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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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Ideas for Time Capsules and Journals

Ideas for Time Capsules and Journals

You’re living through history right now, and whether you want to document your experience for posterity or add another tool to your kit to think things through, creating a time capsule or a journal can do both! Download our time capsule printables and find lots of tips on creating all kinds of journals.
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Adapting Through These Unique Times

Adapting Through These Unique Times

Since we have the pleasure to work with clients and customers nationwide, we wanted to be sure to provide needed products and services to our all customers, in whichever phase of staying home or reopening they are in.
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We are here. We are working to do better. We are listening and learning.

There are no words we can write to make this better, but we are dedicated to being stronger advocates for change.  We know we can only grow from the discomfort of hard conversations, learning, and understanding.
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Destira is a Proud Beam Queen Boot Camp Partner

Destira is a Proud Beam Queen Boot Camp Partner

Have you seen the 2020 BQBC leo yet?! With our shared missions of empowerment and love for the sport of gymnastics, Beam Queen Boot Camp and Destira make strong partners in designing and producing bold and modern BQBC custom leotards for four years and counting!
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United 2020 Fundraising Leotard

United 2020 Fundraising Leotard

The major events of 2020 haven’t gone as we expected, but we’re still here to stand strong with our gym partners, athletes, and the national gymnastics community. Clubs across the country are showing their community spirit by customizing our iconic Defy Gravity leotard.
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Introducing Our Sun Rising Collection with a BOGO 50% Sale!

Introducing Our Sun Rising Collection with a BOGO 50% Sale!

Our Sun Rising collection is about optimism, calm, and strength. These perfect-fitting gymnastics leotards celebrate new beginnings and your confidence in facing them.
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Mother's Day, 2020

Mother's Day, 2020

We’re all really earning that Mother of The Year Award this year, aren’t we? Fellow Mothers, we see you, we appreciate you, we salute you. For adapting to whatever your “new normal” looks like today. We're so grateful to be on your team.
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Creative Coloring Calisthenics

Creative Coloring Calisthenics

Download and print these free coloring pages and leotard design templates and enjoy an easy crafternoon with Destira!
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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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Visualization for Gymnasts

Visualization for Gymnasts

Effective visualization can help gymnasts learn, gain confidence, and even improve your coordination. We'll walk you through it. Plus, an invitation to join Valorie Kondos Field and Jill Hicks at their Success Summit for Gymnasts and Parents. Register here!
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Stay Connected, Share Your Wins

Stay Connected, Share Your Wins

Our 500th custom leotard design, new Digital Pro Shop Program, and some beautiful bread. We're celebrating our wins online—how do you stay connected and share your good news?
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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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How To Design Your Dream Leotard

How To Design Your Dream Leotard

Our design process starts with inspiration and ends with a leotard that looks awesome and feels great to wear. Learn about our process, give it a try with our templates, and show us your dream leos!
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Choosing the Right Leotard for Your Gymnast

Choosing the Right Leotard for Your Gymnast

Whether your gymnast wants all the sparkle, super cute animal patterns, or a sporty workout tank, you’ll find a wealth of fun, inspiring leotards in our shop. Before you buy, here are some tips to make sure she’s wearing a leotard that is sized and fits correctly!
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Braylee Osterhaus Destira

Share the Love, with Braylee

Sharing the Love is about collaboration and and engagement with our community, and our Account Manager Braylee Osterhaus lives this value every day working closely with our gym clients.
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Our Favorite Self-Care Activities

Our Favorite Self-Care Activities

Today we’re sharing our most-loved self-care practices to encourage you to take the time to do the things that make you feel like 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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Gymnastics is Fun and so is Destira

Gymnastics is Fun and so is Destira

While we’re doing our serious businessperson work, we like to keep the mood light. Surrounded by smiling sloths, space cats, glittery rhinestones, and delightful customers and coworkers, it’s usually easy to keep fun at the forefront — and we know that our work is better for it.
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5 Ways to Practice Gymnastics at Home

5 Ways to Practice Gymnastics at Home

Whatever your level, you don’t have to stop gymnastics training if you’re away from the gym. You can stay active and continue to build your skills without specialized equipment. Begin with a warm-up and full-body stretch in appropriate gear (may we suggest a Destira leotard?) and let’s get started!
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Shaken to Our Core Values

Shaken to Our Core Values

Like so many of you, we at Destira have been reflecting on our core values to help us remain grounded as we navigate some big changes in business and in our daily routines. This week we focus on Family First and the origins of the company. What does Family First mean to you?
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Destira Salutes Champions Everywhere!

