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Terms & Conditions

The General Terms and Conditions apply to any retreat guest or host attending or not-attending a retreat with CSYR. By participating in a retreat, the guest, teacher or team member of the host agrees to the applicability of these General Terms and Conditions.

Creating Space Yoga Retreats may amend these General Terms and Conditions at any point in time. The most recent version is listed on their website, and an announcement will be made via email if there are any amendments to these Terms and Conditions.

1. Retreat Participant Policy

1.1 Retreat price

The price for a retreat is found on the CSYR website. If a participant would like to pay in their local currency, CSYR requests the participant contact their customer service for a quote in one of the following currencies; EUR, GBP, AUD, USD & NZD.

1.2 Retreat participant deposit

A non-refundable deposit will secure the participant seat.

1.3 Early bird full payment

The participant is required to pay in full 120 days before the retreat start date shown on their website to receive the early bird rate.

1.4 Standard payment

The standard rate will apply if the participant pays in full 119 days or less from the retreat.

1.5 Payment plans

Monthly payment plans are available. CSYR will issue the participant an online invoice on the first of every month until the full payment is complete. The participant is required to email the accounts team to set up a monthly payment plan info@createspace.yoga

1.6 Bookings close

All retreat bookings close 35 days before the retreat starting date.

1.7 Payment options

CSYR accepts Mastercard, Visa card or Credit card. CSYR also accepts bank transfers to one of their five currency accounts.

2. Hosting a retreat policy

2.1 Retreat host requirements

For a yoga teacher to be able to schedule a retreat with CSYR, He/She is required to hold a minimum of 200 hrs (Registered Yoga Teacher) certification by Yoga Alliance. He/She must gather a group of 10 - 24 participants and work collectively with the CSYR team to run a successful Yoga Retreat.

2.2 Scheduling a retreat

For a yoga teacher wanting to host a retreat, CSYR requires a minimum of ten non-refundable participant deposits and one refundable host deposit. The 11 deposits will secure the discussed dates and start the pre-retreat organization. Please note* The host deposit is refunded on the last day of the retreat if the host meets the requirements.

2.3 The rescheduling of a Creating Space Yoga Retreat

If CSYR or the host reschedules a retreat for any reason, each participant will receive a credit note to the full amount.

2.4 Host profit

On the last day of the retreat, CSYR transfers the total profit to the host's business account. A confirmation of the total amount received must be confirmed via email no later than 14 days after the retreat.

2.5 Retreat minimum bookings

For the retreat to proceed, the host is required to have a minimum of 10 participant bookings.

2.6 Retreat maximum bookings

CSYR retreat capacity is 24 participants.

2.7 Complimentary Retreat

The host will receive a complimentary retreat for a group between 10 - 24 participants.

3. Cancellation policy

3.1 Cancellation policy for a participating guest

Cancellation of a retreat leads to the loss of any funds paid, plus the administrative fees and bank fees. CSYR offers participants the option to rebook a future retreat to the value of the cancelled retreat. The credit note expires within 365 days after the purchase date.

3.2 Cancellation policy for a retreat host

If the host cancels a retreat, all payments made by the participant will be reimbursed. However, the host will not be refunded their paid deposit and will no longer be able to run a future retreat with CSYR.

3.3 The cancellation of a Creating Space Yoga Retreat

If CSYR cancels the retreat for any reason, the full amount paid will be reimbursed seven days after the cancellation.

4. Travel insurance, travel documents and immunizations policy

4.1 Travel insurance

CSYR requires all participants to purchase travel insurance on the same day as the retreat payment.

4.2 Travel documents and immunizations

CSYR advises each participant and host to obtain all required travel documents including Visas, Passport and any other documents noted. CSYR provides all necessary pre-retreat documentation per participant sent via email. It is the participant's responsibility to visit the travel doctor five months before the retreat, to ensure the traveller has the correct immunizations.

5. Release and Waiver of Liability and privacy policy

5.1 By making a payment to CSYR business account, the participant fully understands, has read and agrees to the booking terms and conditions.

5.2 The participant accepts all risks and hereby indemnify and release Creating Space Yoga Retreats, the trip leader, their agent(s) affiliations, sponsors, promoters and any person or body directly and indirectly associated with the Creating Space Yoga Retreats, against all liability (including liability for their negligence and the negligence of others directly or indirectly associated with Creating Space Yoga Retreats) claims, demands and proceedings arising out of or connected with my participation in this activity.

5.3 The participant accepts that Creating Space Yoga Retreats, the trip leader and/or other staff are not liable for lost or stolen property.

5.4 The participant acknowledges that participating in the retreat may involve a risk of serious injury or even death from various causes including but not limited to: overexertion, dehydration, accidents, food, animals, people and the surroundings.

5.5 The participant attests that He or She is physically fit to participate safely in the retreat and that a qualified medical practitioner has not advised otherwise.

5.6 The participant is not aware of any medical condition, injury or impairment that will be detrimental to their health if He or She participates in the retreat. If the participant becomes aware of any medical condition, injury or impairment that may be detrimental to their health, the participant will inform the trip leader and/or staff will be immediately informed. By continuing to participate in this retreat, the participant accepts the risks despite these conditions and still, and will always be under the terms of this agreement.

5.7 The participant acknowledges this retreat includes accommodation of hotels, camping and village guest house stays. The traveller accepts to stay at these types of accommodation at their own risk.

5.8 The participant acknowledges that photographs and/or videos will be taken during the retreat.

5.9 The participant accepts that any photographs and/or videos taken during the retreat may be used on social media or for the marketing of Creating Space Yoga Retreats.

5.10 The participant certifies that He or She is 18 years or older and has read this document and fully understands it. OR, as a parent or guardian of the participant, agree to the above for the participant and on behalf of the participant.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding our Terms and Conditions please send your email to info@createspace.yoga

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