Learning the gift of affectionate touch is among one of the most powerful forms of communication between babies and their parents.
In this class you will learn many techniques to soothe, comfort and bond with your little one. You will feel confident and secure leaving the class knowing you have a new tool to use. Giving your baby regular massage is good for their emotional well-being, development and it stimulates their central nervous system.
Research has shown that when the central nervous system is stimulated with positive touch, it sets off a chain reaction: it makes their brain produce more serotonin a feelgood chemical, and less cortisol, a stress hormone which can affect your baby in multiple ways.
The benefits of sharing time with loving touch, has many positives for you and your baby. It creates a bond and secure attachment
it helps you learn your babies cue
it comforts and relaxes baby
aides in gas, colic and constipation
helps parents be more confident and in control
shows your baby what positive touch is
assist in brain and motor development
make baby aware of body and its movements
muscular development and growth
ignites learning and concentration
stimulate digestive system and circulatory system
boost immunity defense
improves sleeping patterns
teaches how to calm themselves
helps mothers with post-partum depression
Another amazing perk is that infant massage isn’t just limited to mothers and their babies or for just infants. Anyone that wants to bond and do all these great things for baby can be whom ever wants to learn and just because your baby grows doesn’t mean you have to stop this special together time. Toddlers, preschoolers, school age and teens all benefit from massage. Of course, you would alter what and how you do this but it’s still beneficial. When they’re older you can use this time to talk and see what’s going on with them and get a peek into their lives. We will also go over the transition of how to change your massage routine when your little one starts growing up.
Come join us and make friends while learning an age-old technique that is used all over the world in other cultures. Touch is a universal language, lets get your baby ready to start life in a positive and loving light.