There are many benefits to pediatric massage, including improved sleep patterns, improved muscle tone, improved joint mobility, improved respiratory function, decreased anxiety, decreased depression, decreased hyperactivity, and improved immune system function, among others. "Massage.....Beautifully nurturing on emotional, mental and physical levels, it is scientifically proven to boost immunity and resilience to stress. Is stimulates emotional and social skills along with the 'fab four hormones' : Oxytocin (love and nurture), serotonin (happiness and confidence), dopamine (pleasure, focus, and motivation), and endorphins (pain relief)." -Giuliana Wheater a registered teacher with the Complementary Medical Association who works with young people with special needs
I offer a neuroscientific massage for all children including children with special needs. I have been trained by Giuliana Wheater and use much of that training in this specialized massage. Your could call it a form of hands on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This massage will target the back, shoulders, arms, neck, head, and face and sometimes the hands and feet.
Pediatric massage must be done with the caregiver present. shorts and t-shirt are appropriate attire. Contact me and we can discuss options to fit your child's needs Contact Me