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Nurturing Touch

Practice for Shantala Massage

"Being touched and caressed, 

being massaged, 

is food for the [human being]. 

Food as necessary

as minerals, vitamins, and proteins..."


Adapted from Dr. Frederick Leboyer, 

Loving hands: the traditional art of baby massage.

Child massage

Child massage. Boy receiving healing back massage. Nurturing Touch.

For whom & effects

Child massage is appropriate for children from 4-12 years of age and who:

  • have difficulty sleeping
  • are feeling anxious or tense
  • have difficulty concentrating 
  • experience headaches 
  • have stomach aches or constipation


It is also appropriate for children without any specific complaints and can be used a fun and relaxing activity to nurture a child's well-being.


Child massage can help:

  • reduce muscle tension and anxiety
  • promote relaxation and foster better quality sleep
  • develop self-awareness
  • develop body awareness
  • help digestion and relieve constipation

Courses & prices

Group lessons & prices

I offer a 1-day workshop at various locations in Leiden, Zoeterwoude and Voorschoten. The workshop is ca. 1.5 hours. Groups are small so I can give everyone sufficient attention (minimum 3; maximum 4 parent-child pairs).


It is also possible to organize lessons for a group you have formed yourself, for example, with a circle of school friends and parents.


  • 1-day child massage: €55


The price includes a reader, massage oil, essential oil and refreshments. 


Course description: 

During the course you will learn a variety of massage techniques for the different body regions: head/neck, trunk, arms/hands, legs/feet and back. We will also cover the basics of essential oils and your child can mix a bottle of scented massage oil for use at home.

Nurturing Touch. Shantala massag. Face/head massage. Child massage. Massage for children.

Child foot reflexology massage 

Nurturing touch. Child foot reflexology massage. Child massage.

For whom & effects

Child foot reflexology massage offers parents a fun, relaxing and nurturing way to engage with their children. It's easy to learn and can be given anywhere.


Child foot reflexology massage is appropriate for toddlers and school-aged children. Foot reflexology massage can:

  • relieve symptoms of common childhood ailments 
  • promote the self-healing ability of the body 
  • promote well-being
  • promote relaxation and better sleep
  • facilitate digestion and uptake of nutrients


I offer a 1-day workshop at various locations in Leiden, Zoeterwoude and Voorschoten. The workshop is ca. 1.5 hours. Groups are small so I can give everyone sufficient attention (minimum 3; maximum 4 parent-child pairs).


It is also possible to organize lessons for a group you have formed yourself, for example, with a circle of school friends and parents.


  • 1-day child foot reflexology massage: €55


The price includes a reader, massage oil, essential oil and refreshments. 


Course description

The three massages specially designed voor parents will be taught:

  • Relax and sleep well 
  • Let's help digest our food and absorb the nutrients 
  • Boost the immune system


We will also cover the basics of essential oils and your child can mix a bottle of scented massage oil for use at home.

Happy children. Nurturing Touch. Child massage.

Nurturing Touch

Practice for Shantala Massage

06 14 84 16 63

kimi@nurturingtouch.nl

Kalmoeslaan 18, 2381 JG  Zoeterwoude

KVK-nummer: 75066963

Aangesloten bij:

Shantala baby massage

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