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
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.