COVID-19 PROTOCOLS FOR PILATES

BEFORE ARRIVING AT THE STUDIO:

  • Arrive only at the specified class time (clients arriving early will be asked to wait outside.
  • Avoid public transport when travelling to classes and appointment if possible.
  • Arrive wearing Pilates appropriate clothing and a minimum amount of personal belongings.
  • Grip socks are required.
  • Masks are required to enter the studio (you will be able to remove your mask during exercise).
  • Bring your own personal water bottle, no water will be provided.
  • DO NOT attempt to attend the studio if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. If you are unwell or feeling unwell DO NOT attend class.

ON ARRIVAL AT THE STUDIO:

  • Clean your hands using alcohol gel from the hands-free hand sanitation unit at the entrance.
  • Put your mask on before entering the studio, masks can be taken off once you have arrived to your equipment and are ready to begin exercise.
  • Follow the new one way system when entering and exiting the studio.
  • Maintain a minimum of 1m distance with others.
  • Wear grip socks at all times.
  • Please leave your belongings in the car.

DURING YOUR CLASS:

  • Reformer classes have been reduced to a maximum 3 reformers with polycarbonate sneeze guards between reformers.
  • You can remove your mask once you are ready to exercise.
  • The teacher maintain 1m+ social distancing.
  • There will be no manual adjustments during the class.
  • All props have been temporarily removed from the studio, you are welcome to bring your own to your equipment classes.
  • New wipe-clean vinyl foot straps and handles have been fitted.
  • Where possible the windows and doors will be open to increase ventilation.

ON LEAVING YOUR CLASS:

  • Put your mask on before leaving your class and upon arrival.
  • Leave your class promptly.
  • Leave one at a time.

IN BETWEEN CLASSES:

  • A 10 minute gap will be left between classes to ensure no client crossover.
  • I will personally sanitise all contact surfaces, cleaning with disinfectant spray or wipes.
  • I will wash my hands according to NHS guidelines before and after each class.
  • Where possible the windows and doors will be open to increase ventilation.

TOILETS:

  • Toilets will be available for those that absolutely must need them.
  • Hand sanitise your hands with alcohol gel using the hand sanitation unit at the entrance before touching any surfaces or door handles.
  • Thoroughly wash your hands following the instructions provided.
  • The bathroom will be checked and cleaned regularly.