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 smallest […]

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 the […]

Spotlight On: Tots & Minis (Ages 3 & 4)

The Tot and Mini classes at TAGS Gymnastics are designed with the 3 and 4 year old brain and body in mind! At TAGS we know that 3 and 4 year old children are filled with boundless energy and learning potential, so we provide classes that coordinate specifically with age and ability to maximize the physical […]

TAGS Boy’s and Girl’s Teams Find Success at Regionals!

The TAGS boys and girls competitive teams had an awesome showing at their respective regional championships last weekend! The TAGS South and TAGS Eden Prairie girl’s teams competed in Green Bay, WI, while the boy’s team from TAGS South traveled to Milwaukee, WI. There were some great finishes for the TAGS South girls with Natalie […]

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 difference […]