Family orientated. Caring dedicated staff. Amazing concerts!!

– Amanda, Dance Parent at Maxi-Jazz

100% Easy Price Packaging!
We want to make your dance experience as enjoyable and worry-free as possible, which is why we offer our families an all-inclusive price packaging for convenience and ease.
Our all-inclusive fee structure is designed to make things 100% easy for busy students and families. We’ve taken the worry and stress out of paying fees by taking all your dance essentials and rolled it up into one easy payment each month. It couldn’t be any easier!
The simple all-inclusive pricing is calculated over 11 months (Feb-Dec) and includes your class fees, costumes, registration fee, rehearsal fee, photo package and more!

All-Inclusive Price Package 

So what’s included in your price package?

Apart from offering our valued students the most beautiful, exciting, engaging and progressive curriculums for all of our age groups and our supportive and nurturing teaching teams that allow students build self-esteem and gain confidence in each and every moment, you will receive the following;

  • Annual MJDS Registration Fee
  • Concert Rehearsal Fee
  • 1 x Weekly class fee
  • 2 x Brand New Costumes for our annual concerts (except for Acro/Tumbler classes which only receive one)
  • Class progression notes each term via your parent portals
  • A class video each term via a private YouTube link on your parent portal
  • Concert T-Shirt
  • Concert Music for home practice
  • Professional Individual and Group Photos
  • Professional Concert Photos
  • Tiny Tumblers / Kindy Acro & AcroDance Students Only – One free Parent and Child Safe Spotting workshop
The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the new Active Kids AND Creative Kids program and we’re thrilled to be a registered provider for both!
Find out if you’re eligible to receive a Active Kids Voucher, or get yours here 
Claim your Active Kids Voucher here with MJDS!

MAXI-JAZZ DANCE STUDIO PTY LTD Full Terms & Conditions

Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio Pty Ltd

2020 TERMS and CONDITIONS

1.  ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICE PACKAGING 

1.1 All class packages are a set price, payable per student. All monies paid are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another student/account.

1.2 All classes have 11 equal monthly installments, payable in  February – December inclusive.

1.3 All installments will be applied to your account on the 15th day of the month prior (or upon enrollment if after 15th January 2020) and are due to be paid in full by the 1st of the month. i.e February installment will be charged on the 15th January 2020 and are due to be paid in full by the 1st February 2020.

1.4 For students that enroll after the 2020 Dance Season start date (Tuesday 28th January 2020), the full monthly installment will be charged for the month in which classes are commenced.

1.5 For students who enroll after 1st March 2020, a catch up fee will be charged at $35 per month for each class I.e. If you commence classes in April 2020, a catch up fee will be applied for February & March. The catch up fee applicable is due to be paid in full within 14 days of class commencement, or your account will be subject to the $10 administration fee outlined in clause 1.9.

1.6 All students MUST be enrolled in Auto-Pay (our online direct debit payment method) upon registering for the 2020 dance season. All installments will be debited monthly from your nominated credit card on the 1st of each month.

1.7 Direct deposit and cash are not accepted payment methods for installments. Any direct deposit will incur a $5 administration fee. Any payments made prior to an auto-pay cycle will need to be done via your Parent Portal.

1.8 If your Auto-Pay payment is unsuccessful on the 1st attempt, you will be notified by email and a second attempt will occur on the 5th of the month. Following a failed second attempt, a third and final attempt will occur on the 10th of the month.

1.9 Any account that is 14 days overdue will incur a $10 administration fee. The fee will again be charged every 14 days until the account has no overdue balance. If an account becomes 60 days overdue it will be referred to a solicitor or recovery agent and any associated costs, commissions or fees will be added to your account and payable by you (Student or Parent/Guardian).

1.10 No Pay, No Play – for any account that is 30 days overdue students will only be able to observe and not able to participate in any class until the overdue amount is paid.

1.11 If an account is overdue, students will not receive any costumes for performances, photos or the concert. 

1.12 A copy or your account statement is available for you to view at any time through your parent portal. 

1.13 Introductory Month of Dance – Any student new to Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio in 2020 can enrol for an Introductory Month of Dance in ANY chosen class/es, within the relevant age group. 

