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. Our dance classes provide young dancers a learning environment focused on team work, proven dance technique and confidence building. Committed to youth dancers advancement through performance, we believe in every student. Backed by 35 years of experience, our dedication to enabling dancers to shine creates a learning environment like no other.

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PROGRAM

CLASS

GRADES

DATES

TIME

Brainerd - MN

Kick: HOLIDAY Teeny 3-5yrs CUPCAKE CUTIES
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

10/24 - 12/12

Wedn 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: HOLIDAY Teeny 2-3yrs ITTY BITTYS
2yrs - 3rys Grade

10/24 - 12/12

Wedn 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: WINTER Teeny 2-3yrs ITTY BITTYS
2yrs - 3yrs Grade

01/02 - 02/06

Wedn 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: WINTER Teeny 4-5yrs CUPCAKE CUTIES
4yrs - 5yrs Grade

01/02 - 02/06

Wedn 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: SPRING Teeny 2-3yrs ITTY BITTYS
2yrs - 3rys Grade

03/27 - 05/01

Wedn 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: SPRING Teeny 4-5yrs CUPCAKE CUTIES
4yrs - 5yrs Grade

03/27 - 05/01

Wedn 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Mon Tiny 3-5yrs LITTLE STARS
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Wed Tiny 4-5yrs BROADWAY BABIES
4yrs - 5yrs Grade

09/12 - 05/01

Wedn 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Tiny Tumbling FULL SEASON: Preschool 3-5yrs
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

09/12 - 05/01

Wedn 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Wed Tiny 3-5 yrs DANCING DARLINGS
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

09/12 - 05/01

Wedn 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Thurs Tiny 3-5 yrs SUGAR & SPICE
Pre - Pre Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Tiny Tumbling HOLIDAY SESSION: Preschool 3-5yrs
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

10/24 - 12/12

Wedn 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Tiny Tumbling WINTER SESSION: Preschool 3-5yrs
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

01/02 - 02/06

Wedn 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Tiny Tumbling SPRING SESSION: Preschool 3-5yrs
3yrs - 5yrs Grade

03/27 - 05/01

Wedn 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Mon Wee Petite K-1st
K - 1st Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Wee Petite K-1st DYNAMITE
K - 1st Grade

09/12 - 05/01

Wedn 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Wee Petite K-1st TNT
K - 1st Grade

09/12 - 05/01

Wedn 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Firecrackers Kick/Jazz Combo Class: Wee Petite K-1st
K - 1st Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Hip Hop: Wee 2nd-3rd
2nd - 3rd Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Mon Wee 2nd-3rd
2nd - 3rd Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Twinklers Jazz: Wee 2nd-3rd
2nd - 3rd Grade

09/11 - 04/30

Tues 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Tues Wee 2nd-3rd
2nd - 3rd Grade

09/11 - 04/30

Tues 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Wee Lyrical/Ballet: Wee 2-3rd
2nd - 3rd Grade

09/12 - 05/01

Wedn 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Hip Hop: Mini 4th-5th
4th - 5th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Mon Mini 4th-5th
4th - 5th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Lyrical: Mini 4th-5th
4th - 5th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Shining Stars Jazz: Mini 4th-5th
4th - 5th Grade

09/11 - 04/30

Tues 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Tues Mini 4th-5th
4th - 5th Grade

09/11 - 04/30

Tues 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Mini Ballet Barre Class: 4th-5th
2nd - 5th Grade

09/11 - 04/30

Tues 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

FALL/WINTER Mini Tap: 2nd-6th
2nd - 6th Grade

11/05 - 12/10

Mon 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING Mini Tap: 2nd-6th
2nd - 6th Grade

03/25 - 04/29

Mon 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Kick: Mon Middle 6th-8th
6th - 8th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Lyrical: Middle 6th-8th
6th - 8th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Showstoppers Kick: Middle 6th-8th
6th - 8th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Showstoppers Jazz: Middle 6th-8th
6th - 8th Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING Tap Troupe: 7th-12th
7th - 12th Grade

03/25 - 04/29

Mon 8:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Starmakers Lyrical: 9th-12th
9th - 12th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Starmakers: Hip Hop 6th-12th
6th - 12th Grade

