Rise Gatherings Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to all Rise Gatherings experiences. For terms and conditions specific to the experience you are purchasing please refer below.


In consideration for my participation in Rise Gatherings (the “Program”), and the monies paid in connection therewith, I, the undersigned Participant, hereby agree as follows:


By clicking the box at checkout I indicate that I have read this document and are agreeing to it it freely. I fully understand the legal consequences of signing this document, including (a) assuming the risks associated with my participation in the Program and any events incidental to the Program, (b) releasing Rise Gatherings from all liability, (c) waiving my right to sue Rise Gatherings, and (d) permitting Rise Gatherings to use photographs and/or videos taken of me during the Program for any purpose. My involvement in the Program and my execution of this Agreement are wholly voluntary and I elect to participate in spite of the risks.


By clicking the box at checkout, I indicate my agreement with Rise Gatherings Terms and Conditions.

If I am purchasing more than one ticket, my consent indicates the agreement of everyone in my group to the Terms and Conditions.


Communication

I agree to receive email communications from Rise Gatherings and the workshop facilitator of any workshops for which I register myself.


Participation

I am voluntarily participating in the Program and all events incidental to the Program. Although the Program is designed to provide a safe level of beneficial exercise and enjoyment, I understand that there are risks associated with my participation therewith, including, but not limited to physical and/or psychological injury, pain, suffering, illness, disfigurement, temporary or permanent disability, death or economic loss. These risks may arise from my own or other’s actions, inactions and negligence and from the condition of the equipment, facilities and site utilized in connection with the Program. Nonetheless, I assume all risks, known or unknown to me, relating to my participation in the Program and any events incidental to the Program, as well as my travel to and from the Program.


For myself, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, successors, insurers and assigns, do hereby release, acquit, and forever discharge Rise Gatherings, its creators, their heirs, representatives, agents, executors, administrators, successors, insurers and assigns, and any and all other persons, firms, and corporations of and from any and all claims, causes of action or suits of any kind or nature whatsoever, both known and unknown, relating to my participation in the Program and any events incidental to the Program.



Weekend Getaway 2023 - Terms and Conditions

COVID-19 Policy: 

Rise Gatherings is committed to keeping the safety of our retreat attendees clearly in focus at all times while creating meaningful and fun retreat experiences. Throughout the pandemic, Rise has been and will continue to rely upon CDC and state/local requirements and recommendations around COVID-19 safety. 

Force Majeure: 

In the event anything happens at a Rise Gatherings Program or the Event is cancelled, directly or indirectly as a result of an any act of god, acts of terrorism, natural disaster, inevitable accident, fire, strike, lockout, or other labor dispute, riot or other civil commotion, act of public enemy, enactment, rule, order or act of government or governmental instrumentality (federal, state or local), epidemics, pandemics or outbreak of communicable disease, quarantines, failure of the Facility, or other cause of a similar or different nature not within Rise Gatherings’ control, Rise Gatherings shall not be responsible in any way for anything whatsoever, including without limitation, death, injury, property, and travel. The aforementioned  notwithstanding, with respect to a Force Majeure cancellation of the Event, Rise Gatherings, in its sole and absolute discretion, may provide ticket purchasers with a comparable substitute event to attend as scheduled by Rise Gatherings at the original location or a replacement location as determined in the sole discretion of Rise Gatherings, and subject to price increases/decreases in the event of increased or decreased costs resulting from the changed itinerary.

Photography

I understand that there may be photographs and/or videos taken during the Program, including photographs and/or videos of me. I agree that Rise Gatherings may use such photographs and/or videos, for any purpose, including publicity, promotional advertising, marketing, and other content.


Ticket Adjustments:

Tickets may be upgraded or downgraded depending on availability. 


Refund Policy:

This policy extends to all reasons for cancellation, including Covid-19. If you are concerned about the financial risk, we recommend you purchase cancellation/trip insurance. Quotes to insure your Weekend Getaway ticket and travel costs per person start at $50 – check travelinsurance.com for rates. 

Registration made with a payment plan is subject to the terms of cancellation and transfers below.

This policy applies to any additional services purchased as Program add-ons.


Cancellations made prior to September 1, 2023:

Tickets may be transferred to another person* or the Rise Gatherings Scholarship Fund at no charge.

Tickets may be credited for 50% of purchase price toward a future Rise Gatherings Event.

Email info@risegatherings.com to receive either of these two options.

*Transfer to recipient not complete until recipient completes full registration and any outstanding payment has been made (if applicable).


