Kim Thomas received her BA in Performing Arts and Dance from Oklahoma City University where she was awarded a dance scholarship. Ms. Thomas has been actively involved with the Atlanta dance and arts community for over 40 years and has studied with many acclaimed choreographers and instructors. With an extensive background in jazz, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, tap and modern dance styles, Ms. Thomas has a solid reputation for excellence as an experienced professional dancer, instructor and innovative choreographer. Among Ms. Thomas' many professional company appearances are featured performances with the esteemed Gotta Dance Atlanta Company and the American Spirit Dance Company in Oklahoma City. She has choreographed for several major corporations including, Macy's, Parisian's, Coca-Cola, Upton's, Don Pablo's and many others. Kim is owner of Gotta Dance Atlanta and has also directed, produced and performed in several major dance concerts through The Gotta Dance Atlanta Professional Company. Ms. Thomas' teaching philosophy is based on presenting students with a well-rounded dance education. She feels that a student's encounter with dance should be a relaxing, fun and rewarding experience.