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Katie Thomas

Born and raised in Denver, Katie received her earliest training with Nanci Young and Milenko Banovitch at the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Academy and with Becky Jancosko at Boulder Ballet. She attended summer programs at the School of American Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet Academy at Vail, and San Francisco Ballet School before finishing her training as a full time student at San Francisco Ballet School. Katie began her professional career with Colorado Ballet and went on to dance with Atlanta Ballet, Ballet Memphis, Eugene Ballet/Ballet Idaho, Spectrum Dance Theatre, Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre, and finally the Norwegian National Ballet, where she danced from 2006 until her retirement in 2021.

Katie became Romana’s Pilates certified instructor in 2003, studying with Romana Kryzanowska, direct protégé of Joseph Pilates, and has taught Pilates at Pilates Seattle International, as well as to the dancers of the Norwegian National Ballet and students of the Norwegian National Ballet and Opera Academy.

In addition to teaching ballet in the Denver area, Katie also has her own Pilates studio, Embodiment Pilates.

Specializing In: Ballet, Pointe