WELCOME TO OUR NURTURING YOGA COMMUNITY!
To preserve our yoga studio’s integrity and keep each other safe, here are a few house rules:
Be on Time
- Remember to sign up for your class at the latest- 30 minutes prior to class start time. There are only 20 spaces available for in studio practice and we want to save a spot for you!
- Please arrive approximately 10-15 minutes prior to class. We don’t want to disrupt the flow once class has started.
- Please let your teacher know if you have limitations or injuries.
- If you arrive late for class, please wait in the lobby while the instructor is centering the students. You may join class and roll out your mat once the students move into the physical portion of the class.
- Please remove shoes prior to entering the studio classroom, placing them in our lobby cubbies.
- Students are encouraged to bring in as little as possible with them. EVOLVE Yoga has limited storage. Students may bring small valuables into the yoga studio such as keys, wallets, phones, etc. (Phones must be off or on silent). Items may stay with you in your designated space or be placed in our cubbies in the lobby.
- Place your mat with the gold circle marker as your top/midline placement so each student has space.
- Embrace the Quiet. Try to limit conversation inside the yoga room as students center themselves prior to class.
- We encourage you to bring your own yoga mats and props. However, yoga bolsters, straps, blocks or other yoga props are available for use at EVOLVE.
- Yoga mats are available for rent in the studio. ($2 per class)
At the End
- At the close of the class, please replace all props to the place and presentation in which you found them.
- Wipe down studio rental mats prior to putting away, cleaner is provided.
For Your Health & Wellness
- Hand sanitizer stations will be available at the yoga studio and is recommended for you to use upon entering the yoga classroom and upon leaving.
- If you are feeling sick, have difficulty breathing, body aches, chills, fever, flu like symptoms, sneezing, coughing or experiencing new loss of taste and/or smell, you will not be allowed to take class. Please stay home and rest! *
*If you have concerns about exposure or experience signs of illness, please contact your doctor. It is important for all of us to remain vigilant about our own health & wellness, and to be thoughtful of others around us. Here is a link from Connecticut Department of Public Health.
- Wear comfortable clothing.
- Please refrain from chewing gum or wearing perfume.
- Since the practice is physical, it is best to practice on an empty belly. Meals should be consumed at least 2 hours prior to class; snacks at least 1 hour.
- No food or open containers are allowed in the main practice studio, but we encourage students to bring their own reusable water bottle which they may fill at the studio.
- Restrooms are available that may be used as a changing space.
- We offer discounted rates (10%) to the following groups: Students with valid ID, Military, Veterans, and Senior citizens. These discounted rates apply to drop ins, class passes, and unlimited months, however EXCLUDE our First time Unlimited Month Introductory offer.
For our other studio policies read below:
- New Students are required to sign a waiver prior to participate in their first class, arrive a few minutes early, or create a MindBody account with us and electronically agreeing to the Release and Liability Waiver.
- Any yoga student under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian’s signature on the Release and Liability Waiver.
All single classes, class passes and monthly unlimited membership purchases are final and cannot be refunded, transferred or exchanged for cash or credit.
Young Student Policy
Any student under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian’s signature on the waiver.
Our classes are designed for students 15 years of age and older. Students under 15 years of age may attend classes when a parent or guardian is in attendance for the same class providing they want to attend the class and participate. Any exceptions to these policies must be addressed with management prior to class.
** Minors may not sit in the lobby area while the parent or guardian takes a class.**
Class Passes (5 and 10)
- All single classes and class pass purchases are final and cannot be refunded, transferred or exchanged for cash or credit.
- 5 Class Passes expire 2 months from the date of purchase and 10 Class Passes expire 4 months from the date of purchase, which is the date of activation. There are no extensions or holds on class passes. Any unused classes will be forfeited as of the pass expiration date.
Unlimited Membership Plans
- There are no refunds or exchanges for monthly unlimited membership plans. Monthly unlimited plans are not transferable.
- A one time First Unlimited Month is offered for a discounted rate and will only be available to those students new to EVOLVE yoga.
