A Song in Your Heart

7 Ways to Make Musical Moments at Home

Schools are closing. Restaurants are closing. But there’s a silver lining! You can make de-stressing, beneficial musical moments at home with your family. Here are some suggestions on how to keep those little ones busy and how to make the … Continue reading

Striving for Normalcy: Kindermusik at Home

How are you? Are you going stir-crazy? Are you feeling anxious? Are you having trouble managing the physical, social, and emotional needs of yourself and your family? We get it. We’re feeling the same way! All our normal routines are … Continue reading

Music Boosts Executive Function in Kids

Executive Function. That sounds like a skill set a major CEO possesses, right? The term executive function refers to a set of skills that are essential to the healthy development of young children and that lead to an overall healthier life. … Continue reading

Survival of the Nurtured

“We are not the survival of the fittest, we are the survival of the nurtured.” ~Louis Cozolino Did you just get chills? Read that again: “We are not survival of the fittest, we are the survival of the nurtured.” When … Continue reading

Be a S.T.A.R!

“Be a star!” at Kindermusik means a very different thing than if you heard that phrase at a dance studio, or even a different type of music studio. Elsewhere that phrase might bring up imagery of stages, lights, sequins, practiced … Continue reading

Mirror Neurons: Downloading Calm

Imagine this: you are sitting in a circle with a group of friends, family, or colleagues. One person is speaking, and everyone else is watching and listening. The speaker is caught mid-sentence with a yawn. Everyone observers the speaker yawning. … Continue reading

Back to Basics

Ah, January. The magic of the holiday season is behind us. We have overdosed on fun and food, and on free-time and screen-time. Returning to the routines and schedules of work and school is both a relief and a shock … Continue reading

Holiday Traditions: Cultural Rituals

It’s one of our favorite weeks of the year: our annual holiday lesson. Each year we teach our holiday classes, filled to the brim with joy and tradition. We spin bilibo “dreidels”, we dance with candy cane streamers, we go … Continue reading

Pajama Jam Time!

It’s that time of year again! The Christmas trees are being set up. The holiday lights are being lit. The carols have hit the radio. And we’re gearing up for the holidays. Every year at this time we have our … Continue reading

Parents are Partners

One of the most important aspects of the Kindermusik experience is the opportunity we provide you to truly partner with your child. It is absolutely critical that you spend the time you have together in class each week to be … Continue reading