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Covid-19 Policies and Procedures

From day one, Posabilities has been dedicated to offering a safe space for all students, clients, and patients to feel and be their best. COVID-19 has definitely challenged us in staying true to this mission while continuing to promote individuals and groups in realizing their greatest potentials for health, wellness, and happiness. Still, we are working hard to do our very best! As the current situation evolves, we will continue to evolve with it. At present, to keep our students, clients, patients, and teachers safe, we are following the State of Maine CDC guidelines and taking all recommended precautions. You can find our policies for the studio and clinic sides of the building below, as well as up to date links to the State of Maine CDC checklists for Group movement classes, Physical Therapy, and Massage.

Studio – Yoga

When group classes are resumed in our studio, the policies that we will be following are below.

  • Students must utilize online registration for class before arriving for class.
  • Before coming to class, you should run through the following checklist and check with your health care provider before attending class:
  1. Have you had a cough or a sore throat?
  2. Have you had a fever, or do you feel feverish?
  3. Do you have shortness of breath?
  4. Do you have a loss of taste or smell?
  5. Have you been around anyone exhibiting these symptoms within the past 14 days?
  6. Are you living with anyone who is sick or quarantined?
  • All indoor classes will be socially distanced – 6 feet between mats.
  • Indoor classes will be limited to no more than 6 people to allow 6 foot socially distancing.
  • Admission to the studio will begin no earlier than 15 minutes before class start.
  • Students and teachers will wear masks upon arrival and throughout the practice until they leave the building.
  • Students will continue to remove their shoes in the entryway but will be asked to bring their shoes and all belongings to their mat.
  • We will not have props or mats available for use. You must bring your own props. We will have new & used prop packages available for sale.
  • We will have hand sanitizer available and ask you to sanitize your hands upon arrival.
  • Students are encouraged to make their way to their mat as quickly as possible and avoid lingering in socially shared areas.
  • Teachers will not be providing hands-on assists, and as much as possible, remain at the front of the class on their mat.
  • Students will exit via the studio’s emergency exit at the end of class to decrease congestion upon departure.

State of Maine CDC checklist for gyms and fitness centers – scroll down to group fitness activities.

Clinic – Individual Services

  • If you answer yes to any of the following questions on the day of your appointment, contact us to reschedule your visit for a later date:
  • Including Physical Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Thai Yoga Massage, and 1:1 movement sessions.
  1. Have you had a cough or sore throat?
  2. Have you had a fever, or do you feel feverish?
  3. Do you have shortness of breath?
  4. Do you have a loss of taste or smell?
  5. Have you been around anyone exhibiting these symptoms within the past 14 days?
  6. Are you living with anyone who is sick or quarantined?
  • Arrival at the clinic should not be more than 5 minutes before the scheduled arrival time. If you arrive earlier, wait in your car, and if we can see you earlier, we will let you know.
  • Patients, clients, and providers must wear face masks throughout their session / visit.
  • Upon entry into the clinic, patients and clients should wash their hands.
  • Providers will follow universal precautions, including hand washing and masking.
  • 6′ physical distancing will be maintained as much as possible and appropriate, though hands-on touch will be provided as appropriate for therapy and Thai Massage sessions.
  • Appointments are spaced 30 minutes apart to allow disinfecting of the area between visits.
  • Posabilities will maintain a list of individuals who have been into the clinic for contact tracing reasons.
  • Telehealth Physical Therapy – If your insurance company is actively covering telehealth physical therapy services, we will gladly “see” you via telehealth.

The following services can be offered remotely via the internet: Private Yoga (1 – 8 students person), Yoga Therapy, 1:1 movement sessions, and Physical Therapy Telehealth (If covered by insurance).

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