Mia Elmsäter is the co-author of Touch in Schools: A Revolutionary Approach to Replace Bullying by Respect and to Reduce Violence

Mia Elmsater's Book

Published in May 2009, the book is a proponent of the importance of introducing positive touch into school curricula and school activities to encourage positive healthy interaction amongst young children amd that positive touch is a very essential part of a child's emotional well-being.

Discover revolutionary techniques and applications on introducing healing positive touch into our educational system.

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Bringing Human Connection with Nurturing Touch

Massage for School Children

Welcome to "On the Road With Mia", the website of Mia Elmsäter, and Instructor and Trainer for the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) and co-founder and Trainer of the Massage in Schools Programme (MISP), both worldwide organization. The IAIM promotes nurturing touch between parents and their babies while the MISP advocates a new educational and family approach on massage to encourage rapport and healthy, positive interactions between children-to-children and parents-to-their-children.

Neither are treatments or therapies. Physical touch and the expression of happiness and warmth, safety and comfort are the most basic foundations of human connection. 

"Being touched and caressed, being massaged, is food...; food as necessary as minerals, vitamins, and proteins" ~ Frederick Leboyer