EMpowered Dance Center

Setting the  Barre  for Excellence

Policies

Inclement Weather Policy

  • If Baltimore County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, all classes will be canceled.

Class Attire

  • Ballet (Pointe/Variations): Any color leotard. Pink tights. Pink ballet slippers. Ballet Skirts if desired.
  • Modern/Lyrical: Any color leotard. Footless tights of any color. May wear dance paws if desired. Please do not use lotion prior to class.
  • Tap: Any color leotard, black tap shoes. Black oxford style required for intermediate/advanced.
  • Pilates: Comfortable exercise attire to allow for freedom of movement and instructor to observe body alignment.
  • 3/4 Creative Movement: Children should wear ballet slippers. Leotards or comfortable, form fitting clothes are appropriate.
  • Boys-jazz pants of any color, no denim pants. Shirt of your choice-must be form fitting. Appropriate shoes for class taken-black or white ballet slippers, black jazz shoes and black tap shoes. Hair must be slicked back and not in the eyes.
  • Hair Style: All hair must be pulled away from your face and off the neck. Buns are required for class.
  • No jewelry is to be worn in class. Not only is it a distraction, it can be dangerous and items can be lost. Post/Stud earrings are acceptable.
  • Please label all shoes and other related dance items with dancer's name so that lost items may be returned. We are not responsible for lost items.
  • Please come to the studio with proper cover-ups on when entering and exiting the studio. Do not wear your dance shoes outside. No outside shoes allowed on studio floor.
  • All attire is subject to instructor approval.

Make-up Classes

  • Studio closures: if the studio is closed for weather or emergencies, a make-up class will be offered
  • Absences: To encourage attendance, no make-up classes are allowed.

Minimum Enrollment

  • Class schedules may be subject to change. All classes must have a minimum enrollment of 4 per class.

Permission to use photographs

  • Student pictures and videos are taken throughout the year for purposes of marketing and promoting EMpowered Dance Center. Parent/Guardian permission is granted to use any and all pictures and videos taken.

Payment & Enrollment Policies

  • Tuition is due by the 1st of the month. A $20 late fee will be automatically assessed to any account not paid in full by the 10th of the month.
  • Accounts must be paid in full before costumes will be released and dancers permitted to perform in the Winter Performance or End of the Year Concert.
  • 30 Days written notice must be given prior to withdrawing from a class to prevent another billing cycle applied to your account.