Student Agreement and Liability Waiver
(for Live and Online Courses Provided by Tibet House US)
By registering for any online or in-person program, you agree to the following:
- I am participating in classes, series, workshops or retreats during which I may receive information and instruction about meditation. I understand that the practice of meditation may bring awareness to bodily sensations, thoughts, and feelings, including those that may feel familiar/comfortable and those that may feel unfamiliar/uncomfortable.
- I understand that it is my personal responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in any physical fitness program, including meditation. I represent and warrant that I have no medical condition that would prevent my participation in physical fitness/meditation activities. If I experience pain or difficulty that is cause for concern during or after practicing the meditation exercises, I understand that I should stop immediately and consult my healthcare provider before continuing on with the meditation exercises. I recognize that I may also choose to do physical movement, such as sitting, standing and walking meditation. I represent and warrant that I will make the instructor aware of any medical conditions or physical limitations before class. If I am pregnant, become pregnant or I am post-natal or post-surgical, my signature below verifies that I have my physician’s approval to participate.
- In consideration of being permitted to participate in the meditation classes, series, workshops and retreats, whether in-person or online, I agree to assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries or damages, known and unknown, which I might incur as a result of participating. I knowingly, voluntarily, and expressly waive any claim I may have against Tibet House/Menla instructors, representatives, agents, staff, employees and independent contractors, for injuries or damages that I may sustain as a result of participating in classes, series or retreats, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.
I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. By registering for, and participating in any Tibet House sponsored meditation classes, series, workshops and retreats, I voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Tibet House US is committed to building a respectful and open community and to offer to the public at large a space where all members of our community feel welcome and comfortable. As such, negative and inappropriate behaviors are not acceptable, including verbal abuse, hate speech, physical assault, disrespect, intimidation, or other forms of misconduct. We reserve the right to refuse service and/or to restrict access to any visitor whose presence or participation jeopardizes the welcoming and inclusive culture we are working to establish, or detracts from the safety, welfare, and wellbeing of us all. We seek to create an equitable, inclusive, and diverse community representative of the core values of our organization. Any forms of discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or any other grounds are not permitted on the premises. Tibet House management reserves the right, at its own discretion, to reprogram any activity and to dismiss any individuals or groups who infringe upon this Code of Conduct.