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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
Sandymount 10/04/2018 Sandymount course starting Tue Apr 10 at 10:30 am ( Apr 10, Apr 17, Apr 24, May 1 ) Book
Malahide Castle 13/04/2018 Malahide Castle course starting Fri Apr 13 at 1:15 pm ( Apr 13, Apr 20, Apr 27, May 4 ) Book
Terenure 16/04/2018 Terenure course starting Mon Apr 16 at 10:30 am ( Apr 16, Apr 23, Apr 30, May 14 ) Book
Glenageary 18/04/2018 Glenageary course starting Wed Apr 18 at 11:15 am ( Apr 18, Apr 25, May 2, May 9 ) Book
Dundrum 08/05/2018 Dundrum course starting Tue May 8 at 10:30 am ( May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29 ) Book
Sandymount 08/05/2018 Sandymount course starting Tue May 8 at 10:30 am ( May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29 ) Book
10/05/2018 course starting Thu May 10 at 10:30 am ( May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31 ) Book
Malahide Castle 11/05/2018 Malahide Castle course starting Fri May 11 at 1:15 pm ( May 11, May 18, May 25, Jun 1 ) Book
Terenure 14/05/2018 Terenure course starting Mon May 14 at 10:30 am ( May 14, May 21, May 28, Jun 11 ) Book
Glenageary 23/05/2018 Glenageary course starting Wed May 23 at 11:15 am ( May 23, May 30, Jun 6, Jun 13 ) Book
Sandymount 05/06/2018 Sandymount course starting Tue Jun 5 at 10:30 am ( Jun 5, Jun 12, Jun 19, Jun 26 ) Book
Dundrum 05/06/2018 Dundrum course starting Tue Jun 5 at 10:30 am ( Jun 5, Jun 12, Jun 19, Jun 26 ) Book
Glenageary 06/06/2018 Glenageary course starting Wed Jun 6 at 11:15 am ( Jun 6, Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27 ) Book
Malahide Castle 08/06/2018 Malahide Castle course starting Fri Jun 8 at 1:15 pm ( Jun 8, Jun 15, Jun 22, Jun 29 ) 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

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