Dansations Covid -19 Safety Plan – Our goal is to keep your children and families as safe as possible. This plan is in accordance to NYS & CDC guidelines and requirements.  Please be aware that while this plan will minimize the risk it will not eliminate the risk. Dansations will continue to update and add safety protocols as needed.

  • Children with high risk or families that are not comfortable returning to the studio, will be able to request to take the classes at home through zoom. Simply register for the class you choose and email Dansations@gmail.com & request the zoom option.
  • Children and adults that are experiencing  symptoms or that have been exposed to Covid-19 should not enter the building.
  • Children will be given hand sanitizer before and after each class.
  • Children are encouraged to bring in their own yoga mat for stretching.
  • Classes are 10 min apart to allow teachers to clean the classroom between classes.
  • Dansations will follow CDC recommendations for cleaning supplies & disinfectants.
  • Dancers will dance in 7×7 foot squares that are outlined on the floor.
  • Dancers will use side & back doors that go directly into dance rooms. This will limit waiting room traffic.
  • Parents will need to wait in the car while children are dancing. The waiting area will be closed.
  • If your child is 4 or younger, or having trouble with separation, parents are required to stay in the classroom as teachers are not allowed to touch students. Parents in the classroom will be required to wear masks.
  • Teachers will not touch students unless deemed necessary (EX: in case of immediate safety concerns).
  • Acro Teachers will wear gloves and a mask while spotting.
  • Children will hand sanitize before using the matts. Matts will be cleaned before and after use.
  • Drinking fountains will be closed.
  • Bathrooms will be cleaned every 2 hours.
  • Mask requirements-  Anyone walking into the studio will be required to wear a mask. Dancers will be able to take masks off once they are standing in their 7X7 foot dancing square. We suggest bringing a zip-lock bag with their first and last name for kids to keep masks in while they are dancing. Teachers will be wearing masks.
  • Touchless payments- All payment will need to be made on-line. If you wish to pay with check please mail (or put in mailbox) to: Dansations 6095 Transit Rd Depew, NY 14043. WE WILL NOT HAVE ANYONE WORKING THE OFFICE TO TAKE PAYMENTS. All payments need to be made BEFORE the first class.

What to expect when you get the  studio:

  • Before class begins- Dancer and one adult will wait outside in line, standing on markers 6 feet apart
  • If you are in Studio 1- you will use the front door, Studio 2 will use the side door, studio 3 will use the back door
  • If you are feeling ill, or have come in contact with a confirmed case of Covid-19, DO NOT ENTER the building
  • Everyone ages 2 and older will need a mask to enter (dancers will take off masks before class starts)
  • Everyone entering will use hand sanitizer
  • Dancers should come in dance clothes. Locker-room are CLOSED.
  • Children will go to an empty 7×7 foot dance square. They will keep their dance bags in the room with them.
  • Parents will be asked to leave before class starts, The window will be open so you can view from outside (please take turns and allow for social distancing). If your child is 4 or younger, or having trouble with separation, parents are required to stay in the classroom as teachers are not allowed to touch students. Parents in the classroom will be required to wear masks.
  • Once class starts dancers will be allowed to take off their masks. We suggest bringing a zip-lock bag with their first and last name for kids to keep masks in while they are dancing. Teachers will be wearing masks.
  • Dancers will be permitted to go to the bathroom, one dancer at a time from each class. Dancers go to the bathroom wash hands and return. No loitering in Bathrooms, no more than 3 people at a time in a bathroom. Someone will be assigned to monitor safety of waiting area and bathrooms. Children will be asked to put on masks to use the bathroom.
  • Children in studio 1 will NOT be in contact with children dancing in studio 2 0r 3, and Children in studio 2 will not be in contact with children in studio 3 (the classes will not mingle or even see each other as they are using separate entrances and exits- the only exception would be in the bathroom which would only be a max of 1 dancer from each room at a time)
  • If your child is enrolled in more than 1 class, after the first class, they will put mask on, and walk to bag (1 or 2 children at a time) get thier shoes and return to dance square.
  • Children will be asked to hand sanitize between classes.
  • Rather than standing in line, Children will sit in dance squares and be called up 1 or 2 at a time.
  • Before and after acro tricks on the mat, children will hand sanitize.
  • After class children will hand sanitize.
  • 1 adult may come to the appropriate door to pick the child up.
  • Children will stay in their dance squares and exit one at a time.