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All Appointments must be cancelled within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment. If you do not cancel within 24 hours, you will be charged full price.

Multiple Appointments

Scheduling multiple appointments within a week is against our policy. You will be charged full price if more than 1 appointment is booked within this time frame. If you book an appointment under your name for another person, you will be responsible for that charge. If you need to book more than 1 appointment within a weeks time, please call the salon to book the additional appointment.

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Vouchers and Packages can only be used in the location they were purchased for or in. Please make sure you only book your appointment in the location that is listed on your voucher or in the location you purchased your package. If any appointment is made with a voucher for another salon location, you will be charged full price for your tan.

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When you are scheduling your tan online and have a voucher, make sure you choose the Voucher company name in the
section where you have to choose your tan
example: Gilt single tan, Gilt 2 pack
next, make sure you enter the voucher code.

All clients,must enter a valid credit card number in order to schedule an appointment. Even if you have a package or voucher.
Once you enter your voucher information, you will only be charged tax on that voucher.( $1.12 per session).
If you have a package, the system will recognize that and will not charge you.

In order to book an appointment with us, you must create an online account with full name, phone number, email address and credit card information,. If you have difficulty doing this, we can help you over the phone.
Once you schedule your appointment, you will receive an email confirmation.

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Please Read Before You Schedule
Your Appointment
Cancellation Policy

All Appointments must be cancelled within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment. If you do not cancel within 24 hours, you will be charged full price.

Multiple Appointments

Scheduling multiple appointments within a week is against our policy. You will be charged full price if more than 1 appointment is booked within this time frame. If you book an appointment under your name for another person, you will be responsible for that charge. If you need to book more than 1 appointment within a weeks time, please call the salon to book the additional appointment.

Vouchers/Packages

Vouchers and Packages can only be used in the location they were purchased for or in. Please make sure you only book your appointment in the location that is listed on your voucher or in the location you purchased your package. If any appointment is made with a voucher for another salon location, you will be charged full price for your tan.

IMPORTANT:

When you are scheduling your tan online and have a voucher, make sure you choose the Voucher company name in the
section where you have to choose your tan
example: Gilt single tan, Gilt 2 pack
next, make sure you enter the voucher code.

All clients,must enter a valid credit card number in order to schedule an appointment. Even if you have a package or voucher.
Once you enter your voucher information, you will only be charged tax on that voucher.( $1.12 per session).
If you have a package, the system will recognize that and will not charge you.

In order to book an appointment with us, you must create an online account with full name, phone number, email address and credit card information,. If you have difficulty doing this, we can help you over the phone.
Once you schedule your appointment, you will receive an email confirmation.

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Archive for July, 2009

Getting to dance at Manhattan Dancesport

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

I had a pretty interesting day at the beginning of July.

I don’t know what came over me (probably some kind of mid-life crisis) but last Christmas I told my dancing teacher that deep down I really wanted to enter a ballroom dance competition. So – little by little – all this year – he slowly but surely started teaching me five dance routines that make up the international latin style.

 

Now – just to make it clear to you – you don’t have to be very good to enter a competition. They have a category for everyone.  However SOME people are pretty good – and ALL the people take it very seriously. I specifically entered a category for middle-aged ladies dancing with their teacher.

 

It is a pretty intense experience – the whole thing of getting your shit together to compete. First of all it is really a lot to remember and learn. You have to learn five whole dance routines and try to look as if you know what you are doing.

The other thing is – it really makes you get to grips with how out of shape you are. I thought I was in OK shape for my age – but when I started doing this stuff – it made me sweat like a camel. A life-time of living off a steady diet of chardonnay and bagels with cream cheese has really caught up with me.

 

I am extremely lucky as I have possibly the best dance teacher in the universe. He himself is the United-States and World Champion of the Rhythm division of Dancesport.. He is a crazy good dancer and pretty patient.  In theory, when you see two paid professionals dancing together it should look very sexy and slick. However, with me – if you were an outside person looking in on the proceedings – you might think of the “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin trying to wrangle an ungainly alligator. Or a farmer trying to get a greased pig into a box.  Poor Jose (who is my teacher) has to try and get me around the dance floor looking like it is fun and easy – but of course it is extremely difficult to to get an un-rhythmic 40-something mother of two to do anything. Sometimes he has to put so much effort dancing everything so enthusiastically himself – in the hope that a little bit might rub off on me – I am quite afraid he might strain an important muscle.

 

Anyway – last Wednesday I had my very first competition at the Manhattan Dancesport Championships. I have to tell you it was one of the most fun days I have ever had since being a grown up. I got to have my hair and make-up done. The make-up lady was very nice but I think she had seen one too many tributes to Michael Jackson in the past few days because I did look slightly like something from a MJ video. But it was kind of appropriate – I mean no one was really rocking out any kind of look that would be found in nature. I got to wear a great dress filled with pink ruffles – that you would never be able to wear in regular life – like to the supermarket or a PTA meeting.

 

The most fun part was the actual dancing. Surprisingly I wasn’t that scared. It was much less scary than going on QVC. When I see myself on the video of the event – I do look slightly like an over-sized terrified rabbit (in a pink dress) But seriously – I could have looked quite a lot worse. It was really crazy fun and I can’t wait to do it again.

 

Perhaps even more fun than doing it myself – on Saturday  my husband and some of our close friends went to see Jose and his drop dead gorgeous partner Joanna dance. It was so exciting and beautiful. I have seen them dance many times – but that night was really special and intense. If you get a chance you should go on Youtube and look up Jose Decamps and Joanna – I promise you – if you are bored in your office or your husband and kids are irritating you – watching Jose and Joanna will totally cheer you up. Of course they won this huge championship…so fabulous. So many things in life are so depressing and stressful – evenings like that can kind of rescue you ….