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Retreat Waiver

Soulshine Retreat

February 29th - March 3rd

In consideration of my participation in Heather E. Hurd d/b/a Kelpytown Kove
(“Kelpytown Kove”) & Bianca M. Deluco / Bianca M. Johnson d/b/a Full Lotus Yoga & Wellness
retreats and associated events and activities (collectively, “Retreats,”) I agree as

1. Definitions. “Activities” include all activities at a Retreat and shall include,
without limitation, bicycle riding, mountain bike riding, trail running and
walking, hiking, high altitude hiking, running or riding, swimming in rivers,
using the hot tub, ice bath, pools, lakes or oceans, surfing, stand up paddle
boarding, rope courses, zip lines, yoga, utilizing hammocks, down-hill or
cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, horseback riding, excursions,
transportation in Released (defined below) or other vehicles, training,
classes, instruction, traveling to and from a Retreat and all other activities
associated with one or more Retreats. “Risks” shall include, without
limitations, vehicular traffic, road, trail and water conditions (including
without limitation disease, infection, snake bites, scorpion stings, terrain,
rocks, obstacles, and other animals), injury as a result of utilizing the
hammock, slipping on ice, snow or a wet surface, allergic reactions
including but not limited to the animals, food or an element from the
outdoors, weather, equipment failure, driver error, rider error, participant
error, food provided, insects, snakes, facilities, electric fencing, animals,
animal housing units, drowning, actions of other people, and the actions,
negligence and carelessness of the Released, as defined below. “Released”
shall include Heather E. Hurd, Kelpytown Kove, Bianca M. Deluco / Bianca M. Johnson, Full
Lotus Yoga &; Wellness retreats Kelpytown Kove & Full Lotus Yoga &
Wellness employees, contractors and agents, volunteers, the owners or
operators of any Retreat facilities, houses or equipment provided, and the
sponsors of Kelpytown Kove, Full Lotus Yoga &; Wellness or the Retreats.
2. Certification, Acknowledgements, and Assumption of Risk. I hereby
certify that I am physically fit, have trained sufficiently for participation in
the Retreat and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical
person. I hereby assume all risks of participation in the Activities and the
Retreat, including without limitation, all Risks, whether such risks are
caused (a) by the negligence or carelessness of or (b) from dangerous or

defective equipment or property owned or provided in any way by the
Released. I acknowledge that the Retreat is an extreme test if my physical
and mental limits and carries with it the potential for serious injury, property
loss and even death. I further acknowledge that Heather E. Hurd, Kelpytown
Kove, Bianca M. Deluco / Bianca M. Johnson, Full Lotus Yoga & Wellness retreats Kelpytown
Kove & Full Lotus Yoga &; Wellness employees, contractors and agents,
volunteers, the owners or operators of any Retreat facilities or equipment
provided, and the sponsors are not licensed therapists, unless otherwise
disclosed. I will not rely on Heather E. Hurd, Kelpytown Kove, Bianca M.
Deluco / Bianca M Johnson, Full Lotus Yoga & Wellness retreats Kelpytown Kove & Full Lotus
Yoga & Wellness employees, contractors and agents, volunteers, the owners
or operators of any Retreat facilities or equipment provided, and the
sponsors of Kelpytown Kove or the Retreats, for any therapeutic needs, and
will not hold them responsible for my therapeutic needs.

3. Waiver, Release, and Agreement Not to Sue. I, and on behalf of my
executors, administrators, heirs, successors, and assigns, hereby fully
release, waive any claims I or they may have against, discharge and agree
not to sue the Released or each of them from any and all liability to me or
my executor, administrator, heirs, successors and assigns for any and all
damage, injury, pain and suffering, or death of myself or the participant
while participating in, while in route to or from a Retreat, or while
participating in the Retreat or any Activities, whether caused by negligence
or carelessness of the Released or otherwise.

4. Indemnification and Hold Harmless. I, both on my own behalf and as the
parent or legal guardian of a participant of a Retreat, hereby agree to
indemnify and hold harmless the Released and each of them from any loss,
liability, or damage, including reasonable attorneys fees incurred in any suit,
demand, or legal action arising out of any alleged injury, damage or death
resulting from engaging in any Activities or participation in any Retreat,
whether such injury, damage, pain and suffering, or death is alleged to or did
as a result from the negligence or carelessness of any person.

