Learning self-care techniques as well as massage for your baby can help ease the physical and emotional stresses of parenting. Infant massage benefits include regulating sleep patterns, improving brain development and immune functioning, stimulating sensory functions, increasing blood circulation, relieving infant colic/stress/assisting in more productive digestion, balancing respiration, boosting self esteem for both parent and baby just to name a few. In this course, you will learn various self care routines for stress relief & management, as well as an introduction to Infant massage like the best time to do massage, learning cues and reflexes, learn/practice active exercises and a few key strokes as well as participation in support group discussion.
Lesley Majzlin is a NY State licensed and Nationally Board Certified massage therapist holding an Associate Degree in Occupational Studies in Massage Therapy from NYC’s Swedish Institute since 2003. She is a Professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association and Infant Massage USA. She is an Internationally Certified Parent Educator/Instructor of Infant Massage and is certified in Elaine Stillerman’s MotherMassage®technique as well as prenatal certified by the Somatic Institute where she also did training as a Massage Doula.