Dream Time is a bit different from other massage classes. Firstly, you can start whenever you like - providing there is a space: do a taster and then sign up for a 6 week course. Secondly, if you get to the end of your 6 weeks and aren’t ready to leave, you can sign up again - that’s your place for as long as you want it.
The sessions involve singing, bubbles, balls, balloon, some yoga, soft gymnastics, a full massage each week, confidence building in terms of handling your baby, some very special bonding and lots of fun.
In my classes I create a soothing gently sensory environment which is designed to reduce cortisol in both baby and mum - or dad. Babies usually sleep for a few hours afterwards and parents leave feeling relaxed and that it’s been time well spent focusing on their baby. Of course, you can then take what you have learned and have a go at home.
The cost is £8 for a taster and £60 for a 6 week course. This includes a special Dream Time blend of massage oil, home made cakes and tea afterwards as well as enabling me to offer this beautiful experience in the soothing surroundings of the Denby Dale Cricket Pavilion, and the Lauren Faye School of Dance in Meltham, where I create a calming sensory room for you to enjoy. Mums usually stay and relax for half an hour afterwards which is a lovely time to chat and make friends. You can start from when your baby is 4 weeks old and keep going until you or your baby have outgrown the class.
Dream Time teachers are all thoroughly vetted former Dream Time mums, Level 3 qualified and particular attention is paid to finding and creating the right environment in which parents can come and relax.
If you're interested and would like to give Dream Time a go, book in for a no obligation taster through my fb page.
Classes are very popular at both venues and booking is essential.
Why Did I Join Dream Time?
When I had my daughter 8 years ago I was in shock. I had moved to a new area, was sick every day of my pregnancy and had a traumatic birth. I felt isolated and overwhelmed - and I had a tiny baby of under 5lbs and post natal depression! Maternity leave was not, initially, the joyful time I had envisaged.
Then I discovered Dream Time Baby Massage in Wakefield - and it was wonderful! I felt soothed and nurtured as I took those first tentative steps into motherhood. I bonded with my baby physically and emotionally and saw her uncurl and begin to thrive, as I learned how to massage her and handle her confidently, and we both healed and grew strong. I met other mums, laughed and sang and learned how to have fun with my baby.
Discovering Dream Time was one of the best things I’ve ever done – seriously, and I am absolutely passionate about it.
Having left teaching 3 years ago after over 20 years in the classroom, I was thrilled to be accepted by Sarah Cobham, Founder and Director of Dream Time Baby Massage Ltd, as a trainee in the Dream Time Technique.
I am now the very proud holder of a Level 3 qualification in Dream Time Baby Massage and Movement Specialising in the Dream Time Technique, and I am really excited to be able to offer the same benefits to other mums in and around Huddersfield as I experienced at Dream Time in Wakefield.
So whether this is your first baby, or second or third… come along to Dream Time Huddersfield for a taster session and see what all the fuss is about. If you are interested, please message me for further details.
Come and join the circle!
Best wishes and congratulations on your new arrival,
Susan Fothergill x