Shelby Downen (Gymnastics Instructor) Shelby started taking gymnastics here at Patti’s when she was three. She continued with tumbling classes for 15 years, where she was also on an All-Star Cheerleading Team that won grand champion and advanced to World’s in 2011. Her stunt group took 1st place at state in Indianapolis. She was also a varsity cheerleader all four years of high school. Shelby also took two years of dance classes, and attended Columbia College in Chicago for one year where she learned hip-hop, jazz, African, modern and ballet. She is very excited to work with your children to help them succeed and build their self-confidence. Click here to watch a short welcome video from Miss Shelby.