Wales' First Minister has shared the government's plan to further relax Covid restrictions. All changes are subject to the public health conditions continuing to remain favourable.
The information below includes the most significant dates for the gradual return of in-person yoga classes.
As always, please follow the government guidelines in your local area to ensure you are following lockdown legislation. If you are unsure of what the restrictions mean for your yoga classes, we recommend contacting your local council.
07/06/2021 - Indoor yoga classes for up to 30 people (including the instructor) can resume in official settings provided a risk assessment is completed and all health and safety measures are adhered to.
- Organised outdoor activities for up to 30 people can take place.
- Yoga classes for young people aged under 18 are not limited to a specific number of attendees. However, teachers should still allow for social distancing between attendees.
- Kirtan classes are permitted indoors with up to 30 members provided Covid regulations are adhered to.
17/07/2021 - Social distancing measures are no longer required for outdoor classes. There are no legal limits on the numbers that can attend.
- Yoga classes can be held in a private home.
- Indoor events can take place for up to 200 people. Maximum numbers should be assessed by a risk assessment which includes reasonable measures to minimise risks.
07/08/2021 - All businesses and venues can open.
- Social distancing will no longer be a requirement indoors. It is up to the facility to assess risk and determine.
- Face masks will still be a legal requirement in most indoor public settings. Face masks should be worn when walking around a yoga venue or facility.
- There will be no limit on the number of attendees for indoor classes.
- All those responsible for premises open to the public must carry out a Covid risk assessment and continue to take reasonable measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus. You can find our guidance here.
- Fully vaccinated adults, under 18s and vaccine trial participants will not need to self-isolate if they are a close contact of someone with coronavirus.
** The above information was correct at the time of writing. We always recommend that you double-check any guidelines with your local authority/council for up to date information.