Cathy’s entire life has revolved around dance, having performed ballet in the past. She also became a semiprofessional cheerleader, as well as a dance instructor in her own studio. She trained her daughter at a young age, but hopes that she learns more from another teacher who is just as dedicated as she is. She then enrolled Vivi-Anne at the Abby Lee Dance Company to improve her skills as a dancer.
Dance Moms is a docu-series that follows the life of Abby Lee Miller and her students, along with their mothers. They train at the Pittsburgh-based Abby Lee Dance Company, where they learn all they can to get them on the road to stardom.