Parent Courses

Parents are discovering that massage can help their child settle, sleep better, reduce crying and relieve problems such as wind, colic, constipation, reflux and eczema. It even helps reduce post-natal depression.

Massage is more than just relaxation. Learning the right massage techniques is vital to ensure that both you and your baby experience the many benefits that massage can provide.

Attend a certificate training class, learn at home or request an appointment with an IMIS certified Instructor.                                                                         

Get certified   :   Learn at home  :  Find an instructor


Get the facts: Learn from a professional

Massage can provide so many benefits, not only for the child but for parents and siblings as well.

  • Why do the chest and abdomen need to be avoided at the beginning of a massage?
  • Why should I avoid using olive oil or creams to massage my baby?
  • What age can I start massaging my baby?
  • How much pressure should I use to help relieve colic?
  • Is massage appropriate at bath time?
  • My toddler doesn’t like to lie still anymore – is that the end of massage?
  • Learn the answers to these questions and many more. Find out about gaining certification... 
  • Learn at home with the complete baby massage pack containing a step-by-step DVD, booklet & oil 
  • Request an appointment with an IMIS certified Instructor

Learning infant massage from a professional is a gift for life!

"Thank you! Now I feel confident about massaging my baby and look forward to this special time together."
Stella, East Corrimal, NSW

"I'm so impressed! Very informative - especially for a first time mum like me."
Stacey, Dapto NSW

"Enjoyed learning to massage and also the information. The time together is relaxing and also feels I'm tuning into my babies needs. Would definitely recommend the course."
Michelle Avalon, Sydney


Various research studies on infant massage have shown that there is a significant reduction in overall crying time with infants and toddlers who receive massage.

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4 Session Parenting Course

Parent classes usually run over a four-week period, one session per week, with each class lasting for approximately 1-hour.

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1 Hour Introductory Sessions

These sessions were developed for parents who would like to know the basics of baby massage to get started.

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Instructor Listings

Before you start it is important to note that there are significant differences between massage for adults and massage for infants.

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