New to Iyengar Yoga?

Frequently Asked Questions

I have never practiced yoga before. What should I expect?
You'll be guided through a sequence of postures, learning to stretch, strengthen and balance, with attention and awareness. You'll learn the names of the postures, key points to understand the basic configuration and the principles of practice.

Do I need to be flexible to practice yoga?
No. The prerequisites for practice are sincerity and and open mind. If you are working with an injury or a health concern, please inform us when you register and let your teacher know before class.

What should I wear?
Shorts or leggings and a t-shirt. Clothing should be freshly laundered, modest, comfortable and unrestrictive.

What if I arrive late to class?
The studio and reception area are a shared spaced, so the door will be locked when class begins. If you are late, please wait for the teacher to unlock the door and come in quietly.

What if I miss one of the registered course classes?  Do you offer pro-rates for these sessions?
No pro-rates. Up to 3 make-up classes are possible per session, to be completed within the session and can be substituted for any other registered or drop-in class that we offer.

Can I get a refund if I sign up for a registered course?
No refunds as these courses are based on commitment.


Dropping-In

Review our class descriptions and choose a level based on your experience. Not sure? Give us a call or drop by. Check the schedule for days and times that suit you. We recommend practicing at least 3 times a week for you to experience the most benefits. New students should arrive 15 minutes before their first class to complete a student information form.
 

Preparing for Yoga Practice

Arrive a few minutes early to prepare and create a quiet, inward focus
Leave your cellular phone at home or in the car
Come to class on an empty stomach
Avoid drinking water or chewing gum during class
Come to class with clean hands and feet


"Asanas (postures) keep your body, as well as your mind, healthy and active." BKS Iyengar