Each cubby cube has a removable vinyl liner that will be disinfected after each class.
The cubes were designed to have a minimal surface area for ease of cleaning.
Hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, and tissues are available for everyone, in addition to disinfectant soap in the rest room.
All communal props have been brought back into the studio. Please clean the mat after your class with the disinfecting wipes.
Steps you can take to boost your immune system:
Practice Yoga! Studies have shown that a regular yoga practice helps strengthen the immune system.
Eat Healthy! Our gut compromises almost 70% of our immune system and roughly 80% of plasma cells (mainly immunoglobulin A (IgA)-bearing cells) reside there. Immunity boosting foods and spices:
Yogurt – look for “live and active cultures” on the label
Citris fruits – get your vitamin C!
Red bell peppers – twice as much vitamin C as citrus, ounce for ounce, and also rich in beta-carotene
Broccoli – cook as little as possible to retain nutrients
Spinach – raw or lightly cooked
Poultry for Vitamin B-6
Mushrooms – for vitamin D ( the only completely plant-based source of vitamin D)
Get some Sunshine and make your own Vitamin D! 8-15 minutes a day of sunshine on your skin is suggested, so take a nice walk after lunch now that it’s warming outside! Vitamin D from sunlight is believed to circulate in the body twice as long as that derived from food or supplements. Vitamin D is necessary to modulate the immune system response.
De-stress! Stress has a negative impact on the immune system, so anything you can do to reduce your stress levels will help. Whether it’s yoga, taking a walk, a long warm bath, reading a good book, or calling an old friend that you haven’t heard from in a while, anything you can do to lower your stress level will be a positive for your immune system.
STAY HYDRATED! Drink plenty of water, and moderate use of alcohol.
GET PLENTY of GOOD SLEEP! If you haven’t already, cultivate good sleep habits. Aim for 7-8 hours per night to keep your immune system at its peak!
If you do get sick:
Stay home – please don’t spread it.
You need to rest, so exercise is out, but there is a yoga pose that can help with fever: Sitting in Sukhasana (Easy Pose), as pictured on this page, with the backs or sides of the hands resting on the knees, thumb and index finger touching, and breathing through a U-shaped tongue for a minimum of three minutes will help reduce a temperature.