Contemplative Practices for Anti-Oppression Pedagogy (www.contemplativepractivesforantioppressionpedagogy) LIABILITY AND WARRANTY TERMS

PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY. THIS LIMITS OUR LIABILITY AND CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, I EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE, OF SOUND MIND AND BODY AND UNDERSTAND THAT I BEAR FULL RESPONSIBILITY TO ANY INJURY, INCLUDING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY AND DEATH, WHICH MAY OCCUR DUE TO MY USE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR MY VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION IN ANY VIDEO INSTRUCTION.

ALL INFORMATION, INSTRUCTION, VIDEO, AUDIO AND OTHER MULTIMEDIA ON THIS SITE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. IT IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE AND IS BEING PROVIDED ON AN INFORMATIONAL BASIS ONLY. WE DO NOT WARRANT THE SAFETYOF PERFORMAING ANY ACTIVITY, INCLUDING THOSE WHICH APPEAR ON THIS SITE. PARTICIPATE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Physical Activity; Yoga; and What to Expect

By using this website, I understand and acknowledge that there are risks inherent in any physical activity, including those referenced on this website, including, but not limited to video demonstrations of yoga, pranayama, and meditation techniques as well as full-length video yoga classes.

Participation in any activity carries inherent risk of injury, even if the instructions of the tutor are followed precisely. Factors such as age, flexibility, weight and general lack of fitness may increase those risks. Only you can determine whether you are ultimately fit enough to participate in any activity or demonstration.

Injury may include, but is not limited to minor muscle strains and sprains, minor bruises, cuts, scrapes, other abrasions, and general soreness, muscle tears, ligament damage, joint injuries and swelling, broken bones, dehydration, hernia, stroke, heart attack and other heart related conditions and injuries including arrhythmia and atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac arrest, stroke and death.

The preceding list is by no means meant to be exhaustive of the potentials injuries that may occur due to your participation in any activity contained on this website. Rather they are provided to illustrate the inherent risks associated with any physical activity, specifically those contained on the website and to ensure that you understand the dangers of any exercise regimen.

We do not recommend that you attempt any poses or yoga exercises without suitable experience and supervision. This is particularly important if you are overweight, pregnant, nursing, regularly taking medications, or have any existing medical conditions.

Stop Immediately if you Experience any of the Following

While the following information is not intended to be medical advice, stop all physical activity immediately if you experience any of the following:

  • Dizziness, light headedness, faintness or general weakness;
  • Physical pain, including joint or muscle pain, strain, or tightness;
  • Heart palpitations or irregular heart beat;
  • A lack of sweating or feeling of overheating.

This is not a substitute for medical advice, but instead a list of common symptoms of potentially serious injury that may occur during physical activity.

Not Medical or Professional Advice

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND COMFORT WHILE PERFORMING ANY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Exercise within your limits and consult your physician before beginning any new physical activity or exercise regimen. Nothing contained on this website is intended to be, nor shall it be construed to be medical advice. The website may offer health, fitness or nutrition related information. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment   you should consult your doctor and/or any other relevant health care professional before making any decisions on an exercise or nutrition program. Nothing on the website is intended to be, and must not be taken to be, the practice of medicine or counseling care.

No Warranties

This website, and any content, tools, products or services displayed, accessed or obtained on or through the website and services are provided “as is”. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, such information is provided without warranties of any kind, either express, implied or statutory. Your use of the website and any information or materials provided on or through the website is entirely at your own risk. We make no representations or warranties about the products or services sold or advertised. We make no representations or warranties with respect to any treatment, action or application of medicine, medication, physical activity or exercise or the information offered or provided within or through the website.

Limitation of Liability

To the extent permitted by applicable law, Neither we, nor our officers, employees, contractors, agents or other affiliated parties are responsible of liable to you or any other party for any loss or injury, including serious injury or death, or any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or other damages under any contract, negligence, or other theory arising out of your use of the website or information contained therein.

By accessing the information and other features contained on this website, I acknowledge and expressly agree that:

·       I have read and understand the preceding terms and all other www.contemplativepracticesforantioppressionpedagogy terms and conditions;

·       I understand the risks inherent in participation in any activity on this website or usage of any information I may obtain from this website;

·       I am physically fit enough to participate in those activities in which I chose to participate, and any such participation is at my own risk;

·       I understand that no warranties are being made as to any information contained on this website;

·       Information provided on this website is not a substitute for medical advice and is provided for informational purposes only.