosts immune system
-Relief from sinus and chest congestion
Research has also shown that performing regular baby massage has helped caregivers feel more confident and less stressed, enhancing the special bond with their baby
Sonya offers private and group classes. Baby massage classes can be run in clinic, in your own home or venue of your choice (extra travel charges may apply) or online via Zoom. Both parents are welcome at all classes.
INTRODUCTION TO BABY MASSAGE
In this session you will be introduced to some of the basic massage techniques, how to recognise babies’ cues telling us whether they do or don’t want massage, contraindications and appropriate oils to use. Session runs for approximately 60 minutes.
$60 per person
(minimum 3 participants; maximum numbers depend on venue)
Contact MAMA to register your interest for a group session
To book a Private Session at MAMA Kensington please book below. To book an alternative location or via Zoom please contact us on 03 9376 7474.
BABY MASSAGE COURSE
This course covers the full sequence of baby massage, taught in stages so you can practise in between classes. It also includes discussion on the many benefits of baby massage, when to massage, contraindications, strokes for relief of colic, constipation and wind, lymphatic exercises, appropriate oils to use and how massage changes as babies grow and develop.
Group Course (minimum 3, maximum numbers depend on venue)
3 sessions; approx. 60mins each session.
$155 per person
Includes 125ml bottle of Organic Baby Massage Oil (value $25) + Handout on massage strokes
The next Group Course will start in May; One hour sessions held on Sunday 23rd May 11am-12pm, Wednesday 26th May 10.30am-11.30am & Wednesday 9th June 10.30am – 11.30am
Contact MAMA to register your interest for a group session for any future dates.
PRIVATE BABY MASSAGE COURSE
You have the option to choose either over 2 x 90mins sessions or 3 x 60mins sessions.
Includes 125ml bottle of Organic Baby Massage Oil + Handout on massage strokes
To book a Private Course at MAMA Kensington please book below. To book an alternative location or via Zoom please contact us on 03 9376 7474.