Maternity Massage Essentials
With more and more expectant women enhancing their pregnancy experience
with massage therapy, it is important to know the essentials:
• Why and how to adapt your usual techniques to stay safe and be more
• How to safely and creatively support her ever changing body while
positioning her on the massage table.
• What the normal physiological and functional changes women
experience during pregnancy are.
• What the signs of any potential complications in pregnancy are &
This one-day, hands on, face-to-face workshop offers the essentials for
getting started in prenatal massage in a small group setting. Strengthen your
knowledge base to allow you to work with pregnant clients more confidently
and even more safely!
By featuring each body system’s typical prenatal adaptations, we give you
both the WHY and HOW of maternity massage therapy essentials. If you are
looking for a solid foundation for working with a woman that is having a low-
risk, uncomplicated pregnancy, this is the introductory workshop for you!
Join us as we share our over 40 years of combined experience caring for
women and their babies during pregnancy. Looking forward to meeting you.
What is needed for class:
*Laundry basket for under the table for keeping YOUR stuff together.
* Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to
Prenatal, Labor and Postpartum Practice, 3rd edition by Carole Osborne,
Michele Kolakowski and David Lobenstine
Massage Table ( one for every 2 people)
1 set of sheets
1 towel & 2 smaller hand towels
2-4 pillows with cases (variety of size and density is great)
Hand sanitizer for you and wipes for your tables
Wear: comfortable clothes as practice and hands on will be fully clothed.
East Longmeadow MA
9.00 a.m - 5.00 p.m