REGISTRATION

  • Registration opens at the studio on Tuesday November 23, 2021, from 1pm- 7pm 
  • A non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee/costume deposit of $10 per student per class will be charged. This fee must be paid on the day of registration and will be applied to the student’s 2022 costume payment.
  • Classes begin on Monday January 3, 2022. 

 

LATE REGISTRATION

January 3, 2022

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee of $20.00 per student per class will be charged and will not be applied to the 2022 recital costume charge. 

After May 1, 2022

  • Students registering after this date will not be allowed to participate in the 2022 recital.

 

SPECIAL DANCE COURSES

  • Classes that run for 5, 6, 8 or 10 weeks.
  • No registration fees.
  • Courses to be paid in full at the first lesson. No refunds. 
  • These courses do not participate in the recital.

 

PENALTIES

  • There is a $30 returned check fee.
  • Dropping a Class—Written notification must be given by the 9th of the month or the student will be responsible for payment for the entire month.
  • A $10 late charge will be applied to your balance if the payment is not made by the 9th of the month.

PAYMENT POLICY

  • Lesson payments will be made monthly-by mail, the drop box in the studio, credit card on website or Venmo.
  • The mailing address is: PO Box 111, Beacon, NY 12508
    • Payments must be dropped or mailed by the 5th of the month. Lesson Payments are NON REFUNDABLE.
    • A $10 late charge will be applied to your balance if the payment is not made by the 9th of the month.
    • Yanarella School of Dance will securely maintain my credit card information, and in the event that my bill is not paid in full and on time, will charge the credit card on file. 
    • Your child may be refused admittance into class if tuition has not been received.
    • A student will have a 2-week period to make up a missed class for an unexcused absence; after 2 weeks the class cannot be made up.
    • An excused absence is one that is not charged. For an absence to be considered excused, prior notification must be given to the instructor or the director. Excused absences count against perfect attendance. Each student will be allowed 3 excused absences per year but only two excused absences may be used consecutively. 
    • If you are hurt or injured, you may observe your class and be counted as attending the class. 
    • Students who miss 4 consecutive classes, for any reason, including excused absences, will be subject to a $20 non-refundable, non-transferable re-entry fee to the class and will be responsible for payment of the missed classes.
    • Classes that range between 40 and 60 minute durations are all on the same pay scale.
  • NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS ARE GIVEN FOR MISSED CLASSES.

 

CLASS POLICY

  • Attendance is imperative to learning. If a student misses more than half of his/her classes by the 1st of July, the student will need permission from the instructor to perform in the recital.
  • Students are expected to be on time to class, when a student is late, warm-ups are missed, and that student is at risk of an injury. If a student is 15 minutes late to class, he/she will receive a warning, but for any subsequent offenses, the class will be treated as an absence and the student will not be able to dance.
  • All Hip-Hop students are required to take a Jazz class.
  • The studio reserves the right to: 
    • Cancel any class with less than five enrolled students.
    • Shorten any class with only 1 student present to 30 minutes.
    • Shorten any class with only 2-3 students present to 45 minutes for the benefit of the students.
  • If an increase of COVID-19 rises, Yanarella reserves the right to move the studio and it’s schedule to all virtual classes until we can safely return to in person classes. No refunds will be given for switching to the zoom platform. Tuition rates will remain the same.



STUDIO ETIQUETTE

  • All students must hang their jackets up and place all bags, loose items, and shoes in the designated cubby spaces in the waiting room while class is in session.
  • The Studio is NOT responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items.
  • Cell Phones are not permitted in the dance rooms during class. 
  • Students should not be dropped off more than 5-10 minutes before scheduled class time. 
  • Students will not be allowed to leave the studio in between classes. Students that need to should go to the store prior to the start of their first class. 
  • Please pick up your children on time. We do not have the ability to adequately supervise your child in the waiting area once their classes are completed for the day. 
  • Street shoes are not allowed on the dance floor. We ask that you remove your street shoes before entering the dance room. Similarly, students are asked not to wear their dance shoes outside.
  • We would like to limit the amount of people in the studio at one time, so we ask that only one adult (wearing a mask) accompany each Combo Student (and stay the duration of the class) and that siblings not be brought to observe.
  • Children in classes Level 1 and above should use the entrance of the room where their classes will be held (not necessarily the main entrance) and to exit through the middle door. ​
  • Parents/guardians/siblings/friends, etc. of children in classes Level 1 and above will not be permitted to enter the facility or to stay and observe.
  • If a dancer or someone they’ve been in contact with has tested positive for Covid-19, or is showing symptoms, we ask that they please stay home. 

 

DRESS CODE

    Please refer to our dress code sheet attached to this packet for full details

  • Although we do not have a specific uniform, all students are required to wear appropriate dance clothes. For example: All Ballet students should wear proper ballet attire (leotards, tights, cover-ups) and proper shoes (pink, leather ballet slippers).
  • We will not tolerate inappropriate dress. There will be a warning for the first offense, but for any subsequent offenses, the student will not be allowed to participate in class.
  • No jeans, sweatpants, dangling earrings, or belly button rings are allowed. 
  • Hair must be up and out of face for class.

 

WEATHER/HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

  • Please refer to your studio calendar for holiday closings, we are not always closed when Beacon City School District is. 
  • Check our website yanarelladance.com, our social media pages (Facebook/Instagram) or call the studio for information on weather cancellations.
  • We cannot be responsible for inclement weather. Any class cancellations due to bad weather can be made up at the convenience of the student, in a class assigned by your instructor.

 

COMPETITION

  • Participation in these competitions is by invitation only, from the director.
  • Attendance at these events  is offered to individual students meeting criteria outlined by the director.
  • The student must currently study Ballet, Tap, and Jazz to be eligible to be invited.
  • If a student accepts the invitation from the director to participate in a competition, there will be a $50.00 non-refundable, non-transferable studio fee.
  • In addition to entry fees set by the competition organization, there will be a one-time rehearsal fee per competition as follows:
  • Solo: $90.00
  • Duo: $45.00 per person
  • Trio: $30.00 per person
  • Group: $30.00 per person

 

Thank you for your adherence to our policy.