Nurturing of The Mother Course ( Prenatal, and Postpartum Massage Course)
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About the Event
Calming Swedish massage strokes for deep muscle relaxation, tension release, and increased circulation Gentle range-of-motion and stretching movements to relieve pressure through the neck, shoulders, rib cage, lower back, and hips, and to promote greater strength, flexibility, and balance Deep tissue work in the hip and gluteal area to help alleviate chronic lower back and hip pain Abdominal massage for round ligament pain, to support digestion, increase circulation to the placenta and baby and increase awareness of the baby. The baby will feel and benefit from the massage. Lymph drainage strokes to reduce pregnancy-induced edema Cranial-sacral and polarity therapy for physical/psychological/emotional/spiritual centeringAcupressure and reflexology techniques shown to be effective in treating many common pregnancy-related complaints Anatomy and physiology for pregnancy and birth Pregnancy massage sequence Cautions and contraindications for pregnancy massage Guidelines for pregnancy massage for each trimester Massage cautions and variations for high-risk pregnancies Labor massage and labor support techniques Newborn and infant massage demonstrationPostpartum massage, with the principle of "mother roasting" - the application of heat, along with specific bodywork techniques for the recovery and realignment of the mother.