Aren't babies a wonderful way to start people?
Want a happier, healthier baby?
Want a smarter, happier, better adjusted child?
Give your baby a massage!
Infant Massage Classes
By learning to massage your infant, you form an early bond that will help him through the rest of his life.
Tells your baby that she is loved, that she belongs, that she is beautiful.
Helps to develop a strong sense of self esteem, and knowledge of his place in the world.
Helps to reduce stress--believe it or not, we pass our stress on to our children. And, by spending special massage time with your infant, you reduce your own stress as well!
Helps to develop balance and motor control.
A baby who has been massaged knows good touch, and is able to know and refuse 'bad' touch.
In a series of classes, you will learn to massage your infant, and communicate with him through your touch. Massage can be a special time for both of you, when the world sits outside your door, and you both just relax. Older siblings can get into the act, both though the benefits of receiving massage, and by helping you in the ritual of massaging the new baby.
CranioSacral Therapy for Newborns
Being born is a really tough job for an infant--regardless of how natural and easy the birth is. Their little heads and necks are put through some pretty strenuous work. Nature planned for this pretty well, by making them very flexible, and having all the bones of their heads fold over one another to make them small enough to travel through the birth passage.
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a very gentle application of touch to their heads and necks, 'inviting' the bones to go to their intended positions.
The benefits of CST for infants are numerous-- just some of the things it helps reduce or eliminate: