Policies & Procedures

  • General Policies

During class all students must:

  • Wear the required attire
  • Have hair tied back off face
  • Not chew gum in class
  • Remove all dangling jewelry
  • Not be disruptive in class
  • The studio is not responsible for lost or stolen articles
  • The studio reserves the right to remove a student from class if he/she is conducting his/herself in an unruly manner.
  • Students are to arrive 5 minutes prior to class start time, and leave 5 minutes after class ends.
  • Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc. will not be responsible for any student dropped off at the studio prior to the 5 minutes allotted ( see above ).
  • Students are placed in class according to ability. A student may progress to another level at the discretion of the director and the teacher.
  • The studio is closed on all statutory holidays/weekends.
  • To ensure classes run on time, appointments can be booked to speak with the teacher if you have a particular concern.
 

Private Lesson Policies

Private lessons are a convenient way for a student to develop a specific skill, make up for missed class time, and get specific feedback, training and technique work in a one-on-one class setting.

  • All private lessons must be booked through the office.
  • All private lessons must be paid for one week in advance.
  • ½ hour lesson – $30.00   |   ¾ hour lesson – $45.00   |
    1 hour lesson – $60.00
  • Cash, Bank Draft or Cheque made out to Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc.
  • All payments must be made through the office, not the teacher.
  • Private lesson fees are non-refundable.
  • If you know in advance you will miss a lesson, it’s the students responsibility to notify us at 519-752-6678 or by e-mail at dance@studio5678.com 24 hours prior to the scheduled lesson. This is to ensure the teacher can adjust her schedule or use the timeslot for another student.
  • If the student does not show up after 15 minutes from the scheduled start time, without any notice, the lesson will be cancelled automatically and will not be made up and no refund will be given.
  • Lessons cancelled by the teacher will be made up at a mutually convenient time for both.
  • Lessons cancelled by the student/parent will not be made up or rescheduled.
  • Lessons cannot be shared or credited to another student.
  • There is a $30.00 charge for NSF cheques.
  • Lessons are book during the following times: Monday – Friday evenings and Saturdays between the hours of 10am – 1pm ( summer hours will vary ). The studio will contact you with several options of days and times for the lessons. Once you approve the times, the lessons must be paid for.
 

Video & Photography

  • Students/parents are not permitted to video or photograph classes, students or staff at any time, unless given permission by the staff or individuals involved.
  • Photos of children should not be posted on social media platforms without the permission of the parent/guardian.
  • Annual recital, performance and/or competition videos are not to be posted on Social Media or public websites such as YouTube or Facebook, without the permission of Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc.
  • Photography and filming of the Annual Recital is strictly prohibited.
  • We may occasionally take photos and videos during classes and events, for promotional purposes. If you have any concerns about being in these photos, please advise us ahead of time. All photos taken by our instructors and administrators are the sole property of the Studio and will be used at our discretion.
 

COVID-19 Policies

COVID-19 has impacted us all. Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc. is committed to providing a safe environment for our staff, dancers and families. By agreeing to this policy you are helping promote health and safety in our facility.

I agree:

  1. To assess the wellness of my child or participant prior to arriving at the Studio.
  2. To not come to the Studio if my child or participant is feeling unwell or exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 as described by local public health.
  3. To not come to the Studio if I, my child, participant, caregiver or person transporting the participant has had close contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19.
  4. To allow my child or participant to be directed to sanitize their hands upon arrival.
  5. To allow Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc. to refuse service to anyone suspected of being unwell or having COVID-19 until medical confirmation of a negative test can be demonstrated.
  6. To allow Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc. to alter the delivery method of its services as required from time to time in accordance with public health recommendations. This may include but not limited to, online classes (live or pre-recorded), schedule modifications and/or class sizes.
  7. To allow Studio 5.6.7.8 Inc. to limit entry to the facility to registered students and staff only as required from time to time.
  8. To follow arrival, pickup, sanitation and physical distancing measures that may be in place and/or directed by Studio staff from time to time.
  9. While every effort will be made to run all scheduled classes, no refunds or make-up classes will be given as a result of missed classes due to illness of the participant or teacher.
  10. This policy may be revised as required to meet current public health guidelines.
 
APPROPRIATE ATTIRE

All students must wear a bodysuit any color with Suntan colored tights. Black bodysuit and Pink tights must be worn for Ballet. Bike shorts and Jazz pants are allowed. No bellies showing…. As a general rule the top must meet the bottom and the bottom must meet the top. For Hip Hop, sweatpants or leggings and a T-Shirt.

• Hair must be tied back off face. Bun for Ballet.
• No T-shirts or jewelry.
• Boys: White T-shirt and black or navy colored shorts.

Dancers will not be permitted into a class without the appropriate attire and footwear.

See Our Dress Code Page for more details