This introductory class requires the participation of a parent or caretaker. In addition to assisting children in the exploration of different types of movement and the basics of gymnastics, this class will increase their confidence, encourage socialization and foster the parent-child relationship through the basics of gymnastics. Children navigate obstacle courses, jump on trampolines, engage in playful activities and participate in action oriented songs.
As parents and teachers, we know that there's no better age to form positive learning attitudes than the preschool years. Our Tumble Bees Gymnastics program is a wonderful way to achieve this. MGA will help to develop your child's self-confidence and enhance their physical capabilities based on each age groups developmental growth. These amazing lessons provide a positive experience through physical fitness. It's also a fun and exciting way to help children build self-esteem and self-control. We incorporate a blend of gymnastics (floor, bars, beam, tumble track and trampoline) and the use of small motor equipment, such as hula hoops, jump ropes and balls.
GIRLS SCHOOL AGE Beginner- Advanced Kindergarten through 2nd Grade 3rd through 5th Grade Middle School
These classes are grouped by age and ability. Each class is carefully constructed to motivate your child in a fun and progressive environment with the primary emphasis on safety and proper training methods. Our instructors use drills, demonstrations and guided practice on each piece of equipment to help students learn new moves. Gymnastics is a confidence-building sport that improves strength, flexibility, agility and coordination. Being able to comprehend and master new skills contributes to the self-esteem and endurance building that our programs are known for! It is also the best activity for developing skills for all other sports.
VARSITY CLUB INTERMEDIATE* Girls 3rd Grade & up *Prerequisite: Must be able to do a round off ALONE on floor.
VARSITY CLUB ADVANCED* Girls 3rd Grade & up *Prerequisite: Must be able to do a round-off back handspring ALONE on floor.
Varsity Club is a 2-hour class that meets once or twice a week (you choose at the time of registration) and is meant for students that are more serious about the sport and would really like the extra time in the gym. Although this is a non-competitive club, it's also great for girls that are planning on competing with their school gymnastics team.
STARS is an invitation only class and is designed to prepare promising young gymnasts for the next step in their gymnastics career. It is a year round commitment and will promote strength and flexibility along with skills and technique. STARS meets 2 times per week for 2 hours per practice.
Junior team is designed to prepare promising young gymnasts with all the skills and requirements to be part of our USAG or USAIGC competition teams. This is a year round commitment. Junior team meets 3 times per week for 2 to 2.75 hours per practice, depending on skill level.
This team is a year round commitment. Girls will train for and compete in the USA Junior Olympic Program. The USAG Team meets either 3 or 4 times per week for 3 hours per practice, depending on the level of the gymnast. After learning the required routines, on all 4 events, gymnasts will compete at sectional and state competitions. This program is our most intense competitive training program.
This team is a year round commitment. Athletes will prepare to compete in the USAIGC Competitive Program. The USAIGC Team meets 3 days per week, 3 hours per practice. This program is tailored to each gymnasts' individual strengths.
TUMBLING Kindergarten through 2nd Grade 3rd through 5th Grade Middle & High School
If you are trying out for a team or just want to improve your tumbling skills, this is the class for you! This one-hour class caters to cheerleaders and is designed to teach all levels of tumbling. Instructors use various pieces of equipment, including floor, tumble track, trampoline and overhead spotting rigs, to help students learn new skills. We offer a safe, progressive program which promotes strength, flexibility, coordination, agility and self-confidence. Students progress and advance at their own individual pace.
Boys & Girls Preschool Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
BALLET Ballet is the foundation of all styles of dance. It incorporates poise and grace and builds upon fundamentals through barre exercises, center work and progressions across the floor.
JAZZ Jazz is a style of dance in which technique is taught with modern, upbeat music. Classes consist of stretch and isolation work, progressions across the floor and a fun combination at the end of class that incorporates movements learned throughout that class.
HIP-HOP A fun, upbeat class centered upon dynamics such as isolations and free style movement. Hip-hop has become popular through television shows and music videos.
TAP Tap is a style of dance that uses the feet to create sound. Students will learn terminology, as well as musicality, beat and rhythm through barre exercises and center work.
COMPANY Boys & Girls: Audition/ Evaluation required Ages 5-7 (Minis) Ages 8-10 (Petites) Ages 11 & up (Juniors)
This is a year round commitment and is for dancers who are looking to take their dance education to the next level. These groups meet 2 times a week for 1 hour each practice.
Join us in this 1 hour class of obstacle training where children will be learning how to quickly and safely "trick" their way through courses. Throughout the class we will use each event to swing, crawl, climb, roll, flip and jump teaching the kids new skills while building strength and self-confidence.