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Studio Pranayama

Studio Re-Opening

Dear Hot Yoga West Community,
Thank you for your support in these unprecedented times.We want you to know that we are here for you as a constant during this period of uncertainty.
The world has changed and it will not be changing back again. So we have to adapt, evolve, grow and adjust to this new way of living. The impact of Covid-19 will likely be with us for some time to come. The practice of yoga enables us to become calmer, stable and more steady human beings. It helps us to be the best version of ourselves.
Hot Yoga West will re-open on Monday 18 May for Bikram Hot Yoga and IHP Classes only. Reduced schedule, reduced capacity and temporary new protocols is the only viable way forward. Online access will also be available for the classes at the studio. Vinyasa, yin and other classes will continue to live stream on Zoom. We are working continuously to expand the video library on HYW TV for you. Our aim is to offer enough classes across various different platforms in order to best serve the needs of this diverse community. Weather permitting we plan to offer outdoor yoga classes in the park as well. We appreciate your patience as we work through this transition period. This is all new to us and as in yoga it will take practice, patience and perseverance. Please note and respect the new protocols for everyone’s enjoyment of the yoga studio. I hope that we can all share the space in a way where we feel safe, secure, seen and most of all relaxed.
If you feel unwell or have any symptoms (fever,cough,headache) please stay at home and come to practice when you have fully recovered.
Everyone MUST book for class. If you cannot make it then you must unbook yourself within the 3 hour late cancel window so someone else can take your spot. There will be No Drop- In places available.
There will be a penalty fee of 100 kr per late cancel or no show.
Purchase memberships via the app or online before coming to the studio if possible.
Payment at the studio will only be accepted via card and swish.
Doors will open 30 minutes before class starts.
The doors to the yoga studio will be left open.
Upon arrival at the studio observe social distancing rules of 1-2 meters between you and the person in front of you.
Queue up in single file in the stairwell and onto the street.
Entrance to the reception area will be one at a time.
Present yourself to the receptionist who will sign you in.
Please bring your own mat, towel and water bottle.
We no longer have mat and towel rental or loan water bottles available.
Once you are registered for class,go directly to the washrooms to wash your hands.
Place your mat in the yoga room according to the markings on the floor.
Place your towel on top.
There will be a maximum 20 participants in any class.
There will be no more than 4-5 people in the changing rooms at the same time.
If you can change into your yoga clothes before coming to the studio please do so.
There will be no tea in the chill out area.
Keep the doors to the yoga room open and the teacher will be responsible for closing the doors when the class starts.
We have modified the breathing exercises and will guide you in the new way.
When the class is over please leave the yoga room taking care to maintain space between you and your fellow yogis.
Keep your showers short and sweet.
Get dressed and leave the studio.
Look after yourself and look after each other as we work towards creating a warm space at Hot Yoga West and redefining the new normal.
With love,
Allison

Studio Director