Considered the “Queen of Line Dance”, Jo Thompson has made quite an impact on dance floors worldwide. Jo started teaching country line and couples dancing in 1980. Her leap to worldwide recognition came from hosting her own TV show “Danceline” on TNN. She guest hosted “Club Dance” and the “Wildhorse Saloon” television shows, and she hosted dance contests all over the world for Country Music Television (CMT). Jo was voted 5- time International Line Dance Instructor of the Year and was one of the first inductees into the Line Dance Hall of Fame at the UK Crystal Boot Line Dance Awards. Jo has won numerous UCWDC Star Awards, and has taught, emceed and performed at many UCWDC events.