Classes have started - still time to register
to create the safest possible environment for our staff, dancers and families, while continuing to offer dance instruction with the presence of COVID-19
This document is designed to summarize our approach to dance classes beginning this Fall. It is not intended to be our approach for the dance season of 2020-2021, and will be impacted by the re-opening phase in which we are in as determined by the State. Changes to our existing plan will be communicated via email and Facebook before they occur.
What is changing???
· Smaller class size (no more than 10 dancers)
· Temperature Checks and hand sanitize at the front door
· Temporarily no parents allowed in the studio/lobby
· Cohort of classes to minimize sanitization between classes
· Class breaks to allow for sanitation between classes
· Encouraged hand hygiene
· Touchless Sanitation Stations
· Increased air exchange and opening windows when able
· In-class storage for belongings
· Increased sanitation frequency
· Increased staff training
**Rev 1-4 dancers to purchase their own dance prop bags ($20) which will stay at the studio. Will change for different seasons **
In-person dance classes at the studio starting Sept 28th
On-Line classes via ZOOM starting Oct 4th
· Bring a mask that is comfortable to wear and breathable. Multiple masks are recommended for longer or multiple classes, so students have access to a dry mask.
· Bring a water bottle from home. Use of the water dispenser in the lobby is discouraged at this time.
· Use the bathroom prior to arriving at the studio.
· Dancers Ages 3-4 that would require assistance with using the bathroom, we are strongly recommending they do not utilize as we will not be able to assist them
· If your dancer is taking in-person classes and can’t attend, your dancer will be able to take via ZOOM.
· Parents are asked to monitor their children for COVID-19 related symptoms.
· You are asked to self-monitor your dancer for COVID-19 related symptoms
· You are asked to take your child’s temperature each day before they attend class.
· Please let us know if your dancer has had any exposure
· See Resources page below for a link to the latest CDC symptom related information
· If you believe you or a member of your family was exposed to the virus, self-isolate, monitor your symptoms, and get tested
Please notify dance REVOLUTIONS if your child has suspected symptoms or confirmed positive diagnosis and keep them home from class a minimum of 10 days.
· Wear a mask whenever possible inside the studio building, Teachers will be mindful of giving students mask breaks during class.
· Maintain 6 ft. of distance between others whenever possible.
· Tape will be used as markers within the studio to assist with social distancing.
· Highly touched areas will be cleaned between classes
· If the bathroom must be used while at the studio, teachers will dismiss one at a time.
· Beginning – Adv Level dancers will wipe down bathroom after use with the wipes available in the bathroom
· Teachers, Assistants and office workers will wipe down bathroom after use
· Dance bag and shoes will all go in cubby’s inside studio
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· Students will collect their belongings and those in levels Beg – Adv will wipe off their cubby’s/chairs
· Teachers & Assistants will wipe down cubby’s after Ages 3-7 year old classes
Dancers will sanitize hands as they leave class