Infant Massage Instruction

Our program offers hour-long training sessions in infant massage. Sessions with one or two participants should plan on at least two sessions; groups of three to six should plan on at least three sessions.

Research suggests that babies who are massaged enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Deeper and longer sleep
  • Improved muscle tone
  • Increased body awareness
  • Increased weight gain for premature infants or those with failure to thrive
  • Relaxed response to sensory input
  • Increase in circulation, vestibular and digestive systems
  • More time active and alert for learning
  • Better ability to self-regulate and self-calm
  • Increased bonding and attachment to parents
  • Decreases stress hormones and stress levels

Contact

Danna Conn, MS, CEIM
(615) 936-0262

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