Infant Massage

The Rehab Center offers infant massage classes taught by Certified Infant Massage Instructor,  Lou Favorite, PTA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Infant Massage

Infant Massage is becoming a regular practice for new parents because of the positive effects the method has on the infant’s well-being.  Practicing “loving touch” early in your child’s life is also shown to improve the quality of parenting and encourages bonding between you and your infant. 

Benefits of Infant Massage

  • Decreases irritability and excessive crying
  • Reduces gas, colic and intestinal issues
  • Strengthens and regulates primary organ systems
  • Increases parent’s confidence and handling skills
  • Teaches parents to read their infant’s cues
  • Creates intimate communication channel
  • Enhances bonding and attachment
  • Promotes social, emotional and cognitive development
  • Helps baby relax and parents unwind

Classes

What: The Rehab Center is offering infant massage classes for families with babies from 0 to 12 months.  The class provides simple step-by-step massage instructions and is customized when needed.

Who: Infant Massage classes are for mothers, fathers, grandparents and primary caregivers.  Classes will hold 10 families per month to provide individualized instructions to meet the needs of each family.

When: Classes are offered on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. First classes start at the beginning of each month with each full session lasting four weeks.

How: Do not miss this opportunity to promote healthy development and build a lasting bond with your infant.  Register for our upcoming classes by emailing lfavorite@ntrehab.org or by calling 940.322.0771.  Cost is $68 per child for all four classes (includes a blanket and massage oil).