Infant Massage 101

Your Simple Guide to Success: Begin Learning Infant Massage in Four Easy Steps!
Infant Massage 101
"Laura is fantastic! So excited to teach my families about infant massage!! It was a great training!! I would highly recommend Laura to anyone interested in taking this course!!"

-Cathy Jo


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Infant Massage 101
"Loved every minute of the Certified Infant Massage Coach course. Laura is wonderful. Can’t wait to incorporate everything I learned into my treatment."


Course Curriculum

  • Intro: Welcome and What to Expect

    How I learned infant massage & incorporated it into my treatment sessions.
  • Step 1: Myths and Misconceptions

    Discover how infant massage is SO much bigger than its name & learn to correct 4 common myths and misconceptions.
  • Step 2: Under the Magnifying Glass

    Unlock all of the caseload gains you can achieve with infant massage & learn what investigative research proves about the benefits of infant massage.
  • Step 3: Our Creative Strength

    Unleash the creative strength of infant massage & explore what it “looks like” to incorporate it into your treatment sessions.
  • Step 4: Plain and Simple

    Promote parent carryover by uncomplicating the massage strokes for at-home use.
  • Conclusion: Now What?

    Use the information you have learned now & explore Infant Massage Certification. (Get certified in 2 days!)

Laura R. Barnhart, OTR/L, CNT, CIIT, is a practicing Occupational Therapist and Certified Neonatal Therapist with over 20 years of experience in home health, out-patient and NICU settings. Her ongoing practice allows her stay relevant in the field and contribute to her teaching effectively.

Since 2014, she has traveled and trained pediatric healthcare professionals all over the United States. Additionally, Laura teaches and mentors international students, sharing her expertise and fostering global collaboration in pediatric healthcare. 

Laura prefers to teach in a discussion style format, encouraging professionals to openly ask questions and contribute to the overall learning experience. Her teaching described as "relaxed and friendly," offers real-life, practical examples, creating an evironment where participants feel comfortable engaging and learning actively.

Disclosures -Financial: Laura is employed by Pediatric Theratools and receives an honorarium for this course. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial disclosures to report.

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