Online shop terms & conditions of sale

1     These terms

1.1  These terms apply from the time you place an order through our website. If anything in this Agreement differs from what you have been told by our People, this document will take precedence.

1.2  By placing your order for the services either online, at one of our yoga schools or by telephone you accept and agree to abide by these terms and conditions.

1.3  By providing your personal Information to us, you agree to our Privacy Policy which forms part of these terms.

1.4  We have not waived our rights if we do not enforce any right contained in these terms during a particular timeframe.

1.5  We may add to, change or remove any of the terms and conditions or other clauses within These terms such as ways in which the school operates, changes to operating hours, opening days, or closing of the school for refurbishment or public holidays.

1.6  The most up to date version of these terms will always apply. Copies of the current version of these terms are available at our school or on our website.

1.7  28 days notice will be provided of any change to these terms by:

(i)   Putting a notification on our website;

(ii)  Publishing the new document on our website.

2     Account and Orders

2.1  In order to purchase the Services through our website you must register an online account (Account).  As part of the registration process, you will be asked to create a user profile.

2.2  Once you have created a user profile and logged into our online system, you may place an order with us, by selecting services in our shop tab and pressing the Checkout button. Orders are deemed to be received by us at the time of successful transmission of the order. You will receive an automatic email confirming the successful processing of your order and your payment.

2.3  You must be at least 18 to purchase class or retreats passes online.

2.4  We accept an order when the order is received and not rejected by us within 2 Business Days.

2.5  We reserve the right to refuse to accept any order.

2.6  Each order is a separate agreement between you and us and is subject to these terms and conditions.

3     Retreats

3.1  Our Retreats include accommodation, classes and meals and do not include insurance, taxes, air fares or other travel costs for travel to our retreat locations.  It is your responsibility to make arrangements and pay for travel to our retreat locations.

3.2  It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a valid passport, visa and re-entry permits which meet the requirements of the immigration and other government authorities in the retreat locations (Travel Documents).  By making a retreat booking with us you warrant that you have all travel documents required to attend the retreat.  Any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of travel documents not meeting the requirements of those authorities will be your sole responsibility.

3.3  We strongly recommend that you take out appropriate travel insurance to cover your travel arrangements.

3.4  You must familiarise yourself with any health requirements and recommended precautions relevant to your travel to our retreats and ensure that you carry all necessary vaccination documentation. You should consult with your local doctor, travel medical service or specialist vaccination clinic before commencing your travel to our retreat. DFAT also provides general destination heath advice on its website smarttraveller.gov.au.

4     Your health and age

4.1  Upon each purchase any classes, membership, pre-purchased Classes or multi-pass, workshops or events, or booking of a retreat, and each time you attend our school or  one of our retreats and participate in retreat classes, you warrant that:

(a)  You are in good medical and physical condition; and

(b)  There is no reason, medical or otherwise, why you should not undertake yoga.

4.2  We reserve the right to refuse you from participation in classes, a retreat or from parts of a retreat or retreat classes, whether you have paid in advance for classes or the retreat, or not, if:

(a)  We perceive a reasonable risk of injury to you or any other person due to your participation; or

(b)  If we perceive that you have an infection, contagious illness, physical ailment or open cut or sore.

4.3  By participating in any class, retreat and each retreat class you agree to the following:

(a)  You’ll comply with directions and policies.

(b)  You acknowledge that any type of exercise involves risk of injury which may result in death or serious disability.

(c)  Despite such risk you agree that you participate entirely at your own risk of injury or bodily harm to yourself and others.

(d)  You release us and all of our people and any other persons involved in my participation in any activity with us from any action, claim, suit or demand for compensation whether for damage to property or personal injury arising from your participation.

(e)  You understand that these terms are contractual and may be relied upon in any proceedings by or involving you and your heirs, executors and assigns.

(f)   You acknowledge this waiver is ongoing and applies to all future participation by you in activities with the School.

(g)  To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no warranties about the goods or services we supply. Where you have the benefit of guarantees that cannot by law be excluded or varied, our liability for breach of any such guarantee is limited (at our option) to:

(i)   Repair or replacement of goods;

(ii)  Re-supply of services;

(iii) Payment of the cost of same.

