Workshops and Face to Face Courses

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 Face to Face Course

I now offer the chance to learn the Massage, Language and Connection course in person for groups of 5 or more. This will run in Horsham, West Sussex. If you would like to arrange a bespoke group contact me, they will be held over 5 sessions and cost £45 per person. Alternatively I run 5 week pure baby massage course, a great way to meet others in your local area. These courses cost £45, which includes oil and handouts.

Both the face to face courses run over 5 sessions.

Each week we build on the massage strokes learnt in the previous weeks. The first week is legs and feet and by the last week you will have learnt to massage legs, feet, tummy, chest, arms, face and back.

I also demonstrate some gentle exercise movements to do with your baby and a colic/ constipation sequence, which can be great at relieving constipation as well as providing relief for colic.

There are many benefits of massage that both baby and you may experience.

Benefits for baby:

  • Feeling more loved, valued and respected
  • Experiencing better sleep and relaxation
  • Having increased body awareness
  • Gaining relief from wind, colic and constipation

 

Benefits for you:

  • Feeling closer to your baby
  • Increased understanding of what your baby is communicating
  • Feeling the relaxing benefit of giving your baby nurturing touch
  • Enjoy focused time with your baby
  • An opportunity to socialise with other parents and babies in a welcoming and supportive environment
  • Have fun whilst learning a life-long parenting skill
  • Receive detailed handouts on the strokes we cover and massage oil

The course goes at the groups pace and allows time for discussion, questions and to share tips with other parents. I am baby-led and therefore, however your baby is at the time of the class, you are always welcome.

The class is suitable from 6 weeks to crawling. Although the skills you learn can be used well into childhood.

Courses run on a Monday and Wednesday afternoon

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Workshops

I am very excited to announce that I will now be offering bespoke workshops that will give you the flavour of the Massage, Language and Connection course in person, as well as offering a relaxing and indulgent experience for you mums.

The Baby Massage and Meditation Workshop

Price: £12 | Date: TBC| Location: The Sussex County Yurt, Warnham  | Suitable from 6 weeks to crawling

  • Relaxation for baby – Baby Massage, with a difference. Learn not only massage techniques but bespoke songs to accompany the areas you massage.
  • Relaxation for you – Meditation – enjoy some quality ‘you time’
  • Coffee and conversation – A chance to connect with other mummies
  • And breathe – Get tips and breathing techniques on how to manage your expectations and emotions when your baby cries. ‘Get into your bubble’ – and find out what that means

 

The baby massage element is massage with a twist.

It comes from The Massage, Language and Connection course and is all about linking touch and song. Babies love to be sung to and the soothing touch of massage, so this is a chance to combine those things.

You will learn to massage baby’s legs, tummy, chest and back with songs to accompany each area.

You will receive a handout with all the song words and the strokes you learn.

The tummy strokes will focus on alleviating trapped wind and constipation as well as being a soothing way of connecting with baby.

There is a wealth of research to show the benefits of signing to your baby and to massaging, such as helping cognitive development, body awareness, reading your baby, communication and processing language, and connecting with your baby.

The Meditation element of our workshop has been designed specifically with mummies in mind. A chance for calm, to breathe and to be in the moment.

The workshop has a steady pace; and will take into account both yours and you baby’s needs.

So, if you’re keen to treat yourself to some well-deserved YOU time, join me for restorative meditation, and an hour of massage and relaxation for your baby too!

Please contact me to find out more.

If you have 8 friends interested we can arrange bespoke workshops for your group.

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