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COVID-19 STUDIO PROTOCOLS

We are thrilled and grateful to welcome you into our studio. It’s about time! However, the safety of our staff, clients and loved ones has been and will remain our top priority. Hence, we will continue to offer On-line private sessions / group classes alongside our In-Studio Services to offer you and to keep your Pilates classes-regimen to support you in health, wellness, and community connection.

We have outlined below what we are doing to support the safety of everyone in our valued community.

STUDIO FLOW

• Max of 1 client (2 for semi-private appointment) in the reception area at a time maintaining social distance;

• Only enter the studio / movement space once advised by the instructor.

• Wash hands / sanitize upon entrance. We recommend doing so prior to leaving as well.

• Please arrive on time for your session but limit the amount of time waiting at the studio.

• Please limit the personal items you bring into the studio and limit the use of the restroom. We request that you change and use the facilities at home prior to coming to the studio as much as possible.

• Please bring personal water bottle as you wish.

SAFETY MEASURES

• All clients and staff must wear a mask and socks in the studio

• There are hand sanitizer, tissue, and trashcans all throughout the studio.

• All apparatus is socially distanced throughout the studio.

• All clients must clean all surfaces of their own equipment, all props, anything being used or touched, with guidance from instructor using the provided disinfectant.

• All instructors will thoroughly clean all communal touch points between clients and clients’ belongings.

• Deep cleaning of all studio surfaces will occur on a regular basis.

SCHEDULING

• All classes and appointments will be 50 minutes (originally 55 minutes) to allow for cleaning and smooth transitions between private sessions / group classes.

• New scheduling will allow for 15 minutes between each session/class for appropriate cleaning and to avoid overlapping of people going in and out. Clients (both new and existing) will be required to sign a Covid-19 waiver prior to their first appointment back at the studio.

• Group class sizes are reduced.

• All classes must be paid for prior to signing-up.

• Please respect our 24-hour cancellation policy.

• In the case of late cancellation due to illness, make ups will be allowed via online classes.

TEACHING

• Instructors will wear a mask and/or face shield.

• Instructors will maintain a safe distance and refrain from tactile cueing.

• Clients will be responsible for adjusting their own equipment with guidance from the instructor

• Mat classes will continue online through Zoom.

• Stay tuned for special courses and workshops both In-studio and Online


Clients (both new and existing) will be required to sign the COVID-19 waiver prior to their first appointment back at the studio.

Kindly complete the waiver (sign it), take a picture of it, and email back to Pilates by Bernadette at pilatesbybernadette@gmail.com


covid waiver

Thank you for your support, patience and understanding during these unparalleled times. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have concerns or questions that we can assist with. Our call and email volume is much higher, and we appreciate your patience as we work tirelessly to return all phone calls, emails and social media messages. The best way to contact the studio and to pre-book your appointments is via email.

 
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