Cancellations made September 1-September 29, 2023:

Tickets may be transferred to the Rise Gatherings Scholarship Fund 

If you do not attend, arrive late to or leave early from the Event no refund or credit will be issued.

– No exceptions to these conditions apply

Refresh Retreat 2022 - Terms and Conditions

COVID-19 Policy: 

Rise Gatherings is committed to keeping the safety of our retreat attendees clearly in focus at all times while creating meaningful and fun retreat experiences. Throughout the pandemic, Rise has been and will continue to rely upon CDC and state/local requirements and recommendations around COVID-19 safety. Due to the changing nature of the pandemic this policy is subject to change. 

All attendees of the Refresh Retreat are required to take a PCR test within 72 hours of the event, as well as a rapid test the day of the event. Both tests are the responsibility of the participants and they are required to either email their results (screenshot/photo) or show them upon arrival.


Force Majeure: 

In the event anything happens at a Rise Gatherings Program or the Event is cancelled, directly or indirectly as a result of an any act of god, acts of terrorism, natural disaster, inevitable accident, fire, strike, lockout, or other labor dispute, riot or other civil commotion, act of public enemy, enactment, rule, order or act of government or governmental instrumentality (federal, state or local), epidemics, pandemics or outbreak of communicable disease, quarantines, failure of the Facility, or other cause of a similar or different nature not within Rise Gatherings’ control, Rise Gatherings shall not be responsible in any way for anything whatsoever, including without limitation, death, injury, property, and travel. The aforementioned  notwithstanding, with respect to a Force Majeure cancellation of the Event, Rise Gatherings, in its sole and absolute discretion, may provide ticket purchasers with a comparable substitute event to attend as scheduled by Rise Gatherings at the original location or a replacement location as determined in the sole discretion of Rise Gatherings, and subject to price increases/decreases in the event of increased or decreased costs resulting from the changed itinerary.

Photography

I understand that there may be photographs and/or videos taken during the Program, including photographs and/or videos of me. I agree that Rise Gatherings may use such photographs and/or videos, for any purpose, including publicity, promotional advertising, marketing, and other content.


Ticket Adjustments:

Tickets may be upgraded or downgraded depending on availability. 


Refund Policy:

This policy extends to all reasons for cancellation, including Covid-19. If you are concerned about the financial risk, we recommend you purchase cancellation/trip insurance. Quotes to insure your Weekend Getaway ticket and travel costs per person start at $50 – check travelinsurance.com for rates. 

Registration made with a payment plan is subject to the terms of cancellation and transfers below.

This policy applies to any additional services purchased as Program add-ons.


Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance:

Tickets may be transferred to another person* or the Rise Gatherings Scholarship Fund at no charge.

Tickets may be credited for a credit of 50% of purchase price toward a future Rise Gatherings Event.

Email info@risegatherings.com to receive either of these two options.

*Transfer to recipient not complete until recipient completes full registration and any outstanding payment has been made (if applicable).


Cancellations made 1-29 days in advance:

Tickets may be transferred  to the Rise Gatherings Scholarship Fund 

If you do not attend, arrive late to or leave early from the Event no refund or credit will be issued.

– No exceptions to these conditions apply

Forest Bathing Mini-Retreats Terms and Conditions

COVID-19 Policy: 

Rise Gatherings is committed to keeping the safety of our retreat attendees clearly in focus at all times while creating meaningful and fun retreat experiences. Throughout the pandemic, Rise has been and will continue to rely upon CDC and state/local requirements and recommendations around COVID-19 safety. 

The three hour event takes place entirely outdoors. Rise Gatherings does not require vaccination or testing from Forest Bathing participants. 


Force Majeure: 

In the event anything happens at a Rise Gatherings Program or the Event is cancelled, directly or indirectly as a result of an any act of god, acts of terrorism, natural disaster, inevitable accident, fire, strike, lockout, or other labor dispute, riot or other civil commotion, act of public enemy, enactment, rule, order or act of government or governmental instrumentality (federal, state or local), epidemics, pandemics or outbreak of communicable disease, quarantines, failure of the Facility, or other cause of a similar or different nature not within Rise Gatherings’ control, Rise Gatherings shall not be responsible in any way for anything whatsoever, including without limitation, death, injury, property, and travel. The aforementioned  notwithstanding, with respect to a Force Majeure cancellation of the Event, Rise Gatherings, in its sole and absolute discretion, may provide ticket purchasers with a comparable substitute event to attend as scheduled by Rise Gatherings at the original location or a replacement location as determined in the sole discretion of Rise Gatherings, and subject to price increases/decreases in the event of increased or decreased costs resulting from the changed itinerary.

