CLEANING & HYGIENE POLICY

PERSONAL HYGIENE

  • Please use hand sanitiser. This should be done as a minimum on entering and leaving the studio and after coughing or sneezing.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your arm when you cough or sneeze.

  • Used tissues should be disposed of promptly in the nearest bin and sanitise your hands 

  • Wear a face mask upon entering the building, you can then remove this when entering the studio itself. 

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth while at the studio

  • Avoid any close personal contact (hugs etc.) and follow the social distancing measures stated on our Covid19 policy. 

  • Please avoid being bare foot where possible. You can wear your heels or socks during class. 

EQUIPMENT

  • Only use one pole for your session where you can to avoid having more than one pole to clean after your session. 

  • When classes reopen, there will be no sharing of poles during class. 

  • Avoid touching any other poles

  • Only use the cleaning products provided for your pole and the floor in your area. 

  • Please bring your own mat if you would like to use one for warm ups 

  • Please ensure you have your own grip aid, do not use chalk or any grip that will leave a residue on the poles. 

CLEANING

  • All cleaning products have been provided by the studio and have been labelled for their use. 

  • Students will be asked to clean their own pole and the floor space they have used after their session using the cleaning products provided in their space. 

  • Please clean anything you have touched in the studio during your session using the antibacterial spray and paper towels provided. 

HIGH TOUCH AREAS

  • ‘High touch’ areas are currently identified as: Door handles, entry code lock, stereo, power switches, light switches and the cleaning station surface. 

  • High touch areas must be cleaned and disinfected after your pole session using professional grade anti-bacterial spray. The product must be applied directly to the surface and then wiped clean using the blue paper towels provided to ensure coverage of the whole area. 

WASTE

  • Please ensure all waste is disposed of safely in the bin 

  • Please sanitise your hands after disposing of waste

  • Please remove waste your self when you leave from your pole session and dispose of it at home. 

FLOORING

  • We ask that you clean the floor area you have used during your pole session using the antibacterial spray and paper towels provided. 

  • Flooring will be deep cleaned weekly using Flash Anti-bacterial speed mop with disposable mop cloths.

HAND WASHING

  • Students and instructors must wash hands upon arrive at the studio and use the hand sanitiser before entering. 

  • Handwashing facilities are available in the toilet area upon entering the building. 

  • Touchless Hand sanitiser dispensers will be located immediately outside the studio door as well as inside the studio. 

  • Disposable paper towels and bins are provided. 

  • Hand sanitising gel should be used when hand washing facilities are not available, but not on visibly dirty hands. Rub for 10-15 seconds and allow to dry naturally

VENTILATION

  • The windows should remain open throughout each pole session. Please ensure they are closed when you leave the studio.

  • The air conditioning unit can be used however we ask that you only press the "on" button as the setting have been programmed to the correct ventilation settings for adhering to government guidelines. When your pole session has finished, please press the same button to turn off the air con and wipe the remove control clean using the antibacterial spray and paper towels provided. 

STUDENT'S BELONGINGS

  • Please leave all non-essential items in your car or your home. Only bring to the studio exactly what you need for your session and take it home with you at the end.  

  • Students will have an allocated space for belongings in your area by your pole but this will be small. 

  • Please come to your pole session ready with your pole kit under your clothes.