Terms and Conditions

1. These terms and conditions include general terms and conditions for use of this Site, terms and conditions relating to the services provided by Lotus Flower Yoga Studio on the site and in our studio.

1.1 These Terms and Conditions are incorporated into the Booking Form and any Membership is subject to these Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time.

1.2 Lotus Flower Yoga Studio reserves the right to vary and revoke these Terms and Conditions from time to time which it may consider necessary or desirable for the regulation of the internal affairs of the Studio and/or the conduct of Members and Clients. Any such changes will be published on the Website and, until revoked, are binding on Members and Clients.

1.3 Please read these terms and conditions carefully. Your use of the Site, the purchase of any Products or Services on this Site or in the studio will be subject to these terms and conditions. And you now hereby agree to our terms and conditions.

1.4 The hire of the studio space under these terms and conditions does not create any affiliation or partnership between you and Lotus Flower Yoga Studio, and Lotus Flower Yoga Studio takes no responsibility for and does not endorse the content of activities, which you carry out within the studio space.

1.5 By confirming the request in writing, you acknowledge and confirm that you have understood and agreed to comply with the terms and conditions contained within this document.

1.6 Please note that completing a studio hire booking form does not automatically mean that the booking has been confirmed.

2.         Booking Procedure for Classes and Courses:

2.1 Classes are always subject to availability. At Lotus Flower Yoga Studio we will always do our best to accommodate you in your chosen class.

2.2 We do not take studio bookings over the phone. All reservations must be made via email through Lotus Flower Yoga Studio. Office hours are Monday to Friday between 10.00 and 18.00.

2.3 All courses must be prepaid and all Members or Clients agree to our 24hr notice policy when cancelling and/or rescheduling. If you’re booked into a course, but miss a class or cancel with less than 24 hours’ notice, you will be charged for it. We reserve the right to cancel any booking where payment is not received before the event.

2.4 Out of consideration for the yoga instructor and other Members and Clients, and also for your own safety (the warm-up is an important aspect of each class) please be aware that if you are more than 5 minutes late for a class, you may not be able to join the class/course.

2.5 Course bookings are made through the Lotus Flower Yoga Studio website.

Classes require three or more people in order to take place.

2.6 Courses are sold in blocks. The Member or Client shall not transfer sessions to any other person or permit them to be used by anyone other than the Member or Client. Any assignment, transfer or disposal of courses is at the sole discretion of the Instructor and may only be permitted in exceptional circumstances. Class fees are non refundable.

2.7 Membership, class or course fees may be increased by Lotus Flower Yoga Studio at any time.

2.8 Details of class and course dates and times at the Studio may vary from time to time. Classes and courses will be published by Lotus Flower Yoga Studio and will be available on our Website.

2.9 When you are purchasing a course you are paying for a course and not an instructor. Instructors are subject to change without notice.

3.         Booking Procedure for Studio Hire:

3.1 Advance payment is required to secure all studio bookings at Lotus Flower Yoga Studio. You must be able to produce a booking confirmation on the day of the reservation; failing that, you may be denied access to the studio.

3.2 An invoice is raised as soon as a booking is agreed in writing via email. Once an invoice has been raised a 50% cancellation fee is applicable if the booking is happening within the month ahead. If a cancellation is made within a week or less of the booking date, then the total amount on the invoice will be liable. If the booking is cancelled before the required 30 days’ notice a cancellation fee will not apply.

3.3 Once a booking is paid for; your confirmation will outline the date and time that your booking is scheduled for. It is your responsibility to ensure you have received this message and that the information is correct.  If you do not receive this message, please contact Lotus Flower Yoga Studio as soon as possible. The same rules and procedure apply for booking cancellations.

3.4 All invoices must be paid immediately upon receipt; otherwise you risk cancellation of future bookings.

3.5 Studio times may be changed or cancelled in exceptional circumstances by Lotus Flower Yoga Studio due to changes in the internal programme. You will be given notice of cancellation in writing as far in advance of the booking date and time as is reasonably practicable.

4.         Noise levels, Percussion and Pianos in the Studio:

4.1 Noise levels in all studios must be kept to a reasonable level.

4.2 Due to noise restrictions all windows are to be kept closed.

4.3 Percussion is not permitted in any studio without prior arrangement. If you intend to use percussion this must be stated at the time of booking when you will be advised if this is possible.

