Health Disclaimer

Agreement Of Release & Waiver Of Liability

Please read and agree to the following terms and conditions below before participating in any of Buffy Owens/Conscious Movements programs.

  1. I hereby agree to the following: I understand as a participant in Conscious Movements workshops, courses, classes or other online audio lessons, that my comfort and sense of safety are essential to what I am learning. I understand the content of live classes, workshops, and recorded audio and video lessons made available through this site are neither professional medical advice, a medical exam nor a substitute for it. I understand that the health coaching focused programs are not offered as a substitute for professional mental health care, nutritionist or dietitian, or medical care and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any mental health or medical conditions. I also understand that Buffy Owens is not acting as a physical therapist, mental health counselor, or any other medical professional.
  2. If participating in the Awareness Through Movement (ATM) lessons, Mindful Movements, or Mindfulness Practices offered by Conscious Movements, I will receive information and instruction about movement, meditation, and mindfulness. I acknowledge that Conscious Movements' programs, Awareness Through Movement, and any program of physical activity require some level of physical exertion that may be strenuous and may cause physical injury, and I am fully aware of the risks and hazards involved.
  3. If participating in health & wellness coaching based programs, I understand that my health coach is neither a psychological or medical professional. The goal of coaching is to create a supportive alliance in which I can attain my own stated goals. I agree that using any or every part of this health coaching services and programs is entirely at my own risk. Health coaching services, classes, and programs are provided "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. I understand that I may be coached in fitness, nutrition, stress management, emotional resilience, life visioning, overall preventive health and health risk management. These services may be requested or rejected at my own free choice.

  4. I understand that Conscious Movements recorded lessons, meditations, coaching exercises, and other supporting materials are not to be given away or sold under any circumstance and the lessons are not to be copied or reproduced in any manner.
  5. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in Conscious Movements programs. I represent and warrant that I am physically fit or have consulted with my physician and I have no medical condition that would prevent my participation in the Conscious Movements programs, including live classes or workshops, and take full responsibility for my participation in the activities involved.
  6. In consideration of being permitted to participate in ATM lessons and Conscious Movements Programs, I agree to assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries or damages, known or unknown, which I might incur as a result of participating in the program.
  7. In further consideration of being permitted to participate in Awareness through Movement lessons and Conscious Movements Programs, I knowingly, voluntarily and expressly waive any claim I may have against Buffy Owens/Conscious Movements for injury or damages that I may sustain as a result of participating in any of the programs offered by Buffy Owens or Conscious Movements.
  8. I, my heirs or legal representatives forever release waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue Conscious Movements for injury or death caused by their negligence or other acts.

Important Health & Safety Information

I understand as a participant in Conscious Movements workshops, courses, classes or other online audio lessons, that my comfort and sense of safety are essential to what I am learning. I understand the content of workshops and audio lessons made available through this site are neither professional medical advice, a medical exam nor a substitute for it. I understand that with any exercise or health-related program or activity, I should seek the advice of my physician or other qualified health professional before participating in any movement lessons.

Basic Instructions To Reduce Risk Of Injury

The movements in these lessons are intended to be done with minimum effort, even when using only your imagination. Nevertheless, always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professionals before starting a new exercise program, especially if you have unstable spinal alignment, existing medical or health conditions, are overweight or pregnant.

The programs offered here are not intended to provide medical advice or make medical diagnoses. Do not delay seeking treatment or disregard medical advice due to the information you may hear or read in any of our online programs.

Pay attention to how you feel and stop the lesson to consult your health practitioner if you feel sick, dizzy, faint, light-headed, or if you experience any pain or unusual discomfort.

Never force or strain. You are responsible for moving within your limits and seeking medical attention and advice as appropriate.

The Instructors on this site are not responsible for any injuries you may experience by participating in the courses, classes and other programs offered by Conscious Movements. By continuing with this program you are accepting that you have read, understood and agree to follow these basic instructions, and that you are participating at your own risk.

If you have any questions contact:
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