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Student Disclaimer Form

Before participating in an online or in-person yoga class, workshop or program – please read the following waiver of liability

I, agree to the following:

  1. That I am participating in the Yoga classes or any other exercise programs offered at The Art of Being Well during which I will receive information and instruction about yoga asana (postures), Ayurveda principles, mudras, mantras, breathing practices, mindfulness, contemplation, and intuitive movement. I recognize that these sessions may require physical, mental and emotional exertion and may bring me to a place of discomfort in my body, mind and soul. I am fully aware of the risk and rewards involved in such experiences, and fully commit to my healing journey.
  2. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult a specialist prior to and regarding my participation in the yoga classes, wellness programs or workshops offered by my instructor (Sophia Wood Massicotte) such as a physician, osteopath, family doctor, trauma-informed professional. I represent and warrant that I am physically fit and I have no medical condition, which would prevent my full participation in these yoga classes, wellness programs or workshops.
  3. If I am pregnant I understand that I participate fully at my own risk and that of my unborn child/children. Note that modifications will be provided for pregnant women to ensure the safety of child and mother.
  4. In consideration of being permitted to participate in the yoga classes, wellness programs or workshops, I agree to assume full responsibility for any risks or injuries incurred as a result of participating in these experiences.
  5. In further consideration of being permitted to participate in the yoga classes, wellness programs or workshops, I knowingly, voluntarily and expressly waive any claim I may have against my instructor (Sophia Wood Massicotte) for injuries or damages that I may sustain as a result of participating in these experiences.
  6. I understand that from time to time during yoga classes, the instructor may physically adjust students’ form and posture (subject to COVID 19 restrictions). If I do not want such physical adjustments, I will so inform the instructor at each class I attend. I also acknowledge that if I do wish to receive such adjustments, it is my responsibility to inform the instructor when an adjustment has gone as far as I desire at that time.
  7. I hereby take full and sole responsibility from any liability of loss or damage to personal property associated with yoga classes or any other events.


In person yoga classes, workshops, wellness programs (COVID-19)

I agree to the following:

(A) Take care of myself by following the appropriate government guidance on measures such as hand washing and social distancing.

(B) Not attend any class I have booked with The Art of Being Well should I be displaying any symptoms or have knowingly been in contact with anyone who is symptomatic.

(C) Inform my instructor (Sophia Wood Massicotte) should I develop symptoms following attendance at an in person class.

Online yoga classes, workshops, wellness programs

(A) By taking part in an online yoga class, wellness program or workshop, I acknowledge that classes may be physically strenuous, and I voluntarily participate in them with full knowledge that there could be a risk of personal injury.

(B) When practicing from home, I accept full responsibility for my home space and the health and safety precautions within this space.

(C) I acknowledge that The Art of Being Well accepts no responsibility for any potential injuries as a result of practice outside of the studio space.

(D) The Art of Being Well is not responsible for any injuries I may experience as a result of my use of any material found on the Youtube Channel.

(E) Whilst practicing online I am responsible for choosing and taking suitable modifications within my practice and if I choose to divert from the general instructions of the class, then I am doing so at my own discretion.

I have read the above waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. I voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above under my own free will. By remaining on this Site and/or accessing and/or using any material, you are accepting that you have read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions above.

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