5.         Footwear, Food and Drink in the Studios: 

5.1 Members and Clients are requested to wear clothing that preserves their dignity throughout the full range of movement. Underpants, thongs underneath tights, swimming costumes are not considered appropriate.

5.2 No shoes of any kind are permitted in the studio; Lotus Flower Yoga Studio is a shoe free zone. All outdoor footwear is to be removed before entering the studio you will need to agree to be barefoot or wearing yoga socks only.

5.3 No food or drink may be taken into the studio, for safety reasons no crockery; glass or anything breakable is permitted in any part of the Studio except bottled water.

5.4 Members and Clients should not walk around the Studios barefoot if they have foot complaints.

5.5 Members and Clients are required to use a suitable towel for the purpose of covering their yoga mat in the studio.

6.         Damage to the Studios:

6.1 You will be liable for any damage caused to the studio. This includes (without any limitation) damage to the studio’s floors and walls. You are responsible for informing Lotus Flower Yoga Studio if you notice anything unusual in the condition of the studio you are using before commencing your booking.

7.   Studio Hire Booking Times:

7.1 You must keep to your allotted time slots and you must ensure that warm-up and cool-down is allowed for within the booking time.

7.2 Our booking policy allows for back-to-back bookings and we expect the outgoing hirer and the incoming hirer to be flexible when this is the case.

8.    Use of Equipment:

8.1 Our studio is suitable for dance and movement practices. Should you require any extra equipment (i.e. chairs and tables), this must be stated at time of booking. We have some tables and chairs, which hirers are welcome to use.

8.2 Any equipment should be compliant with current guidance and legislation. All electrical items must be PAT tested and flammable objects must be treated with fireproof spray. Hirers are required to have a list of all equipment in use and relevant supporting documentation.

9.    Photo and Video:

9.1 Any hire involving photography and video footage must be agreed at the time of booking.

9.2 We prohibit filming and photography of artistic works, Members and Clients of the public and children using the building. We have a safeguarding policy (available on request), so please refrain from featuring images of children within Lotus Flower Yoga Studio in your shoot.

9.3 For most shoots an appropriate credit line acknowledging Lotus Flower Yoga Studio as the location is sufficient, i.e.: “filmed at Lotus Flower Yoga Studio” or “Location: Lotus Flower Yoga Studio”. If the images will be broadcasted we might be interested in using the images, videos or stills from such shoots in our communication activities.

10.    Health and Safety, Best Practice and Public Liability Insurance: 

10.1 A hirer of the studio is responsible for ensuring your session is run in line with current health and safety legislation and best practice guidelines. A risk assessment should be carried out and be available for Lotus Flower Yoga Studio in advance and on the day. Lotus Flower Yoga Studio takes no responsibility for the content or health and safety of classes run by external hirers.

10.2 The first aid kit and accident book is kept by the reception desk.

10.3 All hirers must tell us in advance if they are expecting any wheelchair users.

10.4 All hirers must make themselves familiar with the fire evacuation procedures and must make sure class participants are briefed on course of action in case of fire.

10.5 Lotus Flower Yoga Studio insurance will only cover defects with the building. We are not liable for and cannot cover loss of your personal property.

10.6 Hirers need to have their own insurance to cover any situation involving loss or injury to a Member and Client of the public as a result of their own activities.

10.7 If a session involves participants who are under the age of 18 or classed as vulnerable adults the hirer is responsible for ensuring that the relevant DBS checks have been obtained.

10.8 Hirers are advised not to exceed the recommended studio maximum capacity of 25.

11.      Important Liability Statement:

11.1 The information available on or through this Site, and the Services supplied via or in connection with this Site or at the Lotus Flower Yoga Studio do not constitute medical advice and it is your responsibility to determine, through obtaining appropriate medical advice, that you are fit and well and that such contents and services are suitable for you. It is not our responsibility to do so. Before commencing any exercise regime, you should consult your doctor.

11.2 Members or Clients with low/high blood pressure and/or cardiac irregularities should not attend class until they have written permission from their doctor. If there is any doubt, the Member or Client should consult their doctor. Members or Clients must notify Lotus Flower Yoga Studio of any circumstances affecting their health, which may be exacerbated through continued use of the Studio.

