Offers children of these ages the opportunity to explore through the use of movement as well as through music. This class also offers creative play as well as learning from imitation. This class is an open format. A parent or responsible adult needs to accompany the child during the class at all times.
MINI GYM Ages 28-38 months accompanied by parent or responsible adult.
Offers children of these ages the opportunity to learn several motor skills through different movements, activities, and music. In addition to gross motor skills, balance and strength skills will be introduced. Each child will gradually gain confidence in working independently while at the same time learning to take turns and following directions. This is a structured class and prepares children for the 3's class. A parent or responsible adult needs to accompany the child during the class at all times.
Children will work on more advanced motor movement. They will also be introduced to tumbling, balance, and strength skills. This is the first class in which they will participate independently. We encourage any child who may have a hard time separating from his/her parent to take Mini Gym until he/she is comfortable participating on his/her own.
FABULOUS 4'S Age 4 years.
Children will continue to work on advanced motor movement as well as some additional tumbling skills. Balance, strength, and concept skills will also be emphasized. Body positions and terms will be used throughout the class. This is the first class in which handstands and cartwheels will be introduced.
Children will work on some motor movement as they begin to learn more tumbling skills. Balance, strength, and timing skills will be highly emphasized. Body positions and terms will be taught throughout the class. Each student will learn to practice independently while the skills are being taught.
BEGINNER Age 7-8 years.
Students of these ages who have no prior experience should enroll in the Beginner class. Tumbling, balance, strength, and timing skills will be taught. Body positions and terms will be taught throughout this class. Students will be encouraged to practice independently while the skills are being taught. Younger students will be allowed into this class ONLY with instructor approval or an evaluation.
Students of these ages who have no prior experience should enroll in the Intermediate class. More advanced tumbling, balance, strength, and timing skills will be emphasized in this class. Younger students will be allowed into this class ONLY with instructor approval or an evaluation.
TUMBLING I Age 7 & Up OR Instructor Approval
This class is the first level of TUMBLING ONLY. (Floor work only-no apparatus)
Body positions will be highly emphasized. Different variations of forward and backward rolls, bridge kickovers, tripods, headstands, handstands, cartwheels, and round-offs will be introduced in this class. Additionally, strength/conditioning skills will be taught to help progress the learning of the tumbling skills. Students should enroll in the Beginner or Intermediate class if he/she wishes to work on all apparatus and floor.
This class progresses from the skills learned in Tumbling I.
Body positions will be highly emphasized. More strength skills will be necessary to work on more advance skills. More control and form will be taught at this level of tumbling in order to work on such skills, but not limited to, handstand-forward rolls, handstand arch over, one handed cartwheels, dive rolls, back extension rolls, backbend, kickovers, front/back walkovers, front/back handsprings.
TUMBLING FOR CHEER Age 7 & Up OR Instructor Approval.
This class will incorporate tumbling as well as jumps, leaps, and technique for cheerleading.
It is not designed for competitive cheerleading, but rather as an introduction for those wanting to learn more specifics for cheerleading. One-half of the class time will be spent on tumbling and the other half will be spent on the cheerleading technique.
Private lessons are available if the instructor you request has time to teach one. Private lessons are for those wanting to work on a specific skill/goal and are not meant to take the place of a class. Private lessons are subject to gym availability. Call or check at the front desk for more information.
Children's Gymnastic Center