Cost: £250, including booking fee of £100
Pre-Requisites: None
Course Length: ½ day

This course is available face to face or via virtual classroom course (live Zoom)

What is Baby Massage?

Baby massage has been a longstanding parenting tradition in many Eastern cultures, such as in India, Africa and Asia, and has been introduced to the Western world during the last 30 years, but it is not to recently that is has gained popularity in the UK.   Baby massage is when a parent or primary carer lovingly strokes or holds their baby.  Using a high quality non-fragranced vegetable oil, soothing holds and rhythmic strokes are given on each are of the baby's body, following a sequence which has been developed over many years.  The massage offers a wonderful experience and a special time to communicate both verbally and non-verbally with babies and small infants, so that they feel loved, valued and respected. 

Course Content & Learning Outcomes: 

  • Baby Massage
    • History
    • Benefits
    • Baby Communication
    • Do’s and Don’ts
    • Use of Massage Oils
    • Massage Movements
    • Clinical Studies
  • Consultation & Contraindications
  • Setting-up Baby Massage Classes
  • Relevant Anatomy & Physiology
  • Treatment Routine
  • Common Ailments
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safety & Hygiene
  • Health & Safety Regulations
  • Professional Ethics & Standards of Practice
  • Business Practices
    • Business plans
    • Treatment costings
    • Insurance, Complaints & Malpractice
    • Registering & running your business
    • Legislation
    • Marketing & PR
    • Record keeping
    • Cancellations
  • General Tips (e.g. how to review products, selling skills, tips to getting more traffic, marketing tips etc)


Course Structure:

  • Home Study (2 days guided learning)
  • ½  day practical
  • Case Studies: Business Plan and development of course


Awarding Body: ThinkTree

  • Home Study (2 days guided learning)
  • Live video training
  • Case Studies: Business Plan and development of your course + video assessment to be completed before certification


Venues: Virtual classroom via live Zoom OR

  • Essex (Ongar)
  • Wales (Cardiff)
  • West Yorkshire (Halifax)
  • SPAIN (nr Albox, Almeria)
  • In-house training available