11.3 In consideration of Lotus Flower Yoga Studio accepting a person as a Member or Client, the Member or Client agrees that:

•    Neither Lotus Flower Yoga Studio, nor its instructors responsible for any injuries suffered by the Member or Client caused whole or in part by the Members or Clients or Members or Clients failure to faithfully follow the instructions of the instructor or by any physical impairment of mine not fully disclosed to the Studios in writing.

11.4 It is also vital that you supply us with correct information about yourself. We cannot be liable for any incorrect information supplied by you to us. We try to make sure that all information contained on this web site (and provided by us to you as part of any Services or Products) is correct, we do not accept any liability for any error or omission and exclude all liability for any action you (your legal representatives, heirs) may take or loss or injury you may suffer (direct or indirect including loss of pay, profit, opportunity or time, pain and suffering, any indirect, consequential or special loss, however arising) as a result of relying on any information on this web site or provided through any Service supplied by us to you.

11.5 Neither Lotus Flower Yoga Studio, nor its instructors are responsible for loss or damage to Members or Clients personal belongings.

11.6 You, your legal representatives and your heirs release waive, discharge and covenant, not to sue Lotus Flower Yoga Studio and its instructors for any injury or death caused by their negligence or other acts.

11.7 In the event that the Member or Client shall actually suffer any loss or damage arising directly from the negligence or breach of contract or of statutory duty of Lotus Flower Yoga Studio then other than in cases of death or personal injury Lotus Flower Yoga Studio’s liability therefore shall be limited in any event to the Maximum Liability in respect of the aggregate of all instances of such negligence and/or breach arising out of Lotus Flower Yoga Studio’s performance of its obligations under this Agreement.

11.8 Notwithstanding any other provision contained within this Agreement Lotus Flower Yoga Studio shall not be liable to the Member or Client or the Members or Clients Personnel for any:

•    Indirect or consequential loss or damage.

•    Economic loss including without limitation any loss of profits or goodwill or anticipated savings arising from any fault in the Studio or any act or omission of Lotus Flower Yoga Studio, its servants or agents in respect of this Agreement.

11.9 Lotus Flower Yoga Studio’s liability under this Agreement shall be to the exclusion of all other liability to the Member or Client whether contractual, tortuous or otherwise. All other conditions, warranties, stipulations or other statements whatsoever concerning the Agreement, whether express or implied, by statute, at common law or otherwise howsoever, are hereby excluded.

11.10 The Member or Client accepts as reasonable that Lotus Flower Yoga Studio’s total liability in respect of the Booking and/or the Post Production Work shall be as set out in this Agreement: in fixing those limits the Member or Client and Lotus Flower Yoga Studio have had regard to the price and nature of the Booking and the Recording Work and the terms hereof, and the level of expenses expected to be incurred by the Member or Client in respect thereof and the resources available to each party including insurance cover, to meet any liability.

11.11 Where the booking is made by a consumer as defined in the sale of goods act 1979, the supply of goods and services act 1982, the sale and supply of goods act 1994 or the fair trading act 1973 the statutory rights of the Member or Client are not affected by these conditions.

12.      Location and Building Facilities:

12.1 Lotus Flower Yoga Studio is located above Magnum Furniture Store. The entrance to the studio is located on the corner of ‘MAGNUM HOUSE’. Please push buzzer number 3. As you enter the building, there is either stairs on the right hand side or a lift to the left. Please make your way up to floor 3, and the door to the studio is coloured green with the Lotus Flower Yoga Studio logo upon it.

12.2 All around the building, parking is free from 5pm. PLEASE NOTE: Do not park in Magnum Furniture car park, this is not part of the studio and cars will be locked in; we hold no responsibility.

12.3 The Unisex Toilet is located directly next to the studio; this can also be used as a changing room if required.

12.4 Classes start promptly at the advertised times. Members or Clients need to arrive at the Studios with enough time to change and enter the studio before the class starts. Members or Clients arriving once the instructor has started class will not be allowed to attend that class.

