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Fostering health, serenity, and awareness since 1979

Fees & Policies

For guidance about how to prepare for classes, please see the How to Be Prepared page.

Click to see Fees for Winter 2018 Session (January 2 – April 9).

Community Classes: $10 each

Short Courses: Prices Vary. See individual course information under workshops.

Register for a Class. Register for a Workshop or Short Course.


Discounts are offered on full session enrollment only. No discount is available for drop-in classes, Introductory Series or Short Courses. Only one discount applies.

Senior 10% for age 65 and over
Student 10% with current student ID
Military 10% per personnel and families with valid ID


Students enrolled for the session may make up missed classes any time during the current session, in any full session class of the same level or lower than your own. You may not do your make-ups in Short Courses, Intro Series or Mini Sessions. Make-ups cannot be held over to future sessions.

Students enrolled in Short Courses, Intro Series, or Mini Sessions may not make up any class that they miss.

Drop Ins

Drop ins are permitted at the discretion of the instructor when space permits. Discounted drop ins are available to students enrolled for the full session to allow them to take extra classes more affordably.

Drop In Fees:

If enrolled for a FULL SESSION:

1.1/4 – 1.5 hr. class: $12, 1 hr. class: $10, 2 hr. class: $15, Pranayama: $12

If not enrolled for a full session:

1.1/4 – 1.5 hr. class: $24, 1 hr. class: $20, 2 hr. class: $28, Pranayama: $24

Community Class: $10

Short Courses: VARY see individual course on our Workshops page.


For FULL Winter session registrations, if we receive notice of your withdrawal by January 3, you will receive a full refund. If we receive notification between January 4 and January 24,  we’ll refund tuition minus a $40 registration fee. No refunds will be offered after January 24.

Work Exchange and Scholarships

Unity Woods wants to make yoga available even to students with limited means. We have an active work exchange program as well as a limited scholarship fund. Please call for information.

Class Cancellations

Occasionally classes may be cancelled due to weather or unusual circumstances.

  • We will post weather-related changes on the web site and the main phone number  2 hours before class is scheduled to begin
  • We will be open whenever possible unless posted otherwise
  • We do not follow Montgomery County, Arlington, DC school, or government closures
  • When in doubt, see unitywoods.com (upper right corner of home page) or call 301-656-8992.


The minimum age for class participation is 16 (except for Family or Children’s Yoga Workshops). Unity Woods cannot provide childcare for younger children.

Waiver of Liability

All new students must complete a Waiver of Liability form. These are available at our reception desks. Click here to read (or print your waiver form if you register in person).