Frequently Asked Questions

What is yoga?

Yoga is a noncompetitive form of self-study that promotes flexibility, tones muscles, and improves overall health through specialized postures and sequences. Various yoga props help students attain poses to the best of their individual abilities.

Do I need to bring anything to the studio?

The yoga center is fully equipped with mats, blocks, blankets, belts, chairs, bolsters, and a rope wall. You are welcome to bring your own mat to class.

What should I wear?

Comfortable clothing that allows for a range of movement—such as shorts, leggings, T-shirts—is ideal. Yoga is practiced barefoot.

Can I eat before class?

Yoga should be practiced on an empty stomach. Please wait 4 hours after a heavy meal or 2 hours after a light snack before engaging in practice. You may eat again 30 minutes after class. Avoid drinking water during class.

I have a medical condition, and/or I’m pregnant. Can I still do yoga?

Having a medical condition does not mean you cannot practice yoga—however, an appropriate level or class will need to be discussed in advance with your teacher. Pregnant women should avoid coming to class during the first trimester.