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Los Angeles School of Gymnastics Leads Star-Studded Opening Ceremony for the 2015 Special Olympic World Games

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Blog, Hot News, News, Uncategorized

On Saturday, July 25th, the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics team of national-level gymnasts stepped onto the red carpet of the LA Coliseum to lead the 2015 Special Olympics Opening Ceremony as over 7,000 of the world’s most inspiring athletes came from 165 different nations came to celebrate the commencement of the 2015 World Games. Following an introduction by President Barack Obama in front of a crowd of 62,388, the Los Angles School of Gymnastics team of 30 of its best athletes kicked off the event as they tumbled down the red carpet on live television, trailed by world-class stilt walkers. Alongside performers such as Stevie Wonder and Avril Lavigne and appearances by Michelle Obama and Jimmy Kimmel, LASG’s general manager Tanya Berenson told, “The World is coming to Los Angeles, but we are bringing to the world LA’s...

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LA Gymnastics to Lead Opening Ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics on July 25th, 2015!

Posted on Jul 14, 2015 in Blog, Hot News, News, Uncategorized

Los Angeles School of Gymnastics is excited to announce it will be leading the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, this July, 25th at the Los Angeles Coliseum! Home to the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. The same coliseum that LASG’s very own Executive Director was inducted as the first USA Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach leading her team to a historic victory, still holding to this very day, the highest ranked Rhythmic Gymnast in Olympic history. “The world is coming to Los Angeles, but we are bringing to the world LA’s ‘Dream Team’, Mrs. Svirsky and Mrs. Debbie Allen to choreograph another historic performance, truly embracing the talent of the these two mega entertainers that the world will never forget!”, says Tanya Berenson, LA School of Gymnastics’ General Manager. LASG athletes will lead the...

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LA Gymnastics Executive Director Inducted in 2015 Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Blog, Hot News, News, Uncategorized

This week the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics was honored to have another one of its leaders be recognized for her legendary effect on the sport of gymnastics. LASG’s Executive Director Alla Svirksy was inducted in the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame following her spectacular role as a coach and administrator who pioneered the sport of Rhythmic Gymnastics and served as the head coach of the 1984 USA Women’s Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics team. Alla’s phenomenal presence in gymnastics has garnered her three Hall of Fame inductions to date, making her one of several acclaimed leaders of the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics, and serving since its inception in 1975. Alla has supported LASG to Olympics heights through her career as she coached 15 national champions as well as being a seven-time USA Gymnastics “Coach of the Year”,...

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