About

Sharon Melvin has been practicing massage for over 20 years and has been teaching infant massage since 1993. She is deeply committed to promoting the many benefits of infant massage to a wide audience.

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Sharon teaches infant massage for the Perinatal Education Department of Alberta Health Services (Calgary Health Region) as well as to parents, corporate groups and health care professionals.

Sharon brings over two decades of experience to the health and wellness field, as a massage therapist, instructor, speaker and presenter. She is a pioneer in the field of infant massage, and has appeared on television, radio, in print and at conferences and workshops. Her gentle approach is respectful of the infant and the caregiver… and both receive immense benefits from this healing touch practice.

Recent conference topics include:

  • Infant Massage for New Parents
  • Touch Skills for Expectant Parents
  • Women’s Self Care (facial massage, self-massage, touch & massage in labour & delivery)
  • Introduction to Tai Chi

Sharon lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and is a member of the National Health Practitioners of Canada. She is a former board member of the International Association of Infant Massage.