About Grace Rhthmic Gymnastics Club
Grace Rhythmic Gymnastics Club is located the beautiful Vancouver British Columbia. It was set up in 2005 by Linda (Xiaowen) Wei,who was the famous first generation Chinese Rhythic Gymnasts
When she moved to Canada in 2001,she was hired by another famous olympic rhythmic gymnast Camille Martens in Vernon, BC. 2 years later, she moved to Vancovuer to develop herself. As she was wondering what to do in new city, many friends and gymnast students ask her why you don't have your rhythmic gymnastics club? As a 20 years professional rhythmic gymnast, coach and judge, she made a rigt decision and founded the Grace Rhythmic Gymnastics Club. As there very less people know this sport in Vancouver area, especial in the rare areas, there are only 5 students came to try in the first class. Later by Later, more than 1000 students join our team.
In the past 10 years, Grace develops from small to big, from recreation to competition and prefessional club. We have beginner, intermidea and advance classes except recreation program. there are about 100 students practice it from age 4 to 20 years old, from different ethnic to nationality,regilons. They are composed of our big family. We share our idea, communiate our culture, exchange our experience and make frinds. Kids love each other and live friendly and peaceful during practicing Rhythmic Gymnastics training. Until now, there is very less complains from students.
Grace coach team is a comprehensive team. Linda Wei, our head coach, is a professor, master degree of physical eduction. She has be engaged in rhythmic gymnastics for more than 30 years. When she was in China, she was not only Chinese National Team member, but also a National Coach team. She was also a team leader for researching, studying and chorgraphing rhythmic gymnastics new skills. She published about more than 20 research papers in different magazines. As the first generation rhythmic gymnast in China, her students are in all of world. Some of them are gymnasts, some of become very known coaches. Now, she is not only a NCCP licensed coach, but a Canada recongnized Judge. We have 3 coaches who are responsiable for routine training. They teach gymnsts rhthmic gymnstics skill, dancing, and so on. We also intvite some of the known professonal coaches form world to our club for short time training and guiding.
We have 2 gyms which are located in Port Moody Seaview school and Port Coquitlam Archbishop Carney School repectively. Most our students are from tri-city area. Some of them are from around the other area of Vancouver. There are several competitions hosted in BC and Canada. the most importanc one is Elit and West region and BC provincial Rhythmic Gymanstics Championship competitions. Our advance class students will partcipate all these competitions and some of them have won good results. Coaches will decide which competitions we will go based on the time, travel expenditure, students condition and so on.Read more
Professional Rhythmic Gymnast, Judge, and Coach.
Our head coach Linda is a 30 years professional rhythmic gymnast, coach and judge.
She has practiced gymnastics for more than 15 years and rhythmic gymnastics for more than 30 years. In 1981, she was enrolled Chinese National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team. In 1982, as a national team member, she represent China to compete for 4 continents championships in Newzland and won the second place. That is the first Chinese RG team won the awards in international competitions. During that time, she won many awards in home and abord. Later, Rhythmic Gymnastics is her own career.
Fun, Friendly and Freedom.
You have fun, freedom and development is our first priorty. As they say, time flys away as you have fun. You will learn rhythmic gymnastics skill quickly and easyly as you enjoy the fun and freedom atmoshpere. In our club, Coaches and students will commuicate frequently. We solve the prolbem issues very shortly as we found it. We requir every students should follow the gym rules and forbid bullying and discrimnation in club. Club is a melt pot of every ethnic and we repect everyone's privacy and religons
Coach Linda has a solid education background. She was a professor of Beijing University of Physical Education. She has tons of experienc to find a best way to teach your kids. As her student lovely call her nicely, friendly, kindly and patient mom.
Open, explor and encourage.
Our club welcome every girl who are interested in this beautiful, uniqe and lovly sport. Our door is open to you only if you want to try and explor and develop and improve your body and mind no matter what is your age, nationality and experience. We are very flixiable for times,costumes, and body conditions. Our coach team will find a best training way to let you explor and deverlop your intenal potent talent. Hand by hand to teach you the basic jumpe, cartwheel, spinning, backward,throw and cach so on... We can help students to chose music and design leotards for their routines but wed like to encourage students to explor themsleves. Thus, you can not only save money but improve their knowledge and have fun and enjoy the process.
Mission & Values
Grace your body and mind
Come to join us to this fast growth sport. Grace club supplies you the essential gym to grace you body to skiny, your mind more powerful. Our team instructs you to practice apparatus and body movements in carpets. Suitable exercise will help your body health and looks more graceful and beautiful.
Safty, reliable and trusty
Rhythmic Gymnastics plays in gym and with carpet. The apparatuses are composed of rope, hoop, clubs, ribbon, and some soft training tools. All the participants are girls. Students do many exercises by themselves under instructors. Any risk movement should get approvement before doing. Grace Club is the member of BCRGS and has group insurance for every students. Coaches are registed by GCG. Therefore, your safty most important for us.
You have dreams, we help you
When you have a dream to become a graceful, elgent and powerful girl or a gymnast to show you talent to audiance, join our team. Let's explor,improve and achive it. Coach team will chorgraphy a routine according to your ability and code to maximize your routine. What you do is warmup and practice. You conqure and control youslef and achive your gymnast drem in the competitions. When you stand on the podium, your dream is there.
Make Friends, have fun
IN Grace club, we are do our best to build up a friendly, peacful and harmon atomsphere for all students. NO Bulling allow in the gym. We are rather a club than a big family. We have different games,mix group in warm up and so on to let them make friends, have fun time. Your happy is our forever goals