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Baby Massage Course in York

with Irene Forsyth

at 152 Fulford Road (basement), York YO10 4BE

Next classes start Wednesday 20 March 2024
(10.30am and 12.30pm)

(The 10.30am class is full but there are still places at 12.30pm.)

A Beautiful Way to take some Special Time out with Your Baby

Irene was interviewed as the mystery guest by Jonathan Cowap on Lunchtime Connection, BBC Radio York (29 November 2022).

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5 week course

So much time is spent running around, changing nappies and trying to grab a few minutes of sleep.

Why not take the chance to s l o w down and enjoy your wonderful baby's company?

Meet and have some fun with other parents at the same time.

5 weeks
1 hour class, each week on Wednesday at 10.30am and again at 12.30pm

Week 1Legs and Feet20 March
Week 2Tummy, and recap week 110 April
Week 3Chest & Arms, Head/Face, recap weeks 1-217 April
Week 4Back, recap weeks 1-324 April
Week 5Recap all weeks 1-4, Certificates, Cake1 May

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  • Promotes and strengthens bonding
  • Practising the massage techniques 2-3 times per week for 15 minutes will improve your baby's sleep patterns and promote deeper sleep cycles.
  • Massage has been shown to give baby relief from colic, constipation, teething and colds.

You'll also get the opportunity to meet other parents in a safe, clean and quiet environment. .

Your experienced teacher Irene has been teaching these classes since 2009 and is CRB checked.

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What's Included in the Course?

  • See and practise strokes demonstrated each week
  • 50ml of organic massage oil
  • Download booklet with copies of strokes taught
  • Recap earlier weeks’ strokes in later weeks
  • Time to have a cuppa and chat with other parents at the end of the class
  • Certificates presented on the last class, cake and a drink

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Who can attend?

Babies who are pre-crawling and whose feeds are 2-3 hours apart

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What to bring?

  • Travel-size changing mat
  • bath towel
  • spare nappies
  • spare clothing and feeds

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How much does it cost?

  • £60 in all for the 5 week course on Wednesdays
  • If you miss a class you are welcome to attend a future catch-up class free of charge (when there are places free).
  • Partner can attend for £40, saving £20


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Pay using your card with PayPal online.

T & C: Please pay £60 before the first lesson to confirm your place. If you miss a lesson, you can attend the next course free of charge.

Parking: Free parking on site.

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