FAQ’s

 

I'm totally new to Yoga - what class should I come to?

We recommend that those totally new to Yoga attend one of our 5 week Beginners Courses, as it provides the perfect foundation for your practice. Please see here for more information and upcoming dates. If this course isn’t possible for you, come along a few minutes early to any Open Level or Level 1 class and let our teacher know you are new to Yoga.

 

Do I need to bring a mat?

We have plenty of mats the rental of which is included in your class pass! However if you prefer to bring your own of course please do so.

 

I have some experience but haven't practised in a while...what classes are best for me?

Open level and Level 1 classes are the perfect reintroduction to the practice.

 

I’ve been practicing for at least a few months - what classes are best for me?

It might be time to try out a Level 1/2  or Level 2 class. Open level classes will also cater to your needs.

 

I’m an experienced practitioner - what classes are best for me?

A Level 1/2,  2 or 2/3 class would be perfect for you. Open level classes will also cater to your needs.

 

Do you offer private yoga Classes?

Yes we do - see here for more information.

 

Do you offer Workplace or Office yoga Classes?

Yes we do - see here for more information.

 

What if I’m late?

We ask that you please try your best to arrive at least 5 minutes ahead of your class start time to settle in. Our downstairs door closes about 2 minutes before class time so our teacher  there will be no admittance after this point.

 

I’m recovering from an injury - can I attend classes?

If you are recovering from an injury, please make sure that you have your doctor’s/physio’s permission to practice yoga. We also ask that you email hello@yogakitchen.ie with the specifics of your injury so that we can guide you in the right direction. Sometimes private yoga classes may be of more benefit than public classes right away - you can find more information on our private offerings here.

 

I’m pregnant, what classes are suitable for me?

The most suitable class for Pregnancy is our Prenatal Yoga 5 Week Course on Thursday mornings at 10.30am. You can find out about upcoming dates here.

In order for us to support you fully both in your yoga practice and in your prenatal journey, it is not possible for us to accommodate pregnant students in our regular classes, unless the teacher of that class has specifically trained in Prenatal Yoga. Please email hello@yogakitchen.ie to enquire, and we will let you know what drop in classes may be suitable for you.

 

Are there showering and changing facilities?

Unfortunately we do not have the space for shower and changing  facilities at the moment. However there is of course a bathroom in which you can change.

 

Where do I leave my personal belongings?

Please leave your shoes, coat and bag in the area provided just outside the studio door. Bring any valuables into the studio with you. Please remember to turn off mobile phones, or put them on flight mode.

 

What should I wear?

Wear something that you feel comfortable moving and stretching in. Our flow classes tend to get nice and warm, but it’s always nice to have a jumper and socks for relaxation at the end of class, or for Yin classes that don’t involve as much movement.

 

Cancellation Policy

Classes: If you can’t make a class, we ask that you please cancel on the app as soon as possible so that our teacher knows not to expect you, and we can make room for another student.

Workshops: We require written cancellation notice of 2 days for Workshops. If you cancel before this, your workshop credit will be added back to your Mindbody account for future use. If you cancel within 2 days of the workshop you will lose your credit as if you attended.

 

How big are Your classes?

We are a cosy little space, and accommodate a maximum of 14 people per class. For some more intimate classes, the maximum number may be lowered to 10. Please ensure you book ahead for all classes to secure your space.

 

Where Exactly are you located?

We are just upstairs in Two Pups Coffee on Francis St, Dublin 8. Here is a map If you’re attending class at a time when the café is open, you can pop right upstairs to us. If the café is closed, your teacher will have the downstairs door open and meet you there.

 

Are there parking facilities available?

There is on-street parking on Francis St and nearby Meath St, and also in both New Market Square and Weaver Square.