Guidance for Attending Yoga Therapy Sessions

During the Covid-19 Pandemic

 

Prior to your session

  • Please check for any symptoms relating to covid-19 such as a temperature, loss of sense of taste or smell, a cough, or generally feeling unwell.  Other symptoms related to Covid-19 are:

 

  • Fever or chills (a fever = a temperature of 37.8C or higher)

  • Changes in or loss of taste or smell

  • New persistent cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle, joint or body aches

  • Headache

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhoea

  • Rash

  • Sore eyes

 

Please DO NOT attend the clinic if you or any of your household are presenting with symptoms, and let us know via email or phone, where appropriate an online session may be arranged.

 

Please bring your own yoga mat and equipment for the session.

(Note: You can wash yoga mats in your washing machine and this is advised as frequently as possible).

 

Arriving at the YT centre

  • Upon arrival, please enter at the main entrance at the front of the estate. Walk down to the door at the side of the main entrance staircase, follow the corridor down steps and room 20 is facing the ladies toilets and up the steps. 

  • When you arrive at the clinic, please wash your hands in the sink provided in the WC along the corridor.  After this, please knock on the clinic door and wait for this door to be opened.

  • Use sanitiser gel prior to taking your seat in the therapy room.

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Being welcomed into the YT centre

  • You will be led to a location where you may lay your mat in the designated space.

  • The room will be ventilated at all times.

 

Drinks

  • Please bring your own drinks for the session to reduce the risk of contamination.

 

WCs

  • You can use the WCs along the corridor if needed.  We ask that you please sanitise your hands using the gel provided as you leave the YT Centre room. 

  • Please follow the advised hand washing technique in the WC facilities.  

  • Please then use the gel provided upon return to the YT Centre.

 

Masks

  • If you are comfortable, you may wear a mask or visor throughout the session.

 

Leaving the clinic

  • Please use the gel provided to sanitise your hands at the door on your way out, before leaving the building.

  • To exit the clinic after your session, you will exit via the side entrance. If you are being collected by another please request that they wait at the side entrance (white door) until you exit for your session.

 

Thank you very much for your support during the covid-19 pandemic.

*People described as clinically vulnerable

1.Aged 70 or older (regardless of medical conditions);

2.Under 70 with an underlying health condition listed below (that is, anyone instructed to get a flu jab as an adult each year on medical grounds):

• chronic (long-term) mild to moderate respiratory diseases, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or bronchitis;

• chronic heart disease, such as heart failure;

• chronic kidney disease;

• chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis;

• diabetes;

• chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), or cerebral palsy;

• a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medicines such as steroid tablets;

• being seriously overweight (a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or above);

• pregnant women.