The Gentle Touch

Pregnancy & Postnatal Experts In Bristol

Emma and Anna are The Gentle Touch. We provide classes and treatments which give you the tools to soothe, nourish and connect with your baby. Read more about us here

We run regular Baby Massage and Baby Yoga and Baby Weaning classes in Bishopston, Southville, Clifton and Fishponds, or can run a private course in your home. Please see the bookings page for details. We also offer a range of treatments for parents to relax and soothe you.

We believe in gentle parenting and have these values foremost when delivering our courses, classes and treatments which nurture both parent and child.

Treatment Events – if you’d like a package of holistic treatments for you and a group of friends one afternoon, we can relax you all! We can also include a short intro to baby massage and/or baby yoga if you want a mini class, just email us for details. Find out more about our Treatment Parties.


Fertility & Pregnancy Nutrition 

Pregnancy Superfoods eBook
Morning sickness? Low energy? Pregnancy reflux? Find out what to eat when pregnant, how the gut microbiome changes during pregnancy, and learn all about the key nutrients to grow a healthy baby. Includes recipe and meal ideas. Fun, informative pregnancy nutrition workshop with a registered nutritional therapist – strictly limited places so please book your slot if you’d like to attend. Get our FREE Pregnancy Superfoods eBook 

Baby Massage

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Baby Massage

The Gentle Touch Baby Massage classes regularly held in Bishopston, Southville, Clifton and Fishponds. The benefits of learning baby massage techniques include; easing symptoms of colic, alleviating the effects of postnatal depression whilst providing you with a toolkit to help soothe your baby, helping them sleep better. Private courses in your home available for groups of 5-9 people. Book online or email for details.  


Baby Yoga – Rhymes and Relaxation

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Baby Yoga class

The Gentle Touch Baby Yoga class held regularly in Bishopston, is full of playful interaction between you and your baby. We use lots of songs with movements that support your baby’s development as well as ideas for play. The class includes some relaxation and some gentle stretches and breathing for parents too. We emphasise having fun with your baby, and our classes are very baby led. Book online or email us for details –



Treatments for Parents

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Holistic Treatments

We offer a range of treatments, all can be booked in your own home so you can stay relaxed and cosy after the treatment. Our therapists offer Holistic massage, Pregnancy massage, Indian head massage and Rejuvenating facial

Email us for details or give us a call (07812010412 / 07724984854) to ask more.


Baby Nutrition & Weaning Classes

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Baby Weaning

The Gentle Touch Baby Nutrition & Weaning Classes will give you all the information you need to start solids. We’ll give you first food menu ideas and recipes as well as providing all the nutritional information you need to give your baby a balanced and healthy diet. Anna is Nutritional Therapist member of BANT and CNHC

Private classes available for you and a group or 1-1, or book a class at a venue.




We now sell vouchers for our services. Vouchers are a thoughtful and unique gift for someone expecting a baby or a new parent.