Infant Massage

Infant Massage

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Start Date: Monday 16th October 2017
End Date: Monday 6th November 2017
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Cost: €100 or €0 100 euro of this course is redeemable from health insurance. If you don't have health insurance the cost is €75

Learn how to massage your baby in this 5-week course.

Clinical evidence shows that infant massage has positive effects for caregivers and infants and has an important impact on their development. It is through our senses that all human beings interact with their environment.

A sense of well-being and security

Emotionally massage will provide your baby with a sense of well-being and security and can communicate the love you feel for your child. Once you start to massage your baby you will begin to understand how important the sense of touch is to both you and your baby.

Interaction in Infant Massage may help

Promotion of bonding and secure attachment
Verbal/non-verbal communication
Development of trust and confidence
Using all the senses
Feelings of love, respect, and being valued

Baby’s bedtime routine

Massage can form a lovely part of baby’s bedtime routine and provide you with real ways to help relieve common discomforts like wind, tummy pains and stress in your baby.

Benefits for baby 

Each Massage May Stimulate:

Circulatory and digestive systems
Hormonal and immune systems
Coordination and balance
Learning and concentration
Muscular development and growth
Mind and body awareness
May help relieve gas and colic & constipation

Course costs €100 – 100 euro of this course is redeemable from health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance the cost is €75. Please call reception on (01) 677 9859 to book for the non-insurance price of €75 

 

 

About the author: Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa opened The elbowroom in February 2003. Mother to Tuilelaith and Sean, director of The elbowroom and with a crew of over 35 staff, she is a busy bee. Lisa leads a team committed to bringing health and vitality to all of her clients. Lisa currently teaches in our yoga training programs, pregnancy yoga and mum and baby yoga. Lisa works hard developing healthy food choices for Graze Canteen @ The elbowroom. She specialises paediatric and pregnancy with workshops, yoga therapy and craniosacral therapy.

The elbowroom has an extensive range of classes for all ages and abilities. We offer such an eclectic mix to enable you to find something that will suit you. If you need any advice, please contact our class advisor who can point you in the right direction.