Workshops & Webinars

Inspiring And Informative Courses Created For You

Voila Montessori offers a variety of workshops and webinars. Whether you attend in person in San Diego County or join us live on the web, we have what you are looking for. See below for this month workshops.

Montessori @ Home - FREE Informational Session!

Come find out if Montessori is right for you and how you can incorporate its principles at home. Learn simple and easy changes that can make a world of difference for you and your child.
Whether you are expecting or have a young child this talk is meant for you.

Next Date: TBD
Course length: One-hour

Price: FREE


Help me to do it by Myself

Help Me To Do It By Myself

Help Me To Do It By Myself is a single-session workshop for parents and caregivers to help you to understand the fundamentals of the Montessori approach and how to incorporate it at home and in your daily life. In this two-hour course, you will learn how to create and choose age-appropriate activities as well as how to encourage your child to be a lifelong independent learner.

Next Date: TDB
Course length: 2 hours

Price: $35/person



  • We quickly implemented Jeanne-Marie’s advice and not only did the tantrum cease, but the woman in line in front of us turned and said ‘I am a Kindergarten teacher and what you just did was fabulous! Parents don’t know how to discipline anymore and that was wonderful to see!’

    Lili Gould, mother of one

  • Through her kind, intuitive and knowledgeable guidance I am becoming the parent I’ve always dreamt of having myself…Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You have been an absolute godsend…This experience has been eye-opening and life changing. My only regret is not to have met her sooner!

    Virginie Dor, mother of a toddler

  • Jeanne-Marie is down to earth and nurturing, all the qualities a new mom or worried mom can really benefit from. I am grateful for her advice and insight on parenting!… She is so passionate about her work with the Montessori education and loves helping people understand the philosophy.

    Dana Gabriel, mother of four

  • So, your wife is pregnant… you probably have no clue… Enter Jeanne-Marie Paynel. (She) has developed a remarkable 8-week course for expectant parents Jeanne-Marie Paynel has literally set out on a path to change our world for the better, one baby at a time.

    Tom Bewley, expectant father and professor at UCSD

  • She has given me priceless tips on how to better set up my son’s home environment and how to maximize his independence… currently expecting baby number two and will be asking her back for some more ideas… Thank you, Jeanne-Marie for all your help. Our whole family has benefited from your service!

    Colette Poy, mother of two

  • I highly recommend Jeanne-Marie to anyone looking to make parenting more joyful and intuitive. Jeanne-Marie has helped us find more joy and freedom in parenting and we can’t thank her enough!

    Lili Gould, mother of one

  • After her very first visit I was filled with hope and excitement. I could not only see the light at the end of the tunnel, but I also felt a great sense of empowerment. I couldn’t wait to get started and within 24 hours after her visit I had taken her advices and implemented her recommendations

    Virginie Dor, mother of a toddler

Parenting 101

Parenting 101

Parenting 101 is a 2.5 hour course for expectant parents which complements any birth preparation classes. It's also a good refresher for second (or fifth) time parents. Some of the topics covered include: the fourth trimester, the role of the birth and parenting partners, finding your tribe, language and movement development and the basic of setting-up our home.

Next Date: Self-paced
Course length: 2.5 hours

Price: $45/Person

The Art of Parenting

The Art of Parenting

The Art of Parenting is an eight-week course that will guide you to understand and be prepared for what is to come. Each week will focus on a specific parenting or child development topic. This course is best if taken during the third trimester of pregnancy. As with any big undertaking when we are mentally and physically prepared, we feel calm and capable of surmounting anything that will come our way.

Next Date: Self-paced
Course length: 16 hours

Price: $280/Person

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