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The University of Chicago Yoga Club - Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Is yoga for me?
A: Anyone can do yoga. Come to a class and check it out. All classes are multi-level, so beginners are very welcome. You don't have to be flexible or fit to do yoga. We use props to adjust poses to meet individual needs.

Q: Do I need to bring a sticky mat?
A: No, we provide sticky mats and all other props you might need. Of course, you are welcome to bring your own mat if you would like.

Q: Do I need to sign up in advance?
A: No, you do not. All classes are run on a drop-in basis: just come whenever you want.

Q: I am not a University of Chicago student - can I still attend classes?
A: Yes, classes are open to everyone. The fee for all students is $5 per class, and $10 for non-students.

Q: Where can I find information about the poses we do in class?
A: Yoga Circle has a webpage with some good information.

Q: Where can I find the asana sequence for menstruating women?
A: here

Q: What is the chant we do at the beginning of class?
A: At the beginning of class we chant the Invocation to Patanjali.

Q: Who made this website?
A: Elena Bertozzi: Photographs by Clara Bertozzi-Villa

Useful links:

Offical Iyengar Website
IYNAUS (Iyengar National Association of the United States)
Recommended Books on Yoga

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