Gym Club News

Book Your Free Trial NOW Ready for the Autumn Term + Prices

Our Autumn term starts w/c 2nd September and runs through to 17th February 2020    You can arrange your  free taster session by calling 01782 214452 or emailing us at are already starting to fill up so please don't leave it too late.  Send us an enquiry NOW especially for our parent/child & pre-school classes; our little people have so much fun and we want more of them to have even more fun!Why not use the last two weeks of our summer term to book your free taster session ready for the start of the new term.Classes over summer are..Parent/Child..Wednesday/Friday 10.45-11.30 & Saturday 9.00-9.45Pre-school..Wednesday (3-5 years) 4.35-5.35 Saturday 9.50-10.50Grade School.. (5 years +) Wednesday 5.40-6.40 Saturday 11-12The price for the full Autumn term is £296 for 21 classes.  Price plans as follows:£95 Deposit & Balance at the end of September of £201£95 Deposit and 4 monthly payments of £58.50 (Sep - Dec)Annual family membership of £35 applies - which covers you for insurance in the gym and gives you the ability to swap & change classes should you have to cancel through illness or holidays, free parking plus other member discounts & benefitsFor term time & class information please go to – Parent child (4 months - 3 years), Pre-school (3 years - 6 years), Primary School (6+ years)To book your free trial class or for further information please call us on 01782 214452 or fill in the Contact Form through to our youtube channel to listen / see some of our testimonials out our facebook page to see what we get up to in class & read our testimonials. contact us on 01782 214452 or by email to book your free trial or for more information

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Regular Exercise Helps In ALL Areas Of A Child’s Development

In our fast paced world, many children are struggling to cope emotionally so the importance of focusing on our children’s health both emotional and physical is huge. Exercise releases endorphins, which makes us all feel happy and less stressed and this is also true for children.Exercise, Confidence & Self-esteemIt can be hard for us all to be confidence around others, and this is the same for our children. We understand that all children are different and it is normal that some children feel nervous around others at times, but having a lack of confidence in all social situations can lead to diagnosable problems such as anxiety in the future.Confident children achieve more, develop better relationships and embrace opportunities in life.Our classes help to build confidence in children. All our professionally designed child development classes allows children to build confidence as they achieve new skills, whilst also building their social skills around their peers.Age specific sessions allow children time to build friendships, making our classes both a social and physical activity. Children build healthy relationships with their peers, which are skills that are essential for their future.Our small student/teacher ratio means all children receive individual attention, helping them achieve their own personal little goals which in turn builds confidence and self-esteem.Let us help your child Cartwheel into a Happy Healthy Life… Book your FREE trial session today.

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Calling all Babies - 4 months - walking!

Babies can enjoy dedicated exercise classes just as much as their older peers at Balance & Beam. Designed to stimulate and promote core physical activity from an early age, your baby will develop a dynamic awareness of their surroundings. Guided by music and rhythm designed to kindle their little senses and advance motor-skill development.Classes are available for babies from just 4 months old and are completely instructor led. Programmes run weekly on Fridays and we offer a free taster session so you get to see what happens in one of our classes.Although all classes are designed for children, Balance and Beam help to grow a great social environment for new mums and dads to learn more about their little bundles of fun as they actively participate in classes – sometimes they have more fun than the children!Our special introductory offer for only £130 for a 10-week course includes £35 annual family membership.Call us now for more information and to secure your baby’s place on 01782 214452.Terms and Conditions: Rolling Term start NOWA full programme is for 10 classesAnnual family membership is included in this offerFree trial session available 

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Need A New Class?

Need a New Class ? We're Here to Help!All children benefit from Routine and Structure Children really thrive on routine and continuing with their regular gym class will not only be beneficial to them but also family life, as their class here at Balance & Beam will be giving them the opportunity to have lots of fun and burn off some steam after a long day at school and conforming in class.If any of our members are concerned about their current class time becoming unsuitable due to children starting nursery or school, a member of our team will discuss other day and time options available to you.

