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You have indicated that you do, or might have an injury or illness that may restrict your ability to do a Studio Pilates class. Please outline the relevant information below and provide as much detail as you can.

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  • Waiver of Liability and Prospective Release Form for Studio Pilates International

    I declare that I am over 18 years of age (or have otherwise provided parental consent) and acknowledge and understand that I have voluntarily chosen to participate in the classes and activities offered by Studio Pilates International.

    I acknowledge and agree that the workouts are a recreational sports activity and may involve strenuous physical activity including, but not limited to stretches, lifts, use of props, use of reformer machines, gymnastic movements, strenuous bodyweight exercises and other strenuous activities that I am not obliged to perform, nor am I obliged to 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 classes.

    I understand that there are inherent risks in all aspects of physical exercise, and I acknowledge that I have been informed of the possible strenuous nature of training. I agree that prior to my participation I will inform Studio Pilates International of any known medical conditions or factors that may place me at risk. Studio Pilates International may request a medical release from my medical practitioner prior to participation. I will inform Studio Pilates International of any symptoms before, during and after participation in a Studio Pilates International class.

    I also understand that if I am a prenatal or postnatal client, that I must consult with my physician and receive clearance to perform physical exercise.

    I release Studio Pilates International and its staff, employers and agents from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in the classes, activities and services provided by Studio Pilates International.

    I agree to hold harmless and indemnify Studio Pilates International and its employees and agents from any and all liability for any damage to the property of, or personal injury to, any third party, resulting from my participation in any program, activity or service provided by Studio Pilates International. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

    In checking the box below I declare that I have advised Studio Pilates of any injury, back, neck or joint pain, restricted movement, heart issues, asthma, or high or low blood pressure, arthritis, slipped or bulging vertebral disk, pelvic floor conditions, dizziness, diabetes, epilepsy, hernia, bone degeneration, high cholesterol, allergies or chronic illness. I also declare that I have notified Studio Pilates if I am pregnant and/or have given birth in the last 12 months, or if I have undergone surgery in the past 12 months.

    If any of the above health conditions apply to you, please include full details in this form.

    Studio Pilates International shall not undertake any obligation (whether contractually, at common law or otherwise) to advise or treat me in relation to any of the matters referred to in the preceding paragraph. I acknowledge that it is my obligation and mine alone to take responsibility for my health and wellbeing during any type of exercise I undertake with Studio Pilates International.

    By checking this box below, I acknowledge that Studio Pilates International shall not be liable or responsible to me for articles lost, damaged or stolen from any of its studios.

    By checking the box below I also acknowledge that I am aware that to ensure that Studio Pilates International is able to provide me with the best possible service, all studios have been fitted with CCTV cameras and audio that are operated on an ongoing basis. These cameras and audio are used strictly for security, protection and training purposes only. Access to this footage is restricted and can only be viewed by authorised personnel.

    I understand that from time to time Studio Pilates International and/or its employees or contractors may film or photograph the classes, activities or services provided by Studio Pilates International. By checking the box below, I permit Studio Pilates International and its licensees or assignees to use, publish, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, perform, display and/or otherwise exploit my name, image, voice and likeness, either complete or in part, alone or in conjunction with any wording, for uses including publicity and/or merchandising and/or editorial purposes in any country in connection with any part of the business of Studio Pilates International in any manner and in all forms of media whether now existing or developed in the future. I hereby waive any right to inspect and approve the photographs or videos or the printed/digital/electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with them now or in the future, regardless of whether that use is known or unknown. I waive any right to copyright or royalties or other compensation from or related to use of the photography or videos or adaptations thereof.

    I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. I voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.

    I acknowledge that this waiver may be pleaded in response as a bar to any legal proceeding taken by me or on my behalf.

    Please note: terms and conditions of this release form and waiver of liability are subject to change without notice.

    All persons under 18 years of age must have this form signed on their behalf by a parent or guardian before attending a Studio Pilates International class. Once the parent or guardian has signed the waiver, persons under 18 years of age may attend Studio Pilates International classes.

  • STUDIO PILATES INTERNATIONAL WAIVER OF LIABILITY

    PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY – IT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND WILL LIMIT YOUR ABILITY TO BRING FUTURE LEGAL CLAIMS

    In this waiver, references to "SPI" are to the relevant franchisee of Studio Pilates International Pty Limited ("SPI (Aus)"), except in paragraphs 1(a), (k) and (l) where such references extend to also include SPI (Aus).

