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Zumbini with Francesca: No Way Jose

Every Thursday Starting Nov 07 to Dec 19, 2019!!

9:15am to 10am  0-4 years old, with parent/caregiver.

The Zumbini program encourages musical behavior with and without instruments and props, therefore there will always be 2-3 songs in each class that includes “one structured and one unstructured instrument play”. Children and caregivers will have the opportunity to use instruments, such as egg shakers, wooden sticks, bells or drums for which they will jam out too. There will also be “one large movement” song to be interacted with flowing scarves which leads to playing the fun game of peek-a-boo.

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https://www.zumbini.com/en/classes/8847


The Fourth Trimester: Navigating New Mamahood

So often we teach women about a healthy pregnancy and labor, but leave them hanging and without any preparation for how to navigate the often very intense postpartum period. This class will take you through the ins and outs of this sacred time, discussing all the things (yes, all of it!) that no one talks about!  In it, you’ll learn what to expect from your post birthing body and the emotional and mental changes that occur, including a woman’s changing identity into “mama.” We’ll also cover how to effectively rehabilitate your core and pelvic floor, essentials of nutrition, herbs, and supplements to support your body and breastfeeding, and self care practices to help you find calm, peace, and patience, during an often overwhelming time. This will be two hours of packed full of information, tools, strategies, and tips that will prepare you to have a happy, healthy, and well supported postpartum experience that you will embrace and enjoy. Class is open to all mamas, pregnant and postpartum. Can’t wait to see you there!

~Price: $40

October 3, 2019 6:30-8:30pm

November 9, 2019 12:30- 2:00pm

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41478&stype=-8&sTG=28&sView=day&sLoc=0


Family and Friend® CPR Class

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and mild and severe airway block for adults, children, and infants. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

Learn CPR Save a Life ❤ Thank You

Family & Friend® CPR Class
CPR Instructor: Oliver Castellanos RN, BSN

~$40/per person

October 15, 2019 6:30-8:30pm

November ~ TBD

December~ TBD

TO SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS CLICK HERE


Baby Sign Language

During this eight week session your baby will be introduced to over 100 everyday words, including: family signs, food, animals, bed time, and play signs. You and your child will learn in a playful and language-rich environment through games and songs, enabling you to easily integrate them into your daily life. Suggested age is babies 2 months through 15months.

Fee: $200/8 week session

Level 1: Sundays 1:00-2:00PM Starting November  3, 2019

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41478&stype=-8&sTG=28&sView=day&sLoc=0


Immunization Lecture

One of the hottest topics in healthcare today is the discussion about whether to vaccinate your children, or not. There will be an abundance of information on this topic from reliable, credible resources to allow you to get the full spectrum of information that is available.   The best decision you can make regarding immunizations for your children is to BE INFORMED! After attending this workshop you will leave with valuable resources to continue your own research at home and feel empowered with the knowledge gained to make a better, informed decision regarding this issue. Do not let your medical doctors, family or friends sway your opinion without getting the facts first!

~ $40 per couple

October 10, 2019 7:00-9:00pm

TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS CLICK HERE


Breastfeeding 101

 

Breastfeeding should be natural and easy, right?  Natural, absolutely.  Easy, not always.  Let’s gather to work out the kinks of nursing before they occur.  We will discuss common myths vs realities.  We will get your breastfeeding experience off to a great start so that you can focus on enjoying this special bond with your precious baby.

~ $40 per couple

October 5, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

November 2,  2019 1:30-3:30pm

December 7, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS CLICK HERE


Welcome Home Baby

 

From the pure joy and excitement, to the agonizing apprehensions, bringing your new baby home can be a challenging experience for the best of us. This class is designed to help you through this transition, to give you a realistic view of life with a new baby… to learn the secret language of your baby, how to read his or her body language, so you can solve and prevent problems around eating, sleeping and crying. Discussion of questions like:

How do I calm my baby?
How do I help my baby sleep and eat well?
How do I play with my baby so she/he can grow and learn?

