Baby Massage Classes

Baby Massage Classes at Yoga Essence Studio, Celbridge

The next 5wk course of Baby Massage Classes being held at Yoga Essence Studio in Celbridge begins Friday 18th September 2015.  The course is being run by Michelle Casey.  She is a fully certified and registered practitioner with IAIM and has a number of years experience with Infant Massage.  You can book the class online on the Yoga Essence website by clicking here.  You can learn more about Michelle by visiting her website here.

Gentle positive touch is a wonderful gift you can give to your baby. These classes teach you the wonderful art of baby massage. They are a great way of spending quality time with your baby and bring many immediate and long term benefits for both you and your baby.  They are also a great way to meet other parents.

Baby Massage Classes Benefit baby in some of the following ways:

  • Relief from colic, gas and constipation
  • Relaxes baby and improves sleep.
  • Stimulates brain development
  • Improves sensory awareness.
  • Strengthen’s baby’s immunity against colds and coughs.
  • Soothes teething discomfort.

Baby Massage Classes Benefits for Mam & Dad

Baby Massage Classes result in a more content, baby massage classeshealthier, happier baby; which in turn leads to happier parents.  Baby Massage also promotes bonding and attachment that may help to alleviate the effects of postnatal depression.

Baby Massage Classes Details

Baby Massage Classes are run as a course of 5 weeks.  Each week, a different topic is covered. Every week builds on the week previous.

Baby Massage Classes are up to 1.5 hour long and include well deserved mammy time after, where you can have chat to other mothers.  Feeding and changing during the class is common as is crying. So don’t worry. It is also fine if baby wants to sleep through the entire class.

Babies are welcome from 10 days old up to crawling stage.

What to Bring:

  • Please bring a soft towel for baby.
  • Feel free to bring a toy and feeding essentials for your baby.
  • Due to limited space, buggies cannot be stored in the studio.  They can be left outside the studio in the main building or downstairs.

Cost:  €120 for 5 week course, which includes oils and handouts.

Many health insurers refund up to €100 off the cost of Baby Massage classes so check with your Health Insurance provider.

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