Welcome to the MoveStudio community!
New Student Info & Helpful Tips
MoveStudio is a special place to relax, feel comfortable and safe, and enjoy a beautiful environment.
We hope you enjoy your experiences here and ask your cooperation in observing a few basic policies. By voluntarily participating in classes and activities at MoveStudio you agree to abide by studio etiquette and policies.
Thank you for your consideration — and for being part of our community!
NEW STUDENT FORMS
If you are new, please arrive at least 15 minutes early for your class or session, or if you are paying at the studio. New student forms, registration and payment must be completed before you participate in activities. Even if you prepay online, you will still need to sign in, store your belongings, find your class studio, etc., so please plan accordingly.
We enforce a strict late-arrival policy: if you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be refused entry to the class. For workshops and events held outside of regular class hours, please arrive early or call if you are running late, as the front door may be locked once the event begins.
We strongly encourage students to bring their own yoga mats, but we do provide mats and all equipment needed for classes. We also have inexpensive yoga mats (1/4" thick) and yoga blankets for sale in our Abundance Boutique. For Pilates mat classes, you can bring your yoga mat and use it on top of our thicker Pilates mats.
Bring your own reusable water bottle or cup so you can use our filtered water cooler. Bottled water is available in the Abundance Boutique for $1.
Studio is designed for adults; we do not have onsite facilities or staff for childcare. Read about our partnership with a nearby hourly childcare facility. For their own safety and the comfort of other members, do not bring children to the studio unless it is for a class specifically designed for children (Musikgarten, Mommy & Me, Kids Yoga, etc.). Mature teenagers 15 to 17 are welcome to take classes or private training may be arranged. Release Form for Minors- Must be completed by parent/guardian for minor prior to participation in any activities at MoveStudio. Parent/guardian must complete the Online/Printable New Student Form above for themselves as well, regardless of parent/guardian participation.
Wear whatever you can move in comfortably: leggings, sweats, yogawear, shorts, t-shirts, etc. Close-fitting is better than loose for mat-based classes (Pilates, yoga).
Pilates, yoga and Nia are done barefoot. Please see the class description for specific class recommendations. If you wear sneakers or dance shoes to class, PLEASE be sure the soles are clean before entering the studio! Dirt and debris from street shoes are very damaging to our special floors and can be dangerous to those who are barefoot. We strongly recommend having a clean pair of shoes only for dancing and not wearing them outside the studio if possible.
Please be conscientious when you have foot injuries, warts or fungus issues, infections, etc. that can be transmitted in a barefoot environment. Wear shoes or socks and secure bandages until the condition is fully healed.
Please don't wear perfume or other scented products to class, since many people are sensitive and even allergic. However, a freshly washed body (and feet) and use of antiperspirant and/or deodorant are appreciated by fellow students!
Please use the Check In at the front desk before each class or session.
To help make the most of our space and protect the floors, do not bring street shoes, clothing, purses, bags, food, or drinks other than water into the class studios. You may bring in water, a towel, and any other items needed for class. If you wear sneakers or dance shoes to class, please be sure the soles are clean before entering the studio!
Use the complimentary lockers in the dressing rooms for purses, valuables, phones, etc. MoveStudio is not responsible for theft of valuables in the studio or parking lot.
As a courtesy to instructors and fellow students, arrive on time (or better yet, a few minutes early) for classes, and inform the instructor if you must leave early. If you’re more than 10 minutes late, you may not be able to join the class. Latecomers are particularly disruptive in Pilates and yoga classes!
To maintain our peaceful environment, turn off or silence your phone while you’re here, or better yet, leave it in your locker. Under NO circumstances should phones be used/messages checked inside the class studios. If you must use your phone, please do so outside to avoid disturbing others.
Most drop-in classes on our regular schedule are “first-come, first-served”, so reservations are not needed. If a class is full to capacity, you may be refused entry. For popular classes, sign up in advance online and arrive at least 5 minutes early to ensure your place. Prepayment is required for “drop-in/prepay” classes, so new students, please contact the studio in advance to attending class. Reservations (preregistration and payment) are strongly encouraged for all series, workshops, and limited enrollment classes, as these often fill up in advance.