Dance Alive

Class Policies

All Dance Alive payments are due prior to services rendered.
Payment forms accepted are:
Cash, check, or Credit Card, (Visa, MasterCard, Amex accepted)


Click HERE to SIGN-UP For Ride The Wave.
Click HERE to SIGN-UP For Inner Rhythms.

Payment Options

Single Class Access - $25 for 3 Day RentalMonthly Membership Unlimited Online Access - $75 per Month

  • Once Access is purchased, there are no refunds on Single Class or Monthly Membership.
  • If you are on a recurring Monthly Membership subscription, it is your responsibility to cancel before the next charge goes through. Refunds will not be issued once a Monthly Membership subscription charge has been processed.

Previously purchased 8 Class Packages expired as of 7/31/2022.​


Space is limited.
In order to guarantee your spot in the workshops, advanced registration is recommended.
Click HERE to SIGN-UP For Ride The Wave Workshop.
Click HERE to SIGN-UP For Inner Rhythms Workshop.

Payment Options

$65/single$200/series of 4

Advanced RegistrationYou can book up to 60 days in advance for Monthly Workshops.

Cancellation of WorkshopCancellations made with less than 7 days advance notice will be charged in full with no credit.Cancellations made with more than 7 days notice, credit of the amount paid is applied to your account and can be used for future Intensives, Workshops or Weekly Classes (not Training Sessions or Focus Pods).

  • Auto-Enroll See policy below (DA Office Automatically Enrolls Student in Workshops).

Advanced registration is required.

TCN  RequirementsApproval by Mariane Karou and/or your Dance Alive coach.

Payment Options

For the 6-Month TCN Series

  1. Paying in full at the start of the series- $750 (125$ each)
  2. Pay  $125/month for 6 months.      a.  Deposit $125 due to register (applies to first month’s payment).     b.  $125 monthly payment contract– automatically charges on 1st of each month, for 5 more months.

For the 12-Month TCN Series

  1. Paying in full at the start of the series- $1,200 (100$ each)
  2. Pay  $100/month for 12 months.      a.  Deposit $100 due to register (applies to first month’s payment).     b.  $100 monthly payment contract– automatically charges on 1st of each month, for 11 more months.

​Cancellation of Take Charge Now

Whether you choose to pay in full or pay monthly, you are financially responsible for all 6 or 12 months,whether or not you attend all 6 or 12 sessions, as you are purchasing a spot in the series.


Registration through office, and payment prior to class is required.

A La Carte Registration
$150/single a la carte
Registration must be made through the office via phone, email or online prior to attendance.

Cancellation of TCN A La Carte
You need to cancel 14 days or more in advance of any given TCN single day enrollment to receive creditof $150 to your account for future use for  TCN Days (a la carte), Workshops, or Weekly Classes(not Private Training Sessions or Empowerment Pods). Cancellations made with less than 14 days advance notice will be charged in full with no credit.

​*Change in TCN Monthly Payment Type
$15 fee per change​


Space is limited.
Advanced registration is required.

Empowerment Pod Requirement
*Approval by Mariane Karou

RegistrationContact the office via phone or email to register.

$225 per Pod/per month for a 6 month cycle.  You will be charged the 1st of each month.
Minimum 6 month commitment.

You have a spot in the pod you are signed up for. You will be offered your spot for the next cycle before it is offered to anyone else. Your spot will not be filled  unless you choose to not continue.

Change in Pod Monthly Payment Type $15 fee per change​

Weekend Workshops Auto-Enroll

“Ride the Wave” & “Inner Rhythms”

a. Contact the Dance Alive Office to Sign Up for Auto Enroll for Monthly "Ride the Wave" and/or "Inner Rhythms" workshops.
b. You are automatically enrolled in "Ride the Wave" and/or "Inner Rhythms" workshops, and do not need to sign up online or through the office.
c. Your credit card on file will be charged to purchase a new Weekend Workshop Series, when your current series is used up.
d. To cancel your reservation for a Sunday "Ride the Wave" and/or "Inner Rhythms" workshops, e-mail as soon as you know you will not be in attendance, to cancel your reservation.
e. If you cancel 7 days or more prior to the start of the workshop, your account will be credited for the workshop.
f. If you cancel less than 7 days prior to the start of the workshop, a workshop will be deducted from your package.


