Miss Candy started dancing at the age of 2. At age 11, she studied dance in New York City with professional teachers, including Frank Hatchett, Charles Kelly, Gregory Hines, and Madame Darvash. Miss Candy also has a theater background, having majored in theater at the University of Hartford and music at the Hartt School of Music. She was a choreographer for the UConn Tap Team, a competitive dance team, and the Windham Theatre Guild. Miss Candy achieves a connection with each one of her students and has established a caring, safe environment that nurtures her students' talents, fosters their growth, and celebrates their individuality.