Studio Policies

Here is a brief summary of our Studio Policies. For more detailed information, please refer to our Parent/Student Handbook.

Tuition is payable in advance and must accompany the registration form.

Discount policy:

Every student pays full price for their first class. Discounts begin with the second class.

For individuals and the primary dancer in a family, we offer a 10% discount for each additional class.

For families enrolling more than one student, we offer a 20% discount for each additional class for each additional student.

Calculating your discount:

The individual or primary dancer in a family pays full price for the highest priced class and deducts 10% off of each additional class. Each additional student in a family pays full price for the highest priced class and deducts 20% off each additional class.

Late registration policy:

After September 5, a registration fee of $25 applies.

Payment Plan:

A 3-month payment plan is available, $15 processing fee per semester.

Returned checks are subject to a $ 30.00 fee.

Refunds and Credits:

  • Credits expire one year from date of issue and are non-transferable.
  • Refunds are not made once a session is underway unless the studio must cancel a class.
  • Refunds/credits will be placed on your account and can be used against future payments.

Make-up classes Missed classes should be made up in another, similar class and level during the current semester. Classes not made up will be forfeited.

Medical Situations In the case of medical condition which prevents a student from dancing and exists for 30 days or more, a credit will be issued toward the next semester under the following conditions: 1) a letter must be presented from a doctor stating the medical condition and the number of days a dancer is unable to participate in class; 2) a credit, determined by the number of days as indicated by the doctor, will be issued toward tuition for the subsequent semester only and cannot be carried over to subsequent semesters; and 3) dancers, if physically unable to participate in class, must continue to attend and observe their classes so they do not fall behind in the curriculum.

Photographs of Students From time to time, we may take photographs of students enrolled at the studio. These photographs may be used in our promotional material, social media or website and are for our use only. Please inform the office if you do not want your or your child’s image used.

Lost Items The studio is not responsible for lost items. Please label all belongings.  Do not leave valuable items in the dressing area. Items of value may be brought into the classroom dance studio while in class. As a courtesy, a lost and found box can be found in the studio’s dressing area.

Age Guidelines are provided for entry level classes. If you have any questions about placement, please contact the studio. Children must be 3 years old the beginning of each semester.

Parental Involvement We encourage parental involvement by sending regular e-newsletters with information about important studio news and events. Please be sure the studio has your current email address on file and read all emails from the studio for important updates. Parents are also invited to observe their dancer at our Parent Observation Week offered each semester. We want parents to observe their child’s progress and to offer encouragement and praise for their accomplishments.

Inclement Weather The safety of our students, teachers and parents is of utmost concern. If the weather is bad (snow, ice, or dangerously cold), we may cancel classes. Generally, we follow District 25’s weather closures. Sometimes, however, the weather and roads may clear in time for our afternoon classes. Please call the studio or check this Web site for updates. Classes missed because of weather closures may be made up in a similar class according to our make-up policy. Classes will not be rescheduled and refunds cannot be offered.

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