Tempo Rhythmic Gymnastics
Tempo Rhythmic Gymnastics is the first and only rhythmic gymnastics program in the Savannah area.
It is a USA gymnastics member club created September 2015, and has a mission statement consistent with USA Gymnastics mission to encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in gymnastics within a fun and healthy environment.
Our head coach and program director is Dr. Maryam Abdelghani.
After completing her residency training and relocating to the Savannah area, she is excited to bring this sport to coastal Georgia. Rhythmic gymnastics has always been her passion, ever since she started competing herself at the age of 6. In addition, she has gained more than 15 years of experience coaching rhythmic gymnastics as well as 4 years judging. She has helped many gymnasts compete and win medals at state, regional and national competitions.
With her unique medical background, her gymnasts participate in this beautiful sport in a healthy and fun environment.
Ms. Karen has many years of experience coaching women’s gymnastics, tumbling and dance. Since 1987 she has coached and directed gymnasts and dancers of all different levels, from Parent Tot to junior olympic gymnasts. She has coached many state and regional qualifiers, both in her home state of New York and here in Georgia. With her background, we are so happy she is helping our gymnasts with acrobatic skills especially
Ms. Ashley is currently a professional ballerina with Savannah Ballet Theatre, with over 5 years of professional performing experience and over 10 years of ballet teaching experience. We are so happy to have her help our gymnasts improve their technique
Intermediate Class: girls age 6 & up
Rhythmic gymnastics recreational classes are a fun way to gain flexibility and strength, while also learning the basics of apparatus handling. This class is a 50 min class.
Saturdays 5:00pm to 5:50pm at Pooler Karate.
Joining our competitive team is by invitation only, after achieving an appropriate level of flexibility, strength and apparatus handling through recreational classes and pre-team classes. It requires more practice hours per week and more commitment from the participants, and allows them to compete at local, state, regional and national competitions. Practice takes place at Crowned Elite Athletics on Saturdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm, and Tuesdays at Pooler Karate 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Stretching & Conditioning Class
This class has helped many gymnasts, dancers and cheerleaders greatly increase their flexibility while working along side our competitive team. Saturdays 6:30 to 7:45pm at Crowned Elite Athletics
Beginners Class: girls age 4 & 5
This 45 min class is designed to introduce younger participants to the basics of gymnastics.
Saturdays 4:30pm to 5:15pm at Pooler Karate.
Private lessons can be scheduled for participants age 4 to 60 at Pooler Karate. They are encouraged for our competitive team members.
Rhythmic Xcel is a USA gymnastics alternative program for recreationally competitive gymnasts, which celebrates what gymnasts CAN do rather than what they can't do. Our competitive team participates in Rhythmic Xcel competitions.
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