Tammy McLellan Director of Training

Tammy McLellan
Director of Training

Tammy has taught massage since 1991, and has striven to bring Baby Massage into mainstream Health Education. She's trained hundreds of NHS, local authority & private sector therapists, and still loves sharing her skills directly with Parents.

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Quote from a Professional

"Thanks so much Tammy ; this was a great course and your style and approach was a large part of that. I really feel you've taught me a very valuable skill that I can use with my own family and also teach to others. Thank you!"Edinburgh, March '09

Courses - General Info

 

Baby Massage is a simple & straightforward skill to learn, for parents and professionals, with many benefits for all. It only requires some dedicated time & attention to pick up the basic skills.  

There have been a few parents who say:

'I've been rubbing my baby a little at home - I am not sure if what I am doing is right, but it seems to help'.

Usually the parent has instinctively started on the right track. They just need to learn a few more key points & have a bit  more information to give them the confidence to practise massage with their babies regularly.

 

Courses for Parents:

  • Run  over a 5 week period for just over an hour each week.
  • A bottle of oil and a list of strokes are provided to use & keep.
  • You just need to bring your baby, a couple of towels & a change or two of nappies!  
  • You will be sitting on cushions on the floor with shoes off - odd socks are the norm...
  • Courses in Edinburgh are run at the Pregnancy & Parents Centre

Individual sessions at the Centre & courses for friends run in your own home are currently available in Edinburgh.  Tammy has trained many others across Scotland and a list & map of when and where other classes are running will be available in the next 6 weeks. 

In the meantime, please contact us for more information.

 

Courses For Professionals:

Baby Massage Instructors Course

  • This is a 3-day course over a period of x3 months.
  • For groups of six to twelve, Tammy will travel to you. This can help to get the most from your training budget, cutting down on travel expenses & time away. 
  • The groups are kept small, max 12, to allow for personal, individual attention. 
  • For individuals who just wish to be trained themselves, Tammy runs courses in Edinburgh about every 3 months. Please contact us for more information.

 Baby Massge Clinical Supervision & Child Massage Study Day

  • For those who have already trained in baby massage and have been teaching parents.
  • It is a review of the Baby Massage Strokes and how to adapt them for parents & children aged 2 to 10 years old.  This Study day is run about every 6 months.  Please contact us for more information.