FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where are you located?
180 / 190 South Locust Street
Manteno, Illinois 60950
What is yoga class like at Wellistics Yoga?
Our classes are offered at every level, from beginner to the advanced practitioner. We teach vinyasa which means body movements coordinated with breath.
Is there anything I should do before class?
It is best to come to class well-hydrated and ready to sweat. Avoid eating a heavy meal 1-2 hours before class to keep your stomach comfortable.
What will I need for my first class?
We recommend bringing water and a towel. Poses can be enhanced with simple yoga props such as blocks and straps. Props are available and encouraged.
What should I wear?
Wear comfortable, fitted, and flexible clothing that will allow freedom of movement.
Is there a beginner’s class for new students?
Our instructors are fully certified and trained teach to a variety of different styles of yoga. Gentle modifications and variations of poses can be utilized as needed. Please let the instructor know prior to class if you are a new student and or have any concerns or injuries.
Can I take class if I am injured?
Please consult with your primary care physician or other medical professional before choosing to take any of our classes if you feel that your physical abilities may be compromised. Let the instructor know about any injuries that you may have beforehand so that he or she can help you to address any of your specific issues and provide you with modifications and variations if necessary.
What is a restorative yoga class?
Restorative yoga classes use gentle movements and stretches accompanied by props such as blankets, blocks, bolsters, and straps.
How will I feel after class?
Since each person’s body chemistry is different, every individual may feel different things after a yoga class. You may find yourself energized, exhausted, hungry, or with no appetite at all. Your experience both during and after class is unique to you and may change over time as you further develop and continue regime. If it is your first time at Wellistics Yoga. you may be mildly sore or tired the next day which is totally normal. Your body has been introduced to a new experience and may react by tensing up in certain areas. The best thing to do is to jump right back in and re-invigorate your body and stretch your aches away. Simply remember to modify as necessary and respect your own flexibility and strength.
How often should I come to class?
Your yoga practice is just that—a practice. The more you are able to come to class, the greater it will serve you. Three times a week seems to be the tipping point that will make all the difference in your practice and your life. If you are new to BYL, we recommend you take advantage of our $40 New Student Introductory Special, which offers you an entire month of unlimited classes. We encourage you to find the days and times that work best for you, and to simply dedicate the time to experience your greatest self.
How long will it take before I’m good at yoga?
There is no such thing as being “good” at yoga—every yogi takes his or her own path. Your strength and flexibility will progress at your own pace. Our instructors are present to make sure you are safe and properly aligned; your only responsibility is to respect how your body feels with acceptance and non-judgment.
Can my teenage child take class with me?
We welcome students ages 16 and over in our yoga classes to ensure a safe practice. As teens grow, they gain a greater understanding of their body which can create a more positive yoga experience. However, we have open hearts and open ears, so please consult the owners should you have any questions.
Is there anything else I should know before coming to class?
At Wellistics Yoga we are committed to maintaining an inviting and safe space for personal transformation and expression. With that in mind, you may find it helpful to become familiar with some common yoga etiquette which is available on our website to ensure that your personal experience, space, and growth within the studio is valued and respected.
Do you offer gift certificates?
Yes! We have Gift Certificates which may be purchased and customized online at wellistics.com or at our studio located at 190 South Locust Street, Manteno, IL 60950. Gift cards are also available. Please feel free to call or email us with additional inquiries, or for further information.