Beth Morphis

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Top 10 Reasons Summer Gymnastics is Sensational

 Gymnastics is a muscle memory sport Muscle memory is the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious thought, acquired as a result of frequent repetition of that movement.  Much like playing an instrument gymnastics take practice-consistent practice.  Engaging in classes at Salem Gymnastics during the summer months ensures regular practice and increases progress.  More gym space Summer hours allow us to spread classes

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Strickling wins State Championship

After only 4 years at Salem Gymnastics & Swim, 11 year old Raina Stickling is the Xcel Gold State Champion for her age group.  After her impressive win at State we had the opportunity to watch her practice, and sit down to ask her some questions.   How old were you when you started Gymnastics?  Did you love it right away?  I was in

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Salem Gymnastics & Swim – Sports Month

  As Seen in Winston-Salem Chamber Chat The co-owner of Salem Gymnastics & Swim, Beth Morphis, reflects on a lifetime of growing up playing sports in Winston-Salem and pioneering sports programs for generations of young athletes. I am pleased to say that I have been a Winston-Salem girl all of my life! I was always an “upside down” girl, swinging in the trees at Brunson,

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Meet Matthew, age 3

See 3 year old Matthew calmly back float, then swim forward back to the platform unassisted! At Salem Gymnastics & Swim we love watching all our students grow in ability and confidence.  Matthew started swimming with us as a baby shortly after opening our swim program, and it has been a joy watching him go from timid to fearless! Recently Matthew’s mother, Ann, sat

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Comments on the recent headlines concerning Abuse

Friends, Over the past weeks and months we, like many of you, have been shocked and disgusted by the Dr. Larry Nassar sex abuse story.  Child sexual abuse sadly permeates many areas of society and for years we have had policies in place to keep predators away and our students safe.  Yet we are still left wondering, how could this have happened? Everywhere we’ve been over

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Salem Swim welcomes a new Director

It’s hard to believe, but July 30th marked one year of swim classes at Salem! It has been a fabulous year with hundreds of children learning the life-saving skill of swim under the direction of our start-up Swim Director, Mike Wood. Mike has done an AMAZING job of helping take Salem Swim from the drawing board to reality, but it is now time for

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Back-to-school registration is open!

The back-to-school schedule is now live at Salemgym.com, and registrations are being accepted in all programs. Our most popular classes fill early, so don’t delay! A few things to know: Swim classes are year-round, so there’s no need to re-register. Remember that the best way to keep your child safe in the water is to stay in lessons throughout the year, constantly improving and

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Salem’s 37th annual Gold Medal Day

Salem’s 37th annual Gold Medal Day & Dance-nastics Recital will be held June 2-3, 2017. All students currently enrolled in gymnastics, from the tiniest parent/tot through our tumblers are invited to perform in our annual show! Parent/tots, Tumbleweeds, school aged gymnasts and tumblers can view their schedule here. Red Team and Blue Team gymnasts, please click here.. We look forward to seeing you on

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Fall schedule is now live!

We are now taking registrations for our back-to-school classes in gymnastics, swim, & dance. Simply click on the program of your choice and make your selection. Unsure of what level to enroll your child in?  We can help! School year swim classes begin July 30th. School year gymnastics & dance classes begin September 6th. Capital Martial Arts program is ongoing!


Salem Swim Opens July 30th

It’s official!  The water is in, inspections are forthcoming, intensive staff training is set, and classes begin Saturday, July 30! Read about the progress here, as reported in the July 2016 issue of Forsyth Family magazine: Salem Gymnastics Expansion and New Salem Swim Center by Meghan E.W. Corbett Anyone who has experience with Salem Gymnastics knows what a fantastic experience it offers kids of

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