Svetlana Boguinskaya – Olympia Gymnastics Camp

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Three time Olympic Champion Svetlana Boguinskaya is currently lives in Houstin, Texas and is  the owner of Olympia Gymnastics Camp. During the summer, Olympia Gymnastics Camp (OGC) travels throughout America giving yougn gymnasts the opportunity to train under the guidance of former Olympians such as Boguinskaya herself as well as the likes Dominique Moceanu, Sam Pezsek and Carly Patterson.

An article on GoUpstate.com outlines the camp which has recently visited Spartanburg Gymnastics, South Carolina. The whole layout of the camps seem to be great, with a wide range of gymnastics activities available.  It seems that Boguinskaya who was known as the “Goddess of Gymnastics” and the “Belarusian Swan” would be in support of more artistry to be included in the Code of Points. In the OGC camp, the gymnasts spend time working on their dance;

“We stress dance like an art form. In gymnastics, we’re taught to be tight. But it’s also important to be graceful. We teach them to relax and how to be elegant,”

 

Read more about the OGC Camps available. If  camps like this were available near me and at a reasonable cost, I would definitely encourage gymnasts to attend. Have you or your child attended on of the OGC Camps? What did you think? Leave a comment below.

 

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