Dancer Technique for Gymnastics Skills

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For Jody Nichols, teaching dance and theater arts to students is second nature. But, when asked to use her expertise to help gymnasts, Jody had to take a step back and view dance skills with … Read Post >

Flip Fest!!

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Competition season is over, and your kiddo has shared last hugs with classmates and teachers. Summer is here and if you’ve got gymnastics summer camp on your schedule, I’m willin … Read Post >

From the Experts: The Road to the NCAA

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USA Olympic Athletes and NCAA athletics go hand in hand. Last summer, of the 555 competing USA Olympians, 417 represented incoming, current and former NCAA Athletes. First college athletics, … Read Post >

Gymnastics & Special Education - A perfect match.

| by Karissa Johnson, Founder/owner Spectra Gymnastics

With the educational system ever-changing, adaptive gymnastics programs are ideal to help support social & educational goals for neurodiverse learners. Students ranging from early childho … Read Post >

How to talk to parents for the first time

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Inclusion is becoming a more progressive movement in our culture as the need for accessibility of adaptive programs continues to skyrocket. Parents raising a child with special needs often fa … Read Post >

Life is full of CHOICES

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Life is full of choices. Some folks deliberate decisions, others are impulsive. In recent days, the nation has watched as devastating disasters struck many communities with an impact that w … Read Post >

No Gym Membership Required!

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There are no limits to what some parents will do for their children. When it comes to our kids’ good health and fitness, the choices come easy as we schedule practices, competitions, c … Read Post >

NW Dance and Acro

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When you strive for excellence, how do you know when you have achieved it?     Augga Hawkins spent her own youth pursuing excellence as an accomplished performer in Beijing, China, … Read Post >

Parent Tip: "Thank you, Coach"

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Contributed by Carrie Spender   At the end of every practice, my daughters huddle up with their team and start their clap happy, roaring team cheer. Then, a stampede of athletes head to … Read Post >

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