Introduction to Pediatric Touch Therapy

Children require tactile stimulation in order to fully develop their body, mind and spirit. While massage therapy is beneficial, children have very different physical, emotional and developmental needs than those of adults. It's vitally important to understand those unique needs and in this entertaining presentation, you'll learn not just how important massage is for children, but you'll discover how to use touch therapy to interact with children using age appropriate activities, storytelling, songs and rhymes that provide appropriate stimulation opportunities. 
 
Tina Allen
Tina Allen, founder of leading children’s health and nurturing touch organization Liddle Kidz™ Foundation, is largely credited with popularizing pediatric massage therapy. Her innovative approach to children’s health has allowed her the unique opportunity to create pediatric massage programs in leading medical institutions including the Mayo Clinic, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Tina’s work with children around the world has garnered international honors including the Massage Therapy Foundation/Performance Health Humanitarian of the Year and the American Massage Therapy Association Award for Distinguished Service. She travels 365 days a year in a tour bus with her husband and their awesome son, Otis sharing the benefits of nurturing touch!
Website:
http://www.liddlekidz.com/

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