Membership Agreement

Why You’re Reading This Document

The following Membership Agreement (the “Agreement”) will clearly communicate our expectations in having you as part of our community. If you have any questions please let us know as we want to make sure we are all on the same page moving forward.

In exchange for membership access to Gentle Yoga International’s classes and services, you agree to be bound by the following conditions. 

  1. Parties. This Agreement is made between Gentle Yoga International, a Sole Proprietorship operating out of the Province of Ontario (“Gentle Yoga International”, “we”, “our”, and “us”) and you, the undersigned (electronically) or person who has clicked “I Agree” to this Agreement (“you” and “your”).
  2. Services. We promise to provide you with access to our regularly scheduled classes and services (either online or in-person) at Gentle Yoga International (the “Membership”) according to the terms outlined in Schedule “A” below.
  3. Term + Termination. This Agreement will be binding upon your Membership payment and will last for the time specified online or between us (the “Term”). You can decide to renew the Term of this Agreement as many times as you would like.
    1. Please note that if you violate any of the terms of this Agreement, Gentle Yoga International may terminate this Agreement effective immediately and you will not be entitled to any refunds or any continued working relationship with Gentle Yoga International.
  4. Our Commitment to You. Through your Membership, Gentle Yoga International is committed to providing you with the opportunity and support to move towards wellness through Gentle Yoga programs and services.
  5. Scheduling. Please consult Gentle Yoga International or refer to your membership welcome email for the exact scheduling and time of our classes.
  6. Payment. You agree to pay the price, including the possibility of incremental payments (“Incremental Payment”), of the Membership as outlined below in Schedule “A” (the “Payment”). The Payment price outlined in Schedule “A” is subject to taxes and additional fees. Any subsequent changes to the Payment price will not affect the validity of this Agreement.
    1. Payment is due upon completed purchase of the Membership and must be made in full prior to the start of your Membership.
  7. Incremental Payments. If your method of Payment includes Incremental Payments, you authorize Gentle Yoga International to maintain your account information and charge that account automatically upon the renewal of the Membership with no further action required by you.
    1. Gentle Yoga International will charge your method of payment as outlined in Schedule “A” for the Incremental Payment. We do not notify clients before we charge them for their auto-renew Membership.
  8. Membership Suspension. Memberships cannot be suspended.
  9. Cancellation. To cancel your Membership, please note the following: Memberships can be cancelled online at any time. Your Membership will be active for 30 days following the date of purchase. Cancellation must take place before the next payment, regardless of when you cancel during the 30 days. Please see below for our refund policy.
  10. Refunds. Our refund policy is as follows:
    1. All sales are final and Memberships are non-refundable.
    2. Memberships are non-transferable.
  11. Legal Fees. You will be responsible for any and all legal fees incurred by Gentle Yoga International regarding any potential chargeback issues (for example, if you want to issue a chargeback or contest a payment).
  12. Payment Failure. In the event that your Payment fails, your Membership access will be temporarily suspended until we receive your Payment. In the event of three failed payments, you understand that Gentle Yoga International may contract a collection agency to collect the money from you.
  13. No Guarantees. Gentle Yoga International cannot guarantee any particular success from participating in our classes or from our Membership. We promise to provide you with the opportunity, classes and support to achieve your goals, but any success and results ultimately depends on your commitment.
  14. Equity and Inclusion. At Gentle Yoga International, we believe in including everyone. We create a culture of belonging and welcome all voices, beliefs, and experiences. We are committed to social justice, equity, and inclusion and work with others to create a society free from all forms of individual and systemic discrimation. We believe in proactive equity practices that promote equality and diversity while fostering respect and dignity for all.
  15. Anti-Oppression, We aim to actively use an anti-oppression stance to amplify, support and encourage the voices and experiences of marginalized communities and to collaborate with our wellness community to deconstruct power and privilege to dismantle discriminatory actions and power imbalances such as colonialism, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, and ableism.
  16. Human Rights and Code of Conduct. You agree to be mindful and respectful during the classes and duration of your Membership. This includes respecting other members of Gentle Yoga International in their wellness journey and taking care when using the services. You also agree to comply with our protocols, policies and guidelines, as updated from time to time on our website.
