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Infant Massage with Becca Childress

An introduction to infant massage will include…

  • Brief discussion of infant behavioral states 

  • Teaching, demonstrating and caregiver practice of massage techniques 

  • Handout to continue home practice

Benefits of infant massage:  

  • Relaxation for both baby and caregiver

  • Stimulation of mind/body awareness

  • Promotion of positive growth

  • Stimulation of circulatory system

  • Improved caregiver/baby non-verbal communication

  • Increased bonding 

This workshop is designed for babies not yet crawling and their caregivers. Expectant families are welcome to attend (please bring a doll for simulated practice). Dress babies in clothing that is easy to dress/undress.

Rebecca Childress, RYT 200/140, is a certified wellness coach and YogaFit for Warriors trained yoga teacher. She received her training for infant massage from the International Association of Infant Massage in 2016.