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Lesson location : NP(Northminster Presbyterian church) 7706 25th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117

Lesson location : WCC(Westminster Community Church) 14550 Westminster Way N, Shoreline, WA 98133 

Mailing address: 102 NE 125th st., Seattle WA 98125

 

 

Seattle Rhythmic Gymnastics is established in 2013 July in North Seattle to achieve the missions listed below.

Our mission
+Provide Rhythmic Gymnastics lesson as many people as possible
+Increase the awareness of this amazing Olympic sport Rhythmic Gymnastics in Seattle area
+Provide the healthy life style and exercise habits to the youth through this sport

In Rhythmic Gymnastics(RG), one dances with their favorite music using apparatus like ribbonhoop,ropeclub and/or ball. This elegant sport helps one express emotions inside of them, and is a great way to develop young kid’s creativity.

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Coach Hitomi judging in Finland at AGG competition

Our coaches/instructor :
Our head coach/instructor Hitomi Sliva, a certified USA Gymnastics professional,
has extensive experience in Juzz dance, Artistic and Rhythmic gymnastics.  Her rhythmic back ground is the training she took in Japan in her childhood and youth at a famous Japanese club Aeon(Used to be Jusco ;Home of Olympians and many national champions) where current International Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee President Natalya Kuzmina coached and developed the program while she was in the club. Hitomi continually improves her professional skills by attending Rhythmic Gymnastics camps and other coach training to learn from various World-renowned coaches includes many Olympians.  The club stays up to date on the latest Rhythmic Gymnastics rules and has a USA Gymnastics Certified judge. She taught Physical Education at a local elementary school as a school teacher. She is also a certified international Aesthetic Group Gymnastics(AGG) judge. She is a mom of two children and enjoying spending time with her family in her off days. Hitomi speaks English and Japanese.

Our Recreational program coach Nimaa learned and danced in national dance team in Mongolia. She has extensive ballet and dance technique. She is children’s favorite teacher in SRG. She is also coaching competitive program Level 3 gymnasts. Her daughter is Rhythmic Gymnast and competed at USA Gymnastics Championship 2018 as representative of Region 2 at Level 7 when she was 9 years old. Nimaa speaks English and Mongolian.

Alexandra Goupinets – Sasha-, a certified USAG professional, has background in artistic gymnastics, many areas of dance, and rhythmic gymnastics. She trained in Iowa under the Hawkeye Gymstars, artistic gymnastics, before moving to Washington State and switching over to rhythmic gymnastics. She had successful 10 years of gymnastics career and one of her biggest achievement was winning at the Regional Championship in 2014. After her retirement she started learning how to coach by assisting at 14 years of age, and becoming a Junior Professional USA Gymnastics member at 16 years old. She constantly works on improving her coaching and gymnastics skills by attending any master classes offered to her, and aims to complete the Judge’s Course sometime in the near future. Sasha speaks English, French and Russian.

Josie, has background of Dance and Rhythmic. She was Seattle Rhythmic Gymnastics’s athlete for the season 2016-2018. She was a region2 regional champion at Level 7(sr) in AA and 4 routines events in 2019. After her retirement she started coaching at SRG and currently teaching Xcel Team gymnasts. She is fluent in English and Sign language. Josie can sign and speak at the same time and comfortable accepting both of hearing and non-hearing children in her class.     

Coaches

Program Director
Hitomi
Recreational Coach NimaaRecreational and Team Coach Sasha
Photo coming soon
Recreational and team coach JosieDance/Ballet coach MariBallet, Mom/Dad and Me class coach Ayaka

Team 2019-2020 members

Team 2018-2019 members

~2019 Gold medal history~

Region 2 Regional Championship (7 Golds)

+Level 8 Jr A Rope

+ Level 7 S AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball and Clubs

+Level 5 JrB Rope

WA State Championship (13 Golds)

+Level 7 S AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball and Clubs

+Level 3 CC AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball

+Level 3 Jr A AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball

Washington Cup (10 Golds)

+Level 5 Jr B Floor, Clubs

+Level 3 CC AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball

+Level 3 Jr A AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball

Oregon Invitational (19 Golds)

+Level 8 Jr A RFX, Clubs

+Level 7 S AA, RFX, Hoop, Ball and Clubs

+Level 5 Jr B AA, RFX, Hoop, Rope, Clubs

+Level 3 CC AA, RFX, Ball 

+Level 3 Jr A, RFX, Hoop, Ball

 

~The home of 2019 Level 8 Jr A : Region 2 Junior Olympic Team  member~

~The home 2019 Rhythmic Future Star National Team member~

 

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Other Medias

Seattle Rhythmic Gymnastics, formerly Sliva Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy, were chosen for ParentMap Golden Teddy Award 2013.

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