(h)  Our people are not medically trained;

(i)   Our people are not qualified to assess if you are in good physical condition;

(j)   Our people are not qualified to assess if you are physically capable of yoga or other active or passive exercise without risking your health, safety or comfort.

(k)  We strongly suggest you seek expert advice before starting any classes with our school or participating in our retreats.

4.4  You must be at least 18 to participate in classes or our retreats. If you are under the age of 18 you are not permitted to participate in classes without a parent or guardian signing our contract on your behalf. If you are under the age of 2 you are not permitted to participate in classes without a parent or guardian present.

5     Your Obligations

5.1  You must:

(a)  Ensure that you comply with this agreement;

(b)  Promptly notify us if you believe or suspect that your account has been compromised;

(c)  Regularly check the email address provided to us on registration for messages about the service or your order (or, if you have arranged for emails to be forwarded to an alternate email address, You must check that alternate email address);

(d)  Provide current, accurate identification, contact, and other information that may be required as part of the registration process;

(e)  Maintain the confidentiality of your online account and account password and accept full responsibility for all activities that occur with your account. Where the current account details (including mobile phone number or other mobile verification) or password are provided, We are entitled to assume that the access is by you, or authorised by you, and you indemnify us completely against any claim of loss or damage that results from wrongful, fraudulent or other access (using the correct account details or password) to your account.

5.2  You must not do, and you must not authorise or encourage any third party to do, any of the following:

(a)  Prevent other account holders from using the website;

(b)  Use the website for any illegal, fraudulent or inappropriate purpose; or

(c)  Act in any way that violates this agreement.

6     Liability

To the extent permitted by law, neither we nor any of our related bodies corporate, directors, employees or agents accept any liability in contract, tort or otherwise for any injury, damage, loss (including consequential loss), delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by the acts, omissions or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of third party providers over whom we have no direct control, force majeure or any other event which is beyond our control or which is not preventable by reasonable diligence on our part.

7     Fees and refunds

7.1  Our current fees for our workshops, events, retreats and classes are available on our website.  Retreat fees do not include airfares or other travel costs, insurance or taxes.

7.2  Payment of deposit and final balance payment of fees for a particular retreat must be made in the manner described in the individual retreat description.

7.3  Payment of fees for classes is to be made before you commence classes, or purchase a membership, pre-purchases class or multi-pass.

7.4  Fees for our workshops, events, retreats, classes and courses are subject to availability and we reserve the right to withdraw or change our fees for a workshop, event, course or retreat, and to change workshop, event, course or retreat itineraries, at any time prior to booking.

7.5  We reserve the right to change our fees for classes, membership, pre-purchases or multi-pass at any time.  If you have purchased a membership, pre-purchased class or multi pass the changes to the fees for such services will only apply on the expiry of your then current membership, pre-purchased class or multi pass.

7.6  We reserve the right to change class timetables, teaches and itineraries at any time.

7.7  There will be no refunds of fees in any circumstances.

7.8  Transfer of bookings for our workshops, events, courses, and retreats or of ownership of any pre-purchased classes, multi-passes or memberships is not permitted.

8 NEW Beginners Yoga Course

8.1  Available to all students, once only per person.

8.2  No concession prices available

8.3  No suspensions available, unless under medical grounds & provided with a medical certificate accordingly

8.4  Allow access to two beginners classes only per week at The Livingroom Yoga School Coogee and/or Dharma Shala Bondi Yoga School

9 Membership

9.1  Membership is non-transferable

9.2  Any intentional breach of the terms by you may, in our discretion, result in:

(a)  The cancellation of your membership or multi pass; and

(b)  Revocation of your privilege to attend the school.

10     Suspension of membership – Medical grounds

We may grant temporary suspension of membership on medical grounds upon submission by you of an original medical certificate signed by a medical doctor and specifying the injury or injuries preventing participation in yoga, meditation and pilates, and stating the period the member will be unable attend the school.

