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Certified Infant Massage Instructor - Springfield, IL

  • Women and Children’s Clinic at St. John’s Hospital 400 North 9th St Springfield, IL 62769 United States (map)

Loving Touch Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training

CIMI® Loving Touch Certified Infant Massage Instructor 2-Day Training

TRAINER: Lynn Barts, MA, CIMI®/L


June 18 & 19, 2019

8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily



Women and Children’s Clinic at St. John’s Hospital

400 North 9th St

Classrooms 1 & 2  - 1st floor

Springfield, IL 62769


Participants will become a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI®) through the International Loving Touch Foundation.  Participants will be qualified to teach parents/primary caregivers how to massage their infants and children after completing the 2 day instructor training and completing the written exam  & follow up practicum experience.

The course is taught by a International Loving Touch Foundation Trainer through presentations, discussions, and readings as well as through hands-on participation with infant massage dolls through two demonstration infant massage classes with parents and their infants.

Your certification is from the International Loving Touch Foundation and issued out of their Portland location upon completing the course and practicum requirements.  Certification requirements include completing a written exam using the reading materials listed below and offering the Loving Touch Infant Massage Curriculum to a minimum of 4 families with completed notes and parent surveys.

The CIMI® Certified Infant Massage Instructor 2-Day Training evidence-based program is designed for Nurses, Early Intervention Specialists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Developmental Specialists, Parent Educators, Child Life Specialists, Social Workers and other interested professionals who are licensed and work with infants and children.


REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED ***  MUST Print, complete & return CIMI Registration Form (below) & Review Required Materials & Cancellation Policy (below) to complete registration process. 

**Early Registration – $500.00 before May 19, 2019 via check or purchase order  **Online Registration with a Credit Card Payment available here .   **After May 19, the Regular Registration Fee is $600.00.

CIMI Registration Form & Required Materials and Cancellation Policy

Readings & Supplies (required and separate from registration fee, the Book Bundle and 20” Demonstration Doll are available in this online store for $100. Materials are also available through Loving Touch or through other sources.  If purchasing through Loving Touch, please purchase book bundle & 20" demonstration doll)

  • Touch — by Tiffany Field

  • Baby Massage: Calming Power of Touch — by Heath and Bainbridge

  • Brain-Based Parenting — Hughes & Baylin

  • Infant & Pediatric Massage — Diana Moore

  • Demonstration Doll: 20 ” Soft Body with vinyl or non-cloth head, arms, and legs. Recommendation: LaBaby Doll by JC Toys.

  • Optional Readings: Handbook of Infant Mental Health – Charles Zeanah

  • Optional Readings: Modalities of Massage – Elaine Stillermane

For more information contact 314-313-5970 or