09/10 - 04/29

Mon 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

FALL/HOLIDAY Kick: Senior 9-12th
9th - 12th Grade

09/11 - 12/11

Tues 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Starmakers Jazz: 9th-12th
9th - 12th Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING Kick: Senior 9-12th
9th - 12th Grade

02/19 - 04/30

Tues 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

HOLIDAY Adult Women - 210 Stepettes
18yrs - Adult Grade

11/01 - 12/13

Thurs 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

HOLIDAY Adult Men - 371 Steppers
18yrs - Adult Grade

11/06 - 12/11

Tues 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING Adult Women - 210 Stepettes
18yrs - Adult Grade

03/21 - 05/02

Thurs 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING Adult Men - 371 Steppers
18yrs - Adult Grade

03/26 - 04/30

Tues 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Strength/Technique/Stretching Class: 4th-12th
4th - 12th Grade

09/11 - 04/30

Tues 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

FALL Intermediate-Advanced Gymnastics/Tumbling
2nd - 12th Grade

09/12 - 11/07

Wedn 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Starmakers/Dream Team Ballet Class: 6th-12th
9th - 12th Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Shinning Stars/Showstoppers Ballet Class: 4th-12th
4th - 12th Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

Starlites/Rising Stars/Shooting Stars Ballet Class: 6th-12th
6th - 12th Grade

09/13 - 05/02

Thurs 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

FALL Beginner Gymnastics/Tumbling
1st - 12th Grade

09/14 - 10/26

Fri 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

HOLIDAY Pre-1st grade Father/Daughter
Pre - 1st Grade

10/24 - 12/12

Wedn 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

HOLIDAY 2-6th grade Father/Daughter
2nd - 6th Grade

11/06 - 12/11

Tues 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

WINTER Beginner/Intermediate Gymnastics/Tumbling
1st - 12th Grade

11/09 - 12/14

Fri 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

WINTER Intermediate-Advanced Gymnastics/Tumbling
2nd - 12th Grade

11/14 - 02/20

Wedn 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING 2nd-6th grade Father/Daughter
2nd - 6th Grade

03/26 - 04/30

Tues 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING 7th-12th grade Father/Daughter
7th - 12th Grade

03/26 - 04/30

Tues 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING 2nd-12th grade Mother/Daughter
2nd - 12th Grade

03/26 - 04/30

Tues 8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Brainerd - MN

SPRING Pre-1st grade Father/Daughter
Pre - 1st Grade

03/27 - 05/01

Wedn 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

This is more than dance.
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!
Dave Maras

Dave Maras graduated from Hibbing High School in 1959, where he was captain of the cross country and track teams. Both of which were section champions, and second in the state in track. Dave graduated from St Cloud State in 1963 and taught in Milwaukee, WI from 1964-67. He began his coaching career in gymnastics in 1965. Dave coached Junior High Boys in '65 and '66, and won the Milwaukee city Championship, both years. He moved to Brainerd in 1967, as an Elementary P.E. Teacher and remained… More
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.
Deanna Olson

Deanna is a NETA-Certified Personal Trainer, Health & Wellness Coach, and Fitness Instructor. She offers motivating coaching services and volunteers 150 hours a year facilitating for the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Her principles incorporate simple methods in nutrition and fitness to create a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. Getting started in a new routine can be overwhelming. Personal training & fitness coaching is a great way to empower yourself into feeling more motivated and… More
Carlos Stroia

Born in Transylvania, Romania, Carlos Cornel Stroia founder of the Stroia Ballet Studios. In addition to running his company Carlos teaches in St Cloud and Brainerd for Just For Kix.

He made his professional debut at the age of 14, dancing for the Vienna Stats Opera in Vienna, Austria. He continued to perform as a guest artist internationally while completing his studies in Cluj, Romania. At 18, he represented Romania at the International Ballet Competition in Varna, Bulgaria. In… More
Why Brainerd - MN Just For Kix
dance-training
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. At Just For Kix, doing your best, is more important than being the best.
A Company You Can Trust.
For 35 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.
14 States • 200 Programs • 21,000 Students & Growing.
Take Their Words
"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!"
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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