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Birthday Parties at Balance & Beam - Bookings now being taken for August & September!! - Don't leave it too late!!

We've been voted No#2 Party Venue for North Staffordshire and we've already got lots of parties booked for July and August so please don't leave it too late to find out about our fabulous, bespoke birthday parties here - we are experts in catering to the age of your children.  In August our parties are held on Saturdays from 1pm. Parties from September are held on Sundays from 11.15am.Member Price is £200 for 12 guests - if you have more coming then it's an extra £9/head up to around 28Extend your party by 30 minutes to include the Tumble Track for an extra £50If you are a Balance & Beam VIP/Goldcard holder you will get £50 off your party(Non Member Party Price is £230 for 12 guests)  Include catering at £7.50 per headPlease visit the Parties page of the website for more specific details about the parties.  (If you have less than 12 guests please speak to a member of staff to see if we can negotiate on price)   Hi Balance and BeamWe just wanted to say a huge thank you for giving Dylan such a fantastic 3rd birthday party. He had an awesome time and his friends thoroughly enjoyed themselves too. Ellie and Aleysha were absolutely brilliant and the two hours went so fast. All the children enjoyed themselves from the oldest (13) to the youngest (2). There was so much fun and laughter, we could just sit back and watch all the children have a wonderful time.Thank you so much for a fantastic, brilliant, amazing, memorable, relaxing, tremendous, totally epic birthday party. Dylan often talks about all the fun and all his friends had at his party.It brought back many happy memories from when Grace had her 5th birthday party with you all those years ago!!  It is still just as brilliant.Thank you again.Best wishes Jack xxxx

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Our Next Messy Play Date will be 13th September!

Our 'Let's Get Messy' craft sessions are held at Balance & Beam in our party room.  What better way to have fun than making lots and lots of mess, with even better news that we do all the clear up afterwards without wrecking your home.  It's the only event you'll attend where you need to dress-down for the occasion!These sessions are great for developing little minds with creativity, socialising, learning new motor skills and the art of independent play and group socialising activities.  Messy Play times are open to members and non members so if you are a member and know some friends that might enjoy getting messy then bring them along!Our next session will be on Friday 13th September at 11 - 12 noon and will be Toy Story themed   - Come join Woody, Buzz & his friends on their messy adventures - Elly will be helping out as usual - she's the one that gets the messiest!!One hour creative craft sessions are for our under 4s Parent/child activity with everything supplied by us. Different activities with all the messy stuff here & not in your own home!!Free juice & biccys provided afterwardsFree to Balance & Beam Goldcard holders£5.50 per childFor more information please contact us on 01782 214452 or by email to book in

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Member's Priority Re-Enrolment

Member's Priority Re-Enrolment for the Autumn Term Ends Soon!This is your chance to ensure you continue to be part of our brilliant Balance & Beam family!Members only Priority Enrolling ends on Sunday 7th July.This is your chance to make GREAT SAVINGS on your fees for our Autumn Term which starts in September and goes through to February 2020.It’s more important than ever to take advantage of the priority enrolling period reserved for our members only.Our Child Development Programme is now recognised by you, our members as an important and intergyral part of your child’s development and Interest in our programme from non-members is now greater than ever meaning many of our classes have waiting lists, so this is your chance to secure your child’s place on our programme before we open up enrolling to those on these waiting lists and non-members.Places are filling up FAST Act now and book your places to avoid disappointment!

