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  • New Studio Protocols and Procedures

    The safety of our community has, and always will be, a top priority for us. We've made some changes in our daily class protocols. All of our new procedures are designed to keep you, our team, and our teachers safe.

    Please read about our updated policies and procedures below to ensure you are up to date on what is required upon entering the studio.

  • Studio Changes

    • Class sizes will be limited to 10 people (including the teacher) to allow proper social distancing.
    • Social distancing markers are placed along the floor to help guide you safely into class.
    • A hand sanitizer station will be available upon entry to the studio.
    • Masks will be required to enter the studio and must be worn throughout all common areas. Once you are set-up on your mat, according to provincial regulations, you are welcome to remove your mask.
    • Our change room and lounge are closed. Please come dressed and ready for class.
    • Cubbies are available for your belongings.
    • The washroom is available for emergency situations only.
    • Tea and water station is closed.
    • Please bring water and your own props with you for class.
  • Class Changes

    • Our class size has been reduced to allow for social distancing.
    • Preset mat locations are spaced a minimum of 6 feet from each other, based on a standing position at the top of your mat.
    • For the foreseeable future we will not be offering Hot Yoga (plenty of Warm classes will be available) OR Yoga Wall
    • Teachers will lead class from a stationary position at the front of the room.
    • There will be no hands on adjustments.
    • We will continue to offer live virtual classes for a limited time + on-going access to Hamsa Yoga Online for those who wish to continue practicing from home.
  • Deep Cleaning

    • We will use a hospital grade disinfectant proven to kill viruses like COVID-19 in all common areas before and after every class.
    • Special attention will be given to cleaning our yoga room and all high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, cubbies, bathrooms, etc.
  • Yoga Props, Rentals & Retail

    • There will be no mat rentals or props available in studio.
    • Please bring your own mat and props. Need props? No problem, you can purchase your own online in advance OR at the front desk prior to check-in.
    • If you are interested in purchasing retail clothing you can do so following class
  • Hamsa Yoga Team & Teacher Requirements

    All teachers and volunteers will:

    • Wear a mask or will be separated from members by a plexiglass screen when in common areas.
    • Follow social distancing guidelines.
    • Wash their hands thoroughly with soap before and after class.
    • Will NOT come into the studio if they are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms or other signs of illness.
  • Hamsa Yogi Responsibilities

    • Come ready for class – dressed for yoga, with water, a mat, towel, and any props you may want.
    • Follow social distancing guidelines and our floor markers 
    • Screen yourself for all Covid 19 symptoms or other illness before visiting the studio. If you feel unwell or have any concerns about coming in to class, please stay home and stay safe.
    • Masks are required in all common areas—that means face coverings must be worn any time you are not on your yoga mat.
  • Check-in

    • You must pre-register for class. No walk-ins allowed.
    • Class registration will be open exclusively to members + class pass holders from Aug 4- Aug 11. 
    • We will open to the public and will accept new members on Aug 12.
    • Doors will open 10-15 minutes before class.
    • Once checked-in, you will proceed directly to the yoga room.
    • No latecomers will be allowed to enter class.
    • You will be asked to put your mask back on and exit the studio following class so we can deep clean the space prior to the next class.
  • Registration & Cancellation Policies

    • You must pre-register for classes. No walk-ins allowed.
    • Our August class schedule will be live on our website and Hamsa Yoga app within a week. Keep a look out for updates in our newsletters and social platforms
    • Cancellations will only be accepted up until 12 hours prior to class
    • Late cancellations will be subject to a $18/fee - no exceptions.
    • Our waitlist policies remain unchanged.