The Livingroom Yoga School Coogee & Dharma Shala Bondi Unlimited Fortnightly Membership Terms & Conditions

1. Membership Purchase Terms

1.1 In signing up to Unlimited Fortnightly Membership, you are agreeing that:

  • you are agreeing      to a minimum 16 week (4 month) sign up commitment
  • you are agreeing      to a minimum 8 x fortnightly payment instalments of $65
  • your Unlimited Fortnightly Membership allows      you unlimited fortnightly classes (ANY of our classes from either The Livingroom Yoga School Coogee or Dharma Shala Bondi timetables)
  • $65 will be      deducted form your nominated bank account or credit card fortnightly
  • any failed      payments will be re-issued by us on your next fortnightly payment cycle
  • Failed or declined payments will incur an administration fee of $10 per each occurrence (this fee will be added to your next fortnightly payment cycle instalment)
  • no refunds (in      full or in portion) are available for any un-used sessions during a      fortnightly payment cycle
  • Unlimited Fortnightly      Memberships are      not transferrable and cannot be used by another person, other than      yourself

2. Suspension of Membership

2.1 We allow one week (7 days) suspension per 16 week (4 month) membership cycle. Please inform us in writing of the date you would like your one week suspension to take effect.

2.2 Any unused suspension time will not roll over to another 16 week (4 month) membership cycle.

 

3. Termination of Membership

3.1 Once minimum 16 week commitment has completed, your Fortnightly Unlimited Membership will continue on a fortnight-to-fortnight basis, unless you contact us in writing to advise us to cancel the agreement (cancellation of your membership will occur as soon as we receive written advise from you).

3.2 Your fortnightly payments are deducted at the start of your fortnightly cycle, therefore please bear this in mind when requesting a cancellation of your membership, to ensure you are not charged an additional fortnight cycle beyond your requested termination date (i.e. If you would like your membership to terminate on it’s end date, please submit your termination email two weeks before that).

 

4. Membership Terms

4.1 These terms apply from the time you make a booking to attend one of our classes, purchase one of our passes, or purchase one of our memberships. If anything in this Document differs from what you have been told by our People, this document will take precedence.
4.2 By providing your Personal Information to us, you agree to our Privacy Policy which forms part of these terms.
4.3 We have not waived our rights if we do not enforce any right contained in these terms during a particular timeframe.
4.4 (a) We may add to, change or remove any of the terms and conditions or other clauses within this These terms ways in which The Livingroom Yoga School Coogee or Dharma Shala Bondi operates, such as changes to operating hours, opening days, or closing of The Livingroom Yoga School Coogee or Dharma Shala Bondi for refurbishment or public holidays.
(b) The most up to date version of these terms will always apply. Copies of the current version of these terms are available at on our Website.
(c) 28 days notice will be provided of any change to these terms by:

  • putting a      notification on our Website;
  • publishing the      new document on our Website; and
  • placing a notice      in the School.

5 Your Health and Age

5.1 Each time you attend one of our classes, you warrant that:

  • you are in good      medical and physical condition; and
  • there is no      reason, medical or otherwise, why you should not undertake yoga.

5.2 We reserve the right to refuse you from participation in any of our classes, whether you have paid in advance for the class, or not, if:
(a) we perceive a reasonable risk of injury to you or any other person due to your participation; or
(b) if we perceive that you have an infection, contagious illness, physical ailment or open cut or sore.
5.3 By participating in any of our classes, you agree to the following:
(a) You’ll comply with directions and policies.
(b) You acknowledge that any type of exercise involves risk of injury which may result in death or serious disability.
(c) Despite such risk you agree that you participate entirely at your own risk of injury or bodily harm to yourself and others.
(d) You release Us and all of Our People and any other persons involved in my participation in any activity with Us from any action, claim, suit or demand for compensation whether for damage to property or personal injury arising from your participation.
(e) You understand that these terms are contractual and may be relied upon in any proceedings by or involving you and your heirs, executors and assigns.
(f) To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no warranties about the goods or services we supply. Where you have the benefit of guarantees that cannot by law be excluded or varied, our liability for breach of any such guarantee is limited (at our option) to:

  • repair or      replacement of goods;
  • re-supply of      services;
  • payment of the      cost of same.

5.4 (a) Our People are not medically trained;
(b) Our People are not qualified to assess if you are in good physical condition;
(c) Our People are not qualified to assess if you are physically capable of yoga or other active or passive exercise without risking your health, safety or comfort.
5.5 You must be at least 18 to purchase one of our memberships. [If you are under the age of 18 you are not permitted to purchase one of our memberships without a parent or guardian signing our contract on your behalf]

6 Liability

To the extent permitted by law, neither We nor any of Our related bodies corporate, directors, employees or agents accept any liability in contract, tort or otherwise for any injury, damage, loss (including consequential loss), delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by the acts, omissions or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of third party providers over whom we have no direct control, force majeure or any other event which is beyond our control or which is not preventable by reasonable diligence on our part.

