Dance Class Information
We Teach The Cecchetti Style Ballet
- Ballet classes per week.........Monthly Rates
- one 45 minute.........................$30.00
- one 1 hour..............................$35.00
- one 1 1/2 hour.........................$40.00
- two 1 hour...............................$45.00
- two 1 1/2 hour.........................$62.00
Second style dance $15.00 extra per month.
Third style dance $5.00 extra per month.
Each other family member will recieve a 15% discount on first class taken.
Tuition is due on the first of each month. Any account not paid in full by the 15th will be subject to a late fee of $5.00.
Costume deposits of $20.00 are due December 1st balances will be billed in February. Students can plan on one costume per class taken.
Annual registration fee of $15.00 is due at time of registration.
There will be a placement class for all students ages 7 and up enrolling in Ballet. You will receive a placement class time during registration. We will be looking for students awareness of their body, technique, maturity, and level of achievement.
Classes and Levels
Creative Movement ages 4 & 5: Designed to introduce the pre-school child to the world of dance and movement. Classes will promote socialization, listening skills, and will help children develop an awareness of how their bodies can move.
Ballet ages 6 & up: Ballet is a classical dance form which is the foundation for all dance. Classes will emphasize technique and proper body alignment, as well as flexibility, strength, grace, coordination, musicality and performance quality.
Tap ages 6 & up: Tap classes will emphasize rhythm, style and sound. Students will study basic tap steps, combinations and rhythms with an emphasis on developing proper tap technique and producing clear tap sounds. Students must take 1 ballet class per week to participate in tap.
Jazz ages 7 & up with 1 year prior ballet: Jazz class will emphasize rhythm, coordination, strength, flexibility and isolation of movements. Students will learn proper dance technique, as well as improving performance quality. Students must take 1 ballet class per week to participate in Jazz.
Ballet - Black leotard without skirt, pale pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair in bun. If too short for bun, pull back from face.
Tap - Black leotard without skirt, pale pink tights, black tap shoes (children - low heel with ties, teen/adults - oxford tap shoes), hair pulled back.
Jazz - Leotard/Unitard, black jazz pants, black jazz shoes, hair pulled back.
Boys - White crew neck T-shirt, black sweats, white socks, black ballet or tap shoes.
Studio policies must be adhered to at all times.
Here is a link for Printer Friendly Format for the Studio Etiquette.
Dancers show respect for the studio by:
Leaving gum, food, drinks (other than water) and cell phones outside of the dance room.
Never hanging on bars in dance room or hitting the mirrors.
No running or gymnastics in studio lobby or dance room. (unless it is a structured Acro Class)
Placing all trash in its proper place as well as not leaving clothes behind in the dance rooms or lobbies
Never wearing dance shoes outside, and wearing a cover up (shorts, skirt, dress, pants, shirt) over dance clothes when arriving and leaving the studio.
Parents show respect for Dancers, Teachers and the Studio by:
Staying away from the viewing door if it is obvious that the students are becoming distracted.
Having students ready for class on time.
Watching over there children while waiting in the lobby by; not allowing them to be disruptive to the classes that are in session, no running or horseplay, keeping the noise level to a minimum.
Ensuring that their students know all of the studio rules.
Addressing the Staff at Rachel’s with respect and common courtesy.
Addressing all questions at the end or beginning of class if it is a quick question, or by email/phone.
Dancers show respect for themselves by:
Being on time and properly prepared for class.
Wearing correct dance attire each week that is required for each of the different curriculum.
If you have several different classes in one day you must be prepared for each class that you take.
No jewelry except for small earrings are allowed in class.
Carrying yourself properly for a young lady or gentleman, by keeping your appearance clean and neat at all times.
Please note that you are watched at all times by younger students, other adults and teachers. If you are not conducting yourself in a positive manner this shows poorly on you.This also does not set a good example for the younger dancers that may look up to you.
Dancers show respect for their peers by:
Keeping their hands to themselves at all times.
Waiting quietly while other students take their turn in class.
Waiting for the class before to be finished before entering the dance room.
Raising their hand when they have a question as to not interrupt the class session.
Keeping our words to one another kind and polite. Any student that does not adhere to this rule may risk expulsion from the studio.
If you are having issues with one of your peers it must be addressed immediately with Ms Rachel.
Dancers show respect for the their teachers and the art of dance by:
Being properly dressed for each class and on time.
Keeping your full attention on the instructor each time you enter the room. You are here to learn first and foremost.
No sitting in class at any time unless asked to do so by the instructor; as well as no yawning, whispering, talking or having private giggles during class time. Some of these may seem silly but they do show/or can be taken as a lack of respect for your teacher.
Please do not take it upon yourself to correct your Instructor, Peers or Guest Teachers. All corrections need to be made by the instructor.
Always be prepared when it is your turn.
Always ask permission before exiting the class room if you need a bathroom break. Please use the restroom before entering your class.
Be appreciative of corrections and always apply them. Students will only progress as fast as they take corrections.