Have you ever thought about getting your kids involved in dancing or gymnastic lessons, but didn't know where to turn?
The South Bay has several well-established studios and gymnastics gyms that will not only keep kids of all ages and skill levels active, but also offer a wide variety of classes, camps and performance options.
School of Dance and MusicThe School of Dance and Music offers classes for all ages at all levels at locations in Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach. The wide range classes are divided by age, including ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz & contemporary, modern and even breakdancing. With small classes, year-end recitals and the option to join a dance company, the school has earned high marks on Yelp reviews.
Dance 1 Located in Redondo Beach, Dance 1 offers classes from age 2 and up, ranging from ballet and tap to hip hop and jazz. All dancers can perform in the showcases twice per year, while the Performing Company has at least 18 community performances per year. There are also two summer camps, both half day (ages 5-8) and full day (ages 7-12).
South Bay Gymnastics This year-round studio in Torrance offers both recreational and competitive team gymnastics on an approach that combines play with teaching. There are summer camps for different age groups, as well as boys and girls teams and a performance team all under the direction of Director Jerry Jackson, who has 20 years of experience.
Fit Kids Gymnastics Center With locations in Redondo Beach and Torrance, this gym offers classes and camps for both boys and girls from ages 2-18 at state-of-the-art facilities. All of the summer camps have different themes and levels of instruction, and the gym has a Fit Kids Gymnastics Team that travels and competes in events. You can check out theirFacebook Page for more.