Participate in an IMIS course for infant massage certification by correspondence or in-person at a group training course. All IMIS qualifications are recognised by the Massage Association of Australia and can be used internationally. Read more...
IMIS qualified instructors offer a range of baby massage courses for parents to assist with newborn issues such as wind, colic, constipation and reflux. Learn from an instructor or become certified yourself to help your newborn through these issues with confidence.
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Become a certified Pediatric Massage Consultant with a 3-day intensive baby massage course or study online through correspondence. Learn important touch therapy and massage techniques for infants and children.
Why choose IMIS
IMIS is Australia’s leading provider of infant massage training with qualified instructors offering certifications for healthcare professionals and the general public that can be used worldwide.
Choose the newborn massage course that is right for you and enrol online today. Group classes are available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth, or you can study online.
How can massage help my baby?
Research has shown that there are many benefits to be gained from baby massage for parents and infants alike. Massage provides interaction, stimulation, relief and relaxation for your baby, which can help with a range of issues.
At what age can I start massaging my baby?
You can start practising baby massage within the first few days after birth. Your newborn massage process should begin with reading and responding to your baby's cues as you progress through all of your learned massage techniques.
How long does it take to do an infant massage class?
You can choose to do a face-to-face baby massage course by attending one of our 3-day intensive courses in various locations around the country, or you can study by correspondence online in your own time.
How do I become a Pediatric Massage Consultant?
The Pediatric Massage Consultant certification is a high-level qualification. No previous infant massage experience and/or qualifications are required to enrol in this course. The Pediatric Massage Consultant course is available to those with a background in health, allied health, natural therapies or early childhood education.
What issues can baby massage help with?
Research has shown that baby massage can help your child with various issues, including gastro-intestinal problems such as colic, constipation and wind, teething discomfort and muscular cramps. Newborn massage can also help babies that have special needs by providing both stimulation and relaxation.
Who can enrol in an infant massage course?
Anyone can enrol in certificate training in Infant Massage Instruction. No previous qualifications or experience is required. That’s why this is a great course for parents, healthcare professionals and anyone wanting to help support new families. For the Pediatric Massage Consultant courses, some prerequisites must be met for enrolment.