Yoga with Baby and Infant Massage Workshop Series

YWCA Cambridge - Marshfield Branch

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Marshfield Branch Ferry Hill Road MarshfieldMA  02050
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Marshfield Branch Ferry Hill Road MarshfieldMA  02050

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What's Included

Yoga with Baby and Infant Massage Workshop: 6 weeks $125 fee payable to instructor Enjoy this precious time with your baby through with gently invigorating Yoga practice while acquiring the powerful parenting tool of Infant Massage. No prior yoga experience required. Learn to modify Hatha Yoga postures so you may practice with baby, while honoring your baby’s needs. Baby is actively engaged, with playful movement for baby while strengthening your body, mind and spirit through poses that balance ease and challenge. Bond with your growing baby with an in-depth Infant Massage component. Benefits abound: • improved sleep (for everyone!) • increased relaxation • increase baby's sensory awareness, to name but a few. Enhance your parenting experience by: • learning to recognize your infants' cues and behavioral states • building a daily routine of infant massage strokes, including special techniques to sooth tummy discomfort and colic • sharing of your particular parenting experience to learn from each other. Parents will receive: • Infant Massage: A handbook for Loving Parents by Vimala McClure • oil for the massage and a wash cloth • handouts of massage strokes for easy reference Both moms and dads are welcome as well as grandparents or other primary caregivers. Please note: This workshop is designed for pre-crawling babies in mind, although you will receive information how to modify the routines as your child grows. What to bring: yoga mat, medium towel, baby blanket and rattly toy Instructor Bio: Milena-RYT,CEIM With over 12 years yoga teaching experience, Milena's gently interweaves Hatha yoga principals to invigorate, relax and renew. She also brings years of teaching experience to meet the specific needs of women in their child bearing years. As a certified Infant Massage Educator, Milena will teach you the valuable tool of gentle touch to support the healthy development of the infant. More info at www.blissbeyou.

About This Organizer

The YWCA Cambridge, since its inception in 1891, has advocated for women's rights and provided affordable accommodations and support services for women. Today, the YWCA Cambridge is a Cambridge institution with a variety of classes and programs, including the largest women's residential facility in the city.

 As a place for women, children and families to find shelter, support and opportunities to learn and grow, the YWCA Cambridge is committed to being a welcoming resource and center of vibrant activity, responding to the ever-changing needs of the community in the 21st century.

Welcome, and thank you for your support of the YWCA Cambridge.

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  • YWCA Cambridge

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Marshfield Branch Ferry Hill Road MarshfieldMA  02050
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