The Hands on Babies Accredited Baby Massage Instructor Training Course is suitable for both individuals and organisations alike, from mums who are looking for a new career to fit in around their family, to Sure Start Children’s Centres, Nurseries, NHS professionals or health clubs. We will teach you everything you need for you to confidently and competently run your very own baby massage classes.
This online Course is Self-Paced which means you can work through the full curriculum at your speed and at times to suit you. It is divided into 25 distinct curriculum areas to ensure that you will possess all of the skills and knowledge required to teach baby massage competently and confidently.
It provides you with full video support demonstrating all of the individual strokes, with full class run throughs so you can see how a full session would structure and time, all parent-facing support materials and theory provision. Basically everything you need to progress through the full training experience.
It can be a very quick process from training to classes…
Once you have completed the training, received your hands on babies accreditation and obtained practice insurance (if you are intending to offer these sessions independently) you are the officially ready to start delivering your baby massage and baby yoga sessions to your parents.
Your Parent Facing baby Massage Sessions
Hands on babies baby massage is suitable for babies of all ages and you will be able offer classes for new born babies (so long as there are no health considerations) with the upper age for babies being however long they are happy to participate in the sessions. So the age ranging for babies in your sessions is wide – opening you up to a potentially larger market.
We will provide you with full session plans and parent facing hand-outs to deliver your classes over a 5 week course to parents. We will also show you have you can change the weekly structure if you wish to deliver as a 6 or even 7 week course if you wish.
Our approved Colic and Teething Routines can be used as a taster session or one off contact sessions with your parents. We will also show you how to deliver on going massage sessions for those parents who have completed the 5 week course but want to continue participating in sessions.
The training will also enable you to run group sessions, 1-2-1 sessions with more vulnerable families who do not want to participate in group sessions and targeted groups for people other than Mums (for example Dad only sessions or carer sessions).
Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - Importance of Touch
Section 3 - Benefits of Baby Massage
Section 4 - Anatomy and Physiology
Section 5 - The Massage Environment
Section 6 - Class Considerations
Section 7 - Getting Ready For Massage
Section 8 - The Individual Leg Strokes
Section 9 - The Individual Tummy Strokes
Section 10 - The Individual Chest and Arm Strokes
Section 11 - The Individual Face Strokes
Section 12 - The Individual Back Strokes
Section 13 - The 5 Body Parts in Sequence
Section 14 - Week 1 Run Through
Section 15 - Week 2 Run Through
Section 16 - Week 3 Run Through
Section 17 - Week 4 Run Through
Section 18 - Week 5 Run Through
Section 19 - Body Part Cautions and Benefits
Section 20 - A Word on Crying
Section 21 - Teething and Colic Sequence
Section 22 - Important Considerations
Section 23 - Assignments and Practical Assessments
Section 24 - Support Materials
Section 25 - Checklist for Completion
Section 26 - Nest Steps Towards Your Classes
Section 27 - Good to Go!