There will be no refunds if you cancel your registration for any Dance Alive event. You may transfer your credit to your account for use at another time only if you have communicated via email within the time frames outlined in each of the above Program Policies.There are no refunds for Ride The Wave or Inner Rhythms Weekly Class Purchases (Single Online Class or Monthly Memberships)


The Late Payment Policy will apply to all payments for services, whether you are paying by credit card, cash or check.If you have not paid for services you have signed up for according to the terms described below, a 10% Late Fee will be added to the original payment amount due, and a 1.5% per month interest charge will be added for any unpaid balances that are at least one month old. All payment for services are due prior to services rendered. Payment due dates are specific to each program (specified below):

Terms describing when your payment is due:

TCN Monthly Payment - 1st day of the month preceding the next TCN meeting. If TCN is in Jan or July, your payment is due on Dec. 1 or June 1.
Empowerment Pod - 1st day of the month preceding the next Pod.
Private Private Sessions - 48 Hours ahead of your next scheduled session.
Workshops - At the time of registration.
Intensives - At the time of registration.

Credit card payments declined: If you have given us your credit card information, and have agreed that we can automatically charge your card to pay for Classes, Workshops, Private Sessions, Empowerment Pods, and/or Take Charge Now, and if your credit card is declined for payment, we will send you an e-mail notice at the moment the card is declined. It is your responsibility to make arrangements to reconcile the declined charge, either by providing an alternate credit card number, transferring sufficient funds to your bank account, or arranging to bring cash or a check in person. If you do not reconcile the unpaid charge within 72 hours of the time the charge was initially declined, we will add a late fee to your amount due, equal to 10% of the declined charge.Any unpaid balances more than one month old will incur an additional 1.5% interest charge per month.

​It is your responsibility to:

  • Ensure that we have the most up to date e-mail address and phone number for you.
  • Make sure that you are receiving our e-mails (regularly checking your e-mail, checking your spam folder, etc).
    Late fees will not be excused if you tell us that you never received the e-mail.
  • Let us know as soon as you find out if your card stored on file with us is no longer valid because it is lost, stolen, expired or anything else.
  • Maintain sufficient funds in your account so that charges are not declined.

Bounced Check Fee- $25

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🌈 🌈1 yr after Rich left his earth body today ♥️Mariane’s Letter to Rich♥️ “My love, The time has come again when the white jasmine blooms And memories of your strong hands working the garden fill me. I miss you so so much.. I wish I could have just one more day, or hour or even a minute with you to hold your hands and we look into each others eyes But that will never happen again in this body with your body with me. I need to say goodbye and let go because that’s the truth. I can feel you and I do feel you all around me…holding me, encouraging me. You are where you need to be. I’m so glad you didn’t suffer as you transistioned. You are helping all of us so much. Thank You so much for your love…and dipping your hands in helping me get my house in Laguna and Kristi’ her house And bringing us all together…living near each other. You know that is what I wanted always…to live near my family. Thank you for making it all possible. Thank your our house and gardens and for helping Natasha and Tal work together and live here and care for our beautiful home. Thank you for loving me always, saving my life and seeing me and getting me even more than I got myself. Thank you for loving me Always. I’ve been so blessed We’ve all been so blessed. My heart is so filled… Thank you for bringing me Quan Yin and Archangel Michael. Thank you for helping our whole family and everyone in Dance Alive and all your business and friends consistently. Thank you for embracing me and loving me always. May I live inside my gratitude and blessings always This is how I fill up Not asking for more right now I’m asking to live in my gratitude and blessings now and forevermore. I am love… I am movement… I am eternal… We are together now and forevermore. (… letter continued in comments below👇🏽)
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