About Us

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Our Mission & Vision

 

MG Rhythmic Academy seeks to continue to develop the sport they love so much and be able to provide the best environment for your child to grow. Using a combination of Giorgia’s ballet and Maya’s rhythmic backgrounds, athletes will learn to become graceful and coordinated. This program will shape young girls into strong, passionate, confident women by teaching them self-discipline, time management skills, teamwork, and leadership skills, as well as positive health habits. We are dedicated to helping give the opportunity to every child to reach their goals and potential in this sport.

Meet Our Coaches

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Giorgia Nobili

Owner and Head Coach for Lower Levels & Group

Giorgia Nobili, born in Rome, Italy, fell in love with dance before she was born. She began ballet classes at the age of 2, despite being the youngest in the class by two years! Her passion at a young age kept her at the top of her class at Teatro Greco where she scored top marks on her exams year after year. In 2002 she was one of 9 students selected out of 200 to attend the world renown Teatro Dell'Opera di Roma.

After moving to the US at the age of 10 she attended many ballet schools all over MA including the Boston Ballet School and various private coaches, sometimes driving close to two hours (one way) in search of best quality training. Giorgia trained rigorously 25+ hours weekly, gaining knowledge in all aspects of dance technique, performance, choreography and production throughout her student career. She also has been selected to dance for several junior and professional companies such as: The Great Moscow Ballet Nutcracker, Commonwealth Ballet Company, Tony Williams Dance Company, Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble, and many more. During this time she also expanded her training to include the circus arts, with a focus on contortion and aerial arts.

Her teaching career began at age 12. At the age of 14 she began teacher training, working with her own teachers to understand how to properly develop young athletes both physically and mentally. At 16 she began teaching her own ballet and acro classes.

In 2012 Giorgia began teaching young rhythmic gymnasts ballet- a fundamental part of this sport. Using her circus and ballet training in tandem, she learned all about this amazing sport and fell in love. Soon after working alongside current business partner Mayya Mashatina, she began teaching her own Junior Olympic group who went on to win silver medals at the USAG Open Championships.

Since then, she has opened MG Rhythmic Academy where she is head coach for the Lower Levels (JO pre-team and levels 3-6) and groups. In this time she has coached girls who have gone on to win State, Regional and National titles as well as countless medals both nationally and internationally.

Giorgia also has additional knowledge in injury prevention, child development, music theory, choreography, traditional, character and Latin dances, acrobatics and lifts and clothing/costume design and production!

Her goal is to raise well-rounded, self-sufficient and confident young women, all the while teaching them the beautiful discipline that is Rhythmic Gymnastics.

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Maya Mashatina

Owner and Head Coach for Upper Levels

Born in Moscow, Russia Mayya Mashatina earned her Master of Sport (level 10) in Rhythmic Gymnastics. She trained for 15 years in one of the largest clubs in Moscow: CSKA. Mayya has represented her club and her country at both national and international competitions all over the World. After finishing her athletic career at the age of 17, she was invited to coach in Boston.

She started her coaching carrier upon moving to the United States  in 2010.

In 2017 along with her now partner, Giorgia and after gaining experience and knowledge in coaching young athletes, she decided it was time to take the next step and open MG Rhythmic Academy, where she is the Upper Level (7-10) head coach for the USAG Junior Olympic Program.

Her dedication and ability to learn quickly brought many of her students to State , Regional and even National Championship titles. Mayya's students have been invited to many USA gymnastics camps such as Future Stars, Young Squad, Squad Camp, Elite and National Elite camp at the prestigious Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY.

Additionally, her students have also traveled internationally to competitions and training in Moscow and Canada where her students have met and trained with World class and Olympic level coaches and gymnasts.

Mayya Mashatina has been coaching for over 10 years and during this time more than 14 of her students have become National champions. She loves this sport and her dream is to represent the USA at the Olympic Games with her gymnasts!

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Yudit Bolotovsky

XCEL C/D & Intermediate/Advanced Recreational

Yudit Bolotovsky was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and moved to Boston when she was 2. She is fluent in English, Russian, and Hebrew. She started doing Rhythmic Gymnastics at 5 and continued until she was was 16. Yudit competed from levels 5-9 and participated in International, National, Junior Olympic competitions, both individually and in group. After retiring doing gymnastics competitively, she began assistant coaching and running Rhythmic Gymnastic Themed birthday parties. Yudit attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst from 2011-2015, and received her Bachelors Degree in Communication Disorders with a minor in Psychology and Education. From 2015-2017 she studied at Northeastern University and received her Masters in Speech and Language Pathology. During her time in graduate school, Yudit continued coaching Rhythmic Gymnastics to recreational, preschool groups, and adult groups. She choreographed numerous individual, group, and exhibition routines with girls ages 4-12. In 2017, Yudit moved to Sderot, Israel, a small city in Southern Israel located on the Gaza Border. There she worked with children suffering from PTSD as a Manager and English teacher at a small non-profit children’s community center. During her time in Israel, Yudit also worked with Atena, a large non-profit Women’s Sports Organization promoting female sports in Israel. Atena oversaw and subsidized Yudit’s small gymnastics center, giving the young girls in Sderot a very unique opportunity to try rhythmic gymnastics. From 2018-2020, Yudit ran and coached over 70 girls in groups of 10-15. She coached the girls in Hebrew and organized shows, performances, and competitions. Today, Yudit is back in Boston and working as a Speech-Language Pathologist in an Elementary School. She works at MG Rhythmic as the XCEL D coach, where the girls work on flexibility, conditioning, coordination, apparatus handling, and routines. She is very excited and happy to be back coaching in her home city, with an amazing staff and team of girls around.

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Natalia Odikadze

XCEL A/B & Beginner/Intermediate Recreational

Natalia started doing Rhythmic Gymnastics at age 5. At 6, she traveled to her first USSR Championship in Voronezh. She was a member of the Georgian National Team. At 16, she was a part of team match and became champion of USSR. When she was 17, she was given the title “Master of Sport”. Natalia finished school in the institute, Academy of Sport and continued working as a head coach at a children's sports school. "I have always loved to work with kids, especially watching them grow as sportsmen and seeing how they change."

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Makayla Garrett

All Levels Ballet & Dance

Makayla Garrett, born in New York, has been dancing for over fifteen years and holds her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance with a concentration in Pedagogy. She is primarily trained in Classical Ballet and Modern, with principal, soloist, and corps de ballet performance credits in The Nutcracker, Cinderella, The Sleeping Beauty, and The Wizard of Oz with the Company of Dance Arts in New Jersey. She has completed various dance intensives, receiving coaching from various prestigious mentors, including soloist & principal dancers from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. She has been a successful candidate of the Royal Academy of Dance examinations, receiving distinction on all exams taken. While studying in college, Makayla was invited to study dance in London, England at the University of Roehampton, where she developed her capstone project, a thirty-minute choreographic work exploring dance theory. She recently relocated to Boston, where she has completed her Yoga Teacher Training Certification at the 200-hour level and has been freelance teaching various dance fundamentals. She has also obtained her Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) certification, which she frequently teaches to MGRA students to correct technical errors that they struggle with in regular ballet classes. Makayla is excited to share her experience and passion with her students at MGRA!

Junior Coaches

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Yelyzaveta Trutayeva

Preschool

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Laura Feng

Tiny Tots

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Ally Chen

Kinder Kids

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Lana Ryabin

Preschool 2

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