1. ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I understand that the practice of yoga involves physical movement and exercise which may from time to time be strenuous, and that such practice carries risk of injury. As a participant, I acknowledge that I am participating in physical conditioning programs offered by Yoga Dayā at my own risk. I also acknowledge that it is my responsibility to inform the instructor when I begin a class of any injury or other condition that might affect my ability to participate. In consideration of being permitted to participate in the classes offered by Yoga Daya, I agree to assume unconditionally full responsibility for any and all inherent risks, injuries or damages, known or unknown, which I may incur as a result of my participating in such yoga classes.
2. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to ascertain that there is no medical reason to prevent me from participating in classes. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in the yoga classes. I further understand that my participation in yoga classes does not constitute or replace the advice or treatment of a medical professional. I acknowledge that Yoga Dayā has not and will not render any medical services including medical diagnosis of any claim, demand, cause of action of any kind whatsoever for or on account of death, personal injury, property damage, or loss of any kind resulting from or related to my participation in any sport, exercise, yoga or activity and I agree to hold Yoga Dayā, its owners, affiliates, agents, employees or any other person or company for Yoga Dayā harmless from the same.
3. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: In consideration of my participation in Yoga Daya’s exercise programs for myself, my family and my heirs, and all of our successors and assigns, I/we hereby waive and RELEASE all claim, demands and causes at any time and Hold Harmless Agreement for any claims, injury or loss of any sort against, Yoga Dayā, or any person or entity in any way involved in the teaching of classes or activities of yoga classes with Yoga Dayā. and its agents, employees, officers, directors, owners, and affiliated persons and companies (“Released Parties”), from ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LEGAL LIABILITY for any injuries, damages or death to me, my children, or to any other person, whether resulting from NEGLIGENCE or any other cause related to or arising from my participation in any yoga class or related activity. I/we further agree that I/WE WILL NEVER SUE any of the Released Parties, and that I/WE WILL DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY the Released Parties if any claim or action is pursued by any person arising out of any injuries, damages or death to me, to my family, or to others if they arise out of my/our participation in any yoga class or related activity. I/we further agree that in the event of my/our death or disability, the terms of this Agreement, including the release and indemnification obligations in this section, will be binding on my/our heirs, family and estate, and that my/our personal representative, executor, administrator, guardian, and any successors and assigns will be obligated to honor and enforce them.
4. I understand this document is a LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT that supersedes any and all other agreements, warranties or representations involving Participant’s participation in any yoga class or related activities. I understand the nature of the program for which I am registering, and have read and fully understand this Waiver, Release, and Hold Agreement. I further understand that any advisement or warnings of the particular risks of this program that I subsequently receive will be incorporated by reference into and become a part of this Agreement.