Saturday, 11 January 2014

Hydration, Relaxation, and Baby Massage

Happy New Year!

  • A reminder to stay hydrated this summer - try a slice of lemon, lime, or a sprig of mint in your water. Quench your thirst with watermelon (great frozen for teething too.)
  • To maintain calmness post holidays try deep breathing through your left nostril - close of right nostril with your thumb, deeply inhale through left, exhale slowly through left nostril. A great relaxer!

Next Relax Baby Massage course starts Thu 6 January at 10.30am
A wonderful, fun, hands on class that teaches parents and caregivers safe and beneficial massage techniques to soothe, stimulate growth/learning potential, and most importantly, bond with your baby!

In this class parents will have a forum to exchange ideas, and discuss concerns, pertaining to life with a new baby.  Babies will enjoy the benefits of loving touch in a social and safe environment.

Infant Massage Class runs for 5 weeks, meeting once per week, for approximately 60 minutes. Every class will include massage technique demonstration, class discussion and social time for baby.
The class can be adapted for older children too.
Benefits for Babies:
  • Relaxes and helps decrease stress.
  • Relieves discomfort from constipation, gas and colic.
  • Helps normalize muscle tone and improve blood circulation.
  • Helps baby sleep better (therefore parents sleep better too).
  • Stimulates brain development and improves sensory awareness.
  • Promotes bonding and attachment.
The Relax Baby Massage Course is based on the research by Vimla McClure (International Association of Infant Massage

If you miss a class we can do a make up session and we also revise at the beginning of every class.

The class runs for approx 1 hour and baby can sleep, feed, whatever they need during the class (I have baby dolls to practise on if your bub is asleep).
Cost (includes 5 lessons and baby massage oil): 
Group per person $100* 
*If you would like to organise a group of 6 or more and host at your home = $90 per person
What to bring: All you need to bring is your baby, a towel or blanket for them to lie on.
Booking: Please email or call 0410 402 630 to book or if you have any questions.

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
― Marcel Proust

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