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Classes


Upcoming Classes: 

 

 Baby & Me Group

  • Sept 28th - Nov 2nd Tues @ 1pm
  • Nov 9th - Dec 14th Tues @ 1pm  
  • Infant Sleep, birth stories, infant massage, pelvic floor health, wellness, & more.

    Facilitated by: Sonja Martin, Yoga/Meditation teacher, behaviourist, and doula. + Guest Speakers. Class is geared for parents with infants aged newborn to pre-crawling. Class runs for 6 weeks.

    Small class size to ensure safety. Outdoor/indoor depending on weather.

    Investment: $78 + HST - Register HERE.

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    Baby Play and Learn  

    • September 7th to September 28th 2021 10:00-10:45am

      • This outdoor class is geared for the older baby, ages 8 to 18 months. It will offer a time for parents to social with each other and their babies. We will introduce language, sensory, music, movement and guided discussion. Class size will be limited to 6. Families will be asked to pre-screen for Covid 19 before each class and use the hand sanitizer provided. * Note play materials will be shared. This is a peanut free class. Taught by parent and child educator Sonja Martin. 

    • Investment $59 plus HST. 

     

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    Toddler Yoga Class -  TBA

    Join Sonja for a playful and fun movement class. We play games, read new stories, move our bodies, and learn small new ways to help control big emotions. This class is not just for toddlers! Ages 2-4.

    Small class size.Cost: $75 + HST

     

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     Baby and Me Yoga ~

    Outdoor baby and parent yoga class. *NEW start date - Sept. 2nd @ 1pm (6 weeks)

    Instructor: Sonja Martin (YTT 500)

    This is a gentle class to stretch and connect with babies and other new parents. Please bring your own mat. Class is taught at the lovely lower level of Jacksons Park.

    Investment: $89 + HST

      

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    Infant Massage Workshop -

     Come and learn the nurturing Art of Infant Massage.

    In this 2 hour baby and parent workshop, you will learn all about the benefits of infant massage, why we massage our infants, and how to massage your infant!

    Research shows that babies receiving extra touch sleep better at night, fuss less during the day, and relate better to caregiver's interactions.

    Investment: $25 + HST

    Please bring a blanket for baby and a natural oil (olive, grape seed, coconut - just no baby oil!)

    Class is taught by Sonja Martin. Safety precautions will be followed.

    In the event of a closure the class would be online. Refunds not available.

           

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     Strollercise Baby and Me Class:

    •  Wednesday September 1st , 9:30 am to September 29th. Rain dates added to the end if needed. 5 weeks.  

    • Cost is 79.00 plus tax.
    • Including warm up, full body workout with cardio incorporated and cool down. Moderate fitness level and babies in carriers or strollers. Class will be held at Nichols Oval Park. All safety precautions will be in place and class will be in a socially distanced manner. Please bring your own mat or blanket and water.

     OCTOBER SESSION:

     Register Here

    • Wednesday October 13 to Wednesday November 10th @ 9:30am.Rain dates added to the end if needed. 

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    Gentle Hatha Flow Yoga ----- TBA

    Beginner based, this gently moving class guides your wonderful body, to move in sequence with postures, pratapana ( moving inward) and pranayama ( working with breath) within a one hour practice. All levels and all shapes, and all bodies are welcome. This class is taught by Lyndelle. She is a 200hr. CYT and a restorative yoga teacher.

    Bring your own mat, pre - screened at the door for Covid and before you arrive. 

    Mats will be spaced apart. 

    Investment: $84.99 per student. 

     

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    Yoga Nidra 

    Yoga Nidra - What does it mean? Yoga = To unite or bring together, interconnectedness, the state of oneness.  Nidra = Sleep, Deep Sleep, Changing State of Consciousness. 

    Yoga Nidra = a State of Pure Awareness in the Deepest State of Relaxation/Sleep.

    In this new series, Sonja Martin  CYT 600 and Certified Yoga Nidra instructor will guide a gentle one hour class. We will do some light stretching , drop into a deep guided state of rest and then emerge slowly. This simple, accessible class is profound for many experienced and brand new practitioners. 

    Yoga Nidra relaxes the practitioner more than other relaxation techniques. Neuropsychology has revealed that yogic sleep has a positive effect on our brain, body and the entire physiology and psychology. It calms the thoughts and improves concentration. It also improves memory and learning ability. 

    Cost is $84.99

    Bring your own mat, pre - screened at the door for Covid and before you arrive. 

    Mats will be spaced apart. 

    DATE TBA

     

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     Baby Picasso  --- FULL 

    • September 7th- September 28th @ 11:15
    • October 5th-26th @10am 
    • $ 85.00 + HST. 
    •  This class will include take home souvenir projects as well as sensory art based play. This is a wonderful way to meet other families and learn ways to stimulate your baby. Class will be outdoors weather permitting. Indoor options are available for rain. We suggest dressing in layers for our outdoor classroom.

