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FAQs

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Do I need to book?

Bookings are always recommended to avoid disappointment (particularly when the studio is required to operate at limited capacity to comply with Covid guidelines) but walk-ins are welcome too.

How do I book a class?

On our website, view the timetable page and find the class you wish to book.  Once you click the BOOK button, you'll be directed to create a Mindbody account (or log in if you already have one) where you can purchase a new pass (or view existing passes).  We recommend downloading the free Mindbody app on your phone or tablet to manage classes.  Once you have the app, simply search for 'Hark Yoga' and add the studio as a favourite by clicking the heart icon to save you searching next time.

How do I cancel a class?

Classes may be cancelled up to 3hrs before the class start time without incurring a penalty.  Please cancel your class via the Mindbody app or by selecting MY ACCOUNT on the website timetable page.  A class will be deducted for pass holders who late cancel or fail to turn up to a class.  Intro Pass holders and Flexi Members may be charged a late cancellation/no show fee.  Please note that we do not accept cancellations over the phone, email or social media.

What happens if a class is full?

Classes showing WAITLIST are currently full but give you the option to waitlist in case of a cancellation.  The class status will change to BOOKED if your waitlist is confirmed.  If you would like to receive a text and/or email notification when waitlists are confirmed please email the studio so we can update this setting for you.

 

Is the studio Covid safe?

Rest assured, we are always following, and complying with, the most current Covid-19 guidelines provided by the government health authorities.  Please click HERE for further information on how we can keep the studio a safe and healthy place for everyone to enjoy.  

 

What do I need to know before I arrive at the studio?

Try and arrive 10-15mins before class to allow time to find a park (it can get busy!), put your things away (remember to turn off your phone) and get yourself settled.  Please ensure you're properly hydrated and ideally refrain from eating anything heavy for at least 2hrs prior to class.

What classes do you offer?

Please read the Styles page for information on the variety of classes on offer.  If you’re still unsure what class may be right for you, please contact us to have a chat.

 

Can I come if I've never practiced yoga before?

Absolutely! All classes are suitable for all levels of (in)experience – it really doesn’t matter if you’re brand new to yoga or have been practicing for years. Remember that everyone in the room was a beginner at some point! 

 

Can I come if I can't touch my toes?

We love the saying ‘Yoga isn’t about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down’. It’s a common misconception that you need to be flexible to do yoga and we’re here to debunk that!  Teachers will offer variations to suit all body types, over time building strength and improving flexibility. 

 

Can I practice if I have had/have an injury?

We highly recommend first seeking professional medical advice to ensure you’re ok to practice.  You’ll then just need to let the teacher know so they can offer you appropriate adjustments and modifications to suit your needs. 

Can I practice if I'm pregnant?

Please check with your medical practitioner first to ensure you’re ok to practice.  Then let the teacher know where you’re at in your pregnancy so they can offer modifications to suit your needs. 

Am I too young or too old to practice yoga?

You are never too old to practice yoga!  To protect young bodies that are still developing and growing you must be at least 16 years of age to practice FLOW and YIN classes, however younger students are welcome to attend the BODY & MIND and YOGA NIDRA classes as long as they are accompanied by a responsible adult.  

 

How long are the classes?

All classes are 60mins except for Yoga Nidra which is 45mins long.

What do I wear?

Wear light, comfortable, activewear that you are able to stretch and move in.  To avoid slipping, please don’t wear socks.

 

What do I have to bring with me?

All you need is a drink bottle and towel (can also be hired). Mats and props are available for you to borrow.  Please note that if you are borrowing a bolster, you must either bring or hire a towel. 

What facilities does the studio have?

Aside from the beautiful, purpose built studio, there are bathrooms, changing areas and a shower - perfect for those wanting to squeeze in a practice before or during work.

 

Is there parking?

There is plenty of street parking in the area and limited bays available in front of the studio.  Ferntree Gully train station and various bus stops are all located within walking distance.

 

How do I get started?

We recommend purchasing an Intro Pass, this is a great value way to check out the different teachers and class styles.  All purchases can be made here, or just come into the studio when you’re ready to practice and we’ll set you up.