Terms &
Conditions

for M.E Dance Academy

Terms

Please note the following

Terms & Conditions

Covid-19 Regulations

  • As per level 3 the dance studio will still operate under the strict Covid regulations which includes wearing of masks, hand sanitizing, social distancing, screening.
  • If South Africa moves to level 5, we will continue our classes via Zoom as last year during full lockdown.
  • All dancers and parents will be screened upon entrance by the security on Saturdays. This will include temperature check, questionnaire and sanitization. If parent or child has a high temperature, cough, fatigue, diarrhea, headache they will not be allowed in.
  • All dancers and parents need to wear a mask at all times.
  • No parents are allowed in the hall during classes.
  • Dancers must wear a shield, mask or both.
  • Dancers must wait for their class to start before entering and sanitize at the door.
  • No food is allowed in the hall only water or liquid.
  • Social distancing in class. Not more than 12 children will be allowed in the hall, else we will move to the church.
  • Parents please collect our dancers at the correct times. They are not allowed to hang outside on their own unless waiting for their sibling.
  • M. E Dance Academy will not be liable for children playing outside, theft of gadgets, misplacement of belongings.
  • Please inform us if your child has any lung condition or health-related issues.
  • Please ensure you arrive early so that you have enough time to do all measures before class starts.

Please adhere to the
Covid-19 regulations &

Stay Safe

Studio & Classes

  • The studio dance year runs from January to December 2022.
  • Class fees are determined annually for the dance year of 12 months.
  • Class fees are paid monthly in advance, before the 1st of every month.
  • Class fees remain payable in cases of absence. No reduction for class fees on absence, sickness or holidays.
  • Class fees do not include competition fees or workshop fees.
  • Class fees are non-refundable.
  • Class fees may be subject to change with appropriate notice to dancers.
  • Dancers should attend class regularly.
  • Dancers should arrive promptly and be correctly dressed for their lessons.
  • M. E Dance Academy will hold the final say as to the sustainability of the Dancer to be entered into competitions and/ or shows / concerts and may, at its sole and exclusive discretion withdraw or hold back from any such specified events, any dancer of which in the opinion of M. E Dance Academy, appears to be inadequately prepared due to poor attendance and / or performance.
  • Parents / Guardians are responsible for under-aged children whilst at classes, workshops, rehearsals and performances.
  • No eating during classes only outside. Only water and liquid allowed in lessons.

Payment of Fees

  • Parents / Guardians are required to provide one calendar month’s written notice if they wish to terminate their agreement.
  • Dancers or Parents / Guardians are to ensure that, upon termination, all payments are fully paid up. Class fees are non-refundable.
  • Payment of Fees:
    • I agree to pay fees due promptly.
    • I agree to pay fees before the 1st of each month.
    • Full fees will be paid for December.
    • M.E Dance Academy’s payment method is via EFT directly into the following account

      BANKING DETAILS
      M.Erasmus
      CAPITEC Savings Account
      Account Number: 1355508000
      Branch code: 470010
      **Add name as reference

    • You will receive a monthly statement via WhatsApp once payment is made.

Liability Waiver & Acknowledgement of risk

  • I understand and agree that participating in dance class, workshop, rehearsal or performance, that there is a possibility of physical injury. I voluntarily agree therefore, to assume all risks and responsibility for any such injury or accident.
  • Furthermore, I also exempt M. E Dance Academy, their owner, volunteers, assistants, employees, guest artists and/or students from any and all liability claims, demands or causes of action whatsoever from any damage, loss, injury or death to me, my children or property which may arise out of or in connection with participating in any classes or activities.
  • I understand that it is my duty to ensure that M. E Dance Academy is aware of any medical condition that I or my child may suffer.
  • M. E Dance Academy will strive to ensure that all reasonable safety precautions are taken prior to and during classes, workshops, rehearsals or performances.
  • I understand when learning to dance it may be necessary for the instructor to correct my child’s posture or body line, which may involve physical contact to be made by the instructor.

Intellectual Property

  • I understand and agree that all the dance routines taught by M.E Dance Academy are the intellectual property of M. E Dance Academy;
  • I understand and agree that external public performances of these works at talent competitions, school reviews, etc, will not be allowed without the written permission from the M. E Dance Academy;
  • I understand and agree that no video recordings are permitted during classes, workshops or rehearsals, unless authorised by M. E Dance Academy;