Course Description

Infant Massage Therapy and Technique Course (IMTT)

Infant Massage Therapy and Technique Course (IMTT) is designed specifically for massage therapists who want to learn current, evidence-based strokes for babies 0-12 months of age. In this continuing education class, students will learn safe and appropriate application of massage needed to work hands-on with infants. In depth information covered includes infant anatomy, contraindications, history & benefits, communication and development. Strokes and techniques are illustrated along with guided application and demonstration. Comprehensive SOAP notes, health history forms, consent forms, medical releases and feedback forms are provided and explained.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Physical, Social and Emotional Benefits of Infant Massage
  • Affect of Hormones
  • Common Knowledge and use of Safe Infant Massage Oil
  • History and Process of Skin-to-Skin Contact
  • Infant Anatomy
  • Normal Infant Development
  • Infant Behavior, Cues, Reflexes and Behavioral States
  • The Contraindications and Precautions of Infant Massage
  • Recognition of Normal Infant Skin Conditions and Infant Endangerment Sites
  • Knowledge Of Infant Massage Protocol and Guidelines
  • Strokes and Techniques for a Full Body Sequence
  • Infant Massage Session and Treatment Forms

The Infant Massage Therapy and Technique Course (IMTT) Difference

FINALLY, an infant massage course that allows hands-on massage on babies! This unique one-of-a-kind class is for professional massage therapists only. Unlike conventional Baby Massage Courses that only allow you to become and instructor of baby massage- this course empowers you as a professional to give direct massage. Upon completion of this class you will become an Infant Massage Therapist who can work directly on babies. Help relieve common pediatric ailments while encouraging developmental milestones and setting a healthy foundation.

  • Treat babies with hands-on massage
  • Join a growing pediatric healthcare field
  • Network with modern massage therapist professionals
  • Expand your practice and add flexibility
  • Support and Resources
  • Gain the ability to collaborate with pediatric professionals in the field:
                physical therapists, chiropractors and occupational therapists
  • Work in hospitals, child care facilities, provide home visits and more
  • Nationally Board Certified Continuing Education
  • Research and Evidence Based Program