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DANCE

Age:   Age is determined by the student’s age as of December 31st of the year they start dance classes.


Class Placement:  Classes are formed by student’s abilities and not necessarily by age or years of training. All children learn at different rates and we teachers pride ourselves in the recognition of each student’s strong and weak points. Please allow us to best serve our students by allowing us to group them accordingly.

Pre-Ballet:   This class is offered for students 2 to 4 yrs. This is a creative movement class, teaching basics of ballet and basic coordination skills. Pre-ballet is taught with the use of props, music, and songs. Please be aware that students may be placed in pre-ballet for two consecutive years based on their age. Pre-ballet will perform in our recital.


Pre-Tap: Ages 4 and 5. Pre-tap is a ½ hour introductory course. Students must be enrolled in pre-ballet to register for pre-tap. Since this is an introductory course, pre-tap cannot be taken alone. This class will perform in our recital.

Ballet and/or Tap: Ages 6 and up. Ballet and tap classes are geared toward the level appropriate for the particular class being taught. Classes are not necessarily based on one age group. Classes are mostly a combination of close ages.

Jazz:  Ages 6 and up. Jazz classes consist of a jazz technique warm-up, stretches, progressions and center combinations.

Acrobatics: Ages 6 & Up. Acrobatics consists of a strengthening warm-up, stretches, and mastering of acrobatic skills. This is not a gymnastics class. Acrobatics is about flexibility and tricks. Students will be placed by ability, not age.

Hip-Hop:  Ages 5 and up. One of our most popular classes! This introduces students to the world of video dance. No previous dance experience is required. This is a great class for teenagers who have never danced before!


Pointe:  Pointe classes are available to ballet students over 12 years of age, with at least 4 consecutive years of ballet training and teacher approval. Students will be evaluated in ballet class.

Lyrical: Ages 8 and up. Students must be enrolled in ballet and jazz to take this class and have completed one year of Jazz. Lyrical is a combination of both ballet and jazz. Lyrical dance is expressive and interprets the meanings of songs. This class includes a jazz warm-up, progressions and center combinations.
Mommy/Daddy & Me – Fantasy Story Dance Class: Girls and boys, just walking to age 4. This is a pre-dance class with a fantasy story theme each week. Stories include Cinderella, Snow White, Wizard of Oz, etc. This class will incorporate story into dance using music, props, and dress up. (*This class is offered only when our schedule allows. Please call or e-mail for current session.)

Mini Hip-Hop
Ages 4-5yrs: Fun upbeat class for the little ones!


Mini Acrobatics
Ages 4-5
This is a new intro class to our Acrobatics Arts classes. Includes cardio, strength, flexibility and into to Acrobatics skills.


 

 

 

Hippety-Hop Fun!
Age appropriate hip-hop class for boys and girls ages 5-8. Classes forming on Thursdays. Please call 781-396-8180 or e-mail to register.

 

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Tuition Rates

Payment Plans for 2017-2018 Season

Registration Fee
Yearly registration fee is $20 per student is due at registration. Registration fees are non refundable

Option #1 Autopay Billing


Auto Pay Billing

Our season is divided into 4 tuition payments with a costume deposit per class due December 1st. Payment #1 is due at Registration. Payment #2 is due November 1st. Payment #3 is Due February 1st and Payment #4 is due April 1st.

We apply the tuition payment to your credit or debit card on the dates listed above. If you choose to UN-enroll you must notify us in writing before the next payment is due to avoid charges on your card. Costume deposits can be split into multiple payments but are due in full by December 1st.

Costume Deposits will be Auto deducted on December 1st. If you choose not to dance in the recital you must inform us in writing before December 1st.

MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

Enrollment in the Auto Pay plan offer the following benefits :

  • 10% off dancewear and shoes
  • Discount on Birthday parties
  • Discounted tuition

***Option for full tuition payment:
If you choose to pay your tuition in full you will receive an additional 10% off tuition for the season. Payment must be made by cash or check only to receive discount. Please follow the Cash or check Tuition chart to calculate yearly tuition or call the studio for your discounted rate.

Auto Pay Tuition Prices:

Classes per week:

1 2 3 4 5 6
Payment #1 due 9/1: $127 $200 $237 $299 $348 $397
Payment #2 due 11/1: $127 $200 $237 $299 $348 $397
Payment #3 due 2/1: $127 $200 $237 $299 $348 $397
Payment #4 due 4/1: $127 $200 $237 $299 $348 $397
Costume deposit due 12/1: $75 $150 $225 $300 $375 $450

Tuition Agreement:
I understand to keep my child in class, tuition will be charged on 9/1, 11/1, 2/1 and 4/1 to my debit/credit card on file along with any outstanding balances. If I choose to UN-enroll my child, it is my responsibility to inform the office in writing before the next payment is due.

To enroll in the Auto Payment plan you must fill out a form and submit it to the office.

Option #2 : Cash/Check Payments


If not enrolled in the Auto Pay Option you may make your 4 payments plus costume deposit by Cash or check on the due dates listed. A $25 NSF fee will be charged for all returned checks. Once a check is returned to us cash payments only will be accepted for the remainder of the season. A $10 late fee is charged 7 days after payment is due and an additional $10 for the next 7 days past due.

Payments can be left in our payment box or mailed to:

Jody’s School Of Dancing
407 Rear
Mystic Ave
#11A
Medford, Ma 02155

Cash or Check tuition Payments:

Classes per week:

1 2 3 4 5 6
Payment #1 due 9/1: $132 $205 $242 $304 $353 $402
Payment #2 due 11/1: $132 $205 $242 $304 $353 $402
Payment #3 due 2/1: $132 $205 $242 $304 $353 $402
Payment #4 due 4/1: $132 $205 $242 $304 $353 $402
Costume deposit due 12/1: $75 $150 $225 $300 $375 $450

Students are not allowed to attend class if payments are not up to date. Students may return once all past due balances are paid. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

Dance Season:

Or Season will run from September to June. The recital will be held in late May or early June.

Costume Deposit:

Costume deposit refunds will not be given after December 1st.

Payments will be collected at the studio during registration only.  All subsequent Payments must be mailed to:

Jody’s School Of Dancing
407 Rear
Mystic Ave
#11A
Medford, Ma 02155

 

 

 

Any checks returned by a bank will be charged an additional $25.00 service fee which must be paid before the end of that calendar month.


2017-2018 Season Calendar

In Studio Registration, Open House and Shoe fittings
Wednesday, August 30 (5-7PM)
Thursday, August 31 (5-7PM)
Wednesday, September 6 (5-7PM)
Thursday, September 7 (5-7PM)

Shoe and Dancewear Pick up
Friday, September 15 (5-7PM)
Saturday, September 16 (10AM-12PM)

Classes Begin September 19th!

October 10-14 - "Bring a Friend" week & "Try it Week".
October 25, 26 & 28th - Wear your Halloween Costume to class (Does not include Acrobatics Classes).

November 22 - 25 - No classes Thanksgiving Break.

December TBA - Christmas Sock Hop @the studio.
December 24 - January 1 - No classes Holiday Break.

January 2 - Classes resume.

February 18-24 - No classes February Break.

April 15- 21 - No classes April Break.
April 29 - Picture Day at the Studio.

May 26 - Memorial Day Weekend - Studio is open.

June TBA - Rehearsal and Recital.



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