Liability Waiver


Island Tides Yoga and Wellness Festival, a product of Discover Charlottetown, its employees, management staff, volunteers, board of directors, trainers, instructors, independent contractors, representatives, the City of Charlottetown, and other funding partners (hereinafter referred to as “Festival”).

Express assumption of risk: I am aware that there are significant risks involved in all aspects of physical training. These risks include but are not limited to: falls which can result in serious injury or death, injury or death due to negligence on the part of myself, my training partner, or other people around me; and injury or death due to improper use or failure of equipment. I am aware that any of these above-mentioned risks may result in serious injury or death to myself and or my partner(s).

I willingly assume full responsibility for the risks that I am exposing myself and any other participants I am registering for, to and accept full responsibility for any injury or death that may result from participation in any activity or class while at the Festival. I, the undersigned, acknowledge that I have no physical impairments or illnesses that will endanger myself or others.

I understand that I am not obligated to perform or participate in any activity that I do not wish to do and that it is my right to refuse such participation at any time during my training sessions. I understand that should I feel excessively lightheaded, faint, dizzy, nauseated, or experience pain, I am to stop the activity and inform my instructor.

I understand that during my training sessions, my instructor may have to use Touch Training to correct alignment and/or to focus my concentration on a particular muscle area to be targeted. If I feel uncomfortable or experience any type of discomfort with Touch Training, I will immediately request that my instructor discontinue using that technique.

The Festival strives to provide a positive and encouraging environment to our participants. Anyone that is disruptive or negatively influences this environment is subject to having their registration revoked. This is at the sole discretion of the Festival.

Release: In consideration of the above-mentioned risks and hazards and in consideration of the fact that I am willingly and voluntarily participating in the activities available at the Festival, I hereby release the Festival, their principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of the above-mentioned parties.

This agreement shall be binding upon me, my successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns, or transferees. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full legal force and effect.

If I am agreeing on behalf of a minor child or other participants I am registering for, I also give full permission for any person connected with the Festival to administer first aid deemed necessary, and in case of serious illness or injury, I give permission to call for medical and or surgical care for the child or other participants and to transport them to a medical facility deemed necessary for their well-being.

Indemnification: The participant recognizes that there is risk involved in the types of activities offered by the Festival. Therefore the participant accepts financial responsibility for any injury that the participant or any other participants they are registering for may cause either to themselves or to any other participant due to their negligence. Should the above-mentioned parties, or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to reimburse them for such fees and costs. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Festival, their principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from liability for the injury or death of any person(s).