Safety Precautions

Until further notice, Dance 101 plans to enforce the following safety precautions to avoid the spread of COVID-19: 

  • To help with physical distancing, class sizes will be reduced. Also,  the amount of people allowed to be in the lobby will be limited. However, distancing may not always be possible, and someone may inadvertently come within six feet.
  • Due to the limitation on class sizes drop-in and make up classes will not be available.
  • There will be regular cleaning and sanitation. The studio, including props and mats, will be disinfected frequently. 
  • Only 1 parent or guardian may pick up and drop off. 
  • Anyone experiencing any fever, cough, repeated sneezing, or other flu-like symptoms is not permitted on premises.
  • Everyone must wash or sanitize their hands prior to entering and leaving the studio. We have set up additional hand-sanitizing stations.  
  • There will be designated spots for each child in class.   

Class Information

Our classes are based on age and ability, offering you the best possible class placement.  Please contact us for guidance on the correct level for your success.


To feel like a dancer your must look like a dancer. Students are expected to be in the appropriate attire and have the correct shoes for class. 


You can start classes as soon as your registration is completed. Registration can be done online prior to your first class.


Dance 101 offers adult classes in various styles and levels. 


Dance 101 takes students as soon as they can walk in our Parent/Child program.


Due to the limitation on class sizes drop-in and make up classes will not be available. Students are expected to attend their registered class regularly. Switching classes without teacher approval and withdrawals are highly discouraged. This can disrupt the learning process for all the students in a class. 

Class sizes must always meet a minimum of 6 registered students in order for it to be held. We will take up to 20 students with 2 instructors.


Dance 101 runs like a school year offering a 40 class season between August and May. We also offer a shorter summer session in June and July.


Please check schedule page for studio breaks and closures. Schedules are based on the current calendar year and are subject to change.


Please bring students to class on time and pick them up promptly. You must supervise your children in the waiting area at all times. Parents are welcome to leave the studio while their child is in class.


Dance 101 has a variety of optional performances. 


Due to constraints we will not be participating in the 2024 Parade. We participate in the Tempe Fantasy of Lights Parade which falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving each year. Dancers ages 3-5 years old ride the float while dancers ages 6+ learn a routine and dance in front of the float.


Our Annual Recital, held the first week of June, will be performed at the Mesa Arts Center. Students in our Bright Stars level and older are eligible to participate. The 2025 Recital will be June 4, 5 and 7 at 6:30pm.

Both of these performances are optional, but highly encouraged. 

Dance 101 is a recreational dance studio. We offer equal performance opportunities for all students ages 3 and older.


Dance 101 offers a 10% discount off tuition if two or more immediate family members are registered for classes at Dance 101 on the same billing account.

Dance 101 offers 25% off your second class and 50% off the third (or more) classes. Offer is valid per student only.

Dance 101 offers a $10 family referral credit to be applied towards your tuition. Your referral must note your name in their registration form. Referrals are offered per family.

We offer a 10% discount for advance payments of 3 months of tuition or more. Pre-payments are non-refundable.

  • Family/Sibling discount

    10% off each immediate family member's tuition

  • Multi-class discount

    25% off - 2nd class, 50% off - 3 or more

  • Referral Credit

    $10 credit for each family that registers for class

Studio Policy

Tuition is non-refundable for missed classes. Your monthly tuition guarantees your spot in class. 

Due to the limitation on class sizes drop-in and make up classes will not be available. Students are expected to attend their registered class regularly and in the appropriate dress.

If a student decides to withdraw from a class a 30-day prior written notice must be provided on a withdrawal form available here:


If a 30-day prior written notice is not provided, the account will continue to be due and payable.

Tuition will be adjusted for the next month’s payment. No refund will be given for withdrawn classes. In the event of a withdrawal prior to the completion of the season, tuition will be recalculated based upon the number of classes scheduled from the time of enrollment to the time of withdrawal and additional tuition may be then due and payable to the Studio.

Contact us with Questions

(480) 839-4952


Tuition varies based on the length of the class. Please see the individual class for prices.


Dance 101 does not charge a registration fee for classes.

Tuition will be charged to your debit or credit card on the 26th of every month (July-April). Tuition payments begin July 26th for August tuition. Summer tuition will be billed on May 26th. Tuition will be due the first day of registration and then on the 26th of the month.

Payments will be made by a pre-authorized automatic monthly payment plan to the debit or credit card on your account. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover.

For your convenience, tuition for a full season (40 classes) is divided into 10 equal monthly tuition payments, payable monthly from July-April. Summer tuition is per session. 

If you are starting mid-month your tuition will be prorated based on the number of classes you will be attending for that month’s tuition.

Due to the limitation on class sizes drop-in and make up classes will not be available.

Each class meets 40 times from August through May. Our tuition is divided into 10 equal payments paid monthly. Some months have 5 classes in it and others have less due to holiday closures, but each month’s tuition pays for 4 classes total. Summer tuition is based on total classes per session. See our tuition schedule below. 

Tuition Billing Dates: 

July 26th (July 29-Aug 24)

Aug 26th (Aug 26-Sept 23)

Sept 26th (Sept 24-Oct 21)

Oct 26th (Oct 22-Nov 18)

Nov 26th (Nov 19-Dec 21)

Dec 26th (Jan 6-Feb 1)

Jan 26th (Feb 3-March 1)

Feb 26th (March 3-29)

March 26th (March 31-April 26)

April 26th (April 28-May 24)

If payment is not received by the 5th of the month a late fee of $15 will be assessed. If any payment is rejected due to insufficient funds there will be a $25 NSF charge that will automatically be charged to the account on file.

Dance 101 reserves the right to cancel a class at any time. In the event that a class is canceled either a make up lesson will be scheduled or a credit will be applied to your account at the discretion of Dance 101.  No make-ups can be made for a missed class that has been credited. Dance 101 reserves the right to provide online classes instead of in-person classes, which may be necessary due to a pandemic or other disruptions to in-person operations. 

Contact us with Questions

(480) 839-4952

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