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Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training - Maryville, IL

  • Anderson Wellness Center 2133 Vadalabene Drive Maryville, IL, 62062 United States (map)

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

TRAINER: Lynn Barts, MA, CIMI®/L


April 2 & April 3, 2020

8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily


Anderson Wellness Center

2133 Vadalabene Drive

Maryville, IL 62062


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 3, 2020**   Online Registration Payment available here    **After March 3, Registration Fee is $600.00

CIMI Registration Form & Required Materials and Cancellation Policy

Readings & Supplies *required and separate from registration fee, available here for $100 or through other sources.  If purchasing in this online store, please purchase book bundle $62.95 & 20" demonstration doll $37.05 for a total of $100)

  • 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