Three reasons gymnastics helps boys play in other sports

Hockey, soccer and football seasons are now underway… but have you thought about gymnastics season? Your son may live and breathe hockey – on the ice a few days a week, watching the games on TV whenever possible, and playing street hockey, or basement/living room hockey. And that love of a sport is great thing! … Continue reading Three reasons gymnastics helps boys play in other sports

When kids learn gratitude, they grow up happier

Science says children will grow up happier if you teach them a habit you probably do without realizing it.  Teaching kids the importance of saying "thank you" can help them grow up happier.  Gratitude can lead to lower rates of depression,   better impulse control, and less stress.  To raise grateful kids, model the behavior, talk … Continue reading When kids learn gratitude, they grow up happier

10 Reasons to Sign up for Ninja Class!

By Triny Lindsay Ninja classes have been sweeping the nation and are now offered at many gymnastics gyms. And there’s a good reason! Ninja classes have many benefits for your child. I’m going to give you 10 reasons to sign your child up for Ninja classes today. But first, do you know why Ninja classes … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Sign up for Ninja Class!

Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Parkour, also known as free running, is a French military-designed training which utilizes obstacle courses. The obstacles require extreme focus and a can-do attitude, and heavily utilize physical abilities such as running, jumping, swinging, rolling and even climbing. It’s a fun and exciting way to exercise, and anyone can enjoy it. Here are the Top … Continue reading Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Can gymnastics help with math class and driving safely?

How does participating in gymnastics lead to success in math class and driving safely? The common bond is spatial awareness. Spatial awareness is the “awareness of the body in space and the child’s relationship to the objects in the space.” This includes understanding terms like over, under or requests like “line up at the door” … Continue reading Can gymnastics help with math class and driving safely?

Competitive Gymnastics – Tips for Tryouts and Success

CAGE Gymnastics offers students a recreational program and a team program.  With tryouts fast approaching, here are some things to consider: The most important quality we look for when placing a gymnast into the team program is passion.  The desire to be in the gym multiple days per week and eagerness to learn new skills … Continue reading Competitive Gymnastics – Tips for Tryouts and Success