PARTICIPANT’S AGREEMENT, RELEASE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK
STRETCHING INVOLVES PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THAT CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. MANY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS RECOMMEND THAT INDIVIDUALS THAT PARTICIPATE IN STRETCHING AND BODYWORK COMPLETE A PHYSICAL EXAM OR HAVE A DOCTOR’S APPROVAL PRIOR TO BEGINNING ANY PROGRAM.
- I warrant that I am in good health and have no pre-existing medical conditions that would affect my ability to participate in manual therapy, stretching activities, physical training and that I have notified Stretch Affect and Chris Wilke of any and all pre-existing medical conditions that I have.
- I hereby accept and assume all the risks existing in this activity and understand that possible injuries that may occur during or as a result of this activity include, but are not limited to, contusions, muscle strains, sprains and tears, neck and back injury, paralysis, and even death.
- My participation in this activity is purely voluntary and I elect to participate regardless of the risks.
- I understand that I should obtain a physician’s approval before participating in any physical program or activities.
- I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Stretch Affect, Chris Wilke, it’s members, agents, instructors, representatives, and any other persons involved with the programs activities, either directly or indirectly, from any responsibility or liability of any nature to me for any personal injuries or death, as well as claims, demands, or cause of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in this activity or my use of Stretch Affect and Chris Wilke’s equipment or facilities, including any such claims which allege the negligent acts or omissions of Stretch Affect and Chris Wilke.
- I hereby covenant not to bring any action legal, equitable, or otherwise, or to make any claim of any nature whatsoever, including negligence or the failure to exercise reasonable or slight care, against Stretch Affect, Chris Wilke, it’s members, employees, agents, instructors, representatives and any other persons involved with Stretch Affect and Chris Wilke’s activities, either directly or indirectly, for any personal injury of injuries, including death, which I might sustain while engaging in these program activities.
- Should Stretch Affect, Chris Wilke, or anyone acting on its behalf be required to incur attorney fees and/or costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and/or costs.
- I hereby execute this release with the intent to be legally bound hereby for myself and on behalf of my heirs, administrators, parents, spouses, children, executors and assigns.
- I understand that I am fully and solely responsible for any and all medical expenses that I might incur as a result of my participation in any of Stretch Affect or Chris Wilke’s programs or activities.
- I knowingly and voluntarily make these covenants, releases and waivers, and with full knowledge and understanding of any and all risks involved in physical program activities and expressly agree to accept those risks.
- I further make these covenants, releases and waivers with the intent to bond myself, my executors, heirs, administrators, parents, spouses, children and assigns to the fullest extent.