Vancouver Dance Lab COVID-19 Safety Plan
The Vancouver Dance Lab is currently holding low-intensity privates, semi-privates and small mini-classes of 3 participants according to provincial health orders.
All instructors and staff must complete the Instructor Online Health Check before entering the studio each day.
If any instructor becomes ill with cold, influenza, or COVID-like symptoms, even mild symptoms (whether tested for Covid-19 or not), they will be required to stay home for a minimum of 14 days. If an instructor begins to show any potential Covid-19 symptoms they will be encouraged to be tested for Covid-19, as per the recommendations of HeatlhLinkBC.
COVID-19 HEALTH CHECK
All students must complete our COVID-19 Health Check before arriving to class. This form must be completed the day of your class and must be completed before each and every class. Students can find this form at the top of this page.
Dancers should arrive only 5 minutes prior to the start of class. Dancers will also be asked to leave the studio in a prompt manner. Students must complete our COVID-19 Health Check before entering the studio. Any student who has not completed the Health Check will be asked to leave the studio. There will be no refunds or credits issued.
All dancers must pre-register for classes, we will not be accepting any day-of drop-ins. Classes are operating at 50% capacity.
Please notify us of any absence to an upcoming class by completing the Class Absent Form in your Member Page.
Students will enter by the side door and exit through the overhead doors. During exit and entrance all students will remain over 2m from eachother
Hand sanitizer is available at the studio and all students are requested to sanitize their hands before entry.
Students must arrive to class in their workout clothes. There will be no changing at the studio.
As per provincial guidelines masks are to be worn upon entering and exiting and when not dancing. Masks may be removed once a student is in their personal dance area. Instructors will wear masks at all times unless they are in the designated Instructor Area.
People who are unable to wear a mask due to a health condition or a physical, cognitive or mental impairment, and people who are unable to put on or remove a mask without the assistance of another person are exempt from mask requirements. People who are unable to wear a mask must maintain at least 2 metres distance at all times when in the studio.
Please bring minimal items to the dance studio, all items will be taken into the dance studio and placed in marked areas. Outdoor shoes must be stored in a shoe bag (plastic bag of some sort), and placed at the front door. NO OUTDOOR SHOES will be allowed into the studio. Please do not bring food into the studio.
PERSONAL DANCE SPACE
The studio has been divided into personal dance spaces to ensure that each dancer remains over 2.5m apart during their entire class. Instructor areas have been designated to ensure that instructors remain 2.5m from all students.
LOST & FOUND
All items left at the studio will be disposed of nightly, there will be no lost and found.
Please limit the use of the washroom while at the studio, the washroom should be used only in case of an emergency. Please try to use the washroom only during your scheduled class time (not before or after). Do not change in washrooms.
All music will remain below normal talking voice level throughout class and exercises that do not require music will be encouraged.
Instructors must not raise their voice above normal talking level during class.
FILMING & PHONES
All phones must be left in your bag, no filming at the end of class will be allowed. Classes can only be filmed by designated personal, which we will then share with you after class. Please notify the instructor if you would like a copy of the video.
ILLNESS & TRAVEL
If you are unwell at all, please stay home and contact the studio immediately. If you have booked a class and are unable to attend please get in touch with the studio immediately. If you have recently traveled outside of Vancouver or the surrounding area, please avoid the studio for 14 days.
SANITIZATION & VENTILATION
All classes will be booked with a minimum of 10 minutes between student exit and entrance to ensure that staff can sanitize and air out the studio. All high contact areas will be sanitized between each class. Overhead doors will be raised for 10 minutes to ensure a complete air change between each class.
During class the back door and overhead doors will be open partway to ensure air flow and ventilation.