ALIGN BALLET METHOD INC.

Waiver of Liability and Informed Consent

I, the under signed student, hereby consent to participation in the ballet training, fitness conditioning, and other physical activity sessions and/or classes of the Align Ballet Method Inc., a California corporation (“ALIGN”) (hereinafter collectively, the “Activity”) and acknowledge that I fully understand my participation may involve risk of serious emotional and/or physical injury, including without limitation losses which may result not only from my own actions, inactions or negligence, but also from the actions, inactions, and / or negligence of others who participate in the Activity, the condition of the facilities, equipment, areas where the Activity is being conducted, locker rooms, dance studios, showers, parking areas, and / or sidewalks near said locations.  I understand that if I have any risk concerns, I should discuss the risks associated with my participation with the instructors, before I sign this document and before the Activity begins. 

I understand that the purpose of the activity is to develop and maintain cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition, flexibility, muscular strength, and endurance and that participation in the Activity involves various degrees and intensities of physical exercise which may potentially be rigorous. The programs may include stretching, rhythmic aerobic exercise, choreographed dance fitness classes, pointe work, calisthenics, plyometrics, and / or strength training.  I certify that I am in good health and have no physical condition that would prevent participation in the Activity. Furthermore, I agree to use my personal medical insurance as a primary medical coverage payment if accident or injury occurs.  I consent to emergency medical treatment in the event such care is required.  Knowing and understanding the risks involved with participation in the Activity, I hereby voluntarily and willingly assume responsibility for all risks and dangers associated with my participation in the Activity.  I agree I am financially responsible for any losses resulting from my actions and will indemnify ALIGN and its officers, directors, employees and agents, for any loss or damage caused by myself during this Activity.

In consideration of my participation in the Activity, I hereby expressly waive all claims and / or causes of action against ALIGN and its officers, directors, independent studio owners, employees, instructors, and agents, arising out of my participation in the Activity and hereby release, hold harmless, and discharge ALIGN and its officers, directors, independent studio owners, employees and agents from all liability in connection there with except such loss or damage which was caused by the sole gross negligence and / or willful misconduct of ALIGN and it’s officers, directors, independent studio owners, employees, instructors, and agents. I hereby expressly assume all risks, resulting complications, illnesses that may result from my participation in the Activity, as well as any of the risk of the following that may occur: property damage, property loss and/or theft of personal property.
I have read this agreement and understand the terms used in it and their legal significance.  This waiver and release is freely and voluntarily given with the understanding that right to legal recourse against ALIGN and its officers, directors, independent studio owners, employees, instructors, and agents is knowingly given up in return for allowing my participation in the Activity.  My signature on this document is intended to bind not only myself but also my successors, heirs, representatives, administrators, and assigns. I have read, understand, acknowledge, accept and agree to the entirety of this agreement. By signing and clicking “I Agree”, I agree that I have read, understand, acknowledge accept and agree to the entirety of this agreement.