Keeping you safe is our #1 Priority!
Attendance: It is extremely important that dancers attend all classes. Consistency in training and hard work is what encourages improvement. Dancers should arrive no more than 10 minutes before class and picked up promptly after class. We truly care about the safety of our students.
Recital: It is understood that all registered students will participate in the seasonal recitals (excluding home school classes). We will have (2) recitals per year. There will be a $25 /family recital fee to cover the costs of renting a facility, props, staff, etc. Additional tickets = $10.
Choreography Workshops: It is understood that all registered students (excluding regular morning classes and home school classes) shall attend choreography workshops for the recital routines. Choreography workshops will be held in the beginning of each season and a $40 / 2 hr workshop will be charged.
Quarterly Reviews: MPower Dance Studio students will go through quarterly reviews to assess skill and make sure they are in the perfect class based on their age/skill level.
Studio Closure: If the school district in your area is closed, we will reach out via text and email to let families know how our studio will proceed.
Company Dance / Competitive Teams ONLY: It is understood that all company and competitive team members will participate in outside competitions throughout the year. It is understood that there will be additional fees associated in participating in competitions (competition registration, practice uniforms, costumes, travel, etc.)
Tuition: Tuition is due during the first week of the month. Tuition received after the 5th of the month will have a $25 late fee added. A $25 charge will be added for any returned checks or insufficient funds on automatic withdrawals.
Membership Fee: Registration fee is due upon registration. This fee will be charged annually on your registration anniversary. Registration fee is $25 / student. $20 for additional students, same family
3 Month Commitment: All families will consent to a 3 month financial commitment upon enrollment. A 4-week notice is required to withdraw/cancel your dance membership.
Automatic Re-enrollment: Students will be automatically re-enrolled in the next season, unless you tell us otherwise. If your credit card is set up for auto-pay, your card will be processed until you drop enrollment.
Make-up Policy: Students are allowed 4 make-up classes per season (fall/winter & spring/summer). Make-ups must be scheduled in the same season as class missed. MPower Dance Studio does not offer a credit or refund for missed classes. In addition, your student must be actively registered to participate in a make-up class.
Withdrawal/cancellation: A 4-week notice must be given in writing to our office via email if you are withdrawing from a class. Classes already paid for above and beyond the 4-week withdrawal notice will remain as a credit on your account for up to one year to be used on future tuition. The 4-week notice begins from the date the withdrawal line is signed and dated at the bottom of the registration form. Classes or payment from the 4-week withdrawal notice are not transferable to another student or sibling. Recital costumes will not be refunded.
MPower Dance Studio has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, MPower Dance Studio cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. MPower Dance Studio is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of our students and families by implementing the following policies: wearing masks/face coverings within the facility, frequent cleaning/disinfecting of high touch services, washing our hands between classes, accommodating a limited number of students per class, scheduling cleaning time between each class (15 min for morning classes and 5 min for afternoon classes), pre-class temperature checks and providing hand sanitizer in waiting area. We request that during these unprecedented times our students abide by the following rules: wear a face mask at all times within the facility (11+), maintain a safe distance from others by listening to instructors about where to stand/dance, use hand sanitizer or wash their hands upon exiting and entering the building, participating in pre-class temperature checks and carry their own bottle or cup for drinking water. I agree that my student(s) will not enter MPower Dance Studio for at least 2 weeks if they show any symptoms related to COVID-19 (or if exposed to anyone with COVID-19 in the last two weeks) including (but not limited to): Fever or chills, cough, shortness or breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting or diarrhea.
Stunting & Tumbling COVID-19 Clause: Masks will not be required when our students are doing stunts or tumbling.
If COVID-19 Mandates regulate the closure of our studio we will switch to a fully virtual program that all students will have access to. If you and your student(s) do not have access to a computer to attend our virtual program then your membership will be placed on hold until our studio re-opens.
LIABILITY & WAIVER
MPower Dance Studio would like to educate our students and parents about the inherent risks and hazards associated with the activities offered inside our facility. The risks may include, but are not limited to, acute or long term injury, paralysis or death. By enrolling your student at MPower Dance Studio, you are voluntarily assuming the risks involved. We ask that parents educate their student(s) about the possibility of injury within the facility and encourage them to follow all safety rules and coaching instructions. Our highly trained staff is diligent about preaching safety in the facility through verbal communication as well as posted safety messages. Our primary source of safety is teaching skills in progression and through “safety messages”.
I am fully aware of and appreciate the risks, including the risk of injury, paralysis and even death as well as other damages and losses associated with participation in cheerleading, dance, gymnastics, tumbling activities and events. I understand that I/my child will not be covered by MPower Dance Studio’s insurance. With the above in mind, I consent to participate/have my child participate in the programs offered by MPower Dance Studio. Those legally responsible for (name of participant(s)) realize the risk of injury involved and hereby agree to assume the responsibility of said student(s) and further agree to save and hold harmless MPower Dance Studio, its employees, and all others concerned, and to indemnify them against loss to the extent permitted by law.
During registration parents will have the opportunity to opt-in or opt-out of the following policies:
Photography Policy: Photographs of students may be used on the MPower Dance Studio website, social media and/or promotional materials. Students' names will never be used in conjunction with these photos and photos will be strictly used for the promotion of activities offered through MPower Dance Studio.
Hands-on Coaching Policy: Please be advised that the study of dance, cheer and gymnastics may involve physical contact. Instructors may often need to make hands-on contact to adjust students’ alignment and to demonstrate proper motion.