Drop-Off Social Groups

Drop-off Weekend Social Group
A Creative Social Movement Experience for Children
This group led by Renee and Gabrielle will support your child’s ability to:
Gain confidence and positive self-esteem
Problem solve as part of a team
Make discoveries about themselves, their friends, and the world around them
Learn cooperation by working as part of a group
Learn to respect each other’s unique style
Learn spontaneity, leadership, and self-control
Develop creatively

Pre-registration required
4-hour social experience
Open to children ages 5 – 10 years’ old
Minimum of 4 children per session
Maximum of 6 children per session
Flexible weekend schedule
$95 per 4-hour session
Single session sign-up
Snacks provided
South Park Slope location- SSBL Gym

Renee Ortega, BC-DMT, LCAT, COTA/L
Phone: 347.739.0623
Email: roatherapy@gmail.com

Renee Ortega
Ms. Ortega is a board-certified dance/movement
therapist and creative arts therapist (LCAT). In
addition, she is a SIPT certified occupational
therapy practitioner. Having worked with both
the adult and pediatric populations in Dance
Movement Therapy (DMT) and Occupational
Therapy (OT), she has trained and specializes in
sensory integration, applied behavioral analysis,
and Stanley Greenspan’s Floortime, in addition
to other therapeutic techniques and approaches.

Gabrielle Strasfogel-Ryklin
Ms. Strasfogel-Ryklin has a Master’s
degree in Early Childhood Special
Education, and has been an Early
Education teacher in New York city for
over ten years; where she has taught in
both special and general education
programs. In addition, she currently
supervises in the Early Childhood
department at Hunter College.


FAQ’s for Saturday Social Group w/Renee & Gabi
When will you have sessions?: Saturdays 9:30-­‐1:30pm-­‐see schedule below
Tentative Dates:
April 8th, 22nd,
May 6th, 20th
June 3rd, (June 17th?)

How much is each session?: $95 dollars per session (snack included*)
Pre-­‐registration required 72 hours in advance by email or phone
–Credit/Debit accepted.**
*Snacks: Nut free snacks will be provided.
Children are also welcomed to bring a snack.
Please specify any allergies at time of registration.

What is the schedule for each session?
9:30 – 10:00am Arrival/Warm-up movement/ Hello circle
10:00 – 10:30am Group with Gabi*
10:30 – 11:00am Snack /story time
11:00 – 11:30am Movement w/ Renee
11:00 – 12:00pm Group with Gabi*
12:00 – 12:30pm Movement w/ Renee
12:30 – 1:00pm Lunch/story time
1:00 – 1:20pm Free Play
1:20-1:30pm Goodbye Circle
*Group times will be split based on needs and interests-­‐ unless otherwise noted-­‐ all other times of day will be conducted in a large group.

** Please note-­‐ any cancellations within 48 hours will receive a full refund-­‐ however any cancellations within 24 hours will be provided credit toward a future session.
Please note-­‐ sessions may be rescheduled at the discretion of the staff due to inclement weather conditions, low enrollment, and significant illness on the part of staff/students-­ advance notice will be provided.