Health Waiver Policy

HEALTH WAIVER POLICY

Last updated Jan 2021

INTRODUCTION

 

Zen Em Yoga and Hypnobirthing (“we” or “us” or “our”) cares for the health and wellbeing of our users (“user” or “you”). This Health Waiver Policy explains the expectations we have for the disclosure of relevant health information. Please read this health waiver policy carefully.  If you do not agree with the terms of this health waiver policy, please do not book courses or classes. 

 

We reserve the right to make changes to this Health Waiver Policy at any time and for any reason.  We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Health Waiver Policy.  Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Health Waiver Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. 

 

You are encouraged to periodically review this Health Waiver Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Health Waiver Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Health Waiver Policy is posted.

YOGA COURSES/CLASSES POLICY

Zen Em (Emma Stocker) is a certified yoga teacher, registered with the Yoga Alliance Professionals.  Zen Em will guide you through a safe yoga practise, and may suggest adjustments or alternatives to postures that may not be appropriate for you. It is important that you listen to and respect your body, to ensure your practise is what you require in each session you attend.  Please read the following statements carefully.

I am aware that exercise and physical activity involves a risk of injury and confirm that I am voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge of the potential dangers involved. 

I understand that Zen Em is not a medical practitioner.  It is my responsibility to consult with a medical professional regarding any conditions, illnesses or injuries which may impact my ability to practise yoga.  I hereby certify that I am in good health to participate in the yoga class, and will obtain a medical note for any past, current, or future conditions if required.

I understand that it is my responsibility to inform Zen Em of any change to my wellbeing, medication, or injuries which may impact my ability to practise yoga.

I understand that I participate in the yoga class taking full responsibility for any risks, injuries or damages that I may incur.

Booking classes/courses and the selection of the Health Waiver check box is accepted as agreement to the above statements.

PREGNANCY COURSES/CLASSES POLICY

Zen Em (Emma Stocker) is a certified yoga teacher, registered with the Yoga Alliance Professionals.  Zen Em will guide you through a safe yoga practise, and may suggest adjustments or alternatives to postures that may not be appropriate for you.  It is important that you listen to and respect your body, to ensure your practise is what you require in each session you attend.  Please read the following statements carefully.

I understand that Zen Em is not a medical practitioner.  It is my responsibility to consult with a medical professional regarding any conditions, illnesses or injuries which may impact my ability to practise yoga.  I hereby certify that I am in good health to participate in the yoga class, and will obtain a medical note for any past, current, or future conditions if required by Zen Em.

I understand that any pregnancy yoga or Hypnobirthing course undertaken with Zen Em is in no way intended to be represented as medical advice.  I will seek the advice of a health-care provider to answer any health or pregnancy related issues surrounding my pregnancy, baby, labour and birth.

I understand that it is Zen Em policy not to instruct participants if they are less than 14 weeks pregnant at the time of the class start date. 

I understand that it is my responsibility to inform Zen Em of any change to my wellbeing, injuries or conditions relating to pregnancy which may impact my ability to practise yoga.

I am aware that exercise and physical activity involves a risk of injury and confirm that I am voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge of the potential dangers involved. 

Booking classes/courses and the selection of the Health Waiver check box is accepted as agreement to the above statements.