TCH to offer infant massage classes
Tri-County Hospital offers monthly infant massage classes for parents and babies called "Infant Massage .... For a Better Beginning." The classes are held on the first three Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. The May classes will be May 6, 13, and 20 at TCH.
The instructor is massage therapist Carla Johnson, who is nationally certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork and is a certified educator of infant massage through Infant Massage USA.
The classes focus on the instruction of massage techniques for both mother, father and/or support person on their newborn to pre-crawling infant. Classes will also include: theory and practicum of infant massage; how to deal with special problems such as colic, gas or constipation; and individualized help.
Sessions are free; however, pre-registration is required by calling (218) 632-8709 or (800) 631-1811, ext. 8709.