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Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Champions 1826

Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Champions 1826

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Written by Janine Winters
Our spotlight is shining on one of our partners: Champions 1826. Read on to learn about this young, dynamic gym and its program. Destira has the pleasure of working with the Champions 1826 team members to fulfill their custom leotard needs and to stock their pro shop.
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Let's Share a "Happy Mother's Day" Everyday!

Let's Share a "Happy Mother's Day" Everyday!

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Written by Jen Atkinson
I’m so happy to be sharing this Mother’s Day with you! It’s Mother’s Day 2019 and a well-deserved, little red carpet rolls out just for you today. But what about the other 364 days out of the year? Motherhood is beautiful, hard and nuanced – fulfilling, draining and rewarding EVERY day. Let’s talk about how we step into the beginning of each new day of motherhood.
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Find Your Courage: Destira's Hear Me Roar Collection

Find Your Courage: Destira's Hear Me Roar Collection

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
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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Choosing a Summer Camp for Your Gymnast

Choosing a Summer Camp for Your Gymnast

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Thinking of attending gymnastics camp this summer? No idea where to start?! Look no further, we’re sharing information on some of the most popular camps for gymnasts. No matter what your skill level, age or preferences, there's a perfect camp for you!
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NCAA National Championships: Team Finals

NCAA National Championships: Team Finals

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Written by Ashley Hansen

Congratulations to ALL of the athletes and teams who competed this season. Your determination, beautiful gymnastics, and amazing sportsmanship did not go unnoticed. We’re looking forwards to the next NCAA gymnastics season and watching you all inspire the future generations to keep working hard and follow their dreams!

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A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

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Written by Ashley Hansen
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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Spring Events Season 2019: all done and so much fun!

Spring Events Season 2019: all done and so much fun!

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu

Our team packed their suitcases and traveled to 7 states to attend 11 events in 93 days. It’s our favorite time of the year: the spring events season!

 

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Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

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Written by Ashley Hansen
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

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Written by Janine Winters
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!

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Written by Ashley Hansen
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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How to Perfect your Handstand!

How to Perfect your Handstand!

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Handstands are arguably the most used symbol to represent gymnastics. That’s because handstands are performed on every event, in every level, throughout your gymnastics career. So let's perfect them!
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Overcoming Mental Blocks: Tips & Tricks

Overcoming Mental Blocks: Tips & Tricks

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Gymnastics allows you to go airborne, to fly! But it’s hard, especially as the levels go up and the difficulty increases. Being afraid is OK! Mental blocks are OK! Feeling stuck is OK! Overcoming a mental block will make you stronger both mentally and physically. We’ve comprised a list of tricks to help you when you’re feeling “stuck” in a mental block.
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Xcel Gymnastics

Xcel Gymnastics

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Written by Ashley Hansen
What is the Xcel Program? We sat down with Jessica Friedman, the Head Coach of the Women’s Xcel Program at Accel Gymnastics, to get her insight into the many benefits of the of this unique and effective program.
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Girl on Fire leotard is back & better than ever!

Girl on Fire leotard is back & better than ever!

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
One of your favorites has made a return by popular demand. You wanted more and Destira listened. Our updated design of the “Girl is On Fire” leotard is better than ever. The message of empowerment is still the same, but the look is even fiercer.
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UCLA’s Katelyn Ohashi’s viral floor routine: JOY!

UCLA’s Katelyn Ohashi’s viral floor routine: JOY!

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Katelyn Ohashi's amazing viral video reminds us that there is joy in doing what we love.
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See you at these spring 2019 events!

See you at these spring 2019 events!

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
There’s so much excitement in the air here at Destira! Spring brings some of gymnastics' biggest events. Find us at the next event and stop by to say, “Hello.” We love our gymnastics community and we love this season!
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New Level 6&7 Vault Requirements

New Level 6&7 Vault Requirements

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Written by Ashley Hansen
New Level 6 & 7 Vault Requirements
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Happy New Year from Team Destira!

Happy New Year from Team Destira!

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
We are so excited that you are here, helping us kick off 2019. Welcome! We hope that our message of gratitude, joy, and passion give your day a positive lift.
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Rips…. part of the package!

Rips…. part of the package!

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Tips and tricks on treating and taking care of your rips!
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
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

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Written by Ashley Hansen
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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Choosing YOUR Perfect Pair of Grips

Choosing YOUR Perfect Pair of Grips

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Each gym has different rules for allowing gymnasts to get their first pair of grips. Sometimes it’s by level, sometimes by skill requirement. Any way you swing it, getting your first pair of grips is exciting!
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Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Level 7… check! Congratulations on moving up to Level 8. Level 8 means you’re flipping your first...
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Level 7 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 7 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Learn about the requirements for Level 7 Gymnastics here! As with all levels, a gymnast must be proficient in her previous level in order to be able to compete at the higher. Proficiency is at the advice of her coach, and in obtaining the required mobility score from the previous level.
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GRL PWR: Destira donates 25% to AAF

GRL PWR: Destira donates 25% to AAF

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE We’re a women owned company founded by gymnasts. The sport and ...
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It's Halloween: Who Do You Want to Be?

It's Halloween: Who Do You Want to Be?

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Written by Aaron Welch
Halloween is like no other time of the year. Besides the candy, the decorations, the spooky-fun vibe, and the candy, it’s the ultimate time for self-expression and self-discovery. Destira's Halloween themed leotards are the perfect foundation for your Halloween costume! Who do you want to be?
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Level 6 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 6 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

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Written by Ashley Hansen
You did it! You you accomplished a 32.00 AA in Level 5. That’s no small feat, so please take a mo...
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Trend Alert: Tropical Prep

Trend Alert: Tropical Prep

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
Even though fall is approaching and everyone is settling into the back to school routine, you can...
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Pro Shop BOO-tique: Costume Headquarters

Pro Shop BOO-tique: Costume Headquarters

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Written by Aaron Welch
  Soon you’ll be busy hanging up paper bats and cobwebs at home. Your resident party planner will...
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Destira at Congress 2018

Destira at Congress 2018

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Written by Aaron Welch
Every year USAG hosts a National and several Regional Congresses for coaches, judges, gym-owners,...
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Back to School VIBE

Back to School VIBE

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
Have you noticed that brisk fall air? You know what that means, it’s back to school season! We c...
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Take Your Workout Outside: Outdoor Exercise Tips

Take Your Workout Outside: Outdoor Exercise Tips

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
Sunny days, bright skies, lots of laughter: we love easy-breezy summertime! But don’t be bummed ...
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Destira & S&S Gym Camps: College Showcase Leotard Designs

Destira & S&S Gym Camps: College Showcase Leotard Designs

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
  Yes, those are Destira designed leotards on those are amazing gymnasts! We’re proud to announce...
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GRL PWR- Educate and Celebrate with Your Gym!

GRL PWR- Educate and Celebrate with Your Gym!

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Written by Aaron Welch
  GRL PWR- Educate and Celebrate with Your Gym! Girl Power, two words that can change the world! ...
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Compulsory Gymnastics: Competing for the first time!

Compulsory Gymnastics: Competing for the first time!

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Written by Ashley Hansen
Compulsory Gymnastics: An understanding of the Junior Olympic Compulsory Program!  Has your athl...
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Destira Leotards: Proudly Made in the USA

Destira Leotards: Proudly Made in the USA

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Written by Nancy Narimatsu
When you buy a product and see a sticker attached to it  that says, “Made in the USA,” doesn’t i...
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