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  • PlayWorks Therapy, Inc 2500 W Bradley Place, Suite 109 Chicago, IL 60618 United States (map)

Loving Touch Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training

CIMI® Loving Touch Certified Infant Massage Instructor 2-Day Certification Course

TRAINER: Lynn Barts, MA, CIMI®/L


April 29 & 30, 2019

8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily


PlayWorks Therapy, Inc

2500 W Bradley Place, Suite 109

Chicago, IL 60618


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.


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

**Early Registration – $500.00 before March 30, 2019 via check, credit card or purchase order  **Online Registration with a Credit Card Payment available here .   **After March 30, the Regular Registration Fee is $600.00 via check, credit card or Purchase Order.

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