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General Information

Petits Pas offers dance classes for kids, adults and families.
Petits Pas offers camps for kids (summer camps, day camps, after school programs).
Petits Pas offers theater classes for kids.
Petits Pas offers events for kids and adults.

Dress code

For Dance classes, the dress code is specified in the email sent before each program starts. Students should always wear the recommended leotard and shoes, specific to each class.

For Ballet classes, students must have a hair bun at all times (if not possible, students should have hair pulled back).

If needed, watch our tuto "How to make a bun".

For Pointes Classes, get inspired by our Petits Pas Tutorial “How to sew your pointes shoe".

Mats, towel and water

Students will use their own yoga mat, water bottle and hand towel if needed.

Facilities policy

Please silence mobile devices upon entering Petits Pas facilities. All programs are conducted in secure facilities for the benefit and the safety of our students. Minors are not allowed to be left unattended in our facilities. Our staff is not authorized to supervise students outside their program schedule.

Programs policy

Family Dance program includes the participation of one child and one parent.

Kids programs include the participation of the child only.

Adults programs include the participation of the adult (+18 years old) only.

Camps include the participation of the child only.

Punctuality is very important. Please arrive on time to allow enough time for check-in process. For security reasons, doors will be closed when class starts. If you are late for drop-off or pick-up, please contact your teacher.

Petits Pas maintains the right to hold students back in a level if they have not met the technical requirements necessary to build on in the following level. regardless of age.

COVID-19 requirements

Petits Pas follows San Francisco County Authorities COVID-19 recommendations and will update schedule, programs, and documentation accordingly.

Special conditions, injuries and allergies

For all programs, anyone with serious medical conditions, pregnancy or injuries should consult a doctor prior to participating in a program.
The practice should not hurt and it is the student's and/or parents/caregivers's responsibility (and not the instructor nor Petits Pas) to get medical assistance if it does.
Parent/caregiver should notify Petits Pas before the program starts if a student has any special conditions and/or specific allergies.

Trials and pro-rata

For dance and theater classes, if you want to try a class before signing up for the entire session, please contact us.

Students may join a program after it started. A pro-rata will be applied. Please contact us.


If a program is full, the waitlist will become available. Please contact us.

Cancellation policy

Programs are subject to change at any time due to the nature of the COVID-19 situation, as Petits Pas will follow and adapt to new orders received from local and state Authorities (tuition will remain the same - no refund, no credit).


Tuitions and recital fees are non-refundable. 

Missed classes are non-transferable and non-refundable. Make ups are not available.

All memberships are nominatives and non-transferable between disciplines.

If a class is cancelled by Petits Pas (insufficient interest for a class or instructor emergency) you will be notified by email as soon as possible, and the cancelled class will either be rescheduled, refunded or you will receive a credit​ for that cancelled class.


Camps are non-refundable.

If canceled up to 30 days before: 100% credit valid in the same calendar year.

If canceled after that 30 days deadline: no refund, no credit.

Cancellation notification should be sent by email.

If a program does not fill, Petits Pas reserves the right to cancel it and will issue a full refund. 

Registrations may be refused by Petits Pas for any student, parent, or legal guardian and for any reason, including, but not limited to not adhering to the rules set forth in these policies.​

Privacy policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Any personal information you choose to give us will only be used to help us provide you with the highest quality of service. We will never share your personal or financial information with any third party.


A signed waiver is required for every participant for every program.
Any student under 18 years old must have a parent/guardian’s signature on the waiver. 
Before the beginning of the program, you will receive a link to fill out the online waiver.

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