Feb 25, 2024 02:10 AM

Take a Bow Dance Center Policies/Contract

Students must be on time for class! Students who come late to class may be asked to sit out and observe. Dancers must participate in class warm up! Lack of warm up could result in injury. The instructor will use their personal judgment to make this call.
A minimum attendance level is required. Please call the studio if your child is going to miss more than one class. We understand last minute things come up; however notice of your child’s absence is preferred.

Make Up Classes
No refunds will be given for missed classes. If you are interested in making up a class due to absence or inclement weather closings, please see the front desk.

Take a Bow Dance Center has one bathroom within the building. Parents, please allow time for your children to use the bathroom before class as to not delay and/or disrupt instruction.

Door Policies
To ensure safety of our students and staff, when there is a class in session and no one in the front lobby the front door will remain locked. The door will be unlocked once class has concluded.

Cell Phone Policy
All cell phones will be collected before class and placed at the front desk. Dancers may look at their phones during water breaks or between classes.

Food Policy
No food or flavored drinks will be allowed into the studio. Water bottles only.

Parent Responsibility
It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to be aware of all studio activities, such as event dates, extra classes, and dates the studio is open or closed. Take a Bow Dance Center will post notices and information on our website, facebook fan page, through emails, and inside the facility. It is the parent’s responsibility to check with the studio office or Take a Bow Dance Center’s website to ensure they are informed. It is also the parent’s responsibility to inform us of any email address, home address or telephone number change. If you are not receiving emails you must contact our office.

Student Responsibility
It is the responsibility of the dancers to show up to class ready to focus and work. Dancers must attend class in the appropriate attire; that means proper dress, proper shoes and hair up and out of the face. It is the responsibility of the dancer to ask questions if they need help and to not be afraid of critique. Dancers must also remember that dance is a discipline and requires dedication and commitment. They must ALWAYS try their best!

Photo/Video Release
Take a Bow Dance Center is hereby granted permission to take pictures and videos of the students and use them for advertisement or display purposes.
Take a Bow Dance Center is also hereby granted permission to post pictures and videos of students onto the Take a Bow Dance Center website and social media pages.

I am aware that dancing and the exercises associated with it can place stress on the body, and carry with it the risk of physical injury. On behalf of my child and myself (and if I am no longer a minor, on my own behalf), I assume the risk and agree that Take a Bow Dance Center shall not be liable in any way for injuries sustained during attendance at Take a Bow Dance Center or any of its related functions. Student or Parent/Guardian of Student understand and acknowledges that Take a Bow Dance Center is not an insurer of Student’s behavior, actions or participation in the program/classes and that Take a Bow Dance Center assumes no liability whatsoever for personal injuries or property damages to Student or to third persons arising out of participation in the program activities, classes or any activities related thereto. Student or Parent/Guardian hereby agrees to release, waive, covenant not to sue, indemnify and hold harmless Take a Bow Dance Center, its owners/directors, teachers, employees, or the owners of the location 1635-C Bustleton Pike, Feasterville PA 19053, from any and all liability claims, demands, judgments, actions, executions and causes of action whatsoever. I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM WAIVING MY RIGHT TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION INCLUDING FILING A LAWSUIT FOR PERSONAL INJURIES TO MY CHILD (REN) AND/OR MYSELF.

Dropped Class/Dismissal
When signing up for dance, you are committing to paying nine months tuition and all associated fees including but not limited to, costumes, apparel, recital etc.
A 30 day written notice, MUST be turned in prior to a student dropping a class. If a written notice is not received 30 days prior to a student dropping a class, you will be billed for the following month.

Take a Bow Dance Center reserves the right to dismiss a student for any reason including but not limited to: bullying, misconduct, misrepresentation of TABDC, or slander by said student or parent/guardian.

All fees paid to Take a Bow Dance Center are non-refundable.

Payment & Release Statement
Tuition for the school season from September to May includes weekly class sessions, plus extra rehearsals. Annual registration fee is $25.00 per student. The remaining tuition is divided into nine equal payments that are due no later than the 15th of the month. Late fees will be applied to delinquent accounts. No exceptions.

All fees are non-refundable. Payments are to be made in the form of cash, check, Venmo or credit card. There will be a $30.00 returned check fee that will be added to the monthly tuition for any returned checks. If a check has been returned at any point during the dance year, all remaining tuition payments must be made in cash. Checks are made payable to Take a Bow Dance Center or TABDC.

I have read and understand all of the above policies