Kim Thrash began her training with gymnastics at Cypress Academy where she competed through level 9. After that, she trained in classical ballet at Christian Dance Center under Dawn Gilmer. She is trained in the Vaganova method. Kim has been teaching classical ballet and pointe for 18 years. She has taught in Mexico, Italy, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. She has performed in Mexico, Italy, Austria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and the US and performed Paul Taylor pieces via webcast for China.