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Summer Term Holiday Camps Will Be Running From Monday, 29th July - 30th August

Summer Camps Start 29th JulyAbout our Holiday Camp AdventuresOur amazing action packed, fun filled, exciting and safe OFSTED Registered School Holiday Camps are heaps of FUNExcited to find out more about our Summer camps ? All you need to know is listed belowCamps will run throughout August and are open to both members and non-members.Every day is different which means everyone ALWAYS has lots of fun and we never hear those famous words "I’m bored" at our camps!AM CAMP 9.30am-12.30pmEach camp starts with a 1 hour 15 minutes gym session which is fully instructor lead. Group activities give all the children time to settle in and get acquainted. We then have group games and lots of fun time to try out our full size gymnastic equipment in our purpose built, bright & colourful gym. After all the fun, it’s on into our party room for 45 minutes to recharge batteries with a freshly prepared healthy snack which typically consists of buttered toast, crumpets, bagels and toasted tea-cakes and fresh fruit served with either water or juice. (Food allergies are catered for on request)All the children then get involved in a themed craft activity which will be so fantastic it will get pride of place on your fridge at home.Then it’s back into the gym for another hour of instructor led gym fun and games.So that’s our action packed morning camp. ( If you are collecting your little ones at lunch time be prepared for tears because they want to stop all day ! )LUNCH TIME 12.30 till 1.30.If children are staying with us all day we then have our lunch break . This is a supervised FREE hour where children go into our party room to eat their own packed lunch. Staff are on hand to open lunch boxes, crisp packets, yoghurts or anything else that is proving challenging for little hands.  We can provide a Subway Kidspak or a Kids Nutribox Healthy Meal option (pre-order /24 hours notice is essential) We then encourage children to take some quiet time to do a word search, read a book or do some colouring. This will always be fully supervised and is a great opportunity for children to make new friends.PM CAMP 1.30pm-4.30 Our afternoon session is based on the same timeframe as the morning but will be a totally different session to ensure everyone is stimulated and has lots of fun. Our afternoon snack is normally fresh fruit, raisins, a yogurt or jelly and some crisps with either water or juice.So that’s a typical day at one of our amazing camps. We guarantee your little people will leave Balance & Beam exhilarated, happy and probably shattered Each camp day is different, so if you need childcare for the full week then be assured they will get to meet lots of new friends each day; and explore different activities day in and day out.Our Camps Details Morning (9:30am - 12:30pm) Afternoon (1:30pm - 4:30pm) Both (9:30m - 4:30pm) Half Day £22 Full Day £44Early/Late PickupEarly Drop off (8:30am -9:30am) (+£3.00) Early Drop Lunchtime (12.30pm- 1.30pm) (+£3.00) Late Pick Up (4:30pm - 5:00pm) (+£3.00) Meal Deal Lunch (+£3.00) Members Discount Code applies - You'll get your special code by emailDISCOUNTS FOR BLOCK BOOKINGS - CALL FOR MORE INFORMATIONTo book your camps Click Here

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Usborne Books Available Here!

Hi! I’m Georgie and I’ve been attending Balance and Beam with my son Huw, since he was 4mths old. Over the last 2 years B&B has become a part of our family and a place where I’ve found the greatest confidence in my abilities as a first time mum. In recent months I have taken the leap to become an Independent Usborne Organiser and would like to make you aware of the opportunities I can offer.From First baby books, to activity books, to the latest fiction for all ages, I can provide something for everyone.If you wish to host a private event either for friends and family such as birthdays, baby showers or a pop up stall at your organisation or school, I can and will bring lots of enthusiasm to go with it. Let me know any specific requirements for your event be it Book Fair, Curriculum projects or PTA event, and I will be happy to tailor my stand to meet your needs. Most importantly, I will promote a real love of literacy and reading to everyone who attendsIf you’d like to order a book or know more about what I can do for you, please pick up a leaflet from inside the gym or drop me a line via my contact details below Facebook: Georgina Wardle, Independent Usborne OrganiserVisit my site: Georgie's Marvellous BooksContact me by email:

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Our Cancellation / Make Up Policy

Our Cancellation/Make-up PolicyDon’t lose any of your paid for classes!Part of your membership package here at Balance & Beam is access to our cancellation/make-up policy.We are now coming into holiday season when lots of our members start to take their summer holidays.To qualify for a make-up class you MUST advise us of your absence in advance or latest 9.30am of the morning of your scheduled class. We will then cancel your scheduled class and you can book a catch up session.

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