JFK Intensive teachers

Dancers depend on their teachers to reach new levels and accomplish great feats with their dancing. We take pride in our staff. Highly talented, they are committed to challenging you, but also recognize the need to let loose and have a little fun!

Just For Kix Instructor

Alexandra Clough

Just For Kix Instructor & Choreographer
Designer of the Alexandra Collection
Danced in Superbowl XLV with The Black Eyed Peas
Coach of Brainerd, MN Warrior Dance Team “The Kixters”
Studio trained at Stroia Ballet/Just For Kix
Just For Kix Staff Member

Adina Bellanger

10th year staff member
Coached Sauk Rapids-Rice Dance Team '10-'11
Member of first Intern Scholarship Professional Program at Broadway Dance Center
Original member of "Pushing Progress" a Contemporary Jazz Company in New York, NY
Danced in the opening act for Drake at the Wild 94.1 concert in Tampa, FL.
Lives in Clearwater, FL and will be opening her own Dance Studio, Pearl "Studio" in 2014
Founder Stroia Ballet Company

Carlos Stroia

Founder of the Stroia Ballet Company
Debuted at age 14 in the Vienna Stats Opera, Vienna Austria
Past member of the Campagnia-Clasico Cosi Stefanescu in Italy
Represented Romania at the International Ballet Competition in Varna Bulgaria
Has danced professionally in over 26 countries
Team Minnesota

Grace Gilbertson

Danced on "Team Minnesota" at National Dance Competition
Just For Kix Camp & Studio Instructor
Team MVP, received All State Honors and Academic All State Award as
Brainerd Warrior Dance Team "The Kixters" Captain
Top 15 finisher in Miss Dance Team USA
Staff Member Dance Shoppe

Lindsay Danielson

12th Year Staff Member
Trained at The Dance Shoppe (now Summit Dance Shoppe)
Member of the Eden Prairie Dance Team, received All Conference Award
Current Eden Prairie Dance Team Varsity Coach
Competitive team teacher and choreographer at Dance Arts Centre
Recipient of NDA's Innovative Choreographer Award,
Starz Competition Outstanding Choreography Award, and multiple high point awards.
Choreographed for MN Vikings Cheerleaders, MN Swarm Performance Team,
and multiple High School and College Dance Teams throughout the country.

Kari Stengrim

Pilates Instructor
2012 Summer Intensive Staff dancers