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Fall Classes at Baby Fingers!

You can still join us this summer in Chelsea – and see our FALL Schedule to plan ahead.  Save your spot in a Baby Fingers class today!!

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SCHEDULE BELOW SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Register early, and please keep in touch!

Contact Lora if molly-teachyou don’t see a class that works for you and ask about home hosting. Just found us? Enroll now for a pro-rated tuition! Interested in getting started but can’t schedule any classes? Ask us about Infant Massage, Music Lessons, Music Therapy… Consider our books, DVD, and webinars for home study! These are also great supplements to your class material. Find them on ourProducts Page.  

DOES YOUR CHILD ATTEND DAY CARE OR PRESCHOOL? BABY FINGERS OFFERS ENRICHMENT AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AT A VARIETY OF NYC CENTERS AND CAN WORK WITH YOUR CENTER DIRECTOR TO SCHEDULE CLASSES OR WORKSHOPS!

 

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Feel free to contact Lora with questions 

NOTE: Our schedule is subject to change. Up to two (2) make-up classes or webinars may be offered WITHIN your current session;refunds are NOT provided once a session has begun.

Please register with each studio:

MANHATTAN

UPPER WEST SIDE

Prenatal Yoga Center: 251 W. 72nd St., 2F, btwn West End & Broadway

www.prenatalyogacenter.com

WEDNESDAYS 2:00pm

SUMMER: June 21st – August 2nd (6-weeks, skip July 5th)

FALL: September 27th – November 15th (8-weeks)

CHELSEA

Kids at Work: 123 W. 20th (2nd floor/elevator), btwn 6th & 7th Aves.

www.kidsatworknyc.com

Thursdays 11:45am On-going  (join us all spring, summer, fall, winter!)

Drop-ins welcome! We recommend advanced registration (reserve your spot in the morning because we often fill up), but you are welcome to just drop in…come anytime and either pay for one class or purchase a package. Join us – open ended sessions!

ADULT ASL                             American Sign Language     

NOTE: we’re offering a summer Adult ASL Workshop on June 21st at Sunnyside Plays –  scroll down for details. Our ADULT ASL class returns to Chelsea, at Kids at Work 123 W. 20th! This immersion class is taught by Rafie, a Deaf teacher of ASL, and is open to ages 16 through adult. Ask us for session dates. Read about Rafie here: mybabyfingers.com/baby-fingers-teacher-guest-blog-2/ Register with Pay Pal here for adult ASL:

Name and Email Address:


INWOOD

Bread and Yoga: 5000 Broadway @ 212th St.

www.breadandyoga.com

Mondays 11:15am 

FALL: September 18th – November 6th (8-weeks) Free trial Sept. 11th.

To register contact Meghan@breadandyoga.com.  Drop ins welcome if space permits!

LOWER EAST SIDE

Third Street Music School: 235 E. 11th Street (2nd Ave)

www.thirdstreetmusicschool.org

Classes will resume on Tuesdays 1pm in the fall! Contact us with questions; contact Third Street for details & registration.

TRIBECA

NEW! My Little School NYC: 54 Reade St.(@ 291 Broadway)

www.mylittleschoolnyc.com  

Thursdays 11:15am

FALL begins September 28th.  Contact Jordana@mylittleschoolnyc.com for registration and details.

FLATIRON

Karma Kids Yoga: 25 W. 23rd St.

www.karmakidsyoga.com

Wednesdays 2:00pm

FALL: Trial class Sept. 20th; session Sept. 27th – November 29th (10 weeks)

QUEENS

WOODSIDE

Sunnyside Plays: 43-09 48th Avenue

www.sunnysideplays.com

ADDITIONAL SPECIAL WORKSHOPS for kids, families and adults COMING TO THIS VENUE!

Mondays 9:15am  FALL: September 18th – November 6th (8-weeks)

Contact Ed or Vanessa to register at 929-328-0757 sunnysideplays@gmail.com.

 FOREST HILLS

Central Queens Y: 67-09 108 Street

Mondays 10:30am FALL: September 18th for 13 weeks!

Registration details: rkaufman@cqy.org

LONG ISLAND CITY

City Owlets: 10-42 Jackson Ave.

www.cityowlets.com

Wednesdays 11:30am FALL: Trial class August 30th; session September 6th – October 25th (8 weeks)

 HOME HOSTED CLASSES

Our class schedule doesn’t work for you? Interested in hosting a class at your home? Want to set up workshops at your child’s school or day care? We may be able to accommodate you in your neighborhood. Feel free to connect us with your child’s school as well. Contact us for details! Email Lora@mybabyfingers.com or call 212-874-5978 with your address and subway stop, preferred days/times, child’s age, and your list of friends or neighbors joining you. Once we have a teacher and schedule confirmed, your group of at least four (4) families [minimum of five (5) outside Manhattan] can register with Pay Pal below at least one week prior to the start of your scheduled class (if there are more than 8, the host may receive a discount). Pay Pal fees apply.  We recommend 6-week sessions; see options in drop-down menu below.

Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island
Parent name, Email, Host name


LIVE Sign & Song WEBINARS may be scheduled and open to the public or set up for your private group – ask us for details. Sign up for our Email Newsletter, follow us on Twitter (@mybabyfingers) and Instagram (@mybabyfingers), and like us on Face Book (Baby Fingers, a Musical Journey through Language and Learning) for updates.

Class and Webinar Schedule Subject to Change.

Once a session beginsthere are no refunds; we may be able to accommodate credits toward another class, and up to two missed classes may be made up in another location or via webinar within the same session. If there is still space in a class, we can also pro-rate tuition for a late start.

QUESTIONS? Lora@mybabyfingers.com

or 212-874-5978

LOOKING FOR A CLASS FOR YOUR PARENTING GROUP, PRESCHOOL OR DAY CARE, AFTER SCHOOL GROUPS OR ASL TUTORING? HAVE A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS?  Let us know!  We work with a variety of groups, private families, and early childcare centers around the NYC Metro area and would be happy to connect with yours as well.

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