Why Creative Movement for children?

Creative Movement develops and heightens the following skills: 

  • language development
  • listening & communication
  • hand-eye coordination
  • visual, auditory, spatial & kinesthetic (body) awareness
  • physical fitness
  • strength
  • coordination
  • flexibility
  • positive self-esteem
  • creative self-expression
  • respect for self & one another
  • builds community
Growing Arts
what's your stretch today?

Growing Arts offers unique, developmentally appropriate Movement classes for infants through 12 years old in schools and libraries in Oregon

Stretch, Dance, Play! is a toddler and preschool creative movement class
I Dance is an improvisational dance class for elementary aged youth
Yoga Go! is a yoga class for movers adapted to each age group

Classes are tailored to each specific group of children using the dynamic Growing Arts curriculum

Children build confidence and self awareness in this respectful learning community

A wonderful experiential way for young children to find their individuality within a group

Interested in having classes at your center or school?

Contact Iris to schedule a discounted demo:

Growing Arts is also available for Birthday Parties, Teacher Trainings and Whole School Special Events!
“What I like best is the last part of creative movement when we do quiet relaxation.” 
~ Ellis, 5 years old
"This is the 
best dance class 
I ever tried!" 
~ Anja, 4 years old
Review on PDX Kids Calendar!
Dancing & Singing ~ Stretching & Yoga ~ Music & Stories ~ Relaxation & Play