Since the beginning of Destira, our goal has been to empower athletes everywhere. Our new leotard designs are forward-thinking and inclusive, embodying the unstoppable possibilities within each Destira girl.
Gymnastics is a fascinating sport. It is a sport with a history as far back as Ancient Greece that continues to evolve to this day! Check out some of these fun facts below that you can share with your young gymnast.
Warm weather, no school, and longer days can only mean one thing - summer has arrived! It is the perfect time of year for a cooling swim after a long practice working on upgrading your gymnasts’ skills for the upcoming season. The question is - can your gymnast’s Destira leotard be used as a swimsuit?
Stand tall and salute the Red, White, and Blue in our 2023 Patriotic Collection. This collection features new styles that are guaranteed to be your gymnasts' new favorite styles. These leotards are made from both our signature soft buttery material and our sparkling hologram material that can be seen shining from across the gym. Check it out!
Meet Myriah, our Director of Design and Product Development. Growing up, Myriah always dreamed of becoming a designer. See her journey to becoming the Director of Design and Product Development at Destira.
This Mother’s Day, we are giving tribute to YOU - the Sports Mom and all of the challenges and triumphs that come with this superhero role. Beyond getting all of your children to the gym, the ballpark, the dance studio, and the basketball court every afternoon, you are also the mom who has fun providing team snacks and drinks, but also has to go home to wash chalky leos and sweaty jerseys.
Family is a special and important aspect of anyone’s life. Family is people who love you unconditionally and always want to see the best for you. Unfortunately, sometimes family members are taken away from us far too soon; so suddenly it is almost as if you don’t know what happened. Read more about the Opperman Family's story and how they continue to keep their daughter's memory alive each day.
If you ask your gymnast how many leotards she should have, she would probably answer that she needs ALL of them whether she is a preschool gymnast going once a week or a level 7 gymnast with practice almost every day. How do you know if your gymnast has enough leotards? Keep reading to find out.
Did you know that gymnastics has more than just physical benefits for your child? Yes, it helps them learn physical skills, strength, and flexibility, but it also has an impact on their social skills! Here are are few of the social benefits of gymnastics for your child.
As your gymnast progresses from class to class in the gym, the skills she learns to build and grow on one another.Even if your child is attending just one class per week, there are many different exercises that she can do at home to help her strengthen her muscles, improve flexibility, and become more confident in her gymnastics skills. Here are 5 great exercises that gymnasts of all levels can do.
We know there are many gear-heavy sports. If you’re playing softball you will need a bat, softballs, glove, helmet, and more. Tennis requires rackets and tennis balls. But what does a gymnast need to carry? Take a look at some gymnast must-haves for your gymnasts’ gym bag.
Do you love the feeling of seeing an iconic blue Destira package waiting for you when you get home? Do you love how each order is packed with care just for you? How about knowing that when you open your package, there is always a personal touch to show you how important you are to each of us on Team Destira? The Destira Distribution Center (DC) is where all the magic happens, and Darcie Vasquez is our Operations Manager that makes it all run smoothly and efficiently!
This year, we are celebrating 20 years of Destira! Destira would not be the gymnastics apparel destination that it is without the people who make up Team Destira.Meet Krystal Weakley, our Director of Marketing and Consumer Success. Krystal has been with Destira for 12 years! You may have seen her at events, on Instagram Live, or even talked to her through our customer service line.It’s been quite a journey to becomingthe Director of Marketing and Consumer Successhere at Destira.
Just think - you have decided to enroll your child in a gymnastics class and are ready to begin their gymnastics journey but have no idea what to look for in a gym. Choosing the right facility for your new gymnast can seem like a daunting choice, especially since each gym can offer a different experience for your child. With over 4,000 gyms in the US alone - the choices seem endless. Here are a few tips that may help guide you to the gym you are looking for.
Destira Star, Claire Stutzman, is a 7-year-old who dreams of becoming a fashion designer! Claire is currently a level 3 gymnast from Connecticut who loves all things creative. She has already started working hard to achieve her goals by learning to sew, designing on paper, and translating it into real life for herself and her dolls.
We sat down with Destira Star, Khloe Battle, and talked about her dreams for herself and what makes her limitless. Khloe is an 11-year-old gymnast from Texas. She has big dreams to become a veterinarian!
2023 is a big year for Destira. We are celebrating 20 years of making your gymnasts' favorite gymnastics apparel - and we are bringing you along for the journey!
Why limitless? The word quite literally means without end/boundless. At Destira, we consider not only ourselves, but our entire community limitless. Starting with Donna, Destira has been built from the ground up to where we are today. Adding in her daughters, Jodi and Jen, Destira is now a well-known brand worn by gymnasts across the world.
Did you know that gymnasts have more options than just leotards that they can wear to practice? While it is important that gymnasts wear close-fitting apparel for optimal movement during practice, gymnasts can wear more than just a leotard. Check out some other popular gymnastics apparel options below.
Parenthood: the state of being a parent and the responsibilities involved. Esmi Bostick is a parent. A mom. A leader. Esmi is the mom of one of our Destira Stars, Isabella. Isabella is a 7 year old gymnast who has already experienced a lot of change in her life. Her mom, Esmi, has helped lead her and her siblings through this change.
‘Tis the season of traditions! The holidays are full of traditions, each one different and special. Many families created traditions so long ago that they have been passed down for generations. Others have created newer traditions with friends and family alike. We are excited to share some of Team Destira’s favorite holiday traditions below!