KALEV ESTIENNE RHYTH­MIC GYM­NAS­TICS CEN­TRES | Ex­tracur­ric­u­lar

Thornhill Post - - 2017 PRIVATE EDUCATION GUIDE -

Rhyth­mic gym­nas­tics is a beau­ti­ful Olympic sport com­bin­ing el­e­ments of bal­let, gym­nas­tics, ac­ro­bat­ics, bal­ance, flex­i­bil­ity, and ap­pa­ra­tus. With in­di­vid­u­als and groups com­pet­ing and per­form­ing uti­liz­ing grace, skill, strength, agility, and flu­id­ity, Rhyth­mic Gym­nas­tics is the epit­ome of po­etry in mo­tion. There are four main ap­pa­ra­tus that are used: the ball, hoop, rib­bon and clubs. Gym­nasts can com­pete or per­form with­out their choice of el­e­ments. The chore­og­ra­phy in­cludes: leaps, bal­ances, rolls, piv­ots, flex­i­bil­ity, poses, and dance move­ments, all per­formed in fluid, con­tin­ual mo­tion. Each move­ment in­volves a high de­gree of ath­letic skill so rhyth­mic gym­nasts en­joy a high level of phys­i­cal fit­ness. Gym­nasts may com­pete in­di­vid­u­ally at the Pro­vin­cial, Na­tional, World and Olympic lev­els as well as AGG group com­pe­ti­tions. This sport en­cour­ages healthy recre­ational de­vel­op­ment with long-term op­por­tu­ni­ties to tour the world. Be­gin­ners are welcome. We train lev­els from recre­ational up to and in­clud­ing Olympians. YEAR FOUNDED - 65 years ago AGE RANGE - 5 years to adult EN­ROL­MENT - Septem­ber AV­ER­AGE CLASS SIZE - Varies STU­DENT/STAFF RA­TIO - Varies TU­ITION COST - Email for de­tails or con­sult web­site

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