We are so excited to be serving children from all over the Miami Valley and sharing our love of gymnastics, martial arts, and sports education in a non-competitive environment! We believe these activities will not only develop a child's flexibility, strength, and coordination, but can also provide self-confidence that they can use in all aspects of their lives! We want to be the Gym Where Learning and Turning is FUN!
Our mission is to provide a safe, educational, and enjoyable environment where children can develop self-confidence, enhance their physical abilities, and gain skills that will promote personal achievement. Gymnastics builds strength and improves motor skills, flexibility, and coordination.
Always remember, A BUSY KID is a HAPPY KID!
We look forward to making you a part of our BUSY KIDS FAMILY!
Ms. Michelle, Owner
Ms. Michelle is the owner of Busy Kids Gymanstics and a local to the area growing up at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. She attended and graduated from Fairborn High School in 2004 as a three-season varsity sport athlete while also playing travel softball for the Ohio Heat. She attended her first university Northern Kentury University on an athletic scholarship where she was part of the longest undefeated single season record; in all sports and all divisions at 55-0 before the Norse received their first two losses at the National Championships at the Division II Level in Salem, Virginia. She then transferred home to Wright State University where she was a preferred walk-on for the Raiders receiving a full athletic scholarship. She helped the Raiders win back to back conference championships in 2007-2008 and advancing to regionals at the Division I level, playing against schools like University of Michigan, Northwestern and North Dame. She graduated WSU with a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice in 2008. She then worked for Montgomery County Juvenile Court System for several years before leaving to go into the Air Force. Upon her return she then worked in outpatient therapy before quickly moving into Durable Medical Equipment and Sales where she currently works full time with multiple orthopedic doctor groups. She is a United States Air Force Veteran and currently a Traditional Reservist with the 445th Air Lift Wing here at Wright Patterson Air Force base as a Medical Technician. She is a Nationally Certified Emergecy Medical Technician, CPR, NCSI, FBI and BCI Background Certified.
As the Lead Ninja Coach Ms. Michelle has been active in her main sport of martial arts for 20+ years and is a 3rd degree black belt. She has taught various age ranges in Tae-Kwon-Do, Jiu-Jitsu, and Muay Thai. She has competed on various levels within forms, contact fighting, weapons and jiu-jitsu. She was even a state ranked champion. She has trained competition teams who have won multiple tournaments and she has also headed demonstrations teams who have performed for the Globtrotters.
Ms. Kate, Program Director
Ms. Kate is a Beavercreek local where she was born and raised. She attended and graduated from Beavercreek High School in 2005 as a three-season varsity sport athlete while also playing travel softball for the Miami Valley Express. She then attended the Univeristy of Dayton while also playing Varisty Softball at the Division I Level with an academic and athletic scholarships. She graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science. In 2009, she was accepted into a Doctorate Program at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee and also finished her last year of NCAA eligilibility playing D1 softball for the Tigers. She became a Physical Therapist upon graduating in 2012 after passing the National Physical Therapy Exam. She worked in outpatient orthopedics after graduating for a few years before taking on the role of Director of Rehabilitation at a skilled nursing facility. Ms. Kate works as our Program Director who oversees the development of structured courses to ensure every member of Busy Kids Gymnastics and staff members are benefitting from proper exercise form and skills that promote a healthy lifestyle. Ms. Kate is CPR, First Aid, NCSI, FBI and BCI background certified.
Ms. Jena, Lead Tumble Instructor
Ms. Jena has many years of experience in gymnastics and cheer. She was a former competetive student of Stars Gymnastics. She was a Stars Gymnast for seven years and a cheerleader for nine years. Jena LOVES children and coaching at Busy Kids. She is a high energy and enthusiastic coach. When not at Busy Kids, Ms. Jena works full time as a hair stylist at Salons at the Greene. She has her own suite and enjoys her time making clients happy! She also loves her spending her free time with her daughter, Rylee.
Ms. Jena is a USA Gymnastics Certified Instructor, who is also CPR, First Aid and NCSI background certified.
Ms. Destinee, Lead Preschool Instructor
Ms. Destinee graduated from Wright State University studying Forensic Psychology where she also received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees. She works as a Behavioral Therapist with children under the Autism Spectrum, as well as other behavioral needs. Ms. Destinee has cheered for many years with the Raiders. In her free time she enjoys helping coach kids and be a local cheer judge at local high schools. She is our Assistant Lead Coach and Office Manager, she is also one of our birthday party hosts. She is a USA Gymnastics Certified Instructor who is also CPR, First Aid and NCSI background certified.
Ms. Bri, Instructor
Ms. Bri has a total of 17+ years of gymnastics and cheerleading experience. She was a competitive cheerleader up to level five with Premier Athletics and previously coached special needs cheerleading. She cheered for Wright State University where she also received her Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. Ms. Bri has been with Busy Kids since opening in 2012. Ms. Bri is a full time police officer at a local department and helps out when her officer schedule allows. Ms. Bri is a USA Gymnastics Certified Instructor, who is also First Aid, CPR and NCSI Background Certified.
Ms. Jamie, Instructor
Ms. Jamie has been a gymnast for many years even coaching competitive teams. Ms. Jamie has a dual Bachleors degree from Wright State University. Ms. Jamie works as a full time Insurance Agent when not at Busy Kids. Ms. Jamie is a USA Gymnastics Certified Instructor, who is also First Aid, CPR, and NCSI Background Certified.
Ms. London, Assistant Ninja Instructor
Ms. London is a Miami Valley Native who has recently graduated from Mount Saint Joseph's in Cincinnati with a Bachelors Degree in Communication and New Media Studies. She has practiced competitive and exhibition martial arts for over 10 years. She currently works full-time as a Qualified Mental Health Specialist with at-risk clients in the Dayton area. And also works as a writer for local and online publications. She is our Assistant Ninja Instructor.
Busy Kids Gymnastics
One block south of Dorothy Lane.
Monday 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday 4:00pm - 8:00pm
4:30pm - 7:45pm
Thursday 10:00pm - 12:00pm
Friday CLOSED/OPEN GYMS
Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm & Birthday Parties