Youth Protection Advocates in Dance

As a YPAD Certified Studio, we strive to hold ourselves to the highest standards of integrity and accountability by implementing safe boundaries and healthy artistry within our dance settings.

Being YPAD Certified Means All Staff and Faculty Are:

  • Background Checked/CPR
  • Certified Mandated Reporters/ Trained in Prevention of Abuse,
  • Positive Role Models in Body Image,
  • Language and Behavior Trained in Emotional Health,
  • Physical Safety and Psychology of Injury,
  • Understanding of Nutrition and Eating Disorders,
  • Committed to Age Appropriate Artistic Choices in Music, Costumes, Movement and Concepts
  • Healthy and Safe Social Media Practices