faq

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Heading OM Yoga located?
Heading OM Yoga is located at 2619 West Heading Avenue inside the Woodridge Professional Building in West Peoria, 61604.  There is plenty of parking, & you can enter the building via the wooden ramp on the left side of the building.  Please note: there is NO Heading OM Yoga sign on the street, so please look for the Woodridge Professional Building sign & a two story brick building on the North side of the road.

Which practice space is my class or individual session in, & where do I enter the building?
Group classes are in the ground level space in suite 223 which you can enter via the wooden ramp on left side of the building.  If your class or individual session is after-hours, you will receive instructions where to enter from your teacher/therapist/bodyworker.  On days when there are two classes with the same start time, you will enter through the ground level space.

Which Yoga class is right for me?
If you are new to Yoga, it might take some time to find the right day, time & teacher.
Consider classes that complement & assist you in attaining your goals.
Here is some info to consider whether your are new or expanding your practice:
New to Yoga : Level 1/2, Basics/Beginner/Foundation, Slow Flow, Restorative, Yin, Gentle Individual, Community, Ashtanga
BEyond Beginner, Active/Challenging & Advanced Asana : Workshops, Individual Yoga,  Ashtanga Yoga
Injuries & Health Concerns : Restorative, Yin, Individual
Meditation & Breath : Kundalini, Yoga Nidra, Gong Bath, Drumming, Restorative, Kirtan, Guided Meditation, Yoga Nidra
Spirituality Focus
: Kundalini Yoga, workshops, guest teachers
Expanding yOUR Practice : Vinyasa Yoga, Moon Salutation Vinyasa,
Athletic Flow, Restorative, Gentle, Slow Flow, Yin, Nidra & Gong, Kundalini Yoga, Thai Yoga Restorative, Kirtan, Weekend Workshops, Professional Trainings, Ashtanga

Do I need to register in advance?
Weekly classes do not require advance registration, but you can reserve a space in a weekly class by calling/texting 309 231 9642 or email info@headingom.org.  Weekly classes fill on a first come basis.  Special Offerings are marked with an * & may require special registration. Please follow the instructions on the Special Offerings page.

How do I register for a *Special Offering?
Each Special Offering has it’s own registration details listed with the description on the special offerings page.

What if I register in advance for a weekly class/special offering & need to cancel or don’t show up?
If you register in advance for a class, you must cancel with 24 hours notice or you will be charged full price for the session.  No shows will be charged full price.  Registrations/Cancellations will be through the same contact person.
Thanks so much for understanding our policy, as our class sizes are limited.
We understand that emergencies come up & life plans change, so thank you for connecting with your registration contact with advance notice.

What is your refund policy for Visiting Teachers?
We understand that plans occasionally change and unanticipated circumstances sometimes arise. Its is therefore necessary that we have consistent refund and credit policies that are fair to you, the studio and the presenter. Thank you for your support.

  • For refund requests at least one week prior to the start of the event, you may request a refund less 15% of tuition/offering & cost of manual/materials for class.
  • For refund requests less than one week before the event, you may request a refund less 50% of tuition/offering & cost of manual/materials for class.
  • For refund requests 24 hours or less before the event, no refunds or credits will be given.
  • If you do not show up for an event, no refunds or credits will be given.
  • No pro-rates, credits or transfers are available for any of our special events for classes/days that you are absent or unable to attend (includes class series and workshops). We appreciate your understanding of this policy.

Do I need to bring anything/what should I wear?
Heading OM has mats, props & other supports you might need for practice.  If you have your own mat, please bring it to use.  You can wear comfortable clothes that aren’t too baggy.

How many people attend the classes?
Most weekly classes & special offerings have 5-14 people.

How much do weekly classes or special offerings cost?
Weekly classes are $15 or $5 for Community Classes.  Class packages & series are available through Heading OM Yoga.

What types of payment do you accept?
Currently OM accepts cash/check/paypal online.  You can  also send payment via PayPal to info@headingom.org.

How do class packages work? 
Heading OM offers 5/$55 or 10/$100.  We keep track of your attendance.  There is no punch card.  If you are unsure how many classes you have, please ask your host next time you are at OM or contact us at 309.231.9642 or email info@headingom.org.

How do gift certificates work?
You can purchase a Heading OM gift certificate on the website to use for classes and individual services.  Please contact info@headingom.org or 309 231 9642.

Do class packages & individual sessions expire?
Yes.  Our cancellation policy has been in affect since 2009.
5 classes (3 months)
10 classes (6 months)

How do I learn more about Heading OM teachers?
Come practice with US!  You should also visit the instructor page.
Please call Heading OM Studio at 309 231 9642 for assistance in choosing a class/instructor.

What kind of complementary therapies do You offer individuals & small groups at OM?
Traditional Thai Bodywork & Individual/Group Yoga : Tammy Mitchell : 309 231 9642

If I want to schedule a special event, individual/group private class, or have yoga at my home/office, what do I need to do?
Please contact OM : info@headingom.org including who, what, when, where, why : along with your vision, goal & intent.  Raise yOUR Vibration!