Terms and Conditions
Welcome to YogaUOnline.com, Online Classes. YogaUOnline.com (the
“Site”) is provided by Auriga Group, LLC (“We”, “Us” or
“YogaUOnline.com”). Before you get started, it’s important for you to
understand your responsibilities as either an Instructor or a Student —
and for you to understand that you are entering into an agreement with
YogaUOnline.com which is designed to protect YogaUOnline.com and outline
the relationship among Instructors, Students and YogaUOnline.com.
THIS IS A BINDING CONTRACT, PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. Upon completion
of the registration process you affirmatively agree to be bound by
these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”), but you also are deemed to have
accepted them (and any changes that have been published on this page) by
accessing or using the Site (the “Service”). It is your responsibility
to check this page from time to time to review any changes to these
Terms. If you are not prepared to agree to all these Terms (including
changes published on this page, then you must cease accessing the
Service and must delete any materials that you have downloaded or copied
from the Site or through the Service.
Outline of Terms. These Terms are divided into
separate sections to make them easier to read, but every section applies
to every user, regardless of what the heading says.
Description of Service
The Service includes 1) a platform for the purchase and use of
digital content, which allows end-users to a) purchase a subscription
and stream pre-recorded audio and video content over the Internet for
personal use, or b) purchase online courses for permanent access
through the Teacher Ed or Wellness course section for personal use, (2)
YogaUOnline.com instructor profiles and class schedules, and (3)
YogaUOnline.com reporting marketing and administrative tools (for
Instructors). YogaUOnline.com will collect payments charged by
Instructors and will disburse funds in accordance with the terms agreed
Students must create a YogaUOnline.com Account in order to access the Service. You may only create a YogaUOnline.com Account if:
- You are at least 13 years old, and if you are less than 18 years old, you have the permission of your parent or guardian;
- You provide your legal full name, valid email address, zip code, and any other information requested during the signup process.
It’s up to you to protect the security of your account and your
password. YogaUOnline.com will not be liable for your losses caused by
any unauthorized use of your account, but you may be liable for the
losses of YogaUOnline.com or others due to such unauthorized use.
When you set up a YogaUOnline.com Account, you will be given the
opportunity to set a variety of features, including the price an
Instructor charges for a class, and discounts for multiple purchases, as
well as banking or credit card information and certain
Obligations Of Instructors and Students:
- All Users. All users agree that they may not:
- use their account to breach security of another account or
attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server, and
that not all areas of the site may be available to them or other
authorized users of the site.
- interfere with anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the site or other similar services.
- download any Content unless you see a “download” or similar link displayed by YogaUOnline.com on the Service for that Content.
- copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell,
license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes or
circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related
features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or
copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or
the Content therein, without the prior written consent of
YogaUOnline.com or the respective licensors of the Content.
- Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.
All Users acknowledge that through their use of the site, they may
have the opportunities to engage in commercial transactions with other
users and vendors. Each User acknowledges that all transactions relating
to any merchandise or services offered by any party, including, but not
limited to the purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees,
maintenance and delivery terms relating to such transactions, are agreed
to solely between the seller or purchaser of such merchandize and
services and you. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY TRANSACTIONS
EXECUTED THROUGH, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, AND YOU UNDERSTAND
AND AGREE THAT SUCH TRANSACTIONS ARE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN
RISK. ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PRODUCTS,
SERVICES, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE
FROM A THIRD PARTY IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY SUCH THIRD PARTY, AND NOT BY US
OR ANY OTHER OF OUR AFFILIATES.
- use their account to breach security of another account or
You should be aware that we do not endorse or assume any liability
for any Content uploaded, streamed or displayed by or on behalf of
Instructors or other Students. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor,
or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat
rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other
interactive services that may be available on or through this site.
YogaUOnline.com has no responsibility to you for any injuries or
damages that you suffer in connection with the use of the Service, and
you specifically release us from any claims you may have and agree to
indemnify us if we suffer a loss in connection with your use of the
Service. Our only responsibility is a limited obligation to pay refunds
in certain specific situations. You must take precautions to protect
Payments and Fees
- A valid credit card or PayPal account is required for courses.
- A full payment in accordance with payment guidelines is required to register for a class on YogaUOnline.com.
Classes, Modifications, and Amendments
- You agree to accept all of the terms and conditions including
the cancellation policy listed in the Service when you agree to book and
pay for a Service on YogaUOnline.com.
- The Courses offered on YogaUOnline.com are offered directly by
the Instructor. YogaUOnline.com is not responsible or liable for any
information on its Service listings or profiles.
- YogaUOnline.com reserves the right to cancel or change any booked Service at any time, for any reason.
- YogaUOnline.com reserves the right at any time to modify or
discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service with or without
- You agree to accept all of the terms and conditions including
When a student signs-up for a course, YogaUOnline.com charges
their credit card or PayPal account at the time of sign-up to hold their
spot for the course. Students may request a refund within the refund
request time period in accordance with our Refund Policy.
