INDEMNITY/RELEASE/WAIVER

I understand that the none of Elementum Coaching Institute nor Stefanos Sifandos nor Christine Hassler nor Alexi Panos nor Preston Smiles either collectively nor individually claim to be licensed medical or mental health professionals of any kind. If I am currently under the care of a mental health professional, it is my responsibility to consult with that person regarding the advisability of working with life coaches and to make that person aware of my decision to proceed with this program.

I understand that while a participant of or certified coach as a result of the Elementum Coaching Institute, I will never present myself as or in any way claim to be licensed medical or mental health professionals of any kind. I will ensure any client I work with while participating in this program understands that if he/she are currently under the care of a mental health professional, it is his/her responsibility to consult with that person regarding the advisability of working with life coaches and to make that person aware of his/her decision to proceed with coaching.

Elementum Coaching Institute has the right to refuse service to currently enrolled paid students at our discretion. A refund or partial refund will be applied to current students who Elementum Coaching Institutes decides are not a good fit for the program. 

I understand that Elementum is a professional development course for training, NOT a personal development or therapy course. Signing up for this course means you accept responsibility for the professional coursework involved and, if necessary, will reach out for additional support outside the program.

While a participant of or certified coach as a result of the Elementum Coaching Institute I will never claim or in any way present coaching as a substitute for counseling, psychotherapy, mental health care, or substance abuse treatment.

I am responsible for seeking independent professional guidance in specialized areas. I understand that all decisions in these areas are exclusively mine and I acknowledge that my decisions and my actions regarding them are my responsibility.  I agree to indemnify the Elementum Coaching Institute and/or Stefanos Sifandos and/or Christine Hassler and/or Alexi Panos and/or Preston Smiles from any third party claims based on my breach of the above promises.

By proceeding through this course, I am freely and voluntarily assuming the risks arising from my participation. I take full responsibility for my personal health and well-being, my actions and decisions, and my personal care during my time in this program and thereafter.

The information and processes taught in this program are real and based on years of work with people. However, Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute or Christine Hassler Inc cannot, in any good conscious guarantee any outcome of a relationship or any other desired outcome by participating in this program.

All products and services by Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles / Elementum Coaching Institute / Christine Hassler Inc. are for educational and informational purposes only. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your registration here you agree not to attempt to hold us liable.

Enrollment fee is refundable up to 60 days before program start date. Once the program begins, the enrollment fee is non-refundable. 

 

BreathWork/Somatic Work

If it so happens that Breathwork or Somatic Work of any kind is part of the service, I acknowledge that I have voluntarily enrolled in this Breathwork activity.

I understand that I am under no obligation of any kind to participate in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity, and I voluntarily enter into this Waiver and Release of Liability.

I understand that Breathwork/Somatic Work is a personal growth experience designed to enhance the quality of life and is not a substitute for psychotherapy.

I understand that this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity will involve strong connected breathing and may include guided meditation.

I understand that Breathwork/Somatic Work can involve dramatic experiences accompanied by strong emotional and physical responses.

I understand that I may find Breathwork/Somatic Work physically, emotionally, and/or mentally stressful. I hereby affirm that I am in good health and able to participate in this activity. I do not have any physical or mental conditions which would impair my ability to engage in this activity or which would otherwise endanger my health during this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity, or which would cause any risk of harm to myself or other participants.

I understand that this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity is not medically supervised. I have hereby been advised that I should talk to my physician and/or psychotherapist if I have any questions about my physical or mental ability to safely participate in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity. If I have chosen not to obtain a physician’s consent prior to my participation in Breathwork/Somatic Work, I hereby agree that I am doing so solely at my own risk.

I understand that it is my sole responsibility to participate in activities that are appropriate for the current status of my health and to modify this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity to accommodate my own needs or limitations. If I have any questions or concerns about whether or not a particular activity is appropriate to my current health status,

I understand it is my responsibility to ask my doctor before I participate in such activity. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles / Elementum Coaching Institute / Christine Hassler Inc. and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of my participation in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity.

In consideration of my participation in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity, I hereby waive and release Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, Christine Hassler, Inc. from any and all claims, costs, liability and expense for any injury, loss or damage whether known, anticipated or unanticipated arising from my participation in Breathwork/Somatic Work.

I understand there are certification programs for Breathwork/Somatic work that are required before I can use it in my coaching practice but in all instances, I understand that if I intend to use Breathwork/Somatic work in my coaching practice I will pass on each and every of the above considerations to my clients.  I agree to indemnify Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, Christine Hassler, Inc. from my use of Breathwork/Somatic work in my coaching practice or otherwise.  

This Indemnity obligation and Waiver and Release of Liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I acknowledge that I have thoroughly read this Waiver and Release of Liability in its entirety and fully understand it. By agreeing to these terms, I am waiving certain rights I and/or my successors might have to bring legal action or assert a claim against Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, or Christine Hassler, Inc.

Video Audio Photography Release
I hereby consent to be photographed, recorded and/or filmed by Elementum Coaching Institute ("ELEM") on the following terms:
1. ELEM will own any and all rights in the photography, recording or filming for the purposes of the Elementum Coaching Institute training and marketing (the “Use”). Recordings of live coaching sessions will only be seen by other Elementum students who have enrolled in the course and will not be utilized for social media, marketing, or any other public purposes. I acknowledge and agree that these limitations do not apply to a testimonial I provide.
2. I consent to the Use of any printed material in conjunction with the abovementioned Use.
3. I hereby waive all personal rights and objections to, including the right to inspect, any Use which will be made of my Appearance by ELEM.
4. I hereby waive, release and forever discharge the ELEM and all persons acting under its permission or authority from all claims, actions and liability relating to Use.
5. I understand that I will not receive any compensation or payment or any form of remuneration now or in the future in consideration for the above consent.
6. Definitions
(a) Appearance means my name, image, physical likeness, voice, any and all attributes of my personality and/or performance;
(b) ELEM means Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, or Christine Hassler, Inc. and any successors, assigns or licensees.