SYC COVID-19 POLICY
As a small business, we are taking responsibility for the safety of our SYC family, but we are also relying
on you, the individual student or client, to take personal responsibility when participating in any of the
yoga, movement, breathwork or craft practises that we offer.
Public Health England (PHE) or equivalent posters will be on display informing our community of social
distancing and cleanliness/hygiene protocols within the Secret Studo.
We commit to the wellbeing of staff, students and clients, and if they show/have any signs of COVID-19,
they will be sent home to follow UK Government regulations.
We will comply with any health designation documentation that the UK Government implements, and we
ask for all students and clients to agree to all Covid-19 Health and Safety measures required to join our
PPE is mandatory, all staff and students will be required to wear PPE on arrival, in-centre and departing
the building. Students are not expected to wear PPE whilst in class they may remove their PPE when on
the island of their mat, unless required by US or UK Government guidelines. If students wish to wear
PPE it is their own personal choice.
For any in-person treatments PPE is required to be worn by the client at all times, and clients will be
requested to bring their own mask.
You will be asked to use antibacterial hand sanitiser or wash your hands when you arrive. Sanitisers will
be on offer throughout the studio.
We ask that you help us help you adhere to social distancing throughout the studio.
At time of booking, we request for all students/clients to confirm that neither they nor anyone they have
been in close proximity to, have any symptoms related to Covid-19 within the last 14 days.
We ask all staff, students and clients to agree to having their temperature checked prior to entering the
studio by a member of staff. If their temperature is above UK Government guidelines they will not be
permitted to enter the building.
We ask all staff, students and clients to confirm that if they or anyone they have been in close proximity
with show any symptoms related to Covid-19 within fourteen days before visiting Secret Studio, they will
contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
We ask all students/clients if they have visited Secret Studio for a class, workshop, course, training or
treatment and show any symptoms relating to Covid-19 after their visit, they will contact
Necessary protocols will be actioned if there is any possibility a staff member, student or client has visited
Secret Studio and after visiting is showing any symptoms of Covid-19.
If there is a COVID-19 case in the facility, We will follow the PHE Guidance – COVID-19 – Cleaning in
non-healthcare settings while cleaning all areas of the facility.
SYC will carry out regular cleaning of high-contact touch points throughout the premises every day.
We have ensured necessary processes are in place to make sure social distancing is adhered to at all times
for all staff, students and clients with 1m spacing between people and good air ventilation.
All practitioners must arrive wearing the clothes they will practise in. No changing room will be
Spray and cloths will be available for student/client use for touch points in toilets.
We ask for all staff and students to follow the social distancing guidelines (1m with good ventilation) at
all times. We have changed our studio layouts to allow for appropriate space between each mat.
There will be a minimum 30-minute window in between classes for thorough cleaning and sanitisation, so
no ‘waiting around’ in groups.
SYC will provide mats but recommend that students bring their own mat and any props that they would
like to use. The use of SYC props will be kept to an absolute minimum and they, along with our mats,
will be sanitised after being used.