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Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter

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We pride ourselves in the quality of our programs.

Break the Barriers is proud to be listed as a vendor for Monarch River Academy and Yosemite Valley Charter. We provide quality programs and classes in dance, gymnastics, aerial silks, martial arts, and archery. You can view all of our class schedule below. When ordering your Enrichment Certificate, please refer to the class fees listed on this page under Session Fees. If you are still unsure of the amount you need to request, please contact us at (559) 432-6292.

Program Details

No classes September 5th, and November 22nd through November 26th

  • Gymnastics/Tumbling/Parkour: $327.50
  • Archery: $327.50 (New Students are required to do an introductory class)
  • Taekwondo: $417.50 (Including Sparring)
  • Dance: See Dance Schedule (Various Fees depending on class)

Check the enrichment ordering system used by Monarch River Academy and Yosemite Valley Charter to view the list of classes that we are offering. Order you Enrichment Certificate for the class of your choice, then bring a hardcopy of the Enrichment Certificate to Break the Barriers. When ordering your Enrichment Certificate, please refer to the class fees listed under Session Fees. If you are still unsure of the amount you need to request, please contact us at (559) 432-6292. Students who are new to Break the Barriers must have a parent fill out the Child Liability Waiver, available online or at Break the Barriers office. Once we have the Child Liability Waiver and Enrichment Certificate, we will be able to move forward with registering your child(ren) for available classes.

*PLEASE NOTE: Ordering an Enrichment Certificate does not automatically register your child(ren) for services. Please go to Break the Barriers directly to schedule/register for the desired service.

Doctor’s Releases

Sometimes a doctor’s release is required to participate if a student has specific physical or medical conditions such as (but not limited to) heart conditions, epilepsy, or bone and joint issues.  Please contact us if you have questions about specific medical conditions. 

  • Absolutely NO tummies showing (we suggest wearing a leotard or biketard underneath shorts and shirts)
  • No low-cut shirts (front or back)
  • No spaghetti straps (tank­-style shirts must have a minimum 1inch shoulder strap)
  • All shorts must have at least a 6 inch inseam (no high cut bottoms or short shorts)
  • No gum
  • Sweatpants okay during winter months
  • Must be barefoot or wearing a gymnastics shoe
  • Long hair must be tied back

Students are grouped by age and gymnastics experience, not ability level. Those who quickly master their skills progress to the next level; whereas students who need more time or adaptive equipment, receive the necessary attention required to master their skills.

To ensure a successful experience for all students at Break the Barriers, a student may be transferred to a class that is more beneficial to them at the discretion of the Director.

Program Schedule

 

Program Class Age Days & Times
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Gymnastics (TK-12th grade) 4 – 18 Monday: 1:00-2:00pm
Monday: 2:00-3:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00-3:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am-12:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am-12:00pm
Thursday: 2:00-3:00pm
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Parkour (TK-12th grade) 6 – 18 Tuesday: 1:00-2:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00-3:00pm
Thursday 4:00-5:00pm
Friday: 4:00-5:00pm
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Parkour (Intermediate) 8 – 18 Thursday 3:00-4:00pm
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Tumbling (Basic/Beginning) 8 – 18 Wednesday: 1:00-2:00pm

Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Tumbling (Beginning 1 & 2) 8 – 18 Thursday: 1:00-2:00pm
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Archery (3rd-12th grade) 8 – 18 Monday: 1:00-2:00pm
Monday: 5:00-6:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00-2:00pm
Thursday 1:00-2:00pm
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Martial Arts (TK-12th grade) 4 – 18 Monday: 2:00-3:00pm
Monday: 3:00-4:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00-3:00pm
Tuesday: 3:00-4:00pm
Wednesday: 2:00-3:00pm
Wednesday: 3:00-4:00pm
Monarch River Academy-Yosemite Valley Charter (August 15th – December 21st ) Martial Arts (Intermediate/Advanced) 4 – 18 Thursday: 2:00-3:00pm

Upcoming Events

There are currently no events

Fidel gets so excited to go to Break the Barriers every week and it has really kept his spirits up during such a challenging year.

-Gymnastics Parent

Staff Training

We strive to prepare our staff to effectively work with and teach children of all abilities to be in a class with other students. All staff are required to attend workshops where they:

  • Trained in an ability awareness class with co-founder, Deby Hergenrader
  • Familiarized with ASD
  • Learn how to use PECs, a structured schedule, social stories, and the Timed Timer
  • Co-teach spectrum classes with a trained staff member

Thank you to our MAJOR sponsors