What is Baby (infant) Massage?

Our 5 week programme is certified by IAIM ( (International Association of Infant Massage). All IAIM infant massage instructors, throughout the world, receive a comprehensive programme of practical and theoretical training. IAIM Certified Instructors of Infant Massage (CIMIs) share the belief that every baby deserves respect, tenderness, warmth and a listening heart. Infant massage is a communication process that parents and babies share which promotes these values.

The nurturing touch that you learn in your infant massage classes can make a difference to your children throughout their life.

Benefits of Baby Massage

Interaction in Infant Massage May Include:
Promotion of bonding and secure attachment
Verbal/non-verbal communication
Development of trust and confidence
Using all the senses
Feelings of love, respect, and being valued

Each Massage May Stimulate:
Circulatory and digestive systems
Hormonal and immune systems
Coordination and balance
Learning and concentration
Muscular development and growth
Mind and body awareness

Parents May Find that Infant Massage Helps Relieve:
Gas and colic
Constipation and elimination
Growing pains and muscular tension
Teething discomfort
Cramps

The Massage Promotes Relaxation which May be Shown Through:
Improved sleep patterns
Increased flexibility and muscle tone
Regulation of behavioral states
​Being calm and being able to calm themself
Reduction in stress hormones

Do the classes help me bond with my baby?

Massage may be helpful in encouraging the connection between parent and child as children grow. It may facilitate deeper understanding, integration and the connection with parents or caregivers. Some families have found that massaging their baby is particularly helpful in enhancing the bond with children with special needs.

Massage gives fathers a chance to connect and interact with their child on a deeper level than the usual day-to-day contact might provide. Fathers are always welcome in our baby massage classes particulary on the last class of the course.

What you will receive upon booking

  • Guide papers for baby massage techniques

  • Massage oil to use during classes

  • Soft mat or cushion for baby and mom

  • Relaxation and bonding time with baby

  • Meet other new moms

Pricing

The International Association of Infant Massage (IAIIM) classes are designed primarily as 5 group classes of 1.5 hours each and can also be taught in a private setting in the comfort of your home.

 

Group classes: AED 800 

Private classes: Contact us for prices

Upcoming Classes

Baby Massage course [IAIM]

(Jan - Feb 2019)

'Group Classes' with Eleonora

Monday Afternoon from 16:00 to 17:30

Starting on the 21st of January for 4 weeks

Area: Al Safa2

 

Thursday Morning from 10:30 to 12:00

Starting on the 24th of January for 4 weeks  

Area: Mirdif

Please note that the 5th class of each course is scheduled with the attendees in order for the dads to join.         

                            

WHAT OUR MOMS SAY

—  Laura & Tim, Dubai

“It was 5 weeks well spent with baby and meeting lots of other moms which made it so special. Thank you for creating this space for us!”

 

 

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