About Us

Teaching & Inspiring 20,000 Kids Over 20 Years!

The Kickin Flips Preschool Fitness Programs specialized in the instruction of gymnastics, tumbling, karate, and sports fitness.

With over 20 years experience in the fitness industry, our programs provide professional instructed enhanced with structured weekly curriculum. All classes are taught in a non-competitive personal growth environment stressing the importance of physical activity. This ensures all children will have a "head start" in the sport they choose.

All classes are conveniently instructed on site at your child's daycare and after school centers. 

Let Us Bring Fitness To You

Kickin’ Flips is excited to offer our expertise in the field of children’s fitness to provide an environment for children that is educationally focused while having fun learning the sport they choose.

We at Kickin’ Flips believe that we can be an invaluable asset to your school. Our exceptional programs are perfectly suited to fill the need for physical fitness within your organization. Our passion for teaching and commitment to service combined with the powerful branding and learning tools that we have developed through the years makes us the best possible choice. And as all the directors of our current schools have let us know; “Kids love Kickin’ Flips!”

Kirt Galiano - "Mr. G"

Mr. G (Kirt Galiano) is the president of the Kickin’ Flips Preschool Fitness Programs and co-founder of the Haddonfield United Martial Arts Academy. He has proudly instructed over 20,000 kids and adults in the community in martial arts and sports fitness for over 20 years. He is a 4th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do from Grand Master Don Drumm and Master Drew Hayes. He also has a 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do from Kukikwon (World Tae Kwon Do Federation). Kirt is heavy into fitness competitions and has competed in regional races including the AC Challenge 70.3, Iron Man Timberman 70.3, Iron Man Wisconsin 70.3,

Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Marathons, Tough Mudder, Wildwood Half Marathon, numerous 5k races just to name a few.

Trish Galiano

Since the inception of Kickin'Flips in 1995. Trish has been intregal in the development and growth of the Jumpin' Gymnastics and Tiny Tumbling programs. Working alongside with Kathy Gleason Jachter (Co-Founder &1969 Olympic Gymnast) Trish has assisted in the development of curriculum,implementation,instruction, and safety training.

With Kathy's retirement from the company in 1997, Trish was elevated to program director in NJ from 1997 to 2018 and continues to run and oversee both programs in Fla.

James Bailey

James Bailey is the CFO/co-owner of Kickin Flips Pre-School Fitness Programs (NJ). He had an interest in sports and received a partial scholarship to play football at the University of New Haven, while pursuing his bachelor’s degree in business management. He has enjoyed a combined 17 years of working in the special education field at Bancroft and Interactive Kids. James received his 1st degree black belt in Tang Soo Do from Grand Master Don Drumm and Master Drew Hayes. His experience working in the special education field, and enthusiasm for physical fitness drives his passion to work with pre-school aged children.

Cristi Hinson

Cristi is the CEO/co-owner of Kickin' Flips Preschool Fitness Programs (NJ). She has enjoyed over 25 years of working in the education field, focusing on special education and early childhood education. "Miss Cristi" combined the joy of teaching with her love of gymnastics, becoming a USAG Certified gymnastics instructor in 2001. She instructed pre-school and recreational gymnastics at the Camden County YMCA Voorhees Branch, and as the Gymnastics Program Coordinator, was responsible for bringing the gymnastics program to the Camden City Branch. She also instructed and coached at TNT Gymnastics in Maple Shade before joining Kirt and Trish Galiano at Kickin' Flips in 2014.