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1725 Dufossat St., New Orleans, USA 70115

We are located Uptown 2 blocks off St. Charles Ave. at the corner of Dufossat and Danneel on the Newman Campus.

Our classes are designed for Kinder gym PreK & K for girls 3-5, Beginners and Team Gymnastics for girls 6 and up.

NOLA Gymnastics trains Competitive, Artistic and ACRO Gymnastics.

We believe gymnastics develops fitness, character, integrity, discipline and self-motivation in all areas of their lives. We want our athletes to grow up with loving memories of this sport and develop a sense of fearlessness. We also want our athletes to enjoy their lives. Family vacations and special occasions are welcome and balanced with the athletes training schedule.

Class Description
Kinder Gym: Ages 3-5

Pre-K and K students enjoy tumbling, beam, bars, vault, wedges, octagon, parachute, rhythmic ribbons, obstacle course, music and fun all done on pre-school equipment. This class includes a hot shot group for kids showing potential for future TEAM. The coaches provide a fun, positive safe and colorful world in which gymnastic can be enjoyed. Classes are entertaining and pressure free. Rainbow ribbons are given as each child achieves a skill. This is an excellent motivational tool that helps a child set goals and provides parent feedback.


Students enjoy fitness, tumbling, beam, bars, vault, obstacle course, music and fun. We teach the USA Gymnastics curriculum. Every semester there's an optional small competition for all Beginner students to participate in. Students may compete against other beginners from Newman, McGehee, Trinity and Sacred Heart. Rainbow ribbons are given as each child achieves a skill. This is an excellent motivational tool that helps a child set goals and provides parent feedback.

NOLA Pre-Team

Girls will train in USAG Junior Olympic Program and are introduced to Acrobatics.

NOLA Artistic Team
Students are selected by invitation only. Girls will compete in USAG Junior Olympic Level 1-2-3-4 against other gymnastic clubs in Louisiana.

NOLA Acrobatic Team

Students are selected by invitation only. Gymnasts will compete in sanctioned USAG Local, State, Regional and National Championships in Levels 5 - 9.

Summer Camps

Get the girls off the couch and computer. Sign them up for Summer Gymnastics Camp. This camp is for the beginner who wants to learn a cartwheel and is also for the team gymnast who wants to learn skills for her next level of competition. Available space is limited, fill out a registration form today and let the fun begin!


At the end of each Semester the girls may compete against other gymnasts from Sacred Heart, Trinity, Newman, McGehee and NOLA Gymnastics while they represent their school!

The Mini-Meet is a great opportunity to perform in front of family and friends. Spectators are welcome to take pictures and cheer on their gymnast. After their performance each gymnast climbs the awards stand and receives their trophy.


Owner/Coach Gretchen Schultz former 3 times US National Champion has represented the US in the World Championships, World Cup, Pan American Games & Olympic Training Center. Her 27 years career as a Physical Therapist complements her ability to enhance her students physical developement.

Our Head Coach Ivan Ivanov, 6 times Bulgarian National Champion holds Masters & Bachelor's' degrees in Physical Education, Sports Psychology, Management & Psychology. His athletes have won 12 medals in International meets.  Ivan is an internationally ranked judge.

During the last 3 years in the USA, coach Ivan athletes have merited 4 gold, 3 silvers and 3 bronze medals at Nationals USA Gymnastics Championships. His professional judging at national and international competitions have been requested and fulfilled numerous times and he has served as the top judge at the USA Gymnastics Championships.

NOLA Gymnastics was awarded the "2018 US Level 7 Team National Champions" award from USA Gymnastics during the Greensboro Championships.



NOLA Gymnastics has partnered with the largest private schools in the Uptown New Orleans area to bring after-school gymnastics that benefits children physical development and provide the perfect environment where students can use their senses to boost their balance, coordination and confidence. 
We teach PreK, K and Beginners after-school gymnastics at Newman, Sacred Heart, McGehee and Trinity


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