The expert in anything was once a beginner. At Upstate Yoga there are no expectations and no prerequisites. You don’t need to able to touch your toes or balance on one leg. We welcome beginners with open arms and will guide you through the practice step by step. We’ll encourage you to rest when needed and teach you to listen to your body. Each day is a new day and a new opportunity on the mat for each yogi.
Hydration is key. Remember to drink lots of water prior to and after your class.
We encourage our new clients to arrive 15 minutes before class. We want to help you settle in and show you around before you begin your class.
WHAT TO BRING
You’ll need a yoga mat, large towel and a bottle of water for your practice. If you forget, no stress, we’ve got you covered. Both mat and towel hire is $2. There is filtered water is available or bottled water to purchase.
WHAT TO WEAR
Let’s face it. You’re going to sweat. It’s the best part. Make sure you wear comfortable and light clothing. Ladies can wear shorts or tights with a tank top or crop. Guys, shorts and a singlet.
You don’t need to book your class at Upstate Yoga but you can do so online if you like. Come along, be prepared and get ready for an empowering session on the mat.
ENJOY THE FACILITIES
Enjoy our spacious change rooms with toilets, showers, hair dryers and everything else you need pre and post class. We’ve also got lockers for your personal belongings.
WHAT IF YOU HAVE AN INJURY
No worries. Before each class your teacher will ask if anyone has any injuries or if you like tell us before you get in there. Yoga is incredibly therapeutic and a great way to speed up the healing process. We’ll ensure you practice safely.
STIFF, INFLEXIBLE AND OUT OF SHAPE
Yoga is the perfect opportunity to get in shape, loosen up and increase your flexibility. Regular and consistent practice will help you achieve any goal you have whether it be physical or mental. Yoga can be amazingly transformational for both the body and the mind.