Jessica Barnaschone
Early years adviser, infant massage, baby and toddler yoga and tummy time instructor trainer

Jessica is an experienced and practising primary school teacher and further education tutor, with a specialism in Early Years education. She has over 18 years of experience working with children of all ages and is passionate about helping parents and carers to lay good foundations with their child from the early stages of childhood.

Jessica is our in house Early Years Consultant at To Baby and Beyond, this makes sure we are up to date with the latest research and developments in education and child development. She has a sound understanding of current national frameworks and policies and also endeavours to familiarise herself with international frameworks in order to meet the needs of our international students. Jessica uses this knowledge to provide specialist support and guidance to To Baby and Beyond and inform our courses and professional development provision.

As a mother of a young family, Jessica had first-hand experience of the positive impact that baby massage could have upon the nurturing and development of a child. This positive experience with baby massage inspired Jessica to train as an Infant Massage Instructor. She really enjoys applying and developing her 12 years of teaching skills with new parents and has built up well-attended regular classes in Greater London. She has also found that home-visiting parents and their babies is becoming increasingly popular and she really enjoys engaging with local families in this way.

Jessica facilitates the infant massage, baby yoga and toddler yoga instructor courses in London and across the South East. She is also our distance and online learning lead tutor for the instructor courses.