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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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Finishing your competition season strong!

Finishing your competition season strong!

We think that at this time of the season it’s important to check-in with yourself. How are you feeling? The healthier you are in mind, body and spirit, the better your gymnastics will be. Stay Strong, Be Fierce.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

Enjoy 30% Off all your favorite gymnastics leotards, shorts, leggings, grip bags, and doll leotards. Everything on Destira.com is 30% OFF for the biggest gymnastics apparel sale of the year.

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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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