Destira Salutes Champions Everywhere!

Introducing our Dream Big 2020 Collection. It’s an exciting tribute to Champions everywhere. Bring the thrill to your next workout!
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Gift Guides: Sparkle, Classic, Trendy, or Sporty

Gift Guides: Sparkle, Classic, Trendy, or Sporty

You know your gymnast and we know leotards! We've put together gymnastics outfits as complete gif...
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November Customer Spotlight: Laura Battle

November Customer Spotlight: Laura Battle

We'll be showcasing our top customers on our blog with the most orders and product reviews to show our appreciation. This month's all star is Laura Battle and her daughter Khloe.

Here's is their story and what Laura shared with us...

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Gift Guides: For the Llama Lover

Gift Guides: For the Llama Lover

Next to gymnastics, your gymnasts other love is for llamas! We've got her and her furry friend covered. Leotards and llamas go hand in hand! We even have llama themed gym accessories to show you. Llamas, llamas everywhere!

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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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Gift Guide: For the Classic Girl

Gift Guide: For the Classic Girl

Your girl is classy and elegant. She doesn't like any of the flashy or blinged out gymnastics outfits. She keeps it clean and lets her skills speak for them self!

The primary focus of a gymnastics outfit is to keep your gymnast comfortable. Here are our suggestions for a distraction less but classic look! 

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October Customer Spotlight: Araceli Teran

October Customer Spotlight: Araceli Teran

Introducing Customer Spotlights! As a family owned, small business, Destira values each and every customer. Our community, especially our customers, are the true face of our brand. We want to highlight our amazing community and those that stand behind our brand and products...
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Gift Guides: For the Girl Who Loves Sparkle

Gift Guides: For the Girl Who Loves Sparkle

Do you cherish the way your gymnast sparkles? So do we! Here are some Destira favorites for the girl who shines in every room! Keep dreaming in glitter while wearing it too....
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Destira Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Destira Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Many of you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honor of all those who have been affected by this disease, Destira will donate 50% of the profits from the sale our Wings of Hope leotard to the Young Survival Coalition.
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No Tricks Just Treats: Healthy Halloween Snacks and Food Themed Costumes!

No Tricks Just Treats: Healthy Halloween Snacks and Food Themed Costumes!

Eat your favorite delicious treats and be them too! Destira's cooked up some food themed costume leotards this season! Pair a leo with a healthy treat and be the cutest treat in practice...

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Team USA at World Championships!

Team USA at World Championships!

Rock one our USA themed leotards to support your favorite gymnast! The 2020 Olympics are quickly approaching, we'll have you ready to be Team USA's number one fan! Shop our Patriotic USA collection for everything red, white, and blue...
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Back to School: Fall Gymnastics Outfits

Back to School: Fall Gymnastics Outfits

Temperatures are going down, excitement is bubbling, and your gymnast is ready to dive back into studying and the gym. This school year Destira encourages you to be a wanderer and discover new things, be a wild dreamer and follow your heart, be bright and bold and let your passion shine...

 

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Visualizing:  A tool for every athlete

Visualizing: A tool for every athlete

Visualizing is arguably one of the most useful tools for gymnasts and for athletes in every sport...
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gymSAFE Symposium coming soon!

gymSAFE Symposium coming soon!

It’s that time of year again! gymSAFE’s annual Healthy Gymnast Symposium takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22nd in Belmont, CA. And 2008 Olympian, Samantha Peszek will headlining the college panel!

This year’s theme is Recovery: Work Hard, Rest Harder.

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