MaMassage® is a safe and effective form of prenatal massage therapy that incorporates massage techniques, both Eastern and Western, to treat common discomforts during the various stages of pregnancy. MaMassage® serves the pregnant client, however they identify, whatever their history, and each session is tailored specifically to the client’s needs after establishing trust between the client and the therapist.
MaMassage® is also the private massage practice of Kiera Nagle, MA, LMT, CLC, CMLDT. This practice is also inclusive of non-pregnant clients who identify as women, transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming. Kiera is a certified pediatric massage therapist and treats infants, toddlers, children and adolescents and can also train parents in massage techniques to use at home. Kiera is also a Certified Lactation Counselor and provides LC services, and is also a Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist.
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Benefits of MaMassage® for the Prenatal Client:
- Promotes relaxation
- Supports a healthy in utero environment
- Minimizes nausea
- Decreases swelling
- Alleviates discomfort and muscular tension
- Improves digestion & sleep
- Improves body awareness & preps for labor
- Decreases anxiety
Click on the booknow button below to see scheduling options to schedule your MaMassage® Session (currently $150/hour) or Lactation Counseling Services with Kiera in Brooklyn at 603 Bergen Street. When purchasing GC’s for another person view booking availability to make sure it matches their schedule.
MaMassage® is also Continuing Education Training
for Massage Therapists!
The MaMassage® Continuing Education course for licensed massage therapists provides the in-depth knowledge needed to offer safe and effective massage treatments to pregnant clients. Students will reinforce their knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the body during the stages of pregnancy. They will learn the complications and contraindications, as well as the benefits, indications, and cautions of pregnancy massage. Students will discover massage techniques, Eastern and Western, to treat common discomforts during the stages of pregnancy. The certification course comprises 24 hours, consisting of preparation and follow up assignments, as well as in-class lectures, demonstrations, and practice sessions. Participants of the course can receive certificates of both NCBTMB and NYS Continuing Education hours, as Kiera Nagle is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider and is also sponsored by NCBTMB to teach New York LMTs continuing education that is accepted by the state of New York for license renewal. As a therapist, even if you have been performing pregnancy massage, you can expand the patient-centered care for pregnant clients in your private practice and give yourself an edge with employers, as the MaMassage® method is highly effective and enjoyable to both clients and therapists.
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