Our workshop will help boost confidence in your parenting, enhance breastfeeding, promote the parent-child relationship, and help to facilitate the parent/healthcare and childcare provider relationships.

~ $40 per couple

October 19, 2019 1:30- 3:30pm

November 16, 2019 1:30- 3:30pm

December 14, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS CLICK HERE


GRANDPARENTS CLASS

 For all new or soon to be Grandparents, Aunties, and Uncles, in fact, anyone who will be welcoming a new baby into the family.
Please join us for an informative, fun-filled class, designed to update you on the most recent research and findings on babies. Did you know babies in utero can recognize the difference between dark & light? They can also recognize the shape of a human face. Do you know why we don’t recommend petroleum jelly or adding cereal to a feed to help baby sleep longer? Would you like to know more about sleep & crying patterns? All this and more will be available for you.
With the experience and knowledge you already have and this new found information, YOU will be the star in helping mom & dad as they enter the new world of parenting.

~Price: $40

October 26, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

November 23, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

December 21, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41478&stype=-8&sTG=28&sView=day&sLoc=0


Prenatal Yoga Classes

Pregnancy is both a magical time of anticipation and a time of great change. A prenatal yoga practice provides the perfect opportunity for mamas to practice self care and to bond with their growing baby. This class helps participants  meet the need of their changing bodies, allowing them to release any tension and soreness related to pregnancy, support a healthy range of motion, and maintain toned muscles. Emphasis is placed on understanding and working with the birthing muscles, breath work, mental calming and centering, and deep relaxation techniques. All of this not only helps mama feel great in her pregnant body, but also prepares her body, mind, and spirit for her birthing day.

A prenatal practice will give  tools she can take with her off her mat and into her labor room.

But, this practice is not just for mama.

Prenatal yoga is wonderfully beneficial experience for developing babies as well. As a direct recipient of all relaxation hormones and healthy, oxygenated blood mama produces during her practice, baby will love prenatal yoga too, literally growing in a space of calm and peace. Plus, yoga poses are an effective way to help baby get into an optimum position for birthing.

Prenatal yoga is a nurturing time of self care for mama a special time for her to connect with her baby. It’s a moving meditation that mama and baby share. A time to bond with one another in a mindful way that only a mama will have the honor of experiencing.

No yoga experience necessary

              Weekly Yoga/Fitness Schedule:

Conscious Pregnancy Prenatal Yoga (Kundalini) with Jiwan Kaur (Wednesdays at 10:00 AM)
Prenatal Yoga with Cheryl Leone ( Demo Class Tuesday at 10:00-11:15 AM)

Prenatal Yoga with Courtney Just (Saturdays at 9:00-10:15 AM)

Baby & Me Yoga (Saturdays at 10:30-11:45AM)
Pricing:
$20.00/class
$108.00/6 classes
$160.00/10 classes

Please check for Class Updates on:

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE


Meet our yoga teachers:

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Jiwan Kaur is an E-RYT 500 certified Kundalini and Pre-natal Kundalini yoga instructor and teacher trainer for Conscious Pregnancy. She has been teaching Conscious Pregnancy Pre-natal yoga for over 15 years. Jiwan also leads baby blessings, which celebrates the sacred journey of welcoming the baby’s soul and honoring motherhood with sacred rituals. Jiwan brings her wisdom, grace, and peaceful presence to each unique ceremony. Please feel free to contact her to find out more about the blessingswww.jiwanyoga.comJiwankaur@gmail.com ~ 954-445-6775

Courtney Just

In over ten years of practice, Courtney has become a dedicated teacher, studying with the most well respected movement teachers in the South Florida community, and leading vinyasa yoga classes that combine classic asana postures and strength building poses with a focus on both the dynamics of alignment and subtleties of posture, to create a practice that leads to greater ease and fluidity of movement. Courtney also teaches at several Montessori and private schools, and parenting support centers, leading Prenatal, Mom & Tot, and Baby & Me, and Kid’s Classes. She leads kids yoga teacher trainings and contributes to 200 hour teacher training programs where she teaches modules on Anatomy of Movement, Prenatal Yoga, and KidsYoga Instruction. In addition to yoga, Courtney studies various somatic movement modalities which she incorporates into her practice and classes, including Feldenkrais Method, Alexander Technique, and Cognitive Anatomy. She is also trained in transformational breathing methods and guides students through this dynamic breath work.