1.13.1 One month’s installments will be charged to your account and must be paid in full prior to the commencement of your first class.

1.13.2 Upon completion of your introductory month, installments will continue to be charged to your account for the remainder of the dance season in accordance with these terms and conditions. Catch up fees (clause 1.5) will be charged to your account at this time and debited as a part of your next months payment. 

1.13.3 If you feel that Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio is not the right studio for you and your family, written notification must be received 15 days prior to the completion of the introductory month, no further charges will be applied to your account.

1.14 If for any reason a student does not wish to return to class, written notification MUST be received 15 days prior to the end of the month you wish to finish attending class. If notification is received after this date, the following month’s installment will be charged to your account.  No refunds will be given if the student chooses not to attend lessons for the remainder of the month in which notification is received. 

1.14.1 Installments will continue to be charged for classes for the remainder of the dance season until written notification has been received. 

1.14.2 Written notification must be sent as an email to maxijazzdancestudio@hotmail.com.

1.15 If for any reason a 2020 timetabled class is cancelled by Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio after the first month of commencement for the season and no other suitable class can be offered to the student to continue their dance education with Maxi-Jazz during this season, a credit of $35 will be made to your nominated bank account for each month an installment has been paid and any advance payments will be reversed.

1.16 For any class that falls on a Public Holiday or rehearsal/concert day, 1 free workshop/event pass will be given to be redeemed during the 2020 dance season.

1.17 If student names appear on the concert T-shirt, names will be compiled from active students as at term 3 week 10.

1.18 All charges are inclusive of GST and Auto-Pay Processing fees.

Competition Students Only

1.19 Dance competition students are required to pay a one off $200 costume fee, paid at enrollment. This will be an Auto-Pay charge from your nominated card.

1.20 If a student chooses not to continue with their Dance or Cheer competition team class after the commencement of the season (Tuesday 28th January 2020 inclusive) a $250 exit fee will be charged.

2. CONCERTS & REHEARSALS

2.1 The concert will be held on SATURDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2020 at ‘The Hunter Theatre’. Students will perform twice that day, with more details will be made available during Term 2.

2.2 All classes will perform in the end of year concert unless otherwise noted by Maxi-Jazz. Performing at the concert will require costumes (which are included in your package), the correct dance attire, shoes, hair and makeup.

2.3 Students that choose not to participate in the end of year concerts will still receive everything included in their monthly package price.

2.4 Attendance is required at all classes and is compulsory for all extra rehearsals and concerts.

2.5 There will be 3 extra rehearsals held on Sundays (including Photo Day) and 1 extra rehearsal on a weeknight at the concert venue in Term 4 prior to the concerts. More information for times and dates will be confirmed in Term 4 2020. All extra rehearsals are COMPULSORY for all students and the rehearsal fee and professional photo package is included in your all inclusive package.

2.6 Maxi-Jazz students will be provided with the opportunity to perform at a number of events throughout the 2020 dance season. Any additional costs associated with extra performances are NOT included in the packages.

3. PHOTOS & VIDEOS

Upon completion of the Maxi Jazz Dance Studio 2020 Online Registration Form, you are confirming your consent to the following:

3.1 The student’s photograph or video to be taken in situations including but not limited to; in class, events, performances, rehearsals and concerts, and be displayed, along with their name, (e.g. Y Robinson) on the studio website and social media for promotional or advertising purposes.

3.2 The student’s photographs to be taken and edited by our professional photographer on our photo day and at the concert, and to be displayed in the photo package that is received by all students.
**NOTE: If you wish for this NOT to occur, the student will not be able to participate in the group photo on photo day and there will be no photos available from the concert.

3.3 The student to be filmed at our concerts, and the recording to be edited and available for purchase for all students and their parents/guardians.
**NOTE: If you wish for this NOT to occur, unfortunately the student will not be able to participate in the concert.

3.4 The student’s photographs or video to be published on class files (only the class that this student is enrolled in) on the parent portals in situations including but not limited to; in class, events, performances, rehearsals and concerts. This will be viewable for other students and parents within those classes to show class activities, progressions and anything else that the Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio staff feel beneficial to share with the class.

