We are currently requiring all who enter the studio to wear a mask. This includes dancers and staff during classes. Masks will be optional beginning summer 2022.
Our dance rooms have air cleaners and we are continuing with sanitizing.
“Where do I begin! It is hard to put into words the amount of gratitude I want to express toward the owner, Cheryl Gonzalez, and staff. I danced at Step By Step Studio of Dance all through middle and high school on their competition team as well as taking non-competitive classes. The friendships that I made with both dancers and staff are relationships that will continue to last a lifetime. The lessons that owner Cheryl Gonzalez and teachers Miss Heather and Miss Jenn taught their students went far beyond dance. These life lessons such as team work, patience, accountability, to name a few, have stuck
with me even after graduating high school and moving out of town to go to college. The staff and atmosphere are wonderful, the costumes are tasteful, there is something for children and adults of all ages, and the opportunities to grow as a person and dancer are endless. I found my second home at Step By Step Studio of Dance and highly recommend this dance studio!”
- A. Moses
“I have spent the past 14 years dancing at Step By Step and throughout those years, it has become more like a second
home to me. It is such a caring and encouraging environment where the teachers have become more like mentors to me and my teammates have become my closest friends. Every year I've consistently found myself wanting to take more classes and by my senior year I was lucky enough to spend almost every day at the studio. Because dance has been such a positive influence on my life, I decided to continue dancing in college. I auditioned for, and am now a member of the University of Connecticut Dance Company! I am so grateful that Step By Step has been a place where I have grown stronger as a dancer and a person, and I am so happy that it continues to be that place for others who share the same passion for dance as I do.”
- A. McDonald
"Just wanted to let you know I couldn't envision my daughter growing up without her dancing at your studio. Sometimes it has been difficult for her to balance her academics and commitment to dance, but that is why it matters to the colleges she has applied to. If she did an easier extra curricular activity it wouldn't carry as much weight in that aspect of her application. Every time I hear "Bang Bang" on the radio I crank it up and get a smile thinking of that dance, one of the great memories we will never forget. " - Mr. B
"As a parent you want your child to be in a place where she is comfortable and can reach her full potential. Step by Step Studio of Dance has been that place for my daughter. The Staff take the time to know the child and their family, every dancer feels special. You know at the end of the day that your child's dance experience will make a lasting impression, for all the right reasons!!"
- K. McCormack
"Step by Step has helped me grow as a dancer and as a person over the years. With a professional and motivated faculty, students always strive to do their best. The welcoming and friendly atmosphere makes Step by Step a second home for many of it's dancers. Being a student here has had a positive impact on my life and I know it has done the same for my friends and teammates."
- K. Strachan
"I truly appreciate your hard work with our tiniest dancers and I want you to know that your dedication has not gone unnoticed. You are absolutely wonderful" Thank you for an amazing year. See you in September"
- B. Lesperance
"I choose Step By Step over other studios because I always feel welcome and at home. My daughter is very comfortable there. They offer a variety of classes, have a wonderful and friendly staff, beautiful studio and awesome recital every year!!! Love them."
"I have been a student here at Step by Step for six years and have just graduated; I absolutely loved it and will really miss it here. It is a relaxed environment where the students can still get serious dance training. The teachers are amazing and really work with each student equally to help them become the best dancer that they can be."