Terms & Conditions

1. Applicability

These Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) apply to the Silent Weekend Retreat (the “Retreat”) with Marije E. Paternotte at Won Dharma Center, Claverack, New York, to be held April 6 – 8, 2018. By accepting these Terms you will be bound by that which is set forth in these Terms.

2. Rates

The rate for the Retreat (the “Rate”) is:

Single room (3 rooms available): USD 580
Double room: USD 475
Quad room (4 single beds in one room): USD 340

The Rate is per person, and is inclusive of accommodation for 2 nights, dinner on Friday night, 3 meals on Saturday, breakfast and lunch on Sunday, as well as full use of the Won Dharma facilities (as far as permitted by the center).

3. Payment

Payment in full is due at the time of registration.

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

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

Your reservation is guaranteed after receipt of full payment.

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 Retreat, you must submit your cancellation 5 weeks prior to the Retreat, which is by March 2, 2018.

4.2 If you cancel up to 5 weeks before the Retreat, a 25% cancellation fee per person will be charged based on the Rate of a private room. There will be no refunds for cancellations within 12 weeks of the retreat.

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 Retreat for whatever reason.

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

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 Retreat.

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 health and physical condition permit you to fully participate in the Retreat, by consulting with an appropriate (mental) health-care professional before enrolling and participating. By applying for the Retreat 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 Retreat, and you are waiving, releasing and discharging any and all such claims. The waiver of liability under these Terms applies to Marije 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 Retreat.

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 Retreat.

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.