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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Shantala : un arte tradicional : el masaje de los niños

It is a cheap and practice way to give love to a baby in the best way: Fascinated, he studied the technique and saw what a huge positive impact this had on the children. Touch is one of the main ways of communication, thus becoming an important means of strengthening human relationships, such as mother and son.

It is a form of full body massage for babies which in India is part of the daily care routine. Touch is communication, and that communication must be nurtured with care, love and affection.

The benefits of Shantala

Through baby massage, parents can communicate without words with their baby as body-language shanatla the only language a baby can understand. Leboyer introduced Shantala baby massage in Europe.

The Shantala massage benefits both psychologically and physically, in that it provides a dialogue of love by touch. 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 shanntala womb and the direct link with the mother.


The benefits of Shantala

The babies need food, but much more to be loved and receive affection Leboyer, 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, According to Field et al, premature stimulated show weight gain and improved motor behavior compared to the control group.

The massage effects have also been described in premature. Every human being needs to contact, considered one of the essential meanings, given their importance in human development.

Through touch is a connection between people, we feel the presence of the other. Sign up for exclusive offers, webinars and news from Birth Arts International. The body of the mother contact, the child will have their first contact with the world and from there begin to have new experiences, this contact provides essentially security, warmth and comfort.

The French doctor Frederick Leboyer discovered a woman in Calcutta massaging her baby.

It also promotes a healthy bonding process. Shantala massage is a highly respected ancient Indian massage technique, defined by its simplicity, shqntala rhythmic movements, and positive benefits for babies and children.

It is important to note that the conditions during the first year are of leboyre impact on the physical, emotional whantala psychological development of a child. Among the numerous benefits that shantala provides the baby, Walkermentions the following:. There are many benefits, starting 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, Babies understand and listen to what parents do rather than what they say.


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 Shantala Massage zhantala in stress hormones and neuropeptides related to pain, relaxing and changing the emotional state of the child Bretas and Silva, In that period, baby massage is very supportive. 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.