Welcome to Brainerd - MN Just For Kix!
This is more than dance, here memories are made.
At Brainerd - MN Just For Kix,
kids shine.
In Brainerd - MN we celebrate the achievements of every student, at any skill level. At Just For Kix, doing your best, is more important than being the best. 

DANCE with Brainerd - MN Just For Kix. On a stage all our own.
Proven Technical Training
As an established youth dance studio, Just For Kix is a leader in dance instruction. We offer proven technical training, a focus on teamwork and a respectful experience to our students. With a strong balance of fun and technique in our classes, we create a teaching environment that is low stress and less pressure. Styles vary from location to location offering everything from: Kick • Jazz • Lyrical • Hip Hop • Ballet • Tap • Pom.
Here, Dancers Grow.
As dancers progress through our studio, they experience the health and fitness benefits of working to build cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility, along with the core attributes of confidence, pride and friendship.
A Company You Can Trust.
For 30 years, Just For Kix has provided youth dancers across the country the opportunity to create their own sparkling image of team work, dance technique, and confidence building through proven instruction and a passion for individual improvement.
13 States • 200 Programs • 21,000 Students & Growing.
Meet Our Director
Experienced, Dedicated, Passionate.
Brainerd - MN Just For Kix Director Cindy Clough is at the top of her game teaching Brainerd - MN youth technique, confidence and pride!
Meet Our Instructors
Ali Clough

10th year staff member

Worked on the opening of the NFL kick off and Super Bowl Halftime 2015

Dancer, Super Bowl XLVII (2011) with Beyonce & Super Bowl XLV (2013) with Black Eyed Peas

Choreographer for several collegiate & high school dance teams

Presenter & Teacher at multiple dance conventions including Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin & Texas

Teacher, Choreographer & Designer for Just For Kix, supporting… More
Amanda Clough

Brainerd High School 1998 Graduate

Three year member of Brainerd Warrior Dance Team "The Kixters"

Director for the Aitkin Just For Kix program from 2006 – 2014

16th season working for Brainerd Just For Kix Studio

6 year Just For Kix Home Office employee

Married for 17 years to husband Matt with two children: MaKayla & Macy
Jamie Clough

Started dancing at 3 years old, and continued for 15 years. 7 years were spent dancing at studios in Andover, the remaining 8 years at the Brainerd JFK studio.

Joined the Brainerd Highschool JV dance team as a freshman.

]JFK assistant for 2 years.

Became a Brainerd Kixter, dancing on the Varsity team for 3 years.

Was the Kixter captain her senior year.

Joined the Army in 2000 as an Air Traffic Controller for the 147th ATS… More
Danielle Larson-Schultz

Dani Larson-Schultz lives in Brainerd with her husband Dave, son Parker, and pup McDougal. Dani basically grew up in the Brainerd/Baxter area, moving here just before the start of 4th grade, and joined Mini Kix when she was 9. She was also on the high school dance team the Kixters. In middle school Dani began taking studio dance as well as dancing with JFK. She started teaching dance when she was 16 and started instructing at JFK summer camps while in high school. Dani danced in college on… More
Annie Lindberg

Danced at the Dance Shoppe for 14 years in the Twin Cities.

Was a 4-year member and 2-year captain of the Wayzata Trojet Dance Team winning 2 Jazz state championships, was a 2-time All-State participant and received All-Tournament.

Was a 4-year member and 2-year captain of the University of St. Thomas Dance Team winning 5 National Championships in jazz and hip-hop and was awarded Most Spirited, Most Valuable Dancer, and was a 2-time receiver of the Tommie Award.
Kelly Mankowski

Grew up in the Brainerd Lakes Area

Brainerd High School Graduate

3 Year member of the Warrior Dance Team "The Kixters" and State Champions in 1993

Graduated from CLC and danced on the Raiders Dance team

Employed by Just For Kix since 1995

Employed at Achieving Independence, Inc. full time

Married to husband Chuck and have 3 kids who keep us very busy!
Cierra Meyer-Berg

2 year staff member

5 year member and captain of the Brainerd Warrior Dance Team

Trained at Brainerd Just For Kix Dance studio for 9 years

Two-time Heather Star Habeck Award Winner and has been awarded Most Outstanding Dancer

Danced on a Scheels Back to School Commercial
Brianna Niemeyer

Trained at Just For Kix in Brainerd since she was 3 years old.

As apart of Stroia Ballet Company during High School.

5-time member of the Brainerd Kixter dance team as was Captain her senior year.

