The Safety of Our Students, Families & Staff is Our Top Priority

  • Masks are highly encouraged, but we will allow parents to decide what is best for their children.
  • Maraya requires all staff and students to stay home if they are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or not feeling well.
  • All staff and teaching artists are required to be vaccinated and boosted. Teaching artists and staff will remain masked while indoors, unless they are drinking water.


(posted April 25, 2022)

Thank you for helping us keep Maraya Performing Arts for everyone: students, staff and all of our families. Please understand that we’re working endlessly to make sure that students are safe here at Maraya. We ask that you communicate and review this COVID-19 General Update with your student so that we all understand the work it takes to keep everyone safe and happy. It’s also a big help for our small staff when you and/or your child knows what is expected of them.

Thank you again for your active participation.

Please stay home if you are experiencing any COVID symptoms listed below:

COVID Symptoms

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. 

  1. Fever or chills
  2. Cough
  3. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  4. Fatigue
  5. Muscle or body aches
  6. Headache
  7. New loss of taste or smell
  8. Sore throat
  9. Congestion or runny nose
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Diarrhea

Look for these emergency warning signs listed for COVID-19.

  1. Trouble breathing
  2. Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  3. New confusion
  4. Inability to wake or stay awake
  5. Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone


COVID-19 Protocols at Maraya Performing Arts

  1. Upon entry at Maraya Performing Arts, be given hand sanitizer, and parents will be asked if they would like their child to remain masked. While masks are encouraged, we are allowing families to make the best choice for their children.
  2. Sneeze/cough into a tissue or into your elbow. Keep your mask on if you need to sneeze/cough.
  3. No food or drink allowed inside the studio - please leave your water bottled at the assigned water bottle table. Please drink water away from everyone around you.
    1. Sanitize or wash hands before returning from a water break.
  4. Wash your hands thoroughly for 20 seconds after using the restroom.
  5. We are limiting parents inside the studio, unless they need to use the restroom or help their child use the restroom.
  6. Teaching Artists may refrain from physical contact as much as possible. For many movement classes, contact may be necessary to aid the understanding of placement and/or correct execution of movements in the body, or for safety of the student. If contact is made, please sanitize or wash hands immediately.
  7. Maraya staff will clean studios, restrooms and outside seating area thoroughly after use with disinfecting cleaning solutions.
  8. Maraya staff will disinfect high touch/high contact surfaces frequently  while classes are in session.