MiniMassage an Internationally accredited and approved infant massage training programme for childcare staff. Designed specifically for the childcare setting, ideal for babies, toddlers and the under fives.
key Why learn Infant Massage in your childcare setting?
Massage is the most natural way of communicating with a child before they are able to talk. Health practitioners actively signpost new parents to baby massage courses to assist with bonding, confidence, alleviate common childhood problems and to help with post natal depression.
Help to assist the transition from home to a childcare setting by offering this same nurturing touch through gentle infant massage.
Just10 minutes of infant massage releases Oxytocin, the happy hormone, so both children and childcare staff feel calm, relaxed and happy.
key2 The Training Course
A two day on site training course for nursery staff and child carers. The course covers the following:
- History and Benefits of baby massage
- Use of oil
- Considerations in a childcare setting
- Baby massage routine practical demonstrations
- Specific massages for colic and sleep
key2 Who is it suitable for?
Nursery staff, child minders, nannies, residential unit cares
Ongoing practical throughout course with an open book examination
Certificate in MiniMassage using infant massage in a child care setting. Annual re-certification training day, ongoing CPD and use of MiniMassage logo.