Hi, my name is Alexandra Watson founder of Soothing Hands Baby Massage & Baby Yoga. I qualified as a baby massage instructor with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) in 2009.
Having four children of my own, I appreciate that spending time with them when they are little is very precious, it goes by so quickly. A way to help support this relationship with your baby is through baby massage. It’s been found that massage not only supports bonding, but certain strokes can aid digestion and help with the relief of wind and colic. In fact, it can even help with your baby’s coordination, to mention just a few benefits.
Massaging your baby is also good for you too, as you learn a lifelong skill, gain an insight into the body language and behaviour of your new baby, whilst at the same time feel the relaxing effects of massage which in turn can make you feel closer to your baby. You also get to meet other parents with babies of the same age.
Classes are held term time every Tuesday in Loughton, Wednesday in Chigwell & Thursday in Epping. So, if you live in Epping, Loughton, Chigwell or the surrounding areas why not come and join me and other parents for a lovely morning of massage and a free tea, coffee and cake.
Please call 07923 142555 for more information or to book a course.
Classes in Epping & Loughton are run in the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Hub & Delivery Site, formerly known as the Children Centres.
The class in Chigwell is run at Nuffield Health & Wellness Gym, Chigwell.