Move & Groove- $83/6 week session


Adult Dance Classes- $53/month


Inspirations Program- $70/month


Fitness Classes (Prices vary, please inquire)

Tuition:

Monthly tuition payments are due by the first of each month. Tuition remains the same whether it is a long (5-week) or short (3-week) month and regardless of absences. 

Credit card payments are accepted through our online registration system.  You may also set up monthly automatic credit card payments through the online system. Tuition payments may be placed in the mailbox located inside the studio or mailed to studio address.   Please make checks payable to “Inspire Dance Academy.” If paying cash, please place payment in a sealed envelope with student’s name.  If a student is not continuing with class, please notify the studio prior to the start of a new month so you will not be charged. If tuition is not received by the 15th of the month, a $10 late fee will be added to your account. 

Tuition is non refundable.  Our season runs from September-June but tuition is paid in 9 monthly installments.  


If you need to withdraw from a class, please email us at least 7 days before the start of the next month so we have adequate time to fill the space. 


If you would like to withdraw from a class mid month, classes not attended will not be refunded.  



New  Rates for 2022/2023 Season


# Hours                                 Monthly
per week                                  tuition      

45 minutes/wk…………………….....$54

50 minutes/wk.............................$57
1 hr./wk…...……..............................$63
1.25 hrs…………………………….........$71
1.5 hr./wk………………………….........$90
1.75 hrs./wk………………………........$99
2 hrs./wk…………………………….......$106
2.5 hrs./wk………………………….......$119
3 hrs./wk…………………………….......$131
3.5 hrs./wk………………………….......$143
4 hr  hrs./wk……………………….......$153
4.5 hrs./wk………………………….......$163
5 hrs./wk -……................................$175

5.5+ hrs/wk....................................$179

Dress Code:
Class Attire-We ask that appropriate dance attire be worn in all dance classes.  Hair should be worn in a ponytail or bun in all dance classes. 
Below are basic guidelines.  Specific brands are not required but if you would like brand suggestions please ask us for our ‘Recommended Attire Sheet.’

Dancers should bring shoes in a dance bag to keep track of their belongings. 

Move & Groove for 2 year olds
Any color leotard or comfortable top.
Leggings or footless tights in any color
Bare feet- can wear socks with grips 

Creative Ballet- 2.5-3.5 year olds
Ballet shoes - Pink  
Leotard - Preferably pink
Tights - Pink footed or convertible tights

3-4 year old, 4-5 year old or  Kindergarten Ballet/Tap
Ballet shoes - Pink  (Please clearly write child’s name in both ballet & tap shoes)
Tap shoes - Black (preferably velcro)
Tights - Pink footed or convertible tights
Leotard-(solid color preferably light pink) 
*Small dance skirts are appropriate and skirts attached to leotards are preferred.

Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade Ballet/Tap/Jazz (Dancers do not need Jazz shoes unless the recital dance is determined to be jazz. Please do not purchase until we notify you. )
Ballet shoes - Pink  (Please clearly write child’s name in both ballet & tap shoes)
Tap shoes - Black (preferably velcro)
Tights - Convertible (sometimes called Transition) tights. Dancers will take feet out of tights  Jazz portions of class)
Leotard - (Preferably light pink for kindergarten, black for grades 1 and up.)
*Small dance skirts are appropriate and skirts attached to leotards are preferred

 

1st, 2nd grade Ballet/Jazz -

Ballet shoes - Pink  (Please clearly write child’s name in both ballet & jazz shoes)

Jazz Shoes- Tan slip on jazz shoes
Tights -  Pink convertible or footed
Leotard - (solid color preferably black)


All Ages Ballet/Tap/Jazz Combo classes- ONLY NEED BALLET AND TAP SHOES FOR SEPTEMBER. (Dancers do not need Jazz shoes unless the recital dance is determined to be jazz. We will notify you by January.  If your dancer has jazz shoes from last year they are welcome to wear them.

 
Ballet, Tap, & Jazz single genre classes for grades 3 and up. 
Ballet Class:

Shoes - pink ballet shoes. (Capezio Hanami ballet shoe. 2037C, 2037W.)

Leotard- Black

Tights- Pink or tan 

 

Tap Class:
Shoes- Black (oxford style shoe for ages 10+) under 10 any style tap shoe. 

Leotard- Black

Tights- pink, black or tan tights or fitted leggings. 


Jazz Class:

Shoes- Tan slip on Jazz shoe Capezio "E" series is an example but we do not require a specific brand
Leotard- Black
Tights - pink, black or tan tights or fitted leggings. 


Leggings - cropped or fitted yoga legging for Performance team classes, tap or jazz
Fitted tank tops - spandex tank tops can be worn but they must be fitted to the body like a leotard. 
*Long sleeve fitted tops may be worn in winter months but must be fitted. It cannot be baggy or have a hood.  Do not wear t-shirts or loose shirts to class.

