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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Gymnastics

Asha had her first gymnastics class on Tuesday. She had done gymnastics at the YMCA last year but this place is more professional. Asha already learned more her first class at the new place than she did in 2 months at the YMCA.

She did sooooo good. She listened really well and did what they told her to do. She loved working on the bars. She would hang on the bar and walk her feet up the wall and then the coach would help them to spin around the bar. She didn't want to leave that station she liked it so much. She's always hanging on stuff here. Just today she was playing on her swingset and flipped backwards off of the bars on the swingset. I was so shocked. She had never done that before. I knew we were doing the right thing by signing her up for gymnastics and that just proved it today.
I will post pictures but they all turned out so dark. I though the lighting in there was going to work but she was usually too far away for the flash to work. I'm going to video tape next Tuesday.

I was also worried that she would be the youngest in there but there is another little girl who is about a month younger than her.

This is Asha waiting to get on the trampoline. I have some funny pictures of her beads sticking up in every direction from her jumping but they are too dark to post. :(This is the best one I have of her on the trampoline. She was so funny though. At the end of the trampoline they have thick mats so they don't fall off and hurt themselves and she just kept jumping right to the end of the mats too.

This is her laying on the floor after class. She didn't want to come off the gymnastics floor and when she did she just kind of layed down on the floor. I guess she got a work out.

2 comments:

L L (skyangel) said...

It is wonderful to see the pics of Dakota and Asha. When I was little I looked up to my brother so much, followed him around, copied him and most likely drove him crazy. But after all these years I know he is still There for me.

Asha is a doll. I think it is so improtant for kids to be involved in sports/music etc at a young age. I am so glad that she had such a blast!

BlessedWithDaughters said...

OK, I see these and it's another nudge to enroll Girly in a class. I'm happy for Asha that she's taking to gymnastics so well!

Min