Welcome to Sense of Calm
We're a small family business based in Derby, offering parent-child sessions and workshops, focused on cognitive development, bonding, sensory play and fun, as well as parent/caregiver and child mental wellbeing. See below for full details of our weekly Baby Massage classes, fortnightly Pop-Up Sensory sessions, Movement and Mess (Developmental & Messy Play!), as well as our 5-week Little Tummy Tigers Tummy Time & Sensory Play workshops, Halcyon Moments Baby Massage & Wellbeing Classes.
We deliver classes for parents and babies/toddlers including Baby Massage classes, Tummy Time Fun with our 'Little Tummy Tigers' workshops, and Sensory Play at our Calming Pop-Up Sensory sessions - Jen is a trained Baby Massage Instructor, and Tummy Time Practitioner - including for babies with additional needs. The tummy time practitioner training was via an accredited course delivered by an experienced paediatric occupational therapist ground in evidence based theory to maximise the benefits of tummy time for your little one.
Please contact us via the contact form, email or social media messaging to enquire about 1-to-1 sessions or group bookings.
Private Hire: For private hire queries please contact us directly via our contact form or email to discuss your requirements.
You may have heard this happy little song at our sessions and even learned the actions. Carry on the fun by downloading or streaming The Gratitude Song at home.
A Mother's Love is a lullaby to play to baby. The lyrics focus on all the little moments that make your baby feel safe and help to build that special bond.
Movement and Mess! - Developmental & Messy Play
Suitable for ages 9 months up to 24 months. These sessions are grounded in evidence based understanding of play and development in this age group. The Free Play approach combines fun activities than encourage gross & fine motor skill development in young children, combining movement, and messy play.
Provides a relaxing, social and developmental experience for babies and toddlers up to 2 years old. With so many daily pressures on caregivers, we're pleased to be able to provide a little oasis of calm in your day to spend with your child, with stories, songs, fun craft activities, the opportunity to meet other parents and time to nurture your bond with your child.
Little Tummy Tigers: Tummy Time & Sensory Play
A 5-week block of fun workshops, available for babies 2-6 months, including songs, story time, tummy time tips and sensory play to encourage baby to get used to Tummy Time as a position for play. Suitable from birth, these classes help prevent flat head syndrome, promoting physical and brain development and helping with any challenges or misconceptions of tummy time. Enjoy the fun and bonding time to this supervised play position.
Halcyon Moments: Baby Massage and Wellbeing Classes
A 4-week block of sessions, available for babies aged 8 weeks to pre-crawling, Halcyon Moments: Baby Massage uses a combination of Indian massage and Swedish message techniques. As well as being a wonderful bonding experience for you and your little one, baby massage is known to have real benefits for baby's development and wellbeing.