FAQ 2017-09-30T18:39:44+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring / wear?

  • A yoga mat, (for hygienic purposes, it is recommended that you bring your own yoga mat), we also have mats available for rent ($2)

  • Water, please make sure you arrive to class hydrated and that you have had something to eat that day – but don’t arrive with a full stomach

  • Clothing should be loose and/or stretchy (essentially wear whatever you would normally wear to the gym), we recommend bringing layers as you may heat up and cool down at various points during class

Other Frequently Asked Questions

What type(s) of yoga do you teach? 2017-09-27T00:37:07+00:00

Descriptions for all of our regularly taught classes can be found hereIn addition, we regularly host special events, workshops and pre-registered series classes. Check out our upcoming workshops here.

I’ve never been to a yoga class before, which class would be best to try? 2017-09-27T00:32:42+00:00

Coming to a yoga class for the first time often comes with all kinds of questions. We suggest starting slowly.

If you prefer daytime classes our Gentle classes, offered Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10am, provide a slow and gentle entry point for yogis of all physical abilities. These classes are particularly advised to begin with if you have injuries or conditions with back, shoulders or wrists.

If you prefer evening classes our Hatha Flow class Mondays 10am, and Slow Flow & Resto Thursday evening 7:15pm, are wonderful places for new students who are physically fit from other activities in there lives. These classes slowly break down all the posters of a moving hatha yoga practice, with time to unpack alignment and transitioning from pose to pose.

*Slow Flow also combines a component of some longer held restorative poses at the end of class giving a nice balance between movement and stillness.

Please see our class descriptions pages for more in depth descriptions of our studio offerings.

Do I need to call ahead for class? 2017-09-27T00:33:45+00:00

Our schedule is set up by colour code.

The teal coloured classes on our schedule are drop in classes. You do not have to call ahead to attend drop in classes. These classes are filled on a first come basis.

The orange coloured classes on our schedule are pre-registered classes. We require sign-up and registration for these classes in advance. Online registration can be found here or pop by the studio and register in person.

How can I pay? 2017-09-27T00:34:08+00:00

The Inner Roar takes all forms of payment – cash, debit, credit. For pre-registered events you can pay in person at the studio or through our online registration (via credit card or paypal account).

For more information on payments and our cancelation policy click here.

Is there a change room at the studio? 2017-09-26T19:21:29+00:00

The Inner Roar is a small studio. We do not have change room but we do have a sizeable and private restroom you are welcome to change in.

Does the studio rent mats? 2017-09-26T19:19:37+00:00

The studio has Lululemon mats available for a $2.

I’m not flexible and/or strong, can I still do yoga? 2017-09-27T00:38:40+00:00

YES!

Being flexible and/or strong is NOT a prerequisite to practicing yoga. In fact, if we want to become more flexible, strong, patient, kind, etc we have to practice.

A physical yoga practice is  great way to increase your flexibility, build strength, coordination and balance (both physically and mentally).

The most important thing is to listen to your body. Yoga is not a competitive practice, and there is no one right way to do a posture.

We encourage you to ask your instructor for help if something doesn’t quite right in your body while you practice – there are modifications and adaptations for every pose.

What should I bring / wear? 2017-09-20T18:47:20+00:00
  • A yoga mat, (for hygienic purposes, it is recommended that you bring your own yoga mat), we also have mats available for rent ($2)
  • Water, please make sure you arrive at class hydrated and that you have had something to eat that day – but don’t arrive with a full stomach
  • Clothing should be loose and/or stretchy (essentially wear whatever you would normally wear to the gym), we recommend bringing layers as you may heat up and cool down at various points during class
Where should I park? 2017-09-20T18:23:55+00:00

Please park responsibly:

  • we are in a residential neighbourhood, please be aware and respect our neighbours!
  • do not park along our neighbours fence (i.e: in the alley)
  • do not park behind the small shop on the corner of our property
  • pull in close to the studio, our fence and students who have already arrived
  • before entering, check that you are not blocking or sticking out into the alley
  • if you are uncertain if you will fit, park along 11th ave (facing north)
  • we would prefer our students do not park on 4A St, as it is very congested and offers limited space for the folks who live on it!