Our staff @ KIO!

Denise Krumm – Owner/Director  Denise has over 40 years of dance training and knowledge, trained in the areas of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Lyrical with Knapp School of Dance in Warren, MI where she began taking lessons at the age of four.   She has successfully coached from primary to high school level dance teams In the Metro Detroit area as well as the Mid-Michigan area choreographing and instructing the dance styles of  Jazz, Lyrical, Pom Pom and Hip Hop for over 19 years collectively.  Over her career  as a dancer, coach, choreographer and director Denise has attended numerous summer dance camps, conventions and competitions.  She has worked with competitive dance teams at the regional, state and national level directing, coaching,  choreographing also receiving instructor certifications along with many awards.  Denise’s experience as a recital performer and a competitive dancer at her childhood studio as well as a member/co captain on her high school dance team have helped her to achieve many personal goals as well as goals as the studio director.  





Mr. Jody Krumm – Office Manager – Along with the responsibilities of running the office you may find Jody doing computer support, building things/upgrades for the studio, maintenance around the studio, janitorial work, or whatever is necessary to help! Feel free to ask him questions about the studio if he doesn’t have the answer, he will get the answer for you! He also enjoys taking Adult tap class and also being a part of the Dad’s dance.








Sara Mills – Office Assistant 

Sara keeps the KIO! office running smooth and knows where everything is at.   Sara’s daughter is a dancer at KIO!










Kick It Out! has had wonderful success and growth each season!  Our carefully chosen wonderful team of instructors provides our dancers with the best possible training so they are able to achieve their goals in each of their classes.  

Denise is very pleased to bring her group of EXTREMELY talented instructors to Mid Michigan and believes strongly that everyone who has a love for dance and wants to dance should have the opportunity to do so and be their best!
 KIO! Instructors for the 2016-2017
Dance season!
Click the picture of the instructor to see their BIO
KIO Megan Hewitt

Megan Hewitt

KIO Molly Miller

Molly Miller

KIO Marianna Sailor

Marianna Sailor

KIO Mike Trevino

Mike Trevino

KIO Kortnei Guenther

Kortnei Guenther

KIO Skylar Doxey

Skylar Doxey

KIO Taryn Berkal

Taryn Berkal

KIO Ricky Price

Ricky Price

KIO Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown

Doster-Funk, Erika

Erika Doster-Funk

LaTavia Jackson

LaTavia Jackson

KIO Customer testimonials

Very welcoming. The staff and dancers are all very friendly and helpful.
Kristina Seymour, Kristina Seymour
Love it!!! Friendly environment. Family orientated. Excellent instructors! I highly recommend this studio.
Tracy Heusinkveld, Tracy Heusinkveld
The best dance studio my daughter has ever attended KIO forever she will be !!
Melisa Keck, Melisa Keck
"Excellent place to dance or to have your kids dance!!!!!!" My daughter has learned so much in the 2 years she has been dancing. I'm so greatful to the owner and instructors. She's made a lot of friends and has learned great team work skills.
Derek and Sara Mills, Derek and Sara Mills
I just went to sign Alyce, my 3 year old up for dance and everyone there at Kick It Out was amazingly nice even though we came on a really busy day!!! Both Alyce and I are really excited for her to start!!!
Samantha Fase, Samantha Fase
This dance studio is fantastic and the staff is amazing! I would definitely recommend everyone to check it out!
Rosie Benson, Rosie Benson

Get In Touch with us at KIO

  Address: 1760 East Grand River Avenue

  Phone: 517-582-6784

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