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“We must be aware of the importance of rearing infants and young children, of its effect upon the whole of their life.”  – Dr. Emmi Pikler

Jul 2, 2019

Janet Gonzalez Mena to receive 2019 Pikler USA Founders Award at our annual conference!  Pikler USA is thrilled to announce this year’s recipient of the…

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Three opportunities to learn about the Pikler® Approach! Los Angeles, CA, October 2019

Apr 30, 2019

Pepperdine University Graduate Campus, 6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 | West LA Campus Self-Initiated Motor Development led by Hungarian faculty Dr. Gabriella Püspöki,…

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Three extraordinary five-day workshops with Pikler® experts – Los Angeles, California, 2019

Feb 26, 2019

5-day retreat.OPEN TO ALL – Discover new ways of being with yourself and with children through playful experiments guided by Ute Strub, assisted by Elsa…

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Join us in Macao, China for the World Forum on Early Care and Education

Dec 17, 2018

As a member of the World Forum™ Alliance, Pikler® USA is pleased to invite you to join us at the World Forum on Early Care…

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Engaging with Infants and Toddlers through Respectful and Peaceful Care

Nov 1, 2018

Class Overview Children move, explore, wonder, play and learn with their whole being, their minds, bodies and hearts. Adults can support this learning with a…

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Congratulations to Bonnie Neugebauer, Co-Founder of World Forum Foundation

Oct 18, 2018

Bonnie pictured with the Pikler USA Board of Trustees, advisors and presenters: Brooke Frenkel, Professor Octavio Pescador, Ph.D., Gabrielle Anwar, Larissa Nielson J.D., Bonnie Neugebauer…

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Thank you, Community Playthings, for supporting Pikler USA

Sep 13, 2018

Community Playthings, a maker of high-quality wooden toys and furniture for children, has been supporting Pikler USA every year for over twenty years. Over the…

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Meet the newest members of Pikler/Lóczy USA

Jul 15, 2018

It is with great joy that we welcome our newest members of Pikler/Lóczy USA. As an all-volunteer organization we are grateful for their time and…

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SOLD OUT! Pikler Conference, July 21

Jul 13, 2018

How Play Relates to Cognition: Where Pikler® Meets Neuroscience – Pikler® Conference, July 21 Honoring Bonnie Neugebauer, Recipient of Pikler/Lóczy USA Founders Award Open to…

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Because you asked: Early bird extended! Thank you Etonkids for the sponsorship!

Jun 7, 2018

How Play Relates to Cognition: Where Pikler® Meets Neuroscience – Pikler® Conference, July 21 Honoring Bonnie Neugebauer, Recipient of Pikler/Lóczy USA Founders Award Early bird…

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Early Bird registration ends soon for Pikler Pedagogue accredited Intensives and conference!

May 9, 2018

How Play Relates to Cognition: Where Pikler® Meets Neuroscience – Pikler® Conference, July 21 Honoring Bonnie Neugebauer, Recipient of Pikler/Lóczy USA Founders Award Early bird…

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Pikler Conference July 21, 2018: How Play Relates to Cognition – Where Pikler® Meets Neuroscience

Mar 14, 2018

Honoring Bonnie Neugebauer, Recipient of Pikler/Lóczy USA Founders Award *Open to all At this conference you will have an opportunity to learn how play impacts…

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Pikler Conference July 21, 2018: How Play Relates to Cognition – Where Pikler® Meets Neuroscience

Mar 12, 2018

Honoring Bonnie Neugebauer, Recipient of Pikler/Lóczy USA Founders Award *Open to all At this conference you will have an opportunity to learn how play impacts…

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Faculty of the Pikler® Pedagogue accredited Intensive – Respectful Care and The Relationship with the Adult

Mar 6, 2018

WEEK TWO Respectful Care and The Relationship with the Adult July 23-27, Los Angeles, CA This intensive provides credit toward certification as a Pikler® Pedagogue.…

