GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS of ASRAM Yoga and Meditation Center, and Budapest Yoga, www.budapestyoga.com
1.2 General Terms and Conditions: the general terms and conditions used by ASRAM Yoga, is published on www.budapestyoga.com in English language, and available in the ASRAM Yoga studios in Budapest as well.
1.3 ASRAM Yoga and Meditation Center: is operated by Yoga Room Kft, which has its official seat at 1034 Budapest, Viador utca 18, Hungary, its EU VAT Number is: HU24698720. „ASRAM Yoga” is a brand of Yoga Room Kft.
1.4 Budapest Yoga: Budapest Yoga is a brand of Yoga Room Kft.
1.5 Class-Pass: card for attending yoga classes at ASRAM Yoga, issued or to be issued by ASRAM Yoga and paid or to be paid by the Student.
1.6 Single Class: a single yoga class at ASRAM Yoga to be attended and paid by the Student.
1.7 Private Class: a private yoga class at ASRAM Yoga, for which the Student must make an appointment in advance, as referred to in Clause 3.7.
1.9 Retreat: a yoga retreat organized by ASRAM Yoga.
1.10 Retreat Participant: a person who takes part in or wishes to take part in a yoga retreat organized by ASRAM Yoga.
1.11 Student: a person who attends and/or wishes to attend private or group yoga classes at ASRAM Yoga.
1.13 Workshop: a yoga workshop given or to be given by ASRAM Yoga.
1.14 New student: new student is the person who is not yet registered in any of the ASRAM Yoga studios database, and has not yet visited a class in any of the studios.
1.15. Language of the classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings budapestyoga.com advertises programs where you can communicate with teachers in English. All workshops, retreats and teacher trainings on this website are held only in English. Regular yoga classes have 2 types: 1/only English classes (it is written e.g: Vinyasa flow yoga in English) 2/ Hungarian classes with a teacher who can speak English and give some English instructons as well.
- Scope of Application
2.2 By participating in a yoga class of ASRAM Yoga, the Student agrees to the applicability of these General Terms and Conditions.
2.3 ASRAM Yoga may from time to time amend these General Terms and Conditions. The most recent version of the Terms and Conditions is always the version that is applicable and is always available at the Website. ASRAM Yoga will announce any amendments to the General Terms and Conditions in advance by e-mail.
- Class Passes
ASRAM Yoga offers the following possibilities of attending yoga classes at ASRAM Yoga.
3.2 The ASRAM Yoga Introduction Card entitles the holder to a certain number of yoga classes and can be purchased only once by new students. A new student may buy the ASRAM Introduction Card only if he or she has not attended any yoga classes at ASRAM Yoga.
Validity of the class-passes: Validity and price is shown on the actual price list of the studio.
- Payment and Price Changes
4.1. All yoga classes organized by ASRAM Yoga must be paid for before they are held. ASRAM Yoga accepts cash payment, card, and bank transfer.
4.3. ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to change the prices. Any changes are announced in advance by putting up posters on the premises of ASRAM Yoga, by placing statements on the Website, and/or by email. The currently applicable rates are always mentioned on the Website and are available for inspection at the reception desk of ASRAM Yoga.
4.4. On presentation of an official student card under the age of 25, ASRAM Yoga grants a discount on group yoga classes at ASRAM Yoga, according to the price list.
4.5 Before a yoga class the Student must report to the reception desk of ASRAM Yoga. After the ASRAM Yoga receptionist has verified the registration and payment for the relevant yoga class, the Student can take part of the class.
- Reservations for Yoga Classes
5.1 Reservations for the yoga classes of ASRAM Yoga can be made in advance by phone, by e-mail or in person. There are only a few classes where we ask for a reservation. A reserved yoga class may be cancelled free of charge until 24 hours before the start of the class. Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance are charged in full, and also in case of no-show of the student.
- House Rules
6.1 All Students must observe the house rules of ASRAM Yoga:
- Please make sure you are clean and fresh when you attend the yoga class. The use of unscented deodorant is highly appreciated. In view of potential allergies of other Students, everyone is asked not to wear any perfume, aromatherapy oils or other scented products, and not to use any spray deodorant in the changing rooms.
- Wear clean yoga clothes in yoga classes, in which you can move easily.
