Self-care Retreat Agreement
Company agrees to provide a retreat (herein referred to as the “Retreat”) for the purposes of physical and emotional self-care. Client agrees to abide by all policies and procedures as outlined in this agreement as a condition of their participation in the Retreat.
Your participation in this retreat includes:
● 2 nights accommodation at luxury Hondoo Island Algonquin Chalet
● 5 meals (2 breakfast, 1 lunch and 2 dinner)
● Professional coaching workshops
● Guided canoe tour
By signing up for this Retreat, you acknowledge the following:
● It is your sole responsibility to secure travel to and from Algonquin, Ontario
● Should the misfortune of any damage or theft occur during the guests stay, due to (i) guest negligence, (ii) where the guest has not locked the house when out of the house, (iii) where the guest has not engaged the security system, the guest agrees to take full responsibility for the
losses incurred at the property. A detailed report of damages or theft and associated costs will be provided.
Client understands Company is not a therapist. Coaching, which is not directive advice, counseling, or therapy, may address overall goals, specific projects, or general conditions in Client’s life or profession.
Coaching services may include setting priorities, establishing goals, identifying resources, brainstorming, creating action plans, strategizing, asking clarifying questions, and providing models, examples, and in-the moment skills training. Company promises that all information provided by Client will be kept strictly confidential, as permissible by law.
Client understands Coach is not an employee, agent, lawyer, doctor, registered dietician, psychotherapist, nutritionist, psychologist. Coach will not act as a therapist providing psychoanalysis, psychological counseling or behavioral therapy. Client understands this Retreat will not prescribe or assess micro-and macro-nutrient levels; provide health care, medical or nutrition therapy services; or diagnose, treat or cure any disease, condition or other physical or mental ailment of the human body.
Client understands if they should experience any such issues they should see their registered physician or other practitioner as determined by their own judgment.
If the Client is under the care of a health care professional or currently uses prescription medications, the Client should discuss any dietary changes or potential dietary supplements use with his or her doctor, and should not discontinue any prescription medications without first consulting his or her doctor. Client understands that the information in this Retreat is NOT medical or nursing advice and is not meant to take the place of seeing licensed health professionals.
To secure your place on the Retreat, please sign this Agreement as well as provide a non refundable deposit of $100.00.
The price of this Retreat is $575+hst. All costs are in Canadian Dollars.
If a payment is not received on the due date, Company reserves the right to suspend Client’s participation until payment is complete.
Due to the nature of this event and because we have obligations to pay the resort to secure your room,all sales are FINAL.
6. CANCELLATION DUE TO LOW BOOKING NUMBERS. (Does not apply for this retreat)
Company reserves the right to cancel Retreat prior to the event if there are not enough participants signed up. In this case, you will be given a full refund including your deposit.
7. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS.
By signing up for the Retreat, you attest that you are in good physical and mental health to travel and participate in the Retreat. You are advised to consult with a physician to ensure you are in adequate health. Company also strongly recommends and advises you secure travel insurance
8. RELEASE OF LIABILITY / ASSUMPTION OF RISK. You agree to the following:
A. Certain activities including, but not limited to, YOGA, HIKING, CANOE, etc have risks of injury, including serious injury. You understand the nature of the activity and acknowledge that you are qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. You further agree and warrant that if, at any time, you believe the conditions to be unsafe, you will immediately discontinue
further participation in the activity.
B. You will notify the Company if you suffer from any medical or health condition that may cause injury to yourself or others or may require emergency care during your participation.
C. YOU KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS and dangers, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES (as defined below) or others, and assume full responsibility for your participation. You acknowledge that these risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Retreat, the conditions in which the Retreat takes place, of the negligence of Company. YOU FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSSES, COSTS, AND DAMAGES you incur as a result of your participation in the Retreat.
