Benefits of prenatal massage include:
emotional support and nurturing touch;
relaxation and decreased insomnia;
stress relief on weight-bearing joints, such as ankles, lower back and pelvis;
neck and back pain relief caused by muscle imbalance and weakness;
assistance in maintaining proper posture;
preparing the muscles used during childbirth;
reduced swelling in hands and feet;
lessened sciatic pain;
fewer calf cramps;
headache and sinus congestion relief.
Pregnancy Massage Certificate Course
Pre-requisite massage certificate
This course instructs the skills and techniques necessary to massage the normally healthy pregnant client during all three trimesters.
You will learn:
Theory of body changes during all three trimesters and how the massage therapist should address these changes.
Methods to ease the common discomforts that can occur during a normal pregnancy.
Body alignment, and positioning
Full body treatment with the use of a beanbag, an innovative method for giving a fully nurturing massage
Lengthy demonstration and practice on how to safely give a full body massage