BOOK AN ONLINE WORKOUT
NOTE: By purchasing and reserving a spot in one of Ernestine's online workout classes, you agree to the terms listed in the Waiver & Release forms listed below. The Cancellation & Refund Policy is stated below as well.
* 2-5 lb weights hand set and ankle set (according to your ability)
* A mat to exercise on
* Comfortable clothing to workout in
WAIVER & RELEASE
BY PARTICIPATING IN ANY OFFICIAL ERNIE SHEPHERD ACTIVITIES AND/OR FLEXIBILITY STRENGTH TRAINING CLASSES, EITHER ONLINE OR IN PERSON, YOU AGREE AND CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS PRESENTED IN THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE.
OFFICIAL ERNIE SHEPHERD (“Ernie Shepherd”) requires that all participants follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect everyone’s safety. However, you acknowledge that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to participate in fitness activities.
You are solely responsible for determining whether you are physically and mentally fit and/or adequately skilled to participate in Ernie Shepherd activities and/or classes. Risks from participating in Ernie Shepherd activities and/or classes may be aggravated if you are pregnant, suffer from an underlying medical condition, take medication, smoke cigarettes, have a family history of coronary disease, or have recently suffered an illness, injury, or impairment. Accordingly, it is your responsibility to consult a physician before undertaking any fitness activity. It is also your responsibility to determine, during your participation in Ernie Shepherd activities and/or classes, whether you should discontinue your participation in such activities or take any other actions to protect your health or safety.
RIGHT TO USE
In addition, because Ernie Shepherd captures its indoor exercise classes on video, audio and still images for broadcast to Ernie Shephard followers across the internet, by participating in an indoor exercise class you grant Ernie Shephard permission to use some or all of your name, visual likeness, voice recording, graphics, photographs or other artwork and any other information you provide to Ernie Shephard or its employees or agents (for simplicity, these items will be referred to as “Materials”) in one or more of its content, products and advertising, in any form or format now known or hereafter created, and distributed or made available throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation to or further approval from you. If you do not want the Materials to be captured, published, or broadcast for such uses, then you must choose not to participate in an indoor exercise class in any Ernie Shephard studio or location.
WARNING OF RISK FROM FITNESS ACTIVITIES
Aerobic and other fitness activities such as indoor cycling, running, or jogging, plyometrics, yoga, floor and barre exercises, passive/resistive weight training, use of stair machines, treadmills, rowing machines, free weights, and other training devices are intended to challenge and engage the physical, mental, and emotional resources of the participant.
Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, and conditioning, participation in fitness activities involves a risk of serious injury. All hazards and dangers
cannot be foreseen. Depending on the particular activity, certain risks, dangers and injuries due to overexertion, lack of hydration, improper technique, ignoring safety precautions, failing to properly follow instructions, slips and falls, unfamiliarity with the equipment and/or exercise, equipment failure, failure in supervision/instruction, premises defects and other risks inherent to the particular activity exist.
Nonetheless, you hereby agree to assume all risks of your participation in Ernie Shephard activities and/or classes, whether known or unknown to you.
Depending upon a person’s physical condition, age and/or skill level, fitness activities can involve a substantial risk of the following types of injuries, among others: (i) heart attack, stroke and circulatory problems, (ii) bone and joint injuries, (iii) back and neck injuries, (iv) shin splints, (v) muscle strain and other muscle injuries, (vi) foot problems, (vii) psychological injury, pain or suffering, (viii) disfigurement, (ix) temporary or permanent disability (including paralysis), (x) death or (xi) economic loss..
It is the responsibility of all participants to have a complete physical examination by a medical doctor prior to beginning any activity. If a participant has, or has a history of, any of the conditions listed in the “YOUR RESPONSIBILITY” section of this document, he/she should consult a physician before participating in any fitness activity.
WAIVER AND GENERAL RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
You recognize and acknowledge that there are inherent risks of physical injury to participants in any fitness activities and you voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that you may sustain as a result of said participation.
As a material inducement for Ernie Shephard to permit you to participate in Ernie Shephard activities and/or classes, you hereby, on behalf of yourself, your heirs, executors and assigns, fully, forever and irrevocably waive, release and hold Ernie Shepherd, its shareholders, directors, agents, representatives, employees, consultants, affiliated companies, partners, and successors (collectively “Ernie Shephard Parties”) harmless from any and all claims (including, to the extent permitted by applicable law, claims alleging negligence on behalf of any Ernie Shephard Party), injuries, damages or loss (including legal fees), present or future, foreseen or unforeseen, anticipated or unanticipated (collectively “Claims”), that you may have (or that accrue to you) against any Ernie Shephard Party, and generally release and discharge the Ernie Shephard Parties from any and all Claims, including but not limited to those involving: (i) participating in any supervised or unsupervised fitness activities, (ii) use of any fitness equipment, (iii) any loss or theft of personal property, and (iv) accidental injuries, such as “slip and fall” injuries on or outside of Ernie Shephard premises, and you hereby promise never to assert or assist any other party in asserting, any claims or causes of action against any Ernie Shephard Party in any matter that in any way relates to any Claims.
By participating in any fitness activities and/or visiting Ernie Shephard premises you agree and acknowledge that you have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, authorization, assumption of risk, and waiver and general release of all claims.
AUTHORIZATION: In the event of any emergency, you authorize Ernie Shephard to secure from any accredited hospital and/or physician any treatment deemed necessary for your immediate care and agree that you will be solely and personally responsible for payment for any and all medical services rendered and for the cost of travel to and from the place of medical treatment.
I represent that: (i) I am at least 18 years old, and (ii) I have no health-related conditions that could affect my participation in Ernie Shephard activities and/or classes. I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, authorization, assumption of risk, and waiver and general release and discharge of all claims.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
We totally understand that life happens, and that things come up where you cannot make your registered class. You may transfer registration to another course that is more convenient to your schedule up to 24 hours prior to class start time.
Cancellations made 24 hours before the scheduled class are eligible to receive a 100% refund. Refunds usually appear in your bank account within 3-5 business days depending on your financial institution.
up to 7 days based on the policy of your bank.
Cancellations made less than 24 hours before scheduled class are not eligible to receive a refund.
OES reserves the right to cancel a class up to 24 hours prior to the class start date. Should OES cancel a class, the student will be notified and given the option of transferring their registration to another class start date or receiving a refund of their class fee.
Should you have any questions please contact OES at firstname.lastname@example.org