Hi, I’m Catherine Dore

"It takes a village to raise a child"

The above quote is one of my favourites. When a village raises a child, the child grows up in a love-filled, nurturing community where parents are given the gift of sharing their parenthood with an entire support network.

My aim is to be just one hut in your village. Or to put it in today’s terms, one support hub in your Brisbane patch. Not only do I provide pregnancy massage, postnatal massage, remedial massage and baby massage classes, but I also offer a listening ear if you want it; and I’m humbled that many mothers trust me to be their sounding board and/or confidant. Keep reading...


Testimonial for Catherine Dore pregnancy & baby massage

“After having my babies I continued to seek out Catherine’s services. It was great to give my sore, tired muscles and body some attention. I always come away from an appointment feeling much calmer and my muscles much more relaxed.”

Tina Fielder, twin girls, 18 months

Testimonial for catherine dore postnatal and baby massage

“Catherine is a thoughtful, knowledgeable practitioner who put us both at ease. Best massage I’ve had, and from the contented look on my son’s face he loves the massage techniques we learnt too. Highly recommend the infant massage course for bonding, confidence and techniques to…

Tina Walker, son 9 months

“I’m so pleased I found Catherine. She’s been such a positive part of my baby journey from the start, and I would recommend her to anyone.”

Heidi Lewis, daughter 12 months

“The infant massage was particularly useful, especially for teaching me ways to ‘read’ my son, and learning different techniques to calm him and relieve tummy pain.”  

Katherine Matthews, son 3 months

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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In Pregnancy

If you’re feeling pins and needles, numbness or pain in the hands, and it’s contributing to one of the many reasons pregnancy keeps you up at night – don’t despair!  This uncomfortable part of pregnancy will be taken care of, all thanks to the variety…

Monday, March 13, 2017

What’s The Best Age to Start Baby Massage Classes?

The evidence-based First Touch Infant Massage Program is intended for babies between 0-12 months. Having said that, there are a couple considerations in choosing the best time to sign up for baby massage classes. Generally speaking, it is much easier to get started with baby…

Thursday, January 12, 2017

One Thing NOT to Worry About With Infant Massage Classes

A common concern amongst many mums considering my infant massage courses, is they are worried that their baby’s crying will disturb the class.  I certainly appreciate why this may be a concern, but here to reassure you that it’s not an issue at all. In…