Beyond: Family Classes

As your babies grow, so do the offerings we have to support you! Check out Kindermusik, Infant Massage, Baby Signs and GroovaRoo Dance Classes, and Essential Oils Workshops for Prenatal and Young Families

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Kindermusik

Introducing the World through Song and Dance!

You’ll witness your child’s developmental evolution in language skills, literacy, listening, problem solving, social skills, self-esteem, and musicality. And it happens within a nurturing environment-full of energy, imagination, music, dancing, and playful delight. Miss Helen offers two different tracks of musical curriculum: Kindermusik classes and her own Music with Miss Helen classes. These classes are appropriate for infants through ages 5 and Helen has ongoing sessions for different age groups.   

Upcoming Class Dates:

Learn more about upcoming Fall 2019 Classes and costs at the link below!

Helen also offers FREE trial classes, contact her for more information.

Current Session Times:

Infant-18 month Olds

  • Wed 9:30-10:15am

  • Thur 11:30-12:15pm

  • Thur 5:30-6:15pm

18 month - 3 1/2 Year Olds

  • Wed 10:30-11:15am

  • Thur 9:00-9:45am

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Essential Oils Classes

Visit Kristen’s website for more information about these science-based classes and why she found it important to put together these essential oils classes.

Essential Oils for Pregnancy & Delivery: August 22nd or October 18th

6pm - 7:15pm, The Root 3385 Lanatt Dr. $30 Includes massage oil.

Essential Oils for Families w/Small Children: September 12th or November 7th

6pm - 7:15pm, The Root 3385 Lanatt Dr. $30 Includes massage oil or aroma therapy spray.

Registration: kristenbreaux@gmail.com or text 916-768-0344. $30 class fee may be paid in cash, check, or Venmo @kristendbreaux, and payment by credit card will have a $5 fee for the total amount of $35. 






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Bonding and Baby Massage

It’s a physiological phenomenon that requires ongoing cultivation, practice, and investment. Infant Massage is an incredible tool to enhance bonding and this class is a great place to start!

When we make skin-to-skin and eye-to-eye contact with our babies during massage routines, the production of Cortisol (stress hormone) temporarily ceases while simultaneously, the production of Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Prolactin (bonding and growth hormones) increases. Which means both you and baby will feel the positive effects!

This class series is so much more than simply learning massage strokes. Your babies senses are being stimulated from the sound of your voice, the smell of your skin, the sight of your smile, and the touch of warm oil in your hands. It is the rhythmic, repetitive and caring interactions from you that help form your babies synapses increasing optimal brain function and development.

Learn to safely massage your own baby in this fun and educational, three week series.

Cost: $130 (minimum five registrants)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Upcoming Class Dates:

September Series: 4th, 11th, 18thWednesdays 12:45-2pm

October Series: 23rd, 30th, & Nov 6th Wednesday’s 12:45-2pm

January 2020 Series: 8th, 15th, 22nd Wednesday’s 12:45-2pm

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GroovaRoo Dance Classes

Jillian’s back with Prenatal & Babywearing Dance classes! Join this fabulous group of caregivers for a fun, four-week series. We’ll learn how to safely wear/move with baby while learning simple choreography to popular songs. Not only will you have a blast, you’ll also get a low-impact, aerobic workout in a social atmosphere while bonding more deeply with your baby (whether in your belly or in your arms). As each week’s routine builds on the last, you’re guaranteed to leave with a boosted mood, confidence, and a movement repertoire with which to soothe baby or practice at home. Even fussy babies or ones who don't like to be worn have enjoyed this class. All are welcome! No prior baby wearing or dance experience necessary.

Cost: $65 (minimum eight registrants)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Upcoming Series:

Tuesday September 3rd: 11:15am-12:45pm (90-minutes)

Tuesday September 10th, 17th, and 24th: 11:15am-12:30pm (75-minutes)

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Baby Signs

We are offering a Baby Signs 101 workshop taught by Megan McCue, CCC-SLP. Baby Signing 101 is geared towards parents (who are always welcome to bring their babies/toddlers). You will learn the basics of language development, how/when/why to sign with your baby, FAQs about signing with babies, Do’s/Don’ts of signing, as well as the top 20 signs to start with. You will go home with everything you need to get you signing through the first year with baby.

We are also offering a Sign & Play 4-Week Series. The Sign & Play class is typically 45 minutes long, and includes games, music, stories, and more, all while signing! It is specifically created to engage babies aged 0-18 months old, and will not include a lot of “technical jargon” for parents.

Upcoming Class Dates:

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