Our Mission

Our mission at Bakersfield Gymnastics Academy is to ignite a love for gymnastics in each and every one of our athletes. We strive to create an environment where our athletes can grow and thrive, both physically and mentally. Whether they are just starting out or have been in the sport for years, we are dedicated to helping them reach their full potential and achieve their goals. We believe that by igniting their passion for gymnastics, they will be able to grow and thrive in all areas of their lives.


Gymnastics is a great activity for igniting passion. Gymnastics sparks enthusiasm and provides interest. This can involves catching fire or causing something to catch fire, metaphorically speaking. The idea is to identify what aspect of a particular activity or pursuit one enjoys and then use that to fuel personal growth. The focus is on helping individuals discover what they truly enjoy and leveraging that to fuel their passion.


Growing and expanding over time can be achieved by learning and practicing a particular skill or activity. This process may involve going through challenges or "growing pains," but ultimately leads to an increase in knowledge, ability, and understanding. It's important to reflect on what we enjoy and why, as our passions can be a helpful guide in guiding our growth. While it may be more challenging, it is possible to apply this approach to something we don't initially like by seeking to understand it more fully and finding aspects of it that we can appreciate. It's not just about addressing the symptoms, but rather seeking to understand and engage with something at a deeper level.


The journey from growing to thriving involves building on the foundations of growth and making progress towards excellence and fulfillment. It involves moving beyond just surviving or coping and instead actively pursuing and achieving one's goals and desires. Thriving involves feeling engaged and fulfilled in all aspects of life, including work, relationships, and personal growth. It requires a proactive approach to cultivating and maintaining well-being, including taking care of physical and mental health, building supportive relationships, and continuously learning and growing. Thriving is about reaching one's full potential and living a fulfilling and meaningful life.
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