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  • Take a Baby Massage course with us and we’ll give you a €20 voucher for ClapHandies PlayLabs or First Aid courses.

Baby Massage at home

  • Don't feel like venturing out but want to learn massage / take advantage of your maternity benefits, let us come to your home.

Reclaimable...!

  • Don't forget Baby Massage classes are a reclaimable maternity expense with most health insurance packages Aviva, GloHealth, Laya, and VHI...!

Venues:


Pricing:

  • 4 week course - €120
  • Includes oils and massage manual
  • Refreshments and cookies !
Venue Date Details
Castleknock 26/03/2014 Castleknock course starting Wed Mar 26 at 10:30 am ( Mar 26, Apr 2, Apr 9, Apr 30 ) Book
Castleknock 30/04/2014 Castleknock course starting Wed Apr 30 at 10:30 am ( Apr 30, May 7, May 14, May 21 ) Book
Castleknock 28/05/2014 Castleknock course starting Wed May 28 at 10:30 am ( May 28, Jun 4, Jun 11, Jun 18 ) Book
Dundrum 07/04/2014 Dundrum course starting Mon Apr 7 at 10:30 am ( Apr 7, Apr 14, Apr 21, May 5 ) Book
Dundrum 12/05/2014 Dundrum course starting Mon May 12 at 10:30 am ( May 12, May 19, May 26, Jun 9 ) Book
Dundrum 16/06/2014 Dundrum course starting Mon Jun 16 at 10:30 am ( Jun 16, Jun 23, Jun 30, Jul 7 ) Book
Glenageary 08/05/2014 Glenageary course starting Thu May 8 at 11:30 am ( May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29 ) Book
Malahide 09/05/2014 Malahide course starting Fri May 9 at 10:30 am ( May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 ) Book
Malahide 06/06/2014 Malahide course starting Fri Jun 6 at 10:30 am ( Jun 6, Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27 ) Book
Sandymount 15/04/2014 Sandymount course starting Tue Apr 15 at 10:30 am ( Apr 15, Apr 22, Apr 29, May 13 ) Book
Sandymount 06/05/2014 Sandymount course starting Tue May 6 at 10:30 am ( May 6, May 13, May 20, May 27 ) Book
Terenure 02/05/2014 Terenure course starting Fri May 2 at 10:30 am ( May 2, May 9, May 23, May 30 ) Book
Terenure 13/06/2014 Terenure course starting Fri Jun 13 at 10:30 am ( Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27, Jul 4 ) Book

Intro

Baby massage is a wonderful experience shared between you and your baby. It provides numerous physical, psychological and emotional benefits for babies and the families who care for them. Joining a baby massage classes is a great way to spend quality time with your baby and to meet new mums.

The Baby Massage course is suitable for babies from 6 weeks to 9 months. The course run over four classes, held once a week in a warm, clean, comfortable space. Massage stokes are taught in stages over the weeks so baby becomes used to touch and you can practice at home and ask questions when you return to class the following week.

The classes are completely baby-led and parents are encouraged to feed, change and comfort their babies as and when they feel the need to do so.

Did you know Baby Massage classes are a reclaimable maternity expense with most health insurance packages Aviva, GloHealth, Laya, and VHI? Please check your individual package for details.

Benefits

Relaxation

Massage smoothes your baby and is a pleasurable experience for both you and your baby. Also, the relaxation element of the class, and the calm environment created is very nurturing for all mothers and can significantly help those affected by post natal depression.

Relief

Specific massage techniques are demonstrated which help to relieve colic, wind and constipation. In addition, baby massage can help baby deal with surgery or difficult birth.

Stimulation

When you massage your baby regularly, their physical growth and development is stimulated in a variety of ways. Research studies show the respiratory, muscular, circulatory and immune systems all benefit from the positive effects of massage. Your baby may gain weight more easily and increase their ability to fight common infections which all babies are exposed to. In addition, massage promotes neurological development, and helps with the development of motor skills and coordination.

Bonding

Eye-to-eye and skin-to-skin contact and the exchange of soothing sounds and smells all help you and baby to bond.

Happier baby... happier mum

The baby massage course is not only about learning the massage techniques. During the course we learn a lot more about our babies. You will learn to identify and understanding your babies cues leaving you better able to communicate.

Pricing & Details

Course Fees

4 week Baby Massage Course = €120 - includes oils and massage manual, refreshments and cookies !

Reclaimable Maternity Expense!

Baby Massage classes are a reclaimable maternity expense with most health insurance packages Aviva, GloHealth, Laya, and VHI? Up to €120 is claimable, please check your own policy.

All ClapHandies instructors have trained with the International Association of Infant Massage and are members of Baby Massage Ireland (required for claiming on your health insurance)

Payment

Online we accept Laser & all major credit cards. Full payment is due on booking. You can also arrange a bank transfer, please contact office@claphandies.com

Please note – we do not take any payments in class, thanks for your understanding.

Why Baby Massage?

  • Promotes sleep
  • Relieves Pain
  • Happier baby... happier mum
  • Avail of your health insurance cover

Benefits:

  • Relaxation
  • Relief
  • Stimulation
  • Bonding

The ClapHandies Way

ClapHandies have developed this special programme with the same quality and attention to detail their Baby and Toddler PlayLabs are renowned for, you will love the quality of the equipment and attention to every detail.


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