Studio Policies

Limited Liability Policy for classes, workshops, and retreats

Classes, workshops, and retreats with Michelle Yoga (Michelle Rubin) may be physically strenuous and students voluntarily participate in them with full knowledge that there is the risk of personal injury, property loss or death.
All students agree that they or their legal representatives will NOT sue or make any other claims of any kind whatsoever against Michelle Rubin or its members for any personal injury, property damage/loss, or wrongful death, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.
Michelle Rubin is in no way responsible for the safekeeping of individual’s personal belongings while attending classes, workshops or retreats.
Each yoga students is required to agree to the following terms:
1. I am participating in the Classes, Workshops or Retreats offered by Michelle Rubin during which I will receive information and instruction about yoga. I recognize that yoga requires physical exertion that may be strenuous and may cause physical injury, and I am fully aware of the risks and hazards involved.
2. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in any or all offerings by Michelle Rubin. I represent, verify, and warrant that I am physically fit and that I have no medical condition that would prevent my full participation in any or all of Michelle Rubin’s offerings.
3. In further consideration of being permitted to participate in any or all of Michelle Rubin’s offerings, I knowingly, voluntarily and expressly waive any claim I may have against Michelle Rubin for injury or damages that I may sustain as a result of participating in Michelle Rubin’s offerings.
4. I further hereby indemnify and hold harmless Michelle Rubin and her substitutes from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or relating to any claim by a third party resulting from my practice or instruction in the field of yoga.
5. I will zoom all classes and not come to the studio if I am feeling any flu like symptoms. 

Payment Policies

*New students register for one-month minimum.

All group classes require an automatic monthly payment to be setup. Secure online registration using your credit card or your banking information for EFT direct deposit is easy to setup and will be automatically billed on the 15th of each month.

Students pay for their first month ( 4-5 class minimum ) of group classes at the time of registration regardless of class start date. The second monthly payment will be pro-rated to reflect students who start mid-month their first month.

Students can cancel automatic monthly withdrawals before the 15th of the month BEFORE the month they wish to cancel classes.  To do this please follow instructions below.

Group Class changes or Cancellation Policy

Students are welcome to cancel or change their registration with a minimum of 2 weeks notice all group class changes or cancelations must be made BEFORE the 15th of the month previous to the month you wish to stop attending. Please CLICK HERE to cancel or change your group class registration.

EXAMPLE: If you wish to stop attending or change group classes on February 1st you must cancel or change classes by using appropriate link on or before January 14th.

Missing and Making Up classes Policy 


 Missing a Class  

All students are welcome to take a makeup class to replace any missed classes when they make their unused class space available to other students by :

 On the day you are scheduled to attend class, a minimum of two hours before the class time text or email Michelle letting her know you are unable to attend class thus freeing your spot for another student.  ( or 250 818 3531)

Making Up Classes I Miss

All students are welcome to take a makeup class to replace any missed classes that were made available to other students by :

A. Request from Michelle a zoom link to the class by email or text 250 8183531

B. On the actual day you wish to attend class to do your make up text or email Michelle to let her know you would like to do a make up that day should space be available.  Michelle will respond when and if a class becomes available. Open spaces are filled on a first ask first get basis so feel free to contact Michelle early in the day. ( or 250 818 3531)

~ All students are asked to use the honour system to keep their own tally on missed and made up classes.

~Make up classes can be used in any appropriate level scheduled group class with space taught at the studio.

~Make up classes are only valid while students are enrolled. Once monthly enrolment and payments end makeup classes are invalid.

~You may use a makeup to bring a friend as a guest to an appropriate level class.

~All makeup classes should ideally be taken within the month of missing the class.

~It is individual’s responsibility to use their make up classes.

~If you take a makeup spot and don’t use it you are not eligible for another makeup.

~All makeup classes must be used by January 1 of each year.

Workshop, Apprenticeship & Retreat Cancellation Policy

~ All retreat and workshop deposits are non-refundable (if applicable)
~ Cancellations of workshops, apprenticeships or retreats if students cancel with enough notice so we can fill the spot, we give students a 50% credit of the amount paid. This credit can be used on any future classes, retreats or workshops.
~ For retreat cancellation due to personal or family illness or death, students can request refunds or credits with appropriate verification. These cases will be addressed individually based on situation and type of retreat. 
~ Cancelation of workshops due to illness will be credited with 2 group classes.