Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy:

Below are the guidelines if you must cancel your retreat or workshop with Everessence and collaborators:

We do offer cash or credit card refunds. If you must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined accordingly:

  • If you cancel your reservation 60 days or more prior to the retreat start date, you will lose your non-refundable deposit paid at the time of registration.
  • If you cancel your reservation 30-59 days prior to the retreat start date, you will be charged a cancellation fee of 50% of the retreat value including your deposit.
  • If you cancel your reservation within 0-29 days of the start date, you will forfeit 100% of all payments received including your deposit and be responsible for the full retreat value.

Any remaining balances will be refunded back to your credit card. Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason, including weather, hospitalization, business emergencies, personal/family emergencies or personal/family illnesses.
There are no discounts for arriving late or leaving the retreat early. Everessence highly recommends purchasing Travel Protection Insurance, including medical cover, through your travel agent. Travel protection insurance is used for any unexpected additional travel expenses that may occur before, during or after your trip.

If Everessence must cancel a retreat, all payments received to date will be refunded, which constitutes full settlement.
Everessence is not responsible for expenses incurred in preparation for any canceled trips, such as airline tickets, or for costs incurred due to travel delays, flight cancellation or illness, etc…

Participant Agreement, Release and Assumption of Risk:

In consideration of the services of Everessence, and their agents, owners, officers, volunteers, participants, employees, and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf hereinafter collectively referred to as Everessence, I hereby agree to release, indemnify, and discharge Everessence, on behalf of myself, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate as follows:
I acknowledge that my participation in this retreat entails known and unanticipated risks that could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, to property, or to third parties.
I understand that such risks cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the retreat / workshop activities.
I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks.

I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Everessence from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in this retreat / workshop or my use of Everessence’s equipment or facilities, including any such claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of Everessence.

Should Everessence or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur legal fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs.

I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself. I further certify that I am willing to assume the risk of any medical or physical condition I may have.

By providing a signature in this reservation form, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or property is damaged during my participation in this retreat/workshop, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against Everessence on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein.
By providing a signature in this reservation form, the participant, states that he/she: 1) has informed Everessence, in writing, of any existing conditions that may be affected due to the nature of the retreat/workshop, 2) is aware of and understands the potential hazards and risks, and 3) chooses to voluntarily participate. I have had sufficient opportunity to read this entire document. I have read and understood it, and I agree to be bound by its terms.

Release of Liability:

The undersigned assumes all responsibility for and all risk of damage, injury, or loss of property that may occur to the undersigned as a participant in an Everessence retreat or workshop, while using facilities, equipment and as a participant in all Everessence activities, included but not limited to; surfing, stand-up paddling, yoga, hiking, swimming, snorkeling, etc… The undersigned hereby releases and discharges Everessence, its faculty, staff, administrators, trustees, and employees from all claims, demands, rights of causes of action, present and future, whether known or unknown, and resulting from the undersigned’s participation in the above stated program.
Your signature on your reservation form below releases all liability from Everessence including independent contractors, staff members, accommodations location, outside vendors and Everessence Owner.

Media Release Form:

I acknowledge that I may be photographed or video taped and displayed in any form or manner, including but not limited to; books, displays, publications, newspapers, advertisements, website, press releases, articles, promotions, promotional video, etc…This footage may also be released to Everessence affiliates and displayed in any form or manner, including but not limited to; books, displays, publications, newspapers, advertisements, website, press releases, articles, promotions, promotional video, etc…