Kristi began dancing at age 4. She trained at two studios (The Dance Center ...10yrs. and The Dance Co... 2 yrs.) She danced tap, jazz, and hip-hop. She was a Batchelor Pom for 2 years, and a South Pom for 4, being captain for 2 of those years. She holds numerous awards from UDA: 2 year All-Star, Drill Down Runner Up, Drill Down Champion, and 2 Captain's Awards. After graduating high school, she began working as a UDA Camp Instructor teaching throughout the midwest and judging competitions. Kristi coached Edgewood Junior High Poms and Edgewood High School Poms for 3 years before opening the studio in 2001. The studio expanded after 6 years of growth and adding 5 competition teams and became Kicks Unlimited in 2007. Kristi coaches the Bloomington High School North Poms, is the Advisor to the IU Hoosier Dance Team, and works as a free-lance choreographer. Kristi also teaches Fitness classes.