Rules and Expectations

  • Please be on time for class.
  • If you (dancer) or anyone from your home is sick, please do not attend class.
  • I will sanitize my studio/bathroom/waiting room, including all surfaces before every class.
  • Using the sanitizer provided, sanitize your hands as soon as your enter the waiting room and sanitize again before leaving.
  • Only dancers are permitted into the studio/waiting room. No parents please, as this will help to minimize the number of people in contact.
  • Please be respectful of other dancers' personal space.
  • Use the washroom before class.
  • Remove outdoor shoes before entering the dance studio.
  • Wear a bodysuit and tights, or shorts and tank top and knee socks.
  • Wear highland slippers (ghillies).
  • Brand new beginners can wear gymnastic slippers.
  • Wear hair tied back in a ponytail or bun.
  • Bring a water bottle.
  • Bring practice skirt for national dances.
  • No food or chewing of gum.
  • Practice at home everyday.
  • As long as students are registered with the Worthen School of Highland Dance, they are not permitted to take highland lessons from another teacher. However workshops are highly recommended.
  • In case of inclement weather, dancers will be notified by 2:00pm to confirm cancellation.
  • From time to time, dancers may be invited to perform at various events. Any money earned from performing will go directly into our fundraising account, but most performances are volunteer based.
  • There will be an end of the year recital in May.
  • Please do not post anything unrelated to highland dancing on our Facebook page.
  • Most importantly...HAVE FUN!