- Membership of Yoga Practice Channel. In addition, the following applies to membership subscription for YogaUOnline’s Yoga Video Practice Channel:
- Free Trial. We require that you provide a valid
credit or debit card (“Payment Source”) at the time you register for a
free trial to ensure that you have continued access to your membership
after the expiration of the free trial period (“Free Trial”).
YOGAUONLINE will not bill your account until the Free Trial has expired
and provided that you have not cancelled your account during the Free
Trial period. The Free Trial will automatically convert to a paid
monthly subscription unless YOGAUONLINE is notified of cancellation. You
may only use a Free Trial once. YOGAUONLINE reserves the right to
terminate any account that is using or trying to use more than one Free
- Billing. Memberships are billed monthly. All
memberships are renewed automatically until cancelled. Members may
cancel their membership at any time. Membership must be canceled prior
to the renewal date in order to end membership charges. At times,
special prepaid membership packages will be available for purchase.
Special prepaid memberships will be recurring and will renew
automatically on the expiry date. Membership must be canceled prior to
the renewal date in order to end membership charges.
- Pricing. When you purchase a membership
subscription, you will initially be charged at the rate applicable at
the time of your agreement to subscribe. If YOGAUONLINE later increases
the price of the subscription, YOGAUONLINE will notify you. The increase
will apply to the next payment due from you after the notice, provided
that you have been given at least 10 days’ prior notice before the
charge is made. If you are given less than 10 days’ prior notice, the
price increase will not apply until the payment after the next payment
- No Sharing. Members of YOGAUONLINE may not
share, give or sell their password or username to any other person or
entity. Excessive viewings or logins by any Member will be construed by
YOGAUONLINE as fraudulent use of the Website, which will result in the
immediate cancellation of membership without refund. When becoming a
Member you agree to take all actions possible to protect your username
and password from fraudulent use.
- Fraudulent Use. YOGAUONLINE reserves the right
to cancel any membership it believes has been compromised, or is being
used fraudulently, at its own discretion.
- Free Trial. We require that you provide a valid
Health and Medical Concerns. Some of the Site
Content includes information and instruction relating to exercise and
fitness, and some of the products and services available through the
Websites and the Services relate to exercise and fitness. You
acknowledge and agree that the following warnings and disclaimers shall
apply to all such information, instruction, products and services.
Before participating in any exercise program or using any fitness
products or services that may be described and/or made accessible in or
through the Website and/or the Services, we strongly recommend that you
consult with a physician or other healthcare provider. YogaUOnline, its
staff and the content-providers are not licensed medical care providers,
are not rendering personal medical advice or treatment, and have no
expertise in advising on, diagnosing, examining, or treating medical
conditions of any kind, or in determining the effect of any specific
exercise on a medical condition.
The Website and the Services are not intended to be a substitute
for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You
acknowledge and agree that when participating in any exercise or
exercise program, and/or when using any fitness products or services,
there is the possibility of physical injury and/or death, and you assume
the risk and responsibility for any such results.
You should never disregard medical advice or delay seeking it
because of a statement you have read on the Websites and/or the
Services. The Websites and the Services should not be used in lieu of
advice given by qualified medical professionals such as your doctor or
registered dietitian. It is important that the Websites and the Services
are used only in conjunction with qualified medical guidance. If you
know or suspect that you may be pregnant, have an eating disorder, have
diabetes, or have any other physical or medical condition, it is
imperative that you seek the advice of your doctor prior to using the
Websites and/or the Services.
You must always consult your doctor before beginning an exercise
or dietary program. Keep the following checklist in mind when developing
your program in conjunction with your health care provider, but also
bear in mind that the checklist is not exhaustive and does not take the
place of a consultation with your healthcare provider.
- After exercise do you frequently experience chest pains?
- Do you get dizzy when you exercise?
- Are you breathless after exercising?
- Do you take medication for high blood pressure?
- Do you have joint problems?
- Do you have a medical condition, which might need special attention when exercising, for example diabetes?
- Have you been physically active in the past?
- Do you have a heart condition that requires supervised physical activity?
If you experience any discomfort or pain during an exercise
routine you must immediately cease the activity and seek the assistance
of a physician.
6. Other Important Points.
You should also be aware of the following:
- When using the Service, you may be exposed to Content from a
variety of sources, and that YogaUOnline.com is not responsible for the
accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or
relating to such Content. You further understand and acknowledge that
you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent,
or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal
or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against
YogaUOnline.com with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by
applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless YogaUOnline.com,
its owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the
fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use
of the Service.
- Content available through the Service often represents the
opinions and judgments of an information provider, site user, or other
person or entity not connected with us. We do not endorse, nor are we
responsible for the accuracy or reliability of, any opinion, advice, or
statement made by anyone other than an authorized YogaUOnline.com
spokesperson speaking in his/her official capacity.
