Here at Destira, we love to celebrate the everyday gymnast! Leslie joined the Destira team recently as a part of our Celebrate YOU-S-A Fundraiser. After a great day of shooting the video, we asked Leslie a few questions about her gymnastics career. See what she has to say! 🎉
Share your gymnastics story! The best of the best in our sport started just like you. They started in preschool classes, or not until they were ten. They started with admiring gymnasts on TV, and wanting to fly too. They started with a first day, a first try. You inspire us, so we’re celebrating you.
The sport of gymnastics brings so many valuable lessons and skills to our athletes beyond the awe-inspiring physical feats of the sport. We are so excited to be partnering with Girls Leadership to extend and deepen our actions toward empowering girls.
Destira's Together We Can 2021 Fundraiser was a huge success! We know many of the businesses that have been able to remain open have had to adapt. That’s why we’ve been developing new Destira programs to meet your new needs, and refining all of our traditional offerings as well, so that we’re prepared to meet our partner gyms and programs with easy, effective, fun solutions, whatever their current circumstances are.
Hey, Mom. We see you. You’re up late, washing loads of lycra, and those stinky, chalk-covered shorts, leggings, leotards and sweatshirts. You know how to care for sore muscles, rips, and grips. You know the quick braid, the competition hairdo, and the the just-get-your-hair-up sweaty ponytail.
Young gymnasts love animal walks and stretches as a playful way to learn gymnastics shapes, gain flexibility, and have fun with their bodies and imaginations.
With over $45,000 raised for Regional Committees and partner gyms, and more than a thousand Together We Can leotards shipping to gymnasts right now, we want to extend a huge thank-you to everyone who participated.
We joyfully debuted a flurry of new styles in the first part of 2021 — female empowerment, big cats, bananas, lightning bolts, and so much more. Which was your favorite?
When you share these self-affirmation cards with your gymnast, you’re sending a clear message that you’re an ally in her journey to strengthen and celebrate her power, and raise up the other girls and women in her life, too.
This International Women's Day, Team Destira celebrates women's achievements, amd commits to raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. We #choosetochallenge. Will you join us?
Team Destira loves meet season because we’re fantastic at designing unique commemorative leos for events nationwide and because our team enjoys traveling to meets and seeing athletes, coaches, owners, and families year after year. What happened to meets in 2021? Check out some of this year's striking custom designs!
Together we can give back to every gymnast in the US. It starts right here with our limited-edition Together We Can leotard, offered for a limited time to celebrate our resilient gymnastics community, and raise funds for USAG Regional Education programs.
Self-love is an important aspect of gymnastics training. Read this Guest Post from Anna Kojac, M.Ed, about why self love is important and how can parents and coaches foster self-love in gymnasts for resiliency and determination for a lifetime.
We'll host your pre-sale of custom gymnastics apparel on our website, selling on your behalf 24/7. We handle all of the ordering, payment processing, and individual fulfillment, so you don't have to.
In this guest post, Gena Abong shares the story of her daughter's introduction to gymnastics at ...
Guest writer and gymnastics coach Mary Reiss Farias shares why she believes not all coaches give ample time and care in instruction around mental aspects of gymnastics training, and offers resources for coaches who want to bring more mental training into their practices.
Confidence never goes out of style. We’re shining a light on some of the best confidence-inspiring gymnastics apparel for a more sophisticated mood. ive her a new leotard that will remind her of her strength, natural beauty, and endurance to see it through.
30% off site-wide! Shop New styles, Gymnast Gift Sets, Activewear, and Masks. Support this women-owned small business and get them gifts that inspire confidence and fun.
We focused on gymnasts and the way they move when we created Destira activewear sports bras and shorts. Designed by former gymnasts to be worn in tandem with our super comfortable leotards, our activewear provides a complementary fit she’ll appreciate during her workouts and beyond.
2020 Holidays may look different this year, but they are not canceled! Check out Destira's gift ideas for your Gymnast, Coaches, Teachers, Family, and Friends -- including our curated Gymnast Gift Sets and Gifts Under $25. 💙🎁
Destira Star Stella shared this with us at the end of July 2020. Stella’s writing is a perfect reminder of why we are here — passion for gymnastics and desire to support and empower youth is at the heart of what we do at Destira. Our work is for the young athletes who love the experience of being a gymnast. Thank you for sharing, Stella!
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.
Guest writer Anna shares her story of a big perspective shift in how she shows up for her 10-year-old gymnast.
When you purchase a leotard or accessory from Destira, you're helping us to do good in our community. Here's a snapshot of how we've been giving and who we have been giving to in 2019 and 2020.
Our Project Manager Janine’s face masks are disappearing faster than single socks in a clothes dryer and she needs your advice. Read our latest blog post for what she’s tried already and share your strategies for family face mask storage, while she looks under the kids’ beds…again!
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.
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!
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.
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.