Zumbini with Katie, Fife.

Wiggle, sing, and learn, for the ultimate bonding experience!

Welcome to Zumbini!

 

The  Zumbini™ program is where the science of child development meets the magic of Zumba®! Designed for children 0 to 4 years old and their caregivers, the Zumbini™ program takes little ones on their first steps towards an active, musical life. Together, adults and their young children wiggle, sing, and learn, for the ultimate bonding experience! Through 6-16 week sessions, we not only nurture their love of movement so it becomes a way of life, but give you the chance to nurture your inner child as well! Zumbini program combines music, dance and  educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning and fun!

 

What is Zumbini?

 

“What is Zumbini?  Zumbini is a music and movement class for children, 0 to 4 years, to attend with their music-loving (FUN-loving) caregiver(s).  Class is easy, happy, energetic, and full of contemporary music with world beats.   It is child appropriate and grown-up friendly.  Children have the freedom to dance, sing, and move through class using their bodies, rhythmic instruments, and scarves, to enhance the rhythm and feel of the music.

My passion and my goal, is to introduce music and movement to children at a young age, so that it becomes a part of their life style. I want families to enjoy singing and dancing together, in this fun environment, free from performance anxiety, but rich with engaging energy!    In this class the parent or caregiver can spend time with their child, bond with their child, in a truly fun way, that they both enjoy.  All children love music!   (us grown-ups, too!)  The objective is to nurture that love of music and dance so that as a child grows and develops, music and movement continue to develop as well….. we are not inactive listeners, we are music makers!  And music shakers!”

 

Ashlee Cramer

Creative Director Zumbini

 

 

Bauldrigeburn Community Centre, Dunfermline, Fife Saturdays starting 18th August 2018 running for 7 weeks

1 review

  1. WIGGLE, DANCE & LAUGH WITH ZUMBINI FIFE

    The Fife for Kids team were paid to review Zumbini with Katie, Fife. Find out what co-founder Claire had to say about her experience here:

    Little L has been asking about going dancing for some time. She’s suddenly aware that her brother goes to classes and is thinking ‘what about me?’ Truth. Yes she’s not even reached the ripe old age of 3 yet, but this girl is super switched on.

    I’ve been umming and ahhing about what to do as L is really shy with new people and situations and I didn’t want to waste money on classes that she wouldn’t like. I was delighted then when Katie from Zumbini Fife got in touch to tell us about her demo class and about the fact that parents stay and join in.

    The Zumbini™ program is where the science of child development meets the magic of Zumba®! Designed for children 0 to 4 years old and their caregivers, together you sing, dance and wiggle your way through 45 wonderful minutes.

    Before the class began the kids were able to explore the instrument basket so it was clear that there were no noise rules here. Big tick for our two (T had been invited along as a ‘helper’ for the little uns and very much enjoyed the importance of being the only big one there). Then Katie explained a little about what the class involved…which went along the lines of ‘join in, let your children explore and do what they want, there are NO RULES (within reason of course. If your child is attempting to catapult him/herself out a window that would be a good time to intervene), let them be free to learn, play and interact as they see fit’. For me this is perfect as I still feel L is a bit young for a really structured dance class and I don’t want her to spend 45 minutes being told not to do this or that.

    So this is precisely how it went. We had around 3.5 minutes of shyness before L was off, leaving me to sing and dance alone (pretending I was totally cool and not at all embarrassed) while she followed Katie around for the duration of the class. We sang, we danced, we banged drums, we played with scarves, we explored instruments and there wasn’t a moment for boredom to set in.

    This is Scotland’s only Zumbini™ programme at the moment and I can see it being a massive success. The demo class we attended was full, every single adult and child seemed to have a ball, and most of the places in the first block of classes are already gone. We’re hoping to book in soon ourselves!

    All opinions expressed are entirely honest.

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Bauldrigeburn Community Centre, Dunfermline, Fife Saturdays starting 18th August 2018 running for 7 weeks