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At Break the Barriers, we pride ourselves in the quality of our gymnastics tumbling program for people of all abilities.

All classes are taught by accomplished gymnasts who are experts in teaching gymnastics technique, spotting, and building students’ self-esteem. Tumbling classes are for tumbling skills on the floor only, without any other apparatus. If you have questions about the Tumbling program, please contact us!

*Due to COVID Restrictions some students may require an adult to be with them during the class. See the office for more information.

Program Details

Fees are due at the time of registration. All fees are non refundable and no credit can be given.

  • One hour per week: $62/student
  • Two hours per week: $119/student

To participate in our programs, first check with our office staff for class availability by calling (559) 432-6292, then fill out the Child Liability Waiver (for students under 18yrs) or the Adult Liability Waiver (for students 18yrs+). Once you have submitted the form, contact the office to secure a space in class.

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. 

*All students must have a skills evaluation prior to enrollment in a beginning tumbling or higher level class. Please contact Break the Barriers’ office to schedule an evaluation.

Basic Tumbling

  • Ages 6 & up
  • Forward roll
  • Start of a handstand
  • The focus is a mastery of foundational skills such as cartwheels, backbends, and round-offs

Beginning Tumbling

  • Ages 8 & up
  • Both right and left cartwheels
  • Round-off rebound
  • Good handstand
  • Push up backbend

Intermediate Tumbling

  • Ages 8 & up
  • No spot round-off back handspring
  • Working side aerial
  • Working front handspring
  • Working front tuck

Advanced Tumbling

  • Ages 8 & up
  • Round-off with 3 back handsprings
  • No spot side aerial
  • No spot front handspring
  • Most of standing back tuck
  • Most of punch front
  • 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
 

Program Schedule

Program Class Age Days & Times
Tumbling Tumbling Evaluation 6 – 19 Tuesday: 5:30-6:00pm
Tumbling Basic Tumbling 6 – 19 Tuesday: 7:00-8:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00-5:00pm
Thursday: 1:00-2:00pm
Thursday: 7:00-8:00pm
Saturday: 12:00-1:00pm
Tumbling Beginning Tumbling 8 – 19 Monday: 6:00-7:00pm
Monday: 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00-8:00pm
Thursday: 1:00-2:00pm
Thursday: 6:00-7:00pm
Tumbling Intermediate Tumbling 8 – 19 Monday: 7:00-8:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00-8:00pm
Thursday: 7:00-8:00pm
Tumbling Advanced Tumbling 8 – 19 Tuesday: 6:00-7:00pm
Tumbling Dive Class 10 – 18 Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm

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:

  • are trained in an ability awareness class with co-founder, Deby Hergenrader
  • are 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