12.5 Members and Clients are entitled to use the Studios’ facilities when attending a class.

12.6 Bicycles are to be left at street level and are not permitted on any part of the premises.

12.7 All lost and left property is disposed of within 7 days.

13.    Marketing and Publicity Guidelines: 

13.1 Studio hirers are only allowed to mention Lotus Flower Yoga Studio in their advertising as the venue where their activity is taking place and must not use the words “Lotus Flower Yoga Studio” in the title of their event.

13.2 All Lotus Flower Yoga Studio users must be directed to the entrance on Lotus Flower Yoga and Wellbeing Centre, Suite 3.3 Magnum House, 33 Lord Street, Leigh, WN7 1BY. The Lotus Flower Yoga Studio website has a map, which can be used on advertising material: http://www.lotusfloweryoga.co.uk/contact/

13.3 The Lotus Flower Yoga Studio logo must not be used in connection with any hire, unless the performance or workshop has been directly commissioned by Lotus Flower Yoga Studio. Studio hirers are not allowed to post information about their events on Lotus Flower Yoga Studio social media pages.

14.    Pricing and Studio Specificities:

14.1 Studio hire rates are calculated by the hour (one hour minimum hire).

14.2 VAT is included in all studio hire bookings.

14.3 The hourly rate is £25 per hour. If you book the studio for 4 hours or more, the hourly rate is reduced to £20 per hour.

14.4 Maximum capacity is recommended for movement-related activities involving adults, calculated at an average of 4.5-5 m2 per person.

15.      Force Majeure:

15.1 Notwithstanding any other term of this Agreement Lotus Flower Yoga Studio shall not be under any liability for any failure to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement due to Force Majeure. Following notification by Lotus Flower Yoga Studio to the Member or Client of such cause, Lotus Flower Yoga Studio shall be allowed a reasonable extension of time for the performance of its obligations. For the purpose of this Condition, ‘Force Majeure’ means:

•    Act of God, explosion, flood, tempest, fire or accident.

•   War or threat of war, sabotage, insurrection, civil disturbance or requisition.

•    Acts, restrictions, regulations, byelaws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of any governmental, parliamentary or local authority import or export regulations or embargoes.

•    Strikes, lockouts or other industrial actions or trade disputes (whether involving employees of Lotus Flower Yoga Studio or of a third party).

•    Difficulties in obtaining raw materials, labour, fuel, parts or machinery.

•    Power failure or breakdown in machinery.

16.      Miscellaneous:

16.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and neither party shall be bound by any other statement or representation made to the other.

16.2 No variation or amendment to this Agreement shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by the parties hereto.

16.3 In the event that any part of this Agreement shall be held to be void, voidable or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction then the balance thereof shall remain in full force and effect.

16.4 This agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts

By making a booking via the Internet, the Member or Client agrees to and is bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement.

17.      Fire and Evacuation Procedure:

17.1 Studio Hirers: Please adopt the following evacuation procedures. It is important that you keep an updated list of participants in your group and inform them about the nearest exit and the roll call area.

17.2 If you discover a Fire;

•    Activate the nearest fire alarm call point and leave the building immediately.

•    Use the nearest escape route, marked by green emergency signage.

•    Proceed to the assembly point, which is the taxi rank car park opposite the building. Do not loiter outside any exit and do not stand in the road.

17.3 If the alarms sound;

•    Evacuate the studio, closing the door behind you.

•    Use the nearest escape route, marked by green emergency signage.

•    Proceed to the assembly point, which is the taxi rank car park opposite the building. Do not loiter outside any exit and do not stand in the road.

17.4 Your Exits Are:

•    The main entrance/exit of the studio.

•    The emergency escape route at the far end of the studio.

17.5 Important Points:

•    Close all doors behind you.

•    Do not run.

•    Do not use lifts.

•    Do not stop to collect personal belongings.

•    Do not re-enter the building unless the Fire Brigade gives clearance.

18.      General:

18.1 Lotus Flower Yoga Studio may change these terms and conditions from time to time. By browsing the Site you are accepting that you are bound by the current terms and conditions. You should check these each time you revisit the Site. These terms and conditions form the entire understanding of the parties and supersede all previous agreements, understandings and representations relating to the subject matter.

18.2 These terms and conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with English law, and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

19.      Enquiries or Complaints:

19.1 If you have any enquiries or complaints email info@lotusfloweryoga.co.uk or call +44 7534 480054.

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