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March 18-19, 2022 – FRI/SAT Certified Infant Massage Instructor Training CIMI®

March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 am - March 19, 2022 @ 5:00 pm PDT

$500 – $700.00


Participants through detailed instruction are trained to teach caregivers The Loving Touch Method© of massage for their newborns and children. This is accomplished  through a demonstration approach using a doll. Parents are empowered by this approach which creates the parent-baby activity. Only parents/caregivers have hands-on contact with their children.

The training is presented through in-depth evidenced-based Keynotes, lecture, audio-visual aids, shared discussions, and hands-on learning with dolls. During the training there will be an in-person demonstration lab/or Zoom with parents and their children each day of the training.  After the training, the Post-Practicum portion follows which  includes: Open-book exam, parent instructional practicum and successfully pass, achieve Certification as a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI®).  Graduates become a part of the International Registry of CIMI’s through International Loving Touch Foundation, Inc.  Students have a 2 month time period to complete this portion. Read more about Becoming a CIMI®. Information on continuing education (see CE HOUR Accreditation information)

Start Date:

March 18, 2022


  • March 18, 2022, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • March 19, 2022, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Lunch break 12:00 to 1:00 PM 
  • Free Parent Infant Massage Class daily 2:00  – 3:30 pm -call to reserve your space. 503-253-8482


Diana Moore, MS, LMT, CIMI®, Licensed Instructor Trainer

Local Contact:

Admin  • (503) 253-8482 • info@lovingtouch.com

Who can attend: 

The CIMI® Certified Infant Massage Instructor program is an evidence-based program (discipline: prevention) designed for Nurses, Early Intervention Specialists, Occupational & Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Developmental Specialists, Parent Educators, Child Life Specialists, Social Workers, Home-base visitors and other healthcare professionals who work with infants and children. Other interested individuals should contact us directly. Conditions of participation: Participants must be COVID-19 vaccinated. 

Readings and Supplies: 

  • Touch — by Tiffany Field
  • Baby Massage: Calming Power of Touch — by Heath and Bainbridge
  • Brain-Based Parenting — Hughes & Baylin
  • Infant & Pediatric Massage — Diana Moore (available only through Loving Touch)
  • 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 Stillerman, Chapter Six: Infant Pediatric Massage by Diana Moore


March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 am PDT
March 19, 2022 @ 5:00 pm PDT
$500 – $700.00
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Diana Moore, MS, LMT, CIMI®, Licensed Trainer
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Holiday Inn – Portland Airport – I-205
8439 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR 97220 United States
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