Infant massage is a great way to develop a lifelong bond between you and your baby. This class will focus on massage strokes, reading your baby's cues, and empowering parents through knowledge shared by therapists and providing parent support built within these classes.
The main benefits of infant massage include:
Orland Park: Tuesdays 10:00 to 10:45am
Aurora: Wednesdays 11:00 to 11:45 am
The interactive baby sign class is designed to enhance communication and bonding with your child. Babies can usually learn to sign before they learn to talk...so why not start early?
Some of the benefits of sign are:
Each session will leave you with new ideas to implement in your own home!
Orland Park: TBD
Aurora: Tuesdays 11:00 to 11:45 am
This movement and language group is designed to enhance development for the toddler and preschool aged child. Parents will learn practical strategies to help their child learn language naturally throughout the day. Examples of some techniques will include, but will not be limited to:
Language will be facilitated while enhancing the child's sensorimotor development by using therapeutic equipment, songs, games and crafts.
Orland Park: Thursdays 9:00 to 9:45 am
Aurora: Thursdays 10:00 to 10:45 am
Your tot will flip for the chance to tumble! Tumbling tots provides a confidence-boosting opportunity designed for maximum fun while learning to tumble! Tumbling challenges a child's coordination, balance, strength, gross motor and social skills while building a sensory system for a stronger body and mind.
Children will be introduced to progressive tumbling skills in a safe and motivating environment led by therapists trained to work with each child's individual learning pace and tolerance.
Orland Park: Thursdays 10:00 to 10:45 am
Aurora: Tuesdays 10:15 to 11:00 am
This "free-play" movement group is designed to enhance and supplement physical, occupational, and speech therapy for the toddler and preschool aged child with developmental delays or special needs.
This group is led by a licensed pediatric physical or occupational therapist, whose goal is to help parents gain confidence and have fun playing with their kids. Parents and caregivers will learn skills to progress and play in an environment that stimulates body and sensory awareness, coordination, strength, balance, agility and overall gross motor skills while promoting social / peer play skills!
Whether your child with delays or challenges is just taking his first steps or needs a place to safely run wild, this one hour long session will provide many opportunities to help progress movement and play skills.
Orland Park: Mondays 11:00 to 11:45 am
Aurora: Wednesdays 10:00 to 10:45 am