Classes

The art of structured exploration.


All classes and events are included in membership.



Classes in the studio space are available for a non-member drop in rate. $12/family. Please bring socks for all adults and arrive 5 minutes before the start of class.

We hold open to non-members free monthly meetings for First Coast Baby Wearing and Jax Beach Breastfeeding Group.  Please check schedule for meeting dates and times.

.

Studio classes

Sway & Play Yoga

Stretch, relax, breathe and bond with your child!

You and your baby will cuddle, toddlers will enjoy mimicking animals and nature poses, singing and dancing to specially selected yoga songs: pretend to be flying butterflies, surf the waves and other adventures! Ages: birth - 5years old.  Cost: $12 non-members, free for members.


Nature Exploration and Little Gardeners

Nature Exploration is taught by Peggy Nolan; a Montessori Teacher who has over 30 years' experience teaching children.  She leads the BLFN's Children's Garden where she brings her love of children and gardening together! She has written and illustrated a book called Garden Toes, which will be the basis of her  workshops: she will lead the children in a song and story, as well as a gardening activity.

Little Gardeners’ Workshop by Wings Worms and Wonder is lead by Montessori Teacher; Kelly Johnson. This wonderful class teaches children about nature, plants, birds, bees, seeds, leaves and more. They will learn songs and make something to take home, like sprouting necklaces, bird feeders, soothing bath sachets and more!


Creative Dance

Drop your inhibitions at the door and dance like a toddler.  Dance, play freeze, learn rhythm and explore various movements.  This class is best suited for walking to 5 years old, although babes in arms are certainly welcome.

Theresa is a dance and movement professional from Belgium.


Mom to Mom Meet Up

Join Jennifer Beamer, mom to William and Jax Mom's Blog's Play Group Facilitator, as we discuss different topics that are important to you like sleep deprivation, potty training, transition to motherhood, and more. Your little ones will be able to play with a variety of fun toys in our studio space as you enjoy a cup of coffee and some much needed Mom to Mom time at this weekly meetup.


Circle Time Incorporating Sign Language

Jaime Hamilton - mom of three, former Professor of Communication Studies, and former Sign Language Interpreter - leads a great Circle Time Incorporating Sign Language class.This class is ideal for children 6 months - 4 years old.

Each circle time will begin with a song or story, then we do an activity which will focus on learning letters, numbers, or fine motor skills. Students will learn a new sign each week while caregivers gain practical knowledge on how to teach their little one baby sign..


MumdaMOMs Fitness Club

Taught by Mumda's owner and Pilates specialist, Jen Walker.

This class is perfect for all caregivers, of any fitness level, to get in a workout while the little ones play along. Designed with the postpartum mom in mind, combines elements of Functional Fitness, Barre Method, Pilates Mat, and Yoga while focusing on body connections, breathing, alignment, and awareness. Learn how to identify your own weaknesses and imbalances and work with them to restore healthier movement. Come work out with us weekly without the struggle of finding a sitter and promote well being in yourself. .


Hablemos Espanol! (let's speak spanish!)

Introduce your child to Spanish with this fun and interactive class. We will read a story, sing some fun songs and learn to say full sentences in Spanish based on the class theme. Chantal Windham has taught Spanish for 14 years at Episcopal School of Jacksonville. She is raising her 11 month old daughter, Isla, to be bilingual!


Little Artists

Caitlin Baiata, owner of ARTworks-jax and mother of two, has over 6 years teaching experience guiding students to express themselves through art.Caitlin has a Master's in Art & Design from the Pratt Institute and is a certified Teacher of the Visual Arts in Florida. Caitlin exposes students to a wide range of materials, concepts, and approaches to art making while inspiring a love and passion for the arts. This class will be ideal for children 3 years+, though little ones are welcome to join in the fun. We will be exploring various methods and material to create an awesome art piece to take-home all in one hour of action packed art making fun!For more information about ARTworks-jax and to see some of the amazing artwork Caitlin has inspired, click here: www.artworks-jax.com



Membership required classes

The classes in the section below are held in the play space and are only available to play space members.


Music Monday

Listen to music and shake your maracas, a musical adventure awaits.Eric Wendorf brings a variety of instruments and puts on a great show. The didgeridoo has been a favorite!


Story Time

Join us for a magical adventure through a series of books. Songs and small finger motions can also be a part of the program. Great for all ages.