Guidance for Participating in Class
Welcome back to class with Yoga with Lucie. I am dedicated to keeping you safe whilst enjoying the incredible benefits of coming to class. I deeply value the role that yoga and wellness plays especially during a pandemic such as COVID-19. This is why I have made staying safe in class an easy and seamless process from the minute you set foot inside the door.
The following guidelines outline the simple protective measures we can all take in attending class. Please read carefully, so you know what is expected of you. What Yoga with Lucie is doing to uphold Government advice on Covid -19? See last page.
I (the participant) will:
Yoga with Lucie Operating Plan
Hygiene measures at venue:
- Mats not to be in circles or face to face – guidance on distancing indoors is 2 metres
- Hand sanitation on entering the building and/or studio room
- Check there are soap, paper towels, hand drier available in the WC areas
- No tea/coffee, shared food area – please bring your own refreshments / water bottles
- Removal of all non-essential equipment
- Studio door handles, toilets, floors cleaned prior to the start of the session. Touch spots like door handles, flush handles to be disinfected between each use.
- Protocol for contact & trace measures if anyone develops symptoms post session
- Protocol for a participant who develops Covid-19 symptoms while in situ:
- No congregating in doorways. Adhering to the 2 metre distance guidelines at all times, as best as possible. Ideally, venues will have one-way systems in place to follow.
- Participants to bring their own sanitised mat and equipment including a mask
- Participants to bring your own hand sanitiser
- Wash hands regularly during the day and avoid touching your face
- Identifying high risk people and ensuring they do not attend class
- Risk assessment check list completed before class starts
- Ensure guidelines and safety measures are adhered to and participants feel safe and relaxed
- Adequate ventilation measures are in place. Opening windows and doors if possible
- Practices such as nadi shodhana (or practices which require touching the face), or kapalabhati, bhastrika and simhasana (using a forceful exhale) as well as chanting, partner asana or physical assists or adjustment will be avoided.
- If anyone develop symptoms of Covid-19 during class, class will end and we will leave the buillding mindfully with good wishes for the person feeling unwell. We will follow Government guidelines on next steps.