It is International Babywearing Week!
Babywearing has been a blessing in my life. It has kept me sane as a parent with small children. I was introduced to it when I had Monte and fell in love even more when I had my daughter!
There are so many options with babywearing and living in Central Iowa, we are truly blessed with the amount of resources available to us, to learn. If you have not checked out our local Babywearing International of Central Iowa group, you NEED to. It is a great place to ask questions about wearing, certain carriers, support, and to just meet other like-minded parents! They offer several meetings in different locations in the metro area, so check out their Facebook page!
Since the babywearing community has grown and lots of parents are wearing, there are fun exercise classes being created right here in Central Iowa! I am so excited to share information about these classes with you!
Pied Piper Studios & ClubFit Studio
Created by Caeli Esser of ClubFit, she is bringing fitBaby to you at two different locations! You can check out her babywearing class at Pied Piper Studios or at the ClubFit studio. Baby wearing optional. Stayclose to your baby, while giving yourself some love. We’ll safely guide you through exercises to improve posture, give your metabolism a boost and leave you feeling energized and ready for anything (whether or not you got any sleep last night).
- Pied Piper Studios – 3892 NW Urbandale Drive
- ClubFit Studio – 2614 Beaver Avenue, shared space with Livable
- Pied Piper Studios – Sunday; 10 am – 10:45 am
- ClubFit Studio – Monday; 5:15 pm – 5:50 pm
Prices: Check out here for details on pricing options!
Roots Healing Movement Class
The Family Tree Yoga & Massage
Enjoy great music and easy to follow moves and stretches in a supportive atmosphere. Open to all women and safe for pre/postnatal students. Baby wearing welcome.
Location: 3900 Ingersoll Avenue Suites 106 & 108
Dates & Times:
- 4-week session begins Wednesday 10/21 weekly thru 11/11 from 11 am – 11:45 am
- Offered once monthly on Saturdays from 10:30 am – 11:15 am on 10/31, 11/21, and 12/12.
- A minimum of 4 registered students are required to hold this class. You will receive an email the evening before if we do not have enough participants
Prices: $25/class for Saturday drop-ins (may be used with 4 week class pass and Monthly Unlimited Memberships), or $89 for the four-week class series. All participants receive a complimentary guest pass with purchase!
Check out other classes they offer and sign-up here!
Uplift Fitness Studio
This class is a wonderful activity to help you be fit, give your metabolism a boost, and leave your body feeling energized all while having fun with your baby or toddler! Dancing to music is beneficial to your body, soul and your baby! Whether you have danced in the past or only dreamt of it, these 45 minute classes are open to everyone! Each class includes simple stretches and dance moves designed to give you and your tiny dancer a bonding connection and fun time together. This class is also great for expecting mothers.
Location: 300 SE Grimes Blvd.
Dates & Times: Saturdays; 10:30 am – 11:15 am & Wednesdays; 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Prices: Check here for all pricing packages and to sign-up!
Make sure you keep an eye out! I will be checking out all three of these locations and doing a Featured Post, so you know what to expect!