By registering and attending any courses/workshops/events (online and offline) hosted by Michelle Dowker, MSc, ND, WellBalance, her employees, agents, representatives, team members, as well as its owners, principals, employees, agents and representatives (hereafter collectively “MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES”) you acknowledge, understand and expressly agree to the following:
1. The contents of her website, programs, online presentations or workshops, social media content, or any other content associated with MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES are not intended to, and should not take the place of professional advice and services including but not limited to: medical, legal, financial, business and/or psychological;
2. I agree that I will not hold Michelle Dowker accountable for any choices I make as a result of any service provided through MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES, its websites, associated email accounts, or any of its social media accounts;
3. This service offering is for information purposes only, and not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition.
I, the participant, (“the Releasor/attendee”), understand and acknowledge that the discussions, consultations and breathwork session session(s), teaching(s), videos(s) I have, the Releasees:
1. are not intended to replace any relationship I have with my medical doctor and/or primary health care provider(s);
2. are not intended to constitute medical advice or any substitution for medical care;
3. are not intended to be relied on for prescriptions, recommendations, diagnosis or treatment in relation to any health problem or disease.
Breathwork can result in intense physical and emotional release. Therefore, it is not advised for persons with a history of cardiovascular disease, including angina or heart attack, high blood pressure, use of a pace-maker, glaucoma, retinal detachment, osteoporosis, significant recent physical injuries or surgery.
Breathwork is not advised for persons with mental illness or seizure disorders or for persons using major medications. It is also unsuitable for anyone with a personal or family history of aneurysms. Pregnant women are advised against practicing Breathwork without first consulting and getting approval from their primary care physician. Persons with asthma should bring their inhaler and consult with their primary care physician and Breathwork class facilitator. This work is deeply experiential. It may involve intense and energetic emotional release.
I certify that I have consulted a health professional regarding any condition physical, mental or emotional that could interfere with my judgment, or affect my health in any way during or after any and all session(s). I understand and acknowledge that I am responsible for consulting my health care provider or doctor in case I have or suspect to be suffering from a health problem. I also understand that even though you have been accepted as a participant, you responsible for any consequence resulting from any and all session(s).
I understand the stories or testimonials presented before or during the session do not constitute a warranty, guarantee, or prediction regarding my experience during or after the session. MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES make no warranty, guarantee, or prediction that I will experience any particular state of awareness or consciousness during or after any and all session(s), nor does it make any representation that I will experience any particular outcome on an issue. In the instance of a group processes I may voluntarily reveal personal information, in doing so I understand that and hereby waive my rights of privacy and confidentiality.
I further understand that my participation in any and all session(s) is not intended to create nor does it establish a client-practitioner relationship or any other type of therapeutic or professional relationship between me and MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES.
I understand and acknowledge that by participating in any and all session(s), I do it at my own risk. It is with this understanding that I voluntarily sign this waiver. Since any and all session(s) are experiential and the extent of any and all session(s) risks and benefits are not fully known, I agree to assume and accept full complete responsibility for any known and unknown risks associated with my participation in any and all session(s), including any physical injury, psychological or emotional effects, death, loss, or property damage.
I agree and understand any and all session(s) may be filmed, photographed and/or recorded and that MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES shall have all rights in and to such film, photographs and/or recording, including the copyright therein. The copyright shall include, but not be limited to, the right to use, re-use, publish, and re-publish and otherwise reproduce, modify, and display any such film, photograph and/or recording for educational and promotional purposes, including without limitation, audiotapes, audio CDs, DVDs, websites, video, or film or any other form of recorded images.
I grant MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES the right, without compensation to myself, to film, photograph and/or record me while participating in any and all session(s) and I waive any right which I now have or may have hereafter in any such film, photograph and/or recording. I agree to not record by audio, video, photographic or any other means, any portion of any and all session(s).
In my personal name, that of my heirs and assignees, I exonerate and totally and indefinitely release the relinquishers of any suit, complaint, declaration, damage, cost and / or expense of any kind (that any such prosecution, complaint, declaration, damage, cost and/or expense is caused by the passive or active negligence of the Releasees or otherwise) in connection resulting from any discussion, consultation any and all session(s) I had.
I confirm that by purchasing digital program material, I waive any 14-day right to cancel laws and that this right is no longer valid. No refunds are provided on program purchases unless otherwise stated.
BY REGISTERING FOR ANY OFFERINGS CREATED BY MICHELLE DOWKER RELEASEES YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ABOVE, AGREE WITH, AND WILL ABIDE BY IT.