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THE LITTLE GYM OF Hampton & Teddington

The Little Gym of Hampton & Teddington offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear. Our trained instructors nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child classes and gymnastics, plus fun extras like parties, camps and more.




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I was an engineer before I discovered The Little Gym. I had 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications and oil and gas industries under my belt. I loved being an engineer, but I was ready for a change.

I had fallen out of love with the corporate world. My heart wasn’t in it anymore and I just wanted to do my own thing.

My friends will tell you that I’ve always been a bit rebellious. And the time was right for my own personal rebellion! I wanted to make a positive difference in the world – I just needed to figure out how.

Our daughter, Malini, was very timid and avoided trying anything new. She also struggled with balance and coordination. We sensed that poor physical confidence was holding her back... Read more



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Our Philosophy of

Three Dimensional Learning


At The Little Gym, our environment is fun, but our purpose is serious. That’s why we embrace a proprietary philosophy called Three-Dimensional Learning, in which physical activity is a conduit for nurturing your whole child. The Three-Dimensional Learning approach to skill development means that every class we offer fosters growth in three holistic dimensions—Brain Boost!, Get Moving! and Life Skills! Read on to see how each dimension of learning helps your child grow into a well-rounded, well-adjusted child.




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Developing flexibility, strength, balance and coordination through varied physical activities.



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Nurturing listening skills, concentration and decision-making that benefit your child well beyond the gym.



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Promoting sharing, teamwork, cooperation and leadership through spending time with friends and peers.



40 years of


An innovative educator, musician and kinesiologist, Robin Wes envisioned a nurturing place where children could explore their physical development while also growing socially, emotionally and intellectually. He opened the first The Little Gym in 1976 in Bellevue, Washington and infused those early classes with the same positive, non-competitive spirit that characterises us today. Forty years later, children in more than 300 locations worldwide experience the Serious Fun of The Little Gym.



The Little Gym

Growth Chart


The Little Gym concept is born as Robin Wes opens his first gym


The Little Gym begins franchising


Over 300 locations in 25 countries


Expansion reaches six continents with European locations in 12 countries




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