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Best Gymnastics
Teachers in
Washington DC
2017

Why These Gymnastics Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored gymnastics teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best gymnastics teachers in Washington DC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

All-Star Rhythmic

Located in Fairfax, VA, just west of the DC metro, All-Star Rhythmic blends art, physical exercise, and dance to create rhythmic gymnastics, a women-only Olympic sport. An ideal sport for adolescent girls, All-Start Rhymic's gymnastics offerings promote increased flexibility, hand-eye coordination, and posture. Classes range from recreational to competitive and each program retains a focus on physical fitness and fun. In 2016 alone, Level 4 and 5 students brought home numerous medals and all-around awards from regional competitions. To showcase their commitment to excellence, All-Star Rhythmic offers a free trial class to all prospective students and encourages parents to stay and watch. All-Star Rhythmic is a member club of the United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs as well as USA Gymnastics and all instructors are safety certified to ensure productive, fun learning.

Fairfax, VA(703) 289-9418

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Bounce Alexandria

Bounce Alexandria, located in the Mount Vernon area of Alexandria, VA, believes in strong, healthy, and happy kids. Primarily a recreational facility, they are committed to aiding young athletes of all ability levels as they develop new skills. Bounce Alexandria places nutrition right alongside physical activity, stressing the belief that children should be encouraged to not only try out new skills but new foods as well. Founder Lanette Doran developed the facility to create a program for her children to build upon their strength and to assist other students in doing the same. The studio is outfitted with portable equipment furnished by Tumbl Trak. Classes range from beginner to intermediate and all teachings follow USAG fundamental skills.

Alexandria, VA(202) 431-3292

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Clinton Gymnastics Academy

Located in Clinton, MD, Clinton Gymnastics Academy is a proud member club of USA Gymnastics and offers classes to students from less than one year to 14 years old. Clinton Gymnastics Academy offers a vast array of services which include birthday parties, educational training, and the first gymnastics-centric after school program in the area. All of the coaches are certified in CPR and first aid, have completed successful background checks, participate in continuing education, and hold either an Instructor or Professional Membership with USA Gymnastics. The club also hosts a spring break camp, as well as Friday Night Fun Club events. Clinton Gymnastics Academy attends several competitive meets every year, striving to balance fun, hard work, and peak physical fitness.

Clinton, MD(301) 877-5122

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Dulles Gymnastics Academy

Dulles Gymnastics Academy opened its doors in May of 2010 with the aim of putting children first in the Sterling, VA area. The academy believes that their family-based program can cater to athletes of all ages from young children to upper-level competitors. The facility offers recreational classes as well as team events, and frequently provides aftercare options, hosts summer and day camps, and lends its space for birthday parties and events. The staff possesses decades of combined experience as well as several USAG certifications and coaching positions for national teams and the Junior Olympics. The mission of Dulles Gymnastics Academy is to better the lives of its students with a nurturing learning environment that fosters a love and commitment to the sport of gymnastics.

Sterling, VA(703) 444-4966

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Dynamic Gymnastics

Owned and operated locally in Arlington, VA, Dynamic Gymnastics promotes a message of fun, confidence, and a strong team atmosphere. The staff is comprised of highly qualified, passionate professionals who possess a deep love of the sport of gymnastics. Dynamic Gymnastics opts to help students build self-esteem and encourages them to continuously try out new skills as they progress through their classes. The studio offers an annual summer camp and open gym time, on top of promising to bend over backward to accommodate birthday parties. Dynamic Gymnastics places an emphasis on clear communication as well as setting and achieving specific, realistic goals for their students. The studio has partnered with Kount on Kindness to present a supportive environment for all of its athletes.

Arlington, VA(703) 469-1825

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Dynamite Gymnastics Center

Rockville-based Dynamite Gymnastics Center prioritizes safety and fun, all the while helping students develop core life skills and a love of movement. A family-run business staffed by experienced teachers and former competitors, Dynamite Gymnastics Center's expansive facility caters to people of all skill levels. The center offers a wide variety of services, including standard instruction, event and party management, open gym time, and year-round day camps, as well as an annual summer camp. Dynamite Gymnastics Center also prides itself on philanthropy and community engagement, having partnered with numerous organizations to raise money in the spirit of giving back. They also award $50,000+ in scholarships every year to offset class and team costs for deserving gymnasts. For an encouraging, nurturing atmosphere with an emphasis on fun, Dynamic Gymnastics Center has something to offer to students of all ages.

Rockville, MD(301) 770-2700

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Elegance Gymnastics

Elegance Gymnastics, a Gaithersburg, MD school and a member club of USAG, offers unique experiences to all of its athletes and is the only facility in Maryland that has been designed and renovated for rhythmic gymnastics. Elegance Gymnastics boasts small class sizes for more specialized learning, flexible schedules for classes in the mornings as well as on weekends, highly-qualified coaches and trainers, and a superior training facility. The award-winning coaches are committed and passionate former competitors who are safety-certified and dedicated to excellence. On top of both individual and group rhythmic gymnastics classes, the facility provides competitive options for team events and is willing to host reasonably-priced birthday events. As they like to say, the instructors at Elegance Gymnastics love their students and want to see them succeed.

