Please read the document below in full, and then complete and submit the form at the bottom of the page to confirm your agreement to the coaching consent at least 48 hours prior to our session.
Mindfulness practice trains the brain to develop attention skills. There might be challenges that may arise during mindfulness meditation. Participating in a mindfulness coaching relationship or class is completely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time and are not forced to follow any of the instructions during the guided practices.
Nature of the Relationship:
You are aware that the coaching relationship is in no way to be construed as psychological counseling or psychotherapy or not a substitute for psychotherapy or medical treatment for conditions which may require those forms of treatment, and that the coach/instructor has accepted you as a client in reliance upon the above representation. In the event that you feel the need for professional counseling or therapy, it is your responsibility to seek a licensed professional. If you are currently receiving care from a professional for any mental conditions, please talk to your professional about your desire to start participating in a mindfulness practice and coaching. Coaching results are not guaranteed and you enter into this coaching relationship voluntarily with the understanding that you are responsible for creating your own results for the purpose of learning a mindfulness practice to achieve your health and well-being goals.
Acknowledgement of Potential Reactions:
You acknowledge that you are aware of potential mild reactions to meditation that are fairly common and generally temporary and may occur during or after meditation, including but not limited to increased emotional sensitivity including anxiety and depression and/or moderate exacerbation of physical pain or discomfort. Strong negative reactions to meditation are unusual but can occasionally occur.
Simply stated, you understand that I am a mindfulness meditation coach offering motivational and educational services. I cannot be held liable for any advice, suggestions, or guidance that I provide during our work together. You release and agree not to sue the instructor/coach or Happiness Happens Mindfulness from any and all liability to you or your heirs arising out of or relating to your participation in mindfulness meditation coaching, classes and practice.
No Obligation to Engage in Techniques:
You acknowledge that you are under no obligation to engage in these techniques if for any reason you are unable to participate or think it unwise to engage in these techniques and exercises.
You hereby agree that this Release, Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Hold Harmless extends to all acts and omissions by the releasees and is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the applicable jurisdiction(s).