Shantala [Frédérick Leboyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Brand New. Ship worldwide. Dr. Leboyer introduced Shantala baby massage in Europe. It is important to note that the conditions during the first year are of substantial. Shantala: un arte tradicional: el masaje de los niños by Frederick Leboyer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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According to Field et al, premature stimulated show weight gain and improved motor behavior compared to the control group. The practice of massage developed in both mother and baby, their sensitivities through shared touch, awakening and creating a sense of memory Breton and Silva, In that period, baby massage is very supportive. Through baby massage, parents can communicate without words with their baby as body-language is the only language a baby can understand.

It is a cheap and practice way to give love to a baby in the best way: Sign up for exclusive offers, webinars and news from Birth Arts International. It is a form of full body massage for babies which in India is part of the daily care routine.

Shantala : un arte tradicional : el masaje de los niños : Frederick Leboyer :

Through gentle touches, with harmonious movements oriental wisdom comes assist the newborn in its development, Shantala stimulates various parts of the body, physiological and emotional benefits as well as a means to calm and comfort.


The babies need food, but much more to be loved and receive affection Leboyer, Among the numerous benefits that shantala provides the baby, Walkermentions the following:.

Touch is communication, and that communication must be nurtured with care, love and affection.

Shantala massage is a highly respected ancient Indian massage technique, defined by its simplicity, enchanting rhythmic movements, and positive benefits for babies and children. Fascinated, he studied the technique and saw what a huge positive impact this had on the children.

The French doctor Frederick Leboyer discovered a woman in Calcutta massaging her baby. The Shantala massage benefits both psychologically and physically, in that it provides a dialogue of love by touch.

Shantala : un arte tradicional : el masaje de los niños

The concern that lets you wake up and expand on the baby which was experienced in the womb, and also further develop the bond between the mother and the baby, so the Shantala that besides being a preventive massage, restores the warmth of the womb and the direct link with the mother.

Every human being needs to contact, considered one shantal the essential meanings, given their importance in human development.

Through touch is a connection between people, we feel the presence of the other. Leboyer introduced Shantala baby massage in Europe. The following is a student blog post by Patricia Moreira Miranda.

The benefits of Shantala

It is important to note that the conditions during elboyer first year are of substantial impact on the physical, emotional and psychological development of a child. The body of the mother contact, the child will have their first contact with the world and lleboyer there begin to have new experiences, this contact provides essentially security, warmth and comfort.


The Shantala Massage interferes in stress hormones and neuropeptides related to pain, relaxing and changing the emotional state of the child Bretas and Silva, It also promotes a healthy bonding process.

So, there is no doubt that Shantala is a very good technique to improve the health of a baby, even newborns, and also to strength the bounding between the family and the baby. Touch is one of the main ways of communication, thus becoming an important means of strengthening human relationships, such as mother and son. There are many benefits, leboyeer with the improvement of communication with the mother or whoever is doing the massage, the whole process benefits both the child and who is interacting with it LIMA, The massage effects have also lleboyer described in premature.

Babies understand and listen to what parents do rather than what they say.