AWAKENING RADIANCE RETREAT AGREEMENT TERMS, CONDITIONS & REPRESENTATIONS
By registering and paying to attend the Awakening Radiance retreat you agree to all of these terms and conditions. As the participant, spoken in the first person, you agree as follows:
Upon registering and paying to attend the Awakening Radiance 2016 retreat, I understand that I am fully agreeing of my own free will to these terms and conditions as laid out here. I understand that any and all information I provide here will be kept in strict confidentiality, and used solely for this event’s purposes. Unless required to do so by law or for the resolution of any dispute, we the organisers will not divulge, disclose, sell or in any other form whatsoever communicate your personal information to a third party.
As a willing participant, I agree that I have read these terms, conditions and representations which follow and are specifically incorporated herein, and have signed this Agreement voluntarily. I will hereafter be known as the “Participant”.
The Awakening Radiance event organisers, including Barnaby Andersun and his entire team of facilitators will hereafter be known as the “Organisers”.
The Organiser recommends to the Participant, prior to arrive & check-in into this retreat, that he or she seeks and obtains health or medical advice as to the effect this retreat’s practices, in combination with any medication they are taking, or with any psychiatric condition they may have.
Cancellation Policy: If I cancel my reservation in writing within the first 10 days after my booking I understand that I am able to receive a refund, but nothing is refunded after those 10 days, nor will anything be refunded after the 20th of August 2016. After this period and date, all deposits and all payments are non-refundable. Any attendee who wants to cancel their place 10 days after their booking and payment will forfeit their payment because a place was held for them, meaning others were not able join the retreat. There will be no refunds from this time onwards.
I understand that as the Participant:
I am informed that this retreat is mainly an educational process and part of my personal quest to take better care of myself. I am aware that I am responsible of my own physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing, and I hold myself accountable for every decision I take.
I am aware that this event involves the use of plants, plant-based mixtures and traditionally-used organic compounds & entheogens, which may include 5-MEO DMT, Ayahuasca, and the Sonoran Desert Bufo Alvarius toad, amongst others, which are traditionally used for healing & vision-questing. Hereafter these will be known as “entheogens”. I am also aware that this event involves practices such as meditation, yoga, and qi-gong, as well as others.
I understand that taking these psychoactive entheogens may involve, as part of my guided introspection process, some emotional & physical reactions, and I agree to take part and abide by the terms and conditions in this document, and as suggested by the facilitators at the event.
I agree to make any and all confidential disclosures at time of, or prior to booking into the event regarding my medical conditions and/or my use of any medication and other substances. As the Participant, I also agree to notify the Organiser of any change in my medical circumstances.
I avow that I am in a physical & mental condition appropriate to the activities described in this workshop, and agree to participate at my own risk & responsibility. The responsibility for taking accurate and timely health precautions – alongside professional medical advice – is with myself, the Participant.
I have the option of taking any, all, or none of the entheogens on offer, and should I wish to take them, I have conducted appropriate research into their possible effects and I do take them voluntarily, taking full responsibility for my actions.
I have made the requested confidential disclosures to the Organisers, I am being honest & truthful, and the information I provide is accurate regarding my needs and conditions. I understand that this information will be kept in the strictest confidence.
I understand that accurate reporting of the required information is necessary to help ensure that I have a safe & beneficial experience. I realise that failure to provide accurate information may compromise my experience, and I have answered the event application questionnaire truthfully to the best of my ability. I am responsible for my health, and I understand that my participation in this event may pose some risks. To the best of my knowledge, I am in good physical condition and I am not aware of any physical or psychological infirmity, which would place me at risk to participate in any way. In the event of a medical emergency, I agree to seek emergency medical care and give permission to initiate contact with emergency medical providers. I will utilise appropriate support so that I may optimise the benefit of this experience, and reduce any risks.
In consideration of being allowed to participate in this event, I hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the Organisers and its associates, hosts and participants from any and all liability, claims, demands, or course of action whatsoever arising out of, or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or to any property belonging to me whether caused by the negligence of release, or otherwise, while participating in this event, or while in, on or upon the premises where the event is being conducted. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless those with whom I engage in this work. As the Participant I reiterate my understanding that by signing this form I accept full responsibility and assume all risks for participating in this workshop. I hereby irrevocably release the Organisers from any and all claims, either legal and equitable, relating to such program and my decision to participate in it.
I am taking part in this Awakening Radiance retreat to have a better comprehension of myself and of life, including the potential for an expanded awareness of life, including greater harmony within myself. I am not here to be treated of any illness or deformity. This retreat has elements of shamanic wisdom, ancient traditional vision quests, and modern psychology tools for self discovery.
I agree to take part in traditional sacred medicines ceremonies and other self-inquiry techniques with the Organisers and its associates. Under the best effort basis and in a professional manner, the Organisers and its associates will do their best to ensure the safety & comfort of myself as a Participant within the area of the retreat/workshop, subject to the limitations herein. I as the Participant, in turn, agree to exercise caution & consideration for myself and for others during this event and indemnify the Organiser against claims for injury or loss.
I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risk of loss, property damage or personal injury that may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me as a result of being engaged in the event’s activities, whether caused by the negligence of release, or otherwise.
I have read, understood, and voluntarily signed this release/agreement, and agrees that no oral representations, statements, or inducements have been made by the Organiser and its associates, for myself to take part in the workshop’s program, or to sign this Agreement. By signing, I as the Participant waive certain legal rights, including the right to sue.
In signing this release, I acknowledge and represent that I have read, understood and signed the form voluntarily; I am an adult, of at least nineteen years of age or older & fully competent; I execute this release for full, adequate and complete considerations fully intending to be bound by same. This waiver applies to all present and future work within this event’s extent.
I will not publish, teach or in any way I’ll try to impart this knowledge and techniques to the general public, but only in the case I decide to personally attend the teachings from the teachers, shamans, elders or their representatives, and only after receiving the necessary formation to become a qualified practitioner of all of these ancient traditions and techniques.
As the Participant, I agree to attend this retreat not as a patient but as a student of myself.
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, and by registering and paying to join this retreat, you agree to abide by the most recent version of these Terms and Conditions Agreement. Do not register into this retreat if you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions. Updated 13th August 2016