Children and Massage

Children and Massage

We know massage is a great stress-buster. We know that adults aren’t the only ones prone to stress. Life has become very stressful for children, too. From peer rejection to bullies to academic pressures, stresses can build up at a time of life we used to think of as carefree.

How can we help? 

With massage for children. Sahana Wellness Center offers relaxing, gentle massages for babies and kids of all ages.

Young children have been observed to calm down and sleep better after a massage. For teens, reducing stress hormones through massage can reap benefits in health, self-image, and academic success. Massage can also help teens heal from sports injuries.

 

Did You Know?
Infant massage is a common practice in India and Africa. Many indigenous tribes use massage, sometimes with oils and herbs, to calm and heal their children.

Did You Know?
Massage can help stimulate cognitive and motor development in children.

In premature babies, gentle touch such as massage and cuddling helps release a growth hormone that helps the baby gain weight.