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Dress Code & studio rules

  • NO STREET SHOES, gum, or food allowed on dance floor

  • Minimal jewelry only (stud earrings, promise ring, engagement ring/wedding band are allowed)


guys (Ages 3-6)

  • Sweat pants or stretch shorts and plain colored t-shirt

  • Black ballet shoes, black jazz shoes, or black tap shoes depending on the class

  • For Hip Hop/Tumble (ages 5-6), boys may wear socks or dance barefoot

  • All other styles can be danced barefoot

guys (Ages 7+)

Ballet

  • Black stretchy pants or shorts. They do not be as form fitting as tights or leggings, but they should not be too loose. Please speak with your teacher if you are unsure.

  • Fitted white, black, or AODA t-shirt, tucked into pants. Please no other graphic t-shirt.

  • Black ballet shoes (may be worn barefoot or with black ballet socks underneath)

All Other Styles

  • Sweat pants or stretch shorts and plain colored t-shirt or AODA t-shirt

  • Black jazz shoes, or black tap shoes depending on the class

  • All other styles can be danced barefoot


GIRLS (AgES 3-6) 

Ballet/Jazz, Ballet/Tap (Ages 3-6)  

  • Any colored leotard with ballet pink tights

  • Skirt optional, but must be attached to leotard for 3-4 year olds

  • AODA t-shirts are allowed

  • Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes (no satin or slipper ballet shoes) AND Black tap or jazz shoes, depending on class (tap shoes should be full sole not split sole)

  • Hair pulled back

Hip Hop/Tumble (Ages 5-6)  

  • Girls may wear sweat pants, stretchy shorts, etc, with a fitted shirt (no midriff showing)

  • AODA t-shirts and sweatshirts are allowed

  • Barefoot, non-slip socks, or shoes that have not been worn outside


GIRLS (AGES 7-Adult)

 Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Technique (Ages 7+)

  • Black leotard

  • Ballet pink tights (pointe dancers should wear transitional/convertible tights)

  • Black or ballet pink skirt or shorts optional, but no pants or capris

  • Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes (no satin or slipper ballet shoes). For ages 11+, split sole stretch canvas is our preferred ballet shoe. We recommend the Hanami brand, which can be found on our Online Store here (the shoe runs small, so most people will need to go up 2 sizes).

  • Hair slicked back into a bun

  • Adult Ballet Class may wear any form-fitting, stretchy clothing (no showing midriffs or undergarments)

  • Dancers in Pre-Pointe/Pointe class will also need a TheraBand, or a similar exercise/resistance band

 Contemporary, Lyrical (Ages 7+ and Teen/Adult classes)

  • Black, grey, white, or ballet pink leotard or long fitted tank or short sleeve shirt

  • Black, grey, white, or ballet pink shorts or capris

  • Black, ballet pink, or suntan tights or leggings (required with shorts, optional with capris)

  • AODA t-shirts are allowed (AODA sweatshirts may be worn during warm-up with teacher’s permission)

  • Optional half sole shoes

  • Hair pulled back into a ponytail or bun

Highland Dance (Ages 7-12)

  • Form-fitting clothing that doesn’t hinder dancing or is revealing

  • AODA t-shirts are allowed (AODA sweatshirts may be worn during warm-up with teacher’s permission)

  • Highland Ghillies or black ballet shoes if you have them (barefoot is allowed if not)

  • Hair pulled back

Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Tap (Ages 7+)

  • Clothing that does not hinder dancing (no showing midriffs or undergarments)

  • AODA t-shirts and sweatshirts are allowed

  • Hair pulled back for movement

  • Hip Hop - Socks (be aware they will begin to turn black after heavy dancing on our floor). Dance sneakers or sneakers that have not been worn outside are optional and up to your teacher.

  • Musical Theatre - Black jazz shoes

  • Tap - Ages 7-10 or Beginners: Black full sole tap shoes / Ages 11+ WITH Previous Tap Experience may choose between black full sole or split sole tap shoes

Jazz, Modern (Ages 7+)

  • Black leotard

  • Black shorts, skirts, capris and pants optional

  • Black, ballet pink, or suntan tights or leggings (required with shorts and skirts, optional with capris and pants)

  • AODA t-shirts are allowed (AODA sweatshirts may be worn during warm-up with teacher’s permission)

  • Jazz - Hair pulled back into a ponytail

  • Modern - Hair pulled back for movement

  • Jazz - Black jazz shoes

  • Modern - Barefoot (foot undies are optional but toes must be visible)

Yoga, Co-Ed (Ages 13+)

Please wear any clothing you feel comfortable moving in. We recommend: 

  • A fitted or athletic t-shirt, tank top, or work out top (nothing too revealing)

  • Athletic leggings, yoga pants, or shorts with leggings/compression shorts underneath

  • Barefoot

  • Hair pulled back for movement

  • Please bring your own yoga mat

Young Choreographers (Ages 11+)

  • Form-fitting, stretchy clothing that does not hinder dancing (no showing midriffs or undergarments)

  • Hair pulled back

  • Barefoot


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