- We advise not to eat later than two hours before the start of the yoga class and, in any case, not to do yoga on a full stomach.
- Please, do not wear shoes in the yoga studios.
- ASRAM Yoga makes yoga mats available for use during yoga classes. After classes, a yoga mat must always be cleaned by the student.
- To allow everybody to find perfect inner peace, Students are requested not to talk in the yoga studio before, during and after the yoga class and to talk quietly in the other rooms.
- The physical and mental integrity of Students must always be respected. Sexual behaviour or sexually suggestive behaviour is not tolerated by ASRAM Yoga.
6.2 ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to deny Students who do not observe the house rules referred to in Clause 6.1 access to the ASRAM Yoga premises.
7.1 The current schedule is mentioned on the Website. ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to change the schedule at any time. If possible, any changes are announced in advance by putting up posters in the ASRAM Yoga rooms, mentioning them on the Website or by email.
7.2 ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to cancel a yoga class that has been scheduled or to change the yoga teacher mentioned in the schedule in the event of force majeure, including illness of the teacher. In this case there will be no refund of any class-pass.
7.3 ASRAM Yoga is nearly always open but reserves the right to close its doors on public holidays or on other days. Please only call the studios in the working hours. (Mon-Fri 8:30am-8:00 pm, Sat 9am-1 pm, Sun 5-6:30 pm)
- Elongation and termination of class passes
Class-passes can be elongated for an additional fee according to the actual price list, and terminated for 2 weeks time for free during its validity.
9.1 Attending yoga classes, Workshops or Retreats and Teacher trainings and leaving belongings in the changing rooms are at the Student’s own risk. ASRAM Yoga accepts no liability whatsoever for physical injury, loss or damage relating to a Student’s attending yoga classes, Workshops, Retreats or Teacher Trainings and leaving belongings in the changing rooms at ASRAM Yoga.
9.2 ASRAM Yoga works exclusively with certified yoga teachers and always ensures high-quality yoga classes. Even so, a Student always runs the risk of receiving an injury during a yoga class. By participating in a yoga class at ASRAM Yoga, the Student accepts this risk of an injury. ASRAM Yoga provides the following guidelines for reducing the risk of an injury:
- Always consult a doctor before starting yoga classes if you are not sure that you are completely healthy or if you are pregnant.
- If you have an injury or any other physical inconvenience, always inform your yoga teacher about this before starting the yoga class.
- Listen to and follow the instructions of the relevant yoga teacher.
- Perform the yoga exercises carefully and bear your physical limitations in mind.
- Do not perform any yoga exercises that are painful.
- Ask questions if you do not understand an exercise.
- Avoid inverted poses during menstruation.
- Personal Data
10.1 ASRAM Yoga collects personal data of the Students to update its membership records, to execute payment orders and for administration and information purposes. ASRAM Yoga handles this collection of personal data with due care.
10.2 ASRAM Yoga uses the personal data referred to in Clause 10.1 to inform the Students about activities of ASRAM Yoga and any changes in the schedule, for example. If the Student does not want to receive communications from ASRAM Yoga, he or she may communicate this to ASRAM Yoga by sending an e-mail to iroda(at)jogakozpont.hu. The Student is aware (s)he cannot use all online services and products of ASRAM Yoga in that case.
10.3 ASRAM Yoga never gives any personal data of the Students to third parties without their prior written consent.
- Governing Law and Dispute Settlement
11.1 The General Terms and Conditions are exclusively governed by Hungarian law.
11.2 Any disputes relating our services are settled exclusively by the competent court in Budapest or any higher court.
12. Workshops, Retreats, Teacher Trainings:
Registration fee: first part of the full price (fee) of the workshop/retreat/ or teacher training.
Participant: the person who attends or wants to attend a workshop/retreat/ or teacher training
Price/Fee: the total price of a workshop/retreat/ or teacher training including the appcication fee.
Event: can be a workshop/retreat or Teacher Training Additional location of a registered Yoga
School: in some cases our 200 hour yoga teacher trainings are not our own registered programs, but hosted officially by us, as an „additional location” of an other Yoga School internationally (e.g. from the USA, Cananda, etc.). We always follow the official way of hosting a Yoga Alliance training abroad.
