I am a trained baby massage instructor. I completed my training with Peter Walker in July 2014, the course is fully accredited by The Federation of Antenatal Educators (FEDANT) and Independent Professional Therapists International.
I am a trained baby and toddler yoga instructor. I completed my training with To Baby and Beyond in July 2016, the course is fully accredited by the Royal College of Midwives, FEDANT, Complementary Therapists Association - CThA and the CPD Standards Office.
I also have a BA (hons) in Education and Early Years from The University of Plymouth, and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Mediation Studies from Birkbeck. I have worked as Senior Family Support Worker / Deputy Manager in a Sure Start Children's Centre in West London for over 4 1/2 years, working with families and children under 5 years and running baby massage classes.
I am also a mum, big sister and aunt, I love babies and children. As well as teaching baby massage I have done baby massage with my own son and worked with families who have done it, I have seen the range of benefits it brings first hand. For us it was particularly beneficial with improving the quality of sleep and lessening colic.
I have full Public Liability Insurance and I have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check. I am also First Aid trained and a member of FEDANT, registration 12796.