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.
Sonya is now offering online baby massage classes via Zoom. Bookings can be made via our online booking system. Sonya will contact you with a link to join the class, at your chosen time, in the comfort and safety of your own home.
Please choose between the following options:
INTRODUCTORY SESSION: 60MINS
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.
Notes will be emailed to participant prior to class
Introductory class is also relevant for parents-to-be
(includes $20 discount voucher to use towards full course once baby is born)
BABY MASSAGE COURSE: 3 X 60MIN SESSIONS
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.
Cost: $165*Book Now
Course bookings include 125ml bottle organic massage oil & a parent manual (total value $46). This will be posted to participant prior to class.
Group bookings: maximum 3 families
This can be a great “virtual” way to connect with your parents’ group or friends, whilst learning a new skill to benefit the whole family.
*Please note costs are temporarily reduced whilst we become accustomed to this new way of providing care.
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
- Enhanced co-ordination
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.
Learn a skill for life! This course covers the full sequence of baby massage, taught in stages so you can practise at home 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 and appropriate oils to use. Suitable for babies of any age.
3 X 60min sessions
Book with a friend to save $30 each
Includes 125ml bottle of Organic Massage Oil (value $25) + handout on Massage Strokes
*In-person classes currently on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions.*
Phone: 0425 711 600