Waiver of Liability Relating to COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, COVID­19, was declared a worldwide pandemic in 2020 by the World Health Organization. COVID­19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person to person contact. As a result, governments authorities recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.

Real Pilates has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID­19; however, Real Pilates and its employees cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending Real Pilates could increase your risk of contracting COVID­19.

By signing up for services at Real Pilates, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending Real Pilates and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. You understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Real Pilates may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, Real Pilates employees, contractors, clients and class participants.

You voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that you may experience or incur in connection with my attendance and participation in classes and private sessions at Real Pilates (“Claims”). You hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Real Pilates, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. You understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Real Pilates, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID­19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Real Pilates program.

You voluntarily agree to forgo participation and attendance at Real Pilates if you have any of the following confirmed COVID-19 symptoms:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

This list is not all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhoea.

You voluntarily agree to notify and inform Real Pilates management if you have tested positive for COVID-19 after attending and participating in class at Real Pilates. You acknowledge that your identity will remain confidential after notifying Real Pilates of a positive COVID-19 test.