Frequently Asked Questions

I’m not very flexible can I still come to yoga?

YES, you don’t have to be flexible to do yoga in fact not being flexible is the perfect reason to do yoga!

What should I wear and what should I bring?

Wear something comfortable and cool that you can move easily in. Due to COVID we can no longer provide equipment.  So please bring a mat a small cushion to sit on and a blanket for relaxation.  You can get great yoga starter kits at www.yogamatters.com

How often do I need to do yoga to make a difference?

Although coming once a week is great, if you are able to come to 2 or more classes in a week you will really feel the difference.

I’m worried I will feel self conscious in a yoga class

Yoga is for everyone and we work hard at YogaJo’s to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable and safe.

Can I attend the online classes if I'm a beginner

No if you are a beginner you can only attend the online classes once you have completed the 6 week beginners block at the studio.  After you have done it you can then practice with us both online and at the studio.  We like to meet you in person, know about your health and any injuries etc and teach you the basics before having you come online.  Your safety is our top priority.

Will I be the only man?

Maybe, however most of our classes have at least 2 men in them and when you are in you won’t actually care! Real men do yoga!

Will I be the only one that doesn’t know what to do?

No, we have beginners attending our all levels and level 1classes all the time. It is the teacher’s job to help you find your way with the practice so don’t worry! It is important to remember there is no pressure in a yoga class, you do what you can and for a while you may just be getting a feel for it.

What if I have a health condition or injury?

Our teachers will be able to modify and adapt the practice for the vast majority of things. However, it is important you let us know of anything that may be going on and if anything changes over the time you are practicing with us. We always ask about injuries or anything we might we need to know about at the start of class.  Please do let the teacher know if you have an injury or health condition either then or if you’d rather talk in private before the class begins.

How will I know what style of yoga is for me?

The teacher on your beginners block will be able to advise you.  If you are someone who likes strong physical activity you may like to try flows or astanga classes. If you prefer more gentle activity try one of our hatha classes.  Just make sure it is a level 1 or All levels class.

Do I always have to pre book classes?

Yes due to Covid we cannot take payments at the studio all classes must be paid for and booked via our booking system Mindbody.  If you qualify to receive a discount email Jo and she will run a pass through for you.  When you create a Mindbody account make sure if you want to receive updates from us to tick the boxes to receive emails.