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Top Gymnast Workout Videos to Try at Home (including shopping list!)

Gymnastics

Top Gymnast Workout Videos to Try at Home (including shopping list!)

There are plenty of ways to continue gymnasts at home! If you and your little gymnast are lacking some motivation, or are simply craving a new routine, then trying online videos can be the answer. I’ve compiled some of my favorite at-home gymnasts videos from some of the most popular Youtubers to try at home.

And why not bring the whole family in on the fun on some of the easier videos?

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3 Dance Movies to Keep Your Little Dancer Motivated This Summer

3 Dance Movies to Keep Your Little Dancer Motivated This Summer

Summer is upon us! While this summer will certainly be different from before, there’s one tradition still going strong: movie night!

Below are three fun movies to watch with your little dancer at home, as a reminder that while we can’t be dancing in classrooms and studios right now, we can still have fun.

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We asked Gymnasts What they Would Tell Their Younger Selves

Gymnastics

We asked Gymnasts What they Would Tell Their Younger Selves

For nine-year-old Olive Hood, or “Miss O,” gymnastics is as much as a family tradition as it is a fun extracurricular. When looking at the Hood Family, you might never guess that the gymnastics tradition comes from her Dad, who stands over 6 feet tall and weighs over 220 pounds.

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STOP buying your little girl shoes that don’t fit - A Guide to Finding & Taking Care of Dance Shoes

STOP buying your little girl shoes that don’t fit - A Guide to Finding & Taking Care of Dance Shoes

Do I need to buy her dancing shoes?

If she plans on dancing regularly, especially in ballet or jazz, then yes.
I never realized how much of a difference dance shoes can make until I started using them.

On average, dance shoes are more flexible, durable, and lighter weight with a suede or leather sole.

The structure of a well-designed shoe can help with balance, reduce pain/friction, as well as adapt to different dance floors.

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What Dancers Ought to Know about Listening to Music

What Dancers Ought to Know about Listening to Music

When Stevie Wonder sings about dancing to the rhythm of love, he subtly points out an interesting paradox: love is wild, unpredictable and passionate, but rhythm gives it structure, feeling and technique.  Dancers, especially beginners, shouldn’t overlook one of the most important parts of rhythm in dance: understanding the music.  Musicality, or sensitivity to music, doesn’t necessarily improve dancing techniques, but it helps with creativity, such as in swing dance which requires an attentive response to the music. Certainly, it can be a complicated process, especially for children. Not everyone hears music the same way, and not everyone interprets rhythm...

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