Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to book a class or can I just turn up?
We have a booking system and it is best to book classes but you can also drop in. Information on how to sign up to the booking system is under “Classes & Prices”. Please arrive 10-15 mins before the class is due to start to introduce yourself to the teacher.
Will there be room in the class or do I need to book?
Classes vary, some are busier than others and may fill up. Please turn up 10-15 mins before the class is due to start as classes start on time. Do let the teacher know if you are new to Yoga Point/yoga.
What happens if I am late?
Please arrive at 10-15 mins before the start time of the class.
What should I wear?
Wear something comfortable. Yoga is practised in bare feet and most people wear leggings/shorts and a t-shirt/top. We have womxn, mxn and all gender changing rooms but no showers.
I am a complete beginner can I just come along and try a class?
Yes! Complete beginners and beginners are very welcome. There is a complete beginners course on a Tuesday evening which you can book on to. You can also attend any of the yoga classes that say ‘Level 1’ or ‘All welcome’. Please let the teacher know if you are a complete beginner so that they can look after you. If you have any questions or would like some advice regarding which class to try please do write in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any pregnancy yoga classes?
Yes, on Sunday evenings at 18:30. You need to be past 12 weeks pregnant to attend and then you can drop in. If you have any complications with your pregnancy please write in to email@example.com before you attend. If your pregnancy is straightforward there are a potentially a few other classes you may be able to go to, do write in to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out.
Is there somewhere to leave my bike?
There are several bike racks opposite the studio. There is no room inside the studio to bring bikes in.
Can I try a free class? Do you have an introductory offer?
Yoga Point is a small local independent business run on a profit-share basis in collaboration with the yoga teachers. We therefore do not offer free classes or introductory offers. If you pay for a drop-in class you can put this towards a 6/12-class card immediately after the class.
Is there any parking near Yoga Point?
Yoga Point is in a Brixton parking zone which operates Monday – Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm (please always check before parking). There are parking metres.
Can I attend a yoga class if I am pregnant?
In general no, our classes are not suitable if you are pregnant. There is a pregnancy yoga class on Sundays at 6:30pm, (please see above). There are a few other regular classes you may be able to attend, please write in to email@example.com to find out.
Is there a concessionary rate for classes?
Yes there is for people who are unemployed (and on benefits) and full-time students. We ask people to show proof of their concession status, including evidence that study is full-time. Please respect the system. To buy this online: please register on our booking system and then email firstname.lastname@example.org you need to show evidence of your concessionary status.
How can I pay?
You can book and pay online or we accept cash or cards at Yoga Point reception.
Do I need to bring anything?
Yoga Point is fully equipped so there is no need to bring a mat, belt or blocks etc. There are male and female changing rooms but no showers.
Are there showers at Yoga Point?
There are no showers.
Can I bring my son/ daughter to a class?
Classes are suitable for those aged 16 and over. 13-15 year olds can attend classes if accompanied by a parent or carer.
How can I tell which style of yoga the class will be?
The timetable states the style for the class, you can look up the style on the Yoga information page. You can also look up the teacher taking the class under “teacher profiles” to learn more about the style they teach. If you have any questions or would like some advice do write in to email@example.com.
I have a question about the Meditation on Monday/ Wednesday evening.
These meditation classes are run by Brixton Triratna Buddhist Order. For any queries please contact them directly.