March 1st marked the first competition of the year for Just for Kix, a youth dance program in Two Harbors. The Wee Kix (2nd- 3rd grade) and Mini Kix (4th grade and up) classes attended a Together We Dance: Just for Kix competition in Brainerd, MN. Just for Kix, Two Harbors usually competes in two competitions annually.
The goal of the Together We Dance competitions is “The Pursuit of Excellence”. Cindy and Steve Clough, the founders of Just for Kix, say on the competition website, “We always strive for our students to better their best.”
The Wee Kix dancers scored high gold, and the Mini Kix dancers scored both high gold and won third place. “This was so exciting for our first competition of the year,” Just for Kix Program Director Jaclyn Koehler said. “We were up against some great teams, so it was fun to place at our first competition of the year!”
On April 1st, Just for Kix attended a Together We Dance: Just for Kix competition in Apple Valley. Wee Kix scored high gold, and Mini Kix scored both high gold and fourth place. “Both teams did great and improved their scores,” Koehler said. “It was a tough competition, but we had a lot of fun!”
Dancer Gwen Fagerland says she loves the “thrill of dancing.” She describes her fellow dancers as “very fun to be around.” No matter where they place, they “always have fun; a lot of positive energy.”
Congratulations to the Two Harbors Just for Kix dancers! Great job representing our area in Brainerd and Apple Valley.
For more information about Just for Kix, visit https://www.justforkix.com/danceclasses/two-harbors-mn/ .