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The Endless Health Benefits of Gymnastics — Enroll Your Kid

Posted on Apr 29, 2019 in Blog

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Enrolling your child in an extracurricular activity is almost like a rite of passage. This allows them to stay busy. More than that, it gives them a chance to learn skills and develop a love for something. As a parent, you want to make sure that the sport you enroll your child in is safe.  There are endless health benefits of gymnastics. Not only are you encouraging an active lifestyle, but your child will receive discipline and so much more. Gymnastics is a sport that strengthens and teaches control and flexibility. Aside from the positive effects of being in sports and school,  let’s dive into the top health benefits your child could receive. Endless Health Benefits of Gymnastics If you’ve only been thinking about putting your child into gymnastics, there are some reasons to do so. Since most participants...

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How To Find The Right Gymnastics Program For Your Child

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 in Blog

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Is your son or daughter expressed an interest in gymnastics? This sport is an excellent way to get your child active while also encouraging discipline, agility, and strength. And there are many different gymnastics programs out there to choose from. How do you know which is best? Here are several key items to look for in a top-quality gymnastics program.   Gymnastics Program Facility and Staff: Look For Quality When exploring gymnastics programs for your child one of the first things you want to check for is if the facility has the proper accreditation. And any credible school should be a member of USA Gymnastics (the national governing body of gymnastics in the U.S.). This ensures they not only adhere to the minimum requirements for proper gymnastics instruction but that they also carry the proper liability insurance. Also, what...

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Rain Is Out, Gymnastics Classes Are In: Fun Indoor Activities For Your Kid

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Blog

As the weather turns from snow to rain, parents may continue to struggle with getting their children off the couch to do something active. The cold and wet seasons make it particularly challenging, as many sports and physical activities are conducted outdoors. What’s a parent to do? Gymnastics classes for kids is the perfect solution! Check out all the great benefits of this fun-filled activity for your child.    Keep Your Child Active All Year Long One of the best advantages of gymnastics classes for kids is that you can keep them involved throughout the year. As an indoor sport, it offers fun-filled and engaging activities no matter what the weather is like outdoors. Children can participate in trampoline, tumbling, bars, rhythmic gymnastics, floor exercises, and more. Additionally, gymnastics generally runs separately from school-oriented sports, and so is also...

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Back Handspring Clinic with UCLA Gymnast

Posted on Feb 22, 2019 in Blog

Train like the UCLA gymnasts do!   Open to all ages and levels ages 5 years-adult! Participants will be placed into groups according to age and level.   *Cheer/Dance teams, non-members are welcome!   Hosted by 3-time Olympic Coach, Olympic Silver Medalist and former Head Coach of UCLA gymnastics: LASG veteran Coach Yefim Furman!     Joining Yefim Furman is 2018 NCAA Pac-12 team champion from the National Championship winning team of the UCLA Bruins Gymnastics team   Sonya Meraz!   This exclusive back handspring clinic at the Los Angeles Schwill teach everyone proper tumbling skills, warm-up, conditioning, meet & greet and free poster giveaways!   Sunday, March 31, 2019 Time: 4-6pm   Call (310) 204-1980 for more information!   Sign Up! Download...

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Rhythmic Gymnastics: Top Things To Know About This Artistic Sport

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Blog

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Rhythmic gymnastics is one of the most popular sports in the Olympics and consists of female-only individual and group routines that pair their performance with an object (usually a ball, hoop, or ribbon and music). But there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to this artistic sport. Read on to learn everything you should know about rhythmic gymnastics. Rhythmic Gymnastics: A Brief History Rhythmic gymnastics first began in the 1800s (taking its roots from ballet) as an unofficial dance group choreography that encouraged expression through movement and exercise. Throughout the 19th century, it continued to develop as a means for gymnasts to train, promoting grace, flexibility, and strength. However, it wasn’t until the early 20th century that rhythmic gymnastics became its own official category. The Swedish School of Rhythmic Gymnastics was established in 1900 and focused on...

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