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The show featured Miller as a strict dance team coach who, over the series, relied more and more on criticism, sometimes personal, to motivate the girls, with an emphasis on hard work and competition against teammates. Every week on the show, Miller used a pyramid of individual headshots and gives feedback to each girl about her ranking, previous week's performance, attitude, effort, and the behavior of the girl herself and her mother.
Miller had never used a pyramid in her studio prior to Dance Moms, and when once asked about it, Miller stated, "I've never done that in my life. That has nothing to do with me. That's the show; they came up with that whole process. In JulyMiller announced her return for season 8 of Dance Moms. On July 11, she announced her return in season 8. Maddie and Mackenzie studied dance at Miller's studio through Reign Dance Productions from the early ages of four and two respectively.
They were original cast members of the show, and left during Season 6. Chloe began dancing at Miller's studio at age two. They were original cast members of the show, but left the show after the Season 4 finale. Prior to the show, as a teenager Kelly had been a dancer at ALDC, before quitting to become a cheerleader.
They were original cast members, but Kelly assaulted Abby in the middle of Season 4, resulting in the Hyland's leaving the show. Brooke and Paige have since gone on to focus on school. Nia had earlier studied dance at Miller's studio through Reign Dance Productions. Nia and Holly must deal with RNDa painful medical condition. Sophia and Jackie briefly return, only to quickly and mysteriously disappear.Dance Moms: Girls' Day Off - Spa Time - Lifetime
Abby refuses to even say Chloe's name, who remains suspended. Nia asks to re-schedule her duet with Paige, which was pulled the previous week.
Abby also tries to prod Brooke into proving she cares about dancing, and make Maddie demonstrate that there's more to her than people know. When the girls and their moms choreograph a dance as a tribute, Abby is offended, and chooses to let them improvise instead; but Abby does appreciate Melissa dedicating Maddie's dance to Broadway Baby Nicaya is disqualified in her native St.
Louis, when her mother Kaya fights with the team — which also leads to a restoration of the friendship between Kelly and Christi.
Nick Dobbs returns for a group dance that involves a tangled and confusing story of differing loves. When Nia and Kendall are given a duet together, the moms become suspicious of Jill when she arranges rehearsals for Kendall alone. Talk is generated when Abby goes on a date with a mysterious man. Abby and the mothers are suspicious of Mackenzie's foot injury. Kendall begins working on her facial expressions, including getting new headshots from a photographer.
Abby enjoys uncharacteristically warm and playful moments with Paige, Mackenzie and Kendall. Kendall is given a solo where she must work on her facial expressions.
Mackenzie is assigned the role of team makeup artist. Paige and Chloe are given a duet. Abby gives Holly a makeover. Following "Candy Apple's Day" in Canton, Cathy shows up at the competition with bodyguards, as her group performs a take-off of "Gangnam Style. Melissa reveals she was secretly married, while her two daughters are given a duet together.
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The moms get beauty body-wraps. Chloe is scolded for her hand gesture at the end of her solo. Brooke is dismissed from the team for the week. Meanwhile, Abby visits a taxidermist.
Cathy hires one of Abby's friends to choreograph a dance, which receives a perfect score. Maddie and Chloe compete head-to-head, and continuing with the political theme, Abby has the Abby Lee Dance Company vote on who gave the best performance. Forced to sit on the sidelines, injured Mackenzie must watch her coveted spot on the team be taken over by Asia. Problems arise when the flag is used in a group dance.