Yoga and meditation offers many potential benefits. A regular yoga practice will enhance your strength and flexibility, as well as improve cardiovascular performance. Both yoga and meditation will contribute to your overall well-being through relaxation, contemplation, and mindfulness techniques.
You should wear comfortable exercise clothing that is not too loose fitting. Avoid wearing any overpowering fragrance or heavy jewelry. If you have long hair, you should tie it up so that it is secure, but comfortable. Yoga is a barefoot exercise - no shoes are allowed inside the room.
Please bring your own yoga mat (or $2 to rent) and towel (or free to borrow) to class. If you are doing hot yoga, we suggest a skidless towel which is available for purchase in our shop. Ensure you are well-hydrated before class starts, and bring along a water bottle to replenish fluids during the practice.Don't practice yoga on an empty stomach. Try to eat your last meal no less than 2 hours before class, but if you must eat quickly before class, have an easily digestible snack such as a fitness bar or a piece of fruit. We have a full service Juice & Smoothie bar and also small snacks for sale. We have changing rooms, lockers and fully stocked showers.
Please plan to arrive 10 minutes before class to register, sign-in, and change (if necessary). Remove your shoes upon arrival and leave your electronic devices in a locker. Plan to leave your belongings in a locker and practice silence throughout the duration of the class.
Our classes are accessible to all levels of ability. If you are new to yoga, please introduce yourself to your instructor. This will enable them to assist you and will result in a more enjoyable experience. Our professional instructors will help you adapt any class to your level, and we encourage you to go at your own pace as you become accustomed to the postures and breathing disciplines. Given the need for focus and quiet during a class, please ensure that all participants are at least 12 years of age. Any participant under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign a waiver. Please let your instructor know about any health concerns before you start class. Check with your physician before starting any new exercise regime.