This is a unique Olympic sport for girls, 3-13 years, that combine dance and tumbling elements into routines choreographed to music. Rhythmic gymnastics enhances musical abilities of harmony and rhythm, improves body coordination and flexibility, builds strength, agility and endurance. Participants use hand apparatuses such as ribbons, ropes, hoops and balls, which are in motion and synchronized with their body movements. Classes are coached by Milena Sladkov and her staff, safety certified instructors and professional members of USA Gymnastics. All classes are held at the Sullivan Community Center.
TINY STARS (3-4 Years)
Classes incorporate creative dance with ribbons, play with hula hoops and balls, basic body movements, floor tumbling, running, rope jumping, balancing and stretching. These activities enhance hand/ eye and body coordination. It gives the little ones a weekly chance to learn about social skills including listening, following directions, respecting others, sharing, taking turns, and play within the rules of active games.
STARS (4-5 Years)
RHYTHMIC GYM I (6-7 Years)
RHYTHMIC GYM II (8-13 Years)
These classes are designed to work on skills while learning to incorporate these skills into routines accompanied to music. When girls have mastered both the skills and routines, they are offered the option of a training program.