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Recreational Classes

 

Oakland Rhythmics offers recreational classes for gymnasts of all ages, no experience needed!  Our programs are for girls who like to dance, leap, spin and tumble.  The girls perform routines to music using various hand apparatus including the ball, ribbon, hoop and jump rope.  The classes promote the development of strength, coordination, and flexibility for girls in a safe, fun and progressive setting.

Girls arrive to class with their hair in a neat pony tail, wearing close-fitting, stretchy clothing.  Rhythmic apparatus (hoops, ropes, ribbons, etc...) are provided.  The girls perform a show for parents and friends on the last day of the session and at the ORG Gymnastics Gala in the spring.

 
 
 
 
Introductory Class

Ages K - 3rd grade

This 1 hour/week beginner program combines creative dance movements with basic Rhythmic Gymnastics apparatus skills. 

Gymnasts develop hand-eye coordination, body awareness, strength, flexibility and learn basic tumbling elements.

Afterschool programs are offered at Eastover Elementary and Way Elementary Schools

Two additional Intro Classes are offered at our home location, East Hills Middle School

One Intro Class is offered at our NEW location in Wixom

 
 
 
 
Pre-Team

Ages 1st - 4th grade

This 2 hour/week program challenges girls with prior experience to progress in the fundamentals of Rhythmic Gymnastics, tumbling and dance.  

Gymnasts learn more advance warm-up stretches to enhance flexibility and strength. They coordinate apparatus technical movements, while performing turns, leaps, and balances frequently used in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

East Hills Middle School

 
 
 
 
Rhythmic Stars
 

Ages 4th - 8th grade

Rhythmic Stars is a non-competitive level for older girls who are excited to learn and perform the sport of Rhythmic Gymnastics and may have prior experience in related sports.  With a 1 hour/week commitment, this class focuses on the fundamentals of Rhythmic Gymnastics with safe and quicker progressions.

Gymnasts perform to music by linking ballet inspired body skills and pre-acrobatic tumbling elements, with apparatus technical movements.

East Hills Middle School