A brief history of Rhythmic Gymnastics

A disciplinary exercise derived from ancient greek, cultivating into several dance and ballet forms, while combining the graceful acts and skills in a single act is known as rhythmic gymnastics. It is all about body balancing and controlling each move with such strength and poise that it leaves the audience in awe. The form has been developing since the very beginning and will keep developing into the modern dynamics of this fast changing world.

It is a sport which combines instruments such as hoops and ribbons and forms a stunning act which is performed by men and women of all ages in rhythmic gymnastics clubs, schools and elite national & international competitions letting the inner artist unleash and show their talent and skills.

Gymnastics was first introduced by the ancient Greeks who believed that exercising and fitness was an important part of the daily routine and both men and women were highly regarded in such matter to participate in it and prepare for the warfare. In order to maintain the body balance through a course of different exercises which involved running, jumping, swimming, weightlifting and other exercises of that sort. After the Romans conquering Greek also showed high interest in this sport however, with the decline of Roman civilization, Gymnastics also subsided and remained a for of entertainment.

Slowly and gradually, gymnastics developed in modern civilization and came to school in the form of extra curricular activities and clubs which is now introduced in Middle East as gymnastic classes Dubai.

Gymnastics performed by men was first recognized by the olympics which slowly evolved into more than just jumps and leaps. Women from all over the world participated in it and showed several different forms of rhythmic gymnastics. They have been performing in groups, pairs and even individually representing a certain state or their institutions on national and international levels.

Gymnastics is a graceful act which needs to be carried out in a very disciplinary manner, remembering its core values from where it is derived from. Young students and athletes are highly appreciated to join this sport and bring new enhancements to it which would benefit the upcoming era of rhythmic gymnastics. It helps in keeping the body flexible and young for a long period of time as compared to those who don’t perform gymnastics.