Classes & Programming

our classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers are different because we’re different - we focus on quality programming emphasizing skill-building and family education

 
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Tippi Toes Dance Classes

have a little one who’s ready to boogie? help them learn the basics of rhythm, creative movement, and classical dance right here at elemeno

we partner with Tippi Toes DC to offer fun, introductory dance classes for children 2.5 - 5 years old — including seasonal recitals for each

membership not required, but members get a huge discount!

 

 

BABY BALLET

music, movement, and basic dance steps introduced in a fun and friendly environment that keeps the kiddos engaged — great for children 2.5 to 3.5 years who participate on their own
Mondays 5:15-5:45pm

BALLET, TAP & JAZZ

high-energy class designed to keep boys and girls in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance — for children 3 to 5 years with a mix of all three types of dance in each class
Tuesdays 5:15-6:00pm

 

 

PERKS FOR PARENTS
far from your typical parent experience

  • watch class on live stream video

  • relax in our lounge with wifi & coffee

  • let siblings play

  • and maybe have a beer or wine!

members save $40 / month on tuition!
ask us for the promo code or check out our membership options now

 

Adults as Guides in the Child-Led Learning Process

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NAVIGATING THE DC LOTTERY FOR PRE-K

you've heard about DC's free pre-kindergarten, but have you combed through the government websites, done the detailed enrollment research, or fully understood which charter or public schools work best for different families?

Lindsay Ferrer has! she's an expert in early childhood education and will be providing detailed insight into DC’s Pre-K programs

 
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Preschool Prep

nervous about preschool? want to give your child a leg up for their next big step? anxious about those first “drop offs”?

our 6-week Preschool Prep series is focused on helping you and your child prepare for success in a group-based educational environment – whether it’s Pre-K, Montessori, or any group care program

from fundamental skill development, to preparing for transitions, to navigating education options, our program is specifically crafted to help families with children 20 months to 3 years get ready

our experienced professionals with backgrounds in child development, education, speech pathology, and more will guide families in sessions that build over a 6-week curriculum

evolving from parent + child education sessions to full drop-off ‘preschool practice’, sessions occur once per weekend from 9-11am

both parents / primary guardians are encouraged to attend to maximize the benefits for the whole family

 

 

what to expect from Preschool Prep

 
 

outcomes for your child

  • gain independence – build self-esteem and self-awareness

  • boost social skills – play nicely, share, and take turns with others

  • become a student learner – adapt to a routine and follow instructions

  • work on listening – practice sitting still (momentarily!) and listening skills

  • transition successfully – separate from parents / caregivers and adapt to change with confidence

outcomes for the family

  • reduce stress during drop-off transitions by being able to see your child on live video stream

  • understand appropriate expectations for your child’s abilities and behaviors based on stage of development

  • develop strategies to help the whole family through times of transition and managing change

  • be equipped with take-home exercises and strategies to continue boosting your child’s readiness for classroom success

 

 

Schedule & Application

Preschool Prep sessions are 9am-11am and are offered on a Saturday or Sunday track. We do not have a series open currently.


Future dates TBA
(apply now & get updates on future dates)

 
 
 
 

Ready to Join?

 
 
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