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Stories – Rhyme – Music -Sensory Massage course

*Story Massage Course* for cuddlers and crawlers starting Friday 20th March 11.45-1pm (including tea and coffee) in Castleknock community centre Laurel Lodge.
Stories – Rhyme – Music -Sensory
Story massage is a fun, interactive class that uses positive touch (through clothes)to communicate to our babies through movement, story, rhyme, sensory and song.
This  five week course €70 is an amazing follow on course from Baby Massage or as an introduction to massage for parents and caregivers which
 will provide you with a safe place to communicate, play and interact with your baby.
The benefits of Story Massage:
*Opportunity for children to access calming time
*Fun and interactive way of story telling
*Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
*Relaxation of mind and body
*Increased self-awareness, self-confidence and self-esteem
*Inclusive to all
contact Lorna Active Mum 0877402236

Baby Massage

A new Baby Massage course starts on Friday   the  20th of  March  2020 at 10:00 in the Castlenock Community Centre

Spend quality time with your baby.  Learn how to give your baby a massage.  Meet other local mums for friendship and support. I will teach you strokes that are safe and appropriate for your baby.  You can then enjoy it as a regular activity at home together.  The classes are relaxed and give plenty of opportunity for you to get to know the other local mums in the class. I am qualified through Baby Massage Ireland and is affiliated with the International Association of Infant Massage, which means that you can claim back up to 100% of the course cost from your health insurance..

Baby Massage Course Details

The course lasts for five weeks.  Each class lasts an hour. The price includes organic baby massage oil, handbook, tea and biscuits.

Course length:  5 weeks

Course cost:  €110 ( health insurance you can claim money  back depending on your policy).

Booking:  The class will run subject to minimum numbers so please book in advance.


Active Mum in the Media

There’s an interview about Active Mum on Dublin City FM on Monday 25/1/16.  Podcast to follow.

We have a really positive article about Sling and Dance in the Herald 18/1/16.
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More information about Sling and Dance

Article ‘How baby can help you get fit’ , Fit Magazine 2/8/13

Article about Fitness for Mums including sling and dance, in the Irish Times 30/10/12








Doctors on Call: Active Mums on RTE

Here’s the link to the clip. Watch Active Mums on RTE 1. Sling and Dance class and interviews.

This aired on 27/11/13 on RTE 1 in ‘Doctors on Call.  For the full clip, click here.

Sling and Dance on Doctors on Call

Sling and Dance on Doctors on Call


RTE Doctors on Call: Active Mums on TV

rte doctors on call

Looking good, mums and babies!  here’s the link:

Our piece starts at 5:55.

RTE 1 has an exciting new health show which came to our screens on Wednesday, the 13th of November. The weekly six part magazine show will feature a specialised team of doctors, medical professionals and reporters will bring you the ultimate guide to health and wellness. Doctors on Call

The RTE crew came in to the Active Mum Sling and Dance class a few weeks ago to film some of the class and to interview some of the mums.

Come and take a look to see if you can see yourself, your baby or any of your friends.


RTE doctors on call

RTE doctors on call







RTE: Looking for new mums for show ‘Doctor on Call’

RTE’s ‘Doctor on call’ are filming an episode about new mums and are looking for a couple of volunteer first-time mums for an interview and to get advice from the Doctor regarding breastfeeding issues, sleep problems and so on.

The interview will take place on Thursday 3rd October from 12-2pm.  Venue to be confirmed, but possibly at the Castleknock Community Centre, Laurel Lodge Road, Dublin 15.  

If you are interested please let me know as soon as possible.