**NOTE: If you do not wish to consent to any of the above mentioned policies, you are required to provide written notification outlining removal of your consent, stating the relevant clauses (e.g. clause 3.1). This must be provided by email to maxijazzdancestudio@hotmail.com .

4. INJURIES & MEDICAL CONDITIONS

4.1 It is the student’s responsibility to inform their class teacher of any injuries or medical conditions that they are/have been treated for, that may impact their ability to participate in class, prior to the commencement of class.

4.2 Our main priority to all dancers is to implement and teach safe dance practice in order to eliminate/reduce the risk of injuries and accidents. Any student who requires to participate at less than 100% (ie. marking out routines) or not participate at all in class due to an injury or illness, or is absent from class for:

4.2.1  2 or more consecutive weeks during Term 1, 2 & 3, will be required to provide a medical certificate for clearance to recommence full participation in class, if due to injury/illness, or will require a written letter of absence signed by your parent/guardian, if due to being absent. This must be provided prior to the commencement of the students first class back as a hard copy in class or emailed to maxijazzdancestudio@hotmail.com. The student will not be able to participate in classes until one of the above is provided.

4.2.2  2 or more consecutive weeks during Term 4, will be required to provide a medical certificate for clearance to recommence full participation in classes and concerts. The student/parent/guardian will also be asked to arrange a meeting with the class teacher/s to discuss participation in the upcoming concerts, as too much of the physical aspect of classes and rehearsals will have been missed. 

4.3 Any injury must be reported to a Maxi-Jazz staff member who will arrange for the commencement of first aid. All studio locations have a first aid kit and a trained first aider.
**Note –  we are unable to provide any student with Panadol, Nurofen or other equivalent medication.

4.4 Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio takes no responsibility for any injuries that may occur. 

4.5 Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio must be notified of any allergies, medication or medical conditions that may directly or indirectly relate to participation in class or other Maxi-Jazz events. If at any time, your medical situation changes, we must be notified in writing.

4.6 In case of an emergency, the staff of Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio will call an ambulance or take your child to an available physician at the expense of the parent/guardian.

5. CODE OF CONDUCT

5.1 The core values of our studio are Love of Dance, Teamwork, Acceptance, Confidence and Home Away From Home. These core values encompass who we are, why we do what we do, and are worked into every aspect of our studio.

5.2 Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio is a bully free and judgement free zone! We will not tolerate any student being disrespectful or rude to their teachers and/or fellow peers. Students are to be respectful of their Senior/Assistant teachers, their peers and themselves.

5.3 At Maxi-Jazz we endeavour to provide a positive and encouraging environment for ALL students and their families. As such, any parent/guardian or student caught speaking negatively about another student or family, or speaking in a way that will tarnish the reputation of Maxi-Jazz, will be asked to leave the studio.

5.4 We ask that you arrive at least 5 mins prior to the commencement of your class to ensure that you are fully dressed, including the correct footwear, ready to start all classes promptly.

5.5  There is no food permitted during class (this includes lollies or chewing gum). If you/your child are doing multiple classes in a row, please pack something small to eat in between classes, ie. a piece of fruit or sandwich (please, nothing messy and NO eggs or nuts). Please make sure you bring a water bottle.

5.6 Please ensure all students, especially all our Tiny Twirlers and Petite Feet students, go to the toilet before class commences. Parents are paying for teachers to teach their child, and continuously taking students to the toilet can interfere with valuable teaching and learning time.

5.7 At Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio, our mission is to provide a professional and family friendly service with quality lessons that ensure our students and families are receiving the best dance experience and education. Our passionate staff build positive relationships through knowing and valuing each and every student and encouraging their passion and love of dance.

6. SOCIAL MEDIA

6.1 For the purpose of this policy ‘social media’ is a term used for a wide spectrum of user driven content technologies.

6.2 Social media pages hosted privately by Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio (MJDS) are for current students and/or their families. By participating on our social media pages you agree to comply with the terms of use of that particular service as well as this social media policy.

6.3 Posts on any of the MJDS social media pages do not reflect the views, opinions or position of MJDS, its directors of employees.

