Family music, drumming, chant and fun!

with 13 HANDS (Dalien)

DALIEN will be stopping by to do a very special family version of sound meditation, singing, chanting, music, drumming and fun! You are encouraged to bring your own drum, shaker or piece of percussion for the big finale. It will be fun time of interacting with friends, family and exploring the powerful, fun things that can be done with music, sound and the human voice!
Gonna be SO much fun, engaging and relaxing….

Family music, drumming, chant and fun!

parent + 1 child:  $25
parent + 2 child:  $35
family of 4:  $45
Additional family member after 4:  $5

Saturday: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Mar 28

Toddler Yoga (Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots)

with Michelle Goitia

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for tots is a 45 minute Class designed for parents and children to explore yoga together through a blend of stretches, postures, games and songs. As their mobility increase, class offers tot-centric poses with singing that encourage and support their physical explorations. Yoga can help your child with self-expression, relaxation, sleep and improve listening and ability to follow directions. For moms and caretakers It’s a fun and exciting way to get some gentle stretching while enjoying your child’s new discoveries.

$5 Trial Class on March 4th
Crawlers & Early Walkers: 10:45 – 11:30am

Click to register

Toddler Yoga Series (6 Weeks)

Crawlers & Early Walkers
(crawling up to 24 months)

6 Weeks:   $90

Wednesday: 10:45 – 11:30am
March 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15

Family Friday’s

We are so excited to offer a new series that everyone in your family can enjoy! Each Friday we will be offering a chance for your family to connect and bond through four different movement-centric, mindful activities. Drop in or purchase a month long package to experience each offering!

[ Jan 30 ] Family Savasana (all ages)

Introduce children to the gift of Savasana and deep relaxation. Children and their caregivers, whether a parent, grandparent, friend, or nanny are invited to attend. Savasana, also known as “corpse pose”, utilizes the art of deep breathing and guided affirmations for a time of reflection, gratitude, and peace. The class will close with the opportunity for both child and caregiver to practice and facilitate this form of mindfulness that can be incorporated into their everyday lives. What a beautiful way to end your week (or start your weekend!) Led by Caroline Schestag.

[ Feb 6 ] The Peace Garden Playgoup (0 – 6 yrs)

Sing and dance to fun and original peace songs, enjoy puppet shows with handmade puppets and develop mindfulness through play and movement. Led by Jennifer Levine and Scott Massarsky – both experienced educators, artists and musicians, and founders of The Peace Garden Song and Mural Project.

[ Feb 13 ] Superhero Yoga (2 – 6 yrs)

A Super Fun yoga class designed for parents and children to explore yoga together through a blend of stretches, postures, games and songs. Yoga can help your child with self-expression, relaxation, sleep and improve listening and ability to follow directions. Feel free to come in your favorite Superhero or Super heroine costume!

[ Feb 27 ] Family Savasana (all ages)

Introduce children to the gift of Savasana and deep relaxation. Children and their caregivers, whether a parent, grandparent, friend, or nanny are invited to attend. Savasana, also known as “corpse pose”, utilizes the art of deep breathing and guided affirmations for a time of reflection, gratitude, and peace. The class will close with the opportunity for both child and caregiver to practice and facilitate this form of mindfulness that can be incorporated into their everyday lives. What a beautiful way to end your week (or start your weekend!) Led by Caroline Schestag.

Family Friday’s

Per child:   $20
Each additional child:   $5

(4 Weeks) Per child:   $65
(4 Weeks) Each additional child:   $20

Friday: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Jan 10 – Feb 27

Nutrition Workshop: How to Get Your Kid to Eat New

with Caitlin Kiarie, RDN, CSR

Do you dread mealtime with your child? Struggling with which foods to be feeding your tot? Can’t get your preschooler to eat more than a few bites without some type of coercion? Making the same food over and over again? Have a vegetable resistant child? If any of this sounds familiar to you, then you must attend this workshop and finally get some answers to these everyday struggles and learn solutions that will last a lifetime. Learn from an expert and fellow mom Caitlin Kiarie RDN, founder of Mom-N-Tot Nutrition, how you can ease the challenges of getting the RIGHT food into your children in the RIGHT manner. Walk away with tips and tricks, solid researched based education, and a few recipes to get things started.
How to Get Your Kid to Eat