Contemporary & Modern
Dancers should wear tan footless tights or fitted yoga pant leggings. A leotard or a fitted (spandex) top is an appropriate top for class. Please do notwear a loose top or t-shirt.   We dance barefoot, or if preferred, dancers can wear a lyrical shoe.(Footundeez)

Hip Hop- Boys & Girls- All Ages
Dancers may wear comfortable clothes they are able to move well in. No skirts, no jeans, no pajamas please.  Please bring a clean & dry pair of sneakers with you for the dance floor. 

 
Male Dancers- 
White t-shirt tucked into solid color stretchy shorts or pants. 
Shoes: Black ballet shoes, black tap shoes for Ballet/Tap/Tumble
Shoes: Black Ballet shoes for Creative Ballet
Barefoot for Move & Groove
 


Classroom Rules:


All students’ hair must be tied back and secured for class. Longer hair should be worn in a bun.  Please do not wear any jewelry to class. Stud earrings are acceptable. No gum chewing or candy in class. Respect and kindness should always be displayed to fellow dancers and instructors.  


Classroom behavior:
Our studio is a safe place for our students to learn, dance and make friends.  It is a structured learning environment and we do have an expectation that our students are there to dance and learn, while also having fun. 

If behavior issues arise in class with a particular student, we will privately address this with the parent. If the student’s behavior continues to be disruptive to the class and other students, we will call a meeting with the parent and student to discuss the next steps for the dancer. 
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Discounts:

For families who have more than one child attending classes we have sibling discounts. The 2nd and 3rd child receive 15% off their tuition. The 4th child will receive 20% off. 

Registration:

An annual registration fee of $25 per student, or $30 per family is due upon registration to secure your place in a class.  There is no registration fee for adult classes.

Weather Cancellations:

From time to time, a class may be cancelled due to weather conditions. An email will be sent at least 1 hour before your dancer's class time if classes are cancelled..  During inclement weather we will also post on our Facebook page. 

If you would like to take a make up class due to a weather cancellation, please find a class on the schedule that is age appropriate and email to let us know you’d like to attend. 
If a class has 2 or more snow days, we will make our very best effort to schedule a make up class day. 


Attendance:

Regular attendance is important and allows students to receive the most benefit from their dance program. 

During the second half of the year students are learning choreography for the recital. Poor attendance holds back the entire class. Please email the studio if you are planning to be absent from class.

  •  Tuition refunds or credits will not be issued for absences.  

  • Students who are absent may attend another age and level appropriate class.  If you would like to schedule a make up class please contact the studio. We ask that all make up classes are done within 4 weeks of the missed class.

  • All classes will start and end promptly at their scheduled times. 


COVID-19:

1. We will continue to sanitize hands at the start of class, but we will no longer give sanitizer at dismissal time. 

2. We reserve the right to temporarily mandate mask wearing by class or age group if deemed necessary. 

3. We ask that you continue to use good judgment and not send your child to class if they are unwell. If a member of your family tests positive for Covid and your dancer remains symptom free and tests negatively for Covid, please have them wear a mask while at the studio. 



Annual Performance:

Each year Inspire Dance Academy LLC provides the opportunity for students to perform in our end of the year recital. All students are eligible to participate. This performance is an exciting experience for the dancers to show the skills they have been working on throughout the year, therefore participation is not mandatory but it is encouraged.


Recital Costumes:


Costumes are purchased for the dancers that participate in the recital. Child costumes will be $70, adult sized costumes are $80.  This fee includes a pair of tights if the costume requires it. For students purchasing multiple costumes, a 50% deposit will be due by November 15th and December 1st.  For dancers purchasing 1 costume, the costume payment will be due by November 15th.   

Outdoor Footwear:

Dancers who choose to wear sneakers for hip hop, please bring an extra pair of clean sneakers especially during winter months to avoid tracking sand and salt into the studio.



Lobby:
 


We are taking restrictions off our waiting rooms as of Fall 2022.  In order to keep the traffic flow and congestion limited at transition times, we will continue with outside door drop off and pick up for many classes. However, you are more than welcome to come in our waiting room during your class time to view your dancer from the viewing window. 

Parking:

Parking is available in the lots in front, beside or behind the building unless marked otherwise.  During special events where parking may be tight you may also park in the overflow parking lot across the street labeled “parking for 16-24 Water Street.” 



Holiday Calendar 2022-23

​Classes begin on September 10th
Rosh Hashanah- Monday Sept. 26th OPEN
Yom Kippur- Wednesday- Oct. 5th OPEN
Columbus Day- Monday, Oct 10th-  CLOSED
Halloween - Monday October 31st- CLOSED
Veteran's Day-  Thursday Nov. 11th- OPEN
Thanksgiving Break- Wednesday, Nov. 23rd- Sat. Nov. 26th- CLOSED
Holiday Break - Thursday Dec. 22nd- Jan. 1st - CLOSED
Martin Luther King Jr. Day- Monday, January 16th - OPEN
February Break - Monday, February 20-25th CLOSED
Good Friday/Easter Weekend- OPEN
April Break - Monday, April 17th-22nd- CLOSED
Memorial Day- Monday, May 29th- CLOSED




​We welcome you to Inspire thank you for giving us the opportunity to share the art of dance with you and your children. We encourage our students to work to their personal best, and to always dream big, work hard and have fun!