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Guidelines for our Studio


We offer both “In-studio classes” and online classes via Zoom.
However, for those choosing in-studio classes, be aware that for now, not all lessons will be held at the studio. Some classes will continue via Zoom.
Zoom classes will be broadcast from either the Studio or the teacher's home.


We will start by taking every measure possible for the health and safety of our teachers, students, and their families.  

Please read the following. Also, please watch the attached video.

Studio Protocol
1. Limited number of people entering the studio
We will limit the number of people taking lessons, accompanying persons, and visitors to the studio. 


2. Cleaning, Disinfecting, Sanitizing
We will disinfect the bars touched by students, clean the changing room, and sanitize after every class.

The studio will also be disinfected by UV-C light  at the end of the day

3. Masks for teachers, students, and accompanying persons

In accordance with building regulations, please have a mask on when entering the building.

Mask-wearing during lessons in-studio is mandatory, we will take mask discomfort into consideration with more frequent water breaks.

4. Ventilation
We will keep the windows open and run the air conditioner during lessons. We are also running a HEPA filtration system in the studio.


5. Sanitizer placement
There will be thorough hand-washing and use of hand sanitizer upon arrival to the studio and at the end of the lesson.

Student and Parent/Guardian Protocol

1 Daily health management and temperature check. Be aware that automated temperature checks will be taken upon entering the building at the security desk. Also every one must answer short COVID related questions at that time. Hariyama Ballet Passes must be shown to the security guard.

2 Refrain from coming to the school when students or accompanying persons are feeling unwell, Please do not come to the school if you are experiencing any of the following:
(Please contact us if you would like the studio to determine whether you should come)

● Cold symptoms (sneezing, coughing, etc.)
● Fever
● Tiredness or stuffiness
● Cough, phlegm, or chest discomfort
● Abnormal sense of taste or smell
● Family members or close friends who are suspected of being sick
● Traveled abroad within the past 14 days or have visited a state where you are required to self-isolate or in close contact with someone to whom this applies.
● Going in and out of high risk areas
● Otherwise feeling unwell
※You may participate in online classes if you decide not to come to the studio

3. Items to bring to the studio

・Personal towel for hand washing
・Drinking water
・Disinfectant, sanitizer gel/wipes, tissues, etc.


Building Arrival Procedure

1 As stated above, you must put on your mask before entering the building.
In accordance with building regulations, those not wearing a mask may not enter the building.

Always wear your mask from the time you arrive at the studio until you leave the building.
Please show your Hariyama Ballet Pass at the security desk. You will not be able to enter
without a pass.


2 Up to 2 people in the elevator
In accordance with building regulations, no more than 2 people may ride the elevator.
However more than 2 family members are permitted.


3 Sanitize your hands when you arrive
Remove your shoes at the entrance mat outside of the studio and put them into the shoe rack in the waiting area. (do not put your shoes inside the studio)


4 Studio entry time
You may enter the studio 15 minutes before the lesson starts.

There may be situations when the entry time will differ depending on how the groups are divided

5 Using the changing room
No more than six people are allowed in the changing room at a time
To avoid overcrowding in the studio, please do your best to be dressed and have your hair done at home before you come.


※For those students who cannot change clothes at home, please move to the back of the
changing room to dress. For those who just need to remove some clothing, please remove outerwear near the entrance.


Promptly place bags in the cubbies. Leaving bags on the floor is not permitted.
Change clothes where tape is marked on the floor. Those who have finished changing should wait at their tape mark, or enter the studio from the back door and wait for instructions from the teacher.
limit talking in the changing / waiting room to limit droplet exposure.


6 Using the toilet
※According to building regulations, the toilet can only be occupied by one person at a time (except when accompanied by a parent/guardian.)


When using the toilet, please wear restroom slippers or street shoes.
As in the past, wearing ballet or dance shoes in the restroom is prohibited. If you wear dance shoes in the restroom, you will be not be able to use them on the dance floor.(You will need to take them home to clean and disinfect.)

7 Eating, drinking; beautification, cleaning, disinfecting
Food is prohibited in the studio. Only drinks are allowed.
Please do not throw trash away in the studio. Please take everything you brought with you
(including trash).


We ask for your cooperation to keep the studio beautiful, clean and sanitary.

8. Parents/guardians must not stay in the studio.

 We apologize for the inconvenience, but students need a larger dressing room during these times. The entire waiting area will be used as a dressing / prep area. Parents and guardians must minimize their stay in the waiting area. We ask that students be dropped off,  and after using the restroom if needed, leave the studio until they can be picked up.

※According to building regulations, parents and students that they can not congregate in the hallways or near the restrooms before, during or after classes in order to respect the people coming to see the Doctor in 310.

※For the kids’ classes, we may ask that a parent/representative stay just in case, or if the student might need accompaniment to the restroom during class. We will discuss who will be responsible.


【Beginning of lesson】
Have your mask on and a water bottle in hand, then follow the teacher’s instruction to enter the room.
Enter the room from the back door of the waiting room. When the class is finished, leave the room using the door near the studio entrance.

【End of lesson/Going home】
・After the lesson has ended, wash/sanitize your hands.
・After the lesson has ended, please take no longer than fifteen minutes to change clothes and leave promptly.
・Wipe the shelves where you placed your bag with wipes provided.
We ask that parents/guardians picking up students refrain from entering the studio and maintain social distance by waiting for students outside the building. If you must enter the studio, please judge the situation first by seeing how many people are inside.


If a student or a member of their household was diagnosed with COVID-19,
please let us know immediately. We must prevent spread and may close the studio temporarily for safety.

In order to continue lessons with peace of mind, we ask for the cooperation of all students and parents. Please take the above measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We will do our best to resume reopening as outlined above. We can not take any responsibility for illness.


In the unlikely event that someone contracts COVID, and depending on government mandates, it
is possible that we would have to return to online classes only. We kindly ask for your understanding and cooperation.

If you need clarification or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Hariyama Ballet

New York Forward Regulations

Hariyama Ballet is reopening under the authority of New York as outlined on the State's official website: NY Forward Regulations for Reopening (


Hariyama Ballet falls under NAICS, code 611610: Fine Arts Schools.
Fine Arts Schools may reopen and are classified as "permitted to operate with restrictions."
Among the restrictions Hariyama Ballet must adhere to includes complying with all of the health and safety guidelines issued by the state and city.









































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