Sanctuary Phase 3
Now offering several Vaccinated Only In-Studio Yoga & Barre Classes
Please read below to learn about how we're keeping our studio a safe Sanctuary for all
Updated In Person Studio Class Protocols!
The end is in sight! Whitman County is back in Phase 3 and we have new CDC guidance that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without masks and social distancing. Still caution is necessary but we are now offering a variety of Vaccinated Only classes at the studio where patrons can remove their masks while practicing (on their yoga mat or at their space at the Barre). All our existing COVID safety protocols remain in effect (for example no rental mats or towels, no shared props, limited locker room facilities …) See details below on how we will execute our vaccinated only class experiences.
Is this an all or nothing thing?
YES – Washington State Guidelines require that everyone mask up. If even one person has not been fully vaccinated, everyone must wear their mask. So we will also continue to offer some classes where masks are required at all times for all participants.
Which Classes are being offered in “Vaccinated Only” format?
All Hot Power, Hot Barre, Hot Vinyasa, Hot Fusion & Regular Barre with Edwina
When are “Vaccinated Only” Classes?
ALL 5:45am classes
All classes on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays
Monday 5:30pm, Friday 4:00pm & Sunday 5:00pm Hot Power classes
Saturday & Sunday 9:30am Hot Fusion
How are you verifying this?
Bring your vaccination card to class and we will make a note in your mind body profile. If you’re not carrying it with you, showing us a photo is also fine. Or email us at
Does this mean no masks are required around the studio?
NO, COVID is still out there. So PLEASE WEAR MASKS AROUND THE STUDIO. Remove them only when you’re on your mat or at your place at the barre in a vaccinated only class. We will continue to socially distance our class spacing and limit capacity as an added precaution.
BEFORE CLASS – COME PREPARED
Masks: We are all about health and wellness and take your safety very seriously. We want our community to be able to enjoy this Sanctuary so please work with us on this. If you do not have a mask, they can either purchased on site or visit another time.
Props and Gear: All students are required to bring their own yoga gear. This includes mats, towels, straps and blocks. If you are without gear, we have everything for purchase. Please bring your own hand towel or rag to clean your mat after class. If you do not have a hand towel, we will supply paper towels. No rental mats or towels are available at this time.
Pre-registration: Registering in advance limits congestion at the front desk and facilitates contact tracing. This can easily be accomplished via Mind Body or calling the studio. If the class is full, you will be put on a waiting list and notified if spots open up.
No Show Policy: While we are limiting class capacities, we will enact a new no show policy. Students who pre-register for class are asked to cancel their registration at least 2 hours before class starts to enable those on the waiting list to attend. If you do not cancel in advance, a $5 no show fee will be assessed. Please be diligent when you reserve a spot in class. If you are running late just give us a call.
ENTERING THE STUDIO
Social Distancing: While in the lobby, please maintain a 6 ft. separation with others.
Hand Sanitizing: Students and staff are required to sanitize and/or wash their hands when they first arrive at the studio and after each class. If you don’t have your own hand sanitizer it will be provided at multiple locations throughout the studio.
Credit/Debit Cards: We do not accept cash for sanitary purposes. Please save your card details in your Mind Body customer profile to eliminate the need to bring it to the studio. Be sure to include your full name, billing address, expiration date and Security code on back. Any cards not already on file will be entered into the system by our staff. You will NOT asked to hand your card to staff so long as we can see the numbers on it.
Hot Room & Studio Access: Students will have access to the hot room and barre studios no more than 15 minutes before class begins. This give our staff time to disinfect the studios in between classes.
Entering Class Please do not congregate outside studio entrances. Everyone will have ample time to settle in. Please do not leave any items on the benches outside the studios. There will be plenty of space near your mat for your belongings (ALL phones set to Silent/ Do Not Disturb). Shoes must be left underneath the benches outside the studios. Individualized storage cubbies are also available within the locker rooms.
Mat Placement: Candles along the front and back walls define each “spot” in the hot room.. Please center your mat underneath the candle to ensure you are at least 6 feet apart from your neighbor. The rows are staggered for view into the front mirror.
Adjustments: There will be no physical adjustments from instructors.
Mat Cleaning: Please clean your mat at home. Mat cleaner and shared towels will no longer be provided.
Mat Storage: We ask members to bring their mats home. Shared member mat storage area will be closed for the time being.
Existing Class: Instructors will ask you to stagger your exits. Those closest to the door exiting first. Please work with us to ensure everyone has the time and space they need.
Locker Rooms: are open for restroom facilities, but we ask that you shower at home.
We realize that many of these new policies are inconvenient, but we all must be vigilant to maintain a clean and healthy environment for everyone who enters our sanctuary.
Thank you so much for your continued loyalty. We ask for your patience while we adapt to changing conditions. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions.
Your Sanctuary Team