5. Medical Care. Although I acknowledge that there is no obligation of any
person to provide any participant with medical care during, prior to or after
the Retreat, in the event medical treatment is provided to me or my child or
legal guardian, I hereby consent to such care. Paragraphs 2 through 4 of this
waiver and release shall apply to such medical care and such medical care
shall be deemed to be an Activity.

6. Personal Property. I acknowledge and agree that I am responsible for my
equipment and all personal property during the Retreat and that the Released
are not responsible in any way for such property whether it is lost, stolen, or

7. Disasters. I acknowledge that events and occurrences can occur beyond the
control of Kelpytown Kove & Full Lotus Yoga &Wellness, or the Released
that may impact a Retreat and or me. These events and occurrences include,
without limitation, fire, wind, hail, snow, ice, hurricanes, microburst,
tornados, severe rain, lightning, flood, smoke, earthquakes, landslides, acts
of war, acts of governments, terrorist acts, and loss of electricity and other
utilities (collectively “Disasters”). What constitutes a Disaster shall be
determined by Kelpytown Kove & Full Lotus Yoga & Wellness in its sole
discretion. I further acknowledge and agree that Kelpytown Kove & Full
Lotus Yoga & Wellness and the Released shall not be responsible for any
injury, loss, damage, or expense associated with a Disaster. I hereby
acknowledge that I shall not be entitled to a refund, partial or whole, in the
instance that the Retreat is cancelled or shortened due to a Disaster.

8. Words and Images. I understand that during a Retreat I may be
photographed, videotaped, and or my words may be recorded and I authorize
and allow Kelpytown Kove & Full Lotus Yoga & Wellness and its sponsors
to use such images, words and likenesses for marketing, on websites, in
brochures or other writings, including social media, and any other legitimate

9. Interpretation and Governing Law. This document shall be construed
broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permitted
under New York law. If any portion of this document shall be held as
invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall continue to be in full force and
effect. This document shall be governed by the laws of the State of New

1.You are responsible for your experience and well-being while participating in the
Retreat. You agree to support the training environment and contribute to a safe,
respectful, and positive experience for everyone.
2. The practice of yoga, meditation, inquiry and related techniques can produce
non-ordinary states of awareness, and retreat instructors and staff are not
responsible for managing every student’s personal needs. The curriculum for the
retreat has been designed to create the optimal education for the majority of

students, and your specific experiences may be different from others and different
from your expectations.
2.1. If you experience uncomfortable emotions, feelings, physical pain or
discomfort, mental anxiety, stress, or depression you agree to seek professional
assistance from a qualified therapist or medical practitioner outside of this
3. The study of yoga and meditation involves exploring and discussing different
belief systems. You agree to respect all the ideas and practices that are presented as
part of the retreat curriculum. Participating in this retreat does not require or advise
you to change your beliefs in any way.
3.1. If you experience an extenuating life circumstance (ie; death in the family, job
loss, natural disaster, etc) that requires you to cancel your participation we require
notice of the issue in writing to within seven days of
the event. Kelpytown Kove will then determine the most equitable and appropriate
course of action in regards to your financial situation and participation ability.
4. Your Conduct. You are solely responsible for all videos, images, information,
or other data that you upload, publish, or otherwise use via the retreat, if
applicable. Kelpytown Kove, and Full Lotus Yoga &; Wellness reserves the right to
remove any kind of offensive or inappropriate content from the Retreat.
4.1. Interactions within the retreat. You are expected to act respectfully towards
others throughout the retreat and across all relevant platforms. You are responsible
for your own actions and interactions with any other user in connection with the
retreat. Kelpytown Kove and Full Lotus Yoga & Wellness will have no liability or
responsibility in this regard, however we reserve the right, but have no obligation,
to become involved in any way with disputes between you and any other
6. Confidentiality. You understand that we provide space in an intimate setting in
which people may share private and confidential information about themselves or
others. Therefore, you agree to respect and maintain the privacy and confidentiality
of anything shared during the retreat across the platforms we utilize, including after
it has been completed. This section shall survive the termination of this

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