Exotic Dance Central | Call Us 917-742-6674 |New York, N.Y.
"Experts In The Art of Exotic Dance Since 1999"
Dance Class Policy

Please read our dance class policy thoroughly before booking the class(es) of your choice. Our dance class policy details listed below applies to all group and private dance workshop classes, courses or series class programs.

Class Registration

To register for any dance class you must pay the full amount for the dance class(es) of your choice for us to secure and guarantee a space for you. You can register for a class as early as (1) month in advance however no later than 24hrs. All students must register online for all classes. To register online you must have an account. If you do not have account go to our website at www.exoticdancecentral.com, go to the class schedule tab in the top navigation, choose the class you would like to sign up to and follow the instructions to create a new account and register for the class. If you already have an account go to the student sign in tab in our navigation and sign into your account with your email address and password, once your logged in just choose the class and sign up. Please note that payment for classes are only good for the class/course/series in which you paid for that day or month not for future classes, courses or series.

Forms of Payment

We accept  all major credit cards (Amex, Visa, Master Card & Discover) over the phone or online. We also accept cash at our studio locations by appointments Only (No Personal Checks).

Private Dance Lessons

Private Lesson Policy
Booking Private Lessons
Exotic Dance Central offers 1Hr and 2Hr private lessons for individual, semi private(2 students) or couples only. You can book a private lesson as early as (1) month in advance. To secure your private lesson you must put down a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of 50% of the total cost. Once your deposit is made your lesson date, time and instructor are secure. The remaining balance is due 72hrs prior to your private lesson date and will be charged to your credit card on file. Bookings made within the same week of the actual booking require payment in full. You can only book a maximum of two hours at a time due to our extensive schedule and popularity.

Lateness
If you are running late please make sure you call and/or text us at 917-742-6674. There is a 15 minute grace period for all private lessons afterward the instructor can leave, your lesson will be canceled and your payment will be null and void. In the event that you are late for whatever reason and have notified us your lesson will still end at the regular booking time. No additional time will be granted unless you pay for it however keep in mind it still goes by availability. You may depart at any time once the lesson has started however you can not make up the private lesson should you choose to depart early nor will you receive a refund, credit, extension or transfer.

Rescheduling Private Lessons
To reschedule a private lesson you must send an email to sales@exoticdancecentral.com at least 72hrs prior to your lesson or you will lose your deposit and/or your payment in full. The email must include the date and time you are canceling in addition to (2) two dates and times you would like to reschedule to.

Private Lesson Packages
All private lesson packages must be used within 4 months from the date of purchase or your payment will be null and void. All private lesson packages are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Gift Certificates

All gift certificates are non-refundable and must be used within 1 year of the purchase date.

Privacy

Exotic Dance Central does not allow spectators during classes only paying students are allowed to attend. There is absolutely no note taking of any of dance techniques taught, videotaping or picture taking during class!

Arrival and Departure

We ask that all students who will be taking any type of class with us for the first time please arrive to our studio location at least 10-15 minutes before your class schedule start time to complete your registration form, sign your class policy, receive photo I.D. and any other paperwork necessary that must be completed before you start your class. Please note if you arrive late on the first day of class you will still have to complete this process before you start the class. We ask all students who attend  their classes on a weekly schedule to show consideration to their fellow students and arrive at least 10-mins prior to your class scheduled start time. There is a 10 minutes grace period for all classes afterward we will not allow you to participate in the class. You will be marked as a late  cancellation forfeiting your payment or class on your class card or voucher and  you will have to schedule and pay for another class. (See absent policy below) You may depart at any time once the class has started but you  cannot make up the class time should you choose to depart early nor will you  receive a refund, credit, extension or transfer.

Make-Up Class Policy(Applies To Series Only)

If you are enrolled in a 4Wk, 6Wk or 8Wk series or course and your going to be absent please be aware that we do not offer make up classes. Please review your schedule to make sure that you are able to attend each class in the series or course. Instructors will briefly review the previous class lesson in each class so you will get an opportunity to review what you missed. If you feel you need more instructions you do have the option to book a private lesson at an additional cost.

Memberships

All Memberships are good for one month only. You can purchase another membership the next month once your monthly membership has expired. Your membership goes in to affect upon signing up for your first class however you must sign up to your first class within 30 days of purchase or your payment will be null and void. Once you sign up to your first class your membership will be activated and whether or not you attend your classes it will still expire within one month from the first day of use. All students with memberships must register and sign up for classes through their online account. Students with memberships must canceled at least 48hrs prior to the class by logging into their account and signing out. If you sign up for a class and you do not sign out 48hrs prior to the class start date and time you will be marked as a late cancellation. One late cancellation you will be given a warning, second late cancellation will result in your membership being deactivated and lost of one week worth of classes and three late cancellations will result in your membership being canceled and your payment will be null and void.

