May 28, 2019

Terms + Conditions

By applying for a teacher training programme with Tribe Academy, you agree with and will abide by the following terms and conditions:

1. Booking procedure, cancellation & refund policy

(a) On submission of your application form, we will contact you to process your application within 7 days.

(b) Upon acceptance to the programme, a deposit of £500 will be required within 7 days. All payments made are non-refundable. 

(c) It is not possible at any stage to transfer your booking to another programme or service, nor is it possible to transfer your booking for use by another student.

(d) Should you be unable to attend the programme due to severe illness, injury, or pregnancy, you will be able to transfer onto a future teacher training programme if sufficient evidence from your GP or other registered doctor is provided.

(e) We reserve the right to reduce the price of the programme or run special offers at any time. Once you have made your application and paid your deposit, any subsequent price changes will not apply to you.

 (f) You will be given free membership at Tribe Yoga from the programme start date to the programme end date. Existing memberships or passes will be placed on hold.

(g) In the unlikely event that the programme is cancelled or changed, you will be refunded or able to transfer onto a future training. There will be no refund or compensation available from us for any related costs you may have incurred such as flights and accommodation.

(h) As a student of your training course, I consent to my contact details (name, email and phone number) being passed onto our partners, Yoga Alliance Professionals, so they can contact me directly and invite me to register as a Trainee and Teacher. I understand that I have the option of opting out of this registration process’

3. Assessment criteria and attendance policy

(a) To receive your 200 hour teacher training qualification, you must meet the following criteria: 

  • 100% attendance and participation in all sessions
  • Final written and practical teaching exam passed
  • All additional course work completed on time

(b) Should make-up sessions be required due to missed sessions or not meeting the course standards, our trainers can provide agreed extra sessions at an additional cost.

4. Changes to programme

(a) It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your programme, but arrangements are made many months in advance and changes may have to be made. We reserve the right to, within reason, change any information advertised at any time, to include, but not be limited to, dates, times, content, location, and trainers. We will advise you of any changes at the earliest possible date.

5. Insurance and health

(a) It is your responsibility to inform Tribe Academy of any injury/medical conditions or anything else that may impact your programme, when applying, before the programme and before the start of every session. If you have any health concerns, it is advisable that you consult a doctor or physician before attending the programme to ensure you are sufficiently fit and healthy to undertake the programme.

(b) If you experience any injury or discomfort during any activity organised for you, you must stop immediately and advise the trainer(s) accordingly.

 (c) We reserve the right to stop your participation in any activity, at any time, if we consider that you are physically, mentally or emotionally unable to do so in a safe way.

6. Liability waiver

(a) By apply for and attending a teacher training with Tribe Academy you accept and will abide by the following release of liability:

‘I understand that, while the utmost care is taken, neither the individual trainers, the venue, nor Tribe Academy, will be liable for any damage or injury resulting from my practice or use of the programme venue, nor any loss or damage to personal belongings. I understand that sessions may be physically strenuous and may challenge me mentally and emotionally, and I voluntarily participate in them with the knowledge that there is risk of personal injury, mental health issues, property loss or death. I recognise that it is my responsibility to notify the trainer of any illness or injury before the start of every session and I will not perform any posture to the extent of strain or pain. I understand that should I not want physical adjustment in class it is my responsibility to inform the trainer before the start of every session. I agree that neither I, my heirs, assigns or legal representatives will sue or make any other claims of any kind whatsoever against Tribe Academy, its trainers or its clients for any injury, property loss, or wrongful death, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.’

(b) The release of liability statement applies to the duration of the programme and every session or activity you participate in, whether in a group or private setting.

7. Media capture

(a) We may capture photo and video content throughout the programme which may be used for purposes to include but not be limited to our website and advertising material. By agreeing with these terms and conditions you grant Tribe Academy full permission of the use of this media.

8. Alcohol and drugs policy

(a) You should not attend any session of the programme under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and doing so will result in immediate dismissal from the programme with no refund being issued.

9. Right to refuse

(a) We reserve the right to dismiss or refuse entry to any session of the programme at any time at the trainer’s discretion with no refund being issued in the event of breach of any of these terms and conditions, or due to disruptive or abusive behaviour.

10. No guarantee of work with Tribe Yoga

(a) We cannot guarantee employment with Tribe Yoga at the end of the programme.  

(b) Unless and until you are given a teaching position with Tribe Yoga, you must not hold yourself out to be a Tribe Yoga teacher. 

11. Privacy policy

(a) Your application and any other contact you make with us, will be dealt with confidentially and only shared with Tribe Academy programme trainers and its supporting staff.

12. Confidentiality

(a) During the programme you will share and hear Confidential Information.  This term includes personal information shared by other participants on the course, and you shall hold all such information in confidence, and not disclose it or permit it to be made available to any other party without the prior written consent of Tribe Academy. 

13. Complaints

(a) If you have a problem during your programme, please inform a member of our team immediately, who will endeavour to put things right. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the individual behaviour of any other group member.