Heather offers a range of training packages, which can be delivered specifically ‘in house’ for your organisation, and also can be booked on individually:

Infant Massage Trainers course

baby feetThis three day accredited course, is a wonderful way to learn essential skills for working with new families, at such a vital time in their lives. It is offered over three weeks, with further reading and a workbook to complete. It also involves delivering the training to new parents or carers and their babies on the final day of the training. The prerequisites to attending the course are one of the following:

  • have a massage qualification
  • work in a children’s centre or nursery
  • are a qualified health visitor or midwife
  • have knowledge of anatomy and physiology

On the course, you will learn about:

  • Principles, benefits and the history of infant massage
  • Connecting and communicating with babies
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health considerations and dealing with different circumstances
  • Infant massage strokes and stretches
  • Running infant massage courses
  • Safety aspects of Infant Massage
  • Group dynamics and working with individuals

After successful completion of the training, you will be qualified to deliver infant massage with groups of parents and babies.