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Fall 2024-Spring 2025 Registration is OPEN!!

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Dress Code

All Classes: Hair pulled back in a pony tail or bun.
Recreational dance classes: Any color and style of dance/athletic attire or leotard may be worn.
NO STREET CLOTHES.

Tumbling: Form fitting leotard, shorts, tank top, etc.
Competition Teams: Required DC Practice Wear

Required Shoes

2 Yr Old Butterfly Ballet: Pink Ballet Shoes

3&4, 5&6, 3-6 Yr Old Combo: Pink Ballet Shoes & Black Tap Shoes

Jazz & Pom: Jazz Paws

Hip-Hop: Tennis Shoes

Ballet: Pink Ballet Shoes

Tumbling: Students will be bare foot.

Competition Teams:  Capezio Turning Pointe 55 Lyrical Shoe- NUDE/LEATHER

​​Policies & Procedures:

  • DC encourages parent involvement by sending information out regularly by Remind 101 texts, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, our website, and occasional handouts. It is expected of the parent to keep up with your dancer's schedule, events, and dates.

  • DC does not offer makeup classes due to inclement weather, illness, or school functions, etc.

  • Please label all belongings. Lost & Found box is located at the receptionist desk. All lost items will be donated at the end of each month. The studio will not be held responsible for lost or stolen items. Keep all valuables at home to avoid the risk of lost or stolen items.

  • We open our studio window blinds on the first full week of each month for parent observation. The blinds remain closed for the remainder of the month.

Enrollment Procedures:

  • All accounts MUST have a credit or debit card on file.

  • ​​A spot in a class will only be held for your dancer ONCE you have enrolled her/him through the parent portal online and completed the ENTIRE check-out process. This includes making the following payment: Registration Fee & Last Month's Tuition. DC reserves the right to remove students from class rosters if payment has not been received within 24 hours.

  • Signing your child up for a trial class does not guarantee him/her a spot in the class.

  • If your child is injured, sick, or missing class for any reason, please notify DC via email at dcdancemagnolia@yahoo.com, before practice.

  • Spring Recital participation cut off date: January 26th, 2024

  • To withdraw from a class, you MUST give a 30-day cancellation notice via email at dcdancemagnolia@yahoo.com, or you will be charged tuition and fees for the month.

Payment Policies:

  • Methods of payments can be cash, check, credit/debit card. Credit/Debit card transactions will acquire a 3% convenience fee for each transaction.

  • Tuition for the month is due on the 1st of each month. There is a grace period until the 10th. If any tuition or fee is not paid by the 10th, your account balance will be charged to the card that you have on file, along with a $15 late fee. You will not receive a monthly bill or statement. 

  • All fees are to be paid in full. If your account has a past due balance, your dancer will not be able to practice, perform or compete in any DC engagements.

  • There will be no refunds for missed classes.

  • ALL payments NON-REFUNDABLE. Should there be an exception and a refund is granted, there will be a $10.00 processing fee.

  • Tuition will not be prorated for shorter months or increased for longer months.​

  • There will be a $25.00 processing fee for returned checks and declined credit/debit cards.

Auto-Draft Policy (if applicable):

  • Our auto-draft policy requires a 30-day cancellation notice sent via email to dcdancemagnolia@yahoo.com. No refunds will be issued if a request is not submitted.

  • There will be a 3% processing fee for all auto-draft transactions.

  • If your credit/debit card is declined, a $25.00 processing fee will post to your account after the second attempt and you will be responsible for making the payment on your own. If any of the account holder’s information were to change within our auto-draft system, it is your responsibility to update the information in your parent portal, or notify DC. If you do not notify us before the draft day, you will still be responsible for the $25.00 processing fee.

Arrival & Departure Policy:

  • Please do not drop your dancer off more than 10 minutes before their class time. Please be ON TIME when picking your dancer up after his/her class time.

  • It is not Dance Connections responsibility to provide child care while in the lobby.

Lobby Expectations:

  • Please be considerate of other customers, as well as our students, while in the lobby of the studio. Please be courteous as dancers & instructors can hear loud noises from the lobby. Siblings of students need to be supervised AT ALL TIMES within the walls of DC.

  • No running or yelling. No playing with water fountain, toiletry items, vending machine, or DC merchandise.

  • Please no fast food in the lobby.

  • All dancer's siblings under the age of 6 need to be accompanied to the restroom by a parent.

