Gabriela Geiculescu : Her story
Master in Gymnastics
1980 Romanian Olympic Team Member
Ms. Gaby, has been changing children's lives at Gaby's Gymnastics School Inc. since 1995! This year marks her successful gym's 26th anniversary!!! Gaby has great expertise and a huge heart. She has a deep love and understanding of the sport of gymnastics.
How it all began
In 1979 at the National Junior Championships, Gaby won Bars and the All-Around. Immedaitely after, she joined the National Olympic Team at Deva where she was coached by the infamous Bela Karolyi and his wife Martha Karolyi. Some of her teammates include 5-time Olympic Gold medalist Nadia Comaneci, 1980 Olympic Silver medalist Emilia Eberle, 1984 Olympic Gold medalist Lavinia Agache, 1980 Olympic Silver medalist Melita Ruhn, 4-time Olympic Gold medalist Ecaterina Szabo, 1980 Olympic Silver medalist Rodica Dunca, 1980 Olympic Silver medalist Dumitrita Turner, Marilena Neacsu and Marilena Vladarau. As a former Romanian National Team Member, she competed internationally as a Junior Elite between 1975-1980 in Germany, Bulgaria, China, Hungary, Soviet Union, Poland, Checkoslovakia (XV Spartakiada), Israel (11th International Games of Hapoel in May 1979), London (Coca-Cola in December 1979), Moskow News (March 1980), and was training to represent Romania in the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. An injury ended her Elite career early but she has brought her experience to the United States for all her students to share at Gaby's Gymnastics.
Arriving in the U.S
Gaby's biggest pride is her 32 year old son, Alexander Mihai, who earned a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Tech University and her 29 year old daughter, Cora Lisa who competed all the way to Level 10 then continued on as a NCAA college gymnast at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She graduated with a B.S in International Business. Cora is now working alongside her mother in the gym to continue the family legend.