Where everyone has a chance to Kick It Out! - Dance, Music, or Fitness

Faculty & Staff

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 instructed/coached from primary to high school level dance teams in the Metro Detroit area as well as the Mid-Michigan area. Choreographing, instructing and directing multiple dance styles for over 20 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 receiving instructor certifications along with numerous awards.  Denise’s experience as a recital performer, 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 and business goals.  





Mr. Jody Krumm – Office Manager/Vocal Instructor – 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. Jody is our Vocal instructor as well.







Sara Mills – Assistant Office Manager 

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 2019-2020 Dance season!
Click the picture of the instructor to see their BIO

Megan Villasurda

Marianna Sailor

Olivia Stowell

Melissa O’Shea



Madison Shutes

Ruthie Pioquinto