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Terms & Conditions

The Bearded Naked Yogi - Class Terms & Conditions

 

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before booking and participating in any

of The Bearded Naked Yogi group yoga or fitness classes.

 

By booking a class or purchasing a class bundle/package,

you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

 

1. Booking and Payment

 

a. Bookings can be made through our designated booking platform only (www.thebeardednakedyogi.com) and are subject to availability.

b. Payment for each class or package must be made in advance, and fees are non-refundable and non-transferable unless otherwise stated.

c. To reschedule a booking, please contact the Team a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

d. Any rescheduling of bookings made less than 24 hours

before the start of the booked class time will be charged the full amount.

e. The maximum number of participants allowed per booking is 1.

Two or more people joining a class and using the same device to participate must have each made

their own individual booking and payment.

   d. All prices are subject to and include applicable taxes and fees.

 

2. Health and Safety

 

a. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in good health and fit to participate in the group classes. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, injuries, or concerns, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before attending.

b. You must inform the instructor of any health conditions, injuries, or limitations that may affect your participation in the class.

c. It is your responsibility to follow the instructions of the instructor according to the capacity of your own body, practise safe techniques and use suitable equipment and attire.

d. We reserve the right to deny participation to anyone who, in our judgement,

poses a risk to themselves or others.

 

3. Liability

 

a. Participating in group fitness classes involves inherent risks of physical injury or harm.

By attending the classes, you voluntarily assume all such risks and agree to release and hold us,

The Bearded Naked Yogi Team, our instructors and/or any staff harmless from any liability or claims arising out of your participation.

b. We shall not be liable for any loss, damage, theft, or injury to personal property or belongings which occurs during one of our classes.

 

4. Cancellations and Rescheduling

 

a. If you are unable to attend a class, you must cancel or reschedule your booking within the designated time frame as specified by our cancellation policy (no less than 24 hours).

Failure to comply may result in the loss of the class credit.

b. In the case of a cancelled class by the facility or instructor, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you in advance and provide alternative arrangements or a credit/refund, as determined by our policies.

 

5a. Class Etiquette (General)

 

a. Please arrive 2-3 minutes early for the class; this allows sufficient time for check-in and preparation and minimises disruption to other participants if the class has already started and you arrive late.

b. Please respect your fellow participants and instructors; help us to maintain all

The Bearded Naked Yogi classes as positive and inclusive environments for all.

   c. Refrain from using mobile phones or any other disruptive behaviour during the class.

d. For your own privacy and the privacy of other participants, it is forbidden to make any video, pictorial and/or audio recordings of any class.

e. Your camera must remain switched on for the duration of the class.

f. When booking, all participants will receive a confirmation email containing the Zoom link for their chosen class. If you are not familiar with Zoom, please do take the time to familiarise yourself with the application before joining the class.

g. Please carefully read  the Code of Conduct at the bottom of this page before joining any class,

retreat or event.

5b. Class Etiquette (Clothes-Free)

a. All clothes-free classes are strictly non-sexual in nature. It is acknowledged that sometimes performing physical activity such as yoga and yoga conditioning classes can cause physical arousal and this is not frowned upon, however any intentional sexual/sexualised activity during a class will result in immediate expulsion from the class and a ban from attending any future classes.

b. Your camera must remain switched on during the class and you must be

naked for the duration of the class.

c. Please carefully read  the Code of Conduct at the bottom of this page before joining any class,

retreat or event.

 

6. The Bearded Naked Yogi WhatsApp Group

 

a. After attending a minimum of two online clothes-free classes, participants will be invited to join

The Bearded Naked Yogi WhatsApp Group.

b. The WhatsApp Group is for active participants of classes only and

 is used to share information, thoughts and experiences relating to the Science of Yoga, as well as information regarding classes, events and retreats and the sharing of experiences of naturist living and the occasional friendly banter.

c. The WhatsApp Group is to be treated as a safe and welcoming space for all, acknowledging the diverse group of yogis that use the Group and the international make up of our community.

Please carefully read the Code of Conduct below and treat each other with respect.

d. The Group is there for you and you are encouraged to share stories, ask questions and seek support from your fellow yogis - the community is only as strong as its members.

e. It is strictly forbidden to share explicit or pornographic material, including but not limited to, any text, graphics, images, videos or audio files, within the WhatsApp Group - any member of the

WhatsApp Group that shares any explicit or pornographic material

within the group will be removed.

f. Personal privacy is of paramount importance and ensures online safety and respect within

The Bearded Naked Yogi Community; it is strictly forbidden to share the identity, personal details or any personal photos that members may share within the group with anyone outside of the group.

Any member found to have broken these privacy rules will be removed.

g. Unsolicited or unwelcome messages sent by members of the WhatsApp Group to other members of the WhatsApp Group is strictly prohibited.

Any member found to have sent unsolicited or unwelcome messages to another

member will be removed.

h. Any member of the Group who feels these rules have been breached should, in the first instance, contact support@thebeardednakedyogi.com to raise their concerns.

Admission to and ejection from the WhatsApp Group is solely at the

discretion of The Bearded Naked Yogi Team.

 

7. Amendments and Termination

 

a. We reserve the right to make changes to the schedule, instructors, pricing, or terms and conditions, with reasonable notice provided where possible and applicable.

b. During our retreats, our online schedule of classes will not take place.

c. We may terminate or refuse access to classes if you fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions or engage in inappropriate behaviour.