Per Person: $20
Per Couple: $30

Friday: 7:45 – 9:00pm
Feb 20

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Early Pregnancy and Prenatal Nutrition Class New

with Kelli DeFlora and Caitlin Kiarie, RDN, CSR

Plan ahead for a Healthy Pregnancy and a Positive Birth Experience!

Join Childbirth Educator and Doula Kelli DeFlora and Caitlin Kiarie RDN, founder of Mom-N-Tot Nutrition to discuss the key components to ensuring a healthy, low risk pregnancy. If you are planning a pregnancy or are six months pregnant or less, this class will give you a tremendous amount of support and information. Profound physical and emotional changes occur during this time of your life. Laying the foundation for your baby’s growth and development inside the womb is empowering for both partners. Information will be presented on all you need to know about your unique nutritional needs during pregnancy as well discussing birth preferences, baby’s development, pregnancy discomforts & remedies. We will also share information on community resources and other numerous supportive and educational websites.

Early Pregnancy and Prenatal Nutrition Class

Per Person: $30
Per Couple: $40

Tueday: 7:30 – 9:30pm
Feb 10

Childrens Yoga Series

with Michele Messina

Preschool Yoga Series (3 – 5 yrs)

Yoga can teach our children the same virtues it brings to adults. Self-awareness, respect, compassion, and stability are only a few meaningful gifts that kids need now more than ever. Following the ideals and techniques of Little Flower Yoga, this class is an integration of poses, stretching, relaxation, and confidence building. Children will be able to explore their minds and bodies in a fun, creative, and unique way while also enhancing their ability to focus and balance. This class is designed to empower kids with physical and mental strength that they can carry with them off their mats.

Preschool Yoga Series (3 – 5 yrs)

3 Weeks:   $45
Drop-in:   $20

New dates coming soon …

Family Friday’s

We are so excited to offer a new series that everyone in your family can enjoy! Each Friday we will be offering a chance for your family to connect and bond through four different movement-centric, mindful activities. Drop in or purchase a month long package to experience each offering!

[ Jan 30 ] Family Savasana (all ages)

Introduce children to the gift of Savasana and deep relaxation. Children and their caregivers, whether a parent, grandparent, friend, or nanny are invited to attend. Savasana, also known as “corpse pose”, utilizes the art of deep breathing and guided affirmations for a time of reflection, gratitude, and peace. The class will close with the opportunity for both child and caregiver to practice and facilitate this form of mindfulness that can be incorporated into their everyday lives. What a beautiful way to end your week (or start your weekend!) Led by Caroline Schestag.

[ Feb 6 ] The Peace Garden Playgoup (0 – 6 yrs)

Sing and dance to fun and original peace songs, enjoy puppet shows with handmade puppets and develop mindfulness through play and movement. Led by Jennifer Levine and Scott Massarsky – both experienced educators, artists and musicians, and founders of The Peace Garden Song and Mural Project.

[ Jan 16 ] Superhero Yoga (2 – 6 yrs)

A Super Fun yoga class designed for parents and children to explore yoga together through a blend of stretches, postures, games and songs. Yoga can help your child with self-expression, relaxation, sleep and improve listening and ability to follow directions. Feel free to come in your favorite Superhero or Super heroine costume!

[ Feb 20 ] Family Chant (all ages)

Join Kristen Ambrosi for a wonderful hour of music in community. The resonant tones of the harmonium are particularly engaging for children, and uplifting for any age. This is a beautiful opportunity for families to raise their voices by echoing simple mantras and singing sweet melodies together. Free movement and percussion instruments are welcome! Come experience the energy and spirit of kirtan! Appropraite for all ages.

