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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
Glenageary 05/05/2016 Glenageary course starting Thu May 5 at 11:00 am ( May 5, May 12, May 26, Jun 2 ) Book
Terenure 09/05/2016 Terenure course starting Mon May 9 at 10:30 am ( May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 ) Book
Bray 09/05/2016 Bray course starting Mon May 9 at 1:00 pm ( May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 ) Book
Dundrum 10/05/2016 Dundrum course starting Tue May 10 at 10:30 am ( May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31 ) Book
Malahide Castle 10/05/2016 Malahide Castle course starting Tue May 10 at 10:30 am ( May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31 ) Book
Sandymount 10/05/2016 Sandymount course starting Tue May 10 at 10:30 am ( May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31 ) Book
Castleknock 11/05/2016 Castleknock course starting Wed May 11 at 10:30 am ( May 11, May 18, May 25, Jun 1 ) Book
Sandymount 07/06/2016 Sandymount course starting Tue Jun 7 at 10:30 am ( Jun 7, Jun 14, Jun 21, Jun 28 ) Book
Malahide Castle 07/06/2016 Malahide Castle course starting Tue Jun 7 at 10:30 am ( Jun 7, Jun 14, Jun 21, Jun 28 ) Book
Castleknock 08/06/2016 Castleknock course starting Wed Jun 8 at 10:30 am ( Jun 8, Jun 15, Jun 22, Jun 29 ) Book
Glenageary 09/06/2016 Glenageary course starting Thu Jun 9 at 11:00 am ( Jun 9, Jun 16, Jun 23, Jun 30 ) Book
Bray 13/06/2016 Bray course starting Mon Jun 13 at 1:00 pm ( Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27, Jul 4 ) Book
Terenure 13/06/2016 Terenure course starting Mon Jun 13 at 12:00 pm ( Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27, Jul 4 ) Book
Dundrum 14/06/2016 Dundrum course starting Tue Jun 14 at 10:30 am ( Jun 14, Jun 21, Jun 28, Jul 5 ) 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.


Customer Comments

What our customers say about us

Dear Liza, Alexis was delighted with the course and can't stop advising people to attend it. Thank you very much.

- Alexis Murphy - Harcourt St - firstaid course

Hi Liza, I just wanted to drop you a quick email regarding the massage course I attended in Rathfarnham recently (finished up last Friday). I just...

- Pauline Forsyth - Terenure - babymassage course

Thank you for your mail regarding the First Aid Course. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and thought it very worthwhile. Our Instructor, Trisha, was...

- Marcelle Gribbin - Malahide - firstaid course

Overall I thought the course was excellently presented with great material. I was Very satisfied with the content. Material was extremely...

- Sean Carroll - Harcourt Street - firstaid course

Hi Liza, The course was excellent, I couldn't find one thing negative to say about it and I have to say the guy giving the course was very very good....

- Fiona Henry - Harcourt St - firstaid course

We both found the course very informative and it was delivered very well by the trainer John McCormack. He had an easy style and explained everything...

- Emma Balmaine - Greystones - firstaid course

My husband and I found the course very good. The instructor was excellent - very knowledgeable and held our attention well. The course length was...

- Kathy Morrissey - Harcourt St - firstaid course

"I found the first aid course to be really worthwhile and I'm glad I took the time to do it. The instruction was excellent! I forget the instructor's...

- Tana Kaplan Gray - Harcourt St - firstaid course

I really enjoyed the course, I definitely found it very helpful and would recommend it. Can' t remember the lady who gave the course, but she was...

- Jenny King - Malahide - firstaid course

"I found the course really helpful and interesting. The course content covered a lot of areas and the practical aspect of the course was very good as...

- Mark Mcloughlin - Greystones - firstaid course