Policies

Dance Your Hart Out Dance Studio adheres to the highest standards of conduct to create a professional and welcoming environment for all our dancers to excel regardless of age, experience or physical abilities.

  1. The only attitude shown at dance is a positive one.
  2. Zero tolerance for cliques and bullying.
  3. Open communication is key to a happy studio.
  4. Recital will showcase the entire studio, dance festivals and competitions are by teacher’s invitation. * Dancers wishing to be invited to participate in dance festivals must be enrolled in at least one ballet class.
  5. Ballet dancers in Grades 1 and above who wish to be invited to participate in Spring RAD exams must be enrolled in 2 ballet classes/week from September to May.
  6. Class Placement is based on a combination of age, ability, and teachers’ discretion.
  7. Attendance is essential for technical development.
  8. Watch week will be announced two weeks prior on the studio bulletin board.
  9. Please use the washroom before class.  For necessary washroom breaks during class a buddy system will be implemented for children 6-10. Parents of ‘mini’ classes are asked to sign up for a volunteer day once per session. (sign-up sheet on bulletin board)
  10. Food, gum and watches are not a part of dance class.
  11. Cellphones should be turned off or on silent and should remain in your bags with your ipods/ mp3 players.
  12. Teacher’s will have student contact information on hand at all times. Please ensure that your child’s emergency contact information is up to date and that we are aware of any medical concerns.
  13. A fire extinguisher and first-aid kit are kept in the studio.
  14. Dancers are expected to be prepared (see class requirement handout), punctual and respectful.
  15. Privacy and confidentiality is very important to our studio. All student’s personal information will be kept secured.