Baby Massage Instructor

On this course you will be given the skills, knowledge and proficiency to teach baby and infant massage to other therapists, parents and carers and add them to their complementary therapy treatment menu. 


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Baby Massage Instructors Diploma Half-Day Course

Cost: -   £160.00 (Deposit of £50.00 required to confirm booking)

Course Accreditation Bodies:   This course is insurable and accredited by the Professional bodies: ABT (Associated Beauty Therapists) (18 cpd points)

Certifications/Qualifications Attained:  Zen Tranquility Holistic Beauty Training accredited/recognised diploma - Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use therapy with the general public and charge.

Pre-Requisite:    This course is for Massage Therapists who have already achieved a recognised certificate in Full Body Massage and Anatomy and Physiology.

Course Dates:    Please email for course dates or contact us here 


Venues - this course is available at the following venues:-

Derbyshire, Essex/Suffolk, Hampshire, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Liverpool, Midlands , Nottinghamshire, Scotland, Somerset, Sussex, Wiltshire, Yorkshire

Baby massage has been a longstanding parenting tradition in many Eastern cultures, such as in India, Africa and Asia, and has been introduced to the Western world during the last 30 years, but it is not to recently that is has gained popularity in the UK. 

Baby massage is when a parent or primary carer lovingly strokes or holds their baby.  Using a high quality non-fragranced vegetable oil, soothing holds and rhythmic strokes are given on each are of the baby's body, following a sequence which has been developed over many years.  The massage offers a wonderful experience and a special time to communicate both verbally and non-verbally with babies and small infants, so that they feel loved, valued and respected. 


  • Interaction and bonding
  • Relaxation
  • Relief
  • Stimulation
  • Helps the baby to feel securely attached
  • Helps the baby to feel more loved
  • Reduces crying and emotional distress
  • Increases levels of relaxation and longer sleep
  • Helps develops body awareness and co-ordination
  • Relief from wind, colic, constipation and teething discomfort
  • Helps to prevent conditions such as RSI
  • Reduces stiffness and increases flexibility in both the hands and feet

Course Content & Learning Outcomes

  • History of Baby Massage
  • Stages of development
  • The power of touch
  • Anatomy of the Skin
  • The Physiological benefits of baby massage
  • Contraindications
  • Child Development - Reflexes
  • Aromatherapy for babies and infants
  • Baby massage, preparation and routine
  • How to set up a lesson plan to instructor Parents/Carers
  • How to run a work shop for Parents/Carers
  • Baby Massage routines


Duration: Half Practical in the Classroom (if training with other students)

Home study: 2 day guided learning hours required to be completed before the training day (emailed to you). This allows for an intensive one day practical study of the routine

Everything you need to learn this treatment is included in this course.  

Case Studies: You will be required to submit 6 case studies before you receive your certificate (although please note if the tutor feels that you have not reached a competent standard after completing your practical training and case studies then you will be set a reassessment. There is an additional charge for this being £40.00).

Entry Requirement:  This course is for Massage Therapists who have already achieved a recognised certificate in Full Body Massage and Anatomy and Physiology.

Awarding Body: ABT

Cost: £160.00 includes training manual, training materials, assessment and certification

  • £50.00 deposit required; balance to be paid direct to tutor 14 days prior to course date 

Please read Terms and Conditions before booking or paying for this course  


All deposits paid are non refundable but can be held and transferrred to another date for up to 6 months if 14 days notice of cancellation is given.

Zen Tranquility Training cannot be held responsible for any changes in regulations or insurances that may take place that is out of our control and can effect insurances in the future.  We give up to date knowledge to the best of our ability to all our leaners at the time of booking and participating on the course.  We advise all learners to do their own research especially checking with their own insurance company that they will accept this course before booking onto any courses.

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