All Students Hair must be styled or secured away from the face. If a ponytail is long enough to hit the face, it must be pinned against the head in a bun or with a barrette. Short hair should be styled back from the face or secured with a headband or barrettes. No watches or jewelry, with the exception of post earrings. Ballet slippers should have elastic sewn securely and the drawstrings should be tied in a knot and tucked inside the shoes. Names should be placed in all shoes, in case they are left at the studio. In order for each student to receive proper, kinesiologically-based instruction for injury-free training, the full body must be seen. Therefore, no street clothes, sweatpants, t-shirts, or sweatshirts are allowed in class. During the winter months, legwarmers and dance sweaters are allowed. Students Identifying as Female:Solid colored leotard; pink tights and pink ballet slippers, or tights and slippers that are slightly lighter than student's skin tone. Underwear should not be worn under dance attire (like swimsuits). Leotard must be worn over tights. Slippers must match the color of tights worn. Students Identifying as Male: Solid colored t-shirt; footed black tights with black slippers, OR black dance shorts with black, white, or flesh-toned slippers. Underwear should be worn under attire for younger students; dance belts should be worn starting at age 12. T-shirt should not be baggy or overlong. Open Classes: Ballet slippers are required. Comfortable, form-fitting clothing is recommended: leotard and tights, yoga pants, leggings, etc.