The remit of the course is to equip therapists who are already skilled in massage and or baby care and have an interest in being able to use massage therapy for the whole family. The specific skill is aimed at instructing parents, grandparents and carers, in how they can all benefit from baby massage.
You will learn;
What babies could be suffering from to cause their pain and crying – safety checks and when to refer
How colic and constipation happen and what parents can do about them.
Why mothers and babies’ reactions to each other are so important and what mums and dads can do to help matters
Baby cues and reactions to stimuli and how we can use those to settle babies
A full teaching routine for conducting a group session, along with a massage sequence, which has worked well for many years.
How to market yourself to various groups through your practice and how to manage a safe and comfortable session for all concerned.
This course has been devised by a tutor with twenty five years’ experience of teaching baby massage to groups of parents and specialising in pregnancy massage ad taught by school principle, Caren Benstead who successfully ran baby massage classes. It will show you how to plan for and manage a group teaching environment and it will open up ideas of how to work with other family-related professionals to broaden your market.
Duration: 2 days