Terms and Conditions

By paying the deposit you agree to the following terms and conditions, Waiver and Release and Code of Conduct below.

PAYMENT POLICY

  • Upon acceptance, a $800 USD non-refundable deposit will be required to hold your space in the training until the ‘paid in full’ due date. Please note: See Refund policies below and please be sure your schedule truly allows you to attend the intensive dates and that this is the right time for you in your life for a program of this kind.
  • Full payment is due a minimum of 120 days prior to training start date and participants agree to pay any outstanding balance no later than this.
  • REFUND POLICY
  • If the balance of the course fee is not received by the notified due date (minimum of 120 days prior to course commencement), a student’s place may be offered to someone on the waiting list. The student will forfeit the deposit paid.If a student withdraws or transfers from the course, the following refund policy applies:
  • If the student withdraws 120 days or more prior to course commencement the student will receive a full refund of all monies paid, minus the nonrefundable deposit of $800 USD.
  • If the student withdraws 60-119 days prior to the course commencement the student will receive 60% of the full course fee, minus the nonrefundable deposit of $800 USD.
  • If the student withdraws 45 to 59 days prior to course commencement the student will receive 50% of the full course fee, minus the nonrefundable deposit of $800 USD.
  • If the student withdraws 1-44 days prior to course commencement or withdraws after the course commences, the full course fee or any monies paid, is non-refundable.
  • No refund is possible once the training has commenced.Bank fees incurred by transferring money are the sole responsibility of the enrolling student.
  • WITHDRAWAL POLICY
  • A student choosing to withdraw from a training program after training start date must provide written notice to Stillness in Motion Yoga Teaching Training. Notice must be signed and dated by the student.

A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the teacher training if the student has not attended 95% of the contact hours.

Certification will not be issued until all program requirements are met.

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • A minimum of 95% attendance is required for certificate to be awarded.
  • This course is competency-based, which means there is no pass or fail. Students may repeat their final assessment until they are deemed to be competent within 6 months of program completion date, noting that thisis only possible in Perth, and Florianópolis, Brasil.
  • Arriving late and leaving early from any and all sessions contributes tonon-attendance, and total time absent is recorded by facilitators, subtracted from the total time of the program, and counts against the minimum required attendance.
  • RE-ASSESSMENT POLICY
  • If student is not found competent upon final assessment, a fee of $100-$120 USD per hour will apply for a practical re-assessment. Re-assessments must be completed within 6 months of last day of training attended
  • CODE OF CONDUCT
  • Each Student must agree to abide by the code of conduct (below) which includes no alcohol, smoking and unprescribed drugs are not allowed during the course.
  • WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
  • Each student must agree to the wider and release of liability (below) as a condition of the training.

Waiver and Release of Liability

Express assumption of risk:

I am aware that there are significant risks involved in physical training, including but not limited to, the physical training inherent to all yoga exercise activities, and that my participation in any such physical training program carries with it the potential for death, injury, and/or property damage. The risks include, but are not limited to, falls, trips or slips which can result in serious injury or death; injury or death due to negligence on the part of myself, my training partner, or other people around me; injury or death due to improper use or failure of equipment; strains and sprains; those risks caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of athletes, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, and trainers and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to physical training and athletics, but are also present for volunteers and spectators. I am aware that any of these above mentioned risks may result in serious injury or death to myself and or my partner(s). I willingly assume full responsibility for the risks that I am exposing myself to and accept full responsibility for any injury or death that may result from participating, volunteering or watching in any physical training, including this yoga training program. I realise that liability may arise from negligence, incompetencies or carelessness by the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability with or without fault. I acknowledge that I have no physical impairments, injuries, or illnesses that will endanger me or others.

Release:

I acknowledge that I am willingly participating in these activities and that I have fully assumed all risks as described above. In consideration for my being allowed to participate in the Yoga training activities offered, I hereby release Stillness in Motion Yoga Pty Ltd, their Officers, Directors, principals, agents, employees, contractors and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of the above mentioned parties. This agreement shall be binding upon me, my successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns, or transferees. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full legal force and effect. If I am signing on behalf of a minor child, I also give full permission for any person connected with the hosting organisation to administer first aid deemed necessary, and in case of serious

illness or injury, I give permission to call for medical and or surgical care for the child and to transport the child to a medical facility deemed necessary for the well being of the child.

Indemnification:

The participant recognises that there is risk involved in the types of activities offered. Therefore the participant accepts financial responsibility for any injury that the participant may cause either to him/herself or to any other participant or contractor or employee or volunteer of The Principal due to his/her negligence. Should the fore mentioned parties, or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to reimburse them for such fees and costs. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Stillness in Motion Yoga Pty Ltd, their Officers, Directors, principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from liability for the injury or death of any person(s) and damage to property that may result from my negligent or intentional act or omission while participating in activities offered. This includes but is not limited to parks, recreational areas, playgrounds, areas adjacent to main building, and/or any area selected for training.

Force Majeure:

Stillness in Motion Yoga Pty Ltd is not liable under these Terms for non- performance caused by events or conditions beyond its control. Stillness in Motion Yoga reserves the right to cancel retreats, trainings and programs at any time for any reason. Deposits are non refundable and, if cancellation occurs, refunds will be made in relation to the refunds policy.