7 Fees and Refunds

5.1 Our current fees for our classes and memberships are available at our yoga schools and on our Website.
5.2 There will be no refunds of class passes or memberships in any circumstances.

8 Governing Law

These terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

9 Definitions

  • Classes means all      classes with Our People.
  • Facilities means      the premises in which the School is located as well as all its contents      (our facilities are The      Livingroom Yoga School & Dharma Shala Bondi)
  • Our People means      any staff or contractors of the School.
  • Personal      Information means any information capable of identifying an individual      including name, address, phone number and email address.
  • We, Us or Our      means The Yoga Travel CompanyThe Livingroom Yoga School and      the Dharma Shala Yoga School.
  • Website      means www.thelivingroomcoogee.com.au

In checking the box on the waiver form, you agree that:

  • We and Our People      are in no way responsible for the safekeeping of your personal belongings      while you attend class.
  • You understand      that classes at The      Livingroom Yoga School Coogee or Dharma Shala Bondi may be      physically strenuous and you voluntarily participate in them with full      knowledge that there is risk of personal injury, property loss or death.
  • You agree that      neither you, your heirs, assigns or legal representatives will sue or make      any other claims of any kind whatsoever against or its members for any      personal injury, property damage/loss, or wrongful death, whether caused      by negligence or otherwise.

Also a few general reminders:

  1. Please remember yoga is not about competition, every day will be different for everybody. Be happy in your own practice and don’t worry about what the person next to you is doing – we are all different bodies.
  2. Do not push yourself too hard and learn to know the difference between good pain and not so good pain. If there is a burning sensation it is probably good pain. If it is sharp pain, cramping, or discomfort then slowly bring yourself out of the posture.
  3. Only you know what your body is feeling and its thresholds. As you bring yourself into each pose connect with your breath instead of your mind and relax.
  4. We supply mats for your classes but please bring a towel for hygiene reasons.
  5. Please try not to eat heavy meals at least 3 hours before a class and light meals one and a half hours before. If you are really hungry have some yoghurt or a banana twenty minutes before.
  6. Try not to drink fluids 20 minutes before or during a class, don’t worry you will not dehydrate.

11   Governing law

These terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

12   Definitions

One Pass Two Schools when you purchase any class pass at the livingroom yoga school on line or at the school, and you are now welcome to also participate any of our classes at our sister school, Bondi’s Original Yoga School, Dharma Shala.

Concession prices are only available to full time students or seniors who hold a current Concession Card which needs to be presented to your teacher upon purchasing each new class pass and/or before signing in to each class.

New students are those who have never participated in a class at the livingroom or dharma shala.  If you have already participated as a casual student or had an intro pass at either of the sister schools before, you are NOT a new student.

Cash & eftpos purchases can also be made directly at the livingroom yoga school.

Classes means all classes sessions (whether group or individual) with our people.

Workshops means any scheduled single or multi-day event or course held at one of our schools or at a designated location as organised by us

Facilities means the premises in which the school is located as well as all its contents.

Member a person who has purchased a membership or pre-purchased classes.

Membership means a one month, three month, six month or 12 month pass to access to the school and its facilities.

Membership Card means the card we issue to you when you purchase a membership.

Multi-Pass means any purchase of 2 or more classes in a single transaction.

Online Store means https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=33527

Order means the order by you to purchase the services through the website and our online store from time to time.

Our People means any staff or contractors of the school.

Personal Information means any information capable of identifying an individual including name, address, phone number and email address.

Pre-Purchased Classes means any classes purchased ahead of time, which are not a membership.

School, We, Us or Our means The Yoga Travel Company, The Livingroom Yoga School and the Dharma Shala Yoga School.

Retreat means the yoga retreats organised by us at various locations from time to time which may include yoga, meditation and pranayama classes and related activities, as well as accommodation and meals. Individual retreat activities, itineraries, fees and payment arrangements, and availability will be in accordance with individual retreat descriptions posted on our website and available at our yoga schools, and may be subject to change.

Service means the classes, workshops, events, courses, and the retreat services offered by us and purchased by you through the website.

Website means http://www.thelivingroomcoogee.com.au