The Endless Benefits of Gymnastics at TAGS

Gymnastics has so many benefits for children. Not only does it promote self-confidence, it builds physical and mental strength, and improves social and emotional well-being! Physical Benefits Gymnastics has physical benefits such as increased strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, endurance and agility. Gymnastics works muscles in the body from the large muscle groups to the smallestContinue reading “The Endless Benefits of Gymnastics at TAGS”

The TAGS Summer Progressive Meet is Coming Up!

What is the Summer Progressive Meet? During the summer, TAGS staff are working hard with students ages 5 & over to prepare them for the Progressive Meet! All students who are registered for the Summer Session in either Progressive or Trampoline & Tumbling class are eligible to register and compete in the 2019 TAGS SummerContinue reading “The TAGS Summer Progressive Meet is Coming Up!”

Thinking of “Taking a Break” for the Summer? Consider This…

The sport of gymnastics is all about MUSCLE MEMORY. Muscle memory is the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious thought, acquired as a result of frequent repetition of that movement.  Much like riding a bike or learning to play a musical instrument, gymnastics takes practice!  Participating in gymnastics at TAGS consistently throughout theContinue reading “Thinking of “Taking a Break” for the Summer? Consider This…”

TAGS Gymnastics: Making a difference, one cartwheel at a time…

Welcome to the TAGS Gymnastics Blog!  To kick off our first post, we thought we’d share a little bit about the history of TAGS. Thompson Academy of Gymnastics, now “TAGS”, was started in 1977 by Julia Thompson and Greg Aretz.  They started with just 50 students and a handful of coaches eager to make a differenceContinue reading “TAGS Gymnastics: Making a difference, one cartwheel at a time…”