Owner & Instructor

Karen Beekman began coaching cheerleaders in 1997 as well as teaching gymnastics and tumbling classes since 1993. She has coached the cheerleaders at Dublin Karrer Middle School, Dublin Sells Middle School, Hilliard Heritage Middle School and cheer classes at UGI. She is also CPR and first-aid certified.


Ann Carmichael, parent

Karen is amazing!!! Love the small classes and individual student attention. We have been taking her classes for several years!


SYS has helped participants make the school cheer teams at the following schools:

• Bishop Watterson High School
• Dublin Coffman High School
• Dublin Jerome High School
• Dublin Karrer Middle School
• Dublin Sells Middle School
• Fairbanks High School 

• Fairbanks Middle School 

• Hilliard Weaver Middle School

• Marysville High School

• Olentangy Liberty High School
• Upper Arlington High School
• UA Hastings Middle School
• UA Jones Middle School

• Westerville Central High School

SYS is available to help YOU Show Your Spirit!

At Show Your Spirit, our cheer lessons, classes, open gyms and more are dedicated to helping you improve your motion and jump techniques as well as increasing your tumbling skills.

We offer a variety of types of cheer classes and lessons to suit your current cheerleading abilities and schedule. We also offer private and semi-private lessons to fit your individual needs, schedule, and location.

During the Spring 2019 tryout season, we are extremely proud to share we had 96% of our cheerleaders making their schools' cheer teams! 48 of our 50 participants made their cheer teams and most made their first choice of cheer teams at their schools! Our SYS cheerleaders continue to sparkle!

During the Spring 2018 tryout season, SYS assisted 58 cheerleaders prepare for their school's tryouts at 10 different central Ohio schools. 95% of our cheerleaders made their school's cheer teams! Their hard work and determination paid off. We are extremely proud of our SYS cheerleaders!

During the Spring 2017 tryout season, SYS instructed 56 cheerleaders for 9 different central Ohio schools. We had a success rate of 96% making their first choice of their school's cheer teams! Way to go, SYS cheerleaders!

Summer Lessons and more at two locations - Marysville & Hilliard



We are offering:

  • Private and semi-private lessons

  • Jump Classes

  • Tryout Prep Classes

  • Open Gyms


  • Virtually through Google Meet

  • In- Person at

    • The Academy in Marysville, OH​

    • Universal Gymnasts, Inc. in Hilliard, OH

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