ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY - It's called the "Living the Dream" Invitational meet.
At LCD Gymnastics in Altoona, Blair County, the goal is to build sportsmanship and teamwork.
Co -owner and Coach Dawn Litzinger stresses the fun in flexibility.
"The girls are getting not only strength , flexibility, it's discipline it's hard work i just think in every aspect of your life it has something to offer."
Along with learning gymnastics skills, the program here emphasizes peer relationships, organization, structure, perseverance and commitment.
9 year old gymnast Jessica Delbaggio a little something about perseverance.
"I just go home and sit in my splits and stuff."
Jessica says they keep practicing until "they get it"
And she encourages other kids to get it too.
"Try to get more exercise and try to get into more sports, " says Delbaggio.
To learn more about being a fit kid and a link to LCD Gymnastics head here.