Touch, specifically massage, is an established healing modality. for babies, massage is known to help them thrive, minimize colic symptoms, promote digestion, improve sleep quality, increase relaxation and provide an overall bonding experience. Join Dr. Jolie Zaun, massage therapist published in pediatric massage, for experiential learning, bonding, and healing for you and your child. Moms and Dads (significant others) are welcome to join together to learn a few moves for soothing one another with healing touch, too! BYOB
Please bring blanket, toys, bottle/pacifier/snack - anything that your baby might need to feel comfortable and at home.
Cost is $40
Jolie Haun bio:
Jolie Haun bio: Jolie Haun, PHD EDS LMT has been a Florida Licensed Massage Therapist since 1995. Dr. Haun started her bodywork career in the chiropractic and healthcare setting. Her work was elevated when she attended the University of Florida and conducted massage outcomes research in the pediatric oncology and hematology department at the Shands Hospital Cancer Clinic. She later went on to complete a National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health post-doctoral program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, in the Arizona Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Training Program. She is trained in a multitude of modalities including perinatal and infant massage, neuromuscular massage, acupressure, Thai massage, Lomi Lomi, Stone massage and more. Dr. Haun has published her work in massage:
Haun J. Using research to demonstrate the effects of therapeutic massage in practice. Massage Therapy Journal, 2009;48:1:54-58.
Haun J, Graham-Pole J, Shortley B. The Physiological and Psychological Effects of Massage Therapy on Children with Cancer and Blood Diseases. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, 2009;2:2:7-14.
Haun J, Patel N, Schwartz, G, Ritenbaugh, C. Evaluating the use of Gas Discharge Visualization to measure massage therapy outcomes. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, 2015;12:3:231-9. DOI 10.1515/jcim-2014-0014.