*ASA General Waiver & Release
By registering for or participating in any class, program or activity, the student and/or parent/guardian agrees that (a) A Step Above Dance Academy may use any photograph or video taken of the student/parent/guardian at ASA or any performance for promotional or news media purposes, (b) he/she acknowledges and assumes any risks of participation in any ASA class, program or activity, (c) ASA, its faculty, employees and volunteers, and any performance space vendor shall be indemnified, defended, released and held harmless by students and parents/guardians for, against and/or from any expenses, damages, loss, claim, injury or action arising out of or related to, caused by, or suffered by such student while at ASA or participating in any ASA class, program or activity, and (d) ASA is not responsible for any lost, misplaced or stolen items.
*ASA COVID Waiver & Release
I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by my mere presence within this establishment and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 may result from actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families. I hereby release ASA from any and all claims arising from or in connection with any direct COVID-19 impact while visiting. All standard ASA policies, tuition, and waivers pertain to COVID events.
A seasonal registration fee ($25 fall/winter season, $15 summer) is due upon enrollment of each season. This fee is per family only.
Tuition is based on a 37 week year and broken into 10 equal monthly installments. Studio closings have been calculated into these equal installments.
The first installment and seasonal registration fee are due upon enrollment and must be paid before the start of the season. Consecutive installments are charged to credit cards on file on the 15th of each month, September - May.
Multi-class discounts are available for dancers in 3+ classes.
Families who wish to pay tuition in full will receive a 5% discount. (Basic levels and above only.)
Tuition is prorated on a weekly basis for students who register within the dance year.
3. Class Placements/Evaluations
Tip Toe Discovery - Pre-Ballet III/Jr. Level classes are based specifically on age. Basic levels &^ -dancers are placed based on age and technical ability and will not be moved into a new level based solely on age.
Teachers reserve the right to move a dancer up or down a level at any point throughout the year.
Dancers should expect to spend a minimum of 2 years in each level.
Dancers will receive written evaluations in their online portal from each teacher 2x/year.
4. Dress Code
Students must be dressed in appropriate attire for each class. Dress code can be found on our website & printed material.
Required leotards, shoes, tights, and more can be purchased at the ASA Boutique or our online store - www.shopASAdance.net
5. Annual Concert
This optional performance opportunity is held annually in June. Registration opens in November and has additional fees associated with participation.
6. Absences/Make Up Classes
Missed classes may be made up within the same dance year only, in the same or lower level class.
ASA reserves the right to cancel classes for any reason. Make-up class policies apply.
Credit Cards - all families must keep a valid credit card on file and will be charged a 3% processing fee. Checks/Cash are accepted and must be turned in by the 5th of each month, before 8:00 pm. Returned checks will be issued a $35 fee.
Tuition is non-refundable. No exceptions.
Late fees - $10/day beginning 24 hours after due date.
Pick Up - please pick up your dancer in a timely fashion after their class.
Referral Discount - refer a friend and if they register, you both receive a $50 tuition credit.
Students who wish to drop must provide written notice via email by the 5th of the month prior. Drops after the 5th of the month must pay the tuition fee associated with the following month’s installment.