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Emotional Intelligence should be taught to children as young as one year of age. We teach kids to count, know their colors, recite the ABC's, but we aren't teaching them emotional eloquence formally like we do other subjects in the classroom.  

- Dr. Steve Sampson


​From birth, children require tactile stimulation to develop physically, mentally, and emotionally.  Studies show that children who receive massage therapy show benefits of enhanced immune function, reduction of stress, and an overall sense of well-being.  Massage for Infants, Toddlers, and Teens (MITTS) is a program developed as a way to introduce young children to massage therapy and to enhance emotional intelligence. It is designed to help children navigate life from infancy to adulthood.


A few of the many benefits of Infant Massage include:

  • Improved Sleep Patterns
  • Deepens Bonding
  • Enhanced Immune Function
  • Helps with Colic and Constipation
  • Helps with Brain Development


A few of the many benefits of Toddler Massage include:

  • Improved Focus
  • Comforting Growing Pains
  • Reduced Aggressive Behavior
  • More Restful Sleep
  • Enhanced Pulmonary Function


Studies show, Massage can benefit children who are diagnosed with:

  • Autism
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Asthma
  • Cancer (helps with stress reduction)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • PTSD (due to change in school, neighborhood, divorce, lost of loved one, hospitalization, etc.)


Does your child need a massage?

If you can answer "yes" to any one of these questions then the answer is "Yes!"

  • Was your infant born prematurely?
  • Does your child need help with sleeping, constipation, colic?
  • Is your child having trouble staying focused in school?
  • Has your child been diagnosed with Autism, ADD/ADHD?
  • Are you experiencing postpartum depression and wish to bond more with your child?
  • Does your child have a medical condition that requires frequent hospital/doctor visits?
  • Is your teen involved in sports?
  • Is your child happy and healthy and you want to keep him that way?

Infant massage, essential for optimal growth and development, increases bonding with parents and caregivers and improves the health of premature infants.  Studies show that massage helps preschoolers deal with separation anxiety and improves behavior and communication skills. School- age children benefit from massage by improving motor activity and having a better sense of boundaries as well as managing growing pains.  As children develop into teens and young adults, they often encounter more mental and physical stress. Massage helps reduce stress and anxiety, and helps improve mood and development of a more positive body image thus helping to build self-confidence, compassion for others, and conflict resolution skills.

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