By completing my registration in a Yoga Trinity program, I agree to the following conditions:
- I will not engage in practice if a pre-existing medical condition could be negatively affected by physical activity, including yoga, Pilates, and massage.
- I will seek medical clearance before participating in practice if a pre-existing medical condition exists.
- I will inform the teacher of any pre-existing medical condition or change to my health status before course commencement.
- Acceptance of risk and release from liability: I acknowledge that participation in any physical activity, including yoga, Pilates, and massage, involves a risk of accident, illness, injury, or death. I am voluntarily participating in these activities with full knowledge, understanding and appreciations of the dangers involved. I agree to release and indemnify the teacher from any claim that the teacher is liable for negligence in the event of any accident, illness, injury, or death sustained as a result of participation.
- Deposits are non-refundable once your Online Study has been delivered.
When registering for a course or workshop, I agree to the following policies:
- If you have answered yes to any of the Par-Q questions, are pregnant, or have a medical condition that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity, a signed medical/registration form must be completed and submitted prior to the first practice. Any changes to a medical condition must be advised to your instructor.
- The school will reserve the right to terminate the student’s participation in the course at any time if student safety or wellbeing is compromised.
- Certification will be awarded only after all requirements pertaining to the program have been completed, with due respect given to time limits.
- The school will not be responsible for any loss, injuries or damage sustained during the course of the training or during the student’s private practice.
- The student agrees that no photos, recordings, or videos are to be taken during training without permission from the school and any participants involved.
- The student agrees that all study materials are for their use only and are not to be copied, shared, or distributed.
- The student acknowledges that they have read and agreed to follow the rules outlined in the accompanying Code of Ethics
- All courses are subject to participation. We will confirm courses no later than 4 weeks prior to the event. Future courses cannot be guaranteed. In the event of a course cancellation, you may transfer your registration to the next available training. If you are unable to attend a future training, you will be provided with a refund of your course fees, subtracting the cost of any completed coursework, mentoring, coaching, or attendance at face-to-face or virtual training prior to cancellation.
- Certificates will be awarded upon attendance at all required training days, submission of all coursework, and successful completion of assessment.
- If a circumstance arises (family emergency, illness, Covid-contact) that causes you to miss any face-to-face sessions, you can make up those sessions at another course, or review the video recording of each session and complete a homework study sheet to complete all units missed. If your missed face-to-face hours extend beyond 10% of the face-to-face course hours, you can defer your training to the next available course.
- If a circumstance arises where you are unable to complete your training, you can defer your studies to the next available course.
- Course components must be completed within a 24-month period.
- Each student will undertake a written assessment, a passing grade of 80% is required. You may re-take your assessment if a passing grade is not achieved.
- A deposit is required to secure your place in the course and receive any Early-Bird savings.
- Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable once your Online Study module has been delivered.
- Cancellations or transfers received less than 3 months prior to course commencement may incur an admin fee. Please speak to the course host/coordinator for details prior to submitting your deposit.
- Cancellations or transfers received less than 30 days prior to course commencement are non-refundable.
- Early Bird savings are available only on the full 12-day intensive and cannot be applied to Payment Plans, Module by Module study or course transfers.
- All fees are to be paid prior to course commencement unless a payment plan has been organized with your course coordinator.
- Payments can be made by bank transfer to your course host.
Note: Please carefully consider non-refundable payments prior to commitment.
- All students, staff and facilitators agree to act in accordance with the Code of Ethics outlined below. Any disregard for the safety or wellbeing of course conductors or students, including harassment and sexual misconduct may result in dismissal from the program without refund. For further details on anti-harassment policy please visit https://www.yogaaustralia.org.au/code-of-professional-conduct/ or https://www.yogaalliance.org/About_Us/Policies/AntiHarassmentPolicy
- If you have a complaint about the conduct of a course facilitator, coordinator, staff or assistant teacher, you may direct your complaint to your teacher trainer. If you are unable to make your complaint directly to your teacher trainer, or your complaint is not resolved, please visit https://www.yogaaustralia.org.au/grievance/ or https://www.yogaalliance.org/About_Us/Policies/Grievance_Policy for more information and/or seek further advice.
Harassment Against Members of Protected Class
- We do not permit managers, employees, teachers, independent contractors, students, or
- others in the workplace to harass any other person because of age, gender (including pregnancy),
- race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic
- status, genetic information, or any other basis proscribed by law.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
- We do not tolerate sexual harassment in our studio. Sexual harassment refers to any unwelcome
- sexual attention, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, visual or
- physical conduct of a sexual nature when the conduct harms the person’s employment or
- working environment.
We prohibit sexual misconduct in our studio. Sexual misconduct is any unsolicited and unwelcome
sexual advance including requests for sexual favors, sexual touching, and verbal, visual, or
physical conduct that creates a sexually hostile environment in a yoga class or studio.
While it is not possible to list all the circumstances that may constitute sexual misconduct, the
following are examples of misconduct:
- Sexual advances whether they involve physical touching or not.
- Sexual epithets, jokes, written or verbal references to sexual conduct, gossip regarding
- one’s sex life, comments on an individual’s body, sexual activity, deficiencies, or prowess.
- Displaying sexually suggestive objects, pictures, cartoons.
- Unwelcome leering, whistling, brushing against the body, sexual gestures, suggestive or insulting comments.
- Comments or conjecture about a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
- Inquiries into one’s sexual activities.
- Sexually oriented asana adjustments or touch.
- Discussion of one’s sexual activities.
Romantic Relationships Between Teachers and Students
Teachers shall not invite, respond to, or allow any sexual or romantic conduct with a student
during the period of the teacher-student relationship.
Code of Ethics
- Uphold the integrity of my vocation by conducting myself in a professional and conscientious manner in my student/client, peer, and business interactions.
- To have respect for my teachers, peers, and students in the spirit of yoga.
- Provide safe and effective instruction, and a clean and comfortable environment for all participants.
- Provide equal and fair treatment to all.
- Make my practice and my continuing education a priority.
- Comply with all country/state business, employment, and copyright laws.
- Maintain the confidentiality of all student information.
- Respect the rights, dignity, and privacy of all students.
- Acknowledge the limitations of my skills and scope of practice, and refer students to more qualified medical, health, or rehabilitation professionals when necessary.
- Acknowledge all the teachers and traditions that inform our practice, and the land that we practice on.