Contact Patricia Babin

Ellijay, Georgia

Massage is for Kids too!!

When you think of the typical person who loves massage therapy, do you conjure up a picture of an over stressed mom, or weekend warrior with pain? Well, think again.

While adults make up the majority of those who seek the awesome benefits of massage therapy, consider the way that children love to be held and cuddled. How many times has your child asked you to rub their back while you’re putting them to sleep? In my family, anytime the massage table comes out, it’s the kids who want to jump on first, and believe me when I tell you that there is no problem getting them to be still for it!


• allows children to feel happier, calmer, and safer;
• helps diminish aggression;
• improves concentration and focus;
• and increases self esteem

Not only does pediatric massage help generally healthy children to maintain health, it teaches both child and parent about compassionate touch, which is needed in just about everyone’s life.

For some great articles about how pediatric massage is helping at risk children throughout the world, check out the latest issue of Massage and Bodywork Magazine!


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Located in Ellijay, Georgia, the Cohutta Healing Arts Institute provides educational opportunities for individuals who are interested in working in the natural health field. It is our mission to provide a quality massage therapy educational program that focuses on the concepts of a foundational comprehension of the human body, massage theory and history, proficient massage therapy techniques, ethical business practices and client-centered care.
Cohutta Healing Arts Institute encourages the development of the individual as a whole. Students who endeavor to complete our Massage Therapy Certificate Program have the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skill as they enter into a rewarding career in massage therapy.
For more details contact Cohutta Healing Arts Institute 855-515-2424 or contact us online at