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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 changes in circumstances , a member of our team will discuss other day and time options available to you. Remember we are here to help.

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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.So remember if you cannot attend your class for whatever reason follow the cancellation procedure and never lose a class. 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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Book Your Free Trial NOW Ready for the Autumn Term + Prices

Our Autumn term started w/c 2nd September and runs through to 17th February 2020    You can enrol on to our term at any time. Arrange your  free taster session by calling 01782 214452 or emailing us at info@balanceandbeam.co.uk. and become part of our amazing Balance & Beam family.Our classes are really popular and fill up quickly  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!The price for w/c 14th  October in our Autumn term is £211.50 for 15 classes.  Price plans as follows:£95 Deposit and 3 monthly payments of £46.63 (Nov - Jan)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 https://www.balanceandbeam.co.uk/contactClick through to our youtube channel to listen / see some of our testimonials www.youtube.com/balanceandbeamCheck out our facebook page to see what we get up to in class & read our testimonials. www.facebook.com/balanceandbeamPlease contact us on 01782 214452 or by email info@balanceandbeam.co.uk to book your free trial or for more information

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Our Next Messy Play Date will be 25th October!

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 25th October at 11 - 12 noon.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 info@balanceandbeam.co.uk to book in

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to all our wonderful members who helped us raise an impressive £510 at our Macmillan Coffee Morning  which we hosted ALL WEEK on Monday 23rd September... supporting Macmillan and all the wonderful work that they do. We had so many tasty cakes baked by our talented members We really do think we have some future Great British Bake Off  contestants amongst us. THANK YOU ALL AGAIN. 

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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. Our Ladybugs Sessions are 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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Half Term Holiday Camps Will Be Running From Monday, 28th October - 1st November

School Holiday Half Term Camps Start Monday 28th OctoberAbout 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 school holiday camps? All you need to know is listed below:Camps will run throughout October Half Term 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 - 1.30pmIf 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 1.30 - 4.30pmOur 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 £22.50 Full Day £35.00Early/Late PickupEarly Drop off (8:30am -9:30am) (+£3.00) Late Pick Up / Early Drop Lunchtime (12.30pm- 1.30pm) (+£3.00) Late Pick Up (4:30pm - 5:00pm) (+£3.00) Meal Deal Lunch (+£3.00 / £3.50) Members Discount Code applies - You'll get your special code by email.CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION - 01782 214452To book your camps Click Here

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Change in routine = they’re going to be tired!

We want to re-assure all our parents that we understand that your children will be settling into their new routine (as will you!) which means we expect some little (or even massive) meltdowns from tired little people (even the bigger ones).But we want you to be assured that our team are trained to handle these little blips and children really do thrive on routine - within a few weeks their visit to Balance & Beam will be the norm and they will feel settled. Please do not stress or feel embarrassed if your child has a bit of a wobble, most parents have been there at some stage!So pack up your sun hats, dust off your bobble hats and get ready for Autumn at the fantastic BALANCE & BEAM.We can’t wait to see you all. It’s going to be FUN, FUN, FUN!

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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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Birthday Parties at Balance & Beam - Bookings now being taken for January & February! 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 November & December 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. Parties slots 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. Elly 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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