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Baby Massage


heart-sm.pngOur Baby Massage Courses

Touch is a basic human need and is fundamental to our overall development. Positive, loving touch – like that used in baby massage, has been proven to have significant physical, emotional, mental and social benefits to babies who are regularly massaged by their parents/caregivers.

Our baby massage classes have been developed to teach you how massage your baby safely and to give you techniques to help soothe, relax and understand your baby, now and as they grow.

All of our classes are baby-led, which means that baby has the right to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the massage each week, with no pressure placed on parent or baby. Our small classes are held in relaxed and comfortable venues, giving you an opportunity to relax with your baby as well as meet other parents and babies in your local area.

Dads welcome - Baby massage isn’t just for mums, it also has a positive effect on the father-baby bond!

When you join one of our courses, you will receive:

  • Expert tuition from a Touch Learn qualified Infant Massage Teacher
  • Small class groups of no more than 9 parents/babies
  • A bottle oil for massage
  • Massage booklet and weekly handouts (so you can continue what you learn at home)
  • Refreshments and time for a chat each week
  • Certificate of Attendance for baby at the end of the course
  • Free parking at all venues

We advise that babies are over 8 weeks old when they start a course and can join us anytime before they begin to crawl.


Our upcoming courses:
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ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH, Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3AD 
(Map & Directions)
Fridays 2nd February - 9th March 2018 (excluding 16th February)
12.30pm - 2.00pm

 

BLABY SOCIAL CENTRE, Leicester Road, Blaby LE8 4GQ
(Directions & Map)
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OADBY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, Rosemead Drive, Oadby LE2 5SF
(Directions & Map)
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 **PLEASE NOTE THAT PLACES ARE LIMITED, SO EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISABLE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.**

Services & Fees

Group Sessions - £50.00

These are 5 week courses, each session lasting 1.5 hours, with no more than 9 parent/baby’s per class. Each week we end the session with a discussion on a different massage / baby related topics, refreshments and time for a chat with the other new parents.

Held in specifically selected baby-friendly venues – see our course listing for more information about the next course near you.

1:1 Sessions - from £65.00

For those who would prefer to learn baby massage in the comfort of their own home, rather than attending a group session. This is a 3 week course, each session lasting 1 hour (cost includes travel up to 15 miles from Lutterworth, otherwise additional mileage may be charged). 

Private Group Sessions

If you have a group of up to 6 friends and would like a private session at one of your homes or alternative venue. Please contact me to discuss the various options.

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Benefits

There are many benefits of baby massage for parent and baby, some include:

  • Facilitates bonding and attachment
  • Helps you understand baby’s non-verbal cue’s
  • Relief from symptoms of colic, constipation, congestion and teething
  • Helps regulate and strengthen the digestive system
  • Increases circulation and improves muscle tone
  • Promotes relaxation and better sleep patterns
  • Enhances growth and development
  • Offers multi-sensory stimulation
  • Assists with milk production in breast-feeding mums
  • Allows parents and babies to meet new friends in their local area

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“A fantastic baby massage course, soothing for both mum and baby! We also found that it helped with tummy trouble and still use the techniques we learnt with Lesley. Lesley is a brilliant teacher and the class was very relaxing and affirming - just what I needed as a first time mum!”

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