Elaine’s Dance Studio
Policies & Waiver
Attendance and Tardiness
Attendance is taken at each class. Good attendance is imperative, as absences and tardiness can hold back the entire class. Please make every effort to have your child attend and be on time to every class.
Insurance / Waiver
Elaine’s Dance Studio (EDS) does not carry medical insurance for its students. It is required that all dance students be covered by their own family insurance policy. If injury or illness does occur, it is understood that the student’s own policy is the only source for reimbursement. Please see separate waiver and release of liability form on next page.
Use of Photography
It is understood the Elaine’s Dance Studio (EDS) reserves the right to use any photography and videotaping of a student’s performance or classes for purposes of advertising, promoting or publicizing the studio. All ownership, including copyright, shall belong to Elaine’s Dance Studio.
Students will not be allowed to dance without the proper shoes and attire.
Preschool/Kids Combo classes: Pink ballet shoes, tap shoes, any style leotard and tights. Ballet (no exceptions): Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair secured back in a bun – no wispies please.
Hip Hop: Dance or workout clothes; “clean” tennis shoes a must!
Jazz: Jazz pants, bike shorts, leotards, tank tops, Jazz shoes.
Fees For Services Rendered
- Tuition is due with the first lesson of each month. Monthly tuition rates remain the same, whether it is a long month (5 weeks) or short month (2-3weeks). This includes the June recital month. There will be no monthly statements sent out, unless you are overdue. There is no discount for classes missed or absences.
- I agree to pay Elaine’s Dance Studio (EDS) for services rendered (e.g. the teaching of dance lessons) according to the charges outlined in the EDS tuition schedule.
- A $35.00 annual registration fee is due at the time of registration. The annual family registration fee is $50.00. The annual Competition Team registration fee is $70.00. There is also a $10.00 late fee for tuition received after the 10th of the month. Should the Client fail to pay or is delinquent in their payments, a credit card will need to be placed on file for any future billing issues.
Payment to EDS for the amount specified in any invoice is due within 30 calendar days of the invoice date, or otherwise, the Client may be referred to a Collection Agency.
Elaine’s Dance Studio Waiver for 2018-2019
Assumption of Risk
I, the undersigned parent or guardian of the below named minor child (the “Participant”), who desires to participate in dance classes and performances offered and organized by Elaine’s Dance Studio (the “Studio”), hereby acknowledge that I am aware that there are significant risks associated with participation in such dance classes and performances, including, without limitation, the risk of serious bodily injury or death. On behalf of myself, my spouse and Participant, and our respective heirs, administrators, representatives and successors, I willingly assume such risks. Further, I hereby represent that Participant has no physical or mental disability or impairment or any illness that will endanger Participant or others in connection with Participant’s participation in the dance classes and performances offered by the Studio.
Waiver and Release
I, the undersigned parent or guardian of the Participant, for myself, my spouse and Participant and our respective heirs, administrators, representatives and successors, hereby waive the right to bring any claim or suit and hereby voluntarily release and discharge the Studio, its owner (Elaine McCarthy), employees, independent contractors, agents and insurers from any and all claims, demands, causes of action, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (referred to herein collectively as “Claims or Losses”) arising out of, relating to or in any way connected with Participant’s participation in the Studio’s dance classes and performances, including, without limitation, any Claims or Losses for personal injury, wrongful death or property damage allegedly arising out of the negligent acts or omissions of the Studio’s owner(s), employees, independent contractors or other agents.
Consent to Emergency Medical and Dental Treatment
I, the undersigned parent or guardian of the Participant, hereby authorize the Studio and its owners, employees, independent contractors and other agents to consent to and authorize the emergency medical treatment of the below named Participant by a physician duly licensed under the provisions of the California Medical Practice Act or by a dentist duly licensed under the California Dental Practice Act. I understand that this Consent to Emergency Medical and Dental Treatment will be used by the Studio only if it is unable to reach me within a reasonable period of time given the circumstances of the emergency. On behalf of myself, my spouse and Participant, I forever release the Studio and its owners, employees, independent contractors and other agents from any and all liability related to the exercise of the authorization provided herein.