Frequently asked questions
What do I need to bring?
For Yoga classes - The studio is fully equipped with mats, blankets, blocks, straps and a range of other props. Our Mats are cleaned before classes with natural anti bacterial 100% essential oils & natural ingredients. We look after you from start to finish no need to bring anything! For Meditation classes- We supply some chairs if you need one to sit on, or we supply comfy cusions as well.
Do I need to bring water?
You can if you like, however we have complimentary Gourmet signature teas (Except for kids Yoga Classes please bring along a water bottle). Beautifully made with all fresh naturally healthy & yummy ingredients like like lime, toasted coconut and honey or orange peel cinnamon, honey and clove! We can be spoilt with over 10 different gourmet freshly made teas through out the term by 'yes' a real chef! Dominique's husband has worked as a head chef in Chapet st Windsor! We are truly lucky and spoilt during class times!
What type of styles of Yoga do we practice in the studio?
If in a yoga class except yoga core and prenatal yoga which are specific to the name suggest, our students enjoy the blend of hatha & vinyasa yoga, each week we theme our classes to take our students through the many benefits of yoga, for example one week we will practice a class which includes health benefits for dealing with stress, then another week finding more courage, balance etc! Every week is new and exciting! We cater for beginners all the way up!
Where are you located?
Please note once enrolled you will be sent an invoice confirming your place in the studio for classes, the starts dates, address of studio etc is all on your invoice as well as on our contact page! Please note we do not except drop ins to classes (limited spots and pre booked ) please insure you have booked online before attending group classes in the studio in advance!
Do I have to be on time for class?
Yes, Please note that our classes start & run on time.
Doors to the main entrance will be locked strictly 2 minutes after the scheduled class start time.
Our pre booked students are welcomed to arrive anywhere from 15 minutes to the start time to settle in and prepare for class quitely.
To avoid dissapointment please allow ample time to get to class and settle in.
Your Yoga & Meditation experience is all about calm, relaxation & focus with out outside distractions once we have started the class.
Do you cater for beginners & all levels? I am new to Yoga & or Meditation
Yes! sure do, we cater for all levels and because our class size never exceed 12 students in a class for Yoga & 18 for Meditation classes. Your highly trained teacher is aware of & provides different skill levels & variations of poses to help all students in there practice.
What should I wear?
Yoga & Yoga core- Wear comfortable clothing, such as leggings, shorts, singlet or t-shirt. .
Medtiation- Comfy clothers is all. Shoes are not required to be warn in the class space.
Can I do yoga with an injury?
Always Seek medical advice from your go first if you are ever unsure, It is important to inform your teacher of your condition prior to the class so that they can modify the asanas (poses) to suit your condition!
Do you offer site tour of the studio?
Unfortunatelty no, we run classes during various time and days and are unable to show you through! however if you would like to get a great idea of the ambience of the studio feel free to visit our photo's page on our website link.
Eating before a class
Its advisable to stick to a light meal at least 2 hours before class. If you do get hungry within the last hour before class a piece of fruit or some nuts if ok for you is advisable.
Do you cater for Pregnant women?
Yes, to all of the above. Our Saturday 9.20am & Wed 6:30pm Prenatal class is the only class. We cater from any trimester to full term or overdue students.Çlasses are subject to availability, Always chat with a doctor before starting a new activity & kept your yoga teacher know anything that maybe important for your practice. We understand that you can not predict when you wil become pregnant so if this is accurs and you are in a non parental yoga class during your first trimester we would be happy to move you through to a prenatal class or your welcome to stay in a normal class during your first trimester beyond this time a prenatal yoga class will be offered to you for trimester 2 & 3!
If I am attending a normal yoga class and I become Pregnant what then?
If you are in the early stages of Pregancy and find out while attending our normal classes you are welcome to practice until 12 week along in your first trimester. However the teacher must be informed before your next class and also please let the studio know via email. Your teacher is happy to make slight variations for your practcie during that current term you are booked in for. We will then offer you a spot for the next term in a Prenatal Yoga class to practice in your 2nd & 3rd trimester & wait list you for the next term. Prenatal class on Saturdays
Can I attend casually or trial classes & how much do your classes cost?
As we have limited spaces in each class unfortunately we can not accommodate casual attendance. We also follow class plans and work with a curriculum each term, so we prefer to take students on a learning journey. By seeing the same students in your class weekly it allows us to monitor injuries and monitor progression it's great for our students as well lovely friendships can be formed outside of class. Being a yoga practitioner requires diligent consistent practice (abhyasa) , this ensures you gain the maximum benefits of yoga at the mind, body and soul levels. Classes range from 60 minutes to 75 minutes & fees can range from $20 to $25 on average per class all prepaid per term block! We can send you availability, start dates for our next classes on request please email us direct to express interest!
What if I need to miss a class, or have a date in advance I know I cant attend in the term?
Clients booked into our studio will have access to an ONLINE ABSENTEE/ MAKE UP CLASS PORTAL during the term when registered in our classes, your email address linked to your enrolment will be your login. If you notiify the online system 8 hours at least before the class is due to begin and absentee the class out which then gives you a chance to make up the class during that week or the term, on another time or day that comes up! nice and easy. Subject to availability
Please be aware make up classes are unavailable for Meditaiton class Monday 8pm & Prenatal Yoga & kids yoga
Simple instructions on absenteeing & choosing make up classes are here at this link!
How often should I attend class?
Regular attendance to class is encouraged to get the most benefit from class. This also encourages consistency in the class. Attending once a week, you will observe benefits. If you can enroll in more that is ideal to. In our Montly newsletter we will provide you with handy hints to pratice at home as well. Even if its just for 10 minutes it can help.
What is the minimum age of attending classes in the studio?
We welcome 16 years & up if a student wishes to attend that is 16 or 17 they will be required to be accomapined by a parent or guardian who is also booked into the same class.
Except Kids Yoga classes listed here on this page. link Minimum age is 4 up to 9! A Mummy or Daddy is welcome to attend these classes with there children for support if there little one would like them in the session.
Payments for classes & terms and conditions!
Pre payment for classes are in advance before you begin for term or classes you are offered, we except Visa & MasterCard for payments once a class spot is offered to you for the current or next term! Sales are final. Full terms and conditons here.
Health fund rebates may apply after completion of classes.
Please refer to our page on Health funds to receive further information. Health fund page link.
Thank you for taking the time to read our company policy & Faq sheet
The Team Taylors Hill Natural Therapies & Yoga