New Students


What Should I Wear?

Wear comfortable loose fitting or form fitting stretchy clothing and layers if the class is not heated.

What should I bring to class?

Yoga mats can be rented at our studio for $3, but we recommend you to bring your own mat. Although we have a water/ tea station, we also recommend you to bring your own water bottle, towel and most importantly your open mind.

How early should I arrive?

We suggest you arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled class.

How does the sign-in process work for classes?

The sign-in process can be done online via the website on a computer or via the mobile app, or at the front desk.

I have an injury what should I do?

Receive advice and permission from your physician before attending class and advise your yoga teacher before class on your injury or condition.

Are there changing facilities?

We have three changing rooms and two bathrooms with showers for your convenience.

Street parking, bicycle parking and BART?

All three modes of transportation are a great way to access our studio. We are conveniently located near 12th St. BART and provide bicycle parking in front of the studio. If you’re arriving by car, street parking and the Rotunda Parking Garage are available.

Which classes do you suggest a beginner student take?

We welcome all students advanced and beginners. As a new student, we suggest you check our schedule for a beginner series, a gentle flow class, or a yin class to get started.

Tips for pregnant students?

Please receive clearance from your physician before attending and come to non-heated classes unless you have express permission from your physician to attend heated classes. Also, please advise your teacher before class so they can apply appropriate modifications.

What are the benefits of yoga?

Yoga has a variety of benefits. It provides a clear mind, strong body, self-acceptance, self-knowledge, balance, connection, patience, compassion, and gratitude. Yoga helps us to learn how to respond instead of react via breath work and keeps us awake, alive, and aware.