We are three socially and environmentally conscious hot yoga studios that are part of the Modo Yoga family. We aim to collectively change the world one sweaty yoga class at a time. Modo Yoga is a form of hot yoga that combines the precision of therapeutic yoga and the foundations of traditional yoga in a specially heated room. The series is a cardiovascular workout that strengthens, tones and loosens the muscles, while calming the mind and reducing stress. In LA, our vision is to offer spaces for people to reach their greatest potential in order to rock a calm mind, fit body and inspired life. We have three homes in LA to create one amazing community – read on below to find out more about where you can get sweaty with us on the West side in Venice, in Miracle Mile on La Brea, and on the East side in Echo Park. See you in the hot room soon.

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FAQ

BEFORE ARRIVING TO THE STUDIO

Will I need to pre-register:

Yup! We have limited spots and fewer classes in the hot room in order to keep everyone 6 feet apart. We will not be allowing walk-ins for the time being.

Where do I purchase classes and what are your pricing options:

You will continue to access all purchase options via our Mindbody page or our Modo Yoga app. We will reopen with two pricing options: 1) Drop In for $32 and 2) 10-Class Package for $270.

What about Month Unlimited Membership:

Our unlimited Be Awesome Membership is back! For only $175 per month, enjoy unlimited access to all three studios and our virtual studio, unlimited first-timer guests, 15% off retail, and presale access to workshops. Sign up online or at the front desk!

What are “Hot Room Live Stream” classes:

Glad you asked! We know you miss the hot room and practicing in community. In order to expand our schedule we are introducing this unique class. Enjoy a Virtual Studio livestream class, while you practice IN the hot room via a full-size projector!

How do I reserve my spot:

You’ll pre-register through our Modo Yoga app or in our Mindbody Scheduler at www.modoyogala.com as you always have. Studio classes will appear by location under Echo Park, La Brea and Venice.

What happens if I can’t make it to class:

Given our limited spots, we are asking for more time and heads up. We will have a 6-hour cancellation window. Our hope is that everyone who signs up is able to attend class, but if not, please be mindful of your fellow Modies to give them a chance! We understand that things come up so please do your best to plan ahead. - Students that cancel with less than 6 hours notice will be charged a $10 penalty. - Students that sign up and don’t show (make sure you check in at the front desk) will incur a no-show penalty. Drop Ins & Class Packages will forfeit their class, while Unlimiteds & Memberships will be charged a $20 No-show fee To cancel your reservation, log into our Modo Yoga app or in our Mindbody Scheduler at www.modoyogala.com.

What happens if I’m on the waitlist:

If you’re on the waitlist and a spot comes up, you’ll be added into class automatically and will receive a confirmation email to let you know you can come and get your sweat on (woohoo!). Note that the waitlist stays active until 6 hours before the start of class. - If you are on the waitlist and you change your mind about taking class, please cancel your waitlist reservation. - Check availability before class. Since the waitlist closes 6 hours prior to class, you can reserve your spot right away if any spaces open up.

Can I pay in cash:

We will be going cashless so bring your credit card or store it on file if you want to purchase retail. For class reservations you will need to sign up and have an active pricing option before coming to the studio, which requires you to pay through our Modo Yoga app or in our Mindbody Scheduler at www.modoyogala.com

What happens if I don’t feel well:

You rest up and feel better stat! Also, please do not come into the studio if you have symptoms of COVID-19, if you have tested positive or come into contact with someone who has.

Will you be doing a Health Self-Assessment at the studio:

Yes, all students and employees will do a health self-assessment when they arrive at the studio as well as do a temperature check.

What do I need to bring:

We will be taking a break on rentals and props so please bring your mat, towels, full water bottle and any props you might need!

What if I don’t have props:

We will have everything you might need available for sale in our retail.

I'm not ready to come back yet... will you still be doing the Virtual Studio and Instagram Live classes?

You betcha. We will continue offering classes on our virtual studio at www.modoyogalaonline.com

ONCE YOU ARRIVE TO THE STUDIO (GETTING GIDDY YET?)

When can I arrive:

The studio will open for class check-ins 15 minutes before the start of class.

Where can I park:

Give yourself a little extra time as our parking situation will be a little different. - At Echo Park, you’ll self park to a limited number of first come, first serve spots in the MYLA parking garage (entrance on Aaron Street). When the lot is full there is residential parking on the neighboring streets. - At La Brea, we do not have valet upon opening. So street parking will be your best bet. (Please mind parking restrictions) - At Venice, there is an onsite/ shared parking lot behind the studio. Parking is first come/ first serve.

Why are you requiring a temperature check:

Our community’s health and wellbeing - from our teachers and leaders to all of our Modies, is our top priority. For the time being, we will be doing temperature checks for all of our employees and students coming into the space.

What happens if my temperature reads over 100.3:

If your temperature is over 100.3 and you do not feel sick and have answered no to all the questions on the health screening, we can test you a second time in case it was a mis-read. If the temperature keeps reading over 100.3, we will ask that you go home and come back to practice another time.

If I have to go home because of a high temperature and miss my class, will I be charged the No Show Fee:

Of course not. If you came to the studio and were unable to take your class, we will not charge you the No Show Fee.

If I have to go home because of a high temperature, will anything be done with that information:

No, we will not be collecting or logging any information from the temperature checks.

What happens if I don’t want to do a temperature check:

We totally understand that there are a lot of changes out there right now. For now, in order to come into the studio, we will be requiring a temp check for everyone’s safety. If you’d prefer to not do a temp check at this time, we respect that decision. We will still be offering daily classes on our Virtual Studio for you to be able to keep up your practice from home.

