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THE LITTLE GYM Brno


  

Lenka-NavratilovaLenka Navrátilová

Gym Director

Your favourite The Little Gym story?
- The most special moments are when children come to The Little Gym with a big smile on their faces. And with the little ones, the moment they say their name for the first time and run to get a high5 from me!!

How did you get interested in sports?
- Gymnastics was and is very special for me. Mountaineering, athletics, running uphill J in the nature, swimming, in-line skates, biking etc.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I am with my husband and children David and Ella. I try to lead them towards sports, which I believe is the right way to prepare them for life.

​What can't you live without? ​
- Without my family, nature, good food and sports.

Where ​have you lived?
- I was Born in Brno, where I still live. Places I enjoyed on vacation where Norway and Marocco.
  

Michaela-ZhanelovaMichaela Zhánělová

Program Director

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- I like when the little ones are so much looking forward to run into the gym and start ringing the bells… And I really enjoy watching how they develop and having fun with it.

How did you get interested in sports?
- I was lead to sport since my early childhood. I used to play basketball, nowadays I enjoy volleyball and squash.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I sport a lot, and also like to relax and sleep J

What can't you live without? ​
- I can’t miss friend and family in my life. And lot’s of colours around, because with colours everything is more enjoyable!!!

Where ​have you lived?
- I am living in Tišnov, near to Brno, I lived here since I was a child and I like it there a lot!

     

Katerina-HanakovaKateřina Hanáková

Program Director

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- I really enjoy working with children with amazing fantasy they have – one week they are princesses, the other one steam engines J This is great!

How did you get interested in sports?
- I played basketball, and athletics.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I like to hike during my free time. And I like to read!!

What can't you live without? ​
- Without my family, books, fruits, vegetables, exercising and chocolate!!

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from Přerov, nowadays I live in Brno. I have seen other countries, but so far only as a tourist.

  

Aneta-Augustinova2_copy​Aneta Augustinová

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- I really enjoy when children get excited and try new challenges witout hesitation. When I see how happy they are with every single step, I can't go home in a bad mood...

How did you get interested in sports?
- I did majorettes for more than 10years - we travelled through Europe mainly to France and Belgium. I jogg from spring to autumn and would like to join a course of contemporary or lyrical dance.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- Sleeping, cooking, reading and off course travelling with friends and family.

What can't you live without? ​
- Without positive people around me, without good food, music and sports.

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from nové Město na Moravě, and I live and study in Brno now.


  

Bara 2Barbora Dušková

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- My favourite story is when I see kids full of happiness and enjoying a lot of fun.

How did you get interested in sports?
- I used to do modern gymnastics and athletics. Since my ten years I have been actively engaged in horse riding, especially parkour.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I mostly look for fun with friends or family in my free time.

What can't you live without? ​
- I can’t live without animals, family, best friends and my amazing boyfriend. I couldn’t live without support of my closest ones and their help in crisis situations. And also without sport, traveling and good meal :)

Where ​have you lived?
- I live in Brno. It is a great place for calm living. I like travel and this summer I spent holidays in London.

  

Josef_copy1​Josef Vrbka

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- I like to see kids, their happiness, when they can handle exercise, which couldn’t before.

How did you get interested in sports?
- No sport is strange to me. I have been playing badminton for over 11 years. This year I have started to play badminton at competitive level. I like to play volleyball and football for a team, which is close to my home town.

 

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- Sleeping, watching TV shows or doing exercise.

 

What can't you live without? ​
- I can’t live without sport and friends.

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from small village Věžná.

  

simca2Simona Bohuslavová

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- What I like about The Little Gym is fact, that I can release all my phantasy and together with children have lots of fun. And also I can teach them a lot of useful things!

How did you get interested in sports?
- I was a competitive gymnasts as a child, but everyday training was not really for me. After that I did lot of athletics and dance. I ski and snowboard a lot and biking and jogging are also my favourites.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- Other than sport I like to cook and bake

What can't you live without? ​
- The most important in my life is my family and group of closest friends. I would also not like to give-up mountains, biking, good food and good laugh :-).

Where ​have you lived?
- I was born in Brno, where I live till now. I had a change to live in France and Germany for couple of months.

  

michalMichal Valoušek

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- It’s hard to say. Every lesson has its own magic and I can’t choose only one favourite story. The greatest pleasure is to see happiness in the child’s eyes at the end of the lesson and when they handle some more challenging exercise.

How did you get interested in sports?
- I used to do karate (4 years) and later krav maga, so martial arts and gymnastics are very close to me. My favourite activities are workout (outdoor), 150-170 BPM running and HIIT now.


What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I like to do sports and PC programming. I can’t do more due to time limit.

What can't you live without? ​
- It’s hard to answer this question. I can’t imagine life without my family and friends. They are my life priority.

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from Čáslav (near Kutna Hora). Now I live in Brno where I study and go home only on holidays.

 

Misa-Exlova2_copy​Michaela Exlová

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- I was really happy with one girl from my class (Eliška), she was afraid to walk on the high beam with her mom, but she did it with me!

How did you get interested in sports?
- I am into aerobik since my childhood, I did gymnastics too, but any kind of sport is fine.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I live in a small town, so I go out with the dogs and we go for a long walk.

What can't you live without? ​
- Without my family, as without them I couldn't get to the point where I am now.

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from a small town Bystřice pod Pernštejnem. I lived in Prague for a while and travelled only to usual holiday destinations: Croatia, Italy, Germany, England...

 

David-Frais def​David Frais

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- I love to see kid’s happiness, when they are trying to do some exercise for a long time and then they succeed.

How did you get interested in sports?
- I used to do many sport, but “Workout” (exercise with own body weight) have stayed as my passion.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- I like to spend time with my closest ones, compose music or do workout.

What can't you live without? ​
- I can’t imagine my life without my closest friends, family, sport and meal.

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from Hranice close to Přerov and now I’m studying in Brno.

   

zuzkaZuzana Vrbecká

Instructor

Your favourite The Little Gym story? 

- It's hard to choose only one favourite story. It always makes me happy, when kids throw away their fears and try new exercises. Then we can watch their progress and joy of little achievments every week.

How did you get interested in sports?
- Since my childhood, my parents led me to sport activities. I used to play volleyball, tennis and in winter went skiing. Most of all, I fell in love to Aerobic, which I do now. For a few years I've even been training children, which was a great experience. Besides the exercise in The Little Gym and Aerobic I like go to fitness or run.

What ​do you love to do in your free time?
- My current entertainment and duty is the study of journalism and social work at Masaryk University. Besides the sport, I like reading, cooking or I spend time with my friends.

What can't you live without? ​
- I couldn't live without my family and friends. And..without sleep, delicious meal and drink of course.

Where ​have you lived?
- I come from Nove Mesto na Morave, and due to studies I also stay in Brno. Besides the traditional holiday destination, I've traveled to Great Britain and Ireland, where I would like to go again.