Private lessons should not be a substitute for regular classes. These lessons should primarily be utilized to enhance a dancer’s preparation for an upcoming major event or learning new steps.
General rules for dancers wanting to schedule private lessons:
Dancer must be enrolled in at least 3 classes per week (not including Show Team or Ceili)
Dancer must be attending all regularly scheduled classes
Dancer must be actively participating and engaged in classes and practicing at home
There are specific circumstances where private lessons will be authorized outside of the noted general rules above:
Dancer has transferred from another school
Dancer has qualified for the next dancing level, but needs to learn additional steps for class
Dancer has qualified for Oireachtas and needs to learn Oireachtas steps for class
Dancer is preparing for a grade examination
Dancer is returning from a longer-term injury or illness
Teacher has suggested private lessons
*Generally reserved for PC/OC dancers, but may offer shared private lessons for non-champ Oireachtas soloist (Sept-Nov). Beginner-Prizewinner dancers may also request a 30 minute consultation with Meghan (based on availability).
Scheduling: Contact the instructor directly to schedule your private lesson:
Email Meghan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Text Doxey at 314-681-5203 or email at email@example.com
Text Margaret at 636-544-6476 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Text Kelly at 918-510-9279 or email at email@example.com
Text Colleen at 630-453-3481 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Text Nora at 314-753-3424 or email at email@example.com
Payments: Private lessons fees are posted on your Jackrabbit Parent Portal 24 hours in advance of the lesson. You can pay via eCheck or credit card directly within the Parent Portal. You can setup auto-charge within your profile settings and have private lessons auto-charged to your credit card 24 hours in advance.
If paying cash, please put the cash in an envelope with your name and lesson date and provide directly to the instructor at the time of the lesson.
Late Fee: There is a $10 late fee for any lesson that is not paid within 2 weeks of the lesson date. Families will be required to pre-pay for lessons after two incidents of late payment.
Cancelation: Private lessons must be canceled at least 24-hours in advance. Failure to cancel a lesson will result in full charge for the lesson. Exceptions for extenuating circumstances (weather, illness, emergencies) will be made at the discretion of the instruction.