Welcome to the International Loving Touch Foundation (ILTF) Infant pediatric massage instructor CIMI® community!


The International Loving Touch Foundation is one of the world’s first established training programs of infant massage. ILTF was officially incorporated in 1992 although its founder began teaching infant massage in the early 70’s.  ILTF is an accredited program that provides trainings, resources and classes in the field of infant and pediatric massage. Loving Touch® educates healthcare professionals in our Hybrid ONLINE course (read more below) and groups in a 2-day format. Most in-person courses are on suspension due to COVID-19. Our program meets the Oregon Health Authority’s definition and standards for EBP’s and is listed under prevention on the Oregon Registry** as an approved  Evidence-Based Practice (EBP (Discipline: Prevention) hands-on certification training, known as the CIMI® (Certified Infant Massage Instructor) Training Program. CIMI is a registered trademark and is a recognized acronym for Certified Infant Massage Instructor.

Our Founder and Director Diana Moore, MS, LMT, CIMI® is a recognized leader and specialist in the traditional art of infant massage and has been educating parents and professionals for over 40 years. She has authored books, produced audio visual materials, created infant massage educational materials for instructors, traveled overseas to develop programs in orphanages and much more. She developed our online course and it was recently launched.

ILTF has trained countless numbers of healthcare professionals and parents worldwide. ILTF offers infant pediatric massage classes/certifications, infant massage products, infant massage instructor support, CIMI instructor directory and a specialized calendar of classes exclusively for parents offered by our registered instructors.