    1. Gentle Yoga International is committed to: providing an environment for members that is free from harassment and discrimination in all programs and services, both online and offline; fostering the goodwill and trust necessary to protect the rights of all individuals within the organization; neither tolerating nor condoning behavior that undermines the dignity or self-esteem of individuals or the integrity of relationships; and promoting mutual respect, understanding, and co-operation as the basis of interaction among all members.
    2. Harassment and discrimination on the basis of a prohibited ground are violations of the Ontario Human Rights Code and are illegal. Gentle Yoga International will not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination, as defined by the Ontario Human Rights Code.
    3. We uphold the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights which can be found here:
    4. We take the safety and well-being of our members seriously. We reserve the right to immediately cancel the Membership and remove from our community anyone who is displaying harmful behaviours in our community, including but not limited to harassment and discriminatory comments and behaviours.
  17. Force Majeure. Gentle Yoga International will not be liable for any failure or delay regarding the Membership if such failure or delay is: beyond the reasonable control of Gentle Yoga International, could not have been reasonably foreseen or provided against, or due to events such as a pandemic, natural disaster, or other Act of God. In such an event, you will not be entitled to any refunds or recovery.
  18. Substitute Services. Gentle Yoga International has the right to substitute services.
  19. Waiver. Before your Membership can begin, you must sign our Waiver Agreement form. Please read it and make sure you understand it. You need to sign that form as well as this Agreement so that we can be absolutely sure you understand and agree to it.
  20. COVID-19 / Infectious Disease. For in-person services only: Amidst the current developments surrounding communicable diseases, you acknowledge that every time you participate in any of the Membership activities you are affirming that you are healthy and that you do not present an increased risk due to COVID-19 or other infectious diseases. If you are suffering from symptoms of a communicable disease or are unsure of your health and ability to partake in the Membership activities, please consult with your doctor. You further agree to follow the relevant guidelines and comply with any policies around COVID-19, including use of masks or other protective gear, social distancing and hygiene practices. We are all in this together and need to remember to act responsibly and with kindness towards each other in order to ensure everyone’s safety.
  21. Media Release. We think you’re awesome and want to show you off! By being a student with Gentle Yoga International, you agree to grant us the right to use your image, likeness, photos, video content, audio recordings captured of you on the premises or participating in the Activities or that you share with us online (via your own or others posting of you). You also release us from all claims you may have relating to such use. That being said, you can always let us know if you do not want us to use your image or content of you. We understand and want you to be comfortable, so please let us know if that is the case.
  22. General Indemnity. You hereby fully indemnify Gentle Yoga International and any of its members, directors, officers, employees, contractors, volunteers, agents, executors, administrators, successors, family members and assigns (the “Indemnified Parties”) and save harmless the Indemnified Parties from any losses, claims, damages, actions, causes of action, costs and expenses that an Indemnified Party may sustain, incur or suffer at any time, which are based upon, arise out of or occur, directly or indirectly, by reason of any act or omission by you arising out of the performance of the Membership, including the contraction of COVID-19 or other communicable diseases, however caused including as a result of Gentle Yoga International’s negligence, provided that where Gentle Yoga International has contributed to such liability by its own negligent conduct, your indemnity obligation will be limited proportionately.
  23. Standard Legal Things. Jurisdiction. This Agreement will be governed exclusively by the laws of the Province of Ontario. Severability. If any provisions of this Agreement are invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions in the Agreement will remain in full force and effect. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties and replaces any prior agreements. Waiver of Breach. The waiver by Gentle Yoga International of any breach by you of any provision of this Agreement will not be taken to be a waiver of any further breaches by you. Notice. For the purpose of this Agreement, email will suffice for written notice when required as set out above. Headings. The headings used in this Agreement are for stylistic purposes only and none of the content in the headings are intended to be legally binding. Counterparts. This agreement may be signed in any number of counterparts, each of which is an original, and all of which taken together constitute one single document. Online Agreement. We agree that this Agreement may be signed electronically or agreed to by having you click “I Agree”, the effect of which will be the same as if we signed the Agreement by hand and the intention of which is that both parties desire to be bound by all the terms of the Agreement.

Thank you for taking the time to read this. Let’s begin


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