Bee's Baby Massage Cambridge is a beautiful experience to be shared between you and your baby, the course is more than just baby massage here you will make friends with other parents and babies from Cambridge and surrounding areas of the same age, share ideas and inspirations and confide in one another for help and advice. I like to keep my baby massage courses small, usually around 10 massagers so we can all learn baby massage, engage and get to know other parents and babies around Cambridge.
Bee's Baby Massage Cambridge covers, gentle stretches, relaxation techniques, full body baby massage, gentle movements, oil types (I offer two types of baby massage oil), tummy troubles routine, reflexology, Swedish and Indian massage techniques. Classes also discuss baby development, hints, tips. other local baby groups available in Cambridge etc. We also aim to help you relax, bond with you baby and meet new friends! You get free oil, tea, biscuits/cake and handouts on the course. I also email you pdfs of the handouts.
I am a fully certified infant massage instructor (CIMI) with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) practicing baby massage in Cambridge, I am also a member of the AIMH (association for infant mental health) and have completed IMHOL and IMH as distance learning with Warwick University. I am also trained in peadiatric first aid at level 3. I am also trained in touch learn Baby Yoga. I also do pregnancy massage, postnatal massage, C section scar work massage, aromatherapy massage and Swedish massage along side my baby massage in Cambridge. I have disclosure DBS and full insurance. I run one to one baby massage courses, baby massage courses as groups in the community and also do call outs for tummy troubles and general baby massage in Cambridge and the surrounding areas.
Becoming a mother was my inspiration for baby massage, baby massage helps us greatly with many problems that you face every day with a baby, it especially helps us to with bonding, tummy troubles, colic, constipation and general health problems.
Some of the benefits of baby massage are listed below:
Helps your baby to feel more loved, valued and respected, Reduced emotional distress and crying, Longer sleep and increased levels of relaxation, Helps baby to feel securely attached, Development of body awareness and relaxation, Relief from wind, colic, constipation and discomfort, Help with teething pain, Great for premature babies
Closeness, Learning a lifelong parenting skill, Deeper understanding of baby’s behaviour, body language and crying, Enjoyable one to one time, Feeling the relaxing effects of massaging your baby (oxytocin), Increased confidence in parenting ability and caring for baby, Make new friends, Skills to help with problems you may come across
Now also running Saturday morning baby and daddy massage sessions in Cambridge!
IAIM was founded by Vimala McClure in 1986 and is practiced worldwide.
IAIM Mission Statement “The purpose of the International Association of Infant Massage is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected throughout the world community.” www.iaim.org.uk