Ritmix Gymnastics Club offers general gymnastics classes to children of all ages. Its main goal is to promote health and wellbeing of children. The club has focused aesthetic group gymnastics (AGG) and rhythmic gymnastics (RG) classes for children who are willing to learn about music, dance and acrobatics in the gymnastics sport.
Our coaches are trained teachers combining the skills of dance and gymnastics. AGG and RG disciplines combine the beauty of dance and the elegance of gymnastics skills into one unique group exercise for boys and girls. Ritmix Gymnastics Club is an affiliated club member of the Queensland Gymnastics Association and Gymnastics Australia.
Meet the team
Name Ms Cecilia Maza
Position Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach and Dance Teacher
Classes Ritmix Achievers and Stars classes (1 hour)
Experience Ms Cecilia is originally from Italy and brings a wealth of experience in the rhythmic gymnastics area. Cecilia is a professional dancer, she started ballet,modern-jazz ,hip hop and contemporary dance when she was 3 years old. Her passion for dancing brought her to became a choreographer. She has done many performances around the world including Egypt, Spain, Kenya and Greece. She’s been living in Brisbane since 2015 where she developed her career as a dancer and teacher. Her recently activities are collaborating with musicians as a choreographer and dance teacher.
Name Miss Angeli Lamont
Position Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach
Classes RG Levels program (3+ hours)
Experience Angeli is an intermediate RG coach and responsible for the Ritmix RG Levels program. She has been actively training rhythmic gymnastics for the last 7 years. In 2015, she went to Nationals with her sub-junior group, and achieved a bronze medal. Angeli loves the sport because it is fun, beautiful, and increases your flexibility and coordination, and allows you to be creative! She is currently at Brisbane State High School, and competes for the school in QGSSSA rhythmic gymnastics. Angeli really enjoys working in groups and coaching. One day, she hopes to become a physiotherapist.
Name Ms Samara Saker
Position Rhythmic Gymnastics and WAG Coach
Classes RG Recreational classes (1.5hrs)
Experience Ms Samara holds a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science. She studied subjects in children’s motor development, coordination, and movement patterns. Ms Samara is an Intermediate Coach who has been coaching children of all ages for the past three years. She is specialises in teaching children acrobatics and gross motor skills.
Name Ms Lily Smith
Position: Ballet Teacher
Classes: RG Levels Saturday
Experience Ms Lily is our ballet teacher who not long ago was performing with the famous Bolshoi Ballet Academy. She has completed RAD pre-primary to Grade 8 (All Distinctions), Intermediate Foundation – Advanced One (All Distinctions) and the Traineeship year at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, scoring top marks in all dance, academic and language subjects. Ms Lily is teaching children ballet, core body posture, and specific ballet skills for rhythmic gymnasts.
Name Miss Lola Vuksanovic
Position Rhythmic Gymnastics Beginner Coach
Classes RG Levels program (Level 2)
Experience Miss Lola is a beginner RG coach who trains our RG Level 2 athletes on Saturdays. She is assisting our RG coaches as well as helping children achieve their weekly goals.
Name Vanja Stok
Position Ritmix Club Owner – Advanced RG Coach
Classes Monday, Friday and Saturday – Supervisor Coach
Experience Vanja is an advanced RG coach. She was a rhythmic gymnast many years ago. It was through her passion for rhythmic gymnastics that she has met many high performing athletes and coaches. Vanja coached many State and National RG Champions from Levels 4 to 9. After retiring from the sport in 2006, she has come back with more passion and desire to get as many children involved in this remarkable sport.