    Without limiting the Studio Pilates International Terms and Conditions:

    1. I understand, acknowledge and agree:
      1. my participation in SPI classes and my use of equipment purchased from or provided by SPI ("my participation") involves inherent risks including risks of personal injury and/or property loss or damage;
      2. my participation is entirely at my own risk and I voluntarily assume all risks that may arise from my participation;
      3. no medical health professional has advised me against my participation;
      4. I know of no reason why, and I will seek medical advice if I am in any doubt that, my participation would in any way be unsafe for me or for any other participant;
      5. I will keep SPI and all relevant SPI instructors informed of any pre-existing injury, medical condition, disability, pregnancy or other fact or circumstance or risk to my health that may prevent my participation from being safe;
      6. I will inform all relevant SPI instructors immediately of any injury I sustain or medical event I suffer in connection with my participation;
      7. if I am pregnant, my obstetrician or other similarly appropriately qualified medical health professional approves of my participation;
      8. unless I provide instructions to the contrary, I may be given medical treatment for an injury, accident or illness occurring in connection with my participation, and information about that treatment, injury, accident or illness may be passed on to third parties;
      9. SPI instructors and other SPI personnel are not medically trained and are therefore not qualified to assess whether I am in good physical condition or that I can engage in exercise without detriment to my health, safety, comfort or physical condition;
      10. SPI instructors may make physical contact with me to instruct, correct or adjust me during my participation;
      11. I will abide by the Studio Pilates InternationalTerms and Conditions, and the rules, directions, policies and procedures of SPI and all relevant SPI instructors;
      12. I am responsible for the security of my personal property at all times and SPI will not be liable in any way if my personal property is lost, damaged or stolen;
      13. my participation is conditional upon my agreeing to the terms of and providing this waiver of liability.
      14. from time to time Studio Pilates International and/or its employees or contractors may film or photograph the classes, activities or services provided by Studio Pilates International. By checking the box below, I permit Studio Pilates International and its licensees or assignees to use, publish, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, perform, display and/or otherwise exploit my name, image, voice and likeness, either complete or inpart, alone or in conjunction with any wording, for uses including publicity and/or merchandising and/or editorial purposes in any country in connection with any part of the business of Studio Pilates International in any manner and in all forms of media whether now existing or developed in the future. I hereby waive any right to inspect and approve the photographs or videos or the printed/digital/electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with them now or in the future, regardless of whether that use is known or unknown. I waive any right to copyright or royalties or other compensation from or related to use of the photography or videos or adaptations thereof.
    2. To the maximum extent permitted by law:
      1. and subject to any rights or remedies I may have under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or any other New Zealand law, I waive, and release and discharge the Released Parties (as defined below) from all liability in respect of, any claims, actions, demands and proceedings of any kind (other than those resulting from a Released Party's own negligence) for any direct or indirect loss of property, property damage, death, disability or injury (including mental injury) suffered by me in connection with my participation ("Claims");
      2. I fully indemnify, and will keep indemnified, the Released Parties against any Claims;
      3. this waiver, release and discharge of liability, and this indemnity, are binding on my executors, heirs, successors and assigns.

    "Released Parties" means SPI (Aus), its franchisees, and any of their respective directors, related entities, lessors, instructors, employees, agents, customers, or other persons or entities directly or indirectly associated with them, and providers of medical treatment.

  • Waiver of Liability and Prospective Release Form for Studio Pilates International

    I declare that I am over 18 years of age (or have otherwise provided parental consent) and acknowledge and understand that I have voluntarily chosen to participate in the classes and activities offered by a franchisee of Studio Pilates International USA Corp. (“Franchisor, Franchisee and their affiliated and parent companies are jointly referred to as ”Studio Pilates International”).

    I acknowledge and agree that the workouts are a recreational sports activity and may involve strenuous physical activity including, but not limited to stretches, lifts, use of props, use of reformer machines, gymnastic movements, strenuous bodyweight exercises and other strenuous activities that I am not obliged to perform, nor am I obliged to 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 classes.

    I understand that there are inherent risks in all aspects of physical exercise and I acknowledge that I have been informed of the possible strenuous nature of training. I agree that prior to my participation I will inform Studio Pilates International of any known medical conditions or factors that may place me at risk. Studio Pilates International may request a medical release from my medical practitioner prior to participation. I will inform Studio Pilates International of any symptoms before, during and after participation in a Studio Pilates International class.

    I also understand that if I am a prenatal or postnatal client, I must consult with my physician and receive clearance to perform physical exercise.

    I release Studio Pilates International and its staff, employers and agents from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in the classes, activities and services provided by Studio Pilates International. I knowingly waive the right to a jury trial and the right to punitive damages in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to my participation in such classes, activities, and services, or this waiver and prospective release.

