Workshops

Sign, Say & Play® Class For Parents and Babies baby signs 2

  • Offers parents an opportunity to bond with their babies through playful activities such as songs and games.
  • Will provide parents and babies with creative ways to enjoy communicating with each other
  • The classes will seek to advance the skills relevant to sensory-motor, cognitive or language/literacy development.
  • Jumpstarts verbal language development and promotes early literacy
  • Decreases frustration and aggression at home and in the classroom
  • Promote health and emotional development of children during the critical first three years of life
  • Helps make day-to-day family life less stressful and more satisfying and to help families build bonds of love and respect

When:  TBD

Time: 10-11am

Who: Parents and babies ages 9-24 months

Where:  Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
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Cost: $125 / for parents and babies ages 9 -24 months. Pre-registration required.

To register contact: Joanne Palermo of  It Takes A Village Baby Consultants at joanne@villagebabyconsultants.com or call (215) 460-8096

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Is Your Toddler Driving You Crazy Workshop

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Tantrums, meltdowns, crying, hitting, biting, happy one minute and then crying the next……

If this sounds like your household then this workshop is for you!

•  Learn the do’s and don’ts of time outs ß Set realistic expectations for your toddler

• Understand your toddler’s temperament ß Learn ways to avoid tantrums

•  Stop the crying, tantrums and meltdowns

Dates:

Tuesday Sept 9th and Monday Nov. 10th.

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Cost: $20.00 per person $25 per couple

Who: Parents and pre-crawlers welcomed

Where: Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd Dr. Bryn Mawr, Pa 19010
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To register contact: Joanne Palermo of  It Takes A Village Baby Consultants at joanne@villagebabyconsutants.com or call (215) 460-8096
Joanne Palermo, M. Ed is an early intervention developmental specialist. She has over 30 years experience working with babies, toddlers and their families. She is also a certified sleep consultant.

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Baby Care Basics and Breastfeeding 101

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Worried about bathing, diapering, swaddling or calming your baby?

Worried about breastfeeding?  What to expect, how long, how often, pumping?

Concerned about the day- to- day activities and routines with your baby?

Join Joanne Palermo, M. Ed, and Gia Palermo, BSN, RN and have them put all of your fears to rest.
This workshop will give you the confidence you need during those first few weeks and months.

  • Learn how to bathe, diaper and cut your baby’s nails
  • Learn the pros and cons of cloth vs. disposable diapers
  • Learn the basics of breastfeeding. What to expect those first few weeks, best positions for feeding, pumping, what to do when you go back to work and how to know if your baby is getting enough breast milk.
  • Learn strategies to calm and soothe your baby
  • Learn how to get into a good feeding, play and sleep routine
  • Hands-on swaddling and diapering demonstration

**We will be raffling off an Aden and Anais Swaddle Blanket

Cost: $20.00 per person $25 per couple

Who: New and Expectant Parents (newborns welcomed)

Where: Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd Dr. Bryn Mawr, Pa 19010

When: Oct.      Dec.  

Time: 7-8:30pm

Preregistration Required:  For more information contact Joanne  

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Palermo at  joanne@villagebabyconsultants.com or call (215) 460-8096 www.villagebabyconsultants.com

Joanne Palermo, M. Ed is an early intervention developmental specialist. She has over 30 years experience working with babies, toddlers and their families. She is also a certified sleep consultant.

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Ever Wonder Why You Can’t Seem to Flatten Your Mommy Belly?Diastasis

You May Have a Common Condition Known as Diastasis Recti

Want a Flat Belly? It’s NOT Too Late to Take Action!

Diastasis Recti: Prevention, Assessment & Treatment Workshop

In this 90 minute workshop, we will discuss how you can:

• Prevent & assess a diastasis in the pregnant & postpartum woman
• Discover what you should & should NOT do to prevent & heal a diastasis
• Learn healing exercises that you can perform within hours of birth & even well into your postpartum period

When: Monday, August 25th @ 6:30 pm
Cost: This is a FREE Workshop but Registration is Required

Where: 100 Chetwynd Drive Suite 201 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
RSVP: 610.608.5883 or email kelly@bellypilates.com

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Did you know car crashes are the leading cause of death to children?

