At Universal we offer a range of classes. Below each class type is listed followed by a class description. Tuition rates can be found on the "Pricing" page.
RECREATIONAL GYMNASTICS CLASSES
MOM & ME GYMNASTICS: This 45 minute class is designed for ages 20 months - 3 years old. Parents participate with their child as he or she begins to understand basic motor skills. We focus on balance, strength, coordination, and having fun! These tiny gymnasts learn basic gymnastics skills on bars, beam, floor, and trampoline.
RECREATIONAL CO-ED GYMNASTICS: Classes are geared towards learning and perfecting skills on the four main olympic events: vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor, as well as trampoline. Classes are offered in a range of levels:
Pre-school (ages 3-4)
Home School (ages 5 and up)*
Young Beginner (ages 5-7)
Beginner (ages 7 and up)
Older Beginner (ages 10 and up)
Young Intermediate (ages 4-7)
Intermediate (ages 7 and up)*
Advanced (ages 6 and up)*
(*This level is based more on skill than age)
RECREATIONAL BOYS GYMNASTICS: Classes focus on the men's apparatus: parallel bars, high bar, rings, and floor, as well as trampoline. Classes are offered in three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Level of entry is based on skill rather than age.
ADULT GYMNASTICS: This one hour class is intended for the young at heart!! Get fit while learning skills on the vault, bars, beam, floor, and trampoline. Gaining strength, flexibilty, agility, and learning cool new tricks to impress your friends are all included in this awesome class.
GYMNASTICS TEAM CLASSES
(CLICK ON "COMPETITVE GYMNASTICS TEAM" FOR MORE DETAILS)
GYMNASTICS TEAM LEVEL 2: These classes are designed for the advanced preschooler/young beginner. They focus on levels 2 skills and work on perfecting the skills and techniques that will prepare them for the more advanced team levels. Level 2 team members are required to practice 3 hours per week and are required to compete level 2 at four "fun" meets per year along with our annual meet. Coaches will approach parents of a driven young student to let them know that they may have a potential team gymnast.
GYMNASTICS TEAM LEVEL 3 TEAM: Classes are by coach recommendation only and are designed to prepare the student for our advanced team. Level 3 team members are required to practice 4 hours per week and compete at several USAG regulated meets per year including our annual meet. Training is more intense than recreational class. Classes focus on strength, conditioning, and flexibility in addition to the four main women's apparatus: vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor.
GYMNASTICS TEAM LEVELS 4/5 AND PREP-OP: Team at this level is for the serious competitor only. Class time is focused on strengthening the gymnast and preparing her for competition. Team members are required to compete at the USAG level. Practice is intensive. Students compete on the four main women's apparatus and must attend a minimum of 9 hours per week.
GYMNASTICS TEAM LEVELS 6 AND UP: Team at this level is for the serious competitor only. Class time is focused on strengthening the gymnast and preparing her for competition. Team members are required to compete at the USAG level. Practice is intensive. Students compete on the four main women's apparatus and must attend a minimum of 16 hours per week.
ALL BOYS PRE-TEAM: Classes are by coach recommendation only and are designed to prepare the student for competitive gymnastics. Pre-Team members are required to practice 4 hours per week. Training is more intense than recreational class. Classes focus on strength, conditioning, and flexibility in addition to the four main men's apparatus: pommel horse, parrallel bars, high bar, and floor.
TUMBLING: These classes focus on skills on floor and trampoline. Tumbling is highly recommended for cheerleaders, future cheerleaders, and dancers! Classes are offered in three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Students must have a standing backhandspring to progress to Intermediate. Students must have a round off backhandspring series to be in Advanced. Level of entry is based on skill rather than age.
CHEERLEADING: Cheer classes focus on cheer technique, jumps, builds, cheers, chants, and more! Classes do not focus on tumbling, thus tumbling is recommended in addition to cheer technique class. Cheer squads may call for special times and group rates!
COMPETITIVE ALL STAR CHEERLEADING: (CLICK ON "COMPETITVE CHEER TEAM" FOR MORE DETAILS) Competitive Cheer Team is a committment
requiring dedication. Competitive cheer team members are required to attend anywhere from 4-6 hours per week, depending on level. One hour of which will be dedicated to tumbling. Classes will
continue to build on cheer technique, jumps, and builds in addition to developing competitive cheer routines. Click Competitive Cheer Team for more
BALLET/TUMBLING: This class is designed for children 3-5 years old. The first half of class will be dedicated to the introduction of ballet terminology, listening skills, and beginning ballet positions and movements. The second half of class will focus on tumbling skills. Tumbling skills will progress as students build their strength and increase their flexibility and coordination.
JAZZ/HIP-HOP: This class is designed for children 5-9 and 9-14 years old. The first half of class will focus on building on jazz technique. The second half of class will focus on hip hop movement.
BALLET/CONTEMPORARY: This class is designed for those between the ages 9-14 years old. In this class, students will further develop ballet technique and dive into contemporary movement.
MODERN/LYRICAL: This class is designed for those between the ages of 12-18 years old. A "breakaway from ballet", this dance style enables students to express themselves through their movement. It is a more released style of dance.
MUSICAL THEATER: Musical Theater is a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement. Students will learn to dance and sing along to their favorite musicals!
HERITAGE DANCE PROJECT: CLICK ON "HERITAGE DANCE PROJECT - PERFORMANCE DANCE COMPANY" FOR MORE DETAILS. Universal Performance Dance Company (HYPE) is a unique, auditioned-based, pre-professional dance company for pre-teen and teens, offering rigorous training and extensive performance experience in all styles of dance. Students practice around 5 hours per week and will also have the opportunity to participate in master classes taught by Tennessee's leading choreographers and instructors.
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Universal Gymnastics Dance and Cheer
5003 Market Place
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
9:00am - 8:00pm
Any Questions? Give us a call! 615.758.4791
2013 Universal Cheer Squad Try-Outs-
April 20th, 2013
* 2013 SQUADS TO BE POSTED SOON!!
Welcoming in 2013 Cheer Season
* Nationally Ranked Choreographer
* Fresh Award Winning Coaches
* Dedicated Fundraiser Program
Our Awesome Team Gymnasts for 2013!!!
Level 3’s - Jade Amburgy, Alexa Blackburn, Myca Calvin, Adie Coker, Emma Conatser, Leah Fullington, Mya Gordon, Angela Hoover, Morgan Jolly, Elizabeth Long, Carissa Lurie, Chloe Parrish, Abigail Pustejovsky, Heather Scales, Victoria Wilson
Level 4’s & UP - Faith Bambas, Rachel Davis, Meagan Pruitt, Abby Zweig
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