Policies & Pricing

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to teach your child or children. We strive to give them the highest quality dance training possible. We also work to help them develop self-discipline, self esteem and respect for others. Dance training provides valuable tools for many aspects of a student's life.

 

PRE-BALLET: One 50 minute class weekly geared to produce rhythm, coordination and to stimulate imagination for 3 and 4 year olds. Classroom attire consists of solid leotard or dance dress, tights, and Capezio pink ballet shoes.

 

BALLET and TAP: Ballet and Tap combination classes for 5-9 year olds are one hour weekly. Classroom attire is the same as Pre-Ballet. Students will wear Capezio Mary Jane tap shoes and pink Capezio ballet shoes.

 

INTERMEDIATE BALLET: One hour class weekly for students 10 and up. Classroom attire consists of solid color leotard, suntan tights, and Capezio pink split sole ballet shoes. Hair must be up in a bun, twist or knot. Students are placed in these classes by ability and experience.

 

ADVANCED BALLET: A one and a half-hour ballet class will be offered to students who qualify. Classroom attire is solid color leotard, suntan tights, black skirt, and Capezio split- sole ballet shoes and Capezio half-sole lyrical shoes.

 

POINTE: This one hour class weekly is available to those who qualify. Ballet barre, technique, center floor and performance are taught. A student taking pointe is also required to take one ballet class weekly. Classroom attire consists of a black leotard, white or pink tights, black skirt, and Gaynor Minden pointe shoes. Hair must be off the neck in a bun, twist or knot.

 

JAZZ: This class is available to 2nd grade and older. Students are placed according to ability, age and experience. All students must take a ballet class in order to be enrolled in any jazz class. No jazz only classes are available. Classroom attire consists of black booty shorts, a solid color leotard or fitted dance top, tights and suntan Capezio jazz shoes. No short sleeve t-shirts, printed leggings or loose printed tank tops.

 

INTERMEDIATE OR ADVANCED TAP: This 45-minute class will follow the jazz class. Students in the l hour 45 minute tap/jazz class will wear Capezio black tap oxfords.

 

TUITION

One class $65.00 monthly

Two classes $120.00 monthly

Three classes $165.00 monthly

Four classes $200.00 monthly

 

One class 1 1/2 hour ballet $95.00

Two classes including 1 1/2 hour ballet $150.00

Three classes including 1 1/2 hour ballet $195.00

Four classes including 1 1/2 hour ballet $230.00

Five classes including 1 1/2 hour ballet $255.00

 

DANCE AND FEET (located next to the studio) This boutique carries all required dance shoes and dance wear. However, you may purchase your dance supplies anywhere.

Go to www.danceandfeet.com or the Dance and Feet Facebook page for store hours.

Store phone number is 540-632-0026.

 

BUSINESS POLICIES

A completed registration form with September tuition and the $25 registration fee are required prior to participation in any class. Tuition is due by the first of each month, regardless of attendance. Tuition and fees are non-refundable. If the payment is not received by the 10th, you will be charged a $20.00 late fee. All payments must be made at the studio during business hours or mailed, with a postmark by the 10th of the month to avoid a late charge. We do not accept payments at the studio after business hours. Also, if a student is absent when tuition is due, please mail your payments in order to avoid the late fee. A $20.00 fee will be charged for any returned checks.   We offer a discount of $10.00 per month for each additional child in the same family.

 

We encourage good attendance for the entire session. Students may make up any excused absence at the same level from September to January. There is no refund for missed lessons. If a student is unable to dance due to an injury, we recommend class observation. Once classes begin a two week written notice must be given before the beginning of the month if a student drops out of a class or the parent will be billed for the entire month. Parent visitation will be held in November and April. There are no early dismissals from class unless prearranged. Handing a note to the teacher at the start of class does not count as prearranged.

 

RECITAL

There will be a recital at the end of the session for all students. Everyone is encouraged to participate, regardless of ability. A costume deposit of $60 per costume is due in October. Beginner students or students in one class will be required to purchase one costume with the full amount due in October. All other students will purchase two or more depending on the class level with the balance due in January.  A Recital Fee will be charged to each family. There are no refunds on costumes or recital fees.

 

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We strive to make your child's dance experience at Ardell Stone School of Dancing a memorable one that will help your child with whatever path they choose.

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