TN – BR 2017-2018 Retreat
These paragraphs define our responsibility with respect to TN_BR retreats and contracted
services. Please read carefully. Your signature below represents acceptance of the following
terms and conditions.
I will not hold Liz Patnode, or other instructors assisting in the 2017-2018 TRUE NORTH Bikram
Retreats liable for loss or damage to baggage or property or for personal injury or death
resulting from acts, omissions, or negligence of any provider of services or accommodations or
due to other causes beyond the control of Liz Patnode, or other instructors assisting with the
retreat, or for loss or additional expenses or inconvenience resulting from acts or omissions of
any carrier or any other supplier of services or facilities, or delays, cancellations, re-routings and
any other action caused by weather, political disturbances, strikes, lockouts, riots, war, terrorist
actions, insurrections or any other reason. Liz Patnode may, in her sole discretion, cancel or
change the schedule of all or any part of any program or extension if it considers such action to
be in the general interest of participants or their safety, and I waive all claims against the
providers arising from such actions or decisions. Liz Patnode reserves the right to substitute
guides/instructors and to alter the itinerary when & only if necessary.
I undertake the following obligations. To declare any known illnesses or pre-existing health
conditions and to seek medical assurance that it is safe to partake in a retreat of this nature; To
sign this legal waiver prior to the commencement of services contracted; To accurately and
completely furnish any personal information requested by Liz Cotter for the purposes of
organizing retreat services; To carefully review all information furnished about the requested
retreat; To understand as thoroughly as possible the physical and mental demands of and risks
to be encountered during the retreat; To properly equip myself for the retreat; To follow
environmental guidelines and regulations while in attendance in accordance with direction from
Liz Cotter and BR staff; To always respect the rights and privacy of other participants. At Liz
Cotter discretion a participant may be asked to leave the retreat or may be disallowed from
attending specific segments of the retreat if Liz Patnode or part of her staff deems participation to
be potentially detrimental to the group or to the individual participant.

Cancellation Policy: For cancellations received 30 days or earlier from beginning of the Vermont Retreat, 60 days to a Tropical (Hawaii or Puerto Rico) /Destination escape
we refund all but the initial non-refundable 50% deposit.
There will be no refunds granted for cancellations made 29 days prior or thereafter to VT retreat start or 59 days prior to a Tropical ( Hawaii or Puerto Rico) /Destination escape and all charges applicable are to be paid in full to Liz Patnode & TN_BR
I, the undersigned will not hold Liz Patnode, TN_BR or her staff responsible for any losses or expenses incurred resulting from cancellation, accident, sickness, stolen or damaged goods, any default of a common carrier (air line, train, bus, etc.) whether it be a result of insolvency,
bankruptcy, or another financial difficulty, or resulting from any other travel supplier-related


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