Birthlight Training

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Baby Yoga Level 2 03 Dec 2018 – 04 Dec 2018

This is a two-day intensive course, open to Certified Birthlight Baby Yoga Teachers Level 1. Applications by Baby Yoga or Mother and Baby Yoga teachers trained in other organisations will be considered case by case.

Course outline
The special focus of this course is on mobile babies (9-18 months) and the dynamics of parent-baby pairs in baby yoga classes.

This course includes birthlight yoga based movements that facilitate transitions to sitting, crawling, standing and walking. Additional resources are offered for teaching mobile babies from 9 to 18 months. The course also includes further knowledge on babies’ brain development and particularly on the importance of correct stimulation of the vestibular system. A deeper understanding of affect regulation is presented to highlight the potential contribution that baby yoga can make to enhance or repair affective communication between parents and babies through playful interaction. Additional techniques for teaching joint relaxation for parent and baby together are taught to help release parental tension.

This course offers an array of teaching resources to facilitate the teaching of pre-mobile and mobile babies together in classes where all have a good time as well as enjoying developmental and health benefits. No additional coursework is required.
How is this course assessed? This course is tutor assessed by means of a practical at the end of the course.

For more details and to book a place visit the Birthlight website birthlight.com

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Nurturing baby massage training course 5 Dec at 09:30 – 7 Dec at 17:00

This three-day course will give you a qualification in birthlight nurturing baby massage. You will also learn a wide range of practices for supporting new mothers and enhancing their interaction with babies aged 0-4 months.

Included are beautiful flowing birthlight baby massage sequences, mini baby yoga moves and early postnatal recovery for new mothers. We look at how to include fathers and other family members and how to create a warm and nurturing atmosphere where relaxed bonding and enjoyment can naturally occur. The course integrates theory with practice and where possible we invite visiting babies to our practical sessions.

The course is open to:
– Health professionals (nursery nurses, health visitors)
– Children centre’s staff (such as Sure Start Staff)
– Qualified Birthlight teachers
– Mothers, through the Mother’s route to Training, conditional to the reading of the anatomy and physiology of infants before attending the course

The course is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives.

Price: £495 for new students / £460 for Birthlight members
Payments by instalments & discount for groupbooking are available – pleae email the birthlight office for the details.

Feeback from students:
“A great way to support new mothers and babies”
“This course is a nice follow-up from the postnatal course”
“I liked everything on the course as it demystifies baby massage:
This was a very informative, pertinent to our work and very relaxing. It has affirmed the belief that massage has many benefits to both the mother and baby now and in their lives

More information about the course and booking visit birthlight.com