About Baby Garten Studio Classes
Baby Garten Studio bring San Diego’s best kids classes together under one roof.
Please direct specific class questions to individual providers using contact info below each description.
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Newborn Development-- Play, Learn, Explore
Newborn- 6 mos.
Friday Mornings 8:30-9:30am
Cost: $156/ 8 weeks (select pro-rated start date at right)
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
Fall Session: 9/3 - 10/19
Start with the Basics:
Baby Sign Language Basics™ (Level 1)
age 5-12 mos/ 8 weeks/ $168 payment plans available at checkout
Lower frustration, find out what baby is thinking, and feel more capable as a parent! In this "Baby Sign 101" class, you'll open up 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.
IMPORTANT: Level 1 must be completed by age 14 months, so don't miss it!
Includes book for new students: Baby Sign Language Basics
Continue the Fun:
Sign, Sing, & Play (Level 2)
age 7-24 mos/ 8 weeks/ $156 payment plans available at checkout
Sign, Sing & Play delivers a new theme each week with stories, songs and playtime! Your child will continue to grow both signed and verbal vocabulary, making them happier, less frustrated, and virtually skipping the “terrible twos”! We’ll introduce more abstract & advanced concepts, such as colors, nature & outdoors, emotions, concepts for safety & discipline and many more, all while having fun and making new friends!
*Prerequisite: Baby Sign Language Basics (Walking toddlers may skip Level 1 prerequisite).
$158 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
Movers and Groovers
$152 per 8 weeks / age 3-5 yrs
Movers and Groovers is a dance class for preschoolers 2.5-5 years old. This introductory dance class will explore the many different styles of dance including Ballet, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Modern. Come join Ms. Nancy's group of Movers, Groovers, Shakers and Peace Makers!