Class Cards, Class Pass & Vouchers

Exotic Dance Central offers class cards/class pass/voucher for students who want to purchase a bundle of exotic dance classes at a discounted rate. Class cards give you the flexibility to take as many exotic dance classes that you choose to purchase at your leisure. We have a 4 class card/pass/voucher that expires within 30 days, 8 class card/pass/voucher that expires within 60 days and 20 class card/pass/voucher that expires within 6 months from the date of purchase. All class cards/pass/vouchers go into effect on the date of your first class not the date of purchase. However you must sign up to your first class within 30days of purchase or your payment will be null and void. Once you sign up to your first class your class card/pass/voucher will be activated and expire 30 days, 60 days or 6 months thereafter regardless if you attend classes. Class cards/pass/voucher are non-refundable and non-transferable. (Please note to take full advantage of your class card/pass/voucher you must use all your classes on your card/pass/voucher before the expiration date or you will lose the classes). If you sign up for a exotic dance workshop class and you do not show up or sign out 48hrs before to reschedule you will lose the class.

Refund and Cancellation

All payments for dance classes, series and courses are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event that you scheduled and paid for a dance class and you can not make it you must email us at sales@exoticdancecentral.com 48hrs in advance to be rescheduled failure to do so will result in you completely losing  your payment. Payments for all dance workshop classes, courses and series are final sales. Payments are only good for the day of the dance workshop class or monthly course/series in which you paid for and will not be credited for another day or month.

Please note that we do not refund money if you can not keep up with  the dance workshop class, course or series if your schedule changes or if you just decide to change your mind  about taking the class, course or series before or after you have already started for whatever reason! Please make sure that you choose classes, courses and series wisely and that it does not  conflict with your schedule. Make sure that participating in our classes, courses or series is  something that you truly want to do and that it is taken seriously.

Please Note* our class schedule and or instructors are subject to change so make sure to  check the schedule on a weekly and daily basis. Classes may be cancelled at any  point and time due to low registrants(not meeting quota of minimum 6 or more  students), natural life circumstances ex.(conflicting schedules, sickness, injury or medical emergencies of instructors, staff, etc), an act of terrorism or act  of god ex. (earthquake, storms, etc). If for any reasons stipulated classes have  to be cancelled and rescheduled you will not receive a refund of any money  however you will receive a credit toward classes or other services provided by  our company EDC Dance Studio Inc. (D.B.A. Exotic Dance Central) or its affiliates.

Standard Class Attire

The  attire for exotic dance workshop classes, courses or series are as follows:


Top (T-Shirt or Tank Top), Bottoms (Yoga  Pants, Leggings or Shorts)
Knee Pads (Exotic Dancing) Only!
Footwear (6”-8″ Stileto Heels w/Ankle Strap or Boots)
Hand Towel (For All Pole Dancing Classes Only) Mandatory
Dry Hands (For Pole Dancing Classes Only) Optional
Students Can Also Purchase EDC Signature  Uniform (Not Mandatory) Uniforms can only be purchased online in our store)
Top (EDC Signature T-Shirt)-Color Represents Level: White For Beginners, Red For Intermediate & Black For Advance Level)
Bottoms(EDC Signature Shorts, Drawstring Yoga Capri’s or Thermal Pants)

Safety

In the interest of  safety, any individual who appears intoxicated or otherwise disruptive to the  conduct of a class at the sole discretion of Exotic Dance Central, will be asked  not to participate in the dance class forfeiting any payments made in full for dance class(es).

Damages

If any damages are  caused by you to the premises of Exotic Dance Central you will be held  accountable and charged accordingly with proper invoice. All payments for damages must be paid within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Payment must be made by credit card or certified check made payable to EDC Dance Studio Inc.

Health Policy

Students who become injured or ill before or during a dance class to the point where they can not continue to participate may apply for a medical leave for  their unused classes to be credited toward a future classes to be used  within six months provided your dance class(es) has been paid for in full.

If  you become pregnant or are pregnant you need medical clearance from your  physician to begin or continue dance classes. In either of the situations you must  provide Exotic Dance Central with a written note from your physician describing your  injury, illness or pregnancy status, relevant date of injury/illness/pregnancy  status and treatment you must undergo. Along with this you must sign out of  the course or series at least 48 hours after such class was scheduled. Failure to contact Exotic Dance Central within 48 hours after missing class due to said injury, illness or  pregnancy status will cause forfeiture of the possibility for medical leave of  your unused classes for your dance course or series. Any request submitted for medical leave may be granted or  denied at EDC Dance Studio Inc sole discretion. In order to return to course or series a written release from your physician stating your ability to resume classes will  be required. Anyone who has had a recent major surgery, (3-9months) (ex. Back,  Head, Shoulder, Eyes, Leg, Ankle, Knee, Arm, Foot, etc) with or with out bandages on  any part of their body can not participate in any dance class(es) without bringing a note from your physician stating that it is ok for you to participate in physical activity.

Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure

By reading, signing or checking the box below, you fully understand and agree that all class content, including but not limited to teaching method, curriculum,  discussions, written materials, technique, movements, dance steps, routines, choreography and scenery (the “Proprietary) are the property of EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central) and constitute confidential and proprietary business information and trade  secrets, the unauthorized disclosure of which will irreparably harm EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central) Furthermore you agree that in exchange for EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central) agreeing to take you on as a student, you agree to keep the Proprietary  Information confidential and that you will not disclose the Proprietary  Information to anyone without the prior written consent of EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central).  You also agree that you will not teach to any third party any of the Proprietary  Information, and that you will refer any person wishing to learn any of the  Proprietary Information to EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central). Finally you agree that you will  not use the Proprietary Information for the purpose of soliciting any students or employees of EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central) or to otherwise compete with EDC Dance Studio Inc (D.B.A Exotic Dance Central).

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