6.4 Whilst we welcome engagement in open discussion, feedback, comments, reviews or ideas from all our members, we ask that you do so with integrity and request that all content is appropriate, friendly and respectful to all and remains in line with our code of conduct. 

6.5 Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio reserves the right to delete any post that in its view:

6.5.1 is unlawful, offensive, obscene, indecent, defamatory, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, discriminatory, harassing, hateful or could incite violence.

6.5.2 Contains, refers to or encourages: offensive language, sexual activity or sexuality, violence toward any thing or any person, damage to property, criminal activity, offensive behaviour, or any activity that is morally questionable.

6.5.3 contains derogatory remarks about any person or organisation.

6.5.4 contains any information that is untrue or incorrect or implies that to be the case.

6.5.5 breaches the intellectual property rights of any person or organisation.

6.6 Photographs/videos that feature any MJDS student/s other than your own are not to be posted online without the proven consent of their parent/guardian.

6.7 To ensure the safety and privacy of our students, their families and our staff, current MJDS staff members are not permitted to communicate through their personal social media profiles with any student under the age of 18 

6.8 We discourage parents/students and teachers from becoming ‘friends’ or ‘followers’ on Social Media, unless there is an existing relationship. We consider all studio members to be family and as such feel the obligation to respect and monitor personal boundaries. 

6.9 Families found to be engaging in ‘hidden’ or ‘private’ groups formed for the specific purpose of discussing studio matters will be encouraged to join our closed Facebook group for current students/families, and warned against discussing studio matters in their private online groups.

6.10 Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio’s  decision to follow a particular social media page does not imply endorsement of any kind. Similarly, the appearance of a social media page as a follower or friend of MJDS does not imply endorsement.

6.11 All material posted by you will be regarded as public information and may be treated as such by us. In particular, by posting on our social media pages, you acknowledge that we (and/or anyone else) can use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish and distribute the material in any and all media or distribution methods; however, this does not imply endorsement on the part of Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio. This also means we can reproduce your posts for promotional or commercial purposes (with no compensation paid to you).

6.12 The contents of our social media pages are intended for informational purposes only. Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio shall in no event accept any liability for loss of damage suffered by any person or body due to the information provided on these sites or linked sites. Violation of this policy may result in you being barred or removed from Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio social media pages.

“Great teachers, don’t have to make costumes, you know what the costs are from the beginning.”

– Rachel, Dance Parent of Maxi-Jazz

OTHER POTENTIAL COST FOR YOUR DANCE YEAR

If you have not danced before at Maxi-Jazz, you may be required to purchase any of the following items due to our policies and guidelines: All the items required for your dance year are available to purchase at our Dance Retail Shop.

  • Correct Dance Footwear (Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Ballroom, Latin or Contemporary Shoes, Cheer shoes not available from our retail shop).
  • Correct Dance Attire.
  • Donut Buns for the concerts and any extra performances for all Preteen, Inter and Senior Classes (Approx $3).
  • Spiral Curl Hair Wig Pieces for the concerts and any extra performances for all our MAXI’S MINI’s Program Students ($40 from our Dance Retail Shop) – These are compulsory for all performances and concerts.
  • Stockings for the concerts and extra performances (priced from $10 – $15)
  • Concert Tickets – Just like any other concert you will need to purchase concert tickets if you wish to watch the show.  Both our concerts are the same show so you are not required to watch both of them if you do not wish. We recommend watching one day and helping backstage the other (or dropping off students and collecting them afterwards)
  • Mid year Show case tickets – approx $10-$15 per person
  • Performance Rehearsal Fee – This is payable when students are invited to perform at a local community event and an extra rehearsal is due, the rehearsal fee payable is $5
  • Eftpos fee – is $1.50 per transaction if you wish to pay via Eftpos

All of our fees are inclusive of GST 

GIFT CERTIFICATE

If you are looking for something different to give as a gift this year, why not give the gift of dance! We offer gift certificates in any amount you require for the recipient to spend in the studio on whatever classes, private lessons or shop items they wish to.

For more information about our fees, please get in touch to send us your details.
We will then send you out your FREE information pack, including our current timetable and fees.