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Suitable for babies after their 6/8 week GP check to pre-walkers.
Mini Yogi Baby Yoga Course - Term 1
£35 per course (4 weeks, 90 mins sessions)
Please note that this course will run on 18.11.16, 25.11.16, 09.12.16 and 16.12.16 (Half term 02.12.16)
Baby yoga is a combination of soft stretching for baby, inspired by traditional Hatha yoga poses to help support the development of babies and to aid relaxation whilst giving parents an opportunity to strengthen their bond with their baby. It also helps baby to further their body awareness and self-esteem, while both baby and parent benefit from eye contact, relaxation, bonding, love and trust.
During the 4 week course parents will learn baby yoga stretches, baby holds, swings, dips and holds to stimulate baby's senses and aid development. Parents will all learn breathing techniques to aid relaxation with baby. The course is based on the importance of skin contact and touch, and the classes start with a brief baby (dry) massage.
Benefits of Baby Yoga:
Promotes tummy time
Helps develop baby’s proprioceptive and vestibular systems
Promotes the development of baby’s sense of rhythm
Aids language development and communication through singing
Encourages relaxation, wellbeing and a sense of calm
Stimulates the baby’s senses
Stretches can help relieve colicky pains and wind
Support the digestive system
Can aid with sleep
Help settle baby
Quality special time with parent/s
The course includes: Handouts, access to closed Facebook group (giving access to videos and information), FREE aftercare (via phone, Facebook or email), tea/coffee and homemade cake each week.
If you or your baby has an acute medical condition, we ask that you obtain support from your baby's GP or health professional to confirm baby massage is suitable.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is parking close to the Scout Hut and there is a bus stop close by.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Your can contact Donna at Chilled Cherubs on 07709 626101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if my baby cries?
We don’t mind! You may find that your baby cries during part of the yoga session. This is completely normal and does not mean that you are doing something wrong or that your baby does not like what you are doing. If your baby begins to cry during the class you are the best judge of whether to finish the massage, have a break in our chill out zone or continue. Try to identify your baby is crying by listening to their cries. Are they hungry? If so, we are feeding friendly. If you feel your baby has had enough, try again another day. Feel free to go and play or relax in the chill out zone. Remember you are learning about massage and yoga together. If you have an active or sensitive baby, then keep sessions short especially as yoga stimulates the senses.
What should I bring with me to the course?
A towel, milk/drink for your baby (we are feeding friendly, which ever method you use) pram blanket, small toy, a cushion (We do have a limited supply of cushions) and anything else that will help you and your baby be comfortable.
What should we wear?
Comfortable loose fitting clothes for both you and baby - we will be doing mat work and standing poses. No socks or shoes to be worn during the class.
Can I bring my other children with me?
Only babies babies and children booked onto the course/session can attend our classes due to health and safety reasons.
Can I bring my partner, mum or friend etc with me?
You are more than welcome to bring an additional adult but there is a charge of £5 per session or £15 per course. However, for the comfort of all participants it is limited to additional adult per baby.
What if my baby is due their immunisations during the period of the course?
We advise that baby yoga is avoided for 48 hours after an immunisation and that the dry massage is avoided for 72 hours after an immunisation. However, please check with your health professional for their advice if in doubt. If your baby can participate, you are still welcome to attend and watch the session.
What if I miss a session?
Chilled Cherubs are unable to offer concessions for sickness, appointments or holidays but we do recap on what we covered in the following session. We ask that If you or your baby is unwell that you do not attend the session as the wellbeing of all the babies on the course is our number one priority. If a serious infection has occurred, please let us know so that we can inform other parents. However, if there you have a query regarding this please contact Chilled Cherubs.
Is my ticket transferable or refundable?
All places are non-refundable/ non-transferable: Chilled Cherubs Baby Massage & Yoga is under no obligation to refund your money in the event that you are unable to attend part of or the entire course. However, if there you have a query regarding this please contact Chilled Cherubs.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes you can. Please contact Chilled Cherubs if any of your details and baby's medical conditions change.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - we will know that you are coming
Anything else I need to know?
We advise not to have a big meal prior to yoga and not to drink during the class.