International association of infant massage (IAIMS)
Touch is the first sense to develop in the uterus and the last to leave us before we die. Our skin is our largest organ and mans most important and primary connection to the world....
A course of 5 x 1.5 hour sessions for Parents/ Carers of non-mobile babies up to 5 month old, taught in a beautiful, warm nursery room at Rose Garden Early Years Centre. To book your session email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays - Arrive 9.15am - 9.30am, course runs 9.30am-11am
Your child's needs come first and take priority, i.e nursing, feeding, changing nappy. If your baby is asleep, don't worry, a massage doll can be practised on. All work notes/ instructions on strokes will be provided.
Please bring your own oil:
Organic sunflower oil/ sunflower oil
Relaxation (Parents/ Carers)
Touch relaxation/ resting hands
Respect/ asking baby's permission to massage
Week 1 - Legs and feet
Week 2 - Stomach, colic massage
Week 3 - Legs and arms
Week 4 - Face and back
Week 5 - Gentle movements, entire massage
Throughout the course there will be an opportunity to understand the theory of infant massage and engage in discussions on different themes.
To find out more visit the iaim website.