Infant Massage: Communication In Parenting
Instructor Certification Training
To enhance the quality of learning and your experience, training:
* All training days are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
- Is limited to 10-12 applicants
- Takes place in a nurturing retreat like setting
- Includes 3 integrated Parent/Baby classes
Healthy Family Living’s programs taught by Certified Instructors, from various personal & professional backgrounds, provide family centered education and preventative health care in their communities and/or professional setting. HFL’s programs support quality of life in relationships with behaviors that science has shown support brain development as well as emotional, behavioral, physical & mental health.
HFL Certified Instructors of Infant Massage (CIIM), enjoy teaching and empowering parents/caregivers in expressing nurturing parenting practices with an emphasis on attuned, interactive massage communication and respectful relationship skills with their babies and children. HFL’s programs and teaching are inclusive of methodology, philosophy and principles that support and empower individuals in emotional attunement and bonding practices.
HFL’s approach may be individualized and continuously supports that Massage and Touch Communication™ is shared with the baby/child, rather than being a technique focus done to the baby. HFL respectfully honors each relationship as unique thus HFL’s programs include adaptations for a variety of individual and distinctive needs, such as developmental ages and the special needs for those facing physical, mental or emotional conditions.
Join us and play in an active role bringing practical education and tools to families that positively influence the opportunity and outcomes of what science has proven…the first years last a lifetime.
“This training has been the most essential course I’ve taken in my career.
- Angela Warner, RN, BSN, LMP, Maternity Support Services, Maternity Case Manager
A Foundation for Healthy Family Living was founded by Kalena Babeshoff to serve as a nonprofit dedicated to educating our society in nurturing, compassionate touch and respectful communication. Integrating 35 years in the health field with background of nursing, massage and ministry, Kalena is one of the world leading experts in the field of Infant Massage Communication and has taught both nationally and internationally since 1986. She also provides agency staff trainings & co-facilitates HFL’s advanced trainings. Kalena continues to express her passion and dedication to collaborate and further develop HFL programs to manifest the benefits of compassionate touch and communication to people of every age and need. Kalena is available to serve as a Consultant with Hospitals, Agencies and Schools.
For more information about the benefits and research substantiating Infant Massage, see the article on Touch Communication.