Healthy Children Workshops

Concerned about toxins for your children?Healthy Parent Workshops

Worried about the red flags of Autism?

Scared toxins are contributing to disease and childhood illness?

Attend The Raising Healthy Children Workshop 

Avoiding the Perfect Storm that Can Lead to Allergies, Asthma, ADHD and Autism  

Environmental toxins are everywhere and are implicated in contributing to childhood illnesses and diagnoses like ADHD and Autism.

  • Learn how to minimize these toxins and the importance of diet to help keep our children strong.
  • Learn what are the red flags of Autism, what to do if you are concerned, and the good news about early intervention and treatment. 

This workshop is given by both Annmarie Cantrell, M. Ed and Joanne Palermo, M. Ed, of It Takes a Village Baby Consultants 

This workshop is offered on the following Monday dates: Sept 16th, Oct.21, Nov. 11th, Dec. 16th

Time: 7 pm to 8:30pm

Cost: $10 per person $15 per couple

Who: Parents and pre-crawlers welcomed

Where:  Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.

To register contact: Joanne Palermo or call (215) 460-8096

Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

Annmarie Cantrell, MEd is a chef and wellness educator who helps individuals weave their way through dietary mazes to find their way back to REAL food to nourish their bodies, minds and spirits.

A former special education teacher, Annmarie is particularly concerned about the health of children in this country and sees the epidemics of allergies, autism, and ADHD as environmental issues- particularly related to our toxic food system.  She offers Food For HOPE programs- Healthy Options for Picky Eaters, in which she helps families use foods to help heal their children.

Joanne Palermo, M. Ed is an early intervention developmental specialist. She has over 30 years experience working with babies, toddlers and their families. Joanne and her team are on the front lines of early intervention, providing assessments for children Birth to age 3. Joanne is interested in taking her knowledge of children with special needs to all families. This has led her to start, It Takes a Village Baby Consultants™, with her daughter, Gia Palermo, BS, RN.


Are you frustrated that you won’t know how to soothe your baby?New and Expecting Parent Workshops

Worried you won’t swaddle your baby right?

Confused about “Tummy Time”?

Overwhelmed by bouncy seats, swings and other baby equipment?

Scared you won’t be able to get your baby to sleep through the night?

Attend The New and Expectant Parents Bootcamp

  • Learn tried and true strategies to calm and soothe your baby
  • Hands-on swaddling demonstration
  • Learn 4 Quick Tips that will set your baby up for good sleep habits
  • Learn why “Tummy Time” impacts development and how long you really need to do it
  • Learn equipment Do’s and Don’ts, Bouncy seats, Bumbo seats, Swings. Excersausers…when will this end?
  • Learn about developmental delays and how to prevent them

This workshop is offered on the following Monday dates:  Sept 30th, Oct. 28th, Nov. 18th, Dec. 9th

Time: 7 pm to8:30pm

Cost: $10 per person $15 per couple

Who: Parents and pre-crawlers welcomed

Where:  Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.

To register contact: Joanne Palermo or call (215) 460-8096
Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

Tons of Handouts and Resources will be provided

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

Join Joanne Palermo, M. Ed, from, It Takes a Village Baby Consultants™. Joanne has over 30 years of experience as a developmental specialist working in homes with babies, toddlers and their families.  She is also a Certified Sleep Consultant and a Happiest Baby on the Block™ educator. Joanne is interested in taking the strategies she has learned while working with children with special needs to all families.




Belly Pilates – 2009, 2011 & 2012 Winner of “Best of the Main Line”


 Channel 6 ABC Parenting Perspective Segment – October 24th, 2011


Parents take their roles seriously!  More and more, moms and dads are seeking out qualified information to help them make appropriate decisions for themselves and their children. Parenthood is a time when you can empower yourself with good information which can enrich your lives and the lives of your children. Parents also know that it can be can be hard work to find good resources from reliable experts in their fields. Believe me, as a parent myself, I know that it’s not easy… Parenthood can test your endurance both physically and emotionally.

Because of this, parents want optimal education and personalized support and answers. That’s where Belly steps in…

We  will provide you with evidence-based information from the area’s foremost experts in Parenthood/Childhood, so that you can make informed decisions.

The goal of our workshops is to educate parents about the choices that are available to them. Belly Pilates is committed to enriching the lives of mothers and fathers and their children by educating them. That’s why we’ve gathered together some of the area’s experts in sharing their knowledge with you! Most of Belly pilates Workshops are free!!!!  THAT”S RIGHT – FREE!  SO – go ahead… spread the word. Let Moms and Dads know that there are expert resources available to them!

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