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Team Halloween Costume Favorites

Team Halloween Costume Favorites

Halloween is such a favorite time at Destira that it’s a whole season, not just a single day. From initial brainstorming in Spring and Summer, to launching the Costume Shop in early fall, we really love creating Halloween Leotards and wearing costumes of our own.

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Guest Post: Overcoming the Odds

Guest Post: Overcoming the Odds

Kaelyn is a ten-year-old level 4 gymnast in the JO program at Virginia Elite Gymnastics Academy. She loves gymnastics even though she has some atypical challenges in building strength and skills. We love your positive attitude and determined spirit, Kaeyln!

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Halloween Leotard Costume Ideas

Halloween Leotard Costume Ideas

Do leotards make good costumes? Yes, they do! We’re offering over a dozen Halloween leotards that make no-stress costumes in a jiffy. There’s a super comfortable holiday leo in our shop for every gymnast, whether they want to be spooky or playful for this year’s celebration of disguise.

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Introducing Destira's New Never Stop Dreaming Gymnastics Leotard Collection

Introducing Destira's New Never Stop Dreaming Gymnastics Leotard Collection

The best gymnastics leotards now available in three new, whimsical styles to put a smile on your face. The Never Stop Dreaming collection features sparkling unicorns, friendly robots, tropical-toned dinosaurs,  leaping kitties, and tripe-stacked ice cream cones to make your gymnast smile.

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gymSAFE Healthy Gymnast Symposium Recap

gymSAFE Healthy Gymnast Symposium Recap

Do you know about gymSAFE yet? Read on about all of the incredible speakers at their 4th annual Healthy Gymnast Symposium, and then get to know the organization better by visiting their website and social media. gymSAFE’s mission is to provide gymnastics professionals and athletes with the tools and knowledge to prevent gymnastics-related injuries, increasing safety in the sport of gymnastics.

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Donating Masks to Youth Empowerment Organizations

Donating Masks to Youth Empowerment Organizations

Your face mask purchase makes a difference. For every 3-pack of masks purchased, we donate one mask to an organization working to empower and uplift youth. Our first two donation partners are Project Avary in CA and Cool Girls in GA. Who should we donate to next?

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Unleash Your Creativity and Design Your Own Face Mask

Unleash Your Creativity and Design Your Own Face Mask

Make your face mask as unique as you are with fabric dye, markers, or even a few sparkles. Unleash your inner artist and support Destira's awesome non-profit donation partners with every purchase.

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Guest Post: Back to Gym after 83 Days Away

Guest Post: Back to Gym after 83 Days Away

Guest post by Kyleigh Giraldo, a ten-year-old competitive gymnast living in Virginia. Kyleigh shares about her experience participating in weekly video workouts with her teammates and coaches, and working through a mental block when in-person practice resumed. Thank you, Kyleigh!

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Caring for Your Reusable Cloth Face Mask

Caring for Your Reusable Cloth Face Mask

When and how should you take your face mask off? How should reusable cloth face masks be washed? How many face masks should you own? Following advice from Johns Hopkins Medicine, here are our recommendations about the wear and care of your reusable face masks.

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At-Home Challenges for Gymnasts

At-Home Challenges for Gymnasts

Whether or not you’re back to the gym this summer, there are plenty of hours in a day to keep building strength and stamina while having fun. Try these activities with a sibling, parent, or friend. Create a leader board and track your progress over time for some friendly competition!

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Why We Wear Face Masks for Coronavirus

Why We Wear Face Masks for Coronavirus

A properly-fitted cotton mask will, when worn correctly, contain most of those potentially-infectious droplets, so that we can say it, but not spray it. Here's some science about that, and what makes Destira face masks so great.

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We Want YOU to Write for Destira!

We Want YOU to Write for Destira!

We're adding new voices to our blog! Do you want to be a featured contributor? Destira is especially interested in submissions including underrepresented perspectives in gymnastics. Read on to learn more and get in touch.

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