COVID-19 Statement (Roadmap Step 3) May 2021

Body Mind as One’s studio is within Babergh District Council in Suffolk, England. 


On Monday 22nd February our Prime Minister announced & released the Road Map out of Lockdown

On the 10th May the Prime Minister confirmed that England will move to Step 3 from the 17th May

see Further Easing of COVID restrictions confirmed for the 17th May 2021

Stating that: "Organised adult sport and exercise classes can resume indoors and saunas and

steam rooms may reopen."


UK Active has updated their understanding of the statement as follows:

"Step 3 (not before 17th May)

  1. Organised adult Indoor group sports and exercise classes can resume.

  2. Saunas and steam rooms within spas and indoor leisure facilities will also be able to reopen with 50% capacity

  3. All Covid secure guidelines must be followed

  4. Childrens play areas can re-open

  5. Restrictions on meetings outdoors will be lifted

  6. Indoor cafes and restaurants can re-open

The following can also re-open indoors

  • Adventure playgrounds and activities

  • bowling alleys

  • skating rinks

  • games, recreation and entertainment venues such as escape rooms and laser quest

  • snooker and pool halls o trampolining parks

  • water and aqua parks"


As a result of the above

Body Mind as One will open the Studio doors on Monday 17th May 2021

BUT using the following guidelines.


About the Studio 

The Studio occupies two combined units on the ground floor of a Barn, which is also occupied by other businesses and, furthermore, certain facilities within the Barn are used by other businesses on the Estate.


In particular:

  • The hard standing car parking area in front of the Barn is for use by businesses within the Barn.  
    The grassed car parking area is used by businesses within the Estate.


  • The Barn’s main entrance, the small kitchenette and the two separate toilets (one for ladies and one for gents) are used by all other businesses on the estate.


  • Gents toilet: there is a single toilet (with its own door) and wash hand basin
    There is room for one person in the area and the main door to Gents toilet is left unlocked

  • Ladies toilet: there is a single toilet (with its own door) and wash hand basin.
    There is room for one person in the area and main door to Ladies toilet is locked – the key is held in The Studio


  • On entering the Barn and directly opposite the main entrance, are a set of double doors.  
    The right door opens to the double width central corridor which provides access to the Studio and other business units on the ground floor.


NOTE: Janet Drake T/A Body Mind as One cannot be held responsible for the cleanliness and hygiene of the shared areas i.e. those that are used by other business & visitors on the estate.  Where possible, and feasible, handles and touch points that may be used by class members may be cleaned during the hours that Body Mind as One is open – a log of such cleaning will be maintained.


However, Janet Drake T/A Body Mind as One will ensure that the Studio and the area in the corridor leading to the Studio: floor, handles, touchpoints, mats, etc. are cleaned between classes – a log of such cleaning will be maintained.

COVID-19: Protect yourself and others

General Advice:

  • Wash Hands: keep washing your hands regularly

  • Cover Face: wear a face covering over mouth and nose in enclosed spaces

  • Make Space: stay at least 2 metres apart or 1 metre with a face covering


NHS Advice:

If you have any coronavirus symptoms:

  • a high temperature

  • a new, continuous cough

  • a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

Get a Test and Stay at Home


Before joining class:

No more than 5 attendees per class

  • Your space in class requires booking and pre-payment via the website (

  • Booking & pre-payment is required no later than 12 hours before the class start time

Body Mind as One’s standard Terms & Condition apply

  • Bring your own clean soft props to class

Cleaned mats will be provided and will indicate your exercise space in the Studio

  • Bring your own filled spill proof water bottle to class


Parking and Entering the Barn:

Out of respect to your fellow class members please allow adequate time to park and join your class, as follows:

The Studio will be open 15 minutes before the class start time

  • It is advised that you have washed your hands and use your own sanitiser before entering the general areas of the Barn.

There are hand washing facilities in the gent’s and the ladies’ toilets.

Hand sanitisers are available both in the main entrance and in the Studio. 

  • Wear face covering over mouth and nose before entering the Barn and until you arrive at your space in the Studio

Face covering will not be required whilst in your class space

  • Maintain a minimum of 2 metres distance from others

Except for those living in the same household or are part of a social bubble

Entering the Corridor:

Please use the right door of the double doors to access the corridor

  • Move to the left side of the corridor to gain access to the Studio

  • Please wait your turn to enter the Studio, maintaining 2 metre distance while waiting (distance markings are on the wall)

One person at a time may enter The Studio, except for those who live in the same household or are part of a social bubble

Entering the Studio:

Use the right door Push plate to enter the studio

Step 1. Check in

Opposite the door there is a pillar, where you will find the NHS Track & Trace QR Code and the Class Attendance Sheet

Either Scan or check in on the Attendance Sheet

For the latest information about NHS Track and Trace and to download the app please go to

Step 2. Store your personal belongings

Move to the right to leave your coats, bags and outdoor shoes on the Coat & Shoe Stand

Set your mobile devices to Airplane mode or Do Not Disturb or Switch off
Note: Bare or socked feet only are permitted within the practice area of the Studio and only the props you have brought with you are permitted in your space

Step 3. Sanitise your hands

The hand sanitiser is on the small cupboard by the Coat & Shoe Stand for your use, should you require

Step 4. Move to your space

Please walk to the right of the pillar to go to your space

Ensure that any props you have brought with you, remain within your space


Once at your space, you may remove your mask and make yourself comfortable

Phew!  then we can begin class!

Maintaining Social Distancing

Only when the class member before you is moving to their space may you enter The Studio.

Once all class members are at their space, the Studio Door will be ‘locked’ - so please be ON TIME


During the class: 

If for any reason you wish to move from your space, please wear your mask and avoid walking too closely to other class members.


Exiting class

The last class member in will be the first to leave thus the first class member in will be the last to leave.

Please put on your face covering, gather your things before leaving the Studio

Please avoid ‘social gathering’ before or after class

both within the Studio and the Barn

May 2021

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