- Participation on Events and Registration Fee
13.1 A Participant may participate in an event after he or she has registered online at www.budapestyoga.com for it with ASRAM Yoga in advance and paid the Registration fee or the Full Price. A place in the event is guaranteed after ASRAM Yoga has received payment of the registration fee, and confirmed the participants’ place.
13.2 For some Events, an “Early Bird Rate” applies. This reduced rate applies until the date specified on the Website. After this date the normal rate, which is also specified on the Website, applies without exception.
14.1 Payments for an event must be made before the Workshop or Retreat is held. Payments can be made by credit card, bank transfer or cash.
14.2 Every event has a different deadline of payment, it is always shown on the website.
- Cancellation of Workshop Registration
15.1 Until one (1) month before the scheduled Workshop date, the Participant may cancel his or her registration free of charge. This can be done by an email sent to iroda(at)jogakozpont.hu
15.2 Until seven (7) days before the scheduled Workshop date, the Participant may cancel his or her registration, in which case the registration fee is refunded, less a handling fee of €25.
15.3 If the Participant cancels his or her registration later than seven (7) days before the scheduled Workshop, the price is not refunded.
16.6 ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to cancel the Workshop if there are insufficient participants. In this case, the registration fee already paid by the Participants is refunded immediately.
- Cancellation of Participation in Retreat
16.1 Any participation in a scheduled Retreat may be cancelled only in writing. This can be done by sending an email to iroda(at)jogakozpont.hu
16.2 The Retreat Participant may cancel his or her registration free of charge until 60 days before the scheduled Retreat.
16.3 Within 60 days before the scheduled Retreat, the Retreat Participant may cancel his or her registration, in which case 50% of the Price is charged.
16.4 If the Retreat Participant cancels his or her registration later than seven (7) days before the start of the Retreat, the Price already paid is not refunded.
16.5 If it turns out at the location of the Retreat that the Retreat Participant cannot participate in the Retreat for whatever reason, the Price already paid is not refunded.
16.6 ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to cancel the Retreat if there are insufficient participants. In this case, the registration fee already paid by the Participants is refunded immediately.
- Workshop Schedule
17.1 The current Workshop Schedule can always be found on the Website. ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to change the schedule at any time. If possible, any changes are announced in advance by putting up posters in the ASRAM Yoga rooms, mentioning them on the Website or by email.
17.2 ASRAM Yoga reserves the right to cancel a scheduled Workshop in the event of force majeure (including illness of the relevant teacher). In this case, the registration fee already paid is refunded.
- Teacher Trainings
Yoga Alliance: Yoga Alliance USA, www.yogaalliance.org, we are a registered yoga school by this organisation (under the name of: ASRAM Yoga and Meditation Center).
Registration fee is non-refundable in any case! If you cancel your participation on a teacher training, the rest of the participation fee can be refunded under the conditions below:
- if you cancel more than 60 days before the training starts, your rest of participation fee will be refunded, only the registration fee is non refundable. You can use 50% of the registration fee to an other workshop/retreat or teacher training starting maximum in 5 months time from the cancellation, but it is not refundable.
- if you cancel 30-60 days before the training, you loose the registration fee, but the rest of participation fee is refundable.
- if you cancel 1-30 days before the training, the price already paid is non refundable.
- if you don’t show up at the start of the training or you start to participate on the training but not finish it, no fee is refundable and cannot be used on an other training or event.
Certificate: During the training you have to complete tests and homeworks as well. You must successfully take the exams at the end of the training to get the teacher training certificate. You must also participate on the full training and do not miss classes. Participants who do not keep the rules of the studio can be asked to finish the training without any refund during the training. Being late on the teacher training course is not accepted.
If you miss classes or days on a teacher training: You must take private classes for extra fee to complete the training successfully and have the minimum contact hours of the training. You can miss maximum 4 days of a training, if you miss more, you are not allowed to go to the exams.
Yoga Alliance terms and conditions: Yoga Alliance changes its terms and conditions, and registration rules from time to time. At the moment you can register yourself as a teacher by Yoga Alliance, if you send them your yoga teacher’s certificate, your school is active (paid its annual fee), and your school is giving feedback that you completed the training successfully. You must also pay your fees to Yoga Alliance to be a member. We suggest to register as soon as possible at Yoga Alliance to be accepted for 100%, after receiving your certificate.