Infant Massage Instructors Course Training

Being a Teacher in Infant Massage is a highly rewarding opportunity, to promote well being and enhancing bonding between infants and their carers. Infant Massage assists in the growth and development of baby’s body, mind and spirit. In addition, it can help relieve colic, constipation, sleeping and respiratory problems.

This is an accredited Diploma by the Guild of Holistic Therapists where participants are taught the benefits of infant massage and massage sequences specifically designed for infants. Following training you will be required to undertake a written assignment & Case studies.

This course will be beneficial for therapists, healthcare & childcare professionals as well as those looking for a rewarding and new career.

Course Content

  • Introduction – Importance of touch
  • Benefits & Effects
  • Chemical Messengers
  • Contraindications
  • Preparation
  • Positioning
  • Timing
  • Older babies and toddlers
  • Infants with special needs
  • Cautions with massage mediums
  • Massage mediums, Storage, Patch testing
  • Common Ailments
  • Practical Infant Massage Routine
  • Massage routine for specific ailments
  • Length of Treatment
  • Working with Infants
  • Safety & Legislation
  • Teaching Massage to Parents and Groups
  • Understanding and Recognizing Post-natal Depression
  • Relaxation techniques for parents

Duration: One Day or distance learning option & Case Studies & assignments carried out in own time

Cost: £100.00

Date: see here

Entry Requirements: Candidates must have a qualification in Anatomy & Physiology (or can work towards). It is vital that students understand the systems they are working with whilst massaging, hence the requirement for a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Please note that this can also be studied alongside this course.

Baby Massage Teacher