COVID-19 Updates From Evelyn Ott School of Dance
Evelyn Ott School of Dance is thrilled to announce it's time to get back into the dance studio. While this is exciting for all our students & staff, please take note of many changes taking place around the studio to be sure we provide a safe and healthy environment for all. 
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Our plans for opening are in full support of the CDC and Virginia Health Department guidelines. As regulations change, we will follow those regulations. These rules and regulations change regularly so be sure to follow Evelyn Ott School of Dance across all our social media sites, sign up for email updates, call us at any time with any questions, and check our website for important updates as they become available. 
What is New at Evelyn Ott School of Dance
All families will be required to complete a health waiver prior to returning to dance class. You can access the waiver at the link below and complete digitally. If you have any questions, please contact us at the front desk. Until further notice, our lobby will remain closed. Our lobby will continue to remain closed until further notice. All students will have a designated entrance and exit from the building. Studio C (The large studio) will enter and exit from the back door, located to the far left of the building. Studio A (the back studio) will enter and exit from the door located near the hallway with the snack machine. Studio B (the front studio) will enter and exit from the door located at the front porch of the studio. All staff and teachers will strictly enforce this traffic flow for students.
In adherence with CDC guidelines, starting Monday January 4th masks will be required for all students during class, ages 5+. Our faculty will also be required to wear a mask at all times. We understand this may not be a solution for all students; please contact us directly with questions or concerns as we will be flexible due to other health concerns when it comes to the mask mandate. 


COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. There is a wide range of symptoms reported – from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and may include:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
Evelyn Ott School of Dance will adhere to the following enhanced procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Our Instructors and Staff will…
  • Clean/Disinfect frequently touched surfaces thoroughly before and in between all classes.
  • Wash/Sanitize our hands before and after each class
  • Maintain a safe distance at all times
  • Accommodate a limited number of students in each class to ensure physical distancing.
  • Dismiss all classes 5 minutes early as to allow time for cleaning/disinfecting surfaces and allow students to finish and leave the studio before the next set of students arrive.
  • Provide sanitizers in the reception area and in all dance studios
We are requesting that our students and families please….
  • Check their temperature before arrival to Evelyn Ott School of Dance
  • Maintain a safe distance from others at all times
  • Use the hand sanitizer before entering and while exiting the studio
  • Carry their own bottle for water during class
  • Keep items brought into the studio to a minimum