    All classes are peanut free.

     

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    Giant Leaf Art Class with The Art Stadium!

    Hold on to fall just a little more with this big leaf art class.

    Monday November 5th, 5pm. Outdoor weather permitting. Limited class size.

    Lindsay from The Art Stadium will be running this creative class. 

    Cost is $20. 

    Age 4+. Dress for outdoors. 

    Register Here

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    Yoga and Art for Peace Class

    Join us to honour International Peace Day. This is an outdoor class. We will do a mixed media art piece with teacher Lindsay from The Art Stadium. This is for ages 4 and up. The cost is $20 per child. This includes all art supplies, the yoga instruction and a take home piece. 

    Yoga and meditation teacher Sonja Martin will add a fun, interactive mini yoga class into this combination class. Easy, fun and silly stretches to music. No experience needed. Parents can drop children off to our fenced yard. 

    Class is September 20th @ 5pm. 

    (Rain date is September 22nd)

    Register here

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    Gratitude Mobile Workshop 

    In this workshop we will be using items from nature, sticks, beautiful beans and yard to make gratitude mobiles. The possibilities are endless. We have paired with Lindsay from The Art Stadium for this amazing offering. Cost is $20 per student. Come for a perfect Thanksgiving celebration. This class is outside weather permitting. Class is for ages 4 and up. 

    Class is October 9th @ 3pm

    Dress for weather.  Register Here

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    Transgender Journey 101 

    Educators and activists Anne Lowthian and her daughter Charlie Lowthian-Rickert share their personal journey living and learning about transgender. This interactive talk will help to educate all families from an inside perspective. Charlie and Anne have used their voices to speak to educators, families and communities in order to protect, inspire and inform. This is a Zoom class. Feel free to pass this on. 

    Cost:$15

    October 25th @ 7pm.

    Register Here

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    STEAM Halloween Party! with The Art Stadium

    This will be an outdoor party with Lindsay from The Art Stadium!!

    Come in your costumes!! We will make Eye ball monsters,  Slime, Potions etc.

    Date: October 30th from 2-4pm

    $25.00 CAD -- Register here

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    Emotional Regulation For Parents Workshop

    Learning how to regulate our own emotions and teaching our children to regulate too 

    Join psychotherapist Beth Pink of Wayfinder Counselling Services.

    November 11th on zoom from 12-1pm. This is a lunch and learn. Cost is $15. 

    Register here

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    Infant Massage Series

    Oct 18th - Nov 1st @ 1pm

    This is a 3 week series. $49

    Dive Deeper into infant massage and spend some time relaxing with other parents and babies. This class moves deeper into infant education and brain development.  

    Week One: Benefits, types of touch, epigenetics, newborns/4th trimester. Strokes for legs and feet, strokes for arms and hands. Precautions, alternatives. Attachment parenting. 

    Week Two: States and Cues, Colic, tummy, Colic routine, Back

    Week Three: Head and face, chest. Older Children, Comfort techniques

    Register here


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    Wiggles and Giggles Music Circle with Evangeline ( Full )

    This class will run again in late fall.

    Fridays 10am, outdoor weather permitting. $40 for 4 weeks. Starts September 24th. This class is a combination of songs, finger plays and story telling and musical instruments. Ages newborn to 4.5. 

    Limited class size. Excellent for language and social skill development. 

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    Calm Kiddos

    Ages 3-6. This is an outdoor class weather permitting. Limited Class Size. 

    Cost $50. 4 weeks, October 6th - 27th from 4-4:45pm. This will be an interactive class of stories, music, crafts and games all focusing on managing big emotions. 

     Register Here

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    Tween Girl Empowerment Circle 

    Ages 10-14

    Wednesdays October 6th - 27th from 5:00-6:15pm

    Cost is $50

    This is an outdoor class weather permitting. Class size is 6. This is a class for girls to talk and do activities, movement and creation. The topics include self image, body image, social media, female bodies, communication, and music. 

    Register Here

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    Walk and Talk Gentle Fitness Class

    Ages prenatal/ newborn to 3years old. 

    Cost is $25 per session per family.

     

    This is a low impact fitness class geared to all bodies and all baby ages. Participants will meet at Nichol’s Oval and head out for about an hour to well ...walk and talk.. A warm up and cool down will be included. Class is taught by finesse instructor Britney McCullough. Class is Thursday mornings, starting Oct. 14th at 9:30 for five weeks. Rain dates will be added to the end of the session. No equipment needed. You may wish to bring a stroller or a carrier and proper shoes and water bottle.  Dress for the weather. Students will be notified if a class is cancelled due to weather. This is a beautiful way to make new connections, enjoy the fall, connect with parents and exercise your body and mind. 

    Register Here 




     

     

     

    **** Please note: Refunds are not available for classes missed****