After two peaceful home births in which she used the HypnoBirthing method, she became a certified HypnoBirthing practitioner and trained as a Doula to help other parents-to-be experience calm, gentle, and empowering births.

Courtney’s work is further informed by her formal educational foundation. She has a Master’s degree in Liberal Arts with a focus on Eastern religions and women’s studies, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre costume design and construction, as well as an Undergraduate Certificate in the Study of Spirituality from Florida International University. But, she is most proud of her role as mama to her two young boys, who constantly remind her that yoga is also practiced off the mat.


Baby and Me Yoga (Saturdays 10:30-11:45 AM)

Baby and Me Yoga 3 Series (Mondays 9:15-10:15 am)

Pre-register below

The first year of motherhood is a time of new physical and emotional demands. Though no longer carrying around a pregnant belly, mamas are now nursing, cradling, and carrying a growing baby, with a post birth body that she is living in for the first time.

Baby and Me yoga helps transition mamas smoothly through the busy early months of caring for a new baby, contributing to her physical and mental well being. This multilevel class is designed to improve posture, strengthen the pelvic floor, rebuild the core, release tension, and help mama find ease in her daily movements while strengthening the emotional and physical bond between mother and child.

Babies are incorporated into the practice with shared mommy/baby poses, infant massage, and various exercises that mama guides baby through to assist muscle development, motor control, and healthy movement.

Furthermore, with each class, mama will become more familiar with movements and sounds to calm herself and her little one, as babies who practice with their mamas are often calmer and sleep easier.

Baby and Me yoga class is the prefect way for mama to get in her yoga practice while bonding with her baby. Because a strong, calm, and peaceful mama makes for a strong, calm, and peaceful baby.

No yoga experience necessary.  Feedings, diaper changes, and meltdowns during class are all welcome. Classes are open to healthy postpartum women. Please get approval from your doctor or midwife before registering.

~Price: $50

Please check schedule for any updates

TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS CLICK HERE


HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education
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HypnoBirthing® is a tried and proven method that guides and prepares a woman in giving birth in a peaceful and extraordinarily beautiful manner. It is a program  that considers the psychological, as well as the physical, well-being of the mother, her birth partner, and the newborn.The HypnoBirthing® program is built around an educational process that includes special breathing, relaxation, visualization, meditative practice, attention to nutrition and positive body toning. Most importantly it fosters an air of mutual respect for the birthing family, as well as the health-care provider in a traditional health-care system or an alternative setting.

Course consists of 5 classes(2.5 hrs each), Text book & relaxation CD’s.


Couples Yoga Workshop

In this workshop you will learn to breathe, stretch and meditate together, calming Mom, Dad and Baby. Postures are safe for all levels of flexibility and stages of pregnancy. During this very special workshop Moms will learn tools and postures that will release tension, opening their connection to the eternal primal strength which lives in us all. Creating a constant flow of energy and focus throughout your birthing process. Dads will learn tools that will engage their strength and support that impacts directly on the Mom’s ability to birth with a sense of peace ease. Each couple with leave with class tools to take home to review and practice.
Jiwan has worked with thousands of couples over the 15 years she has been teaching. Jiwan Kaur is a certified Pre-natal/Adult Kundalini Yoga teacher and a lead teacher trainer for Conscious Pregnancy Prenatal Yoga. “It is an honor to share these ancient teachings so as a couple you can support each other consciously and peacefully bring your baby into the world.”
October 16, 2019 6:30pm
Milk & Cookies Breastfeeding Support Group

We’ve teamed up with lactation consultant Mariana Bigio to host a support group for our breastfeeding moms. Here you will meet every 1st Thursday of the month  to share breastfeeding experiences, get expert advice, socialize with like-minded moms, and stay updated on current trends. Expecting mothers are also always welcome!

