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Infant Massage

Infant Massage

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Start Date: Tuesday 7th January 2020
End Date: Tuesday 4th February 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Cost: €119

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

This 5-week course costs €119 – 100 euro of this course is redeemable from health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance the cost is €85.

Please call our reception on (01) 677 9859 to book for the non-insurance price of €85

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 60 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 and oversees pregnancy yoga and mum & baby yoga. Lisa works hard developing healthy food choices for Yin & Tonic @ 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.