Etiquette and Tips

Hot Yoga Cleveland Tips

  • Arrive at least 10 minutes before class.
  • Bring a large towel to cover your mat and absorb the sweat.
  • If you are a new (or newer student), do not go in the front row of class.
  • Remain silent before, during, and after class.
  • Don't clean your mat in the yoga room after class. 
  • Leave ego in the trunk of your car.
  • Prepare to focus and watch your breath for the entire class.
  • Allow yourself the option of taking breaks during class.
  • Know that there is nothing against which you are competing.
  • Don't push yourself too hard in the few several classes (you have your entire life to practice).
  • Focus on yourself / Do not compare yourself to others (or to how you did yesterday or last year).
  • Listen to your teacher and follow the instructions to the best of your ability.
  • Smile -- it's not so serious!
  • Concentrate -- it's very serious!