PARENTING CENTER SUMMER 2014    
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND REGISTRATION        
 
By registering for our classes, you agree to our policies regarding refunds, make-ups, safety, illness, participation, and more.  Read them here.


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SUNDAYS: Power Tots Gymnastics, Power Tots Level II, Power Tots for Older Tots, and Baby Signs®: Sign, Say and Play
MONDAYS: Music and Me with Ms. Sara
TUESDAYS: Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes, Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots, Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Babies, Little Chefs
WEDNESDAYS: Makin’ Music with Ms. Michelle, Movin’ with Ms. Michelle
THURSDAYS: Getting Ready for Preschool, Dance Together, Musical Infants, Pre-Primary Ballet
FRIDAYS: No classes currently scheduled
 
We do not accept walk-in registrations—a child must be registered before attending the class. All prices include the non-refundable $2 processing fee. If you encounter a problem with our online registration system, please email the Director of the Parenting Center at miriams@washingtondcjcc.org.

Please note that unless specifically designated as a "drop-off class," all classes require that children be accompanied by a caregiver at all times.

If registering siblings for the same class, register both children at full price, and then email Miriam to ask for the 10% sibling discount, which will be applied before your credit card is charged.

Register now for any Summer 2014 Class!  (Select the 2014 Season when prompted)

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If a class listed below does not appear as an option in our online registration system, it means that the class is sold out.  Email MiriamS@washingtondcjcc.org to be put on a waitlist for any sold out class.  There is frequently movement from the waitlist, so it's always worth sending the email!

 
SUNDAYS
 
POWER TOTS GYMNASTICS (for 18-36 months) SOLD OUT!
Sundays, 9:30-10:00am OR 10:05-10:35am OR 11:15-11:45am
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Sundays, June 22— Aug. 3; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 10*
Session Price: $142; Discounted Member Rate $100
Teacher: Jamie Weaver

The Power Tots program combines the "Power of a Positive Attitude!" with the world of gymnastics, taught in a positive, fun, and safe environment.  For more information check us out at www.powertotsinc.com.

Power Tots is sold out for Summer 2014
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POWER TOTS GYMNASTICS LEVEL II (for 2-3 years)
SOLD OUT!
Sundays, 10:40-11:10am
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Sundays, June 22— Aug. 3; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 10*
Session Price: $142; Discounted Member Rate $100
Teacher: Jamie Weaver

This fun-filled class is open to children ages 2 through early 3's who have participated in at least one prior session of Power Tots at the Washington DCJCC.  The class will offer more advanced and independent skills, based on the child's comfort level.  For more information visit www.powertotsinc.com.

Power Tots Level II is sold out for Summer 2014
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POWER TOTS GYMNASTICS FOR OLDER TOTS (for 3-4 years)
SOLD OUT!
Sundays, 11:50am-12:35pm
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Sundays, June 22— Aug. 3; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 10*
Session Price: $156; Discounted Member Rate $107
Teacher: Jamie Weaver

This 45-minute class is designed to introduce older children (ages 3-4 years old) to the world of gymnastics in a positive, safe, and fun environment.  For more information visit www.powertotsinc.com.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class.  Parents and caregivers may observe from the viewing area, but will remain outside the squash court where the class takes place.

Power Tots for Older Tots is sold out for Summer 2014
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BABY SIGNS®: SIGN, SAY, AND PLAY (for 6-24 months)
SOLD OUT!
Sundays, 10:00-10:45am
SUMMER SESSION 6 Sundays, June 22—August 3 (no class July 13); Make-up date if needed: Aug. 10*
Session Price: $128; Discounted Member Rate $92
Teacher: Michelle Brady

The Baby Signs® Program teaches babies to use simple, easy-to-do gestures for communicating with their parents and caregivers, long before they have mastered verbal speaking skills. The Sign, Say and Play classes are a series of six theme-based classes designed for parents and babies to attend together. A total of 37 useful signs are taught through fun songs, books, and activities. In addition, parents learn simple ways to support their baby's intellectual development-tips drawn from Drs. Acredolo and Goodwyn's parenting book, Baby Minds: Brain Building Games Your Baby Will Love

