Terms & Conditions

Classes

  • 6 class card is to be used within 2 calendar months (mid and end-term breaks, or cancellation by Viveka Gardens not included)
  • payment to be made before the session(s) by bank transfer (ideally; by paypal please add 5%)
  • card cannot be transferred
  • students are to complete a short online health questionnaire and pre-class consultation before their first class
  • reduced-price due to benefit or full time student to be arranged in advance of the session
  • no refunds due to your illness or public health guidance

Retreats and Workshops (including Friday Night Nidra)

  • payment in full on booking to confirm your place by bank transfer (ideally; by paypal please add 5%)
  • students are to complete a short online health questionnaire and pre-class consultation before their first workshop or retreat; if you are a returning student, please let Fiona know if there are changes to your health
  • reduced-price due to benefit, bursary or other special arrangement to be arranged in advance of the retreat or workshop
  • refund only in the case where the retreat or workshop is cancelled by Viveka Gardens (not when due to public health guidance)
  • damage other than usual wear and tear to be paid for

It may be an idea to take out travel insurance.

One-to-ones and small groups

Vouchers

  • to be used within 6 months of issue if for 1-1s, classes or workshops; within 1 year for retreats
  • cannot be refunded

For in person 1-1s, classes, workshops or retreats you will be asked to sign a disclaimer about Covid-19 and other communicable diseases. Please read these other notes:

Please do not come if you show signs of Covid-19:

    • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
    • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
    • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
  • have been in contact with anyone with the disease or proves to have the disease
  • refunds cannot be made in either of the above cases
  • should either of the above apply to me, I will cancel the class and inform you and issue a full refund
  • it can be an idea to take out travel insurance that covers Covid-19
  • please inform me and track and trace agency if you contract the disease
  • you consent to me passing on your details to a track and trace agency
  • if arriving by public transport, please wear a mask (as per legislation) and use hand sanitiser frequently on your journey
  • keep 2m apart, avoiding clustering before and after classes
  • sanitise your hands before and after a session
  • bring your own mat, cushion, blanket, block and any other equipment
  • the studio has good ventilation (to help dispersal of any particles and for UV to kill particles) and secluded (to avoid contact with other people)
  • a poster that will be displayed that explains what to do should symptoms of Covid-19 develop while on retreat