Infant Massage ~ Certified Educator Training (CEIM)

"Infant Massage...Nurturing Touch That Lasts a Lifetime"

Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM)Training Courses

YOU can become Certified as a Parent Educator in Infant Massage!

Get in touch with trainings in your area! Learn more about this

gratifying parent education program, using nurturing touch and massage to promote the physical and emotional well-being of babies and young children.

Who should attend?

Anyone involved with the health and well-being of families; including nurses, early childhood specialists, infant mental health professionals, massage therapists, childbirth educators, physical or occupational therapists, and anyone interested in promoting nurturing touch as a parenting tradition.

The four-day course

incorporates lecture,

discussion, video

presentations, and a

practicum experience

with three parent-baby


Participants receive the books:

Infant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents

The International Infant Massage Instructor Manual

Requirements to become a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM) include participation in the four-day workshop, completion of practice-teaching with five parents, and successful completion of a written exam.

Olga M. Morris, FNP, brings to her trainings over 20 years of practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist.

She has been a Certified Parent Educator of Infant Massage for the past 20 years, teaching weekly parent/baby classes in her home community in Cottonwood, AZ.

She is Certified as an International

Trainer with Infant Massage USA, the

US Chapter of The International Association of Infant Massage, with headquarters in Sweden.  ( )

Infant Massage USA®

The USA Chapter of the International Association of Infant Massage, headquartered in Sweden

Infant Massage: based on the       work of Vimala McClure

the infant massage process taught in this training is based on the pioneering work of Vimala McClure, author of Infant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents.

Assisting Vimala with the foundation of our trainings and organization is Audry Downes, currently residing in Chico, California. This infant massage program is currently being taught in over 40 countries worldwide.

Participants of this program receive in-depth training in the implementation of infant massage instruction.

Parent instruction occurs in small parent-baby classes, in private sessions, or in community parenting programs.

Training Objectives:
  • Discuss current research on the effects of touch and infant massage.
  • Describe the benefits of infant massage for parents, babies, and society.
  • Demonstrate skill in observing and guiding parents' responses to their infant's cues during massage.
  • Assist parents to adapt massage for infants who are newborn, premature, or have special emotional or developments needs.
  • Adapt massage for the growing child.
  • Demonstrate effective facilitation skills during group and individual instruction.

2014 Training Date & Locations

with Olga Morris

February 20 - 23, 2014 
ASIS Massage Education
639 N. 6th St. Tucson, AZ 85705

March 25 - 28, 2014
Bethany Christian Services of No. CA
3048 Hahn Drive
Modesto, CA  95350

June 27 - 30, 2014
ASIS Massage Education
115 S. McCormick St.
Prescott, AZ  86303

(Phoenix area)
*Dates to be announced*
Pima Medical Institute
2160 S. Power Rd.
Mesa, AZ  85209
Registration info coming soon!

Showlow, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Philadelphia, PA

Interested in bringing a training to your organization or city? Please contact Olga directly at:

Infant Massage Trainer Olga Morris, FNP

She joined the International Circle of Trainers in June 2009, as the 49th of currently 55 Trainers worldwide.

Olga brings her passion for teaching and her compassion for the individual process we share when learning and growing.

"Thank you for your interest in supporting families, strengthening bonds, promoting nurturing touch, and contributing to personal change!  I look forward to having you in any one of my trainings.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

   ~Hugs from AZ ~ Olga"


phone:  928-634-7470

Please see the complete listing of other training dates and locations within the USA and in over 47 countries worldwide, at:

The Internantional Trainers meet every 2 years to update the curriculum, so you may trust that what you learn here in any of the trainings is truly a cross-cultural program for all families.

The Training Fees or Deposit to hold your space in the class of your choice may be done by either check or money order, or by credit card through the registration links above.

Early Registration Fees:

$625* / Regularly $650

*Paid 2 weeks prior to training of your choice

(Limited to 20 participants)

Confirmation of Registration

and more details about the training will be sent to you by email when your registration and payment have been received.

Continuing Education: from 28 to 56 hours

Infant massage USA is an approved provider for Continuing Education Credits (CEU) for:

Nurses, Massage & Bodywork Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and in some states, Physical Therapists. Credit given for DONA and for those seeking certification in Infant Mental Health.

There is a $15 processing fee, due to Infant Massage USA, on the last day of class (for CEU's). All class participants, however, will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance at no additional charge.

Thank You! Please let me know if you have any questions

Olga M. Morris, FNP

Certified International Trainer

753 N. Main Ste, Ste. A

Cottonwood, AZ  86326

(928-634-7470 x207

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