Baby Signs is sold out for Summer 2014
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MONDAYS
 
MUSIC AND ME WITH MS. SARA (for 6-15 months) SOLD OUT
Mondays, 10:35-11:20am OR 11:30am-12:15pm
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Mondays, June 16—July 28 (no class June 30); Make-up date if needed: Aug. 11*
Session Price: $128; Discounted Member Rate $92
Teacher: Sara Smith

Share your love of music by taking this interactive music class with your crawling baby or pre-walking toddler. Musical activities include songs, rhythm play, instruments, creative movement, and a healthy dose of pure musical fun!

Music and Me with Ms. Sara is sold out for Summer 2014
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TUESDAYS
 
ITSY BITSY YOGA FOR TYKES (21 months to 4 years) SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, 10:45-11:30am
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Tuesdays, June 24—July 29; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 5*
Price per Session: $128; Discounted Member Rate $92
Teacher: Rebecca Gitter

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes combines unique toddler-friendly yoga poses with songs, stories, and games to create an enriching caregiver/child activity. Each class is personalized around tyke’s curiosities as they learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play.  In Itsy Bitsy Yoga, toddlers and preschoolers learn how to relieve frustration, improve motor skills, and increase attention span by actively following directions. Help your tyke build the foundation for a healthy and fit lifestyle while having fun!

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes is sold out for Summer 2014
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ITSY BITSY YOGA FOR TOTS (for babies who can crawl and tots up to 24 months)
SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, 11:40am-12:25pm
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Tuesdays, June 24—July 29; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 5*
Price per Session: $128; Discounted Member Rate $92
Teacher: Rebecca Gitter

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class filled with dozens of Itsy Bitsy Yoga poses especially for tots. As tot’s mobility increases, classes offer tot-centric poses that encourage and support their physical explorations and build the parent/child bond. Tots become more confident in their moving bodies as they practice yoga both in and out of class. Classes are designed for children to participate with a caregiver.

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots is sold out for Summer 2014
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ITSY BITSY YOGA FOR BABIES (for 8 weeks to almost crawling)

Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Tuesdays, June 24—July 29; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 5**
Price per Session: $128; Discounted Member Rate $92
Teacher: Rebecca Gitter

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Babies contains dozens of unique yoga postures designed to support baby's development. Each week is filled with calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding and improve baby's sleep. Babies enjoy yoga while on their backs, tummies, or held in loving arms. For caregivers, this is a special opportunity to meet other caregivers, get support, and learn about baby's emerging personality. Most of the yoga is for baby, but you will also learn breathing and relaxation techniques as you practice a bit of yoga yourself. No yoga experience necessary.

Registration is closed
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LITTLE CHEFS COOKING CLASS (for 2-4 years) SOLD OUT!

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Tuesdays, June 17—July 22; Make-up date if needed: July 29*
Session Price: $170; Discounted Member Rate $122 (includes all materials and ingredients)
Teacher: Jessica Smith

Children are fascinated by cooking, and they can learn a lot by doing it!  This adult-participation class will cultivate your child's interest in cooking and baking, while teaching him or her about shapes, textures, numbers, temperatures, and colors.  Each week we will make a different healthy meal or snack, with kids doing basic measuring, mixing, dough rolling and more.  You'll also take home recipes (and memories) that you can make again and again.

