Success Stories


What Our Happy Family Are Saying

We offer Charlotte’s most versatile dance programs from beginner to pre-professional, we have classes for everyone. Our multi-level programs offer a variety of styles including Classical Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tumbling and more. We’re committed to providing a positive and creative environment for all of our dancers. Join us for a FREE trial class to meet the Steps Fam. Click here to get started with a free lesson or click on one of our programs below to find out more.

Steps is more than just a dance studio; it’s a family and we absolutely love our Steps Family! The teachers and staff are phenomenal and we are so fortunate to have found this studio. When you walk in the doors you feel so much passion and energy. We are proud to say we dance at Steps N Motion!

Mary Walker

Mom to Lilly (3)

We have been dancing at Steps N Motion for 10 years and LOVE IT! All four of my girls started dancing at Steps recreationally when they were 2 years old. As their love for dance grew, we moved on to join Steps competitive program and haven’t looked back!

Through the years, I have watched my girls not only grow as dancers in their technique, but I have watched their self confidence soar. They have been taught to set and achieve goals, cultivate self discipline, and embrace teamwork. The teachers at Steps are loving and encouraging every step of the way! They have built positive relationships with all of my girls; recognizing each of their strengths and uniquenesses, and creating a safe place for them to learn and develop as dancers.

Steps has truly become more than just a dance studio to us, it has become family. We have made life long friendships, created memories, and have had so much fun over the years. It is a place where my girls love spending time. The studio owners, together with the teachers, have fostered a welcoming and supportive environment for their dance families. Steps represent the definition of unity.

Steps N Motion has provided us with many amazing, unforgettable opportunities, but above all, the girls feel loved, accepted, and a part of something special. We LOVE our STEPS FAMILY!

Chrissy Baldelli

I’m a firm believer that dance is for everyone, and the programs at Steps N Motion offer something for every level – from tapping toddlers, to aspiring professionals. With the encouragement and resources provided by the staff, I have been able to pursue a career in the dance industry. But they are more than just a dance studio. They teach life skills necessary for success in any job: determination, courage, kindness, and more. I’m proud to share my background with Steps, and it is amazing to watch the legacy continue with others throughout the years.

Chloe Hess, Class of 2021

Former Royal Caribbean Dancer

Steps N Motion was my dance home for 10 years. Over those ten years I not only gained a second family but also incredible dance technique and training. I started off as an average kid playing through all the sports but dance was something I always wanted to give a shot. I started as a simple recreational hip hop dancer on an all boys hip hop team. From there steps expanded my horizon and love for dance. I was introduced to all styles of dance and was taught how to strengthen each area. Because of steps I was also able to connect with other phenomenal dancers and choreographers who helped me grow even more. I left Steps senior year well trained in all styles as well as being prepared for the audition world and professional aspect of dance. Steps pushed me to be where I am today, which is Pace university in New York City. I will always be thankful for the incredible love and support I received at Steps. Thanks to them I am able to pursue my dream career.

Nathan Judy, Class of 2022

Current Student at Pace University Majoring in Commercial Dance

While I was at Steps, teachers and staff went above and beyond to ensure each dancer could obtain their desired goals. Ample opportunities were provided, allowing us to expand and advance our training. The Steps To Pro program provided extensive technical training, performance opportunities, master classes, projects, and guidance. Steps instilled discipline in a supportive and encouraging environment, which helped prepare me to be successful in the college dance team environment. I can’t thank Steps enough for allowing me to earn a spot on my dream dance team!

Megan Heyde, Class of 2019

University of South Carolina - Carolina Girls Dance Team

Our daughter has been dancing at Steps N Motion for 8 years, and we couldn’t be happier. She started in their Recreational Program and loved it so much that she quickly joined their Competition and then their Company Team. She has not only grown so much as a dancer while on these teams but has also gained a tremendous amount of confidence. This is not only visible when she is on stage, but also in her daily life. We credit so much of this self-assurance to her time at the studio.

While Steps is an award-winning studio, both regionally and nationally, we love that their true focus is on helping each dancer grow individually while providing unique opportunities for them to learn. Our daughter has had the opportunity to learn from professional dancers and choreographers from around the country, perform at Disney World, dance in a music video, and train and work with dance agency representatives. None of these experiences would have been possible without Steps.  

Above all else, Steps is family. The teachers not only bring so much knowledge and experience to their classes but also a genuine love for the dancers. Our daughter has built close friendships with teammates that I am sure will last a lifetime. The studio provides her with a supportive community that encourages her to grow not only as a dancer but also as a person. There is a reason so many Steps Alumni come back year after year to help at the recital or to teach workshops. Steps N Motion is a second home for all of its dancers!

Sara Maiorino

Mom to Olivia (12)

My oldest daughter has danced at Steps N Motion Indian Land for 5 years and my youngest is in her first year and we absolutely love it. My daughter is very shy and this has been a blessing for her. She has gained so much confidence and the studio truly feels like a second home. The teachers and staff are all so wonderful, patient and welcoming, we couldn’t have asked for a better dance home. I can’t wait to see them both growing up dancing with Steps.

Brielle Opsis