Gaithersburg, MD(301) 917-5781

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Freestate Gymnastics

Gaithersburg, MD is home to Freestate Gymnastics, a fully equipped studio staffed by professionals who emphasize experience, knowledge, and a welcoming environment. The mission of Freestate Gymnastics is to offer life-enhancing experiences to children by means of gymnastic activity. From numerous instructional classes to camps offered in the summer as well as during winter and spring break, all licensed, inspected, and certified by the state of Maryland, the studio has abundant resources for all participants. Teams are formed to compete in artistic girls gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling events, primarily on a local level, though teams may attend some regional and national meets. Freestate Gymnastics also understands a need for fun and relaxation and is glad to host birthday parties when available.

Gaithersburg, MD(301) 987-7060

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Metropolitan Elite Gymnastics & Athletics - DC

Metropolitan Elite Gymnastics & Athletics - DC, also known as MEGA-DC, is found in Lorton, VA and serves the DC metro as well. MEGA-DC takes pride in being the only full-scale recreational and competitive training facility in the Alexandria-Springfield-Lorton region, offering a space to develop social skills, physical fitness, and creative expression through gymnastic training. MEGA-DC was founded by the parents of competitive gymnasts and is staffed by former competitors with decades of combined experience both participating and teaching. In addition to recreational and team classes, the facility offers private lessons, hosts day camps, takes on the occasional birthday party, and provides one no-obligation class to prospective students who want to try out the sport before committing.

Lorton, VA(703) 372-2922

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Preston Gymnastics Academy

The Preston Garvey Gymnastics Academy offers recreational, competitive, and adult classes in the Gaithersburg, MD area and is entering its 15th season. The academy offers three 12-week sessions during the fall, winter, and spring which run throughout most of the school year. During the summer, days are packed with super sessions and a modified 8-week adult class schedule. Oftentimes, the Preston Garvey Gymnastics Academy hosts parents night out events for worry-free evenings without kids. The 14,000 square foot facility makes efficient use of its space for each of the academy's programs. Open gym time is available for both members and non-members. The staff is so confident in their abilities and customer satisfaction that they offer a 100% money back guarantee if the first month of classes isn't up to their standard of excellence.

Gaithersburg, MD(301) 948-0827

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Silver Stars Gymnastics

Founded in 1993, Silver Stars Gymnastics seeks to give children in the Bowie, MD area a chance to feel like a star. The gym's coaching formula focuses on safety first, while placing training and knowledge at the forefront of each class. The staff at Silver Stars Gymnastics coordinates several annual camps over summer and spring break, in addition to occasional day camps on days when school is not in session. A wide selection of classes is available to cater to each athlete's age and skill level. The gym also gladly hosts birthday parties and makes them easy to schedule. In her mission to make gymnastics available to everyone, owner Cherie Hope founded the Mason Dixon League, which gives gymnasts who have fewer hours to train the ability to compete in a league.

Bowie, MD(301) 352-5777

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Terry's School of Dance & Gymnastics

Founded in 1974 by Jack and Terry Peyton, the Alexandria-based Terry's School of Dance & Gymnastics has been a staple of the community ever since. Offering a wide range of courses for kids and young adults, the instructors at Terry's School of Dance & Gymnastics have experience in jazz, ballet pointe, tap, hip-hop, and several other disciplines. Their competitive team, ShowGroup, performs at several local dance competitions as well as a national one. The staff has been frequently awarded, with instructors taking home honors such as Star Systems National Dance Competition's Top Teacher Award and Women in Sports Coach of the Year. Terry's School of Dance & Gymnastics offers a free class to evaluate prospective students' skill levels and recommend an appropriate course.

Alexandria, VA(703) 780-7878

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Youth Sports Gymnastics

Youth Sports Gymnastics, situated in Woodbridge, VA, offers a diverse set of services, from just-for-fun class to competitive team events. The studio takes pride in its instructors and coaching staff who have all been safety-certified and trained in CPR and first aid. Youth Sports Gymnastics is a member club of USA Gymnastics and USA Jump Rope, and all instructors are professional members of both organizations. The complex includes boys and girls artistic gymnastics, competitive jump rope, cheerleading, tumbling, and aerobic gymnastics. Youth Sports Gymnastics also offers several camps and is happy to accommodate birthday parties. The training center is dedicated to involving youths in sports programs that foster physical and mental development. They believe that sports programs are the key to a child's lifelong success.

Woodbridge, VA(703) 590-8400

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