Infant Massage

"A baby is fed with milk and touch."

                                              - Dr. Harvey Karp

                                            author of The Happiest Baby on the Block

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Massage creates an incredible bond between parent and child. In this bonding experience you'll learn a full body infant massage routine designed to promote sleep, digestion & wellness. Learn specific techniques to help your child with:

  • Better sleep

  • Gas

  • Constipation

  • Hiccups

  • Colic

Benefits of Infant Massage

  • Infant massage creates an incredible bond between parent and child that deepens: secure attachment, love and nurturing touch

  • Infant Massage can help stimulate: the circulatory system, digestive system, hormonal system, immune system, respiratory system, vestibular system (balance and coordination), soothes the nervous system for improved sleep and balances muscular tone 

  • Learn specific massage techniques to relieve: gas, constipation and hiccups

  • Benefits of infant massage: improved sleep patterns, improved digestion, the ability to self sooth and overall wellness

Public Classes

Join a classes held in boutiques across Chicago. Come learn infant massage and meet other parents with infants. Registration includes one infant & one parent.

  • ​Meet other parents with an infant

  • Class is for pre-crawling infants 2 weeks–6 months

  • Instructor will demonstrate the massage routine on a doll, while the parent practices on their child

  • Each family will receive a massage routine handout to take home

  • Jojoba oil will be provided for class, is a safe oil for babies & doesn’t stain

  • Class will be on a communal blanket on the floor. If you or your baby want an extra cushion or blanket please bring along to class

  • Classes are capped at 6 infants/6 parents

  • Due to limited space, registration includes your infant & one parent 

Semi-Private Class

Plan an infant massage class with your friends or playgroup. Your group will learn infant massage in your home or location of your choice. A semi-private class gives you flexibility of including both parents, siblings and grandparents.

E-mail Katie for more information or to schedule a class here.

Private Class

Enjoy a one-on-one infant massage class in your home. Your family will learn infant massage. The instructor will offer hands on instruction to your child.  This is the only class this is offered. A private class gives you flexibility to include both parents, siblings and grandparents in the comfort of your own home.

E-mail Katie for more information or  to schedule a private class here.