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Studio Rules

All students must wear a cover-up over their dancewear to and from the studio.

Dance shoes should not be worn outside of the building.

There will be no food or gum permitted in the dance studio. Water bottles are allowed.

Please do not leave any children unattended in the studio.

No horseplay will be permitted in the studio.

Dancers should arrive five minutes before scheduled class time and be picked up promptly after class.

Please notify the studio via phone (650) 425-0212 if you will be late picking up your dancer.

If you must pick your dancer up early from class, please send a written notice to the instructor and the instructor will dismiss the dancer from class. No parents allowed to disrupt the class.

Teachers reserve the right to dismiss any student from class who continuously disrupts.

A parent/teacher conference must take place before a “dismissed student” may return to class.

Class Rules


All students should arrive to class on time.

If a student arrives late, please wait until an appropriate time and enter class quietly.

Students should come into class fully prepared with hair properly secured and appropriate attire.

All students must follow the JAMA dress code policy.

No jewelry may be worn to class other than small earrings.

There will be no food or gum permitted in the studio. Water bottles are allowed.

Student must keep talking to a minimum.

Any student who repeatedly disrupts the class will be dismissed from class.

No smoking on premises.

No baggy T-shirts or sweats during class.

Proper undergarments are required.

Registration & Tuition Policies

Registration is accepted on first come first serve basis.

Classes will be closed to further enrollment once maximum capacity has been reached.

An annual registration fee will be collected at time of enrollment.

Initial payment will be collected at time of registration.

General Policies

Registration fees and tuition payments are non-refundable.

There will be no prorating or refunds given due to missed classes.

Each student is encouraged to make up missed classes in another appropriate leveled class.

Withdrawing Policy: You must inform JAMA in writing at least 15 days prior to your upcoming tuition payment. You will be responsible for the next payment if you do not give a fifteen-day written notice. Please be aware that no prorating or refunds will be issued due to withdrawing from classes.

Inclement Weather: JAMA will cancel classes when Visual Rhythms Fitness Studio chooses to close due to inclement weather.


Safety for your child is of our utmost concern.

All young dancers must be escorted to and from the building.

If an health condition exist, which will prevent full participation, please notify JAMA in writing as soon as possible.

No child will be allowed to leave the studio with anyone other than a parent unless with written notice from parent.


Parents are allowed to view class from within the studio, however the instructor may ask any parent to step outside if it becomes distracting to the class.

Blinds will stay open during children’s classes.


Tuition is to be paid the first of each month. It will be considered late after the 5th and a $10.00 late fee will be automatically added. If tuition is not paid before the 1st of the next month, your child will be refused admission to class. As each month allows for 3, 4, 5, lessons, tuition will remain the same each month. JAMA will operate on 11-month season, September through June, averaging 4 classes per month. Please ask the office for the current tuition rates and family discount information.


JAMA accepts payments by check, cash and PayPal (additional 3% service fee charged for online payments.)

Full Yearly Payment

There will be a 10% discount given to any account paid in Full.** September through June.

Dance Cards

Dance cards are for adult dance and students who travel. You can purchase a dance card for $60.00 and receive 7 dance classes of your choice. (No registration fee).No refunds!

NO REFUNDS will be issued due to withdrawing from classes.

NO REFUNDS for registration fees, tuition, recital fees or costumes, etc.


Registration : A non-refundable fee of $15 per student is required yearly at time of registration. A $5 discount will be subtracted for additional family members.

Payment of Fees: Tuition is divided into 11 equal installments. You must pay first month’s tuition plus registration fee on the day of registration. . Tuition must be paid by one of the payment methods offered by JAMA. All Tuition, registration fees, recital fees, costume fees, competition fees, recital tickets, and all fees associated with dance are non-refundable. JAMA does not pro-rate tuition.

Withdrawals and Refunds: 15 day notice from the first of the month is required to discontinue any classes. If your child wishes to withdrawal that you must notify the office in writing15 days in advance, or you are responsible for that months tuition.

Business Matters: Must be directed to our office. To voice any concerns or questions with Director, you must make an appointment for a scheduled meeting. No Instructor or Director is to be stopped before, after or during a dance class with questions. This takes away from scheduled classes and WILL NOT BE TOLERATED! Under no circumstance should a parent walk into a dance class room before, during or after a dance class. Thank you ~

Extreme Weather or unexpected Interruption of Classes: If the school must cancel classes due to extreme weather or events beyond our control such as power outages, the missed lessons will be added on to the end of the teaching year. No refunds for lessons missed due these reasons will be given.

Substitutions: The school reserves the right to provide a substitute teacher if the regularly scheduled teacher is ill or otherwise unable to teach classes. If a teacher is ill and the school cannot arrange a substitute any missed classes will be made-up.

Missed Lessons and Make-Up lessons: Absolutely no make-up lessons will be given for missed lessons unless absence is due to serious illness and 24 hour notice (phone or via email) has been given to the office. No refunds or prorated tuition are given for missed classes.

Dress Code: Students must be dressed appropriately for class, NO JEANS ALLOWED !Clothing should be easy to move in and also show the students’ body.**Nothing too baggy – no sweatpants or sweatshirts please.JAMA understands dance clothing and shoes are expensive and can be hard to find at times.If you have questions regarding the dress code please speak with your instructor.



Dance Class Attendance and Lateness: Repeated lateness may result in termination of lessons. A minimum attendance level will be required. If a student misses more than 4 classes without written notices, the school reserves the right to terminate lessons. Students missing more than 4 classes after January may not be allowed to participate in the year-end dance recital.

Parent’s Responsibility to be aware of Dates and Events: It is the responsibility of the parent or adult student to be aware of all school activities, such as viewing days, recitals, extra classes, and dates the school is open or closed. The school will post all such notices on the JAMA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JAMAincorporated , as well as sending Newsletters via email. The monthly newsletter will also be available at the studio to take home. It is the parent’s responsibility to regularly check these newsletters to ensure they are informed. It is the responsibility of the parents or adult students to inform the school of any address, telephone, or email address change.

Care of Students: The school is not responsible for providing before or after class care for the students. Students are not to be left at the school for excessive time before or after classes. Please be prompt when picking up your child. Please call the school at 650-425-0212 if you will be late picking up your dancer.

Photo Release: The school is hereby granted permission to take photographs of the students to use in brochures, web sites, posters, advertisements and other promotional materials.