General Dance Studio Policies

  • Attendance, Training & Technique is key.
  • Respect for teachers, parents and peers will be expected always.
  • Cliques or bullying will not be tolerated.
  • This is your dance school. Please respect it as if it were your own home. Clean
    up after yourself and others by throwing all unwanted food and garbage in the
    many bins provided.
  • Vandalism of any kind to the studio, posters, walls etc is grounds for dismissal.
  • Theft of any kind at the dance studio will result in immediate dismissal.
  • No swearing or foul language will be tolerated.
  • The waiting areas are not to be used as a playground, for entertainment
    purposes or as an arena for critiquing the student and/or gossiping about others.
    Please be courteous and respectful.
  • No food is allowed in any of the dance studios. Water bottles are allowed and
  • No gum anywhere in the dance studio at anytime.
  • No cell phones in the dance studio at anytime.
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your class to warm-up.
  • Students arriving late must check in at the front desk, at which point they will be
    escorted into their class. They will wait until the exercise is finished before
    entering the class. Please enter quickly and quietly so as not to disrupt the class.
  • No outdoor shoes past the front lobby. Please store your shoes on shoe racks
    provided. Do not leave them out for everyone to trip over. You are required to
    have clean, indoor shoes for Hip Hop.
  • Students must be dressed in proper attire every class.
  • Hair must be in a bun or ponytail and away from the face for all classes.
  • No running in the studio, hanging off the barres or touching the mirrors.
  • Please remember that jewellery, ipods and any other valuables should be left at
    home. Grand River Dance Academy cannot be held responsible for them if they go missing. To avoid losses we recommend all belongings be labelled. Our lost & found box is located at the front entrance.