Class Descriptions

2 Year old Butterfly Ballet Creative Movement

Our 2-year-old class is the perfect place to start your tiny dancer. In this class, your dancer will learn to follow directions, use props, follow along, balance skills and so much more! We introduce basic ballet technique while making it an interesting way to learn. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

3&4 Year old Ballet/Tap/Jazz Combo

This class is geared towards the basics of ballet, tap and jazz while teaching discipline and directional skills. Your dancer will learn to stretch, the 5 positions of ballet, center floor and across the floor dance technique. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

5&6 Year old Ballet/Tap/Jazz Combo

The more advanced level of our 3&4 year old combo, our 5&6 year olds will start learning to count music along with new leaps and turns. This class will prepare your child to dance a competitive level. Our 5&6 Combo class moves at a fast, disciplined pace while instilling a passion for dance! This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

1st-3rd Ballet

Our 1st-3rd Ballet class is a solid introductory class into the ballet world! They will learn not only ballet technique, but the terms and definition of each move as well. Your child will learn the gracefulness of ballet while inquiring the skills they need for proper ballet technique. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

1st-3rd Jazz

This class is all about fun, fast paced jazz moves! We push our jazz classes to new levels! They learn the art of performing while molding themselves into fabulous jazz dancers. If your child loves to move, this is the class for him/her! This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

1st-3rd Hip-Hop

Our 1st-3rd Hip-hop class is a studio favorite. The dancers learn to count music while interpreting the music into hip-hop moves. This class is a way for children to express themselves in ways you didn`t think possible! We keep it clean, classy, and cute! This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

1st-3rd Pom

This class is high energy! In 1st-3rd Pom the dancers work on basic dance skills including leaps & turns while incorporating precise, sharp arm movements. Dancers use bright colored pom poms provided in the class. Pom is a popular one amongst our dancers. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

4th-6th Ballet

Our 4th-6th Ballet Class is all about developing a solid ballet foundation for your dancer. From terms and definitions to barre combinations, these students learn the importance a ballet background. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

4th-6th Jazz

This class is based upon intense jazz technique! We move quick and precise in this class! Advanced stretching, center and across the floor combinations make this class well rounded. Join us, as your dancer will develop a passion for performing! This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

4th-6th Hip-Hop

This class is perfect for the dancers who wants to express themselves through dance! Our age & music appropriate hip-hop class teaches your student how to keep rhythm with new and innovative dance moves! This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

4th-8th Pom/Drill Team Prep

Whether preparing for middle school/high school drill team tryouts, or just developing a passion for dance, this class is for your dancer! Students learn Jazz technique, Pom, and High Kick, all while building confidence and skill level. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

3rd-7th Homeschool Jazz/Pom & Technique

This class provides homeschooled students the opportunity to participate in physical activity through dance. From stretching to center and across the floor combinations, your dancer will work on growing their dance technique, whether beginner or advanced. This class performs 1 routine in our Winter Showcase and 1 routine in our Spring Recital.

3-5 Year old Tiny Tumblers

Our Tiny Tumbler class is an introduction to tumbling. The kids will learn traditional handstands, box handstands, back bends, toe touches, cartwheels, forward/backward rolls and so much more! We instill flexibility and strength in the kids at a young age. This class is a studio favorite! This class does not perform in our Winter Showcase or Spring Recital.

Level 1 Tumbling - Ages 5+

With no previous tumbling skills required, in this class your child will learn cartwheels, backward & forward rolls, handstands, bridges, introduction to back/front walk overs and so much more! We incorporate flexibility and strength in this class as well. This class does not perform in our Winter Showcase or Spring Recital.

Level 2 Tumbling - Ages 5+

With a skill requirement of a mastered cartwheel, this tumbling class has their focus on front and back walkovers, intro to ariels, once handed cartwheels, walking handstands and more! Flexibility, coordination, and strength are instilled in this class. This class does not perform in our Winter Showcase or Spring Recital.

Level 3 Tumbling - Ages 5+

With skill requirements of a cartwheel and front and back walk overs, this class is our most advanced level of tumbling. We keep our focus on regular ariels, front/back handsprings, back tucks, etc! This class does not perform in our Winter Showcase or Spring Recital.

Mascot Team

Our Pre K-Kinder competitive team is the right start for your determined dancer! With advanced stretching, discipline and challenging dance technique, your little one will grow at a fast pace! Mascot Team competes 1 routine at 3 local competitions, along with our Winter Showcase and Spring Recital. For more information visit our "Company Team" Tab.

PREP Company Teams

Our preparatory competitive teams are perfect for the dancer who is wanting to dip their toes into the competition world. This one-day a week team will push your dancer to a beginner/intermediate competitive level. They will learn advanced dance technique while acquiring the importance of hard work and teamwork! This team competes 1 routine at 2 local competitions as well as our Winter Showcase and Spring Recital. More information on our "Company Team" Tab!

Dazzler, Intermediate, Junior & Senior Teams

Please contact the studio at (281)-356-1822 or visit our "Company Teams" Tab for more information. These teams are invitation only. 

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