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Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Yoga Therapy with Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC. Yoga, applied in the therapeutic, personalized session, is an opportunity for you to explore your body, mind, and Spirit connection and a timeout for you to be with you. It is my intention to create a safe environment for your experience to be rich, full and allow you to derive the maximum benefits. It is important for you to have a clear understanding of the nature of yoga therapy, the potential benefits and risks involved, and your rights as a client. These Terms & Conditions outline the agreement you make by using, purchasing, and booking with Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC, and by signing it, you indicate that you have read and understood the information provided and give your voluntary consent to participate in Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC offerings and services.

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Overview of Yoga Therapy:

Yoga therapy is an integrative and holistic approach that combines the principles and practices of yoga with therapeutic techniques to support physical, emotional, and mental well-being. It aims to promote self-awareness, balance, and healing by utilizing various tools such as asana (physical postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, mindfulness, relaxation, and lifestyle modifications.

Benefits of Yoga Therapy:

Yoga therapy can offer numerous potential benefits, including:

  1. Improved physical strength, flexibility, and balance

  2. Reduced stress, anxiety, and depression

  3. Enhanced self-awareness and self-regulation

  4. Increased body-mind connection

  5. Better management of chronic pain and physical conditions

  6. Support for emotional healing and trauma recovery

  7. Promotion of overall well-being and personal growth

 

Risks and Limitations:

While yoga therapy is generally safe and well-tolerated, it is important to be aware of potential risks and limitations, including:

  1. Physical Discomfort: Some yoga postures or practices may cause temporary discomfort or fatigue. It is crucial to communicate any pain or discomfort experienced during the sessions to the therapist.

  2. Emotional Release: As yoga therapy can facilitate the release of stored emotions, it is possible to experience temporary emotional responses during or after the sessions. This process is typically supportive of healing and growth, but it is important to communicate any concerns or intense emotional experiences with the therapist.

  3. Physical Limitations: If you have any pre-existing physical conditions or injuries, it is essential to inform the therapist to ensure appropriate modifications and adaptations to the practices.

  4. Personal Responsibility: It is important to understand that your active participation and commitment to the practice, both during sessions and in implementing recommended self-care practices, are crucial for achieving desired outcomes.

 

Informed Consent and Use: 

By booking, the client (you) gives Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC consent to offer support, guidance, and education to reach wellness goals that you desire. You understand that Jessa Buchalter Yoga does not provide diagnoses, cures, or treatments, and neither this website nor Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC provides medical advice. If either party feels treatments that Jessa Buchalter Yoga cannot provide would be beneficial for the client, referrals will be made. The goal is for you to achieve your best health and wellness. You are entitled to stop sessions at any point if it is not found valuable, and payment will be returned for unused sessions.

 

Harassment, insults, or abusive behavior is never tolerated. This must remain a safe place for everyone. Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC may discontinue sessions if this behavior is found without payment return for unused sessions.

 

You must be over 18 in order to book a session. If you are under the age of 18, please reach out at jessabuchalteryogatherapy@gmail.com and we can discuss setting up a session with legal guardian consent.

 

Payment: 

The agreed-upon payment for services is expected at each session, unless other arrangements have been made in advance. If this is not possible and you need payment plans or a sliding scale option, please reach out at jessabuchalteryogatherapy@gmail.com.

 

I accept these methods of payment:

  1. Credit Card payment online through my website: www.longmontyogatherapy.com

  2. Paypal using jessabuchalteryogatherapy@gmail.com

  3. Venmo at @JessaBuchalterYogaTherapy

  4. Cash or check at time of service

 

 

Cancellation Policy for Yoga Therapy Sessions: 

I understand that life happens. Please try to cancel/reschedule with 24 hours notice. If impossible, please email jessabuchalteryogatherapy@gmail.com, or text me at 970-376-2657, to let me know you’ll be unable to make our session. No explanation is needed, and we can reschedule for a time that works better for you. Unfortunately, if late cancellations occur 3 times (considered an unreasonable amount) this will incur a late cancel fee of $50 per canceled appointment.

 

If you arrive late, the session will be offered, but will still end at the originally scheduled time. Late arrivals of more than 20 minutes will be honored if there is written or verbal communication from the client, but will also end at the originally scheduled time. 

 

Extra time can be added to the end of a session, with the agreement of both parties, for an additional cost of $1 per minute. 

 

Cancellation Policy for Yoga & Women's Circle Events: 

If you need to cancel your participation in Yoga & Women's Circle events, please notify us as soon as possible by email or phone.

 

Refunds: A refund will be issued according to the following guidelines: Cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the event will receive a full refund.

 Cancellations made within 7 days of the event will be eligible for a 50% refund.

  1.  Cancellations made within 48 hours of the event date will not be eligible for a refund, but you can put your payment towards a future event or yoga therapy session.

