FREEBIRD YOGA COVID PROTOCOL

Freebird Yoga Studio’s Covid-19 Policy and Procedures: 

The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and we ask for your assistance in keeping yourself and others safe and healthy during these unprecedented times and in dealing with Covid-19. Freebird Yoga Studio is taking steps to protect our community while continuing to provide a safe and healthy yoga environment to our beloved yoga community.
We believe yoga is a safe and wonderful way to stay healthy. We hope that you will continue your yoga practice with us, keeping our yoga community thriving and strong.
  

STAY HOME

If you exhibit flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties or a rise in temperature, please stay home! Keep our community safe. Instructors will be screened and monitored daily.  

SURFACES 

Our efforts to keep our studio germ free include cleaning and sanitizing counter tops, door handles, bathroom fixtures, yoga floors, and often-touched areas every day. We are implementing a strict cleaning procedure and will be cleaning/sanitizing all touch surfaces after each class and allowing more time between classes for this procedure. 

SANITIZATION 

We will provide hand sanitizer at the front desk and in bathrooms. Sanitizing spray and UV ray will be used on hammocks after aerial yoga classes. Aerial hammocks are also available for purchase if you would like to bring your own. We ask that you wash your hands or sanitize before and after class. 

BELONGINGS & PROPS 

Please bring as few personal belongings with you as possible. Lock valuables in your trunk. When you enter the studio, take off your shoes and place them near your mat limiting the amount of services being touched. All community props are off limits until further notice. Students are required to bring their own props with them. The one exception is restorative yoga, which takes place once a week, props will be organized and placed out in a manner that limits exposure. Students will receive their class props and once class is done students will deposit props into our sanitizing and laundering bins for cleaning.  We offer a safe prop rental program. If interested email:   

WATER 

We ask that you bring your own water bottle with water. Our water fountain will be off limits until further notice. Bottled water that can be purchased. 

REGISTRATION 

Students are REQUIRED to sign up for class via Acuity Scheduler prior to arriving at the studio. If you prefer to live-stream from home, make sure you sign up for the class marked “LIVE-STREAM”. All Payments are to be processed online through Acuity Scheduler prior to arriving. This is to protect the students as well as the staff when processing check in. No “walk ins” will be permitted. Space will be limited. Owner contact: contact@freebird-yoga.com or call 530-588-3757

SIZE OF CLASSES 

Maximum capacity for in-studio classes will be 8 students. Maximum capacity for patio-yoga classes will be 11. In-studio or patio-yoga will have mat placements marked so students can easy set up while maintain physical distancing. If you register for the class and then cannot make it, please go back in and cancel at least 24 hours before class. Any no shows or last minute cancellations will be charged for their class. (Students with Unlimited packages will be charged $15 for any no shows).

PPE 

Masks are required to enter In-studio or patio-yoga classes. Once on your mat, you may remove your mask for the class in order to prevent lack of oxygen or hyperventilation. Once class is over, we ask that you return to wearing your mask while you exit. Instructors will wear masks and take them off on their mats. 

PLACEMENT OF MATS 

Safe distancing practices are in order. Our floor is marked off to ensure that mats are 6 feet apart on all sides where there is another student. Students will line up the upper right corner of their mat with the L shape tape.  

CLASS PROTOCOLS 

Please be mindful and practice safe physical distancing. Do not invade someone’s space. When you enter the studio go directly to your mat, unless you need specific assistance, and teachers will take roll call using their phones to check students in. Aerial Yoga classes will be limited to 8 students. There will be no hands on adjustments from any instructor and instructors will stay on their mats for the duration of the class. Live-stream classes will be offered. Camera will be aimed at instructor only or first two students in front row if they choose. There will be a separate class link in Acuity Scheduler for the live-stream class. You will sign up same way and receive the link the same way.  

BATHROOMS

We recommend using the bathroom at your home/work before you come to the studio. Bathrooms will be open and maintained but use them at your own risk and help us in making this space as touch free and safe as possible.  

LOST/LEFT BEHIND ARTICLES 

Freebird Yoga Studio is not responsible for any personal items left behind at the studio.  

REFUND POLICY 

All sales are final. 

LIABILITY WAIVER 

All students must sign electronically the NEW LIABILITY WAIVER POLICY via Acuity Scheduler or in studio. It will be required on Acuity when you sign in for a class.

 

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Freebird Yoga

243 W. 9th St.

Chico, CA 95928

530-588-3757

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