ONCE I’M INSIDE THE STUDIO (ARE YOU EXCITED? WE’RE EXCITED!)

Will I have to wear a mask/face covering:

Yes, for everyone’s safety students and our entire team will be required to wear facial coverings at all times in the studio, including during class, for the time being. As of June 15th, vaccinated students who show proof of vaccination will be able to remove their mask in class only.

What happens if I’m late:

As usual, classes will begin on time and latecomers will not be permitted. Latecomers are not permitted in order to eliminate distractions.

Can I wear my shoes inside the studio:

All 3 studios will now be shoe-free zones. You can bring an indoor pair (shoes you do not wear outdoors) of slippers/ flip flops to wear inside if you wish.

What will I do with my stuff once I’m at the studio:

We ask that you store everything in our lockers and only bring your mat, towel, water and any props with you into the hot room.

Will I be able to use the bathroom?

Oh yeah! Bathrooms will be open as will hand-washing stations with a limit of 3 people in the bathroom at a time. We will also have sanitizer available throughout the space.

Will I be directed with where to go?

Yes! We will have markers letting you know where you can stand and wait to help direct the flow of traffic so we can have lots of space between Modies. Most doors will be kept propped open until class begins so you don't have to touch surfaces.

THE HOT ROOM (DID YOU MISS IT AS MUCH AS WE MISSED IT?)

Will the mat markers be clearly marked for social distancing:

Yes! All of our mat markers will clearly show you where your mat should go. These markers will allow students to have more than 6 feet between them.

Do I have to wear my mask the whole time:

Yes, for the time being, both teachers and students will be required to keep their masks on during practice as an extra safety measure. You can also briefly take your mask down to drink water as needed. Please mask back up for the safety of others. As of June 15th, vaccinated students who show proof of vaccination will be able to remove their mask in class only.

What if it gets too hot:

We’ll be lowering the heat and turning off the humidity for the time being so you can breathe. Wear a breathable mask (cotton) and rest as you need to.

What if I need to leave the room:

Try to stay on your mat for the duration of class, if possible. If you have to leave your mat, please keep your mask on.

What other changes will there be in the hot room:

We’ll be taking a pause on hands-on adjustments and forced / heavy breathing exercises for now.

What about air quality:

Our fresh air exchange system with UV light provides filtered air for every class. No fans will be in use.

Will the studio be cleaned differently:

We have always been all about keeping it clean, and now we are doubling down. There will be more time between classes so we can sanitize ALL common areas, the hot rooms and high touch surfaces using EPA- registered disinfectants approved to work against the COVID-19 virus. - Our team will continue to mop the hot room floors with disinfectant. Additionally we will be spraying the hot room floors with our EPA approved disinfectant (Benefect) after every class. - Our team will also be sanitizing all high touch surfaces areas with electrostatic sprayers between each class. - We are also adding 2 deep cleans per day of the hot room, lobby and bathroom areas.

AFTER CLASS (OH HOW WE’VE MISSED THAT SAVASANA GLOW!)

Will I still be able to stay for savasana after class:

Of course! We will be allowing up to 10 minutes after class for savasana.

Can I leave the room whenever I’m ready:

After the teacher has said “Namaste”, the teacher will prop the door open so that students can leave, one at a time. Please roll up your mat BEFORE you leave the room and take all your belongings, mindful of other people's space. (Community mat racks and mat cleaner will not be available at this time)

Do I have to leave the studio right after class:

We will miss the days of post-class gathering on the benches, but in order to sanitize the room for the next Modies coming in, we ask that you leave the studio within 15 minutes of your class ending. Until we can hang out together again, it’ll be air hugs and air high fives as we say goodbye.

WHAT CHANGES CAN I EXPECT AS OF JUNE 15TH

Will vaccinated students be able to practice without a mask?

Yep! As of June 15th, fully vaccinated students who present proof of vaccination can practice without a mask if they choose.

Will unvaccinated students still be able to practice?

Of course! All students can practice. We just require that unvaccinated students continue to practice with a mask.

What documents will serve as proof of vaccination?

You can bring your physical vaccination card or a photo of your vaccination card works too!

Do I need to bring my vaccine card with me every time, if I want to practice without a mask?

Nope! As soon as you show it once, we will take note that you are fully vaccinated for future classes as well.

Can I email my vaccine card in?

Not at this time. Please bring it with you to the first class and our teacher or Support Team will be able to quickly review it and record your status.

Is it legal to ask for proof of vaccination?

It is :) In California, the state has left this decision up to businesses, allowing them to make decisions for the safety of their communities.

If I’m vaccinated and show proof, can I remove my mask around the studio?

Nope. For now, we will continue to ask that everyone wears a mask throughout the studio common areas, such as the lobby and change rooms. ‘Mask-to-Mat’ ;)

Will the mats still be distanced from each other?

Yes! For now, we will maintain the 6ft distance between mats since we know this would make our community more comfortable as we start to allow for no masks.

Will Modo Yoga LA teachers and staff be wearing masks?

Yes, our entire team will continue to wear masks at all times throughout the studio.

Why did you choose this path?

After surveying our entire community of students, teachers, and staff, and seeing the very different views that exist, it was clear this was the best option for us while honoring accessibility and also doing so safely.

Will showers be available?

Yes yes yes! To start, every other shower will be available for us. Once you finish showering, we will have fresh disposable masks available for you to wear in the change room.

Will rentals be available?

Mat-towels and shower-towels will be available for rent! For now, mats, blocks, straps and water bottles will continue to be unavailable.