5-week course on Infant Massage
Julie Torok-Mangasarian, M.A. Infant-family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist
When: March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2017 (Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm)
Where: 1470 W. Herndon Avenue Suite 300, Fresno CA, 93711
Cost: $100 for 5 sessions
Why learn to massage your baby?
Massage enhances communication and encourages fun interactions!
Relief – potential relief from teething, congestion, colic and gas.
Relaxation – massaging your baby is enjoyable and relaxing for you and baby. It may improve the quality of your baby’s sleep.
Benefits for baby:
Promotes healthy growth and development.
Relaxing hormones released from touching help your baby relax and possibly sleep better.
Relief – touch can help reduce pain. Tummy strokes can help relieve discomfort from gas, colic and constipation.
Bonding – the touch and loving interaction promotes bonding. Your baby will grow to trust you and have a secure attachment.
Benefits for Parents:
Increase comfort and confidence in parenting skills.
Become more aware and responsive to baby’s cues.
Feel closer to baby and have a stronger parent-infant bond.
Ease parenting stress.
Babies, Mommies, Daddies and Primary Care Providers are invited to attend.
Certificate of completion will be awarded on the last class session.
Refreshments will be provided.
Questions call Julie at 559-256-0985
Or by email at JulieT@solacecenterfresno.com
Cancelations/Grievances/ADA: Facilities and programs are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the workshop, allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs. Full Refunds will be provided with 10 day written notice of cancelation. Cancelations less than 10 days prior to event or in cases of Non-Attendance refunds will not be granted. If you have questions or to report grievances, please contact Cristina Rodriguez 559-256-0985 email: Cristinar@solacecenterfresno.com