First Thursday of everymonth

10:30AM-12:00PM

Please Check The Schedule

TO RSVP FOR THIS GROUP CLICK HERE


Pathways Connect Group

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month as we gather to help parents explore and strengthen their wellness lifestyle choices. This is a free group that will inspire parents and caretakers to live a more balanced, healthy lifestyle. We will have occasional guest speakers discussing nutrition, holistic care, and other interesting topics!
-TBD

Aromatherapy for Motherhood

Aromatherapy is a 4000 year old science, using pure extracts of plants to improve physical, mental and emotional health.  Join us as we explore the benefits of using pure essential oils and hydrosols during labor and for the first year of your sweet babe’s life.  Each student will create an aromatherapy mist to take home.

~TBD


Understanding Waterbirth

Understanding the option of waterbirth. Waterbirth and laboring in the water are effective, evidence-based ways of increasing your comfort – and naturally decreasing labor pain by 50% according to studies.

*Understand the science and the experience of waterbirth 

*Explore the practical considerations … the how’s and why’s 

*Obtain local resources  (waterbirth friendly hospitals, birth centers, homebirth and tub rental options)

*Ask questions and decide if waterbirth is right for you.

Join an experienced Midwife for this engaging and lively class exploring the ins and outs of waterbirth!

~TBD


Comfort Measures for Labor

Learn how you can incorporate positioning, relaxation, visualization, massage, breathing, aromatherapy and acupressure into your pregnancy and birth experience.  This is a great class for couples taking a basic childbirth education class, or couples wanting a refresher course for a second baby! Class size is not to exceed 4 couples. Experience an “almost” private childbirth prep class! Call (786)955-6560 to reserve your seat.

~ $80 per couple

 

Please Check Schedule

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Nutrition & Cooking Class

Professional chef Taylor Reilly shares her knowledge about eating for optimal wellness, as well as professional tips to creating quick, delicious, and nutrient dense meals to support women through pregnancy and beyond. There will be free samples, food tastings, and recipes to give away each class.

~ TBD


Private Childbirth Class with Amazing Births & Beyond Instructor

Sometimes it is not possible or desirable for a family to participate in a group childbirth education class.  One of the options is private childbirth education.  Our private childbirth education classes are also perfect for moms on bedrest.  Our classes are based on several different approaches to childbirth.  Our goal is to guide women and partners on their path as they explore their own way through labor and birth.  Some of the topics that we will explore include: What you have heard about labor and what that means for you; The stages and phases of labor; Medications and potential interventions;   Labor coping strategies including breathing, relaxation, massage and position changes; 2nd stage of labor – birthing your baby!; Bonding with your newborn ; How to avoid an unnecessary cesarean; Creating a list of birthing preferences; Community resources

Amazing Birth Basics can be scheduled by calling (786)955-6560.   (Broward and Miami-Dade)


Infant Massage Series

Learn how to soothe your baby with infant massage. Massage can relax infants, calm colicky babies, help infants sleep longer and encourage bonding between parents and baby. We welcome 2 adults per baby…that means two more hands to “practice” on the little angel! (series of 4 classes)

~TBD


BIRTH & LABOR TUB RENTALS

Birth and Labor tub rentals are available with all you need for $350!

Did you know that you can also use them at Broward General Medical Center AND even have a waterbirth there if you choose? Memorial West, Memorial Miramar, Holy Cross and Boca Regional are allowing tubs for laboring when accompanied by a doula.

Call (786)955-6560 today to reserve your tub for use at the hospital, home or birth center!

Enjoy the benefits that hydrotherapy has to offer during your own amazing birth!