Infant Massage

Touch is the first form of communication and a special way to interact and bond with you baby, Kirsten is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI)  . Small group classes ( up to 8 babies) for mums, dads and grandparents or private classes are available.

Benefits of infant massage

The list of researched benefits of baby massage continues to grow and it is impossible to fit them on all in this booklet. Here are a few of the benefits.

  • Relaxation
  • Reduces anxiety and improves alertness
  • Strengthens baby’s immune system
  • Enhances attachment and bonding
  • Reduces stress hormone levels in children and their parents , helping mothers recover from PND
  • Enhances emotions and improves mood by increasing dopamine level
  • Provides relief from discomfort
  • Relieves sinus and chest congestion
  • Reduces symptoms of eczema
  • Reduces crying time
  • Improves deep sleep by increasing oxytocin, melatonin and serotonin levels
  • Stimulates digestion, respiration and circulation
  • Increases birthweight in premature and low birth weight babies
  • Teaches parents how to understand their baby’s body language and how to respond to non verbal cues
  • Improves body awareness
  • Relieves colic, wind , constipation and may relieve reflux
  • Has many benefits for children with special needs eg improving muscle tone in children with neurological conditions such as Cerebral Palsy & Downs syndrome

Small Group Classes:

Classes are held by appointment only  for mother’s groups and coupes . Please register your interest via our contact us page to find out our next available session

Where: At our studio 15 Kenrick St The Junction
Class size: maximium 8 babies
Duration: 2 hours
What to bring: baby, a change mat or towel            Cost: $75 per person

Private Classes available by appointment        Cost: $200 ( 1-4 people)

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