Infant Massage Instructor Course

Course Category:
29th September 2017
How to pay your remaining course balance

Your remaining course fee will be payable to TEACH Therapy one month before the course date

Course Provider
Teach Therapy
Course Duration
2 days
Course Hours
9.30 to 5.30pm
Course Requirements
This course is open to Qualified Massage Therapists - Minimum level 3 - Health Visitors, Midwives & qualified Nursery Nurses are also welcome however FHT accredited certificates can only be issued to qualified massage therapists
Course Tutor
Michele Broom
You will need to bring
A baby sized doll and paper & pen
Course Description

Friday 29th September & Friday 27th October 2017

This is a 2 day course - however the 2 days are not run consecutively and the gap between dates is to allow time for practice and case study completion.

Research is now showing that baby massage can be extremely beneficial for both mother and baby and is becoming increasingly popular.

This course will teach you to become an Infant Massage Instructor so that you can then hold classes for parents who would like to learn this wonderful skill.

**please note an Instructor certificate will be issued to everyone who successfully completes the course but the FHT accredited certificate can only be issued to those with a level 3 Massage qualification as this is the industry's professional association and not relevant to healthcare professionals.

The aim of this course is to enable therapists to instruct their clients in infant massage techniques - also known as baby massage. Successful completion will allow you to teach mums, dads or carers how to safely massage their babies on a one to one or to run small groups by demonstrating the techniques on an Infant Massage doll. This is a great addition to your therapy repertoire as it is both deeply rewarding and far less strain on your body.

We will cover:

Contraindications Benefits of Infant Massage/baby massage Massage techniques both basic and advanced Specific techniques to aid ailments such as colic We will discuss massage and children with disabilities

Students will be required to complete two case studies  between day 1 and day 2 this is why there is a break between the two days - so you will need a couple of willing volunteers! it is anticipated that this will take between 5-6 hours of your time. In addition to therapists, this course has been much sought after by midwives and health visitors.

You will need to bring a baby-sized doll on both days of the course

Course Accreditation/Awarding Organisation
  • FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)

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