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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
Dundrum 25/01/2016 Dundrum course starting Mon Jan 25 at 10:30 am ( Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15 ) Book
Malahide Castle 26/01/2016 Malahide Castle course starting Tue Jan 26 at 10:30 am ( Jan 26, Feb 2, Feb 9, Feb 16 ) Book
Glenageary 28/01/2016 Glenageary course starting Thu Jan 28 at 11:00 am ( Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18 ) Book
Terenure 01/02/2016 Terenure course starting Mon Feb 1 at 10:30 am ( Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22 ) Book
Castleknock 03/02/2016 Castleknock course starting Wed Feb 3 at 10:30 am ( Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17, Feb 24 ) Book
Terenure 29/02/2016 Terenure course starting Mon Feb 29 at 10:30 am ( Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21 ) Book
Dundrum 29/02/2016 Dundrum course starting Mon Feb 29 at 10:30 am ( Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21 ) Book
Bray 29/02/2016 Bray course starting Mon Feb 29 at 1:00 pm ( Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21 ) Book
Sandymount 01/03/2016 Sandymount course starting Tue Mar 1 at 10:30 am ( Mar 1, Mar 8, Mar 15, Mar 22 ) Book
Malahide Castle 01/03/2016 Malahide Castle course starting Tue Mar 1 at 10:30 am ( Mar 1, Mar 8, Mar 15, Mar 22 ) Book
Castleknock 02/03/2016 Castleknock course starting Wed Mar 2 at 10:30 am ( Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16, Mar 23 ) Book
Terenure 04/04/2016 Terenure course starting Mon Apr 4 at 10:30 am ( Apr 4, Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25 ) Book
Dundrum 04/04/2016 Dundrum course starting Mon Apr 4 at 10:30 am ( Apr 4, Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25 ) Book
Bray 04/04/2016 Bray course starting Mon Apr 4 at 12:00 pm ( Apr 4, Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25 ) Book
Malahide Castle 05/04/2016 Malahide Castle course starting Tue Apr 5 at 10:30 am ( Apr 5, Apr 12, Apr 19, Apr 26 ) Book
Sandymount 05/04/2016 Sandymount course starting Tue Apr 5 at 10:30 am ( Apr 5, Apr 12, Apr 19, Apr 26 ) Book
Castleknock 06/04/2016 Castleknock course starting Wed Apr 6 at 10:30 am ( Apr 6, Apr 13, Apr 20, Apr 27 ) Book
Glenageary 07/04/2016 Glenageary course starting Thu Apr 7 at 11:00 am ( Apr 7, Apr 14, Apr 21, Apr 28 ) Book
Castleknock 04/05/2016 Castleknock course starting Wed May 4 at 10:30 am ( May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25 ) Book
Glenageary 05/05/2016 Glenageary course starting Thu May 5 at 11:00 am ( May 5, May 12, May 26, Jun 2 ) Book
Bray 09/05/2016 Bray course starting Mon May 9 at 12:00 pm ( May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 ) Book
Dundrum 09/05/2016 Dundrum course starting Mon May 9 at 10:30 am ( May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 ) Book
Terenure 09/05/2016 Terenure course starting Mon May 9 at 10:30 am ( May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 ) 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
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 12:00 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 13/06/2016 Dundrum course starting Mon 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.


Customer Comments

What our customers say about us

Both my husband and myself completed the course, on different days with different instructors. We both found it very useful and were talking about it...

- Anne Weber - Malahide - firstaid course

I found the course excellent and a great deal of information was imparted in a good way.

- Pj McGowan - Carmelite Centre - firstaid course

I was looking for something to do with my daughter, Emma on my day off from work. I was looking for something that we could interact with eachother...

- Leonie Mahon - Glasnevin - Wobblers - playlab course

"Yes I really found the course worthwhile and have been recommending it to all my friends with kids! The instructor was excellent and I would...

- Jennifer Kelly - Harcourt St - firstaid course

"To summarise on the first aid course, I found it to be very useful, very informative and very well constructed. The Nurse who instructed on the day,...

- Garry Kirwan - Harcourt St - firstaid course

Thank you for organizing the pediatric first aid course. Overall I enjoyed it and feel I've certainly learned from it. The location was great- easy...

- Brenda Boylan - Kilkenny - firstaid course

I attended the first aid course in Greystones last week and it was brilliant - I have recommended it to all my friends and family - so thank you.

- Amanda - Greystones - 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

"Everyone that attended the course found it extremely beneficial. The mix of discussion and practical work kept it interesting. Fergus, our...

- Olivia McCarthy - Harcourt St - firstaid course

Saoirse Beau has been attending classes since she was 4 months old, she is now 17 months. Claphandies has really given her confidence to interact...

- Jodie McGriele - Terenure - Wobblers - playlab course