Infant massage is an ancient art practiced in many cultures and passed down through generations of mothers. Research studies have shown that infant massage can reduce stress levels in both parent and child. Come and learn about additional benefits of infant massage, how to listen and communicate with your baby, and deepen a loving and nurturing relationship that lasts a lifetime.
CLASS DESCRIPTION (4 Week Series):
Infant massage is a wonderful way to give your child love, security, and physical comfort. During this 4-week series you will learn how to give a full body massage and strokes for gas and fussy tummy relief, includes small bottle of massage oil, handouts showing strokes covered, as well as discussion time. Infant massage provides an opportunity for parents to become aware of their babies subtle cues as they focus on their baby and closely observe baby's reactions to the massage. Come join us and give your baby the lifelong benefits of nurturing touch.
Duration: 20 minutes
4 week Series: $100
-Please Contact Grow, The Family Boutique to enroll-
Duration: 1 hour per class, 4 consecutive weeks
Virginia Maier (CIMI) is a Certified Instructor of Infant Massage through IAIM-USA since 2003. She has extensive experience working with children and babies teaching infant massage and working with families as well as the good fortune to have a wonderful daughter that received infant massage when she was a baby. Currently, Virginia is an artist and art teacher and teaches infant massage classes at Grow,.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INFANT MASSAGE (IAIM): ALL IAIM INFANT MASSAGE INSTRUCTORS, THROUGHOUT THE WORLD, RECEIVE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMME OF PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL TRAINING. IAIM CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS OF INFANT MASSAGE (CIMIS) SHARE THE BELIEF THAT EVERY BABY DESERVES RESPECT, TENDERNESS, WARMTH AND A LISTENING HEART. INFANT MASSAGE IS A COMMUNICATION PROCESS THAT PARENTS AND BABIES SHARE WHICH PROMOTES THESE VALUES.