Studio Etiquette

The classroom is a place for learning new things & for time to practice the various dance forms you learn! Be considerate of your fellow students. When the teacher may be instructing another student, this is your time to practice quietly, or follow the teacher’s advice to the other student, as it maybe helpful information for you to improve your skills!
  • Your first priority in class is to learn. Avoid distractions that interfere with or are counter-intuitive to that mission.

  • Give every other student the opportunity to maximize their potential. Be positive and encourage others throughout the class.

  • Come to school prepared, on time, and ready to learn; After 15 minutes you will not be able to Participate in a class.

  • Show respect for themselves, & for others, and for those in positions of authority; Do not have private conversations while in class, especially when the teacher is talking.

  • Please raise your hand if you have any questions. If another student asks a question, please listen to the teacher’s response, as it may be applicable to you.

  • Refrain from bringing anything to school that may compromise the safety of others.

  • Follow the established rules & take responsibility for their own actions.

  • Not swear at a teacher or at another person in a position of authority.

  • Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself and never intentionally harm another student.

  • Please try your best to be spatially aware & to utilize the entire studio (do not stand too close to anyone) so that everyone can dance comfortably.

  • Be polite and respectful to everyone including students, teachers, administrators, support staff, and


  • Follow individual teacher’s instructions, class rules, and expectations at all times.

  • Attendance & participation in class are an essential part of the educational process. Regular attendance is necessary for students’ success. Furthermore, it allows students to achieve the maximum possible benefits from their educational experience. All students are encouraged to be present and prompt. Attendance is the responsibility of both parents & students.

  • Do not be a bully. If you see someone being bullied, intervene by telling them to stop or immediately report it to school personnel.

  • Solve problems in peaceful ways

  • Value diversity & defend human rights

  • Exercise democratic rights and responsibilities​