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Guest Post: Never Quit on a Bad Day

Guest Post: Never Quit on a Bad Day

Off-days — when you can't believe you ever loved this sport that is so mentally and physically challenging, and think you might be better suited to badminton instead — are part of gymnastics. Quit, if that's right for you, but not when you're down.
Today Guest Contributor Laura Battle shares her story about encouraging her gymnast to persevere after a bad day at practice.
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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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Fresh Air Workout for Gymnasts

Fresh Air Workout for Gymnasts

Take your strength-building, cardio-pumping, balance-refining awesome-gymnast moves out of doors with yoga in the grass, hill sprints, and jump ropes! 
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Celebrate Being a Gymnast, Celebrate Being YOU

Celebrate Being a Gymnast, Celebrate Being YOU

Destira's core value BE YOU invites us to bring our whole selves to work every day, and to celebrate all of the great and unique things about all of our team members and customers. Celebrate being a gymnast, and all of the other wonderful things about YOU!

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Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

Is this a time to let roller skates in the house? We’ll let you make that call for yourself, but here are our suggestions to help spark your creativity for offering a variety of activities to raise your gymnast’s heart rate. Dance party, anyone?
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Don't Miss Our Back to School Collections

Don't Miss Our Back to School Collections

The back to school season is approaching. Don't stress! A rainbow of colors, the glint of crystals, and the sheen of oh-so-soft fabric will ease you back into your regular gym mode. Graphics – cool, cute, fun, or motivational – our designs are made to inspire. Check out our latest collections and keep your mood elevated.
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Beach Conditioning for Gymnasts

Beach Conditioning for Gymnasts

It’s that time of year again! Competition season is over, school is out for the summer (or about to be) and the beach is calling your name! Here are 10 conditioning ideas you can take with you as you enjoy the sand and surf.
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Find Your Courage: Destira's Hear Me Roar Collection

Find Your Courage: Destira's Hear Me Roar Collection

Our latest collection, Hear Me Roar, has arrived to celebrate YOUR unique courage. Feline inspired prints and graphics represent the power, determination, and grace in the roaring heart of every gymnast. Our tiger stripes and leopard spots will ensure that you feel fashion forward and inspired.
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A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

NCAA National Championships are upon us once more. Julia Ross, a former alumnus of the Denver Gymnastics Team, currently ranked No. 5, answered some questions for us about this weekend’s championships and shared her own experience as a competitive gymnast at the college level.
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Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Have you ever wondered about elite gymnastics? What it takes to become an elite gymnast, or what being an “elite” means exactly?! Elite gymnastics draws most people into the gymnastics world. Let's take a closer look.
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Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Salto Gymnastics Center

Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Salto Gymnastics Center

In the spirit of sharing the love, we want to shine a light on some of the many dynamic gyms we partner with, and we’re so pleased to feature Salto Gymnastics Center, Inc. in our first Gym Spotlight!
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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 ex...
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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 budd...
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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, no...
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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 worl...
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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 intr...
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8 Items to Pack in Her Gym Bag

As any parent knows, it’s essential for little ones to have everything they need within reach wh...
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Ten New Year Resolution Ideas for Gymnasts!

Ten New Year Resolution Ideas for Gymnasts!

2016 is here, and your Destira team hopes you were able to spend time with family and friends, ...
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Trendy leotards like you've never seen before!

Trendy leotards like you've never seen before!

What to Get the Gymnast Who Has Everything? TRENDY LEOTARDS! Have a special gymnast on your holi...
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U.S. Women at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships!

U.S. Women at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships!

If you followed the recent competitions of the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships, you know one ...
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Halloween Costumes Made Cute and Easy – Destira Style!

Halloween Costumes Made Cute and Easy – Destira Style!

Halloween is near, and it’s time to embark on the process of putting together the perfect costume...
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Five tips to become a Winning Gym Parent

Five tips to become a Winning Gym Parent

Helping your children become successful gymnasts is so much more than driving them to and from th...
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10 Reasons being a Gymnast Rocks!

10 Reasons being a Gymnast Rocks!

Let’s face it… gymnastics is the coolest sport on the face of the earth! Sure, we may be biased, ...
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Five ways to practice Gymnastics at home!

Five ways to practice Gymnastics at home!

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out in gymnastics or already on the competitive team, ...
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Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

If your gymnast won’t be attending summer sessions or taking part in a camp, you may be wondering...
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Gymnastics Summer Camp: What to Pack

Gymnastics Summer Camp: What to Pack

Summer is finally here and that means Summer Camp! A gymnastics summer camp is a great way to kee...
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Choosing the Right Leotard for your Gymnast!

Choosing the Right Leotard for your Gymnast!

One of the best parts about shopping with Destira is the abundance of options you have when order...
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Spring Clearance Leotards Sale!

Spring Clearance Leotards Sale!

Don't miss out on the leotard deal of the season! Right now over 70 leotards are on clearance on ...
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Spring Shine! 25% Off Everything!

Spring Shine! 25% Off Everything!

Spring has arrived and Destira is celebrating with 25% off everything! Shop this season's newest ...
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Routine Ready: How to Motivate Your Gymnast on Competition Day

The morning of competition day in the house of a gymnast can be hectic. There’s the rush to get a...
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Happy New Year from Destira!

During this holiday season, and the start of the New Year, we wish you and your family the very b...
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