TERMS AND CONDITIONS +
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

TERMS AND CONDITIONS + ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

When using this website, you are subject to the following terms, conditions and policies. These can be updated from time to time. Make sure you read the terms and conditions before purchasing your classes.

Afro-Latin Social Dance Programs

When registering for our Dance Program, you agree to the following conditions:

  • The Dance Program contracts may be (12 weeks) 3 months / 6 months / 12 months/ 24 months.
  • Our Dance Program starts at Bronze level 1 and ends at Gold level 3.
  • If you have Afro-Latin dance (Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba) experience at ANY level it is highly recommended that you book an assessment to get placement in your correct level.
  • All memberships must be paid in full before the commencement of their Dance Program .
  • Members must re-register for classes via the website at the end of their contract. We cannot ensure the ratio of equal leads to follows but assure that we will do our utmost best to maintain equal numbers.
  • Paradiso Academy has the right to postpone a certain level for up to 2 months if numbers are lower than 6 students.
  • Paradiso Academy will “freeze” the students Dance Program membership for 2 months if the former point has taken place.
  • Dance Program memberships allow you access to a specific level of class that you have been placed in.
  • Access to lower classes may be granted if class capacity is not filled or/and we need extra leads or followers.
  • It is your responsibility to make sure that you add yourself to the whatsapp group for class changes or updates.
  • To “freeze” your Dance Program, we require a 15-Day notice. Members may freeze the Memberships in increments of one (1) month, for a total of three (3) months per twelve (12) month term.
  • Bookings are essential for all Dance Programs.
  • You can only register for one person per registration.
  • Registrations for each individual must be registered separately.
  • Bookings made from the third week of the month will not be accepted.
  • Numbers are restricted and our Dance Program and are filled on a “first come first served” basis.
  • Duration is 1 hour for all classes.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the first class and report to the reception desk, you will have to complete an enrolment form if you haven’t booked online.
  • Students must report to the reception desk at the start of each class. This allows us to monitor attendance.
  • We do not offer catch up classes, however, we do recap techniques and content from the previous week or a private lesson can be book if the teacher feels that it is required to advance.
  • Full cost of program will be charged if memberships are purchased in the 2nd week or even at a later time during the program.

Private Lessons / Wedding Dance Packages

When purchasing for our Private Lessons, you agree to the following conditions:

  • All private lessons must be paid in full before the commencement of their Dance Program .
  • Private sessions may be shared by two students at no extra cost.
  • Our Private lessons have different validity periods based on the package:
    • 1x private lessons (3 months)
    • 4x private lessons  (3 months)
    • 10x private lessons (6 months)
    • 20x private lessons (12 months)
  • All cancellations should be made with at least 24 hours of notice.
  • Early Cancellations made with at least 24 hours notice will not be charged.
  • Rescheduling will depend on instructor and studio availability.
  • Late Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled session time will be charged for the full amount.
  • Bookings are essential for all Private lessons. Contact the reception to find out availability.
  • Duration is 1 hour for all classes.
  • Students must report to the reception desk at the start of each class. This allows us to monitor attendance.

Bootcamps,  Afro-Latin Flava Saturday Workshops & Absolute Beginners Paradise Drop-in classes

  • All bootcamps, workshops or any other product of Paradiso Academy must be paid in full before its commencement.
  • The cost of Bootcamps and Workshops may vary because of duration and class type.
  • Bookings are not essential for these classes except our Choreography Bootcamps. Contact the reception to find out availability.
  • Duration ranges from 1 hour to 3.5 hours.
  • Students must report to the reception desk at the start of each class. This allows us to monitor attendance.
  • The monthly memberships and be purchased and redeemed at any time of the month.
  • Purchases have 30 days to be activated.

Ladies Love Latin Thursday classes

  • Classes must be paid in full before its commencement.
  • The cost of Bootcamps and Workshops may vary because of duration and class type.
  • Bookings are not essential for these classes. Contact the reception to find out availability.
  • Duration is 1 hour.
  • Students must report to the reception desk at the start of each class. This allows us to monitor attendance.
  • The monthly memberships can be purchased at the beginning of the month. Full cost of course will be charged If memberships are purchased in the 2nd week.

Loyalty Points

  • Sign up for any dance product and get 5% of the price back in the form of points.
  • 1 point = R1
  • Points are not transferable for cash
  • Points are credits for purchases deemed applicable by Paradiso Academy
  • Points not used within 1 year (12 months) of first purchase will expire
  • Points may only be used for the next purchase
  • Get 100 bonus points on your birthday! 1 Point = 1 Rand.

Refund Policy

Memberships or any dance service are non-refundable for absence, non-attendance, change of mind or any other reason. Members will not be refunded in the rare event that a class is cancelled, however, the credit with be reassigned to another dance product of your choice.

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY PARADISO ACADEMY WILL TREAT APPEALS ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS AT THE DIRECTORS DISCRETION.