 

Please note that these Terms and Conditions are subject to change, and it is your responsibility to review them periodically.

Disclaimer

The Bearded Naked Yogi Team aims to provide you with the highest quality instruction and experience in the sciences of Yoga, including the practice of

Asana, Pranayama, Meditation and Yoga Conditioning Training.

 

As a fully digital on-line service, your health, well-being and safety is of paramount importance to us, especially as we are often many miles apart when practicing and training together.

 

This disclaimer and the associated Terms & Conditions (see separate Terms & Conditions) are to ensure responsible use of all services provided by The Bearded Naked Yogi Team and offer mutual assurances of safety, care and personal responsibility.

 

Any information provided by The Bearded Naked Yogi Team or through any related materials, including text, graphics, images, videos, or any other content, is for informational purposes only.

It is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

 

Before starting any yoga and/or fitness program, it is crucial that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional to assess your individual health condition and obtain personalised recommendations.

They can provide guidance based on your specific needs, limitations, and goals.

 

Participating in physical activities, exercises, workouts, or any fitness program carries inherent risks.

These activities may involve strenuous exertion, which could lead to injury, illness, or even death.

It is essential to understand and acknowledge these risks before engaging in any fitness-related activities.

 

We strongly recommend that you provide The Bearded Naked Yogi Team with the details of an emergency contact should an accident or event occur during an online class that requires the

attendance of personal and/or medical assistance.

 

All personal details that are shared with The Bearded Naked Yogi Team are stored securely under the European GDPR rules and are never shared with third parties.

 

The creators, authors, and providers of this platform or related materials disclaim any liability or responsibility for any loss, injury, or damage incurred as a direct or indirect result of following the information, suggestions, or recommendations provided. By using this platform or engaging in any yoga- and/or fitness-related activities, you voluntarily assume all risks and agree to release and discharge the creators, authors, and providers from any and all claims, liabilities,

or damages arising out of your participation.

 

It is important to listen to your body, exercise caution, and proceed at your own pace. Stop any activity immediately if you experience pain, discomfort, dizziness, or any other unusual symptoms. It is advisable to seek medical attention if needed.

 

Always use proper form, technique, and equipment when exercising. Follow safety guidelines, such as warming up, cooling down, and using any appropriate protective gear or equipment.

Stay hydrated and take breaks as needed.

 

Please be aware that yoga and/or fitness recommendations and practices may vary based on individual factors, and what works for one person may not be suitable for another.

Any reliance on the information provided is solely at your own risk.

 

By using this platform or engaging in any yoga- and/or fitness-related activities provided by

The Bearded Naked Yogi Team, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to this fitness disclaimer.

Code of Conduct

The Bearded Naked Yogi - Code of Conduct

 

Welcome to The Bearded Naked Yogi Community - we're delighted to have you join us on a journey of self-discovery, mindfulness and connection.

 

This Code of Conduct sets the tone for the nurturing and inclusive atmosphere that is at the heart of

The Bearded Naked Yogi ethos, ensuring that our students can focus on self-discovery, mindfulness, and personal growth while feeling safe and respected.

 

We are committed to creating a safe, respectful and inclusive space for all class participants and we work hard to promote a culture of inclusivity and respect.

 

To ensure that everyone feels comfortable and respected, please adhere to the following

Code of Conduct during your time with us.

 

1. Inclusivity

 

We welcome students of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, and body types. Discrimination, prejudice, or any form of exclusion is not tolerated.

 

Be mindful of participants who may be new to the online class experience or the practice of yoga.

Offer your support and encouragement to make them feel comfortable and included.

 

2. Respect for Boundaries

 

Respect personal space (even online) and consent.

 

Everyone has different comfort levels - physically, emotionally and conversationally.

Be aware of and sensitive to these differences and avoid

making assumptions about other people's boundaries.

 

3. Privacy and & Confidentiality

 

Keep confidential any information shared during a class, including the identity of participants. 

 

Trust and confidentiality are essential for building a safe and supportive community.

 

4. Mindfulness

 

We encourage mindfulness both on and off the yoga mat.

 

Cultivate self-awareness and respect for your own body as well as the bodies of others.

5. Personal Responsibility

 

You are responsible for your own actions and well-being. Ensure you are physically and emotionally prepared for each class, and modify poses and/or movements as necessary to prevent injury.

 

Notify the instructor if you feel uncomfortable or witness any behaviour that

violates this code of conduct.

 

6. Community and Support

 

The Bearded Naked Yogi is committed to providing safe and welcoming spaces for all people to come together and participate in the practices of yoga, meditation and physical fitness

in safe and supportive environments.

 

With this as our guiding principle, we will work with and encourage all participants to foster a sense of community and camaraderie.

 

Share your experiences of the classes thoughtfully and encourage one another's personal growth.

 

Practice empathy and compassion towards all participants. Be an ally and a friend.

 

8. Zero Tolerance

 

Any violations of this code of conduct will be taken seriously.

 

Depending on the nature and severity of the violation, actions may range from a warning to immediate expulsion from a class without a refund.

 

The decision will be made by the class instructor and will be absolutely final.

 

By participating in our classes, you agree to abide by this Code of Conduct and uphold our commitment to inclusivity, respect and mutual support.

 

Together, we can make The Bearded Naked Yogi Community one that is transformative and delivers enriching experiences for everyone.

 

Thank you for helping create a safe and supportive environment for yourself and for your fellow students.

Matt - The Bearded Naked Yogi

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