Terms and Conditions and Waiver of Liability

Waiver of Liability

I have retained the services of Northern Pilates to receive physical training through their in-studio and/or online platforms of both virtual live and pre-recorded videos. I intend to assume all risk of injury from my participation. I acknowledge and agree to the following:

 

  1. I am aware that Northern Pilates is here to serve me by sharing knowledge of exercise modalities I recognize that these activities may at times be strenuous.

  2. By my participation in any of these activities, I present to you that to my knowledge I have consulted with my health practitioner and the studio about my health conditions and injuries if applicable and I am fit to start training with the Studio.

  3. I know I have the right to choose what exercises I do or do not perform in addition to withdrawing from any exercises at any time.

  4. The muscles and cardiovascular conditioning program through the Northern Pilates offline and online platform utilizes Pilates machines, Pilates, stretching, strengthening, Barre, and HIIT. During and after exercise there exists a potential for muscle soreness and stiffness and in some situations abnormal blood pressure, fainting, disorders of the heartbeat, and instances of heart attack and death. I assume all of the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibilities for any damages or other injury I might suffer.

  5. It is my responsibility to ascertain that there is no medical reason to prevent my participation.

  6. I assume full risk for any injuries which I may incur and waive any claim that I might at any time for injury of any sort against Northern Pilates or any person of the entity in any way involved herewith.

  7. That in consideration of the fee to be paid and instruction or other services or reports to be provided.

  8. That on behalf of myself, my heirs and assigns, and expecting only the sole negligence of Northern Pilates.

  9. The teacher can accept no liability for personal injury related to participation in a session if:

    • Your doctor has, on health grounds, advised you against such exercise

    • You fail to observe instructions on safety and techniques.

    • Such injury is caused by the negligence of another participant in the class.

Cancelation Policy:

  • We understand that sometimes life gets in the way. Northern Pilates works on a scheduled appointment basis and thus requires that Members must cancel online or email cancellations to info@northernpilates.com.au at least 24hrs in advance of a class to avoid being charged or credited for the session. In severe circumstances such as illness, a medical notice must be provided and approved by Northern Pilates.

  • Member is allowed one exemption only.

  • No show up for scheduled sessions also will be credited for that session.

Scheduling:

Participants must pre-register in order to guarantee space at preferred times/days. Northern Pilates cannot guarantee space on a drop-in or make-up basis.
 

Health and Safety:

  • Training services provided in this facility may be provided either by employees of the Studio or by independent contractors operating their own business who are trained by Northern Pilates
    It is the Member's responsibility to wipe down all equipment after each use and re-rack the equipment they use.

  • The participant is required to use the safety features of the equipment. if you are unsure of how to use a machine, you should obtain instructions from the instructor

  • Horseplay, vulgar language, abuse of the equipment, working out while intoxicated, or other inappropriate behaviors will not be tolerated and may result in the suspension or cancellation of the participant's session or package. 

  • Cell phones are not permitted, photography and/or videography in the studio. without previous discussion/permission from the owner.

Photo Release Consent:

  • I hereby grant Northern Pilates permission to use my likeness in a photograph, video, or other digital media (“photo”) in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or other consideration.

  • I understand and agree that all photos/videos will become the property of Northern Pilates and will not be returned.

  • I hereby irrevocably authorize Northern Pilates to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos/videos for any lawful purpose. In addition, I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photo/video. I hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharge Northern Pilates from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.

Your Signature