How Do Babies Do Gymnastics?

One of the questions we get asked quite frequently is “How on earth can babies do gymnastics?” And from the outside looking in, it’s a perfectly valid observation. Afterall, Gymnastics is a sport commonly associated with vastly complex movements and highly refined balancing. Clearly all skills completely outside the abilities of babies. On the other end of the scale, it …

How Gymnastics Lurks in the Background of the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics might not seem like the most obvious subject for a gymnastics blog, and we can categorically assure you there is not now, nor has there ever been, a gymnastics event at any of the Winter Olympics. No frozen pole vault, no floor routines in mittens and the pommel horse can keep its winter jacket on as gymnastics …

The Invisible Scars of the Pandemic for Children

We all know what the last 18 months have been like, so we’re not going to start this blog post with the cliched “The last 18 months have been hard on us all…” type of statement covering the internet at present. Everyone has been through it but now is a time of hope, recovery, and introspection, not further doom and …

And the Award Goes to… Us!

Out of the doom and gloom that was 2020, it’s been hard to find any degree of positivity or joy in the wider world. However, we were certainly given one right in the middle of everything and now that we’re up and running again with all of our wonderful families once again visiting the gyms, now feels like the perfect …

Happy New... March?!?

Happy New… March?!?

Well, the festive season has been and gone. So has January, and February for that matter… 2020 has fizzled out with a whimper and we’ve strode bravely into 2021 only to wide up back where we were for large swathes of 2020. But whilst the last few weeks may feel like we’re back to square one, 2021 is going to …

Merry Christmas from Gym Bubbas

Gym Bubbas (Soon to be) World Famous 12 Exercises of Christmas!

Seemingly against all the odds, the year is drawing to a close. Like so many of you, at Gym Bubbas we like to celebrate the holiday season and are intending to make the most of the small break. There was some conversation about using our Christmas blog post to say something profound and stirring to instil hope and positivity after …

How an Everyday Routine Can Positively Effect Your Mental Wellbeing

For the third and final post in our small series looking at the effects of the pandemic on child wellbeing and general family mental health, we’re going to wrap up some of the topics we’ve been discussing and take a quick look at one final area – additional needs. Once again, if you have not read our previous posts on …

Child Safeguarding and the Importance of Time Away from Home

In our previous blog post, we briefly touched on the subject of child safeguarding and the vitally important work of the Pubic Health Nursing team and other agencies. If you haven’t already read that one, then it would definitely be worth checking it out before diving into this post as there will be some elements that build upon things mentioned …

The Gym is Ready

Returning to Sport is Safe

Well, we’ve made it through the lockdown closures and have finally been able to open our doors again. Starting from the 27th of July, Gym Bubbas gyms are officially back open for business and of course, we’re eager to welcome everyone back. But we’re aware that not everyone is going to be ready to rejoin us and plenty of you …