New to Hot Yoga

Helpful Hints, Reminders & Student Guidelines

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to class. Late entries will be allowed only during the first breathing exercise (within 10 minutes of the start of class.)
  • Hydrate well before and after class. It is best to replace electrolytes before class begins
  • Use restroom prior to class beginning to avoid disrupting your practice
  • Mat, large towel and water only permitted in Yoga Studio. Please leave ALL personal belongings, in locker room or in cubbies outside of the studio. This includes CELL & SMART PHONES. Remember 90% of stress is self induced
  • Place large towel over Yoga mat to prevent slipping and dripping sweat on the floor
  • Remove¬† shoes before entering the Yoga Studio
  • Stay on your Yoga mat unless instructed by Teacher
  • Bathe prior to Yoga Class & avoid wearing perfumes or scents
  • Please remain SILENT while you are in the Yoga Studio. Your practice begins when you enter the room. Enjoy meditation or stretching. Please enjoy chatting outside of the studio either before or after class
  • While in Meditation, lie on your back, head toward the long mirrors, feet toward the door
  • If you have taken more than 5 classes please fill the first row. 1st time students should place their mat in the back row, close to the door.
  • Staying present on your own mat will help you stay focused. At the conclusion of your practice you should feel as if you were the only person in the room
  • The mat is available at anytime to take rest, be kind and loving to yourself and accept where you are. Always listen to your body
  • If you feel dizzy, lightheaded or nauseous take rest on your mat in stillness, it will pass. Please try not to leave the room
  • Advise teacher of any pre-existing injuries or special conditions prior to class
  • Always cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing & use tissues. Keep used tissues on your Yoga Mat under your towel and dispose of after class. Please do not leave used tissues on the floor.
  • Please wait for the Instructor to finish class before leaving the room. If you must leave class early, please advise instructor prior to class.
  • Never enter or leave the room while class is in meditation.
  • Always sign in before class.

Please contact our Yoga Advisor, Virginia by e-mail: with your questions or concerns.