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Frequently Asked Questions

Corporate Classes

How much space do I need to run a corporate yoga class at my workplace?


Each person needs a space slightly larger than their yoga mat, perhaps 6-8 feet by 3 feet.




Are your classes suitable for beginners?


Yes. Even absolute beginners can participate in our classes. You do not have to have any experience with yoga or meditation to come to class. All students are given the opportunity to build a strong foundation in yoga and meditation or expand upon their existing practice. Our classes are focused on creating space in the body to release the tension built up from work-related stress.




What do students need?


Each student will need

  • a yoga mat
  • a hand towel (optional)
  • a yoga strap (optional)
  • a yoga block (optional)
  • an open mind




What days and times do you have available for a corporate yoga class?


You choose the day and time that you would like to have a class each week, or twice a week, and we will set you up with one of our certified instructors. Typically companies choose morning, lunch, or at the end of the work day for their sessions.




If we have a class scheduled, do we have the option to cancel it if something comes up?


Yes. We understand that sometimes rooms get booked for meetings or other events come up at the last minute, making it impossible to have a class that day. We only ask that you give 24 hours notice to move, reschedule or cancel any class. Otherwise we may charge you for the class.




Where can companies hold a yoga class?


Classes can be held in any quiet, open space. Some examples of spaces corporate yoga classes can be held are

  • An open office
  • An open atrium or outdoors area
  • A conference room
  • A partnered gym facility (if your company wants yoga outside the office)




Do you teach at corporate events?


Yes we do. Let us teach a class at your next corporate event!




I'm out of shape and not flexible, are private yoga sessions suitable for me?


Yoga is for everyone. Private sessions are the best way for a beginner to learn yoga. From the first session you will get tailored instruction and feel confident to practice at home supported by a recording of our class to reinforce your learning. Flexibility is not a prerequisite for participation in yoga. It is however, a natural outcome of stretching. So, think of yoga as an opportunity to improve flexibility in a supportive environment where others are trying to do the same thing.




Who can take a class?


The yoga classes are suitable for those at a good general fitness level, however all yoga levels are suitable. If the student has any physical condition that requires individual attention and special instruction, they must seek medical advice before commencing the classes. Our teachers have a calm, gentle approach to teaching yoga as safety is our first priorities. Classes are focused on teaching mindfulness of the body through the use of the breath to help learn how to calm the mind and create space in the body.




What is Workplace Yoga?


Workplace Yoga is the skillful adaptation of the practices of yoga to achieve desired results in a workplace setting. It utilizes a flexible array of stretching, breathing, and concentration exercises to:

  • Reduce pain and stress
  • Increase clarity and confidence
  • Improve posture and productivity




Who is it for?


Workplace Yoga is intended for everyone. Classes are tailored to meet the needs, limitations, and goals of your organization and team and the work-related stress that comes from either sitting or standing for long periods of time.





Private Classes

Where can I have a private yoga session?


Private yoga can be held at in your office, our private studio, an agreed upon location. T A yoga space should be clean, quiet, free from distractions, and should be large enough to accommodate your own yoga mat and that of the teacher's. Contact us for more information.




What do I need to have a private session?


Besides the appropriate space, you will need to have your own yoga mat. Most of our instructors have their own props, such as bolsters, blocks, etc., so unless you prefer to bring your personal yoga accessories, you will not need to supply any props.




What does a private yoga session consist of?


Our private yoga sessions are tailored to fit your individual needs, level, physical ability and goals. Most classes begin with meditation and centering, then move into asanas (postures) and breathing exercises, then finish with Savasana (Relaxation), where you lie on your mat and relax. Students recieve personalized attention on technqiue and form ensuring the safest, mindful progression of their practice.




How long is a typical private yoga class?


Typically 60 minutes. 90 minutes are availabel upon request.




I'm out of shape and not flexible, are private yoga sessions suitable for me?


Yoga is for everyone. Private sessions are the best way for a beginner to learn yoga. From the first session you will get tailored instruction and feel confident to practice at home supported by a recording of our class to reinforce your learning.




I have never done Yoga before. Can I have a private yoga lesson?


Private Yoga classes are the best way to start learning Yoga if you are a beginner. You will receive personalised tuition tailored specifically to your needs. Individualised tuition will ensure that you quickly master the basics of Yoga: breathing and good alignment.




I have an injury or disability. Can you adapt to my needs?


Yoga is for everyone. We specialise in adapting the Yoga practice to meet your unique needs. If you have an injury or a disability we will work with you, and with your doctor if necessary, to develop a fun and enjoyable Yoga practice that is suitable for you. Please consult your physician first before engaging in any yoga classes.




I am pregnant/recently gave birth – is Yoga safe for me?


Pregnancy is a special time for your body. We recommend that, unless you have been practicing Yoga regularly for five years, you should seek out a specialist pregnancy Yoga teacher. You can start Yoga practice six months after you have given birth. This gives your body time to heal after the birth.





Balance By Breath, LLC

Yoga | Meditation | Wellness

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA