Customer and Visitor Expectations  

Pink Kitten Dance School  (The Studio)  has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the studio cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Studio could increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19.  


Attending the studio 

  • You should only come to class if you are well and no one in your household is self-isolating. 
  • You will be asked to sign a new disclaimer confirming you understand the risks associated with indoor exercise due to COVID 19.  This will be part of the online booking process for group classes
  • Wherever possible, come ready in your exercise/dance wear and please don’t bring items you don’t need with you to class 
  • Social distance at all times whilst on the property 
  • Please notify the studio of any allergies prior to booking due to the enhanced cleaning we have put in place 


Arriving / Leaving the Building 

Our Studios are in a communal building where we share access and stairwells with other businesses. 

We have added extra time between classes to reduce the risk of students and instructors leaving and entering the building at the same time and will increase ventilation between classes.

Hand sanitising points are available at every door/ entrance

Please make sure you enter the studio by the designated entrance for that studio View here

However, as the communal areas are out of our control we would request  that you take additional care entering and exiting the building and take the following precautions 


  • When entering and leaving the building stay 2 metres apart or 1 meter with mitigations 
  • Do not arrive more than 5 minutes before class 
  • Try to avoid touching anything unnecessarily in the communal stairwell 
  • If you need to pass anyone on the stairs, allow them to move by you whilst you maintain your distance on the landing  
  • Avoid touching your face 
  • Wash and or sanitise your hands for at least 20 seconds on arrival in the studio and dry them with disposable towels 
  • Hand Sanitiser will also be provided at the entrance to each studio 


Class Sizes 

  • To maintain social distancing, class sizes will be limited depending on studio area and social distancing. 
  • Everyone will have their own pole, hoop or silk -Following guidence updates your instructor may use any pole to demonstrate on


Social Distancing & hygiene 

  • During your class you must stay 2 meters apart from any other occupant or 1m with mitigations.  In pole classes please warm up on your allocated spot and move straight to your pole/ equipment. 
  • Signage and/or floor markings will be put in place to encourage a 2 metre distance where it is feasible for us to do this 
  • You should wash/sanitise your hands, on  and after the class has ended.  (Pink Kitten Studio Customers will be directed to the hand washing facilities by the instructor)  
  • Soap, water and hand sanitiser will be provided and you should make use of them frequently
  • Everyone must agree to us using their information/contact details in line with Track and Trace requirements.  
  • You should proceed to your allocated pole/ hoop /silk  once you’ve finished hand washing
  • No spectators are allowed (unless you are attending a children’s class) 
  • Cleah laundered hand towels and paper towels will be provided  – you shouldn’t bring your own towel to pole classes. A bag/box  will be provided for soiled towels.  
  • You’ll be asked to clean the poles once the class has finished – Cleaning products will be provided 
  • Customers must not congregate after class in the studio and the communal areas/changing areas will not be in use 
  • Class times will be staggered to avoid cross over between classes 
  • If you are attending a stretch class you will need to bring your own clean yoga mat (and blocks if you need them) We do have some available but you will use at your own risk.
  • Please check you have everything before you leave.



Social Distancing Exceptions 

Pink Kitten Dance School understand that there will be times where it is not possible to follow the 2m social distancing guidelines in full in relation to a particular activity. On these occasions, 1m distance with mitigation is acceptable.  

Mitigations include:  


  • Staff and clients working side by side or facing away from each other rather than face-to-face if possible. (eg rigging) 
  • When an instructor is demonstrating on their equipment, you will be asked to stand back – do not use your pole when a demonstration is in place  
  • When performing extended moves such as superman or layouts you will be asked to perform these facing away from the nearest pole 
  • If students want to purchase drinks or merchandise, the instructor should take these from the shop to avoid unnecessary contact with surfaces 
  • Any merchandise tried on and not purchased must be put aside for 24 hours before being put back out 
  • Face covering where spotting is required 
  • Face covering when walking around the building is required where possible.



Pink Kitten instructors will be spotting students if they and the student is happy for that to happen. Please alert your instructor if you do not wish to be spotted. Not all instructors are ready to spot students and in this case alternative moves may be given



  • You must alert the studio at if  you develop any symptoms ofCOVID 19 within one week of attending a class or have been in close contact with anyone who has developed symptoms within 7 days of being at a class 
  • You must not attend the studio if you are sick (even if you are sure it’s just hayfever) 
  • If you are visibly sick, coughing or sneezing you will be asked to leave or wear a mask for the class – please do not take offence, this is for the safety of our staff and other customers 
  • You must not return to class within 14 days of experiencing symptoms or being in contact with anyone with symptoms 
  • If testing is available you may be asked to provide a negative test result before being able to attend classes 


Track and trace 

  • It may be necessary to share data concerning your health with the public health authority and other members of staff and customers as we are obligated to protect the health and safety of all staff and customers.  
  • You may be contacted if you have been in close contact with someone that is later confirmed to have COVID19 


If you are unsure of any of the requirements or have any questions, please contact the office