BYB Covid-19 Procedures

  • Health Protocols: All students and faculty will have their temperature checked upon arrival to ensure no one exhibits signs of fever (100 degrees or more). Students in levels Pre-ballet 2 and up will be asked to wear masks AT ALL TIMES EVEN while dancing. If your child has a medical exemption, please submit it in writing to us. Students in Creative Movement and Pre-ballet 1 are encouraged to wear a mask.
  • No Masks With Valves: Masks with valves are not permitted
  • Faculty Testing: Faculty will be regularly screened and tested to ensure the safety of students
  • Common areas will be closed: Students will only be allowed in the studio they are dancing in
  • Limited Class Sizes: Classes will be limited to 6-12 students depending on studio size
  • Limited Contact: Instructors will offer verbal corrections only. All students must distance themselves from each other
  • Visual distancing cues: Students must follow the visuals to allow distance between each other and follow the arrows for flow
  • Enhanced Cleaning: All studios and student-used spaces will be sanitized between classes. Barres will be wiped between each class. Floors moped regularly
  • Water bottles: Students should bring their own refillable water bottle and may refill in our water station. The water fountain will be closed
  • No food: Students will not be allowed to eat in any areas of the studio
  • No sharing mats or therabands: Every student will have to provide their own mat and theraband. No lying down on the floor without a mat. All students must wear shoes at all times. No barefoot dancing allowed
  • Parents: Only one parent of students in Creative Movement, or Pre-ballet classes are allowed to assist the dancer. Other parents will not be allowed into the studio unless they ask permission. This is to limit the number of people congregating at the studio. If a student has special needs and the parent needs to enter the studio, let us know.
  • Arrive prepared: No changing in the bathrooms. Students must arrive ready to dance. No street shoes in the studios.
  • Bathroom: Only one student will be allowed to use the restroom at a time. The only ones open will be the single stall ones.
  • Common sense: Please be mindful of which places you are visiting, what are you touching, and what the children are being exposed to. If you feel that your child has been in a situation where a lot of people have been gathering, please stay home and self-quarantine. Limit the places you and your family visit to avoid contamination to other families.
  • Stay home if you or anyone in your immediate family were exposed to an infected individual or if:
    • You have a new cough unrelated to seasonal allergies
    • You have new muscle aches/pain not related to dance soreness
    • You have shortness of breath
    • You have a new sore throat (not associated with seasonal allergies)
    • You are experiencing vomiting or diarrhea
    • You have a fever of 100.0 or greater
    • You experienced loss of taste or smell
    • YOU OR A FAMILY MEMBER HAS RECENTLY TRAVELLED TO ONE OF THE HIGH INFECTION STATES/REGIONS