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Frequently Asked Questions About Island Yoga

If you have questions about the classes available, when we are open, or whether or not you should register for a class due to age or injury, we encourage you to reach out to us. For those still shy about learning about our processes and programs, we have included these frequently asked questions.

Q: What are you doing in response to the COVID-19 situation?

We are a COVID conscious studio! We pride ourselves on small class sizes, and as a result, pre-registration for all classes is REQUIRED.

Because we are capping classes to 10 attendees of less to ensure appropriate distancing requirements, if you register for a class and either late cancel less than two hours before the day of a session or no show, you may be charged for the full amount of the session.

We are following all CDC guidelines regarding appropriate distancing, cleaning all high-touch surface areas, and steam cleaning the floors between all sessions.

We ask that you refrain from attending class if you have a cough, upper respiratory distress or flulike symptoms.

Please wear a mask to enter the studio space, but feel free to remove it once you are settled onto your mat, at a socially appropriate distance from your neighbors.

Effective July 2020, temperatures will be taken before entering the studio space, pre-registration is required for contact-less attendance purposes, and hand sanitizer is available all throughout the studio.

While we have mats and props available, we strongly encourage you to bring your own mat, towels, blocks, and other props.

Q: When are you open?

Due to COVID-19, we open about 10 minutes before each class begins. Please wear a mask to enter the studio space, but feel free to remove it once you are settled onto your mat, at a socially appropriate distance from your neighbors.

To see our most current (including holiday) schedule, please visit our schedule page. This page is also the best way to find out about special classes, awesome workshops, events, and pop-up classes not seen on our paper schedule!

Q: Do you have mat rentals?

While we have mats and props available, we strongly encourage you to bring your own mat, towels, blocks, and other props.

Mat rentals are available at Island Yoga for only $3. We also have plenty of other props and tools for you to use, and guidance is provided on their suggested usage, regardless of skill level.

Q: What are your yoga class and workshop rates?

Drop-in classes are $25 (excludes workshops and specialty classes, including Yin-storative with Thai Yoga Massage for dates listed on the schedule). We offer a variety of pricing options you can find here. There are also class passes for either 10 or 20 classes. They do not expire, and you can share and gift them with friends and family!

Q: What methods of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, credit cards, and checks when you are paying for your class. Please pre-register for class online or via text at 803-420-2829 as we are capping class sizes as a result of COVID-19. We strongly encourage contactless payment prior to attending class. Because we are capping classes to 10 attendees of less to ensure appropriate distancing requirements, if you register for a class and either late cancel less than two hours before the day of a session or no show, you may be charged for the full amount of the session.

Q: Can I just drop into a class?

Please pre-register for class online or via text at 803-420-2829 as we are capping class sizes as a result of COVID-19. Because we are capping classes to 10 attendees of less to ensure appropriate distancing requirements, if you register for a class and either late cancel less than two hours before the day of a session or no show, you may be charged for the full amount of the session.

We strongly encourage contactless payment prior to attending class.

Q: Do you offer heated classes?

We want everyone to feel welcome, so we have opted out of offering heated classes. All rooms are kept at comfortable, non-hot temperatures to allow anyone who wants to participate the chance to relax, reset, and restore at Island Yoga.

Q: Am I too old for yoga?

There is no age limit when considering our alignment-based, mindful offerings at Island Yoga. Our community is built on being inclusive and helping each other on our personal restoration journeys. Wherever you are is exactly where you are supposed to be, and every body and every day is a little different. Classes in our studio are designed to allow any skill level or age the opportunity to take yoga and gain all its incredible benefits. They call yoga a “practice” and not a “perfect” for good reason.

Q: I am a beginner! Which class is best for me?

Almost every yoga class we have available is accessible to students of varying experience levels, from first-time practitioner to seasoned yogi. Our teachers are more focused on mindful movements and alignment, not difficult or competitive poses. Rather than approaching yoga and mindful movement as a “workout,” our mission is to create a whole-body, holistic approach to wellness and feeling your absolute best.

We are incredibly well-equipped with yoga props and the best teachers on the island. All of our instructors are very familiar with injuries and conditions to help you feel awesome and find your Zen.

Q: What style of yoga should I start with, and what will I need to bring?

Most all our classes are available to beginners, including injured and senior bodies. Try not to get fixated on individual teachers and styles. Simply show up with an open heart, comfy clothes, and a positive attitude.

While we have mats and props available, we strongly encourage you to bring your own mat, towels, blocks, and other props.

Q: Am I too injured for yoga?

Many students come here to rehabilitate from an injury or assist with a variety of conditions. Even so, we are NOT medical professionals, so please consult your physician to see if yoga is right for you before registering for our classes.

Q: Do you offer private yoga lessons?

We do offer private sessions in-studio, on the beach, or at your choice of in-home or other venue location. You can text Crystal at 803-420-2829 to book a session. Treat yourself to a beach yoga session on beautiful Hilton Head Island, PERFECT for a girls’ weekend trip, bachelorette party event, pre-wedding relaxation, or family fun activity!

Q: How can I buy a gift certificate or book a Thai massage/private session/beach yoga session?

To purchase a gift card in any amount, good for all our classes at the studio, the location of your choice or at the beach, Zum merchandise or Thai massage, please visit the link, below:

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=804308&stype=42

Reach Out to Island Yoga for More Information

If you still have questions about our classes, workshops, and more, please feel free to stop by the studio. We are open seven days a week twenty minutes before class starts to be as available as possible for students and potential students. Please feel free to call or text Crystal at 803-420-2829, and she will be happy to get you the info you need or to schedule an in-person appointment.

Rent the Studio

Our beautiful space can be used for retreat venues, private events and sessions of your own! To learn more, please reach out to Crystal at 803-420-2829.

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