Truckee Gymnastics announces new teen girls class

Special to the Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Truckee Gymnastics is pleased to offer gymnastics classes for high school girls. All ability levels welcome, with no experience necessary. In this High School Girls Gymnastics Class students learn skills on floor, bar, vault, beam, rings, climbing rope, stall bars, Tumbl Trak, and trampoline. Cheerleaders are welcome.

Coach Lucia Lake is an experienced and motivating coach for Beginning Gymnastics, Levels 1-2, Older Girls, High School and Levels 1-5 Team classes. Lucia has coached at Truckee Gymnastics since 2011. She came to Truckee Gymnastics with 10 years of coaching experience from Menlo Park, Santa Barbara, and Novato, Calif. Lucia enjoys working with kids of all ages, levels, and abilities. She started her own gymnastics career at age 2 and began competing at age 6, eventually going on to train Level 10 and competed for the Division I Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. When Lucia isn’t in the gym, you will likely find her running on the trails around town, traveling abroad, walking dogs for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe, or enjoying quality time with her husband and 11-year-old son, Shai. She’s also a math whiz, running numbers for one of the largest insurance companies in the world.

Skills learned will include: handstands, cartwheels, forward and backward rolls, back extension rolls, headstands, presses, round offs, swings and pullovers. Stretches, flexibility, balance, agility, coordination, body alignment and strength conditioning all emphasized.

Goals include: Having fun, building on safe and effective skill progression, gaining body awareness and self-esteem through basic gymnastics activity exclusively for teens.

Class will be held Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Truckee Gymnastics, 11410 Deerfield Drive, Bldg. A-1, Truckee.

Tuition and Details

Teen girls grades 8-12 (age 12+). No experience necessary.

$22 per class paid by the session (7-10 weeks long)

Please be on time! Missing warm-up (late) can lead to injury.

Shorts and T-shirt are fine. No shoes, jewelry, jeans, exposed buttons or zippers.

Hair must be pulled back off face, low at neck or sides of head (to facilitate tumbling)

Visit or call 530-587-7404 for information.

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