Manners! You either got em or you don’t, areweright? Please and Thank You still go a long way in this world, but when it comes to yoga studio etiquette, being conscious of others and behaving in a socially yog-acceptable way is often elevated to the next level.
We’ve all been there, sitting peacefully in class when some yahoo running late tumbles in like the Tazmanian Devil on gummiberry juice. Ahimsa you say, non-judgment you repeat silently to yourself. Meanwhile you’d prefer to show this special person your boot-in-the-butt asana out in the parking lot.
Luckily, we have handy videos like this cheeky one here from Tejas Yoga, as well as our conscience, to guide us through the steps of yoga studio etiquette.
Here’s part 1. Pass it on to the ones you love, and the ones you don’t love. We hope they’ll tackle the dreaded mobile phone faux pas next. Patanjali conveniently forgot to include technology in his Yamas and Niyamas.
What are some of your yoga studio etiquette nightmares?