Training Waiver & Release

Thank you for choosing Yoga Detour as your choice for education in movement. We look forward to showing you the many benefits that yoga and other movement modalities have to offer.  While the physical activity in this training will be presented with the best of intentions, injuries may result, discomfort may occur or prior conditions may be aggravated. Please take responsibility for your own body. Respect your body and understand that you should practice at your own pace. Practice with awareness and care and do not let any person or situation push you beyond your capabilities. If you are pregnant or have a medical condition, i.e. low blood pressure, heart condition, or previous, current or chronic injuries, please let your teacher know prior to training commencing. We ask that you sign the waiver form as a mutual expression of good faith.

AGREEMENT OF RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY

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My participation in any Yoga Detour Training is completely voluntary. I am aware that any physical activity in which I participate could injure a part of my body or trigger or exacerbate any medical condition I may already have, including, but not limited to: a heart condition, asthma, blood pressure, pregnancy, or any other medical condition that may be affected by performing breathing exercises or physical movement. I am aware of the physical risks involved with exercise and understand it is my personal responsibility to consult with my doctor regarding my participation. Exercise is an individual experience and I understand that I should progress at my own pace. If at any point I feel overexertion or fatigue, I will respect my body’s limitations and I will rest before continuing with any other exercise. Yoga specifically is not a substitute for medical attention, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Yoga practice and other exercises are not recommended and are not safe for individuals with certain medical conditions. I acknowledge that participation in this Yoga Detour training involves the risk of injury to me. I further acknowledge that specific risks include injuries resulting from over-exertion, physical adjustment, improper or negligent use of equipment, failure to follow trainer instructions, or injuries resulting from participation in an inappropriate level of physical exercise. As such, I understand and voluntarily accept these risks.

I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL PHYSICAL RISKS TO MY BODY OR MY HEALTH WHICH MAY ARISE FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN ANY YOGA DETOUR TRAINING, INCLUDING THE RISKS OR HEALTH HAZARDS REFERRED TO ABOVE AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.

If I elect to use mats, blocks, straps or any props or equipment at Yoga Detour facilities, I understand that such equipment has been used by other people, and I further and fully assume all risks and responsibility for infection, disease, bodily injury or damage I may sustain whether due to negligence or otherwise. I have the right and duty to inspect the facility and equipment to be used and if I believe anything is unsafe or beyond my capability, I will immediately advise the teacher or facility contact of such conditions and refuse to participate.

I acknowledge that Yoga Detour is not responsible for the manner in which I teach, deliver or interpret the information and skills acquired through trainings, courses or affiliate programs, and cannot be held liable for the outcomes therefrom. Yoga Detour also assumes no risk for utilization of the concepts learned in any Yoga Detour training and applied to your personal clients/patients.

I understand that any Certificates of Completion may be withheld at the discretion of Yoga Detour due to incomplete payment, non-compliance or non-completion of requirements, disruptive behaviour or for any reasons that Yoga Detour deems reasonable. No refunds will be issued should Certification not be issued or exclusion from the program be necessary.

I hereby release from, waive, discharge all actions, claims or demands that I, my assignees, heirs, next of kin, guardians, executors, estate trustees, administrators, and legal representatives now have or may have in the future against Yoga Detour, its facilities, subcontracted Instructors or faculty associated with any Yoga Detour trainings on account of any personal injury or injury to my health or consequential loss I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer on my behalf, arising out of or as a result of my participation including negligence on the part of Yoga Detour or other Instructors, Faculty and Affiliates associated with Yoga Detour. And further I agree to hold harmless and indemnify Yoga Detour and any subcontracted Instructors, Faculty and Affiliates associated with Yoga Detour trainings or affiliated programs from any liability which may arise out of or result from any personal injury to my health or resulting consequential damages there from and this Release shall be effective and binding upon my assignees, heirs, next of kin, guardians, executors, estate trustees, administrators, and legal representatives. I have read and understood this release and prior to signing it, I am aware that by signing it I am waiving certain legal rights and I do sign it voluntarily. I agree to participate in this Yoga Detour training knowing the risks and conditions involved and do so entirely of my own free will.

There may be occasions where Yoga Detour, or any of its agent’s document, record, photograph, and film parts or all of the training, for the purpose, including but not limited to advertising, social media pages, website, blog, printed material and/or promotional publicity with respect to Yoga Detour. I acknowledge that I will not be compensated or provided notice in advance from Yoga Detour when this takes place. I may also choose to opt out of any such activity, in any form, at any time by notifying Yoga Detour either in person or electronically.

I have read and understand this release and I am aware that by clicking “Yes, I agree to the terms” I am waiving certain legal rights and I do so voluntarily. I agree to participate in the Yoga Detour training, knowing the risks and conditions involved and do so entirely of my own free will.