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Yoga Teacher Training (2024) Terms and Conditions Sub Heading

The purpose of the terms and conditions for the Yoga teacher training program is to establish a legally binding agreement between the provider of the training (Conrad Freese) and the trainees who wish to enrol in the program.

 

Parties to the Agreement

Provider: Conrad Freese

Trainee: the individual applying for the Teacher Training

 

Course Overview

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training will consist of 10 weekends spread over the course of 10 months (see below). Attendance at each of these weekends is mandatory for completion of the course. Each day of training will last approximately 7.5 hours including suitable breaks for meals (not provided).

 

Dates of the 2024 Yoga Teacher Training

  • Feb 17-18
  • March 16-17
  • April 13-14
  • May 18-19
  • June 22-23
  • July 20-21
  • August 17-18
  • September 21-22
  • October 19-20
  • November 16-17

 

 

Eligibility and Admission

Eligibility Criteria: Those applying for the 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training must have a minimum of two years ongoing experience of Yoga and a regular practice.

If you have not already been studying with Conrad you will be required to provide a reference to ensure that you are at a suitable level, and participation in a class may be required to determine your ability. The course will provide a degree of physical challenge for everyone, should you have any concerns please mention them when completing your application.

 

By applying for a Yoga Teacher Training programme run by Conrad Freese, you agree with and will abide by the following terms and conditions:

 

Booking procedure, cancellation & refund policy

(a) On submission of your application form we will contact you to process your application within 7 days. Further information or a phone interview may be required.

 

(b) All payments made are non-refundable. The cost of the course may vary with various promotions prior to the start date of the course: once payment has been made no refund can be offered nor a discount replied retrospectively.

 

Program Fees: there are several options available to arrange payment including:

  • ‘All in one’: £1500
  • Deposit and instalments: Deposit of £750 and ten further payments of £100 prior to the start of each individual weekend
  • Other payment schedules can be arranged individually at the discretion of the Training provider.

 

(c) It is not possible at any stage to transfer your booking to another programme or service, nor is it possible to transfer your booking for use by another student.

 

(d) Should you be unable to attend the programme due to severe illness, injury, or pregnancy, you will be able to transfer onto a future teacher training programme if sufficient evidence from your GP or other registered doctor is provided.

 

(e) In the unlikely event that the programme is cancelled or changed, you will be able to transfer onto a future training. There will be no compensation available from us for any related costs you may have incurred such as travel and accommodation.

 

  1. Additional costs

(a) Payment for the Training should be made via the website.

 

(b) You will be expected to purchase (or otherwise acquire) items on the reading list at your own cost in preparation for the programme. An approximate total cost of £50.

 

(c) You will need to organise yoga teacher public liability insurance at your own cost (we will discuss this during the first week of the programme). The price of this can vary but in the past has been around £50 per year. Participants can register with YTT CIC as a ‘Trainee Teacher’ for £18 and receive a £10 discount for insurance from BGi.

 

(d) During the programme an assignment will be given which will involve you going to several yoga classes in addition to those classes (‘Morning Intensives’) provided as part of the Yoga Teacher Training. These classes will be at your own cost so please therefore budget for this. There are many free or affordable options including online classes.

 

(e) Upon completing the programme you may register with a representative body such as Yoga Teachers Together CIC or Yoga Alliance Professionals as a Registered Yoga Teacher RYT 200. This is optional and at your own cost.

 

  1. assessment criteria and attendance policy

(a) To receive your 200 hour teacher training qualification, you must meet the following criteria:

 

  • 100% attendance and participation in all sessions
  • Production of a written portfolio documenting your progress through the course
  • Passing a practical teaching exam at the end of the course including a publicly taught class

 

All additional course work completed on time, however if circumstances dictate an appropriate extension period can be organised in conjunction with the course leader.

 

(b) Should make-up sessions be required due to missed sessions or not meeting the course standards, our trainers can provide extra sessions at an additional cost.

 

  1. Changes to Schedule

(a) It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your programme, but arrangements are made many months in advance and changes may have to be made. We reserve the right to, within reason, change any information advertised at any time, to include, but not be limited to, dates, times, content, location, and trainers. We will advise you of any changes at the earliest possible date.

 

  1. insurance and health

(a) It is your responsibility to inform us of any injury/medical conditions or anything else that may impact your programme, when applying, before the programme and before the start of every session. If you have any health concerns, it is advisable that you consult a doctor before attending the programme to ensure you are sufficiently fit and healthy to undertake the programme.

 

(b) If you experience any injury or discomfort during any activity organised for you, you must stop immediately and advise the trainer(s) accordingly.

 

(d) We reserve the right to stop your participation in any activity, at any time, if we consider that you are physically, mentally or emotionally unable to do so in a safe way.

 

  1. liability waiver

(a) By apply for and attending a teacher training with Conrad Freese you accept and will abide by the following release of liability:

 

‘I understand that, while the utmost care is taken, neither the individual trainers, the venue, nor Conrad Freese, will be liable for any damage or injury resulting from my practice or use of the programme venue, nor any loss or damage to personal belongings. I understand that sessions may be physically strenuous and may challenge me mentally and emotionally, and I voluntarily participate in them with the knowledge that there is risk of personal injury, mental health issues, property loss or death. I recognise that it is my responsibility to notify the trainer of any illness or injury before the start of every session and I will not perform any posture to the extent of strain or pain. I understand that should I not want physical adjustment in class it is my responsibility to inform the trainer before the start of every session. Due to the nature of Yoga, I understand that floors maybe slippery, that there may be additional equipment throughout the practice venue, and I will take care when moving around the venue. I agree that neither I, my heirs, assigns or legal representatives will sue or make any other claims of any kind whatsoever against Conrad Freese, its trainers or its clients for any injury, property loss, or wrongful death, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.’

 

(b) The release of liability statement applies to the duration of the programme and every session or activity you participate in, whether in a group or private setting.

 

  1. Media capture

(a) We may capture photo and video content throughout the programme which may be used for purposes to include but not be limited to our website and advertising material. By agreeing with these terms and conditions you grant full permission of the use of this media.

 

  1. Alcohol and drugs policy

(a) you should not attend any session of the programme under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and doing so will result in immediate dismissal from the programme with no refund being issued. You are not permitted to use alcohol or drugs within the venue or during the course of the training day.

 

  1. Right to refuse

(a) We reserve the right to dismiss or refuse entry to any session of the programme at any time at the trainer’s discretion with no refund being issued in the event of breach of any of these terms and conditions, or due to disruptive or abusive behaviour.

 

  1. No guarantee of work

(a) We cannot guarantee employment at the end of the programme. 

 

  1. Privacy policy

(a) Your application and any other contact you make with us, will be dealt with confidentially and only shared with programme trainers and its supporting staff if necessary.

 

  1. Confidentiality

(a) During the programme you will share and hear Confidential Information.  This term includes personal information shared by other participants on the course, and you shall hold all such information in confidence, and not disclose it or permit it to be made available to any other party.

 

  1. Complaints Procedure

(a) At the beginning of the course a representative from among the Trainees will be nominated. Should you have concerns or complaints you are free to inform the representative or Conrad Freese: we will endeavour to put things right and make suitable corrections as appropriate. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the individual behaviour of any other group member, however we do commit to providing a safe and respectful environment between Trainers and Trainees.