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Sarah Savill

Sarah Savill

Hello there – I’m Sarah, I live in the Folkestone area and I have a daughter who is now in her teens, which means I know all about the joys and challenges that parenthood can bring.

I have been facilitating antenatal courses throughout Kent for the NCT for over 10 years and running baby massage courses for over 6 years. I am a paediatric first aid trainer and infant sleep consultant. I also developed and ran my own version of sensory classes for babies and preschoolers called Feel a Fairy Tale for 4 years and these are now available online at www.thesensoryclass.com.

When my daughter was little I remember being a bit nervous about walking through the door to various groups and baby classes. I was sometimes a little worried that I wouldn’t find anyone to talk to and often I didn’t know where I could change a nappy and what on earth I was supposed to do if my daughter started crying loudly!!

I set up Blue Kangaroo Baby Classes in 2014 to offer parents a selection of enjoyable, interactive and professionally run courses. My associate partner Pippa and I make every effort to ensure that the parents who come along to any of our sessions are made to feel welcome and have fun.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Higher Education in Antenatal Education, through NCT, accredited by Bedfordshire University
  • Certified Infant Massage Instructor, through IAIM, accredited by Royal College of Midwives
  • Qualified Baby Signing Teacher, through Touch Learn, accredited by IPTI
  • Qualified Sleep Trainer, through MNT Training, accredited by OCN
  • ITG First Aid Instructor Certification – Endorsed by TQUK
  • ITG Paediatric First Aid Instructor Certification – Endorsed by TQUK

 

 
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Pippa Brook

Pippa Brook

Following a 25 year career in teaching which spanned nursery-aged children up to 18 year old adults I have had the privilege of working with parents-to-be and new parents since 2009 through running NCT antenatal and postnatal courses, (both privately and free of charge through Children’s Centres). I am now delighted to be part of the Blue Kangaroo team facilitating the Baby Massage courses, Starting Solids sessions and the Bumps to 6 Months drop-in group alongside Sarah.

Qualifications:

  • MA in Education Open University
  • PGCE Reading University
  • Diploma of Higher Education Postnatal Facilitation University of Bedfordshire
  • Certified Infant Massage Instructor IAIM