If you've never set foot into a yoga studio, but you've heard that this whole yoga thing is good for you, welcome to Harmony Therapeutic Yoga. Our goal is to make yoga accessible to you and beneficial for you whether you're an advanced yogi or a complete beginner. Starting something new or even walking into a new studio can be intimidating when you don't know what to expect. So here's a little bit of what you can expect:
Do I have to sign up for class ahead of time?
All you have to do is show up. Reserving your spot in class isn't required, although it is appreciated! We try to keep our classes small enough to give you the personalized attention you deserve so we can make sure you're getting the most out of your practice. Reserving your spot online helps us manage class sizes and the number of teachers we need for the class. You can reserve your spot on our website, by calling, or even by text.
What do I need to do before my first yoga class?
You don't have to prepare for your first yoga class, you just have to show up. If it's your very first time, we'd like you to show up about 15 minutes early so we can get to know you. To help you get the most out of your practice, it's important that we know about any physical or mental conditions that can affect your practice. We also want to know what you hope to get out of your yoga practice: a tough workout, pain relief in a particular area, restorative healing, or something else. You can give us a call if you want help figuring out which class you might want to try first, but rest assured that we'll meet you wherever you are in your abilities no matter which class you attend. If you are pregnant, we do ask that you get your physician to sign a consent form, which can be accessed right on our website here.
What should I bring with me to class?
Bring whatever you want, or leave it all at home. We have yoga mats, blankets, straps, blocks, bolsters, chairs, and anything else you need for your yoga practice. There is no extra charge for use of any props or equipment, but if you prefer your own gear, feel free to bring it. If you bring a cell phone, we just ask that you silence it during class so you can enjoy your time free from the distraction of your boss, your spouse, your kids, or your favorite telemarketer.
What should I wear?
This isn't a fashion show, so as long as you're wearing something you feel comfortable moving in, you're all set. We mean it when we say, "Come as you are." We've taught people wearing yoga pants, sweatpants, shorts, dress pants, jeans, and even a Superman cape....yes, really.
Still have questions? Give us a call! We look forward to seeing you on the mat.
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