5 Week Baby Massage Course

This class is taught by:

Saffron Kirwan Hennigan

Saffron Hennigan teaches baby massage classes at Yoga Dublin. Her classes allow mothers to learn how to massage their babies and also have a fun morning out. Saffron tries to incorporate her knowledge of reflexology and her experience from her 3 daughters into the classes. She likes to focus on helping babies relax and easing colic and wind. Each class finishes with some baby yoga and a cup of tea!
13 years ago Saffron qualified as a reflexologist. She specialises in maternity reflexology but also sees clients for regular treatments. With each treatment Saffron tries to use her skills as a Naturopath, Homeopath and former Pregnancy Yoga teacher to advise her clients. As well as helping clients with the normal pregnancy complaints, she treats clients who have digestive issues, problems with the urinary tract, migraines, colds and sinuses and female issues. Or some just come for a bit of TLC!

Saffron has qualifications in Reflexology, Maternity Reflexology, Infant Massage, Naturopathy, Pre-Natal Yoga, Children's Yoga and Indian Head Massage. So whenever she is working in Yoga Dublin, she tries to draw on her knowledge from all or some of these therapies.
Phone: 087 991 2945

Michelle E Egan

Michelle was introduced to yoga while on a tennis scholarship in America in the mid 90’s. At the time yoga was largely unheard of in Ireland but she recognised its benefits to athletes in prevention of injury and also building up strength and confidence within. It was several years later while working in media in London that Michelle was reintroduced to yoga. She made the decision to train as a yoga instructor and completed her training in Hatha yoga in 2006.

Michelle’s teaching places emphases on a deep connection with the breath, stillness and clarity of the mind, strength, balance and a mindful flow of movement. She teaches dynamic and gentle classes depending on the needs of her classes Michelle is also a qualified prenatal, mum and baby yoga and kids yoga teacher. Her mum and
baby classes in Ranelagh are divided between mum and baby. For the mums we focus on rebuilding core strength, toning pelvic floor muscles and strengthening up the lower back and shoulders. We work with the breath and, when allowed!, even enjoy some quiet relaxation. The babies then enjoy some wonderful hip openers and stretching followed by songs and lots of fun.
This class is a great opportunity to meet other mums and babies and you and your baby will both benefit from this class. Suitable from 4 weeks on… All levels welcome. This is a drop in class. No booking necessary but limited numbers do apply 
Michelle is a certified baby massage instructor and has massaged over 300 babies in the last 6 years in Dublin. Her 4 week course runs regularly in Yoga Dublin, Dundrum.
Massage soothes your baby and is pleasurable for you both. Research has shown the respiratory, muscular, circulatory and immune systems all benefit from the positive effects of massage. Make the most of this special time and enjoy the sounds and smells that will help you to bond with your baby. Course cost 120 euro with up to 100 euro redeemable on some health insurance policies. FREE mum and baby class when you sign up for baby massage course.
Any questions regarding these classes call michelle 087 122 8619

Baby Massage is a carefully balanced combination of Indian and Swedish Massage Strokes combined with Baby Reflexology. Each class finishes with a cuppa, something tasty and of course plenty of chat!
  • Relieves Colic, Constipation & Wind
  • Relaxes baby and encourages better sleep patterns
  • Calms Infant and De-stresses Regulates Breathing and Relieves Nasal Congestion
  • Improves Skin Texture and Blood Circulation
  • Brings Relief for Teething Pain
  • Great way to spend quality time with your baby
  • Helps you learn more about your baby
  • Brings relaxation to the parent who is massaging

Classes are run for an hour a week over 5 weeks. Each class covers new massage strokes, concluding with a full body massage for your infant on the last class. Participants massage their baby while being guided through a step-by-step massage routine. Classes are suitable for infants up to around 1 year old (if they are not too active!). Saffron also covers baby reflexology and baby yoga during each class.

COST OF BABY MASSAGE COURSE: €120 for the 5 Weeks
  • Saffron will give you a receipt and as she is a member of Baby Massage Ireland, €100 is refundable under most health insurance family policies. Check with your health insurer to see if you qualify.
  • Includes a bottle of Organic Massage Oil, handouts and a certificate of completion.
  • Includes one FREE mum and baby yoga class to try out!!Drop In available if you have done Baby Massage Course previously (see below) 
If you have completed the Baby Massage Course with Saffron you can drop into any Mummy & Me Time class. The cost is €16. Reduced rate available if booking multiple classes www.yogadublin.com/booking-classes

Subject to a minimum number of participants registering.
In the event of this course not proceeding due to insufficient numbers we will notify you at least 24 hours before the workshop date.
We would also require 24 hours notice from you to cancel your reservation in this course.

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue 22 Jan 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Saffron Kirwan Hennigan
    at Ranelagh
  • Thu 24 Jan 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 29 Jan 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Saffron Kirwan Hennigan
    at Ranelagh
  • Thu 31 Jan 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 05 Feb 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Saffron Kirwan Hennigan
    at Ranelagh
  • Thu 07 Feb 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 12 Feb 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Saffron Kirwan Hennigan
    at Ranelagh
  • Thu 14 Feb 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 19 Feb 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Saffron Kirwan Hennigan
    at Ranelagh
  • Thu 21 Feb 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum



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