In checking the box below I agree that Natural Pilates is in no way responsible for the safekeeping of my personal belongings while I attend class. I understand that classes at may be physically strenuous and I voluntarily participate in them with full knowledge that there is risk of personal injury, property loss or death. I agree that neither I, my heirs, assigns or legal representatives will sue or make any other claims of any kind whatsoever against or its members for any personal injury, property damage/loss, or wrongful death, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.
Waiver of Liability, Indemnity Agreement, and Assumption of Risk Waiver: In consideration of permission to use, today and on all future dates the property, facilities, and services of the Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations, I, on behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives, or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue, the Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations, its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, independent contractors, and agents from liability from any and all claims arising from the ordinary negligence of Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations or any of the aforementioned parties. This agreement applies to 1) personal injury (including death) from accidents or illnesses arising from the participation in Pilates activities including, but not limited to, organized activities, classes, observation, and individual use of facilities, premises, or equipment; and to 2) any and all claims resulting from the damage to, loss of, or theft of property. Indemnification and Hold Harmless: I agree to HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio and all Natural Pilates locations from all claims resulting from negligence and to reimburse them for any expenses incurred by Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations in investigating and defending claim or suit if my claim is withdraw, or to the extent a court or arbitration determines that Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations is not responsible for the injury or loss.
Acknowledgement of Understanding: I have read this waiver of liability and indemnification agreement and fully understand its terms. I understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law in the State of New York.
Assumption of Risks: Physically activity, by its very nature, carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations has facilities for and provides for activities such as Pilates training, weight lifting, walking, jogging and running, and aerobic activities. Some of these involve strenuous exertions of strength using various muscle groups, some involve quick movements involving speed and change of direction, and others involve sustained physical activity, witch places stress on the cardiovascular system. The specific risks vary from one activity to another, but in each activity the risks range from 1) minor injuries such as scratches, bruises, and sprains to 2) major injuries such as loss of sight, joint or back injuries, concussions, and heart attacks to 3) catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death.
I have read the previous paragraphs and I know the nature of the activities at Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/Natural Pilates locations, I understand the demands of those activities relative to my physical condition and skill level, and I appreciate the types of injuries, which may occur as a result of activities made possible at Natural Pilates & Body Works Studio/ Natural Pilates locations. I hereby assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.