Yoga Class Policies

The following policies are for classes held at Ridgely Retreat in Annapolis and do not override other studio policies where Jenny Otto or our other instructors may teach.

  • INJURIES, SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Inform instructors of any injuries, illness or concerns you may have before class.

  • BEFORE CLASS: For a more comfortable practice, try to avoid eating anything heavy within 2 hours of class.

  • CELL PHONES: Please turn your phones to silent before class.

  • RUNNING LATE?: Join us anyway! But please wait until the opening chant is finished before entering class or setting up your mat and props.

  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS: Body Balance Yoga reserves the right find substitute teachers as replacements if needed, due to illness or travel.

  • CLASS CANCELLATIONS: Body Balance Yoga has the right to cancel classes that do not meet the class minimum. Refunds are based on classes attended.

  • INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY: During inclement weather, please check our voicemail or the Body Balance Yoga facebook page for any class cancellations.

  • Body Balance Yoga is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please bring any valuables into the classroom.

  • DISCLAIMER: When registering for any classes, workshops, trainings and/or retreats with Body Balance Yoga, you agree to report any and all injuries immediately to Body Balance Yoga directors. You further agree that all classes shall be undertaken by you at your sole risk and that Body Balance Yoga shall not be liable to me for any claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions or courses of action whatsoever, to your person or property arising out of or connecting with the use of the services and facilities of Body Balance Yoga by you or to the premises of Body Balance Yoga. You also further agree and understand that you are not receiving massage therapy of any kind. Further, you do hereby forever release and discharge Body Balance Yoga from all claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions or courses of action, and from all acts of active or passive negligence on the part of Body Balance Yoga, its servants, agents, employees, teachers or contractors.
  • Prices

    For BBY classes held at Ridgely Retreat in Annapolis, Maryland only

    DROP-IN — $20

    Payment Methods

    Cash, Check, Credit Cards
    (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover)


    Body Balance Yoga - School of Yoga Therapy   //   203 Ridgely Avenue   //   Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA
    Phone: 301.717.9729   //   Email:

    (The yoga therapy components of our courses are based on founder Jenny Otto's work and studies with master teachers, osteopaths, chiropractors, structural integrators, Rolfers, dancers and movement educators;
    not derived from our status as an RYS with Yoga Alliance Registry.)