Images

The Student agrees that while participating in any sweat yoga program, images, photos or videos may be taken by other Students and/or Stillness in Motion Yoga Pty Ltd or Third Party Suppliers that may contain or feature the Student. The Student acknowledges that they consent to any such pictures being taken and agree that Student hereby grants a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to sweat yoga, its affiliates and assigns, to reproduce for any purpose whatsoever, in any medium whatsoever, without any further obligation to the Student or compensation payable to such Student. If you do not want us to use your image you must submit written notice to the teacher training department at least 14 days prior to the start of your training.

I have read and understood the foregoing assumption of risk, and release of liability and I understand that by agreeing to the Terms and Conditions and

Waiver and Release of Liability I am obligated to indemnify the parties named for any any liability for injury or death of any person and damage to property caused by my negligent or intentional act or omission.

Code of Conduct

The standards of ethical and professional behaviour expected of Yoga teachers/ trainees

1. Teacher – Student Relationship

A good teacher – student relationship requires the teacher to have high standards of professional conduct. Yoga teachers need to respect the rights and dignity of all students. They also need to respect the trust placed in the teacher by the student. The following codes emphasise trust and safety as the basis for the teacher – student relationship. Please note, here the word ‘student’ includes those attending yoga classes, teacher trainees and those being mentored.

1.1 Respect and Rights

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
1.1.1 Demonstrate respect to all students regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, physical and psychological limitation, sexual orientation or religious affiliation 1.1.2 Respect the values, beliefs and aspirations of all yoga students

1.2 Confidentiality

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
1.2.1 Protect students’ privacy and right to confidentiality
1.2.2 Treat all information about students as confidential
1.2.3 Obtain consent from students before photographing, audio or video tape recording or permitting third party observation of yoga sessions.
1.2.4 Ask students’ permission before adding their names to mailing lists and be clear about the content of mail-outs. Respect also the students’ right to opt out of the mailing list.
1.2.5 On issues relating to duty of care, report any concern they have for the safety and wellbeing of their student to the relevant emergency support

1.3 Effective Communication

Relationships based on trust and clear communication enable teachers to work effectively with their students.
Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
1.3.1 Communicate with students in a courteous, respectful, compassionate and honest manner

1.3.2 Communicate respect for students through actions, language and behaviour
1.3.3 Listen to students needs, concerns, and preferences.

1.3.4 Communicate clearly about ways to practise yoga safely.
1.3.5 Seek permission before, and be respectful when, physically adjusting a student
1.3.6 Make comments about a student’s practice that are constructive and positive and not denigrating

1.4 Safety

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
1.4.1 Maintain a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the teaching and practice of yoga
1.4.2 Maintain safety procedures for yoga equipment.
1.4.3 Support the safety of students in the teaching of yoga
1.4.4 Adhere to relevant legislative requirements relating to safety and care including Occupational Health and Safety and Duty of Care requirements 1.4.5 Maintain public liability and professional indemnity insurance requirements
1.4.6 Maintain current first aid training qualification and competency
1.4.7 Will not drink alcohol, smoke and/ or take unprescribed drugs during training or whilst teaching

1.5 Professional Boundaries

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
1.5.1 Be considerate of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of students
1.5.2 Be considerate of the preferences and limitations of students
1.5.3 Maintain appropriate professional boundaries
1.5.4 Recognise the power-imbalance between teacher and student and not harass or exploit students physically, psychologically, emotionally, sexually or financially
1.5.5 Declare and take appropriate steps to address any conflict of interest that may arise in dealings with students
1.5.6 Avoid relationships that could compromise the integrity of the teacher- student relationship

1.6 Grievances

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
1.6.1 Acknowledge the student’s right to make a complaint.
1.6.2 Take all necessary actions to resolve any complaints or grievances

2. Relationship with Peers

These Codes outline a professional approach to working with other yoga teachers and relevant professionals.

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
2.1 Speak respectfully of other yoga traditions and health modalities
2.2 Treat other yoga teachers and colleagues in a respectful manner
2.3 When appropriate, refer to and work cooperatively with other yoga teachers and relevant health practitioners, to meet the needs of the student 2.4 Consult and take advice from colleagues and mentors, when appropriate

3. Professional Practice

These Codes relate to maintaining the professionalism in yoga teaching as expected by peers, students and the community.

3.1 Professional Performance

Yoga teachers/ trainees will:
3.1.1 Maintain the currency of teaching skills and knowledge
3.1.2 Acknowledge and teach yoga within the scope of one’s skills, knowledge and ability
3.1.3 Maintain their own yoga practice

3.2 Integrity in Teaching

Yoga teachers will:
3.2.1 In all professional matters, act in a manner which honours the profession
3.2.2 Honestly, accurately and fairly represent the benefits and outcomes of yoga practice
3.2.3 Respect copyright and acknowledge sources when drawing on the work of others

3.3 Business Integrity

Yoga teachers/trainees will:
3.3.1 Abide by all relevant business and legislative requirements, including, but not limited to, insurance, work cover, pay and conditions, taxation, accounting, marketing and advertising, and copyright
3.3.2 Ensure all information relating to the benefits of yoga and information used for promotional and marketing purposes is accurate, fair, clearly stated and not misleading in any way
3.3.3 Treat all employees, the community, students, colleagues and other yoga businesses fairly, transparently and honestly in the course of all business transactions
3.3.4 As much as possible adhere to environmentally friendly and sustainable business practices, including, but not limited to, recycling, using energy efficient products, being energy efficient, reducing waste, saving water and travelling smarter