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February Photo Contest: Splits!

Young gymnast does the splits.

Contest: Splits Photo Contest Prize: Pacific West Gymnastics sweatshirt, t-shirt and a feature in our monthly newsletter Deadline: February 22, 2024 To Participate: Post a picture of your best split on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #PacWestFebruaryContest. For details, see How to Participate It’s time to show off your flexibility! Splits require hard work,…

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Meet the Coaches: Mia Gonzalez

Meet the Coaches: Mia Gonzalez Mia Gonzalez is one of our most valued coaches, a vital part of our competitive Xcel team. Mia has been a part of the PacWest team her whole life! She began as a talented PacWest gymnast at age 4. By age 6, she was in our JO competitive gymnastics program.…

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January Challenge: Handstand Contest!

Father and Daughter doing gymnastics handstand together

Contest: Handstand Hold Contest Prize: Pacific West Gymnastics sweatshirt, t-shirt and a feature in our monthly newsletter Deadline: January 22, 2024 To Participate: Post a video holding a handstand for as long as you can on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #PacWestJanuaryContest. For details, see How to Participate It’s time to show off what…

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December Photo Challenge: Yoga ABC’s

Girl Creating the Letter C with Yoga

Contest: Yoga Pose of Your Favourite Letter Prize: Pacific West Gymnastics sweatshirt, t-shirt and a feature in our monthly newsletter Deadline: December 22, 2023 To Participate: Post a photo doing a letter yoga pose on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #PacWestDecemberPhotoContest. For details, see How to Participate Get ready for a yoga adventure! In…

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November Photo Challenge: Show Off your Pet!

Girl smiling with her pet dog

Contest: Pet Photo Challenge Prize: Pacific West Gymnastics sweatshirt, t-shirt and a feature in our monthly newsletter Deadline: November 23, 2023 (Thanksgiving!) To Participate: Post a photo with a big smile and your pet on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #PacWestNovemberPhotoContest. For details, see How to Participate Join us in celebrating your beloved pets!…

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5 Fun Flexibility Exercises to do at Home!

Young gymnast stretching

Let’s go over five awesome flexibility exercises that our little gymnasts can do at home. Who said that gymnastics fun is over when class is over? Practice these 5 simple exercises to boost flexibility, helping out your gymnastics abilities! Don’t forget to warm up with some jumping jacks, arm circles, and roll out your wrists…

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Bending Backwards: October Bridge Photo Contest

Girl doing back bridge, field.

Contest: Bridge Photo Challenge Prize: Pacific West Gymnastics sweatshirt, t-shirt and a feature in our monthly newsletter Deadline: October 22, 2023 To Participate: Post a photo doing a Bridge on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #PacWestOctoberPhotoContest. For details, see How to Participate Join us in celebrating an iconic gymnastics skill! Participate in our online…

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Dressing your Gymnasts for Success: 4 Outfits for Girls!

Young gymnast at the gym, stretching.

Gymnastics attire is not just about looking cool, it actually is very important for safety! While our gymnasts are flipping upside down, swinging on the bars, or balancing on the beam, it is important to wear the proper attire to prevent injuries that may occur from loose clothing getting caught on equipment, covering eyes, or…

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