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How have we grown? 2015

How have we grown? 2015

Posted by Chris Olsen on September 17, 2015

It’s the second week of September, 2015 and we have just wrapped up our last staff training workshop for the summer. Even though it’s not the end of the year, for us it is. When you work with kids, the end of summer is the end of one year and the beginning of another - the new school year. As gymnastics teachers, we see our students gr...View Article »
Conquering the Cartwheel

Conquering the Cartwheel

Posted by Erin on March 11, 2015

Conquering the Cartwheel To the outside world, gymnastics can seem like a simple sport. They swing on bars, do flips on the floor, and balance on the beam. To those of us more involved in gymnastics, the sport is so much more - an incredible blend of power, agility and grace. We know "swinging on bars" to mean everything from a back hip circle to ...View Article »
Muscle Soreness, and How to Deal With It

Muscle Soreness, and How to Deal With It

Posted by Erin on February 3, 2015

­Feeling Sore? New Year's resolutions have been in full swing for a month now. Many people resolve to hit the gym after a break over the holidays, jumping right back in to rigorous physical activity after some time off. This can lead to some seriously sore muscles 24 to 48 hours after a tough workout. Gymnasts, especially those in team pro...View Article »
Too Much “Break” Can Break Your Gymnastics

Too Much “Break” Can Break Your Gymnastics

Posted by Erin on December 8, 2014

The holidays can be a crazy time for everyone. Schedules get busy, between music recitals, school plays, and religious events. Family comes to town, or you ship out to other cities or states. The weather gets dismal (which in the south bay means it rains for three days). Finances get tighter, with gifts, parties, vacation activities and trips. All ...View Article »
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Posted by Erin on December 1, 2014

Yes, Thursday was Thanksgiving. Yes, all over the south bay, we all stuffed ourselves full of food - and probably got more than our fill of family. Yes, we enjoyed the day off from work, worries, and workouts. And of course, we reflected on what we are thankful for: Mom and Dad. Of course we love our own parents, but what we are truly thankful for...View Article »