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Livestreaming: Our Timetable Goes Online

We are currently working on our Livestream capabilities to offer high-quality sound and video experiences of yoga classes and workshops live from the studio. This live-stream option will be offered in addition to the in-person experience of attending classes at our studio in Edinburgh.

Classes will be booked through MBO as normal, simply check our class timetable over the next few days you'll start to see our Livestream options appear.

Here's where we're at so far:

Vimeo Livestream will let us give our clients access to classes as we scale back our capacity on in-person attendance from 23/03/2020. We'll be using Vimeo Livestream for the March YTT weekends.

Zoom Webinar is a fantastic platform allowing our fellow yoga students to dial in and practice yoga from anywhere in the world, all in one virtual "room." Our intention is to use the Zoom format for widening our ability to practice together with those who are self-isolating. Zoom will also be our chosen platform for...

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Safe, Steady, and Comfortable: Protocol for Yoga Teachers

Our community is pulling together around the continuing updates from the UK Government and the World Health Organisation (WHO) regarding the containment of COVID-19. As teachers and students of yoga, we are all wondering what is best practice for staying the course and staying safe?

Obviously, first principles start by following the advice provided by the GOV.uk website here, and the World Health Organisation as found here. We encourage everyone in our community to consult these resources regularly in order to make informed decisions.

In the interest of yoga practitioners and teachers continuing to practice during the containment of this virus, we have compiled a set of guidance notes for our teachers:

  • Use hand gel and offer it to students - make it an opening gesture.
  • Use verbal adjustments instead of getting hands-on - this is an opportunity to refine your teaching skills and protect personal space.
  • Maintain distance - sorry, no hugs!
  • Do not use studio...
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Going Viral: Unprecedented action in the face of uncertainty

This is Karen Kirkness, owner and founding teacher of Meadowlark. I want to take this opportunity to speak to our community about the evolving circumstances around COVID-19. This is a personal message, as I take stock of the situation. It seems things are escalating very quickly, from nonchalantly dropping "use the hand gel" signs around the studio to seriously considering business survival strategies. And, as of now, we can't even get hand gel of any kind at all and it is becoming a source of real angst for people.

Truly, these are mercurial times even by my own change-happy standards. I only just started spelling 'coronavirus' correctly on Monday, now I'm researching live streaming platforms for our class timetable?! Many of us are dealing with a collective freak-out as we face up to the immediate economic realities that threaten to derail small businesses like ours. Panic-demic.

Meadowlark Yoga is a not-for-profit business built around the core idea that...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions

coronavirus covid19 Mar 11, 2020

We have been paying close attention to the development of Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world and the subsequent government guidelines and precautionary measures.

Meadowlark Yoga continues to operate as normal, with our usual attention to detail for hygiene, cleanliness and client/staff well-being.  With that in mind we ask that our clients adhere to the NHS recommendations for self management with regards to hygiene, symptom checking and further precautions in the event of contracting the virus.  In summary, the following measures should be implemented:

  1. Stay at home if you are experiencing any cold/flu like symptoms.  We will for now be relaxing our cancellation policy so please do contact us at any time to cancel out if you're experiencing symptoms.
  2. Cover your nose & mouth when coughing or sneezing, ideally with a tissue.  Discard of tissue in our bathroom bins.
  3. Wash hands often and thoroughly with soap for a minimum...
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