Academy Safety Precautions

2021-2022 ACADEMY SAFETY POLICIES:

  • As per the NYC Covid-19 “Key to NYC” mandate, all students 12 years and older must show proof of vaccination. Please call the office, 718-891-6199 if you have any questions.

  • Class sizes are restricted, and teachers will manage and organize their classes to maintain safe social distancing.   

  • Make-up classes must be approved. If you miss your regularly scheduled class, you must call the office to get approval to attend another class to make it up.  

  • In order to reduce congestion in and around the studios, teachers will begin and end their classes promptly. Parents and guardians must pick up their children promptly.

  • Parents/guests are prohibited to wait in the lobby, but are allowed to wait in the back courtyard. 

  • Students may dress and must drop off their belongings in their lockers or the dressing room, but must promptly return to the lobby to wait for their class. They are not allowed to linger downstairs in the area near the bathroom or in the dressing room. Students' belongings must not be left in the lobby. 

  • Weather permitting, students may stretch in the lobby/patio, or in the studio (if available) before class, and are responsible for disinfecting the equipment after use.

 

ACADEMY SAFETY PROCEDURES:

 

  • Students who are sick are urged to stay home. Students who are not feeling well and have a temperature will not be allowed to take class and must return home. 

  • Upon arrival, all students must thoroughly wash their hands in the bathroom, or make use of the hand sanitizer dispensers installed in the lobby and adjacent to both studios.  

  • Masks must be worn at all times in the building, including during class.

  • Studio barres will be disinfected after every ballet class. Disinfection of the door knobs, banisters, bathrooms, and lobby counters will be performed at least once-a-day.

  • For optimal ventilation and as weather permits, all doors will remain open while classes are in session.