  2. Transfer of Registration: If you are unable to attend, you have the option to transfer your registration to another person. Please notify us in advance with the new participant's name and contact information.

  3. Non-Attendance: If you do not show up for the Women's Circle event without prior notice or cancellation, no refund or credit will be provided.

  4. Event Changes or Cancellations: In the unlikely event that the Women's Circle event is canceled or rescheduled, participants will be notified promptly, and a full refund will be issued.

 

I appreciate your understanding and cooperation regarding the cancellation policy. This policy enables me to manage the event effectively and accommodate other participants. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

 

Intellectual Property: 

All logos, branding, trademarks, and domain names are the property of Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC and are not to be used without permission.

 

Confidentiality and Privacy:

Your privacy is important. When you sign up and/or book with Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC, you provide certain information voluntarily including your name and email address. Any information provided on intake forms, other paperwork, via email, or verbally during sessions is also given voluntarily. You are never required to share beyond your comfort level. The purpose of this information is to provide you with the best service. When purchasing a session or service, we collect relevant information to process payment and provide you with optimal and individualize service. Any information you provide to Jessa Buchalter Yoga LLC is never shared outside of a few exceptions outlined below.

 

As a yoga therapist, I deeply value and prioritize the confidentiality of my clients. I understand that building trust and maintaining privacy is essential for the therapeutic process. Therefore, I commit to upholding the following confidentiality guidelines:

  1. Strict Confidentiality: I maintain strict confidentiality regarding all client information shared with me during the course of our therapeutic relationship. This includes any personal, medical, or sensitive details disclosed in verbal, written, or electronic forms.

  2. Privacy and Security: I take necessary precautions to ensure the privacy and security of client information. I handle all client records, documents, and data with the utmost care, storing them securely and protecting them from unauthorized access.

  3. Informed Consent: I obtain informed consent from my clients, clearly explaining the purpose and limits of confidentiality. I discuss the importance of confidentiality, any legal limitations, and the circumstances in which confidentiality may need to be breached, such as when there is a risk of harm to the client or others.

  4. Professional Communication: I maintain confidentiality in all communications related to our clients. I refrain from discussing client cases or disclosing any identifiable information in public or private settings, unless required by law or with explicit permission from the client.

  5. Collaboration and Consultation: In situations where collaboration with other healthcare professionals or consultation is necessary for providing optimal care, I seek explicit consent from the client.

  6. Exceptions to Confidentiality: While I strive to maintain confidentiality, I am aware of legal and ethical obligations that may require me to disclose client information in certain circumstances. These exceptions include instances where there is a risk of harm to the client or others, suspicion of abuse or neglect, or when ordered by a court of law.

  7. Client Access to Records: I respect the rights of clients to access their own records, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. My client records are available to clients upon request, ensuring transparency and accountability.

  8. Supervision: As a yoga therapist-in-training I work under the supervision of Hansa Knox of PranaYoga & Ayurveda Mandala. By signing this document you are consenting to my discussing aspects of your yoga therapy sessions with my supervisor as I seek to better serve you. I am committing to not sharing any identifying information during these case discussions. 

 

I am dedicated to upholding the confidentiality of my clients and maintaining their trust. This commitment to confidentiality is an integral part of my professional practice and the foundation of the therapeutic relationship. I hold myself accountable to these principles and continuously strive to create a safe, confidential space for my clients' healing and growth.

 

Client Rights and Responsibilities:

As a client, you have the following rights:

  1. The right to be treated with respect, dignity, non-discrimination and loving kindness.

  2. The right to make informed decisions about your therapy and participate actively in the process.

  3. The right to ask questions, seek clarification, and voice any concerns or feedback regarding the therapy.

  4. The right to be in a safe and Sacred Space. If it does not feel safe and sacred, please let me know.

  5. The right to adapt all Asana and practices to allow for personal safety, on all levels. 

  6. The right to request not to be assisted.

  7. The right to only be touched in a safe and sacred manner.

  8. The right to expect confidentiality.

  9. The right to establish healthy boundaries for practice ~ anatomically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

  10. The right to be challenged to explore your therapeutic edge.

  11. The right to be allowed and encouraged to be in your inner journey, not just the physical aspect of the practice. 

  12. The right to stay in integrity and uphold high values at all times

 

In addition, as a client, you have the responsibility to:

  1. Provide accurate and complete information about your physical and mental health history.

  2. Communicate openly and honestly with the therapist, including any changes in your condition or concerns.

  3. Follow the instructions and recommendations provided by the therapist to the best of your ability.

Other Rights:

If you are unhappy with what is happening in yoga therapy, I hope you will will talk with me so that I can respond to your concerns. Such comments will be taken seriously and handled with care and respect. You may also request that I refer you to another therapist and are free to end yoga therapy at any time. 

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