STATEMENT OF INFORMED CONSENT, RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
This agreement is between The Sophia School of Living Arts (hereinafter called “The School”) and the “Workshop Participant” listed below, who voluntarily agrees to attend and participate in the EFT Training Intensives with Sonya Sophia (hereinafter called the “Workshop”) at the location undeclared (called the “Retreat Center”). This Informed Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability covers the time from June 7th to 16th, 2019 (the “Workshop Dates”) as well as any travel dates before or after these Workshop Dates.
I have agreed to attend and participate in the Workshop offered by The School. The Workshop is offered to participants who want to learn EFT, Emotional Freedom Technique, skills. Workshop participants are taught how to utilize EFT, also called Tapping, which involves attendance and participation in a variety of classroom activities, exercises, physical movement and meditation practices, art and creativity enhancements, dancing and Tapping sessions as well as residing at the Retreat Center.
I understand the inherent risks associated with attendance and participation in this Workshop and the possible injuries that could be sustained by participants. I knowingly and voluntarily assume these risks and full responsibility for any personal injury or illness, including death, that may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result of — or in any way arising out of — my attendance and participation in this Workshop during the Workshop Dates, or in travel to and from this Workshop.
I acknowledge that I am solely responsible for medical or other costs arising out of any bodily injury, illness, or property damage or loss sustained by me through my voluntary participation in this Workshop.
I hereby agree that in consideration of The School allowing me to participate in the Workshop, I do for myself and my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns hereby release, waive, and forever discharge The School, its owner, officers, agents and employees (hereinafter referred to as “Releases”) from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, or causes of actions arising out of or related to:
1. Any injury or illness, including death, that may be sustained by me or which I may cause during the course of my participation in the Workshop, or
2. Any loss or damage to my property, while participating in the Workshop and any activities incidental to participation in the Workshop.
I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releases against all liability for any personal injury or illness, loss or damage to property, or costs, including court costs and attorneys’ fees that may result from or arise out of my participation in this Workshop.
By signing this release form, I also authorize The School to use my picture, including photographic, motion picture and electronic (video) images, as well as my voice, including sound and video recordings (the “Reproductions”). I hereby grant to The School, its licensees, successors, subsidiaries and assigns, the right to use, publish, and reproduce, for all purposes, such Reproductions, in any and all media including, without limitation, the Internet, and for educational conferences, promotion, advertising, and in brochures, flyers or other print media. This permission extends to all languages, media, formats and markets now known or hereafter devised. This permission shall continue forever unless I revoke the permission in writing. I further grant The School all right, title, and interest to said Reproductions as well as the right to transfer and exhibit the Reproductions for marketing, communications, or advertising purposes, as it deems fit. I hereby waive the rights to receive any payment for signing this release or to receive any payment for the use of any of the material described above for any of the purposes authorized by this release.
I hereby agree, after the $1000 non-refundable deposit, full refund is available until 60 days before the first day of the 10-Day Advanced Training. If canceling 30 days before Training begins, then $2000 is non-refundable. If canceling 15 days before Training begins, then $3000 is non-refundable. If canceling 7 days before Training begins, then $3500 is non-refundable. No refund offered if canceling, or unable to attend from 6 days before Training begins until the Training ends. Any payment plans would need to be honored in accordance with the above. Refunds will be paid back over the 12 month period after refund is requested (minus non-refundable $1000 deposit) & may be paid back incrementally.
I understand that Sophia School of Living Arts (or any persons affiliated, or present at the workshop) will not be responsible in the event of any physical, mental or psychological injury incurred during my EFT Training with The Sophia School of Living Arts.
I understand that the material which I’m taught through the Sophia School of Living Arts, including the Advanced 10 day EFT Training is copyrighted by Sonya Sophia & the Sophia School of Living Arts. I understand that I’m being taught how to be an EFT Practitioner, which may include giving one-on-one EFT sessions, leading group EFT circles, leading workshops (e.g. day long or a weekend type EFT events). I understand that I am not certified to be an EFT Trainer or Teacher under my EFT Practitioner certification. I understand that I am not able to train or to certify others as EFT Practitioners, without an EFT Teacher Training certification from the Sophia School of Living Arts or Sonya Sophia’s explicit written consent & approval.