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DWMR at Home!
In light of guidance in NYC requiring social-distancing in response to the the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Dance with Miss Rachel's studio locations are currently closed, however we're excited to keep dancing together each week with DWMR at Home on-demand and live virtual classes.
WINTER/SPRING 2020 - Tribeca
Jan. 28 - June 20, 2020
(Note: session dates differ between locations)
WINTER/SPRING 2020 - Upper West Side
Feb. 3 - June 13, 2020
(Note: session dates differ between locations)
SUMMER 2020 - Tribeca & Upper West Side
June 29 - August 21, 2020
Note: Baby Bop! Music session dates differ from those of dance classes. Please check the Baby Bop! Music schedule for session dates.
DWMR now conveniently sells everything you need for your first day of class! Stop by the studio to choose from our selection of leotards, skirted leotards, tights and shoes!
At DWMR we like to let our dancers' creativity shine! We ask our ballerinas to dress in a leotard, tights, skirt, and ballet shoes. Any color or style is acceptable. For our tiniest ballerinas who may not have ballet shoes just yet, socks are acceptable. (Socks with grips are even better!). Boys are asked to wear a t-shirt or tank top and comfortable pants. Ballet or jazz shoes are required. Our Tutu Tap dancers should dress as they would for a ballet class. Tutu Tap dancers should bring ballet AND tap shoes to class each week.
FUTURE BROADWAY STARS
We ask our Broadway dancers to wear a leotard and tights or leggings/jazz pants. Ballet or jazz shoes are required
Our Tutu Tap dancers should dress as they would for a ballet class (leotard, tights, skirt, and ballet shoes in any color or style for girls, t-shirt or tank top and comfortable pants for boys; socks or socks with grips are fine for our tiniest dancers who may not have ballet shoes just yet).
Tutu Tap dancers should bring ballet shoes AND tap shoes to class each week.
HIP HOP TAP
Leave your ballet skirt at home! Dancers are asked to dress in a leotard, leggings or shorts. Jazz/ballet shoes and tap shoes required.
Boppers are asked to wear anything they are comfortable Bopping in! Socks are requited for Boppers and caregivers.
Dancers are asked to wear a t-shirt or tank top and comfortable leggings/pants. Shoes required as appropriate to the class (see above for each).
GENERAL DANCE POLICIES
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REGISTRATION FEE, DEPOSIT, DECLINED CARDS
There is a one-time registration fee of $25 per new student for classes (including Baby Bop! music), spring and summer programs, and voice & piano lessons. (This fee does not apply for special events or birthday parties).
For Fall, Winter/Spring, and Summer classes and programs, a $100 non-refundable deposit will be charged at the time of enrollment, with any remaining balance due charged the first week of classes. (This does not apply for special events).
There will be a $5 fee for declined cards.
There is a 5% sibling discount applied to the second child and any additional children from the same family. Discounts cannot be combined and do not apply to special events. When enrolling online, discounts will be reflected in an emailed receipt and not during online registration.
TRIAL CLASSES & WAIT LISTS
A one-time, complimentary trial class is offered for students who are new to DWMR. Please submit a request or call ahead of time to set up a trial. NOTE: There are no trial classes for spring or summer short programs.
No fees are charged if registering for a wait list. Should a spot open up to which you agree, appropriate fees will be charged at that time.
3 makeup classes are allowed per semester for missed classes during Fall/Winter/Spring sessions. Makeups do not carry over from session to session and must be used during the same session in which student is enrolled. 2 makeup classes are allowed in Summer and Baby Bop! music classes (note exceptions for weeks falling over holidays--see Summer Policies for more info). Makeups may be taken in any other, non-wait-listed, age-appropriate class, pending instructor approval. Due to recital preparation, no makeup classes will be permitted in the month of June.
Please submit a request online ahead of time to request a makeup class. Makeups may only be scheduled after the class has been missed
NOTE: makeups cannot be cancelled or changed within 24 hours of the makeup class. If you miss your makeup, you will not be able to reschedule. There are no make ups or trials during spring or summer short programs, and no make up classes for holidays, weather closures, or other instances in which classes do not take place.
REFUNDS & SESSION ROLLOVER
All sales are final. Should you move out of town, you will be required to present proof of new address. Should you need to cancel your enrollment prior to the start of a class session, you will be charged a $100 deposit fee. No refunds for withdrawals from Summer classes or short programs after June 1st. In special circumstances where a class credit is issued, credit may only be used for a student within the same family for which it was originally applied toward classes in the same program from which they were originally purchased.
FALL & WINTER/SPRING ENROLLMENT ROLLOVER
Students enrolled in Fall dance classes (not including Baby Bop!) will automatically be re-enrolled into their same classes in the Winter/Spring Session unless they opt out, in order to guarantee their spot(s) in the Winter/Spring Session. No less than two (2) notices will be sent to enrolled students via email reminding them of this rollover and providing opportunity to opt-out of Winter/Spring classes. Should students not opt out by the provided deadline, they will be re-enrolled and their credit card on file will be charged for the published rate of the Winter/Spring Session. Should student withdraw from the Winter/Spring session after the provided deadline, a $100 deposit fee will be subtracted from their refund.
LOST & FOUND
Dance with Miss Rachel (including its staff and teachers) is not responsible for lost or stolen items at the studio, its facilities, or other locations used for studio functions such as recital venues or party locations.
All dancers enrolled in Winter/Spring session in Tribeca will have the opportunity to participate in our year-end recital held in the spring each year. An additional recital fee will be charged in order to participate. Please note, recital fees are non-refundable.
ONLINE CUSTOMER PORTAL
After you are enrolled in a class, you will be able to register for and use the Customer Portal. You will create a Customer Portal account by entering the email address you provided at registration and clicking the button that says, “Reset Password”. A temporary password will then be emailed to you to be used to login to your account. From there, you may change your password -- be sure it has a minimum of 8 characters, 1 of which must be a number.
If you experience any issues logging in, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROMOTIONAL PHOTOS & VIDEOS
Dance with Miss Rachel may use photographs and/or video that includes our students in promotional / advertising / website materials. If you prefer your student NOT be included, please let us know by contacting us at email@example.com and we will make a note of your preference.
VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASSES
With the exception of your dancer’s solo, video recording is prohibited during classes.
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS / IMPORTANT DATES
Dance with Miss Rachel follows the official NYC Board of Education school calendar in observance of holidays in most cases. Students will be reminded ahead of time when class will not be held. Please note important dates below...
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS/DATA FEES
Dance with Miss Rachel will provide reasonable guidance for participating in virtual class enrollments offered through Zoom or YouTube communicated via email. It is the enrollee's responsibility to ensure software or app is properly installed and functioning prior to class time. Any applicable data fees for accessing class content are the sole responsibility of the enrollee and not Dance with Miss Rachel.
FULL VIRTUAL CLASS CATALOG SUBSCRIPTION FEES
Families enrolled in weekly virtual class subscriptions (not live drop-in classes), will be charged the published rate each week from the time of enrollment through June 20 (end of Winter/Spring Session)—or for as long as spring virtual class session subscription is offered or until family cancels their subscription, whichever comes first. Cancellations must be made in writing (email will suffice).