Photography

I understand that there may be photographs and/or videos taken during the Program, including photographs and/or videos of me. I agree that Rise Gatherings may use such photographs and/or videos, for any purpose, including publicity, promotional advertising, marketing, and other content.


Refund Policy:

This policy extends to all reasons for cancellation, including Covid-19. 


Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance:

Tickets may be credited for 100% of purchase price toward a future Rise Gatherings Event.

Cancellations made 1-29 days in advance:

Tickets may be transferred  to the Rise Gatherings Scholarship Fund. 

If you do not attend, arrive late to or leave early from the Event no refund or credit will be issued.

– No exceptions to these conditions apply

Rise U Online Workshops

Photography

I understand that there may be photographs and/or videos taken during the Program, including photographs and/or videos of me. I agree that Rise Gatherings may use such photographs and/or videos, for any purpose, including publicity, promotional advertising, marketing, and other content.


Social Media Contest

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "The Promoter" refers to Rise Gatherings whose Instagram and Facebook handles are @risegatherings. “The Prize" refers to one (1) Cabin Ticket for the 2022 Rise Gatherings Weekend Getaway, which takes place September 30 - October 2, 2022 and is valued at $899. “The Contest” refers to the Rise Gatherings Weekend Getaway Ticket Giveaway. 

By entering The Contest, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. All entries must be received by 11:59pm eastern time on July 5, 2022. One (1) winner, residing in the United States, will be selected at random by The Promoter on July 6, 2022. The winner will be notified on or after this date via the email submitted with The Contest entry. Two attempts will be made to engage The Contest winner. If The Contest winner does not respond to The Promoter prior to September 29, 2022, all winnings will be forfeited.

No purchase necessary. Winners will not be required to pay to enter the contest.

You must be 18 years old on the date of your entry to participate in this contest.

The Promoter’s Employees, Contractors, Ambassadors, or Facilitators are not eligible to participate.

By sharing this post on your social media pages and tagging @risegatherings, you will be entered into The Contest one additional time regardless of how many people or platforms you include in your share. You must enter The Contest through our website to be eligible for any additional entries.

While sharing of this post is encouraged and appreciated, you agree NOT to tag yourself or any other person in images in which you do not appear.

Winner agrees to redeem The Prize voucher on The Promoter’s website, which includes registration and providing demographic information and additional information, as needed, by The Promoter to facilitate the safe participation of all attendees at the Rise Gatherings Weekend Getaway.

Winner will be required to read and agree to Rise Gatherings Weekend Getaway Terms & Conditions during the registration process.

The Prize is non-negotiable, non-transferable and non-refundable.

The monetary value of The Prize ($899) can be used towards accommodation upgrades. 

TRAVEL IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE CONTEST PRIZE WINNINGS.

The Promoter will not be held liable for any failure of receipt of entries. The Promoter takes no responsibility for any entries which are lost, delayed, illegible, corrupted, damaged, incomplete or otherwise invalid.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, The Promoter shall not be liable under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, The Contest or The Prize for any indirect, special or consequential cost, expense, loss or damage suffered by a participant even if such cost, expense, loss or damage was reasonably foreseeable or might reasonably have been contemplated by the participant and The Promoter and whether arising from breach of contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.

In the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond The Promoter’s reasonable control, The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend The Contest or these Terms and Conditions, either in whole or in part, with or without notice.

This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Facebook. 

By entering this contest, you completely release Instagram and Facebook from any and all liability. 

The Promoter’s decision is final. 

The winner’s name and social media username may be posted on the social media profiles of The Promoter after the winner has been selected.

Contest prize winnings include:

One (1) Weekend Getaway Cabin Ticket ($899 value).

Two (2) nights accommodations 

Six (6) meals to include dinner Friday night; breakfast, lunch & dinner Saturday; and breakfast & lunch on Sunday. 

Healthy snacks & beverages (coffee, tea, water) available throughout the Weekend.

Four (4) workshops of your choice to be registered for in advance of the Weekend. 

Unlimited drop-in fitness & movement classes scheduled throughout the Weekend.

*Optional, and NOT INCLUDED in the contest prize winnings, opportunities to schedule private sessions with our Weekend Getaway practitioners.