BABY MASSAGE classes provide you with plenty of theoretical and practical information on how to stimulate, calm and reassure your baby/child through touch. It is also a very good opportunity to meet other parents and babies, exchanging experiences and ideas!
Baby massage promotes:
communication between you and your baby
closeness and kindness
develops body awareness
prevents postural deviations
improves digestion and circulation
enhances the immune response, protecting your baby from infections.
Classes run for 5 weeks, meeting once a week between 60-90 minutes.
You will learn a sequence of strokes which is a combination of indian and swedish massage, with principles of reflexology and yoga, besides a colic routine and gentle movements.
This massage has been developed by Vimala McClure, founder of International Association of Infant Massage.
Classes are designed for parents, grandparents and carers with babies from birth until pre-crawling stage.
Classes take place in Botafogo, on Tuesdays at 2.30pm and can be in English.
Prices vary according to the size of the group.