For an active and social mom of Los Angeles, mommy & me classes are the best way to resume a pre-pregnancy life while still spending time with your child. Whether it's to get back into shape, meet new moms or just to get out of the house, there are mommy & me classes suited for any new mom or mom-to-be out there. The following are the best classes for moms and their little ones in Los Angeles. For more options, visit our other list of the Best Mommy & Me Classes In L.A.
Zooga Yoga For Kids
4311 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230
Mommy & me yoga classes are great, but at a certain point your little one may want to try it on their own. Luckily, Zooga Yoga offers yoga classes specifically for young kids that use animal poses, songs and games to keep kids interested and entertained. And while they’re off exercising and building confidence, moms (and dads) can take any of the adult yoga classes. Zooga Yoga also offers yoga classes for teens as well as mommy & me and pre and post natal. There are also parent/child dance and music workshops.
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Zimmer Children's Museum
6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100
Los Angeles, CA 90048
The Zimmer Children’s Museum is a hands-on source of inspiration and education that goes beyond art and music and into human and community values like respect for others, helping those in need and generosity for the older children. Babies and toddlers can enjoy edible creations, "messy masterpieces" and music and movement. There's also school readiness classes and language immersion where kids can learn to speak and sing in four different languages.
Moo Moo Musica
235 Hill St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Based on the correlation between learning and music, Moo Moo Musica teaches children between a variety of ages social and developmental skills with songs, music and other activities. Created by Julie Anne Searles, MFT, a licensed psychotherapist, Moo Moo Musica builds a positive relationship between infants and parents with singing, playing, modeling and mirroring experiences as well as group interaction. The classes are designed to help build confidence and individual expression. Twins come for the price of one. Older siblings are welcome at no extra charge
Baby Boot Camp
Baby Boot Camp helps new moms get back to their pre-pregnancy fitness levels while incorporating their children’s strollers into the workouts. Stroller fitness is all the rage with new moms, and Baby Boot Camp is one of the best to go with. Certified trainers, fun workouts and wonderful locations help create a supportive workout environment for moms of all fitness levels. Classes fill up quickly, so be sure to book your classes pronto!
A Place to Create
3137 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Tapping into a child’s inherent nature, A Place to Create offers toddlers (and their parents) to let their imaginations run wild and express themselves with art. A Place to Create also provides a nurturing environment to help build confidence and promote development needed for future schooling. The Creating Together classes strengthen the bond between parent and child through hands-on creativity with age appropriate tools and materials.
Kristine G. Bottone is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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