    I agree to hold harmless and indemnify Studio Pilates International and its employees and agents from any and all liability for any damage to the property of, or personal injury to, any third party, resulting from my participation in any program, activity or service provided by Studio Pilates International. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

    In checking the box below I agree that I have not experienced any injury, back, neck or joint pain, restricted movement, heart issues, asthma, or high or low blood pressure, arthritis, slipped or bulging vertebral disk, pelvic floor conditions, dizziness, diabetes, epilepsy, hernia, bone degeneration, high cholesterol, allergies or chronic illness. I also declare that I have notified Studio Pilates if I am pregnant and/or have given birth in the last 12 months, or if I have undergone surgery in the past 12 months.

    If any of the above health conditions apply to you, please include full details in this form.

    Studio Pilates International shall not undertake any obligation (whether contractually, at common law or otherwise) to advise or treat me in relation to any of the matters referred to in the preceding paragraph. I acknowledge that it is my obligation and mine alone to take responsibility for my health and wellbeing during any type of exercise I undertake with Studio Pilates International.

    By checking this box below, I acknowledge that Studio Pilates International shall not be liable or responsible to me for articles lost, damaged or stolen from any of its studios.

    By checking the box below I also acknowledge that I am aware that to ensure that Studio Pilates International is able to provide me with the best possible service, all studios have been fitted with CCTV cameras and audio that are operated on an ongoing basis. These cameras and audio are used strictly for security, protection and training purposes only. Access to this footage is restricted and can only be viewed by authorised personnel.

    I understand that from time to time Studio Pilates International and/or its employees or contractors may film or photograph the classes, activities or services provided by Studio Pilates International. By checking the box below, I permit Studio Pilates International and its licensees or assignees to use, publish, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, perform, display and/or otherwise exploit my name, image, voice and likeness, either complete or in part, alone or in conjunction with any wording, for uses including publicity and/or merchandising and/or editorial purposes in any country in connection with any part of the business of Studio Pilates International in any manner and in all forms of media whether now existing or developed in the future. I hereby waive any right to inspect and approve the photographs or videos or the printed/digital/electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with them now or in the future, regardless of whether that use is known or unknown. I waive any right to copyright or royalties or other compensation from or related to use of the photography or videos or adaptations thereof.

    I have read the above release form and waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. I voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.

    I acknowledge that this waiver may be pleaded in response as a bar to any legal proceeding taken by me or on my behalf.

    All persons under 18 years of age must have a Waiver of Liability signed on their behalf by a parent or guardian before attending a Studio Pilates International class. Once the parent or guardian has signed the waiver, persons under 18 years of age may attend Studio Pilates International classes.

    Please note: terms and conditions of this release form and waiver of liability are subject to change without notice.

  • Waiver of Liability and Prospective Release Form for Studio Pilates International

    I declare that I am over 18 years of age.

    I acknowledge and agree that the workouts are a recreational sports activity and may involve strenuous physical activity.

    I understand that I am not obliged to 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 classes.

    I understand that there are inherent risks in all aspects of physical exercise and I acknowledge that I have been informed of the possible strenuous nature of training. I agree that prior to my participation I will inform Studio Pilates International of any known medical conditions or factors that may place me at risk. Studio Pilates International may request a medical release from my medical practitioner prior to participation. I will inform Studio Pilates International of any symptoms before, during and after participation in a Studio Pilates International class.

    I release Studio Pilates International and its staff, employers and agents from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in the classes, activities and services provided by Studio Pilates International.

    In checking the box below, I confirm that I have advised Studio Pilates International if I have experienced any of the following conditions:

    Any injury, back, neck or joint pain, restricted movement, heart issues, asthma, or high or low blood pressure, arthritis, slipped or bulging vertebral disk, pelvic floor conditions, dizziness, diabetes, epilepsy, hernia, bone degeneration, high cholesterol, allergies or chronic illness. I also declare that I am not currently pregnant and/or have given birth in the last 12 months and that I have not undergone surgery in the past 12 months.

    I acknowledge that it is my obligation and mine alone to take responsibility for my health and wellbeing during any type of exercise I undertake with Studio Pilates International.

    By checking this box below, I acknowledge that Studio Pilates International shall not be liable or responsible to me for articles lost, damaged or stolen from any of its studios.

    By checking the box below I also acknowledge that I am aware that to ensure that Studio Pilates International is able to provide me with the best possible service, all studios have been fitted with CCTV cameras and audio that are operated on an ongoing basis. These cameras and audio are used strictly for security, protection and training purposes only. Access to this footage is restricted and can only be viewed by authorised personnel.

    I have read the above release form and waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. I voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.

    I acknowledge that this waiver may be pleaded in response as a bar to any legal proceeding taken by me or on my behalf.

    Please note: terms and conditions of this release form and waiver of liability are subject to change without notice.