New To Yoga?

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Getting Started

Beginner Class Schedule

While all of our classes are all levels and you are encouraged to attend, if your BRAND new to yoga we would recommend starting a little slower, some classes to try are:

Basic Flow: Mondays & Wednesdays 9am, Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm.

Therapeutic Yoga: Saturday 8am, Sunday 4pm.

Relax Deeply: Mondays and Fridays 5:30pm.

And don't forget to keep an eye out for our beginners series held every few months!

Apparel & Accessories

Wear comfortable, fitted, stretchy clothing and bare feet. Bring a towel to wipe your sweat and surrounding areas. We also recommend bringing water to drink after class.

Hygiene

Be clean. Wash your body, apparel, towel and mat regularly. Please refrain from wearing heavy perfume, lotion, fragrance or cologne to class.

Punctuality

Please be on time. Arriving 10-15 minutes early to class gives you the opportunity to sign in, get your mat, meditate/stretch, and prepare for class. If you arrive late, please pause, center, and enter quietly.

Eating & Drinking

We recommend that you refrain from eating 1-3 hours before class begins, depending on your individual metabolism. (Also do not come hungry.) Drink plenty of water after class as needed.

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Etiquette

Sign-In & Payment

Please sign in before class at the front desk.

Ambience

Please enter/exit and speak quietly at all times. Turn cell phones off. (Please do not use cell phones in the yoga studio at any time.) If you must leave early, do a short 3 to 5 minutes of savasana (final relaxation pose) and then leave the studio very quietly.

Yoga Props

You may borrow a studio mat for your first class and rent a mat for $1 after that. Please plan to purchase your own mat and props as soon as possible, which are available in our boutique. When borrowing props, please spray and wipe down mats after use, roll straps and stack blocks neatly.

Injuries

Inform instructor about any injuries or pregnancy before class begins.

Mindfulness

Always practice within your own limits. Be kind to yourself in action and judgment. Approaching your yoga practice with expectations or ego may result in undue frustration and injury. Remember that yoga is not a contest with yourself or anyone else, accept where you are at, be patient and kind and simply watch the process. Please do your best to follow the above Studio Etiquette, but if another student does not, be compassionate, understanding, and let it go. This is yoga.

Don't worry at all about how your body looks! You are in a room full of friends who are here for the same reason as you. So, instead, aim on practicing with breath awareness, and compassion toward yourself and those around you. Do this and you will find that your body will become stronger, more supple, healthier, and radiant without the vanity or sometimes self-loathing that is often attached to our idea of "fitness."