Admiration for Simone Biles is high throughout Xtreme Gymnastics. Her next-level precision and grace compels us to ask how much of her talent is inherent, and how much of it results from hard work and practice. According to Thomas Jessell, the codirector of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University, there’s no clear answer to this question.
Xtreme Gymnastics’ recreational programs are designed with your children in mind. Boys and girls, ranging in age from six to 12, are welcome to attend regardless of their skill levels. Our instructors are safety certified by USA Gymnastics. They lead each of our sessions, and they know how to create the perfect atmosphere in which children can thrive.
Elite gymnasts are agile and strong. They are balanced and graceful. They excel in high-level competition like national championships and the Olympic games. These aren’t the only people who can benefit from the sport, however. Children of all ages can, too! Here are some things any student can gain from joining Xtreme Gymnastics programs:
Disease Prevention: In addition to meeting regular exercise needs, the physical fitness gymnastics provides helps protect against conditions like heart disease, asthma, diabetes, and cancer.
When Xtreme Gymnastics coaches say that no one is too young to enjoy gymnastics, they mean it. As a matter of fact, gymnastics greatly enriches toddlerhood as a stage of development. Think about it – these children are energetic and impressionable. What better time to introduce them to the following:
Enhanced Cognitive Skills: The mind is challenged when it must memorize routines and maintain awareness of where the body is (and will be) in space.