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April 22, 2024

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Let’s Get Physical, Baby!

Getting active is oh-so-good for little ones and it aids in their healthy development. Here's where to go for Mommy & Me fitness.


Blooma Yoga (West Nashville) 615-797-8064 • BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) class for birth – 8 months takes place Tue/Thu/Fri at 11:15 a.m. Little Movers & Crawlers Yoga for ages 8 – 18 months is every Saturday at 8:15 a.m.

Elite Energy Gymnastics (Murfreesboro) 615-890-6611 • Start your infant with a class like Cubs starting at 10 months or Baby Bears starting at 1 year.

KidFIT: Movers & Shakers (Murfreesboro) 615-893-7439 • You and your little one (ages 1 – 3) can get moving Wednesdays and Fridays with a focus on playing with others and stimulating gross motor skills. Register in advance.

Let It Shine (Franklin) 615-369-3547 • Parent-and-child movement classes available for 6 months – walking and 12 – 23 months.

Mommy Fit Camp (Nashville & Franklin) 615-339-4225 • This stroller fitness class meets at the Ellington Ag Center in Nashville in warm months and inside at Franklin Field House in rain or cold. First class is free.

My Gym (Brentwood) 615-371-5437 • The Tiny Tykes class for ages 4 – 22 months engages fine motor skills.

Nashville Gymnastics Training Center (Nashville) 615-298-2264 • Little Peepers for ages 9 – 18 months works on building strength and coordination.

Strollercoasters (Murfreesboro) 615-893-2141 • Walk the greenway at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro each Thursday with your baby from 9 – 10 a.m. in select fall and spring months. Meet at the Kids' Castle.

Stroller Strong Moms (Nashville) Stroller fitness classes for moms with newborns – toddlers. Meets Mon/Wed/Fri at Shelby Park; Tue/Thu at the Gordon Jewish Community Center playground. First class is free.


Barfield School of Dance (Murfreesboro) 615-615-896-3118 • Kindermusik classes for newborns to toddlers.

Blooma Yoga (West Nashville) 615-797-8064 • Tots Music & Movement program for birth to 5 years is every Thursday at 9 a.m.

Dance Classics (Murfreesboro) 615-378-7152 • Mommy & Me introductory movement class for ages 1 – 2 meets Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m.

Gymboree Play & Music (Nashville) 615-221-9004 • Several developmental programs available for babies. Baby Lab for ages 0 – 10 months includes tummy time, flashlight play, songs and more.

Mommy & Me Movement (Franklin) 615-790-5719 • Thirty minutes of songs, dancing and bonding for ages 0 – 4 every Mon & Wed at 9:30 a.m.

Music Together (Brentwood, Franklin, Hendersonville, Hermitage, Nashville & Nolensville) International research-based early childhood music and movement program for newborns and older.

Sound Start Early Childhood Music (Brentwood, Nashville, Nolensville) 615-777-9314 • Music Pups for ages birth – 4 years includes singing, dancing, movement and instrument play.

Vanderbilt Kindermusik (Nashville) Music, movement and early socialization classes for newborns and older. Cuddle and Bounce is specific to babies ages 0 – 12 months.

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Susan Swindell Day

Susan Day is the editor in chief for this award-winning publication and all-things Nashville Parent digital creative. She's also an Equity actress, screenwriter and a mom of four amazing kids.