I accept full responsibility for my health and voluntarily complete this Acknowledgment and Waiver of Liability. I understand and agree that the services and tools offered by JPG Yoga/John Paul Gauer are not intended to replace or be substitutes for medical, psychological or psychiatric care.
I understand that, if I am enrolled in a yoga or movement class, that physical movement may from time to time be strenuous and that such practice carries some risk of injury. I also understand that I must judge my own capabilities with respect to practicing yoga or movement exercises. By my participation in classes or activities led by JPG Yoga/John Paul Gauer, I agree to take full responsibility for not exceeding my limits in the practice of yoga and movement, for selecting the appropriate class and for any injury I might suffer in the practice of yoga. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to ascertain that there is no medical reason to prevent my participation in classes with JPG Yoga/John Paul Gauer. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to inform the instructor when I begin a class of any injury or other conditions that might affect my ability to participate and to inform the instructor immediately if an injury occurs during the class, I understand that from time to time during classes instructors might physically adjust students' form when making yoga postures. If I do not want such physical adjustments, I will also inform the instructor when an adjustment has gone as far as I desire at that time. I hereby waive and release any claim that I might have at any time for injury of any sort against JPG Yoga/John Paul Gauer or any person or entity in any way involved therewith, including without limitations its principals, instructors, employees, agents and representatives.
I understand that mindfulness meditation and emotion skills workshops, including and not limited to Minding My Emotions or Cultivating Emotional Balance, are not a therapeutic intervention for psycho-pathological disorders as defined in the DSM, and are not meant to be used as such. It is recognized that the workshops with meditation and emotion skills may at times make participants feel vulnerable. Individuals who are currently diagnosed with and/or under treatment for a psychological condition, including panic/anxiety, depression or recent loss of a loved will want to request permission from their medical provider before enrolling in the workshop. By completing this release and consent I assume all risk for any physical or mental consequences of participating in the course.
By signing this release I also specifically and expressly agree to hold harmless, indemnify and release JPG Yoga/John Paul Gauer and each of their respective employees, partners, agents and associates from any and all liability for the results of the educational guidance that will be or has been provided.
Moreover, I acknowledge that the particulars shared by other participants are to be maintained as confidential. I will not blog or otherwise report on content shared in this class in any form of media.
I will not reproduce or share course materials with anyone.