DANCEWORKS MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
– Membership Terms & Conditions

Preamble

The membership agreement is made between ‘the Proprietors’ (hereinafter referred to as Danceworks) and the ‘Member’ (Member being defined as a person who has registered with Danceworks for the purpose of participating in the open class activities provided by Danceworks).  The Member understands and agrees to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and every clause herein stated, as they exist, and any amendments to them which are posted to www.danceworks.com from time to time. This agreement may be changed or amended at the sole discretion of Danceworks without notice to the individual Member.  Membership is required to ensure that information is up to date and to enable members to open an account and book classes.

During special health measures Members must adhere to any additional protocols to be found on our website HERE.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Membership Arrangements:

  1. There is a non-refundable recurring annual membership fee of £10 payable. You will be notified prior to renewal.
  2. Memberships are neither transferable nor refundable
  3. The Member agrees to accept any refusal by Danceworks, or a representative thereof, to allow the Member entry onto the aforementioned premises, or any stipulated location whereby Danceworks is conducting or representing any activity under the name or in association with the registered name and/or logo of Danceworks and acknowledges that acceptance of any application, continuation or renewal of Membership is at Danceworks’ sole discretion.
  4. All Members are required to be registered either online or at reception into the Danceworks data system on their initial visit.   Email addresses are required
  5. Members on the premises agree to identify themselves upon request by Danceworks staff.
  6. Where possible Danceworks staff will endeavour to advise members upon request as to appropriate classes but Danceworks cannot be held responsible for incorrect or unsatisfactory advice. It remains the responsibility of the Member to choose the appropriate level and genre of the class he or she wishes to attend.
  7. It is not permitted to enter the studios before the time of the class which the Member has booked in for unless specific permission is given on the day by a Danceworks representative.
  8. Subject to availability Danceworks provides an area for stretching in the basement Members’ lounge. It is not permitted to use any other common parts to change or stretch in order to ensure a smooth transition between classes/studio users
  9. Members must be ready to leave the studio with their belongings punctually at the end of the class.
  10. Personal belongings must be kept with the member at all times and taken into the studio and not left unattended in which case they will be removed.  Lockers and storage are not available.
  11. Danceworks has a zero tolerance policy towards any kind of abuse of staff, teachers and other Members. Aggression and other inappropriate forms of behaviour are unacceptable and may lead to a ban from Danceworks.
  12. No drinks other than water, and no food are allowed into the studios for classes.
  13. No products such as deodorant/hairspray/creams etc are to be used in the studio. The mats provided are to be used when warming up/stretching on vinyl floors to protect their integrity.
  14. No alcohol, drugs or chewing gum may be brought into or consumed on the premises at any time. It is not permitted to smoke or eat on the steps outside the premises.
  15. Members are forbidden to place marketing material anywhere on the DW premises.
  16. Danceworks accepts no liability for loss or damage of property occurring on the premises whether occasioned by negligence or howsoever otherwise arising.
  17. Classes may be filmed or photographed or live streamed for promotional and operational purposes across all its platforms.
  18. Danceworks reserves the right to eject and subsequently ban any Member at their discretion.
  19. Children regularly use Danceworks studios and hirers and members are expected to be mindful of this in their conduct.
  20. The Member agrees to accept and adhere to any and all reasonable requests made by Danceworks staff and/or representatives whilst on the Danceworks premises
  21. The Member agrees to indemnify Danceworks, their staff and/or representatives, individual or otherwise, of any claims to financial remuneration as a result of injury (physical, emotional or otherwise), loss of or damage to personal belongings and/or actions deemed as neglectful whilst on the Danceworks premises or whilst participating in activities for or in association with Danceworks.
  22. Membership may be terminated by either party without notice and no reason need be given by either party.  If membership is terminated no refund or part payment is due.

Provision of Classes:

  1. Class places are subject to availability and teacher or Danceworks discretion.
  2. Although class fees are collected by Danceworks, Danceworks is an agent for teachers and the classes are supplied by teachers.
  3. Teachers provide classes to the Danceworks expected high standard and conduct themselves in a professional manner. Complaints regarding the class or teaching should be directed to the teacher.
  4. The class timetable and prices may be changed from time to time without prior notice, and classes may also be cancelled completely or covered by guest teachers without prior notice and without compensation.
  5. It is the Member’s responsibility to inform the teacher of any injuries prior to the class. If injury occurs within the Danceworks premises the Member is requested to notify the teacher in the first instance and then Danceworks staff.

Class Cancellations & Credit:

  1. Providing at least 24 hours notice is given, if a class is cancelled via the app or via danceworks.com, a credit will be applied to the member’s account.
  2. Cancellations within 24 hours from class commencement will be charged in full and a credit will not be given.
  3. No-shows will be charged at full price and a credit will not be given.
  4. Members arriving late for class may lose their place or be refused entry.  In these circumstances a credit will be applied to the member’s account.
  5. Classes and class bundles are not transferable to other persons be they Members or non-Members.
  6. Where a teacher is unable to attend their own class they will supply a cover teacher.  Refunds will not be given on that basis.
  7. Credit is non-transferable without explicit permission from Danceworks.
  8. If for any reason a class is cancelled or does not go ahead, the Member’s account will be refunded in full.

IMPORTANT: COVID MEASURES PERIOD WAIVER

Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to Covid-19. Whilst our protocols and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist and I knowingly and freely assume all such risks both known and unknown even if arising from the negligence of Danceworks or others, I assume full responsibility for my participation.

I willingly agree to comply with the stated terms, conditions and protocols regarding protection against infectious diseases. If I observe any unusual hazard I will remove myself and bring it to the attention of the nearest manager immediately.

And for myself and any personal representatives hereby release and hold harmless Danceworks, their owners, staff and management and other participants with respect to illness, disability or death, or loss or damage to person or property whether arising from negligence or otherwise.

I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS AND LOSS OF RIGHTS, AND AGREE TO  IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY.