Announcement

2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez is coming to Beauty and the Beast Invitational on Saturday, January 19th!

Beauty and the Beast Invitational Gymnasts! A gymnastics superstar is coming to our event! 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez will spend Saturday, January 19 at our event! You have the opportunity to meet Laurie, win great prizes, and fundraise for Youth Protection Advocates in Gymnastics (Y.P.A.G.). Y.P.A.G.’s mission is to educate Parents, coaches and

[continue reading…]

YPAG unites communities to educate parents, coaches and athletes on the emotional, physical and sexual safety of youth in gymnastics.

We believe we must be mindful of trends in culture and media and how they influence our athletes. We encourage education, awareness and advocacy that leads to a positive body image, a healthy relationship with food, empowered self-esteem, healthy management of social media, physical safety and honoring the impressionable psychological and sexual development of youth. YPAG is a trusted resource to guide and unite our gymnastics community through the complexities of today’s gym culture.We honor that trust by ensuring NO CHILD is harmed under our leadership.

Laurie-kids-600 slideshow01 slideshow02 laurie-hernandez-2 slideshow03 lauriehernandez-3 slideshow04 slideshow05 Laurie-approved-mirror-ball-photo slideshow06

Contests

FUNDRAISING ENDS TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 11:59 PM

FUNDRAISING ENDS TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 11:59 PM The TOP 2 fundraisers TODAY, Wednesday, January 16 will win an autographed Laurie Barbie presented to you by Laurie during the Q&A!   Thank you for fundraising for Y.P.A.G. *Please note that donations may take several minutes to post. If you’re donating for a contest, top 10

[continue reading…]

Last Chance to Double Your Donations up to $500!

Last Chance to Double Your Donations up to $500! Special double opportunity: All on-line donations received from Friday, January 11 through 11:59 pm Tuesday, January 15 up to $500 will be automatically doubled! For example: Raise $100 and get credit for $200. Raise $250 and get credit for $500. Raise $500 and get credit for $1,000. This

[continue reading…]

Get FRAMED with Laurie Hernandez…!

Get FRAMED with Laurie Hernandez…! That space on your wall will look SWEET with a framed, autographed full-color 8 x 10 photo of you and Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez! Everyone who raises $100 or more between Sunday, January 6 and 11:59 pm Thursday, January 10 gets a spot in a Laurie photo op and

[continue reading…]

Laurie Hernandez

About Laurie Hernandez

Who is… Laurie Hernandez Gymnastics Beginnings Lauren Hernandez was born on June 9, 2000 in New Brunswick, NJ. Her parents put their 5-year-old daughter in dance and ballet classes, but it wasn’t holding her attention—her parents had to bribe her with sugar cookies to make her go to class. One day, a more exhilarating sport

[continue reading…]

Clinics

Private Clinic with Laurie Hernandez

The top 30 overall fundraisers will get to participate in an additional private gymnastic clinic with Laurie Hernandez.

Dinner with Laurie

How to attend dinner with Laurie Hernandez

The top 10 overall fundraisers will attend a private dinner with Laurie.