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Lori BuffalowLori Buffalow

Lori Buffalow Owner and director, of the Next Step Dance Studio. She has been teaching and dancing professionally for the past 30 years. While a member of the American Dance Company and the United Spirit Association, she performed in concerts featuring Huey Lewis & The News, The Beach Boys, and Gloria Estefan. She was a member of the San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush. Lori earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary's College and has been a popular dance instructor for children and teens in the Danville area for many years.

Since taking over The Next Step, her performing dance teams have won top awards while earning several dance scholarships. The teams have performed at Disneyland, on Cruise lines and performed on a three European Dance Tours plus numerous local charitable events helping to raise money for worthwhile causes in the surrounding community. Several of the Next Step's students have advanced to college dance teams, pro sports teams, and have made careers in dance production. The goal of The Next Step is to provide a positive, nurturing experience for students, in varying styles of dance on all levels & for all ages. A talented and professional staff has been assembled in order to achieve that goal.

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dancer leapThe Next Step offers dance classes for all ages, levels and styles! Check out our full schedule of classes by clicking the link above. Fall Registration is going on now.

Dance Birthday Parties!

Celebrate your birthday at The Next Step!

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Next Step Pictures & Videos

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