Studio Policies

Arriving at the studio:

We ask all dancers to arrive 10-15 minutes before their schedule lesson or class. This allows you to have time to change shoes, use the restroom, and socialize with your friends. Please check in at the front desk and sign the sign in sheet.

After you class or lesson:

Before you leave for the night, make sure that you are signing up for your next lesson or class.  This helps keep all your classes accounted for, and allows our instructors to plan and prepare for your class, too. DanceAbel Ballroom Studio is not responsible for missing or lost items left in the dance studio.

Scheduling or booking a class

All private lessons are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis and your account must be in good standing. Private lessons are scheduled on Mondays  and Thursdays from 10am-1pm: 6-9pm, and Saturdays from 10am-3pm Private lessons are 45 minutes in length with 5 minutes reserved for questions and scheduling.

Group Class will not be taught as private lessons. A minimum of four people must be present in order for class to begin.

All Lessons, Classes and Workshops dancers must be pre registered. #3 Easy ways to register for class. Online at www.danceabel.com email info@danceabel.com or by phone 330-868-2180

Payment Policy:

All payments for classes are due upon the time of registration.

Installments payments for wedding packages  or Studio memberships

All members will be asked to provide payment through Zen planner autopay system. You can pay by ACH Draft or by Credit Cards.

Late payments

If you are late with your membership payment, your account will be charged $20. You must bring your account current to keep taking classes. You are still responsible for your membership even if you don’t come to class.

Payment Options:

Cash, Check, All major credit cards are accepted.

Autopay services are available and a form must be completed to enroll

$35.00 service fee for all returned checks. No refunds on gift cards or wedding dance packages. No refund on any package after taking 20% of lessons on the packages. All refunds are subject to a 15% cancel fee. All services are non transferable.

Expiration Dates:

By the Lesson - Private Lessons- 1 year from the time you purchased

Fitness Class Pass-90 Days from purchase date

Expiration dates are for you to hold yourself accountable and come to class. You have some amazing goals that you want to meet: like losing weight, exercise, to feel good about yourself, to spend time with your partner or a friend. By being consistent in your classes, you will see those changes in your life.

Cancellation Policy-

All dancers must allow a 24 hour for  class cancellations. If the allotted time is not given, you will be charged $50 for Private Lessons $10 for Fitness Classes. This is addition to your normal class fees. .  In case of bad weather, the studio will close. All private lessons will be rescheduled. Group Classes and Dance Fitness will be rescheduled at the Director's discretion.

Attendance Policy-

All dancers have up to an hour before class to register for classes. After registration has occurred we ask that 24 hours be given to cancel. (See above cancellation policy) If the student is a no call, no show for their already registered class a fee of $10 will be added to the account and must be paid before they can attend further classes. We ask that you please respect your teachers, fellow students and yourself in this matter.

Social Media Policy, Videos and Photos-

DanceAbel Ballroom Studio does post pictures and videos of classes on social media outlets, and we highly encourage you to share your dancing. Please do not post choreography in full, but clips are welcome. Please do not make posts that discourage or comprise the self esteem of other students. Please do not post negative comments about events, competitions, other schools or teachers. Waivers for photography and video releases are found in our online software, copies are available upon request. For the personal safety of our current teaching staff, administrative team members,  guest instructors,or event staff and their families, No student is allowed to “friend” or follow any staff member’s personal page.

Withdrawing Policy

If you choose not to continue your dance journey, You must fill out a drop form within 30 days of your next scheduled payment.