- The Content available through the Service belongs to either
YogaUOnline.com or one or more Instructors, and it is a violation of
their intellectual property rights for you to record the audio or video
available through the Service. You hereby agree that you will not make
any such recordings, or otherwise copy, redistribute, publish or exploit
material from the Service, except as expressly permitted herein,
without the express prior written permission of YogaUOnline.com and the
The Website may contain third-party advertising and/or links to
other sites owned by third parties (i.e. advertisers, affiliate
partners, strategic partners, or others). However, the inclusion of a
link in any of our Websites does not imply YogaUOnline’s investigation,
evaluation and/or endorsement of such third party website. We are not
responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the
products or offerings of, any of these businesses, entities or
individuals, or the accuracy of the content of their advertising or
websites. YogaUOnline does not assume any responsibility or liability
for the actions, products, services, and/or content of any such
websites. Before you purchase goods or services from a third party
and/or use any third-party website, you should review the applicable
access any such linked websites, you do so at your own risk.
- All Users. All users agree that they may not:
Rights of YogaUOnline.com/Limitation of Liability
Right to Remove or Refuse Content
YogaUOnline.com and its agents have the right at their sole
discretion to remove or refuse any content that, in our judgment, does
for our site, or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. We
are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content.
All Students and Instructors hereby consent to such removal and waive
any claim against us arising out of such removal of content.
You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion,
terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our site
without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions.
In addition, you acknowledge that we will cooperate fully with
investigations of violations of systems or network security at other
sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in
investigating suspected criminal violations.
YogaUOnline.com Makes No Representations or Warranties.
Content is provided to you AS IS. You may access Content for your
information and personal use solely as intended through the provided
functionality of the Service and as permitted under these Terms of
Service. YogaUOnline.com and its licensors reserve all rights not
expressly granted in and to the Service and the Content.
ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”
AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANTY OF
NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE
TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY USER
COMMUNICATIONS OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE
FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (A) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL
MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL BE
UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY
BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS WILL BE EFFECTIVE,
ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR
INFORMATION PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE FROM US OR OUR
AFFILIATES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR BE FREE FROM MISTAKES, ERRORS
THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES
OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AND
SERVICES AT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY
PRODUCTS LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS OR
SERVICES AT THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND WE MAKE NO COMMITMENT TO
UPDATE SUCH MATERIALS OR SERVICES.
THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER ACQUISITION OF
ANY MATERIALS THROUGH THIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK
AND WITH YOUR AGREEMENT THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH
You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the
Services may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree
that we have no control over third party networks you may access in the
course of the use of this site, and therefore, delays and disruption of
other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.
SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN
WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL YOGAUONLINE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES,
CONTRACTORS OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER
RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT,
(II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER,
RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY
UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF YOGAUONLINE SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY
AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED
THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM
THE WEBSITE, (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH
MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR
(VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF
ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED,
EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE,
WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY,
AND WHETHER OR NOT THE YOGAUONLINE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOGAUONLINE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE
FOR CONTENT POSTED BY USERS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL
CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE
FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
ANY REFERENCE TO A PERSON, ENTITY, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE ON THIS
WEBSITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION BY
YOGAUONLINE OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES. YOGAUONLINE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR
ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR THIRD PARTY WEB PAGE ACCESSED
FROM THIS WEBSITE, NOR DOES YOGAUONLINE WARRANT THE ACCURACY OF ANY
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR ITS FITNESS FOR ANY
NO COMMUNICATION OF ANY KIND BETWEEN YOU AND YOGAUONLINE OR A
REPRESENTATIVE OF YOGAUONLINE SHALL CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF ANY
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY HEREUNDER OR CREATE ANY ADDITIONAL WARRANTY NOT
YOGAUONLINE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THE
WEBSITE THAT IT DETERMINES IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION IS VIOLATIVE OF ANY
LAW OR RIGHT OF ANY PERSON, INFRINGES THE RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON, OR IS
OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE FOR POSTING ON THE WEBSITE.
4. Exclusions and Limitations
Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so
at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or
the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential
damages. Accordingly, in certain jurisdictions, some of the above
limitations of liability may not apply to you; all other provisions of
this Agreement remain in full force and effect.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless YOGAUONLINE, its
subsidiaries, affiliates, subcontractors, officers, directors,
employees, consultants, representatives and agents, from and against any
and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or
debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and
costs) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Website; (ii)
your violation of any term of this Agreement; (iii) your violation of
any third party right, including without limitation any copyright,
property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your
submissions of Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and
indemnification obligation will survive this Agreement and your use of
You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in
Iowa; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive website that does
not give rise to personal jurisdiction over YogaUOnline.com, either
specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Iowa. These Terms of
Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State
of Iowa, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim
or dispute between you and YogaUOnline.com that arises in whole or in
part from the Service shall be decided exclusively by a court of
competent jurisdiction located in Jefferson County, Iowa. These Terms of
and any other legal notices published by YogaUOnline.com on the
Service, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and
YogaUOnline.com concerning the Service. If any provision of these Terms
of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the
invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the
remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in
full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of
Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or
any other term, and YogaUOnline.com’s failure to assert any right or
provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of
such right or provision. YogaUOnline.com reserves the right to amend
these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your
responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your
use of the Service following any amendment of these Terms of Service
will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND
YOGAUONLINE.COM AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR
RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE
CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY