Recess Collective

Recess Collective is a hub for social development and early learning where families can play, explore and learn together.

Whether you are looking for a safe space for your child to romp, a place to party or some parent support, come to Recess to connect with other like minded families. Just like you, we value balance, creativity & sanity in the journey of raising an urban child. Our outer sunset facility is specifically designed to engage, and present opportunities to support brain development in the crucial early years.

In business since January, '08
Aki Raymer

Amanda Hyer

I am a child development specialist, education entrepreneur, and school administrator with 25 years experience in Education.

I create strategies, tools, and programs that empower adults to create interactions and ...

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Amy Fernandez

Angelique Millette

Annie Nogg

There are few things in life that bring me more joy than helping people like you move from "eh" to "HELL YES" in your life and career.

I strongly believe that life is too short to be in work or interpersonal relati...

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Bill White

Bill White is the founder of the Happy Baby Signs and co-author with Kathleen Harper of the internationally best selling book, Signs of a Happy Baby. He facilitates baby sign language programs at Kaiser Permanente, Di...

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Charity Kahn

Charity Kahn is a musician, teaching artist and mindfulness instructor based in San Francisco, CA. She has released seven albums of award-winning music for families with her band “Charity and the JAMband”, and a colle...

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Chef Alison Mountford

Dana Lazarovitz

Dana Lazarovitz Thompson is an RN, IBCLC and certified CPR instructor through AHSI (American Health and Safety Institute). Dana's CPR class is focused on helping parents and caregivers learn how to identify and respon...

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Erika Vetter

Erika Vetter fell in love with sign language in her childhood, when she befriended a Deaf girl in her Brownie Scout troop. This friendship continued for many years and led her to volunteer in the hard-of-hearing presc...

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Janelle Franco

I am an independent Autism Specialist, providing direct support to people with Autism, their family and friends, and their service providers in California's Bay Area.

It is my mission to connect people with Autism ...

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Joe Cook

Kate Sosnowski

Trained originally in the Ashtanga Vinyasa style of Yoga, Kate Sosnowski’s teaching has grown to include pre and postnatal movement, yoga for students with unique needs such as physical, developmental and cognitive di...

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Kelly Gray

Kelly is a mother, educator and community organizer. When she’s not sitting on a birth ball with a model pelvis in her hand, she’s creating forums to raise awareness and expand access to birthing options in Sonoma Cou...

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Kelsey Maki

Kelsey Maki is a third year clinical psychology doctoral student at the University of San Francisco and a counselor at Parentline, a free telehealth service for parents with children ages 0-3. Kelsey brings her experi...

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Leah Keller

Leah is a certified personal trainer and the founder of Every Mother™ (formerly The Dia Method®), a fitness system endorsed by medical and birth professionals worldwide. With over two decades of fitness experience, ...

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Leyla Momeny

Lisa Owens

Lisa completed the Advanced Teacher Training program at The Pilates Center of Boulder, Colorado in 2009. Since then, she has taught Pilates in San Francisco and in communities along the Coast. She currently teaches ...

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Lori Hennessy

Maliya Rubio-Mills

Maliya Rubio- Mills is a full spectrum birth worker, serving the San Francisco Bay Area. Maliya’s practice is rooted in relationship, kindness, and a human centered model of holistic care and support. Passionate and c...

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Nancy Gnass

Our Family Coalition


Patricia De Fonte

Patricia is passionate about providing estate planning services to parents with minor children and has dedicated her career to helping people protect themselves, their assets, and their families. In 2016, while at Gol...

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Rebecca Walsh

Join Rebecca Walsh, Director of Early Childhood Matters and mother of three, to learn strategies for supporting your child in the transition to a new baby, and laying the foundation for a lifetime of positive sibling ...

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Rebecca Elowen

SF Doula Group

Sierra Fish

Sierra is originally from San Francisco’s Sunset neighborhood and is the mother of two children, Noe (6) and Nico (5).

Having recently served as President of the Board of Directors at Sunset Cooperative Nursery Sch...

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Sydney Gressel

Sydney Gressel, CCRN, MSN, ACPNP

PRESENTER BIO: Sydney Gressel is an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Public Health Nurse and Pediatric Emergency Nurse with a background in Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive ...

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