Colors in Motion

In this 4-week series for ages 5-7, students will learn about elements of nature, nutrition, and health. We will explore the different colors in nature, and the importance of good nutrition to keep both our bodies and the planet healthy. 

Classes are structured with creative play and movement games, integrating kinesthetic, visual, and auditory learning. Some activities include light stretching & exercise, coloring, story time, and musical games... All surrounding the theme of the connection between our foods and nature.

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Student Testimonials

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“I enjoy about the plants and drawing. I learned sharing. I learned that light and water make plants healthy.”

-Santa Barbara 4-year-old


“I love playing games and drawing. I learned that water and light makes a rainbow.”

-Santa Barbara 5-yr-old


“I’m enjoying that I can do everything I can. I liked being the rainbow -and red light green light. I learned that plants grow from bushes and trees.”

Santa Barbara 6-yr-old


“I learned about the earth -plants and trees and where food comes from.”

Santa Barbara 6-yr-old


“I just like everything. It’s really fun. Well, I learned a lot. I learned that light, sun, and water make a rainbow.”

-Santa Barbara 5-yr-old

For sign ups & inquiries,

contact Melanie:

About Your Instructor

Melanie has been working with kids in preschool-12th grade for over 20 years, teaching dance, yoga, and creative movement. Her experience includes dance studios, theater groups, schools, summer camps, and after school programs. Melanie has also worked as a teacher’s aide in a kindergarten class.


With a Bachelor’s in Dance from UC Santa Barbra, Melanie went on to become certified in personal training with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She then earned her yoga certifications with the White Lotus Foundation. Melanie has most recently become certified in health & nutrition with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is currently taking an Early Childhood Education course on Creative Learning and Curriculum. 


Melanie believes that childhood learning is most effective when in the format of creativity and play. She is passionate to teach children about nature, nutrition, and joy of movement. 

Class Details:

Day:         Mondays 

Dates:       April 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th

Time:        3:30-4:30

Location:     Oak Park

Age Group:  5-7 years

Pricing:       $100/student 

For sign ups & inquiries, contact Melanie: