Claire Taylor, LMT
Claire began practicing therapeutic massage in 2010, specializing in integrative bodywork to treat chronic pain and tension, and help relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression through stress reduction.
Since that time, she has obtained certifications in Prenatal Massage, Infant Massage therapy and instruction, Stress Management and Prenatal Yoga.
Her practice focuses on prenatal and postpartum wellness, and women’s health.
Nationally and State Certified Massage Therapist
Certified Infant Massage Instructor
Certification in Stress Management
Certified Yoga Instructor
Yoga & Massage
Through a blend of gentle yoga and massage therapy, this 90 minute class is designed to address the physical discomforts and tension patterns that most often accompany caring for infants and young children. Special attention is devoted to the concerns of the early postpartum period, but the class is suitable for all parents and caregivers.
Build confidence and bond with your baby through massage. Infant massage classes guide parents and child care providers through simple and effective massage therapy techniques. Learn how to create your own full body massage routine, as well as specific techniques for treating common conditions like gas, teething and congestion. All participants receive a complete massage routine handout to use at home and a board book copy of Little Sleepyhead, by Elizabeth McPike. Suitable for all pre-crawlers aged newborn through six months.
Basic massage techniques and stretches are incorporated into songs, stories and playful movement to introduce toddlers to the joy of massage and the importance of safe and healthy gentle touch. Classes are 45 minutes and suitable for walkers as young as 12 months through age 4.
Prenatal Partner Massage Instruction
From backaches to shoulder tension, swelling and hip soreness, pregnancy can bring a wide range of aches and pains. In this two-hour class, we will identify the muscles and body regions most commonly affected by pregnancy, and couples will be guided through simple and effective hands-on massage techniques to soothe and connect with their partners. Through learning about safe application of pressure, proper positioning, and massage for relaxation and stress relief, couples will come away from this course with the knowledge and confidence to apply the benefits of pregnancy massage from the comfort of their own homes.