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Meet the faculty of the upcoming Pikler® Pedagogue accredited Intensive – The Autonomous Play Activity

Mar 5, 2018

WEEK ONE The Autonomous Play Activity July 16-20, Los Angeles, CA This intensive provides credit toward certification as a Pikler® Pedagogue. Autonomous play activity delves…

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Meet the faculty of the upcoming Pikler® Pedagogue accredited Intensives

Mar 3, 2018

WEEK ONE The Autonomous Play Activity July 16-20, Los Angeles, CA This intensive provides credit toward certification as a Pikler® Pedagogue. Autonomous play activity delves…

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Two extraordinary opportunities for Pikler® Pedagogue accredited Intensives

Feb 5, 2018

Second Week Respectful Care and The Relationship with the Adult July 23-27, Los Angeles, CA This intensive provides credit toward certification as a Pikler® Pedagogue.…

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Happy Birthday Dr. Pikler – Scholarship Winners!

Jan 10, 2018

January 9th marked Dr. Pikler’s 116th birthday! In her honor, we offered two full scholarships to Budapest. The drawing took place via Facebook Live at…

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End of the year newsletter

Dec 28, 2017

Please enjoy our end of the year newsletter. This issue is dedicated to our beloved Intisar. With love, PLUSA Board of Trustees Pikler news Dec…

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Our holiday gift to you – two full scholarships!

Dec 23, 2017

Dear friends and colleagues, We wish you a holiday season filled with love, joy and peace! In celebration of this holiday season and in gratitude…

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PART II: Dr. Intisar Shareef’s Pikler Interview Series

Dec 5, 2017

“Adults’ perspectives after having grown up at Lóczy” Ever wonder about the future of a child having grown up at the Pikler Institute? We hope you…

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Thank you for making a difference!

Nov 23, 2017

Dear friends, colleagues, and donors, It is because of you that we are able to share and spread the teachings of Dr. Emmi Pikler around…

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PART ONE: Dr. Intisar Shareef’s Pikler Interview Series, “Embracing the Pikler Approach”

Nov 20, 2017

Dear friends of PLUSA, Dr. Intisar Shareef left us many gifts. Here is one of them. Hope you enjoy Part I of her Pikler® interview…

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In Loving Remembrance of Dr. Intisar Shareef

Nov 7, 2017

Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Intisar Shareef, social justice advocate, humanitarian, and Trustee of Pikler/Lóczy USA. October 29, 1946 – November 4, 2017…

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Congratulations to Karen Spencer for being named one of 25 influential women by People Magazine

Nov 3, 2017

Congratulations to Karen, Countess Spencer, recipient of our first Pikler/Lóczy USA Founders Award for being named by People Magazine among the 25 most influential women of the…

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Only a few spots left for Where Pikler meets Neuroscience, October 28, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

The developing brain thrives when an infant is nurtured in a predictable, loving relationship. We will explore how the Pikler® approach creates caring human connections…

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Honoring Dr. Tony Curtis, First Contributor to Pikler/Lóczy USA

Sep 29, 2017

Today, September 29, we honor Dr. Tony Curtis on the anniversary of his passing. Dr. Curtis was our first contributor to Pikler/Lóczy USA, He reached…

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Meet Larissa Neilson J.D., our new board member

Sep 26, 2017

It is with great joy that we welcome Dr. Larissa Neilson to the Pikler/Lóczy USA Board of Trustees. Born in Lima, Peru, Dr. Neilson is…

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You asked for it, you got it! Early Bird extended.

Sep 20, 2017

The Early Bird registration for Where Pikler® meets Neuroscience has been extended through September 30! Honoring Karen, Countess Spencer, Recipient of Pikler®/Lóczy USA Founders Award…

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ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT BEFORE THE EARLY BIRD EXPIRES ON SEPTEMBER 15!

Sep 11, 2017

Pay Pal registration and link corrected. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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