COVID-19 Revised Studio Etiquette

  • Preregistration required. IN-STUDIO classes are limited to 12 students.
    • Both IN-STUDIO and ONLINE classes require preregistration, make sure you are registering for the right class.
    • Only those registered for the ONLINE class will receive the Zoom invitation.
    • Please cancel in advanced if you find yourself unable to attend to allow space for other interested parties.
  • Please don’t come to the studio if you are not feeling well. See the questionnaire provided below.
  • Limit extraneous items in the studio. Please only bring the necessities into the studio (mat, hand towel, ziplock bag with keys, wallet, and phone).
    • Silence cellphones and keep them in the lobby area.
    • Remove shoes and store them in the lobby. We practice barefoot in the studio space, removing shoes helps maintain a clean and pleasant practice space.
      • Students are encouraged to wear shoes that slip on and off easily without the use of hands.
    • A hand towel for every student is required. Coughing and sneezes can come out of nowhere, as a courtesy please use your hand towel to cover your face in these moments.
    • Come to practice clean. When possible shower before class.
    • Refrain from wearing any fragrances (perfume, cologne, or strong essential oils).
    • Wear comfortable workout attire.
    • Come to practice with an empty stomach (unless specific conditions prevent this).
    • Hydrate throughout the day. We do have filtered water at the studio if needed but we encourage you to hydrate before and after class.
    • Arrive on time. We understand life happens and we’ve all been late to a class – it’s okay – but entering class constantly late is very disruptive and disrespectful of others.  If you do arrive a few minutes late, before entering the practice room, take a few breaths, come in quietly. Congratulations your yoga has already begun with practice of awareness and kindness to others.
  • Stay for the entire class. Again, life happens so if you need to leave early please inform the teacher beforehand and exit quietly.  We do suggest a rest in final relaxation before hitting the road.
  • Ask questions about anything that is unclear. If asking during class doesn’t feel appropriate our teachers are happy to talk more before or after classes.
  • Inform the instructor of any health issues. Some poses or techniques may be inappropriate for some conditions.
  • Honor the reality of where you are physically, mentally, and emotionally any given day.
    • Do what you can, with what you have, with where you are. This may mean pushing yourself some days and taking it easier others.
    • Yoga is a non-competitive practice. There’s no expectation about what your practice will look like any given day.
    • No experience or flexibility is required to practice yoga.  Yoga is for everyone.
  • Yoga is a discipline.  Practice regularly. As a new student, build your practice slowly.  Work toward practicing at least a little bit everyday.  If you are unable to attend a class at the studio everyday start a home practice on those days.  You’ll be amazed at what is revealed in home practice.
  • Our classes end with the gesture and saying Namaste. This means: I honor the in place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace.  It is a sign of respect and also recognition that we are all connected as human beings sharing this earth.
  • Please respect social distancing.
    • Instructors will be wearing a face mask and will not be doing any physical adjustments.
    • There are places for mats measured to be > 6ft apart.
    • Please observe silence in the studio space outside of asking pertinent questions.
    • Restrict socializing to the outdoor and lobby areas with appropriate distancing and face coverings.

QUESTIONNAIRE: Should you attend an IN-STUDIO class?

If you answer YES to any of these questions please do not come to the studio.

Do you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Recent/new onset coughing (not related to allergy or COPD)
  • Nasal congestion (not related to allergies or sinus infections)
  • Recent/new onset sore throat
  • Recent/new onset shortness of breath (not related to chronic disease)
  • Recent/new onset diarrhea
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Exposure

    • Are you living with someone who is quarantined or furloughed?
    • Have you been in contact with an individual positive for COVID-19?
    • Have you traveled in the past 14 days on an airplane or stayed overnight in housing that is not well known to you?
    • Have you or anyone you live with attended or hosted a gathering and/or community event in the past 14 days?**

**A gathering refers to a planned or spontaneous event, indoors or outdoors, with a small number of people participating or a large number of people in attendance such as a community event or gathering, concert, festival, conference, parade, wedding, or sporting event.

Please stay informed with updated guidelines and COVID-19 facts through the CDC:

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