D. YOU HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE Company, its sponsors, employees, staff, volunteers, other participants, owners and lessees of the premises on which the Activity is conducted (“Releasees”) FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ON YOUR ACCOUNT CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART
BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS; and you further agree that if, despite this Agreement, you, or anyone on your behalf makes a claim
against any of the Releasees, you WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which may be ocurred as the result of such claim
9. MEDIA RELEASE.
Company reserves the right to use photos or videos from the Retreat for promotional purposes. By signing up for the Retreat, you agree to allow your image to be used for this purpose. If you do not want your image or voice to be used, please notify the Company in writing before the Retreat begins.
This Agreement is considered a mutual non-disclosure agreement. Both Parties agree not to disclose, reveal or make use of any information learned by either party during discussions, or otherwise, throughout the Term of this Retreat (“Confidential Information”). Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, information disclosed in connection with this Agreement, and shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. Both Parties shall keep all Confidential Information strictly confidential by using a reasonable degree of care, but not less than the degree of care used by it in safeguarding its own confidential information. The obligation of the Parties hereunder to hold the information confidential does not apply to information that is subsequently acquired by either Party from a third party who has a benefit right to make such information available without restriction.
Both Parties agree that any and all Confidential Information learned as of the Effective Date shall survive the termination, revocation, or expiration of this Agreement.
Client agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company, its affiliates, and its respective officers, directors, agents, employees, and other independent contractors from any and all claims, demands, losses, causes of action, damage, lawsuits, judgments, including attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of, or relating to, Client’s participation or action(s) under this Agreement. Client agrees to defend against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, lawsuits, and/or judgments arising out of, or relating to, the Client’s participation under this Agreement, unless expressly stated otherwise by Company, in writing.
12. GOVERNING LAW.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario, regardless of the conflict of laws principles thereof.
13. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; AMENDMENT; HEADINGS.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties with respect to its relationship, and supersedes all prior oral or written agreements, understandings and representations to the extent that they relate in any way to the subject matter hereof. Neither course of performance, nor course of dealing, nor usage of trade, shall be used to qualify, explain, supplement or otherwise modify any of the
provisions of this Agreement. No amendment of, or any consent with respect to, any provision of this Agreement shall bind either party unless set forth in a writing, specifying such waiver, consent, or
amendment, signed by both parties. The headings of Sections in this Agreement are provided for convenience only and shall not affect its construction or interpretation.
This Agreement may be executed in one or more counterparts (including by means of facsimile or electronic mail via portable document format), each of which shall be deemed an original but all of which together will constitute one and the same instrument.
Should any provision of this Agreement be or become invalid, illegal, or unenforceable under applicable law, the other provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.
The waiver or failure of Company to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further right hereunder.
17. FORCE MAJEURE.
In the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of either Party, including without limitation acts of God, war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism,
travel advisory, labor strike or civil disturbance, make it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible, either because of unreasonable increased costs or risk of injury, for either Party to perform its obligations under this
Agreement, the affected Party’s performance shall be extended without liability for the period of delay or inability to perform due to such occurrence.
In the case of any change, modification, cancellation, postponement or delay due to any unforeseeable events, you acknowledge that you will have no right of refund as Company will do its best to transfer the funds to a new date.
18. CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY; NO GUARANTEES.
Client accepts and agrees that Client is 100% responsible for its progress and results from the Retreat. Company will help and guide Client; however, participation is the one vital element to the Retreat’s
success that relies solely on Client. Company makes no representations, warranties or guarantees verbally or in writing regarding Client’s performance. Client understands that because of the nature of
the Retreat and extent, the results experienced by each client may significantly vary. By signing below, Client acknowledges that there is an inherent risk of loss of capital and there is no guarantee that Client
will reach its goals as a result of participation in the Retreat and Company’s comments about the outcome are expressions of opinion only. Company makes no guarantee other than that the services
offered in this Retreat shall be provided to Client in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties, intending to be legally bound, have executed this Client Agreement as of the date first indicated above.