Car Seat Safety 101 Workshop


It’s a parents first instinct to want to protect their child. Yet 80% of car seats are not used correctly.  Car Seat Safety 101 empowers parents with the knowledge needed to prevent being a part of that dangerous statistic. With the right information, you can know with confidence that you’re traveling safe and sound with your most precious cargo :)

The class is about 90 minutes in length and provides information on:Child Car Seat Safety

  • Crash dynamics
  • Choosing a car seat
  • Properly securing the child in the car seat
  • Installing the car seat into the vehicle
  • When to graduate to the next seat.
  • Common mistakes

Dates:  September, October, November & December
Time: 6:30-8 pm
Cost: $20
Who: Expecting parents, new parents, anyone transporting a child in a car or booster seat.
Where:  Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.

 RSVP:  jenn@saferbabies.com  or http://www.saferbabies.com/Parent-Classes.html

Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

Because car crashes are the leading cause of death to children, a car seat is the most important piece of safety equipment you’ll ever own.
With the bit of extra investment in this class, you’ll be confidant you are using your seat correctly and maximizing your child’s safety during travel.

During this 90 min class, you will learn how to determine what seat is right for your child and vehicle, how to fit your baby into the seat correctly, how to tell if & when they’re ready to move on to the next seat, why a correct installation can be so difficult to achieve, and how to remedy those situations.

We’ll also go over common car seat misuses, so you know what to avoid.

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Raising Healthy Sleepers:  Tips for Fostering Healthy Sleep Habits

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Is Your Child’s Sleep Keeping You Awake?

Wondering how you can get your little one to sleep through the night?

Tired of being exhausted and unable to function every day?

If your baby, toddler, or preschooler isn’t sleeping through the night, neither are you.

And that means you’re probably feeling physically and mentally exhausted stressed and irritable like you’ll never have a solid night’s sleep again.

Child sleep expert Jennifer Schindele will discuss what is most important when it comes to getting your child to sleep and stay asleep.  Quickly. Easily. Independently!  Jennifer works with children from newborn up to 6 years old to identify and solve common sleep challenges including:

  • Your child only falls asleep while nursing or bottle feeding.
  • Your child depends on a pacifier, parent, rocking or other motion to fall asleep.
  • help i need sleepYou are waking up with your child multiple times a night
  • Learning about and fostering healthy sleep patterns and schedules.
  • Your own lack of sleep is starting to take a toll on your family and relationships.
Dates:  

Monday, July 21st – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Monday, August 4th – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Monday, September 8th – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Monday, October 27th – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Cost: $15 per person $25 per couple
Who: Parents and pre-crawlers welcome
Where:  Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
To register: Jennifer Schindele  info@giftofsleepconsulting.com or call (267) 382-0826  wwwgiftofsleepconsulting.com
Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

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I Had the Baby, Now What?!

Pre partum you have taken many workshops and learned how to take care of your baby but what about you?

Join us for a fun informative workshop and presentation to learn the do’s and don’tdiastasis
of post partum.

Everyone is invited….especially all mommies, current mommies as well as your
partners…heck bring a friend that might be interested! Everyone will take away
important and interesting information.
We will cover:
-When to start an exercise program and what exercises are safe.
-Latest research on diastasis recti and how can it be healed or prevented.
-Implications for post C-section/perineal scars and how to improve scar mobility,
posture.
-How to prevent injury during childcare
-How to prevent or alleviate common aches and pains including low back, hip and
pelvic pain.
-How to prevent or alleviate common dysfunctions that can occur way after postpartum
including incontinence, prolapses, and pain with intercourse.

Presenter: Hina Sheth MS, PT, OCS, MTC is an orthopedic and pelvic floor physical therapists with over 10 years of combined experience. Her practice specializes in pre and post partum care as well as many complex orthopedic and pelvic conditions.

When: TBD

Location: Belly Pilates

RSVP: kelly@bellypilates.com