We are delighted to announce that Story Massage Training, an accredited day course run by Mary Atkinson and Sandra Hooper (co-authors of book, eBook and DVD, Once Upon a Touch… Story Massage for Children) is taking place at the Centre in May 2019. See below information about the event and how to book.
Date: Monday 20th May 2019
Time: 10.00 – 16.00
Course fee: £149 (includes comprehensive manual and certificate)
Venue: The Ecology Centre, Kinghorn Loch, Kinghorn, Fife KY3 9YG
Who can attend the course: The day is open to adults who have an interest in sharing positive touch with children and adults. Attendees include therapists, teachers, teaching assistants, learning mentors, care workers, other health professionals, parents and grandparents.
Course content: Ten simple strokes, with accompanying symbols, form the basis of the Story Massage training, book and DVD. These provide a structure that enables you to share Story Massage with children and adults of all ages and abilities.
You will learn these strokes and symbols and then we will work together to adapt familiar stories and even create your own massage stories. The day is fun and interactive with time to ask questions and share ideas.
Some applications for Story Massage
— In nurseries, schools, special schools, afterschool clubs, youth groups, infant massage and yoga classes
— In hospices, hospitals and care homes (can be used for people with dementia)
— For children with special physical, emotional or educational needs
— As an addition to your work as an OT, Physiotherapist or Speech and Language Therapist
— In the family home
For more information or to book please contact [email protected]
or see their website Story Massage