Terms & Conditions

1. Applicability

These Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) apply to the Yin Yoga Teacher Training (the “Training”) with Marije E. Paternotte at Samahita Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand, to be held October 24 – November 3, 2018. By accepting the Terms you will be bound by that which is set forth therein.

2. Tuition

The tuition for the Training (the “Tuition”) is:

Early bird prices

till April 24, 2018
There are 5 Early Bird spots available

  • Private Room: USD 2540
  • Semi Private Room: USD 2350
  • Shared Two-Bedroom Loft: USD 2140
  • Private Room Couple:  USD 2140

Regular prices

after April 24, 2018

  • Private Room: USD 2850
  • Semi Private Room:   USD 2610
  • Shared Two-Bedroom Loft: USD 2375
  • Private Room Couple: USD 2375

The Tuition is per person, and is inclusive of accommodation for 10 days, 3 buffet meals daily, and full use of the Samahita Retreat facilities (as far as the training hours permit).

3. Deposit and Payment

3.1 Deposit.  When date of application is before June 24, 2018 a deposit (hereinafter the “Deposit”) of THB 24,000 will secure your reservation.

Payment of the Deposit is due upon acceptance of your application. Payment of the remaining Tuition needs to be received by June 24, 2018.

3.2 Full payment. When date of application is after June 24, 2018 payment of the full Tuition will secure your reservation.

3.3 Currency and fees Payment needs to be made in Thai Bhat. In the case your bank doesn’t allow for a transfer in foreign currency, please use the current daily exchange rate. All fees that may be incurred with this payment are for your own account.

3.4 Payment instructions Payments should be made by bank transfer to:

Marije Paternotte at:
JPMorgan Chase
270 Park Ave
New York, NY 10017

account number: 238803925
routing number: 021000021 (within the USA)
SWIFT: CHASUS33 (outside the USA)

Upon request, payment can be made though PayPal, which will incur a 3.5% surcharge.

4. Cancellation

4.1 All cancellations must be made in writing to Marije Paternotte at marije@marijepaternotte.com. In the event you need to cancel your participation in the Training, you must submit your cancellation before July 24, 2018.

4.2 If you cancel before July 24, 2018, a 25% cancellation fee per person will be charged based on the regular Tuition of a private room. There will be no refunds for cancellations after July 24, 2018.

4.3 This cancellation policy is firm.

5. Refunds

5.1 No refunds will be made for failure to attend or failure to complete the Training for whatever reason.

5.2 Any refund will be processed within 2 weeks following the Training.

6. Limitation of Liability

6.1 Your Age.  You must be 18 years old or older, and fully empowered under the laws of New Jersey and your state or country of residence to enter into a binding contract, in order to participate in the Training.

6.2 Your Health and Physical Condition.  Every form of exercise carries some degree of risk of injury. Some yoga exercises and postures are not appropriate for every person.  You are responsible for making sure that your (mental) health and physical condition permit you to fully participate in the Training, by consulting with an appropriate health-care professional before enrolling and participating. By applying for the Training you confirm you are able and deemed fit to participate fully.

6.3 Waiver of Claims.  Accidents can happen in any form of exercise. Except for claims of personal injury based on intentional wrongful acts of Marije E. Paternotte, you are assuming the risk of injury, damage and/or loss of any kind to you and your property resulting from or related to your participation in the Training, and you are waiving, releasing and discharging any and all such claims. The waiver of liability under these Terms applies to Marije E. Paternotte and her teaching assistant(s) and extends to all claims, debts, liabilities, costs, expenses, and causes of action relating in any way to your participation in the Training.

6.4 Indemnity.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Marije E. Paternotte harmless from and against any and all of the claims that are waived in Section 6.3 above, and any other loss or liability resulting from your wrongful acts during the Training.

7. Arbitration

You agree that any disputes arising under the Terms will be submitted to confidential binding arbitration in New Jersey, before a single arbitrator pursuant to the then-applicable rules of the American Arbitration Association.