Girls Gymnastics Programs for ages 5 1/2-12 years old
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(5 1/2-7 years)
Our girls Shooting Starz class is for the beginner/intermediate gymnast. These classes are 1 hour in length and cover gymnastics skills on all apparatus. In this class, our Shooting Starz will be working on learning body control, inverted awareness and all the beginning fundamentals of gymnastics to strengthen their basic skills like handstands & cartwheels. This is an age based beginner/intermediate level. When a gymnast turns 7 years old they will advance to the Girls Rec 1/2 program. If the student has advanced their skills past the Girls 1/2 level, they may be recommended for a Girls Rec 2 class based on their current skill set. A teacher will always notify a parent when a child is ready to move to the next class.
5 1/2-7 YEARS
This is our highest advanced level for girls 7 years old and up. These classes are 2 hours in length and will cover gymnastics skills on all apparatus. You must have prior approval by a Lead teacher to enroll. Please contact our office at 616-202-7953 for an evaluation.
Pre-requisite for this class: Completion of Level 2 Star Achievement Program or prior approval of Lead Staff.
Skill pre-requisites: Pullover, back-hip circle, round-off, back bend kick-over, back handspring with light spot.
Girls Rec 1/2
Ages 7-12 years
Our girls Rec Level 1/2 class is for the beginner/intermediate gymnast. These classes are 1 hour in length and cover gymnastics skills on all apparatus. Whether your gymnast is just starting out or working on strengthening core skills this class will do the trick! Working on basics such as handstands, cartwheels and rolls will be a weekly class activity, but our trained staff will work hard to challenge each gymnast where they are at to continue to build on their gymnastics skills, body awareness and strength. Girls will remain in this level until they have completed our Level 1/2 Girls Star Achievement Skill Sheet. A teacher will always notify a parent when a child is ready to move to the next class.
This class is for the student that wants to focus on just floor! In this entry level class, tumblers will learn & improve basic tumbling skills and body awareness. This is a great class for cheerleaders or dancers looking to improve their skills in their sport!
Girls Rec 2
This is our first advanced level for girls 7 years old and up. These classes are 1.5 hours in length and will cover gymnastics skills on all apparatus. The primary focus in our Rec 2 class is taking our strong basics learned in Girls 1/2 and starting to develop more advanced gymnastics in a safe and FUN atmosphere!
Pre-requisite for Girls Rec 2 class: Completion of Girls Rec 1/2 Star Achievement Program or an evaluation by a lead staff. Skill pre-requisites: pullover, cartwheel, bridge kick over and handstand. New to Rising Starz? Please contact us at 616-202-7953 for an evaluation.
Pre-requisite: Must have a Bridge Kickover, Round-off and strong Handstand.
Pre-requisite: Must have a Back Walkover, BHS w/light spot and instructor approval.
Both of these classes are floor focused! Great for the dancer, cheerleader or recreational gymnast looking to improve their tumbling skills! Focus in these classes will be on skills with flight: Back Handsprings, Front Handsprings, Aerials, Back tucks and running tumbling. All skills are taught in progression and when the student is ready both physically and mentally.