Baby Infant Massage

Physical contact is the most important and primary channel for your baby to connect with you and the world.
Infant massage is a lovely way to strengthen the bond between you and your baby and help put your baby at ease.

Infant Massage Class Course

Learn how to soothe your baby, relieve tummy upsets, and understand your baby’s non-verbal clues and language in this four weeks class course for baby and you..

Physical contact is the most important and primary channel for your baby to connect with you and the world. Through physical contact, you nurture your baby both physically and emotionally.
For many centuries mothers in many cultures have been nurturing their babies with massage. Infant Massage strokes are uniquely designed with the inspiration from Indian tradition, Swedish tradition and yoga movements.
The classes are informal, relaxed, and small enough to ensure that you and your baby get the personal attention you need.
In our Infant Massage Course you will learn how to give a whole body massage to your baby with proven techniques. Pressure, rate, rhythm, the length of the massage, respect, bonding, why babies cry, babies’ non-verbal language, relaxation, how to relieve tummy upsets and parent empowerment are some of the other skills and topics you will learn.
Our Infant Massage Course is open to babies from one to 12 months age and one parent/carer.
Infant Massage is more than just a massage routine. Research in infant massage and experiences of families have showed many benefits:
  • Promotion of bonding and secure attachment
  • Increased sensitivity and awareness of baby’s verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Decreased symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression in parents
  • Increased interaction between baby and parent
  • Stimulated muscular development and growth
  • Stimulated circulatory-, digestive- and hormonal systems
  • Relief in gas and colic pain
  • Reduced stress hormones
  • Longer sleep time

Massage oil is one of the topics that we will be talking about in the sessions.
You can bring your own massage oil, but it is not mandatory; a small bottle of organic oil will be served to everyone in each class.

Infant Massage 

Upcoming classes

2023-3 SOLD OUT!
Start: May 4 2023
Dates: Thursdays 4/5, 11/5, 25/5, 1/6 – NB! No class May 18 (Ascension Day)
Time: 11:00-12:15

Start: June 8 2023
Dates: Thursdays 8/6, 15/6, 22/6, 29/6
Time: 11:00-12:15

The Infant Massage Classes are taught in

Kbh’s Yoga
Østerbrogade 56E
2100 Copenhagen Ø
– in the ABC-Street opposite the lakes.

Our Infant Massage Courses are open to babies from one to 12 months age and one parent.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring two towels/blankets/muslins for each class.

At the end of each session, you will be given handouts with massage strokes and notes about the topics that you learned.

This is a baby massage course so we are baby friendly: We welcome crying, sleeping and hungry babies.

Strollers can be parked outside the windows of the venue.

The Infant Massage Class Course is taught by Louise Timm, co-founder and owner of Copenhagen Doulas.

925,00 dkk for baby and one parent/carer
incl. baby massage oil and hand outs.

Studies show that the presence of a doula during birth results in shorter births,
fewer interventions, and less need for medical pain-relief amongst other things.

Hodnett et al 2012 & Evidence Based Birth 2017