FINALLY, after another lengthy socially distanced, shutdown, the studio can welcome you back from this Wednesday 28 October, 2020.  Firstly I would like to thank you for your ongoing support to our community safety and the studio.  It’s been a “scribbly year” but as a collective, we are strong, supportive, kind and sweet. 

the studio is so excited for you to return with social distancing and strict hygiene measures in place so please take a few minutes to read the studio procedures outlined below.  Also, as it has been quite a while between ‘real’ classes, all classes will slowly progress to finesse your alignment, and to ensure your safety.

due to the COVID-19 restrictions, please note that the following studio protocols will be place effective from Wednesday 28 October until restrictions are further eased by the Victorian Government.

class sizes and timetable

  1. classes capped to 6 clients MAXIMUM per session plus the instructor.  If restrictions ease within the coming weeks, class sizes may increase.

  2. with the reduced class sizes, it is highly recommended you book your session(s) in advance to avoid disappointment.

  3. to ensure effective, continuous COVID-19 compliance and cleanliness, the studio timetable is as shown below.

 

​Monday: 630pm barre

Tuesday: 630pm barre – commencing 3rd November 2020

Wednesday:  630pm yoga

Thursday:  630pm pilates

Saturday: 930am pilates

Sunday: 930am yoga – commencing 8th November 2020

 

live stream classes

  1. now that online classes are such a part of our lives, the studio will provide access to in-studio live classes via MindBody live stream from Monday 9 November 2020.

  2. as always, client privacy is paramount and the camera will be directed only at my mat.

  3. take advantage of this new zoom class platform by booking as normal but understand that your practice will be prop free.

pass purchases, bookings and entry

  1. all bookings must be made via the MindBody app/website.

  2. all class passes are to be made via credit card through the app/website – cash will not be accepted in studio.  Please ensure you have a pass before arriving to lessen any in-studio MindBody business app transactions.  No pass – no entry!

  3. there will be no waitlist available for any class until further notice.

  4. walk-ins (unbooked attendance) – please contact Linda via text 0419108577 no less than 10 minutes prior to class start time to confirm availability and attendance.

  5. please note the studio doors will be opened 5 minutes prior to the class start time.  Please wear your mask and follow social distancing outside whilst waiting for the doors to open.

  6. the studio doors will be locked at the commencement time for the scheduled class.

  7. late entry will not be permitted to allow for pre-class COVID-19 procedures to be conducted.  No exceptions!

  8. if you book a session and arrive after the studio doors are locked, there will be a deduction (late cancel) to your current pass.

  9. current cancellation window will not change (2hrs prior to class start time).

class attendance

  1. for everyone’s safety and long-term wellbeing, you must adhere to the additional studio’s COVID-19 protocols which will be outlined/displayed externally, internally and at the commencement of every class.  This includes the current Victorian COVID-19 guidelines.

  2. every client must wear a mask upon entry to the studio.  When the class commences, you may remove your mask and when savasana (the sleepy bit) commences, you must put on your mask and continue until your leave the studio.

  3. every client will be required to provide their name, contact number and sign off that they are well and if they have the COVIDSafe app.

  4. each mat will be numbered, and your place recorded for additional COVID-19 compliance.

  5. please always follow social distancing both prior, during and after your attendance.

  6. please bring minimal personal belongings into the studio (e.g. mobile, wallet, keys)

  7. you are encouraged to bring your own mat and blanket if you choose, but again, please adhere to the COVID-19 protocols.

  8. mats will be space at 1.5m apart

  9. please do not share or touch another client’s props/belongings.

  10. there will be no communal access to some studio items, including but not limited to facial tissues and mints.

  11. no hands-on adjustments will be made during class – as always, listen to your own body, follow the verbal cueing and be mindful of your alignment.  Please stop and ask for further instruction if you need to.

  12. the studio will provide ample and effective hygiene supplies to ensure your safety.  This includes hand sanitiser, disinfectant/anti-bacterial mat wipes/sprays, handwash, paper towelling, etc.  Please ensure you practice good hygiene and follow the instructions provided.

  13. also, remember we must still be vigilant - be thoughtful to not place anyone in an uncomfortable contra-COVID-19 position. As always, safety first! Any breaches may result in a review of your access to the studio for the safety of the whole community.

  14. as required by the Victorian government, the studio will undertake pre, post class and weekly deep cleans to ensure everyone’s continuous safety.

Remember we are all in this together but as we have seen, staying apart has had its advantages.

Stay strong, stay sweet, stay safe

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