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“Thank you so much for teaching me. I love your passion and energy for supporting parents and babies and your course materials cover everything in so much depth. I feel inspired and enthusiastic about setting up my own business and I love the ethos of Blossom & Berry”-HG

This course will enable you to teach baby massage to groups of parents and on a one to one basis from 8 weeks. It is a fully comprehensive course which covers all aspects of becoming a professional teacher and teaching baby massage. Included in the course is a course manual covering the following modules;

INTRODUCTION, ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM

HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF BABY MASSAGE AND THEORIES OF ATTACHMENT

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE INFANT

LEARNING THE BABY MASSAGE ROUTINE

HOW TO TEACH AND FACILITATE GROUPS

MARKETING AND BUSINESS

ONLINE ACCESS TO HOURS OF REAL TEACHING EXAMPLES, MINI LECTURES AND REAL CLASS FOOTAGE ESSENTIAL TO COMPLEMENT YOUR STUDY AND KNOWLEDGE.

All course materials also include recordings of mini lectures on subjects covered on the course. We also include footage of real classes as well as films of the whole massage routine.

Entry requirements

A basic knowledge of human biology (GCSE/O level preferred but not essential. An interest in supporting and working with parents and babies. An understanding of the benefits of massage. A good command of the language in which you will be teaching and excellent communication skills. A positive and motivated attitude to study and business.

Accreditation We are accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists for all our in person and group training on baby massage and baby yoga and all our courses are recognised by Westminster Indemnity Insurance. All courses online are accredited by Blossom & Berry and insured by Westminster Indemnity Insurance. Training is of a very high standard. Gayle Berry has written and designed all course materials and has a PGCE in Teaching and Delivering Learning to the adult education sector.Gayle has ten years experience as a teacher and is also the author of a successful book “Baby Massage-Expert know-how at your fingertips”. She has worked on numerous media projects in the field.

Timescales for study Most students complete the diploma within four months and can begin professional practice.

Costs £599-ONLINE

£650-GROUP

£799-ONE TO ONE

inclusive of all training and ongoing support.

There are no licence fees to pay.

Study and Practice Development

After achieving this qualification you can continue to study with us and develop your practice by accessing the courses below;

Blossom & Berry Baby Confidence Instructor

Blossom & Berry Baby Yoga Instructor

Blossom & Berry Learn, Stretch & Play Instructor

Blossom & Berry Story Stretch Instructor

Blossom & Berry Massage for Older Children Instructor

Soothe Settle & Sleep Program

Section 1Welcome & Getting Started On Professionalism
Lecture 1 Professionalism
Lecture 2Reading List & Study Guide
Lecture 3Using Glip
Lecture 4Full Powerpoint course presentation
Section 2Module 2-Anatomy & Physiology
Section 3Module 3-Benefits of Baby Massage
Lecture 6Benefits of Infant Massage
Lecture 7Additional resources on benefits-VideosFree Preview

Further videos on the importance of attachment, emotional intelligence, skin contact and connection.

All inspiring and designed to enable you to understand the wider benefits of positive interaction and communication between parents and babies in our sessions.

There is also a great PDF attached here which summarises the benefits of human touch for infants.

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Lecture 8Love Creates Love
Lecture 9Celebrating You!
Section 4Module 4-Baby Massage Practicalities & Routine
Lecture 10Videos to support your practice
Lecture 11Colic Routine
Lecture 12Teaching Plans
Lecture 13Oils and Safe Practice (Current Guidelines)
Section 5Module 5-Successful Teaching Techniques
Lecture 14
Lecture 15Real teaching examples of classes
Lecture 16Teaching babies with special needs
Section 6Module 6-Marketing & Setting Up Your Business
Lecture 17Marketing
Lecture 18Extra resources to kick start your practice
Section 7Module 7-Teaching Practice
Lecture 19Teaching Practice Documents
Lecture 20Workshop Templates
Section 8Certificate
Section 9BONUS VIDEO-What’s love got to do with it?-Why connection and touch are the secret ingredients in embracing pregnancy, birth and babyhood.
Final Quiz