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Back Carrying 101

Back Carrying 101

  • 1000

If you have already purchased a carrier from Bean Tree Baby that you need back carrying help with the class is FREE to attend, just contact us if you'd like to register!  Registration is required for this class, however registration will not close unless the class fills.  Attendance is capped to ensure each person is able to receive the hands on help they need. 

Back Carrying 101 will help you get your baby on your back and open up a whole new babywearing world!  This is a small group workshop and is appropriate for families with with babies around 6mo old and up.  No back carrying experience is needed to attend however we do ask that you are already comfortable and familiar using your carrier in a front or hip carry.  

Back Carrying 101 covers:
  • Discussion on "back carrying readiness"
  • Demonstration and practicing two variations for getting a baby on your back
  • Demonstration of a back carry in three types of carriers- Asian inspired baby carrier (mei tai/meh dai/bei dai), soft structured/buckle carrier, and woven wrap
  • Back carrying practice with one carrier type (of your own choosing)

Running time for the class will be about 2hrs.  You are welcome to and encouraged to bring your baby with you!   If your baby will be with you, please bring a small blanket as there will be times during the class when babies will need to be put down on the floor. 

This class will be held in the community room at Compass Wellness Center, which is adjacent to our store.  Directions and information on how to find us can be found here.

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