[ Feb 27 ] Family Savasana (all ages)

Introduce children to the gift of Savasana and deep relaxation. Children and their caregivers, whether a parent, grandparent, friend, or nanny are invited to attend. Savasana, also known as “corpse pose”, utilizes the art of deep breathing and guided affirmations for a time of reflection, gratitude, and peace. The class will close with the opportunity for both child and caregiver to practice and facilitate this form of mindfulness that can be incorporated into their everyday lives. What a beautiful way to end your week (or start your weekend!) Led by Caroline Schestag.

Family Friday’s

Per child:   $20
Each additional child:   $5

(4 Weeks) Per child:   $65
(4 Weeks) Each additional child:   $20

Friday: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Jan 10 – Feb 27

Family Friday’s

We are so excited to offer a new series that everyone in your family can enjoy! Each Friday we will be offering a chance for your family to connect and bond through four different movement-centric, mindful activities. Drop in or purchase a month long package to experience each offering!

[ Jan 9 ] The Peace Garden Playgoup (0 – 6 yrs)

Sing and dance to fun and original peace songs, enjoy puppet shows with handmade puppets and develop mindfulness through play and movement. Led by Jennifer Levine and Scott Massarsky – both experienced educators, artists and musicians, and founders of The Peace Garden Song and Mural Project.

[ Jan 16 ] Fairytale Yoga for Princes and Princesses (2.5 – 6 yrs)
Younger children are welcome also as long as parent participates in class.

An enchanted Class designed for parents and children to explore yoga together through a blend of stretches, postures, games and songs. Yoga can help your child with self-expression, relaxation, sleep and improve listening and ability to follow directions.en Feel free to come in your favorite fairytale costume! Led by Michelle Goitia.

[ Jan 23 ] Family Chant (all ages)

Join Kristen Ambrosi for a wonderful hour of music in community. The resonant tones of the harmonium are particularly engaging for children, and uplifting for any age. This is a beautiful opportunity for families to raise their voices by echoing simple mantras and singing sweet melodies together. Free movement and percussion instruments are welcome! Come experience the energy and spirit of kirtan! Appropraite for all ages.

[ Jan 30 ] Family Savasana (all ages)

Introduce children to the gift of Savasana and deep relaxation. Children and their caregivers, whether a parent, grandparent, friend, or nanny are invited to attend. Savasana, also known as “corpse pose”, utilizes the art of deep breathing and guided affirmations for a time of reflection, gratitude, and peace. The class will close with the opportunity for both child and caregiver to practice and facilitate this form of mindfulness that can be incorporated into their everyday lives. What a beautiful way to end your week (or start your weekend!) Led by Caroline Schestag.

Family Friday’s

Per child:   $20
Each additional child:   $5

(4 Weeks) Per child:   $65
(4 Weeks) Each additional child:   $20

Friday: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Jan 10 – Feb 27

Spanish For Children

with Emmanuela Mujica

“Spanish Para Niños”
Free Intro Class on Jan 12th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm

Click to register

This 8-week interactive, immersion-based learning experience is open to all children 0-6yrs. The class will introduce basic Spanish vocabulary and conversation through song, play, dance and stories. Parents and caregivers interested in learning tools to help with early Spanish language development are encouraged to participate! The class will be held on Mondays, 4-5pm, from January 26 through March 23, 2015 (excluding March 2).

Interested parents and caregivers are encouraged to attend our free open house session with kids on January 12, 2015.

¡Espero verte pronto! I hope to see you soon!

Spanish Para Niños

Per Child:  $200
Each Additional Child:  $100

Monday: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Jan 26th- March 23rd
( no class March 2nd )

Making Herbal Tinctures and Infusions New

with Jessica Cicerone

Are you interested in making your own herbal remedies? Making an herbal infusion and tincture are easier than you think! During this workshop you will learn the basic steps in making your own herbal tea infusions for nourishment and wellness, oil infusions for topical use, as well as honey and apple cider infusions. Tinctures are concentrated liquid extracts made from herbs that you will learn how to make and use for adults and children. This informative workshop will discuss different herbs to use in your remedies, recipes and how to incorporate them into your everyday life.

