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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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A Unique Los Angeles Birthday Party

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in Blog

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One of the greatest annual debates is where to have your child’s birthday party. If you have more than one child, this statistic is only multiplied. For fear of repeating the same party too often, you look for unique experiences that you can book for an unforgettable birthday party. This year, that experience can be found in our unique Los Angeles birthday party option: a gymnastics or parkour themed party. Our one-of-a-kind venue. At our facilities, we pride ourselves on offering a truly engaging experience for a child’s birthday party. Therefore, there will be no boredom here! Our all-inclusive facilities offer a range of birthday party options, including exciting obstacle courses, fun foam-filled pits, an out-of-this-world Peter Pan flying ride, parachute games, and trampolines galore! Need we say more? Your one-of-a-kind child. Our birthday rentals start in 2-hour blocks,...

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Preschool Gymnastics: Advantages of Getting a Jumpstart

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in Blog

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  Like most skills, both academically and non-academically, getting a head start on learning the fundamentals while in preschool is always a good idea. Building a strong foundation early on is crucial in setting up a child for success. Gymnastics is no different. By taking preschool gymnastics, young students can learn early movements that will prepare them for future classes that will build on these principles. Namely, they will gain exposure to tumbling, bars, beam, and mini-vault (with age-appropriate equipment, of course!) This gradual, easy movement and socialization makes preschool gymnastics a wonderful option for getting toddlers out and active.   First and foremost, preschool gymnastics is pretty stinking fun! At toddler-age, the most important thing for children is to stay creatively stimulated. They should have fun! This is the prime age to encourage learning and growing in a...

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The Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics Classes in Los Angeles

Posted on Jun 6, 2018 in Blog

Rhythmic Gymnastics as a whole. Rhythmic gymnastics is one of the most unique and beautiful Olympic Sports, but the benefits associated with this intensive activity begin long before a participant becomes an Olympian. By involving your daughter in the art of rhythmic gymnastics, she will gain so much more than physical flexibility and coordination. The combination of group learning and individual attention will provide unmatched benefits for the growth of your daughter – both physically and spiritually.   The body. Rhythmic gymnastics combines aspects from complicated gymnastics, dance, and ballet. And then add a ribbon, ball, hoop, rope, or club to the mix. To say this sport is physically challenging is an understatement – rhythmic gymnasts learn extreme balance & posture, muscle building, and flexibility.   The group.   The collaborative group aspect of rhythmic gymnastics provides a solid...

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Summer Camp at LA School of Gymnastics Happening Soon

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Blog

  Summer Camp at LA School of Gymnastics Happening Soon   As standardized testing wraps up and the Summer heat sets in, children and parents alike look forward to the Summer months and the activities that follow. Alongside vacations, lazy days at the pool, and time spent exploring with friends – Summer Camp can be the most fun and rewarding days of a child’s Summer. Whether they’re specific camps like cheer, tumbling, or simply kiddie day camps for the youngsters – summer camps can provide an unmatched experience full of learning, bonding, and grow. Here at LA School of Gymnastics, we take pride in offering a variety of Summer Camp experiences. For parents’ convenience, we offer both half-day (9am-12pm) and full-day (9am-3pm) options. Our Summer Camps begin June 4th and run until August 24th. While we have membership options for year-round classes, our...

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