Details are subject to change, and there may be a waiting list for some activities. Please check for the latest updates directly with providers.
A wide variety of activities specifically designed to promote early development with 3 stages of classes from birth to 2 years, including music and sensory play, baby massage, baby yoga and Makaton signing, plus Paediatric First Aid sessions.
From £32.50 for 5 weeks. Book here (selected trail sessions £6.50).
Birth to 5 months | 2-13 months | Crawlers/walkers up to 24 months
A relaxed fun environment offering yoga inspired stretches to music, song and rhyme with lots of sensory props. Also some stretches for parents and little ones to promote bonding. Once sitting unaided the focus is on balance, coordination and milestones, moving on to a mixture of yoga, dance and gymnastic elements, with stretches and moves to songs and music.
£6.50 per class, booked termly (trail session available). Book here.
6 weeks-crawling | 6-18 months | 18 months-3 years
Winter term from 1st Nov 2021
Multi-award winning baby development classes, also supporting postnatal well-being! The Caterpillar Class is a fun creative session with gentle multi sensory, baby development and massage. Busy Bees is a highly interactive, musical class for older babies with a range of songs and activities, bright props and treasure baskets.
From £39 for 6 weeks. Book here.
Caterpillars: 6 weeks-6 months | Busy Bees: 6-14 months
📆 Mondays, 12.30 – 1.30pm
📌 Blaydon Winlaton Children’s Centre, Shibdon Bank, Gateshead, NE21 5EZ
Term-time only, from 1st Nov 2021
Massage incorporating some reflexology points and some infant yoga moves for babies, to help promote bonding, attachment and early communication and emotional wellbeing for both parent and infant. Massage is often said to help with relaxation, sleep, digestive issues, constipation, wind and colic.
👉 £40 for 5 week block booking.
For more info visit 1st Sensations
From 6 weeks old.
Whickham Community Centre, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4JL
The Nest, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5AN
From 19th Oct 2021
Enjoy some precious time out with your little one learning techniques to help with bonding, sleeping patterns, immune system, teething pains, digestion, relaxation and stress reduction and help to decipher baby’s cues.
Booking essential. For more info visit @thewellhousetherapy
Term time only, from 29th Nov 2021
A relaxed fun environment offering yoga inspired stretches to music, song and rhyme with lots of sensory props. Once sitting unaided the focus is on balance coordination and milestones. Also some stretches for parents and little ones to promote bonding.
£6.50 per class, booked termly.
For more info visit @kalmalifesouthtynesideandgateshead
6 weeks – crawling | mobile – 3 years
Farmhouse Inns, Valley Farm, Team Valley
Term time only, from 3rd Nov 2021
Helps to attune to your baby’s needs and to calm or stimulate them as appropriate with a sense of security and wellbeing. Baby yoga offers quality physical stimulation that has become essential in an urban sedentary lifestyle.
£40 for 7 weeks (may be waiting list).
Termly booking required, for more info visit @YogaPupzGateshead