WAIVER AND RELEASE AGREEMENT
All sessions, classes, use of studio facilities, use of studio-provided equipment (whether during a class or otherwise) and use of any apparatus located within the facility shall be at the participant’s sole risk. The participant understands that the decision to use any equipment or apparatus, or the selection of programs, methods and types of equipment, shall be solely the participant’s responsibility and Elvis Garcia Yoga LLC DBA as Seattle Yoga Lounge (SYL) shall not be liable to participant for any claims, demands, damages or causes of actions due to injury to participant’s person or
property arising out of or in connection with the use by participant of the services, facilities and/or premises of SYL regardless of whether the injury or damages were caused by the negligence of SYL, its employees or its agents. This waiver and release specifically applies to claims of negligent instruction and/or supervision that may arise as a result of injuries sustained during classes or individual training sessions. Although SYL instructors may provide guidance during a class or individual session, it is the sole responsibility of the participant to discontinue participation in any activity he or she feels is beyond his or her capability to safely perform and SYL will not be responsible for any injuries or damages arising from participant’s engagement in any activities at any SYL studio regardless of whether they were caused by the negligence of SYL, its employees or its agents.
It is expressly agreed that the use of all SYL facilities (including but not limited to studio areas, retail areas, parking lots, restrooms, etc.), without limitation and whether engaging in exercise activities or not, shall be undertaken by the participant at his or her sole risk. SYL shall not be liable for any injuries or damages to participant, or the property of participant, or be subject to any claim, demand, damages or causes of action arising out of the use of, or occurring on, any SYL owned, operated or controlled premises regardless of whether it was caused by the negligence of SYL, its employees or its agents. It is agreed that this waiver and release agreement applies to any and all incidents occurring on any SYL owned, operated or controlled premises, including slip or trip and fall incidents, regardless of the cause.
The scope of this waiver and release agreement specifically includes any and all injuries sustained on the premises of any SYL facility and during any event or program organized or operated by SYL away from its facilities (including, but not limited to, parks, beaches, community centers, schools, etc.).
The participant also expressly acknowledges that by signing below he or she is relinquishing all rights he or she may have to sue SYL for injuries arising out of the use of any SYL facilities or its services. This release is intended to be interpreted as broadly as allowed under the law of the state where the participant’s primary SYL facility is located.