First Timers / Studio Policy and Procedures

Studio Policies and Procedures. Please be considerate of your fellow students.

New Students

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Bikram Yoga Beginner

Before Class

  • Arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins.
  • Once the teacher enters the yoga room and class begins, you will not be allowed into the room.
  • Turn off cell phones and pagers and leave them in the locker room. Never bring them into the class room! No talking on cell phones beyond the front desk.
  •  Drink plenty of water throughout the day before coming to class. Hydration is very important.
  • Sign in and print legibly.
  •  First time students should arrive 20 minutes before class begins.
  • Have clean feet and be perfume free.
  • Ask questions either before or after class, but not during the class.

During Class

  • Only bring your mat, water and towel into the yoga room.  Leave everything else in the locker room.
  • Refrain from talking in the yoga room.  Many students use the time before class to quietly meditate and center themselves as they prepare for class.
  • Do your very best to stay in the yoga room once class begins.  If an emergency requires you to leave, please leave and re-enter between postures.
  • You may bring bottled water into class with you – the teacher will indicated the points during class when everyone takes their water breaks.
  • Practice stillness between postures.
  • Honor the silence of the room by moving quietly.
  • Focus on yourself in the mirror.
  • Do not talk during class.

After Class

  • Observe silence after the final savasana – meditation.
  • Leave the room quietly.  Respect others.
  • Fold rental yoga mats in quarters and place under the “rental yoga mat” sign inside yoga room.
  • Enjoy the peace and energy you’re taking with you from class, and make up your mind to come back tomorrow!