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Dress Code

Studio​ ​136​ ​Dress​ ​Code

Please​ ​read​ ​the​ ​dress​ ​code​ ​thoroughly​ ​and​ ​know​ ​the​ ​proper​ ​requirements​ ​for​ ​your​ ​child’s​ ​dance studies.​ ​Following​ ​the​ ​dress​ ​code​ ​is​ ​an​ ​important​ ​aspect​ ​of​ ​dance​ ​classes.
Please​ ​note:
*Payless,​ ​Target,​ ​Walmart,​ ​etc.​ ​DO​ ​NOT​ ​sell​ ​the​ ​proper​ ​supportive​ ​dance​ ​shoes​ ​recommended​ ​for​ ​dance activity.​ ​(Their​ ​attire,​ ​accessories​ ​and​ ​clothing​ ​are​ ​fine​ ​for​ ​class.)
*Please
​ ​show​ ​up​ ​prepared​ ​for​ ​class. 
*Do​ ​not​ ​wear​ ​dance​ ​shoes​ ​outside​ ​of​ ​the​ ​studio. 
*Please follow the guidlines and rules listed below:

Ballet/Pointe:
ALL
​ ​levels​ ​(creative​ ​movement,​ ​petite,​ ​youth,​ ​teen,​ ​competitive​ ​levels):
*
​ ​​leotard​ ​(preferably​ ​black),​ ​convertible​ ​or​ ​full-foot​ ​pink​ ​tights​ ​and​ ​pink​ ​ballet​ ​shoes​ ​(Bloch​ ​and​ ​Capezio brands​ ​are​ ​preferred)
*Hair​ ​is​ ​to​ ​be​ ​in​ ​a​ ​bun​ ​secured​ ​with​ ​bobby​ ​pins
*Ballet​ ​skirts​ ​are​ ​optional
*Boys-
​ ​see​ ​instructor​ ​for​ ​options
Competition​ ​dancers​ ​&​ ​recreational​ ​ballet​ ​dancers​ ​(starting​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Youth​ ​level):​ ​ ​it​ ​is​ ​strongly recommended​ ​that​ ​you​ ​purchase​ ​the​ ​​Technical​ ​Manual​ ​and​ ​Dictionary​ ​of​ ​Classical​ ​Ballet​ ​​by​ ​Gail Grant.​ ​It​ ​can​ ​be​ ​purchased​ ​for​ ​under​ ​$5.00​ ​on​ ​websites​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Amazon.​ ​Electronic​ ​versions are​ ​also​ ​available​ ​for​ ​your​ ​devices.​ ​Dance/hip​ ​alignment​ ​belts​ ​are​ ​also​ ​highly​ ​recommended. Here is an link: hip​ ​alignment​ ​belts

​​​Jazz/Tap/Lyrical/Contemporary/Combination​​Class/Stretch:​​​ ​​combination​​ of​​ leotard, ​​tights,​​ sports bra,​ ​spandex​ ​shorts​ ​and​ ​leggings.​​Hair​ ​is​ ​to​ ​be​ ​secured​ ​in​ ​a​ ​ponytail​ ​or​ ​bun.
Shoes​​ are​​ as​​f ollows ​​for ​​​recreational ​​levels​​ only:

Jazz-​ ​tan​ ​gore​ ​boot (all levels)
Lyrical/Contemporary-​ ​at​ ​the​ ​discretion​ ​of​ ​the​ ​instructor.​ ​(We​ ​usually​ ​dance​ ​barefoot.)
Tap-​​​
Creative​​ movement​​ level​​​: ​​black​​ patent​​ leather​​ tap​​ shoes.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Petite​​ and​​ Youth​​ levels: ​​​Bloch​​ brand,​​ tan, “Mary ​​Jane”​​ tap​​ shoes ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Teen​​ levels: ​​​use​​ Bloch​​ brand,​​ black,​​“Respect”​​ tap​​ shoes

Hip​ ​Hop/Excerise classes-​ ​​athletic​ ​clothing​ ​or​ ​dance​ ​clothing​ ​(see​ ​above).​ ​Please​ ​do​ ​not​ ​wear​ ​pants​ ​that may​ ​drag​ ​on​ ​the​ ​floor.​ ​

Shoes​ ​are​ ​as​ ​follows​ ​for​ ​the​ ​​recreational​ ​level​ ​only:
Hip
​ ​Hop-​ ​Converse​ ​brand,​ ​black​ ​on​ ​black,​ ​canvas,​ ​high​ ​top​ ​tennis​ ​shoes.​ ​These
can
​ ​be​ ​found​ ​at​ ​the​ ​retail​ ​store​ ​JOURNEYS/JOURNEYS​ ​KIDZ​ ​located​ ​in​ ​Belden​ ​Village​ ​Mall​ ​or online​​ at:​​​ black​​on​​black​​converse

The​​ 
sizes​​ run​​ big.​​ You​​ usually​​ size​​ down​​ one ​​size.​​​​ First​​ time​​ buyers ​​may​​ want ​​to ​​purchase ​​them at​​ the store​ ​for​ ​sizing​ ​purposes.

Conditioning/Zumba/TRX-​​ ​supportive​ ​tennis​ ​shoes.​ ​Please​ ​do​ ​not​ ​wear​ ​you​ ​outdoor​ ​shoes​ ​into​ ​the​ ​studios.

Acrobatics-​​ ​leotard,​ ​spandex​ ​shorts​ ​and​ ​bare​ ​feet.​ ​Hair​ ​is​ ​to​ ​be​ ​secured​ ​in​ ​a​ ​ponytail.