“What is a class like at HSY?”
The classes are designed to meet every person’s needs. Brand new to yoga, yoga enthusiasts and aspiring yoga teachers who seek onsite, Yoga Alliance, RYT Certification. Simply put, yoga means to bring us together.
Entrance to the studio is located on the ground floor of the building. Go to the end of the hall, and we are the door on the right. Here you can relax, store belongings and prepare for class.
It helps to arrive 15 minutes prior to class, if possible. Please sign in upon arriving to arrival.
Better late than never. Sign your name on the class sheet at the front desk.
Please, be sure to catch up with instructor directly after class.
If possible, please silence your cell phone before class. If you need to leave class early, let the instructor know.
If you leave personal belongings at HSY, we will make every attempt to pace them in the “Lost & Fun” cubby in the community room.
If you practice on HSY yoga mats, please leave them in the studio after class.
If you have rented yoga toes / towels, there is a large basket in the community room to leave them in.
“Can I take class if I am injured?”
Consult with your medical professional. Let the instructor know about your injury before taking class so he/she can address your specific issues and give you modifications to make.
“Is there anything else I should know before coming to class?”
HSY is committed to maintaining a safe, non-judgemental, space for personal transformation.
Please explore our website. If you have ANY questions concerning the studio, the schedule, or special events, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call directly at (860) 865 4949.
“What will I need for my first class?”
Bring water and a towel, comfortable, fitted clothing to sweat in is preferable. Bare feet is easiest, however socks, work as well.
(We recommend not taking yoga classes within 90 minutes of a “big meal” for digestion purposes.)
“Are the classes heated?”
Most of the classes are taught between 80 to 90 degrees with some humidity in the room.
Cold muscles tend to be tight and tense. With a warmer room, your body relaxes and becomes more malleable.
“How long will it take before I’m good at yoga? ”
There is no such thing as being “good” at yoga.
Your strength and flexibility will progress at your own pace. Our instructors are present to make sure you are safe and properly aligned. Your only responsibility is to respect how your body feels with acceptance and non-judgment.
“Do you offer Private Lessons/ Studio Rental Space?”
Yes, a number of our teachers are available for private/group lessons throughout the week. For information regarding studio rental space, contact
“Is there a basics class?”
Yes, HSY offers classes accessible to all students. Whether a veteran, newbie or working with injury, the teachers first priority is to ensure a safe, positive experience.
“What is a restorative yoga class?”
The class uses gentle movements and stretches accompanied by props such as blankets and blocks. This is a non-heated class.
“How often should I come to class?”
your yoga practice is just that~a practice, not a perfect. Three times or more a week seems to be the tipping point that will make all the difference in your practice and your life.
If you are new to HSY, we recommend you take advantage of our “New Student Special.” Find the days and times that work best for you, and dedicate this time to yourself. You will be amazed by how quickly the yoga supports you.
(HSY class cards are “family & friends” dedicated. Meaning, you do not have to come alone. Bring a friend, HSY will use your class card, to pay it forward to them.