According to Ayurvedic tradition, the Shantala baby massage reassures and comforts the
baby, and conveys tenderness and kindness through the hands of his/her parents.
Becoming parents symbolises the connection with a new being that is filled with joy and
emotions. Together, a beautiful adventure begins.
A baby (Kapha phase) is full of emotions and is in full physical, mental and emotional
development. Supporting his/her fulfilment is essential.
Satisfying babies’ primary needs (such as the quality of their food, sleep, hygiene, love,
relationships etc.) makes them radiate with joy.
All their senses are in a period of awakening and they are particularly responsive to
The skin of babies is delicate so it is important to nourish it with your hands and your heart.
Process of the workshop
This class is wonderful moment to share with your baby.
While sitting comfortably on the floor, your baby can be either lying on a blanket or on your
legs. I will stay beside you, using a doll to guide you. I will perform the massage on the
doll and you will perform the massage on your child.
During workshop we will :
- Speak about baby constitution
- Perform massage Shantala
- Make a massage dough
The workshop is comprised of two 90-minute sessions.
- Who should attend : the baby’s mother or father (or both)
- Prices : 3h $ 120AUD