Welcome to

THE PLAYROOM

Welcome to

THE PLAYROOM

The Playroom

We're more than just a shop and that's why we have The Playroom!

The Playroom is a safe, warm and welcoming space just off the High Street in the heart of Henley-on-Thames where we've brought together a group of like-minded people that are on a mission to make your lives that little easier and more enjoyable.

Fondly known as our 'Magic Sprinkles' they offer a range of services and activities for you and your family. From yoga to acupuncture, from sleep fairies to baby massage and messy play to baby sensory, we are constantly adding new services to our timetable and if there is anything you'd like to see please do get in touch.

If you would like to book in for any of the classes or activities please click on the 'CONTACT TO BOOK' button which will direct you to the relevant way to book.

We hope to see you soon!
 

Meet our

MAGIC SPRINKLES

Pilates

Michele

Michele is a fully certified STOTT PILATES Instructor. Always up to date with the latest training Michelle is a true superhuman and has an Advanced CPD in Modern Post Natal Assessment Core Restore & Functional Exercise Programming. As well as a Modern Pregnancy Exercise for ante-natal clients. Michele works specialising in aiding recovery from injury and long-term conditions.

Hypnobirthing

Sarah

Sarah teaches the Wise Hippo Birthing Programme which uses traditional hypnobirthing methods but also advocates a right birth on the right day ethos.
Her method allows you to have a realistic picture of your birth – rather than an idealised one – so you can be open and able to deal with any curveballs that may be thrown your way.

Yoga

Rose Flows

Rose Flows Yoga, the kind of teacher that will always leave you with a smile on your face. Fully qualified in pregnancy yoga and baby massage, her warmth and kindness is exactly what you never knew you needed. Rose offers Pre Natal Yoga classes for Mama Bears and also Mama Bear & Baby Bean Yoga class. Rose's classes are always a calm, relaxed environment with no expectations and zero pressure.

Pilates

Sophie

Sophie is the founder of FLEX Pilates. She aims to encourage her clients into feeling and moving better, whilst at the same time realising the pleasure that can be gained from exercise. Sophie offers both group classes and private sessions in The Playroom.

Slingercise

Nicola

Nicola is our resident ‘Slingercise’ teacher and runs the local StreetDanceFitness with Nicky adult classes. She is a mum herself and has been teaching dance as a ‘serious hobby’ since a teenager. Nicky initially set up Slingercise for lockdown mums online in 2020 and we’re so pleased that she is finally taking it to The Playroom!

Baby Yoga

Amanda

Amanda is an experienced Midwife & Practice Nurse having trained at St. George’s Hospital, London. She is an experienced teacher of baby massage and is a Certified Instructor of the International Association of Infant Massage. Amanda also has a diploma in baby yoga & will be offering both Baby Yoga & Baby Massage in The Playroom.

Sleep Practitioner

Jo Swallow

Jo is a qualified sleep practitioner for babies & children. She is a mum who has battled the sleep deprivation days & knows exactly how hard it can be, but now with her knowledge & passion for getting sleep sorted, she is well slept & raring to go at helping others. Jo’s zest for living life to the full starts with getting good quality sleep back into the lives of everyone in your household.

NURSERY

Highmoor Créche

Ever fancied a couple of hours to shop, meet friends, go to the hairdressers or gym without your toddler in tow? Well now you can! Highmoor Nursery are now at The Playroom! All sessions include construction toys, small world play, puzzles, books and much more. The Créche is open every Monday with morning and afternoon sessions available. Bookings can be made for individual sessions or as a block, but spaces are limited.

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Sophia Lerche-Thomsen

Money continues to cause the most worries for many parents and Sophie wants to help change this. Her goal is to help parents ease this financial burden by helping them make smart decisions with their money to reduce tax, grow wealth and help provide for their children’s financial future. Sophia is a family financial planner for Frizzell Wealth Management, a Senior Partner Practice of St. James's Place Wealth Management. Sophia runs adhoc evening classes and 121 sessions.

MAMA’S MEDITATION

Zoe

Mama's Meditation class is all about relaxation, with an introduction to Kundalini yoga through breath-work and meditation. Kundalini yoga is a powerful practice to connect you to your true self, creativity and purpose. We will end with a deeply healing sound relaxation using the singing bowls. Zoe teaches Kundalini yoga, meditation and sound healing. She has a daughter and 3 step sons and enjoys creating a space for Mama's to take the time to turn inwards, to recharge and reconnect.

PHONICS WITH ROBOT REG

Sophie

Sophie runs these fun classes on a Tuesday morning. These Preschool Classes for children aged 2.5 - 4 years are fantastic fun. Children explore letter sounds through fun games and play. Our friendly mascot, Robot Reg, teaches the children how to blend these sounds into words. We also dance and move to develop gross motor skills and strengthen our fingers with our fun playdough rave ready for writing and mark marking. These sessions are high paced, energetic and above all so much fun!

BALLET BOOTCAMP

Amy

Amy trained at Central School of Ballet and went on to have a professional ballet career for over 15 years. These combined experiences and passions have driven Amy - following the birth of her two daughters - to want to share both the physical and mental benefits of Ballet Fitness. Ballet Bootcamp is a fun and effective workout based on authentic ballet technique that will transform your body into the shapely dancer’s physique you’ve always desired.

DISCO DUCK

Steph

The benefits of Dance for Young Children are immense. The list of qualities are endless: Increased self esteem, co-ordination, balance and poise, concentration and the most important a real sense of fun! Disco Duck has been created for these very things. Stephanie trained at the prestigious Laine Theatre Arts where she graduated with her ISTD teaching qualifications, the LTA performing and teaching diploma and was also presented with the teaching award for her year.

PILATES

Tilly Heath

Join Tilly on Thursdays for a fun dynamic mat pilates class to strengthen and lengthen the whole body! All levels welcome, the class will be fairly challenging with modifications to suit all. Occasionally there will be an element of ballet barre added for a fun challenge!

HIRE THE SPACE

Fondly know as 'The Playroom', this private room is a warm, secure, welcoming room that is suitable for a range of activities and occasions. It also has access to a small kitchen and bathroom & is available at an hourly rate and also longer periods if desired. Please do get in touch if you'd like to know more or to hire The Playroom.


Email: theplayroom@thechildrensshop.co.uk