Welcome to Hartbeeps. Designed by experts, fuelled by magic, delivered with love!
At Hartbeeps we put your child at the heart of our magical, musical adventures. We offer original and super fun, developmental baby classes, toddler classes and pre-school classes, as well as educational sessions, pregnancy classes, stay & play with baby discos, and fabulous children's parties.
All of our classes are set to a soundtrack of original songs, remixed nursery rhymes and lullabies. We take you and your little one on a sound journey and bring the story to life. Come and experience the amazing world of Hartbeeps with classes to complement and enhance every stage of your child's early years - from pre-birth to school.
We can't wait to welcome you to our award-winning classes. Find your nearest session and come and play.
Since 2003 Hartbeeps has been delivering its unique blend of original music classes and mini productions to 1000's of babies and children. Challenging accepted definitions of 'baby and toddler' music classes; we create innovative, multi-sensory and highly interactive productions for the very young.
By transforming everyday environments into colourful, tactile 'wonderlands' we invite our participants to join us in a world of the imagination. Using clever state of the art music production, original music composition, sound effects, songs and sound plays, lighting effects, innovative props and puppetry together with a vast array of multi-sensory techniques, we create original and highly specialised experiences for our young Hartbeepers.
What goes into the Hartbeeps mix...
Repetition and Variation are built into programmes to offer young children reassurance of continuity, along with variation on a theme opening the world of the imagination and the opportunity to explore one's own creativity.
Our bespoke music library is now into the 100's and includes specially timed, sequenced and professionally composed songs, sound plays and sound effects. This has taken years to create and we are very proud of our unique collection. Clever simplicity is our art form as we strive to create original songs that will last a life time, as have the classic nursery rhymes that we have also lovingly re-produced so we can enjoy them in all their glory. Every session is created with a tailored backing track to provide a backdrop as we move through our wondrous sound journeys.
Everything in life has a rhythm……
Hartbeeps identifies rhythm as an important educational principle. A baby grows within his or her mother's womb accompanied by the pulsing beat of the heart.
A young baby will respond to rhythmic movement, an older pre-walking baby is highly (and astoundingly) tuned into the rhythm within language, whilst toddlers and younger children will deeply and wholly connect with rhymes, songs, number games and more, if set to a rhythm.
The seasons offer a cycle of life, the ebb and flow of the sea can lull you, the ticking of a clock give you a sense of peace. Have you ever tapped your fingers on a surface as you aim to re-organise your thoughts?
Well it is a scientific fact that rhythm helps organise the brain; add movement and you have a powerful platform for communicating with young children by engaging both hemispheres of the brain.
A blend of every day and make believe: pretending, or imaginative play, is one of the cornerstones of a young child's world. Almost anything can spur a child's imagination; everyday objects for example such as a bowl and spoon will be used by a child as symbols, thus supporting their learning that one thing can stand for another thing.
Using this ability to pretend, can transform the bowl and spoon into a drum, or a hat…we add some further 'noise maker' ingredients such as egg shakers and our original upbeat song 'mix it up' and the whole experience becomes enriched with sound, creative movement, song, rhythm and play.
Dramatic play: in early childhood drama needs no written lines to memorise, structured behaviour patterns to imitate, nor is an audience needed. Children need only a safe, interesting environment and freedom to experiment with roles.
Opportunities for dramatic play that are spontaneous, child-initiated and open-ended are important for all young children. Because individual expression is key, children of all physical and cognitive abilities enjoy and learn from dramatic play and creative dramatics. Dramatic play expands a child's awareness of self in relation to others and the environment.
Child centred approach: fostering the right of the child to choose, make connections and communicate. This style of approach enables freedom for children to think, experience, explore, question and search for answers.
Meet Your Instructor
My Name is Ewelina and I'm very excited to be bringing fabulous Hartbeeps to the USA! I'm a proud wife and mom of two amazing kids, Oliwia and Cruz.
I lived in London UK for a eight years and came across Hartbeeps while on maternity leave with my son Cruz. I can say it was a love at the first sight for both my son and I (or rather at first Hartbeep😊). I just couldn't get over how magical, amazing and different the classes were. A few colorful adventures in Baby Land was all it took for me to leave my career as a dental nurse, and become a Hartbeeps instructor, spreading the magic in Connecticut, USA where I moved with my husband and kids. If you are looking to have the most magical, bonding and highly interactive experience on the planet with you and your little one, look no further! When I moved to the USA, I tried all the class available for my son, but nothing compared to Hartbeeps because quite simply said, there's nothing like Hartbeeps!
I'm proud to bring this one of a kind experience to USA and can't wait to invite you all on the exciting sound journey where we meet and play with different characters, and have fun with colorful props. The music, remixed nursery rhymes and lullabies are all Hartbeeps original.
Just one more thing .. Bubbles! We love Bubbles here at Hartbeeps, I mean, who doesn't? Sessions have been especially created for babies and toddlers to grow in confidence, develop their social skills and attain their appropriate developmental milestones while still being great fun for little ones and their grown ups.
Connecticut USA here I come ! Can't wait to meet you all
48 Union St. BLDG 2
Stamford CT 06906
First Presbyterian Church
178 Oenoke Road
New Canaan CT 06840
A magical recipe to make delicious Hartbeeps sound journeys:
Take a large portion of state of the art music technology and mix with a talented composer. Pour over plenty of BIG FUN songs, beautiful sensory music and top with some magic sprinkles. Add some larger than life drama, over-sized gestures, fabulous facial expressions and mix it up round and round. You can never have enough love and affection, cuddles and empathy so pile on dollops and dollops, it's very healthy, so don't hold back. If you can get hold of some passion and enthusiasm this will make this recipe truly irresistible. Whilst your mixture marinades, take some time to observe and listen to these clever little folk, you will learn so much and maybe some new things about yourself too.....