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Level 9 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 9 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Wow! You are a Level 9 gymnast! You’ve obtained a 34.0 (or higher) All-Around Score at Level 8 and now, as a Level 9, you’re capable of skills most people only dream of doing! Destira is here with supportive guidance to help you along.

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Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 7… check! Congratulations on moving up to Level 8. Level 8 means you’re flipping your first vault in competition, that you’ve added twisting into your floor passes and are performing saltos on the balance beam. Take a moment to pat yourself on the back! Level 8 is one of the most difficult levels of gymnastics and it’s no small...

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Destira Leotards: Proudly Made in the USA

Destira Leotards: Proudly Made in the USA

When you buy a product and see a sticker attached to it  that says, “Made in the USA,” doesn’t it make you feel a glow of satisfaction? Like you’re contributing to a greater goodness that is helping people in your community or maybe even in  your country? Destira leotards are proudly made in the USA, and it’s the result of...

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Stock Up On Summer Camp Leotards

Stock Up On Summer Camp Leotards

Stock Up On Gymnastics Summer  Camp Leotards A big part of summer with a young gymnast is the exciting challenge of finding the right summer camp for her to attend. Whether your gymnast is going to her first recreational camp at a local gym or an advanced program at a college campus, she’ll need… you guessed it: leotards! The team...

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GymSAFE: Making Gymnastics Safer for All

GymSAFE: Making Gymnastics Safer for All

Have you ever had a nagging ache or pain, or been told to take 6-8 weeks off of your favorite sport for a minor injury? Have you ever had a mental block or had a hard time telling your coach or parents what you were feeling about gymnastics? If any of these apply, check out gymSAFE! Reducing injury rates and...

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How to Choose a Gym She'll Love

How to Choose a Gym She'll Love

Suddenly, your daughter wants to take gymnastics lessons. Of course you want to support her budding interest. But how do you choose the right gym for her needs and personality? Don't worry! Destira is here to make your search enjoyable and successful. Here's a checklist of must-know tips for choosing a great Gymnastics club: Background checks Ask the gym if...

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Trust Your Crazy Ideas: an inspirational leotard collection

Trust Your Crazy Ideas: an inspirational leotard collection

Google “Trust Your Crazy Ideas,” and you’ll see this inspirational quote printed on T-shirts, notebook covers, stickers, framed posters, and more. But what are crazy ideas and why should you trust them? And, more importantly, how do they relate to our obsession: gymnastics? A crazy idea is… An inspiration that was born deep in your heart It’s that wild and...

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Why Choose Gymnastics?

Why Choose Gymnastics?

Why Choose Gymnastics? Choose a sport that gives her life-tools for succeeding in the real world. Most people tune in every four summers to watch the Olympics. And every four years little gymnasts from around the world sit in front of their TV’s, clutching American Girl dolls wearing tiny leotards, watching their favorite gymnasts from across the globe compete in...

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Welcome Back to Scrunchies: a 2018 Fashion Trend

Welcome Back to Scrunchies: a 2018 Fashion Trend

Welcome back, scrunchies! This beloved poof of elastic and fabric from your childhood is rushing back to popularity in 2018 in a big way. They are crowning models on the runway at New York Fashion Week events, modernizing the up-do’s and pony tails of popular celebrities, and being displayed at some of the trendiest hipster retail shops and upscale department...

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Unicorn Gymnastics Leotards

Unicorn Gymnastics Leotards

Trend Alert: our unicorn gymnastics leotards and mermaid designs are pure magic! What do you think of when you hear the word magic? Mythical creatures like mermaids and unicorns? Iridescent colors that capture a rainbow? Shimmering, glittering textures? Enchanting worlds that spark your imagination? Gymnasts that leap into the air and defy gravity? At Destira, we think all of the...

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Colorful, New Summer Leotards: Moroccan!

Colorful, New Summer Leotards: Moroccan!

Our new Moroccan inspired summer leotards will sweep you to an exotic, far-away land with their sizzling, vivid colors and intricate geometric shapes. Moroccan architecture, ceramics, and textiles captured our fancy here at Destira. So, we created striking patterns in hues of sun-drenched orange, vibrant yellow, and cooling aqua to give your routine a surge of excitement! Look for these colorful, new summer leotards...

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Holiday Leotards are Here!

Holiday Leotards are Here!

The Holiday Leotards have arrived! The holidays are here at Destira, and we’re excited to be introducing three all-new Holiday leotard collections. We have something for every gymnast this holiday season. Whether she loves bright bold mystiques, soft lycras, or cozy jewel-toned velvets – we’ve got you covered.   Holiday Collection These Limited Edition tanks are a festive edition to a gymnast's wardrobe. Featuring exclusive Destira prints, fun holiday crystal...

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