The new season is coming up quickly. Before I explain the many changes this year I want tell you how proud I was of all of our dancers at our June performances. They worked so hard preparing and performed with so much passion and excitement. They presented themselves far above my expectations. Thank you for giving your students the gift of dance and for giving us the gift of working with them.
There are many changes this new season--not in the way we train the dancers but in the schedule of classes, registration, payments and generally.
First due to the changes the school district has made in the dismissal times I was very challenged to get the students into classes that would work out for them time wise and create progression in their level of training. I have accomplished that fete and I have specific classes that would work the best for each student. Please know that since Wednesdays are early dismissal for district elementary schools we will be using that time for classes.
We will have registration as usual from August 27 to August 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the studio. I can also help you by telephone from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. beginning August 27 as well. I cannot take calls during the studio registration times and the only phone to reach me on is 805-732-3229. Emails will not work as it is most important to talk about what dance styles the dancer wishes to take and what classes are available for them regarding time and level.
We will no longer have our land-line phone in the shop. The phone number 805-684-4099 will no longer be active as of August 27. Please use my cell phone in the future 805-732-3229.
We will also be changing how our billing process
will occur. You will still get statements from me by email, however, my studio email will be changed to firstname.lastname@example.org
as it will be coming from my Akada Danceworks program. You will need to put that email into your contacts. I am excited to announce that you will be able to pay directly online
thru the Akada Danceworks program. You will be able to make a one-time payment or you can sign up for recurring payments. More information will follow on the procedure to pay online shortly. Payments, of course, may still be made in the drop box.
Lastly, I will be more available in the office this year as well and I look forward to seeing each and everyone one of the students in September. Let’s get dancing!
All the Best,