SOURCE: Victory Gymnastics Academy

Victory Gymnastics Academy

December 10, 2013 13:53 ET

San Diego's Acclaimed Victory Gymnastics Academy (VGA) Hosts 'Tumbling for Toys' Holiday Drive Kicking Off Thursday, December 12 in Support of YWCA of San Diego

Those Who Donate Items Will Receive a Complimentary Gymnastics Class Instructed by One of VGA's Top Coaches

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - This holiday season, Victory Gymnastics Academy ( in San Diego is "Tumbling For Toys" in support of the YWCA's (Young Women's Christian Association) annual holiday drive. Kicking off at the Academy (4863 Shawline St. San Diego, CA 92111) on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 4-7p.m., donations by non-members can receive a free class offered by one of VGA's top gymnastics coaches with their donation; donations by members will receive a $10 leotard coupon. Attendees may also meet the coaches and gymnasts while enjoying complimentary refreshments.

A variety of items are welcomed including toys, gift cards, and other age appropriate and new, unwrapped gifts for kids, teens and adults. Donations will be accepted at the academy through Dec. 22.

The YWCA of San Diego County helps women, children, and families escaping domestic violence and homelessness overcome trauma, rebuild their lives, and achieve self-sufficiency.

VGA owner Shawna Meyer has brought a perfect mix of fun, fitness, focus, discipline and healthy competitive spirit to the kids of thousands of parents over the past seven years.

VGA's original 12,000 square-foot facility opened in 2006. In January 2011, the facility moved to its current 18,000 square-foot space in the Kearny Mesa area -- which makes it the largest gym of its kind in the San Diego area. Exciting safety meets playful amenities, including a six-foot deep foam pit filled with thousands of red, white and blue cubes -- the perfect safe-landing spot after dismounting off the uneven bars, tumbling off the floor or vaulting.

The competitive program at Victory Gymnastics Academy, which includes many young girls doing level 9 and 10 gymnastics, is run by Head Team Coaches Charlie Tamayo and his wife Nicole. Charlie is a three-time Pan Am Team Champion who made Cuban history twice for winning world medals. Victory's Gym Director is Cy Platt, who with his brothers Boone and Cheetah toured with The Platt Brothers, also the name of their full-length theatrical production featuring acrobatics, dance, comedy and music. The Platt Brothers also made several appearances on "America's Got Talent."

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