Making Herbal Tinctures and Infusions

Per Person: $25

Saturday: 2:00 – 4:00pm
Jan 17

Toddler Yoga (Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots)

with Michelle Goitia  or Jessica Cicerone

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for tots is a 45 minute Class designed for parents and children to explore yoga together through a blend of stretches, postures, games and songs. As their mobility increase, class offers tot-centric poses with singing that encourage and support their physical explorations. Yoga can help your child with self-expression, relaxation, sleep and improve listening and ability to follow directions. For moms and caretakers It’s a fun and exciting way to get some gentle stretching while enjoying your child’s new discoveries.

$5 Trial Class on Jan 14
Crawlers & Early Walkers: 10:30 – 11:15am
2 years to 3 years: 9:30 – 10:15am

Click to register

Toddler Yoga Series (6 Weeks)

Crawlers & Early Walkers
(crawling up to 24 months)

6 Weeks:   $90

Wednesday: 10:30 – 11:15am
Jan 21, 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

Toddler Yoga Series (6 Weeks)

(2 years to 3 years)

6 Weeks:   $90

Wednesday: 9:30 – 10:15am
Jan 21, 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

Holistic Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

(2 Days)

with Kelli DeFlora

[ Aug 23rd & Aug 24th ]
*On Sunday Aug 24th optional observation of prenatal yoga class from 10:30am-12pm

A great opportunity for Yoga Teachers, Teachers in Training and all other perinatal professionals (doulas, child birth educators, midwives, etc.) who want to deepen their understanding of prenatal yoga. This comprehensive training will present a Mind~Body~Spirit approach to pregnancy and birth though yoga practice. Learn practices that empower expectant mothers and encourage them to draw on their inner resources for pregnancy, birth & mothering!

Kelli DeFlora, Founder and Director of Montclair B.A.B.Y has over 20 years of experience in the healing arts and women’s health. Kelli specializes in working with women in their childbearing years and is committed to empowering expectant families and honoring the rite to passage of pregnancy, birth and parenting. Kelli is known for creating beautiful classes to harness body wisdom and build community. Kelli brings experience, confidence and warmth into her work. Often asked to speak as an expert on childbirth, labor and the postpartum time, Kelli is a resource for numerous organizations.

Kelli trained and completed her yoga teacher training at the World Yoga Center in New York City and at Starseed Yoga in Montclair. She holds the highest degree of yoga certification (500 hr Yoga Alliance) she also has completed several Prenatal teacher certifications and Postpartum Yoga trainings. She has been teaching Prenatal and Mommy and Baby Yoga in Montclair area for over 15 years. In addition to her work as a yoga teacher, She is a Certified Doula (professional childbirth/labor assistant with DONA), Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Licensed Massage Therapist, Shiatsu and Reiki practitioner, and Interfaith Minister.

Kelli

Holistic Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

(2 Days)

by Aug 15th:  $300
after Aug 15th:  $350

Sunday
August 23rd [ 1:30 to 7:00pm ]
August 24th [ 12:30 to 7:00pm ]
(Includes an optional observation of prenatal yoga class on Sunday from 10:30am to 12pm)

Special!
Holistic Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training &

– And –
Holistic Postpartum/Baby & Me Teacher Training

$425


Holistic Postpartum/Baby & Me Teacher Training

with Kelli DeFlora

[ Sept 14th ]

This intensive training is a great opportunity for yoga teachers, yoga teachers-in-training, and all other perinatal professionals (doulas, childbirth educators, midwives, etc.) who want to deepen their understanding of yoga for the New Mother and her baby! Learn practices that empower expectant mothers and encourage them to draw on their inner resources for pregnancy, birth and mothering.

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Holistic Postpartum/Baby & Me Teacher Training

by Sept 5th:  $150
after Sept 5th:  $175

Sunday
Sept 14th [ 12:00 to 5:00pm ]