Danced at NDSU her freshman year of college where she won a National Championship in the D1 Pom Division

She now teaches at the Just for Kix Studio in Brainerd.
Current Class Offerings and Information
PROGRAM CLASS GRADES DATES TIME REGISTER
Baxter, MN Kick: Winter Teeny 2-3yrs Grades 2yrs - 3yrs 12/07 - 01/25 6:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Winter Teeny 4-5yrs Grades 4yrs - 5yrs 12/07 - 01/25 6:15 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Spring Teeny 2-3yrs Grades 2yrs - 3rys 03/08 - 04/19 6:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Spring Teeny 4-5yrs Grades 4yrs - 5yrs 03/08 - 04/19 6:15 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Tiny 4-5yrs Grades 4yrs - 5yrs 09/07 - 04/26 5:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Pre-Tiny 2-3yrs Grades 2yrs - 3yrs 09/07 - 04/26 5:15 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Pre-Tiny 2-3yrs Grades 2yrs - 3yrs 09/07 - 04/26 5:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Tiny 3-5 yrs Grades 3yrs - 5yrs 09/07 - 04/26 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Tiny 4-5yrs Grades 4yrs - 5yrs 09/12 - 04/24 5:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Wee Petite K-1st Grades K - 1st 09/07 - 04/26 5:30 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Wee Petite K-1st Grades K - 1st 09/07 - 04/26 6:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Wee Petite K-1st Grades K - 1st 09/12 - 04/24 5:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Wee 2nd-3rd Grades 2nd - 3rd 09/06 - 04/25 3:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Twinklers Jazz: Wee 2nd-3rd Grades 2nd - 3rd 09/06 - 04/25 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Wee 2nd-3rd Grades 2nd - 3rd 09/12 - 04/24 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Hip Hop: Wee 2nd-3rd Grades 2nd - 3rd 09/12 - 04/24 3:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Lyrical: Wee 2nd-3rd Grades 2nd - 3rd 09/12 - 04/24 6:30 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Mini 4th-5th Grades 4th - 5th 09/06 - 04/25 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Shining Stars Jazz: Mini 4th-5th Grades 4th - 5th 09/06 - 04/25 3:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Tap: Mini 4th-6th Grades 4th - 6th 09/06 - 04/25 5:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Mini 4th-5th Grades 4th - 5th 09/12 - 04/24 6:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Hip Hop: Mini 4th-5th Grades 4th - 5th 09/12 - 04/24 3:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Lyrical: Mini 4th-5th Grades 4th - 5th 09/12 - 04/24 5:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Middle 6th-8th Grades 6th - 8th 09/08 - 04/27 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Showstoppers Jazz: Middle 6th-8th Grades 6th - 8th 09/08 - 04/27 3:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Middle 6th-8th Grades 6th - 8th 09/12 - 04/24 3:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Hip Hop: Middle 6th-8th Grades 6th - 8th 09/12 - 04/24 6:30 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Lyrical: Middle 6th-8th Grades 6th - 8th 09/12 - 04/24 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Spring Tap Troupe: 7th-12th Grades 7th - 12th 03/06 - 04/24 7:15 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Kick: Senior 9-12th Grades 9th - 12th 09/06 - 04/25 6:30 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Starmakers Jazz: 9th-12th Grades 9th - 12th 09/08 - 04/27 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Lyrical: Senior 9th-12th Grades 9th - 12th 09/12 - 04/24 5:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Hip Hop: Senior 9th-12th Grades 6th - 12th 09/12 - 04/24 6:30 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Adult Women's Fitness Grades 12th - + 10/25 - 04/25 7:30 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Beginner Ballet: 1st-5th Grades K - 5th 09/07 - 04/26 4:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Advanced Ballet II: 6th-12th Grades 6th - 12th 09/08 - 04/27 4:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Intermediate Ballet: 2nd-12th Grades 2nd - 12th 09/08 - 04/27 5:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Advanced Ballet I: 6th-12th Grades 6th - 12th 09/08 - 04/27 6:45 p.m. Class Info Photo
Baxter, MN Beg. Gymnastics/Tumbling Grades 2nd - 12th 10/28 - 12/16 5:00 p.m. Class Info Photo
What Others Say About Us
"To see kids work so hard at something they truly enjoy and also succeed at it is really heart warming. I have always been impressed by Just For Kix, but Just For Kix is truly at the top of the ladder for us!" 
- Just For Kix Dancer Parents
Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns, you can contact me. 

Cindy Clough
e: cindy@justforkix.com
p: 218-829-7107  

Just For Kix Studio - Brainerd
6948 Lake Forest Road
Baxter, MN, 56425

If you would like to speak to someone at the JFK home office, call 218-829-7107, email dance@justforkix.com or fax 218-824-3545. 

Mail payments to: PO Box 724 Brainerd, MN 56401

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