Little Chefs is sold out for Summer 2014
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WEDNESDAYS
  
MAKIN' MUSIC WITH MS. MICHELLE (for 15 months through 3 years)
Wednesdays, 10:40-11:20am OR 11:30am-12:10pm OR 4:00-4:40pm Sold Out at 10:40 and 4:00pm
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Wednesdays, June 18—July 30; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 13*
Session Price: $149; Discounted Member Rate $107
Teacher: Michelle Hessel

Little ones love music and dancing but mostly they just want to PLAY!  Ms. Michelle's energetic and engaging classes combine music, movement, and creative play, which are all building blocks for self-confidence in physical and social development. Using a variety of different rhythm instruments and props as well as a broad repertoire of music, this class teaches age-appropriate musical concepts and basic gross motor skills through a dynamic, creative and interactive program. 

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MOVIN’ WITH MS. MICHELLE (for 2-4 years)

Wednesdays, 4:50-5:30pm 
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Wednesdays, June 18—July 30; Make-up date if needed: Aug. 13*
Session Price: $149; Discounted Member Rate $107
Teacher: Michelle Hessel

This is the class for the little one who loves music and dancing but is not quite ready for a traditional structured dance class.  This class includes a warm up to stretch our bodies followed by activities and games designed to foster imagination, coordination, balance, movement patterns, listening skills, and more.  Class will include props, stories, across the floor movement, basic dance terminology, and introduction to various types of music!

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THURSDAYS

 
GETTING READY FOR PRESCHOOL (for 15 months through 3 years) SOLD OUT!
Thursdays, 9:15-10:45am OR 11:00am-12:30pm
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Thursdays, June 12—August 7 (no class July 3)
Session Price: $210; Discounted Member Rate $146
Teacher: Kit Leininger

This mini-nursery program for toddlers and their grownups includes Circle Time, gross motor play, snack, art projects, and free play, just like a typical preschool day.  Children have fun while developing their social, emotional, and cognitive skills.

Getting Ready for Preschool is sold out for Summer 2014
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DANCE TOGETHER WITH MS. CARRIE (for 22-36 months)
SOLD OUT!
Thursdays, 11:00-11:40am
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Thursdays, June 12--August 7 (no class July 3 and July 10); Make-up date if needed: Aug. 14*
Session Price: $149; Discounted Member Rate $107
Teacher: Carrie Haynes

This class introduces toddlers to the magic of dance through creative movement, tap and ballet. Children develop rhythm, musicality and coordination through imaginative exercises, activities and songs performed in tandem with their caregivers. Caregiver participation required.

Dance Together is sold out for Summer 2014
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MUSICAL INFANTS (for newborns through almost crawling) SOLD OUT

Thursdays, 12:00-12:45pm
SPRING SESSION: 7 Thursdays, June 12—July 31 (no class July 3)
Session Price: $149; Discounted Member Rate $107
Teacher: Miriam Szubin

Bond with your baby through music in this class for infants and their grownups.  We will use age-appropriate songs, movements, games, and instruments to encourage development and attachment and to share ideas about how to stimulate your baby at home.

Musical Infants is sold out for Summer 2014
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PRE-PRIMARY BALLET WITH MS. CARRIE (for 3-5 years)
SOLD OUT!
Thursdays, 4:00-4:40pm OR 4:50-5:30pm
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Thursdays, June 12—August 7 (no class July 3 and July 10); Make-up date if needed: Aug. 14*
Session Price: $149; Discounted Member Rate $114
Teacher: Carrie Haynes

This class provides a memorable first exploration into the world of dance through a hybrid of the specially designed curricula of the Royal Academy of Dance and the American Academy of Ballet. Children will learn the fundamentals of movement in a fun and creative environment utilizing sparkling wands and other props, delightful music, and imaginative storytelling.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class; caregivers will remain outside the dance studio.

Pre-Primary Ballet is sold out for Summer 2014
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FRIDAYS
No classes currently scheduled on Fridays for Summer 2014.  Friday classes will return in the fall!


By registering for a class, you agree to our policies. 
Read them here.

Please note that unless specifically designated as a "drop-off class," all classes require that children be accompanied by a caregiver at all times.

 
**MAKE-UP DATES: A make-up class will be held only if the teacher needs to cancel a class within a session.  See our Policies Page for more information about make-ups.

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