ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND RELEASE OF RISKS, INJURY AND OBLIGATION

The activities, training and programs of Physio Essentials & Matthew Macias, sports specific training may involve strenuous activity including, but not limited to, muscle strength and endurance training, cardiovascular conditioning and training, and other various fitness activities.

Whilst participating in such activity:

  • Portions of the activities, training and programs may occur outdoors
  • Exercise, including the use of equipment is a potentially hazardous activity that carries some risk including,
    without limitation, risk to me both physically and mentally
  • I may be injured, physically or mentally, or may die
  • My personal property may be lost or damaged
  • Other persons participating in such activity may cause me injury or damage of my property
  • I may cause injury to other persons or their property
  • The conditions in which activity is conducted may vary without warning
  • There may be no or inadequate facilities for treatment or transport of me, if I am injured
  • I assume the risk and responsibility for any injury, death or property damage resulting from my participation in
    the activity

In consideration of Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio and Matthew Macias, agreeing to provide their activities, training and programs, and the acceptance of my payment for these, I agree to and declare –

  • I voluntarily participate in the activities, training and programs at my sole risk and responsibility
  • I am not obligated to perform nor participate in any activity that I do not wish to do, and that it is my right to
    refuse such participation at any time during any of my sessions
  • If I feel light-headed, faint, dizzy, nauseated, or experience any pain or discomfort, I am to stop and inform the
    closest staff member immediately
  • To release and indemnify Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio, Matthew Macias, its employees and
    representatives from any and all responsibilities of liability from injuries or damages resulting from or ancillary
    to my participation in any activities or my use of the equipment.
  • To release, indemnify and hold harmless Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio, Matthew Macias, its employees
    and representatives from all and any actions or claims which may be made by me or on my behalf or by other
    parties for or in respect of or arising out of injury, loss, damage or death caused to or by me or my property in
    any way, whatsoever
  • In the event that I am injured, or my property is damaged, I will bring no claim, legal or otherwise, against
    Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio, Matthew Macias, its employees and representatives
  • I declare myself to be physically sound and suffering from no known condition, impairment, disease or illness
    that would prevent my participation in exercise and use of equipment
  • That is has been recommended by Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio and/or Matthew Macias for the need of a
    Medical Doctor’s approval of my participation in exercise and fitness activity and the use of exercise
    equipment. And that a yearly (or more frequent) physical examination and consultation with my Medical
    Doctor regarding exercise, physical activity and the use of exercise equipment is advised for my safety and
    wellbeing
  • That I have either had a physical examination with a Medical Doctor and been given written permission to
    participate (and written evidence has been provided to Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio or Matthew Macias
    prior to commencement of participation) OR, I have decided to participate in the activities, training and
    programs, including use of equipment without approval from a Medical Doctor and assume all responsibility
    for my participation in activities, training and programs, including the use of exercise equipment.
  • That no warranties or representatives have been made to me by any representative of Physio Essentials &
    Pilates Studio or Matthew Macias regarding the results I will or may achieve from any activities, training and
    programs conducted. Results are individual and may vary.
  • That my personal information, including information regarding my activities, training and programs may be
    used and disclosed for any of the following purposes –

    • Communication between employees and representatives of Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio and
      Matthew Macias
    • Communication with other Health Professionals and Doctors with your prior permission
    • Anonymously, for research projects we may undertake
    • Contacting you to keep you motivated and on track
    • Informing you about any upcoming programs, specials or social events
    • Keeping you updated on our services, including changes
    • Forwarding follow up materials from your sessions
    • Provision of newsletters and surveys

PAYMENT POLICY

  • That all payments for services must be completed and cleared PRIOR to commencement of any activity,
    training or program with Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio and Matthew Macias
  • That any 10-session packs must be used within 3 months of payment date

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • That if I do not show/cancel any session with less than 4 hours notice, that I will forfeit the amount cost for
    that session (be charged a 100% cancellation fee for that session)
  • That if I cancel any session with more than 4 hours notice, that I will be able to ‘make up’ that session within a
    period of 2 weeks of the session date cancelled
  • That if I do not ‘make up’ a cancelled session in the terms listed above, that I will forfeit the amount cost for
    that session (be charged a 100% cancellation fee for that session)
  • That if for any reason Physio Essentials & Pilates Studio or Matthew Macias cancels a session on me, that I will
    be able to make up that session at any time suitable for both parties without any additional charges