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Breathing Space: Infant Massage

Sunday, October 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Massage is a great way to connect to your baby. Studies have shown infant massage can help babies sleep better, gain weight, reduce fussiness, improve health and relax. Parents who massage their babies often experience increased closeness to and understanding of their infants, reduced stress and post-natal depression, and simply enjoy a wonderful experience with their child.

Classes at Breathing Space teach parents massage techniques in a progressive sequence over several weeks – focusing on different parts of the body each week, which provides opportunity to practice strokes at home between lessons.

 

Parents and babies on mats during Infant Massage workshop

Besides teaching the time-tested massage techniques, valuable parenting tips will be shared and topics on child development will be covered. Our instructors are experienced parents and early childhood educators. Class discussions are also designed to enable parents to learn from each other.

The ideal time to start this class is when your baby is 2-6 months old, but younger and older babies are welcome. The emphasis in class is on following baby’s cues and learning the techniques to incorporate into your home routine. Class sizes are kept small to ensure lots of personal attention.

Bring your baby and your partner, if available. This is a great class for fathers! Pack a towel or baby blanket you do not mind getting oil on, and a change of diapers and clothes. The curriculum is progressive, so drop-ins are not allowed. We offer classes on various days and times to accommodate different family schedules.

 

Details

Date(s):
Sundays from October 6 to October 27, 2019 (except October 13)
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$75 for 3 week session
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Registration:
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Partner:
Breathing Space Yoga
Phone:
(202) 599-0434
Email:
inquiries@breathingspacedc.com
Website:
breathingspacedc.com

Venue

Hill Center DC
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Phone:
202.549.4172
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