KIO Dance! – Dance is a language beyond words, expressing that for which we have no words. 

“Our Mission is to provide a wholesome environment that fosters moral values and integrity through dance. Promote and display positive self-awareness and modesty, operating with an approach to cultivate family values through respect, diligence, courage, and strength.

Summer Dance Classes & Camps at KIO

Join us this Summer at KIO 

KIO Dance Studio is happy to have a full sleight of Dance classes and Summer Camps. We are also offering music classes this summer. Enjoy the relaxed classes and more opportunities to try new things! Reach out to us if you have any questions. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer, KIO provides a supportive and encouraging environment for everyone.

Saturday morning Zumba FITNESS with Galit Pelled

Join Galit Pelled for class!! Zumba® is an interval-style dance fitness party that combines low-intensity and high-intensity moves. You’ll burn lots of calories as you move to the rhythm with Latin-inspired dance moves. The best part of it all is that it doesn’t even feel like exercise! Reserve your spot today! Enjoy the Saturday morning class and have the rest of the day to feel the energy! Saturdays 9:00AM to 10:00AM starting August 3rd.

New Music Instructors!! Try a lesson

We have a great staff of new Music Instructors. Check us out and try a lesson with our highly talented staff!!

KIO (Kick It Out) Dance Studio
Watch the Phoenix and our Competitive team RISE!!

Join our exceptional competition dance team as we prepare for the new upcoming season at KIO Dance Studio! Our highly talented dancers are ready to showcase their skills and amaze you with their talent. With a passion for dance and a commitment to hard work, our team is dedicated to delivering outstanding performances and creating unforgettable memories. Join us on this exciting journey and become part of the KIO Dance Family, where you have the opportunity to unleash your true potential. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of our vibrant community. Enroll today and let your dancing dreams come to life!

Kick It Out!

We have been in business since 2012,
KIO Dance, Fitness, and Music

Come check us out!

Dance is not only a wonderful way to express yourself but also a fantastic spare time activity, build social skills, and a great workout.

Kick It Out! LLC founded in 2012, began instructing classes in a 1,000 square foot site and started with 0 students that grew to 14 dance students the first year, and we doubled each year for the next 4. We have grown into a 4,400 square foot facility in East Lansing, MI with three dance studio rooms with custom built Marley floors, spacious lobby, and a kitchen.

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KIO Competitive Dance

  • Working with, respecting teammates, director, and instructors are important for success.
  • Hard work and dedication are necessary for a well-rounded teammate.
  • Performing in front of an audience can be fun and help with building confidence.
  • Gracefully receiving feedback is necessary and using that feedback for all around improvement is important.
  • Appreciation for dance as an art and understanding the competition experience is about growing as a dancer through experience, skill, and maturity.
  • Practice makes progress; no two dancers will progress the same.
  • Displaying sportsmanlike conduct is important at all times.
  • Dance team experience translates into valuable life skills & helps to form relationships that will last a lifetime!

Competitive Team Sponsor: Farm Bureau Insurance

Jack Griffin Agency – Farm Bureau Insurance

345 Kent Street

Portland, MI 48875

Competitive Team Sponsor: Champion Buick GMC Brighton

Champion Buick GMC

7885 Grand River Avenue

Brighton, MI  48114








Come in and check out one of our Fitness classes!
Plenty of options and great instructors!

We have Zumba, Pound Fitness, WERQ, Kick & Fit (Taekwondo Fitness), and Bollywood. KIO has amazing Fitness instructors, come meet and try a class with Swathi, Danielle, Michelle, Cina,  Galit, and Iin.

Latest Blog & Articles

At Kick It Out, we always have stuff going on and interesting things about Dance, Music, and Fitness. See it all here, just a few things going on and maybe some interesting articles.

Youth Protection Association for Dance

      The YPAD™ Certification process was created to help individuals, studio owners, event owners, and their staff gain the tools and practice the knowledge for safeguarding capacity-building. Pursuing YPAD™ Certification shows your commitment to...

Welcoming Zumba instructor – Karley Abramson

Karley has been dancing for over 30 years.  She started teaching Zumba in 2007 at the University of Michigan and has since taught in a variety of places in Ann Arbor, Washington DC, and State College, PA.  She is currently certified in Zumba and Zumba Step.  In...

Compassionate Coaches TAOS

The Compassionate Coach curriculum was developed by The Army of Survivors in partnership with athletes and athlete survivors of abuse as well as leading experts in institutional courage, trauma-informed care, and player-centered coaching. This 8-week virtual...

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