~ HAPPY NEW YEAR ~
Welcome to all returning and new students and families… BDS is committed to bringing you the best dance training available. Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any questions and we will be happy to help you.
You can find regular updates, news and information on our facebook page, website, and also find copies of the newsletters available at the front desk.
Our school is constantly growing and we are always updating the schedule as new classes are added throughout the year.
We are currently accepting new registrations for 2nd Term. Classes will be capped at 8 students, per class. After 8, a new class will be available for that age group. Second Ballet classes are offered on Saturdays, if you would like to transfer to a weekend class, please let us know.
~ NEW ~
Classes are starting this month.
Ages 11 – 13 Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00pm.
I am very excited for this class, we have been waiting for a long time to start our Jazz program!
Classes are starting Jan. 18 Fridays 9:00 – 10:00am.
High energy and fun class, taught by Susan White, certified instructor, to bring you the best of 2 worlds (Ballet and Fitness). No previous experience required.
~ CONTINUING ~
Special discount available for ‘seniors’ with valid ID. Everyone is welcome! All exercises are done using the ballet barre. A wonderful class designed to increase your core strength, balance, coordination and flexibility. No experience necessary.
YOGA with Donna Poulidis
Donna’s Yoga classes are a wonderful addition to the studio, and filled with positive energy. These classes are also growing, please contact her directly for more info.
Adult TAP classes Taught by Kerry Jackson. A great way to stay in shape and have fun! BDS highly recommends this class to adults looking for a great Tap class.
~ DROP OFF AND PICK UP ~
Please continue to take off street shoes at the entrance. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation in this matter.
All students must wait inside to be picked up. If you are going to be late or can not make it to class please call, text or e-mail the studio.
If you are a new parent/student please introduce yourself to Michelle (on Wednesdays only), students will be picked up through her.
Please be advised that if classes are cancelled due to bad weather, a message will be left on the school answering machine, if in doubt please call the school and check before driving in.
~ BLUE BIN – attire & shoe exchange ~
BDS has a shoe and attire exchange program. If your child has out grown her dance attire, you can leave it in our Blue Bin, located in the girls change room, for younger students to use. Ballet shoes, leotards, ballet skirts, tights and books related to dance are all welcomed.
~ FEES ~
All students are required to bring post dated cheques. This secures your child’s spot and also helps office administration to run smoother. NSF cheques are subject to $45 charge. $25 Registration fee is non-refundable.
~ CALENDAR ~
Family Day : February 18
March Break : March 10 – 17
Good Friday : March 29
Easter Monday : April 1
Victoria Day : May 20
RECITAL : June 23
~ MARCH BREAK~
March Break Dance Camp – March 11 – 15
9:00 – 4:00pm full day and half day camp available
Register now, to save your spot! Contact the school for details….
~ COSTUMES ~
Grade 1,2,3 Ballet, Teen Jazz and Primary Ballet will all have costumes ordered, for the year end recital. Costume fees will be e-mailed. These fees are non-refundable.
Recital will be at The Betty Oliphant Theatre this year.
~ SUPPORT BDS ~
Support BDS by dropping off flyers at your school, day care, church, local coffee shop etc.
Invite friends for a FREE trial class.
I am looking forward to a fantastic new dance year!