NSSD COVID-19 Safety Policies

Please read the 2020/21 Liability Waiver and sign a copy prior to the start of class. 

Please review our COVID-19 Safety Protocol to be prepared when entering the studio.

Safety Protocol

* Adjustments and updates will be made on an ongoing basis to abide by CDC and government regulations *

Before Class Dancers Will....

  • Listen for instruction before exiting the studio

  • Maintain social distance by walking single file and/or using social distance standing spots

  • Only remove your mask when instructed and put it on when reentering

  • Bring your water/snack with you outside- NO WATER/MASK ADJUSTMENTS INSIDE

  • Use hand sanitizer and/or wash your hands when reentering

 

  • Have a back-up mask with you and change masks if damp, broken, dirty 

In-Between Classes

  • Have temperature taken prior to entering- reading must be below 100.4

  • Sanitize and/or wash their hands

  • Be given a basket to put belongings in

  • Put the basket in the designated place

  • Change into their dance shoes/socks- NO BARE FEET

  • Wait to enter the studio on social distancing spot

  • Sanatize hands when entering the studio

After Class

Mandatory For All

  • Anyone who has had contact with someone with Covid-19 symptoms cannot enter the school without doctor's approval or after 14-day self-quarantine

  • Masks must be secure on the face when on-premises

  • Abide by all rules and protocol

  • Stay home is you or your dancer shows signs of fever, fold/fly-like symptoms, runny nose, or cough

  • Listen for instruction to exit the studio

  • Sanitize and/or wash hands

  • change into street shoes and take their basket

  • Wait on a social distancing spot or traveling single file with distance to exit

  • Drop off their basket and take a pump of hand sanitizer at the exit

What To Expect

  • Dressing rooms are CLOSED

  • Small bags permitted- NO LARGE DANCE BAGS

  • Drop off/Pick up no more than 5- minutes early

  • LOBBY IS CLOSED for waiting- pick up/drop off as early as five minutes only

  • Limited class sizes at 2/3 capacity 

  • Studios marked to show social distancing- barres included

  • NO PHYSICAL CONTACT/PARTNERING PERMITTED

  • NO LOITERING IN BUILDING

  • WATER FOUNTAINS CLOSED

  • FACE MASK SECURE AT ALL TIMES

Sanitation

  • We will follow rigorous sanitation protocols that include:

  • Routine sanitation of high-touch surfaces

  • Using 10-15 minute breaks in between classes to sanitize space

  • Keeping sanitization wipes, spray, and gel outside every studio 

  • Routine spraying of bathrooms 

PLEASE WATCH ALL VIDEO CLIPS BELOW

We understand that these videos do not depict ALL traffic patterns and circumstances. The staff at NSSD are prepared to redirect and adjust traffic and protocols to ensure the safety of our dancers and families.

Entering Studio 1:

Have your signed waiver ready when you get your temperature taken

Entering Studio 2:

Your instructor will tell you where to stand and go over health/safety expectations 

Entering Studio 3:

Your instructor will tell you where to stand and go over health/safety expectations

Entering Studio 4:

Your instructor will tell you where to stand and go over health/safety expectations

Entering Studio 5:

Your instructor will tell you where to stand and go over health/safety expectations

Exiting the Building:

Depending on traffic, dancers may exit the building different from their entrance

Bathrooms & Foot Traffic