Response to Mecklenburg's Health Department Directive on January 12, 2021 - Learn More

For the next 3 weeks (January 13 - February 3) or until COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations lower to safer rate, we will continue to do our part to keep our students and families safe by giving you options to train virtually and make-ups.

All classes will continue as scheduled in-person with all our new safety precautions that started January 1.

Non-Apparatus Classes:  Students have the option to take it virtually at home.

Apparatus Classes: 
1.  Can join a non-apparatus class until they feel comfortable to return.
Or 
2.  Students can opt to not attend their class and take a Spring make-up class that will be held on the
following Saturdays from 1pm - 2pm:
April 17
May 8

If you miss a class due to being quarantine or having COVID-19, you can take those make-up classes as well.

Please notify
Kristin Bridges immediately via email if you wish to attend virtually.

To sign-up for a make-up class, please follow the following steps: 

  1. Go to Registration site VAMP

  2. Sign in or create an account

  3. From the Main Menu, under Classes and Registration, choose Register for Drop In Class

  4. Next to Name select your student's name (it may arelady appear)

  5. Choose your desired class (Apparatus Make Up Class on 04/17 at 1:00pm and/or Apparatus Make Up Class on 05/08 at 1:00pm)

  6. Click Register

COVID-19 Studio Policies and Upgrades

(Updated January 1, 2021)

To be in our space, all teachers, staff and students need to be able to honestly answer yes to check all 4 Boxes below via our Safety First Agreement: 

 

In the past 10 days, 
✅ NO COVID-19 symptoms
✅ Not near someone who has symptoms or tested positive 
✅ Wore a mask when social distancing is hard to do
✅ Maintained 6’ minimum social distance 

According to the CDC if you or a member of your household has had COVID-19, you need at least 10 days from the first day of symptoms and/or a negative test before you can return to the studio.  20 days if your symptoms were severe.

The upgrades and new health procedures will be constantly reviewed and updated as more information comes from the CDC and our local and state health officials.   

Anyone who wishes to return to the studio will be required to sign our Safety First Waiver.

Definitions

Cleaning removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects.  Cleaning works by using soap (or detergent) and water to physically remove germs from surfaces.  

Sanitize lowers the number of germs. Sanitizing is meant to reduce, not kill, the occurrence and growth of bacteria, viruses and fungi.

Disinfect kills germs on surfaces or objects.  According to the WHO (World Health Organization), if you think a surface may be infected with COVID-19, clean it with a disinfectant to kill the virus in order to protect yourself and others.

North Carolina Current Phase:  Gyms including dance studios can open at 30% capacity with social distancing and face masks.  

Facility Upgrades and Policies

-  Students and faculty do not share equipment.

-  Students, faculty and staff will use hand sanitizer before and at the end of each class as well as during the class as needed.

-  Water and Food:  The lobby and storage area are designated eating and water drinking areas.  You can also bring a straw to slip under your mask to drink during class.

-  Vital Oxide will be aerosol-sprayed in to the air after each class starting in January.  We also use Vital Oxide to clean apparatus if it cannot have a 72 hour rest period.  Vital Oxide is environmentally friendly and does not degrade aerial silks, ropes or equipment. 

-  Hand Sanitization Stations in each studio.

-  Floors are cleaned with ProClean daily.  

-  High touch surfaces are disinfected each day.

-  Students, faculty and staff clean mats after every use.  

-  If you would like to purchase your own Aerial Silk, click here for our shopping list.  You will be responsible to bring it to class and to maintain a cleaning log of your apparatus. 

-  Front Desk Staff will take temperatures of everyone who enters the studio.  The temperatures will be recorded in a secure online Google Document for record purposes only.  
- CLICK HERE FOR MORE IN-DEPTH POLICIES

Maximum Number of Students in the Studio: 20

Drop-off and Pick-up

- Drop-off in the front.  If you have a question for our Studio Manager, please do come in.  But parents will not allowed to wait in the lobby during classes.

- Pick-up will be in the back.  Drive around to the back of our suite and we are in the middle.  

Personal Hygiene

-  Students, faculty and staff will use hand sanitizer before and at the end of each class as well as during the class as needed.

- Face Masks are to be worn at all times while in our studio.   

-  Everyone shall maintain a minimum of 6' distance from everyone at all times. 

Students Need to Bring the Following To Class

- Personal bottle of Hand Sanitizer

- CDC recommended Face Mask (we recommend bringing an extra for your comfort)

-  Bring your own water bottle.  Only water bottles can be filled at the water fountain.

-  Your own rosin spray (click here to order) and chalk or rosin bag (a plastic bag or fabric pouch can work and we can provide you with some chalk.  

- Small bag with your personal equipment and items.

COVID-19 Refund/Cancellation Policy 

 

Due to these uncertain times that we live in due to COVID-19, we have adjusted our refund policy.  If you feel unsafe sending your student to class, below are your refund and cancellation options:

1 Month written notice (email is fine) to cancel tuition

No fee to cancel at this time

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9315-E Monroe Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28270

Phone: 704.844.0449
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