- Your purchase of a monthly unlimited membership plan establishes a contract between you and EVOLVE. By purchasing one of the auto-pay unlimited monthly plans, you are agreeing to the following terms:
- Monthly membership dues are paid by automatic ACH payment (checking/savings/credit card account draft). By providing your checking/savings/credit card account you allow EVOLVE to automatically withdraw membership dues in full.Memberships 5 days past due will be suspended and that member will not be allowed to participate in classes. Reinstatement requires payment of dues owed.You may cancel a monthly unlimited plan by providing at least 30 days’ notice in person or in writing. Please remember partial months are not permitted. If a member cancels on or after the 2nd of any month, then a payment will still be due the following month on the 1st.Memberships may be frozen for one cycle (for a maximum of 3 consecutive months) during a 12-month time period. Members need to notify EVOLVE at least 30 days in advance of the desired freeze in person or in writing. Please remember partial month freezes are not permitted. If the request is made or received after the 2nd of any month, then a freeze will not go into effect until the following month on the 1st.
- Should the studio become unavailable for more than 15 consecutive days (not including Sundays) for any reason including acts of nature, then you may elect to cancel your membership effective the following 1st of the month.
- Unlimited Memberships cannot be shared.
FREE Community Classes
- Classes that are posted as FREE Community Classes do not count against class passes.
Reservations, Attendance and Cancellations
- Pre-registration is required as class sizes are limited and may be full upon arrival and entry will not be permitted.
- If you are not able to keep your reservation, please cancel your class at least 90 minutes before class time to unreserve your spot.
- A “No Show” without cancelation will be deducted from any class pass.
- Yoga students may use the facilities only during scheduled classes and sessions.
- EVOLVE may close its studio for seminars, certifications, maintenance, selected holidays and other hours as determined by EVOLVE.
- EVOLVE is committed to the health, safety and welfare of each of its yoga students and staff and will not tolerate unreasonable, threatening, obscene, harassing, indecent or illegal behavior. EVOLVE has the right to judge behavior and respond accordingly. This right includes, but is not limited to, termination of membership and/or cancelation of class pass without refund of any member engaging in unacceptable behavior.
- Yoga students who do not observe EVOLVE rules and regulations or who abuse equipment in any fashion will be asked to leave. The management reserves the right to terminate membership or class passes of anyone who refuses to observe any of EVOLVE’s rules or regulations. Not all rules and regulations are listed in these policies. EVOLVE reserves the right to add, change or remove rules, conditions of membership, opening and closing hours, and all services, classes, programs, workshops and sessions offered by EVOLVE.
- EVOLVE and its teachers encourage modification and tending to your body’s personal needs. However, if you defer from the provided sequences in excess, it becomes a distraction to your teacher and other practitioners. If this is an issue, please reconsider the classes you take with us. Read class descriptions carefully so that you are aware of what is expected and will be prepared to follow instructions.
Specials and Gift Certificates
- Any specials or discounts may not be combined.
- A “New Student” is anyone who has never attended a class at EVOLVE before.
- EVOLVE is not responsible for lost gift certificates or coupons.
- All gift certificates and coupons must be brought into (and surrendered upon redemption) EVOLVE for redemption. Gift certificates cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash or account credit.
- All gift certificate sales are final.
- Redemption of gift certificates is limited to EVOLVE Yoga Wellness Nutrition LLC. from which it was purchased.
Workshop Cancellation and Refund Policy
If you sign up and pay for a workshop and are unable to attend please contact us to cancel at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of the workshop. If your request for cancellation is received within the 48 hour period you can get a refund, or you can get a full refund credited to your EVOLVE Yoga Studio account (this credit can be used toward any purchase).
If we receive your cancellation request less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled workshop a refund will not be possible. Cancellation requests must be made by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 860.799.6105.
Absence to a workshop is non-refundable. If you cancel on the day of the workshop or after it has taken place, a refund or credit will not be possible.
Workshops could occasionally be cancelled by the studio if there’s insufficient interest, or if a teacher has an emergency. If the workshop is cancelled you will be notified by email as soon as possible, and you will receive a full refund or full credit toward your EVOLVE Yoga Studio account if you choose.
Your privacy is very important to us. Any personal information you choose to give us will only be used to help us provide you with the highest quality services, products, and support.
We will never share your personal or financial information with any other party. We do not share bank or credit card information with any outside parties.