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November

New Date to expect  New Guide Lines being developed ~ the end of next week - (December 5.)

and we wait! :)  

Posted: November 25, 2020

Updated: November 27, 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Studio Update

Starting Thursday November 26 all classes will be on-line. 

WHY THE CHANGE?

On November 19 - The order said: 

Athletic activities - Indoor group physical activities

Guidance on other physical activities done with a group indoors will need to follow updated guidance that is being developed. These activities can stay open while updated guidance is being developed. This includes:

  • Dance Studios

On November 23 - The order said:

Athletic activities - Group indoor fitness activities

​Venues that organize or operate other types of indoor group physical activities must suspend them temporarily while new guidance is being developed.

These include:

  • Dance studios

Hello Studio Families ~ as we switch our classes to on-line for a short time we are grateful that we still get the opportunity to dance with our dancers!     

HOW TO ACCESS MY ZOOM ON-LINE CLASS LINK?

  • All Dancers have a Zoom link attached to their class in their Karen Clark Dance Studio Account.  

  • Our schedule will remain the same.  (Exception: we sent you an email with a new class time.)

  • To access your Link please log into your KCDS account, in the top left corner click on            , click on 'View All My Classes"  - scroll down, on the right hand side click on the Zoom Link written in blue.  

WHAT DO I WEAR?

  • Please wear your proper dance attire.  

  • Hair tied back

  • If you can't wear your tap shoes - we understand. (A large flat piece of cardboard can be useful to dance on. It can work on carpet, protect a floor and works on a garage floor too.) 

IS THE STUDIO OFFICE OPEN?

  • Yes, our office hours remain the same.

  • Monday - Friday, 3:00pm-8:00pm, Saturday, 8:45am - 3:00pm, Sunday, 9:45am - 2:00pm

TROUBLESHOOTING?

  • Cannot hear anyone, make sure to have clicked 'Allow Microphone & Camera Access'

  • Cannot see yourself, make sure to enable the camera by clicking the video icon so it no longer has a slash through it.

  • Your device is not working, close all background apps or restart the device.

  • Call is dropped, simply click on the link and rejoin.

  • If this does not resolve your issue, please contact ZOOM support directly for further assistance.

WHAT TO DO?

  • Ad Zoom to your device through the App Store, or go to https://zoom.us/ to sign up, it's free.

  • Log in to your KCDS Studio Director Account.

  • Click on the Zoom link

  • Click LAUNCH MEETING.

  • Click OPEN ZOOM.US (if that window appears.) 

  • You will be held in the "Waiting Room" , until you teacher begins your class.

HELPFUL HINTS!

  • Please have the screen name as the Dancer's name, that make it easy to identify you.

  • Arrive early to give yourself time to familiarize with Zoom.

  • Keep your video enabled so your teacher can interact with you.

  • Clear the space you are dancing in. 

  • Have your full water bottle close by.

  • Wear proper dance clothing.

  • To ask questions, unmute yourself by clicking the microphone button on the bottom left part of the screen.

  • To avoid additional background noise, please mute yourself after asking your question.

HOW LONG WILL THIS LAST?

  • We are expecting the new Provincial Guidelines by November 30. 

  • As soon as we receive the new Guidelines we will get to work on getting our dancers back into the studio and back on the dance floor.

WE ARE EXCITED!

  • At KCDS we have not offered on-line Zoom classes in the past.  We have lots of things planned are ready to continue our dance year and have some fun!

 

We thank you, our amazing Dance Families for your continued support. As a small business, we can not thank you enough! The health and safety of our Dancers and Faculty remains our number one priority.  We are happy to be able to provide some normalcy in your child's life by providing them continued dance lessons from the safety and comfort of home. Thank you once again!  Stay safe, and we look forward to having you join us back in studio in the coming weeks.

Disclaimer:  By using the links to access livestream classes, you agree to assume the risk involved in participating in instruction at your home or another non-studio location. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless to Karen Clark Dance Studio Inc., it's owners and Faculty from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of actions whatsoever, arising out of our related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death that may be sustained by the participant while using online instruction.