BCT Member Courses

These courses are provided by BCT members for BCT members. They are aimed at helping you discover and develop new skills and interests.

The teachers of the courses (and workshops) are certified instructors in their professional field. All BCT Member Courses start with one free class to give participants the possibility to test the course. While the trial sessions are open to non-BCT members, the BCT Member Courses are exclusively for BCT members.

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For further information about upcoming BCT Member Courses, check the events page in Small Talk magazine or see below.

These workshops are held at Imagine in Wezembeek-Oppem.

If you are a BCT member and would like to offer a course to other members, please read and fill in the BCT Member Course Guidelines and Form. (It is an editable PDF you can simply fill in and send to the address stated in the guidelines. You will need to be a member and be logged in to the website to open the PDF.)

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BCT Member Courses

PILATES

Imagine - TO RESUME IN SEPTEMBER

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YOGA

Yoga Session for Kids 5-12 years (with or without parents)  TO RESUME IN SEPTEMBER

We are going to focus on movements and postures geared at integrating mind and body, breathing techniques to release stress and sharpen focus, mindfulness exercises aimed at improving attention. This yoga class will keep everybody’s interest from kids to parents and even grandparents. We will dance, sing, hop, march, jog, shake, skip, limbo while practicing traditional yoga poses.

Practices we do in a class and their benefits:

  1. • Asanas : individual and partner poses for balance, strength and dexterity
  2. • Breathing techniques: to help reduce stress and stay calm
  3. • Meditation: foolproof method to get the room quiet in a peaceful meditation
  4. • Short stories: to get everyone up off the floor to standing
  5. • Sun salutations: to practice with or without children
  6. • Activities: fun and active
  7. • Songs: active and calming

Bring your whole family! This session is a great opportunity to find out whether yoga could be a new hobby for your kids or even the entire family! If you have a younger or older child that you want to bring along, no problem! No previous yoga experience, fitness level or commitment necessary.

Cost: 12 Euros per class if only one parent comes along (11 Euros if you buy a 5-class-card) or 16 Euros for both parents (15 Euros if you buy a 5-class-card). FREE trial session for first-timers.

Registration: Places are limited so booking is essential. Please contact Emese: brussels@babykidyoga.com or register via the weekly sign-up forms to be sent out by Emese.

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All following listed YOGA classes are held at Elzenhof Community Centre, Kroonlaan/Avenue de la Couronne 12, 1050 Ixelles

Baby, Mommy and Daddy Yoga

Saturdays, 12.30-1.30 pm (your first session = free trial)  TO RESUME IN SEPTEMBER

For: Babies (8 weeks - 1 year) and parents

Calming, soothing, playful and fun activities to share yoga and mindfulness with the littlest ones. For babies yoga can promote better sleep, improve digestion, ease gas pain and colic, stimulate neuromuscular development and boost the immune system. Parents notice a deeper parent-child bond, better sleep for everyone, and greater confidence in their parenting skills, which leads to less stress and anxiety.

Parents will learn simple yoga-based movements and techniques to help babies free from digestion troubles and liberate their restlessness into peaceful sleep and happiness. Mom and dad can together accompany baby to their first yoga experience! If you have a younger or older child that you want to bring along, no problem!

Cost per session: 12 Euros per class if only one parent comes along (11 Euros if you buy a 5-class-card) or 16 Euros for both parents (15 Euros if you buy a 5-class-card). FREE trial session for first-timers.

Registration: Places are limited so booking is essential. Please contact Emese: brussels@babykidyoga.com or register via the weekly sign-up forms to be sent out by Emese.

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Toddler Yoga

Saturdays  TO RESUME IN SEPTEMBER

(your first session = free trial)

For: Toddlers (2 - 4 years) and parents

Calming, soothing, playful and fun methods to share yoga and mindfulness with toddlers. For toddlers yoga can help tame tantrums, encourage better sleep, improve digestion, develop self-esteem, increase listening skills, cultivate self-expression, promote gross and fine motor development, provide relaxation techniques, and develop a healthy and physically fit lifestyle.

Parents who practice yoga with their child notice deeper parent-child bond, happier days, more restful nights, and greater confidence in their parenting skills, which leads to less stress and anxiety. We will have lots of fun learning about yoga, our bodies and relaxation and doing exciting exercises together with the kids! If you have a younger or older child that you want to bring along, no problem!

No yoga experience is necessary.

Cost per session: 13 Euros per class if only one parent comes along (12 Euros if you buy a 5-class-card) or 15 Euros for both parents (14 Euros if you buy a 5-class-card). If you bring more than one child, you pay 2 Euros extra per child. FREE trial session for first-timers.

Registration: Places are limited so booking is essential. Please contact Emese: brussels@babykidyoga.com or register via the weekly sign-up forms to be sent out by Emese.

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PARENTING SKILLS - SIBLINGS WITHOUT RIVALRY IMAGINE, OCTOBER Parents who have more than one child often hear: “It is not fair!”, “You gave to her more than to me!” “He punched me!” Such complains about one’s sister or brother might be hard for parents to hear and manage. During the course, we will learn and practice how to tackle these and other demanding situations with siblings. This course will help you to help your children learn to live together. The course is designed for parents raising children of 2.5 years and older and is partly based on a best-selling book “Siblings without Rivalry” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. In the course, you will learn how to:
  • Help your children express negative feelings without hurting each other.
  • Treat your children unequally and still be fair.
  • Free your children from harmful roles such as “bully” or “victim”.
  • Respond helpfully when your children fight.
  • Promote an atmosphere of cooperation rather than competition.
  • Resolve conflicts peacefully.
This course consists of 6 classes on the following topics:
  • Session 1: Helping siblings deal with their feelings about each other (FREE TRIAL).
  • Session 2: Keeping children separate and unequal.
  • Session 3: Siblings in roles.
  • Session 4: When the kids fight.
  • Session 5: Problem solving.
  • Session 6: A final review.
The leader of this course Aiste Grubliauskiene is a psychologist who works with adults and children in Tervuren. Cost of a course of 6 two-hour classes: 150 euros (for a couple – 250 euros, first session = free trial). The size of a group: 6 – 12 participants. Places are limited so booking is essential. To register for the course, please contact Aiste at aiste@happyduckling.org or +32 474 06 50 06.