About Baby Garten Studio Classes
Baby Garten Studio partners with San Diego's best kids classes to bring them to Central San Diego!
Please direct specific class questions to individual providers through their links below or on the contact page.
Visit the Calendar or just scroll down to browse classes & register


Newborn Development-- Play, Learn, Explore

Newborn- 6 mos.

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Jan/ Feb 2019
Baby DOB:

Friday Mornings 8:30-9:30am
Cost: $156/  8 weeks (still covers all below topics)
Class 1 – Welcome, Introductions – Adjusting to Parenthood
Class 2 – Dealing with Crying, Sleeping, Eating Issues – HELP!!!
Class 3 – Attachment to & Attunement with our Babies
Class 4 – Temperament/ Styles of Interacting with the Environment
Class 5 - Gross Motor Development Tummy Time/ Infant Massage
Class 6 - Cognitive, Emotional & Social Development – Understanding how Babies Think and Feel
Class 7 - Baby Language: Cooing, Babbling, Imitating; Baby's Development: Ages & Stages Questionnaire
Class 8 - Reflective Parenting & Parenting Styles, Resources for Parents & Babies

Playing, Learning, Exploring is designed to empower parents to connect with their babies through nurturing, observing and learning.  Join Child Development and Behavior Specialist Nancy Cohen and other parents and newborns for this interactive infant class. Part class, part support group, weekly discussions cover anything and everything new parents are concerned about: sleeping and feeding challenges, temperament, attachment, developmental milestones, and coping skills for parents. The classes include group conversation and learning from everyone present. Parents also have the opportunity to support each other and make friends during this very special time in their lives. This small, intimate, relaxing, class is perfect for parents with newborns. The babies will typically nurse, fuss, and sleep through class.
Specific class questions contact Nancy: 619-992-0703

Baby Sign Language Basics

Live classes with the best-selling author of Baby Sign Language Basics!
Jan/ Feb Session:   1/2 - 2/23 March/ April Session: 2/26 - 4/27

 Parents and Babies Learning Together at Baby Sign Language Basics Class at Baby Garten Studio in San Diego
 Cover of Book  Baby Sign Language Basics  by Monta Z Briant. Monta is also the owner of Baby Garten Studio in San Diego.

Start with the Basics:

Baby Sign Language Basics™ (Level 1)
age 5-14 mos/ 8 weeks/ $168
*Tues class 7 weeks Jan/Feb $147
Jump-start communication long before speech is possible through a super-fun combination of American Sign Language, music, engaging activities for baby, and a weekly parent lesson .  Each week, families will learn 6-12 new signs for both daily routines and fun things that motivate babies to communicate. 
Includes book for new students:  Baby Sign Language Basics

Continue the Fun:

Sign, Sing, & Play ((Level 2)
age 13-26 mos/ 8 weeks/ $156
*Tues class 7 weeks Jan/Feb $137
For families who’ve completed Baby Sign Language Basics, Sign, Sing & Play delivers a new signing theme each week with stories, songs and playtime! Continue to grow your child's vocabulary (both sign and verbal) with more advanced concepts, such as colors, nature & outdoors, emotions, concepts for safety & discipline and many more, while having fun and making new friends!
*Prerequisite: Baby Sign Language Basics (Walking toddlers may skip prerequisite).

Your baby is trying to tell you something-- why wait to communicate?
Specific class questions contact Baby Sign Language Basics  619-987-4834

Nightingale Music

$156 per 8 weeks/ Infant 6-18 mos Toddler 18-36 mos, Preschooler 3--5 yrs
15 classes each week-- click info button & scroll to South Park location to see the schedule


Nightingale Music combines all types of music from traditional nursery songs, to classical, to rock-n-roll with creative movement, games and percussion instrument playing to enhance learning and initiate children into the magical world of music. The multi-sensory class features wonderfully varied manipulatives, puppets, parachute, drums, xylophones, bubbles, as well as an unusual and unending assortment of rhythm instruments, bringing a fresh and new lesson each week!
Enjoy 6 super-fun sessions each year: Spring has Spring, Jungle Jive, Splash Into Summer, Wonderful World of Music, Mother Goose Rock & Rhyme, and Hooray for the Holidays!
Specific class questions contact Nightingale Music  858-488-3244

Are you a bilingual parent looking for a fun way to promote bilingualism in your child?
Or maybe want to take some "baby steps" towards learning Spanish together with your little one?

Spanish Tots

$172 per 8 weeks / age 12 - 36 mos
(click info/ registration for special Early Bird pricing)


In this interactive class specially designed for young toddlers (12-36 mo), children are immersed in the language through music and play with the guidance of their best teacher, you! Parents have the opportunity to bond with their children in their native tongue or learn alongside their little ones. 
Specific class questions Email Marsi

Little Yogi Me

$108 per 6 weeks / age 3-5 yrs
Class meets Thurs afternoons. Click info button & scroll to South Park location to see the schedule

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Little Yogi Me is a 45 minute fun and creative yoga class for preschool age children. Certified "Kidding Around" Yoga instructor and music teacher, Erin Chan, is excited to share integral yoga designed for kids to motivate them to be active, build confidence and manage the spectrum of emotions that they experience in their day to day activities. All sessions incorporate fun and original music, yoga poses, cardiovascular movement and play, plus, all the traditional benefits of yoga - meditation, breathing techniques, peace and deep relaxation.    

Your preschool or elementary child will enhance their body awareness, maintain flexibility, strengthen their growing bodies, enhance their concentration, increase self esteem and spark their creativity and imagination!

Specific class questions contact Nightingale Music  858-488-3244