Jewel City Yoga

Studio Culture

Studio Etiquette and Guidelines

  • Please arrive 10-15 mins for your first class. Late arrival may not be admitted after 5 mins past hte start time. 
  • Ensure your phone ringer is off. A disruptive cell phone is a real bummer. 
  • If you must leave early, please let the instructor know in advance and set up by the door.
  • Don't enter or exit the studio if the class is chanting. If you're late or need to leave class early, be mindful and courteous of your fellow students.
  • Make sure you rest in Savasana (for at least 2-3 minutes) before you leave.
  • Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate. Drink plenty of water before and after class.
  • Avoid eating heavy meals 2-3 hours before class.
  • Notify the instructor before class of any injuries, medical conditions, pregnancy or other limitations. Let us know and we will give you suitable modifications.
  • Practice is done barefoot. No shoes in the studios, please.
  • Enter fresh and clean. Do not wear perfume or cologne. Taking a bath or shower bopth before and after practicing refreshes the mind and body.
  • Wear comfortable clothing. Light weight clothes are best, along with supportive undergarments to keep everything in place. 
  • Be considerate of the space. Pick up after yourself and if you rent mats, please replace them in an organized fashion. Leave the space in better shape than you found it.
  • Once the instructor begins, please refrain from talking to other students.
  • Go at your own pace. Enjoy the sensations. Don't push yourself to the point of physical pain.
  • Practice with patience. As with anything new, it takes a few times to get into the flow of a class.