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Infant Massage Class

June 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

About Mary Beth Clancy-Halayko LMT

Mary Beth Clancy-Halayko is a licensed massage therapist specializing in massage for NICU, infants and children of all ages.

Trained at Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, NY, she has taken continuing education in direct relation to her passion of bringing relaxation and comfort to infants and children in stressful situations. Her continuing education includes Infant Massage training through the International Association of Infant Massage. She has also attended NICU, Pediatric and Hospital based massage therapy with Tina Allen, founder & director of Liddle Kidz, the only International training program in existence.

Ms. Clancy-Halayko has developed a program and is lead therapist for the Neonatal Intensive Care program at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany to provide nurturing massage to the smallest and most delicate of patients, the only program in the upstate NY area.

Her experience also includes being the only infant/pediatric massage therapist currently working with Hospice patients in 13 counties. She also maintains a private practice specializing in the areas of NICU, Infant and Pediatric massage. As a current member of the NYS massage therapy board, she is instrumental in assuring the practice and standards of Massage therapy are maintained.

Potential benefits for baby and family:

  • Less touch aversion for infant
  • Promotes weight gain of infant
  • Strengthens the bonding process
  • Decreases colic and constipation of infant
  • Stimulates cognitive development for infant
  • Develops reflexes
  • Benefits sleep cycles of infant
  • Increased knowledge for family of infant anatomy and physiology
  • Decreases depression and anxiety for new parents


June 8, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Empowered Midwifery Care
2 Normanskill Boulevard, Suite 206
Delmar, NY 12054 United States
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