|San Diego School of Rhythmic Gymnastics is currently offering the following programs:
Introduction to Rhythmic Gymnastics
Our Introduction to Rhythmic Gymnastics program was designed to introduce children to Rhythmic
Gymnastics and help them to find out what this sport is all about.
"Little Stars" (4 - 5 years old ) - This preschool class curriculum is designed to promote body awareness
and self-esteem through gymnastic exercise and serves as a foundation for basic skills development for all
sports. This Class is focused on development of basic locomotors and pre acrobatics skills, body positions,
flexibility, strength, balance, muscular and cardiovascular endurance, good posture and coordination
We are using colorful balls, hoops, ropes, ribbons, and scarves to develop eye-hand coordination
We are teaching colors, numbers, and letters by incorporating them in class activities
Music is included as an integrated part in each class curriculum.
And Most Important – We Are Having a lot of FUN
These one hour classes are taught by SDR program director and a head coach Sofia Minevich who
has graduated from Kinder Accreditation for Teachers (KAT) program and is currently teaching all
SDR preschool classes.
Beginner Classes - This program is based on USAG Rhythmic levels 1 and 2 program and focused on
learning fundamental body movements and apparatus techniques of rhythmic gymnastics using ball, ribbon,
hoop, and rope. Children are practicing 2 to 4 hours a week, participate in level/skill tests 2 times a year,
and have an opportunity to perform in San Diego Rhythms Winter and Summer Shows.
Competitive Rhythmic Gymnastics
This program is designed for children 6 years old and up, who have progressed through levels 1 and 2
program and are interested in competitive gymnastics. Gymnasts will refine and perfect their skills for
competitions at State, Regional, and National levels. Ballet training is included as an integrated component
of Rhythmic Gymnastics. The gymnasts at this level work on specialized body techniques and advanced
apparatus skills with ball, ribbon, hoop, rope and clubs.
Pre - Team Level 3 and 4 (6-7 years old)
As the young gymnast progresses through the different skills and begins to participate in meets, she will
move to pre - team level. At this level gymnast attends 6-9 hours of team training a week, and at least 1
hour of ballet training a week.
Team Level 5 and up (7 years old and up)
At this level gymnast attends 12 to 20 hours of team training a week, and at least 2 hours of ballet training
Dance Program (6 years old and up)
Combination rhythmic gymnastics/dance classes. In this program children are learning basic and advanced
rhythmic gymnastics body movements and dance techniques. Apparatus skills are not introduced in these
Ballet classes are offered as a part of our program
Flexibility and Conditioning Classes
for figure skaters, dancers, and cheerleaders.
These classes are focused on improving flexibility and strength.
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