Terms and Conditions Equal Yoga Teacher Trainings


Registration Form: the registration form for Equal Yoga has to be filled out and signed by the aspiring participant before the start of yoga teacher training of Equal Yoga.

Conditions: these terms and conditions as applied by Equal Yoga to the yoga teacher training of Equal Yoga, have been published on Equal Yoga’s website www.Equal Yoga.com, as well as provided with the registration form for the aforementioned training. The General Terms are of effect from the date of signing until the last date of the applicable Teacher Training course.

Equal Yoga: Equal Yoga Studios and Teaching Facility, including all contracted staff. Equal Yoga is situated in Rozengracht 191, 1016 LZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands under Chamber of Commerce number 67437966

Deposit: the deposit, as mentioned on the registration form that has to be filled out and signed by the aspiring participant before the start of yoga teacher training of Equal Yoga, has to be paid by this participant before said training.

Financial agreement: the agreement between Equal Yoga and the aspiring participant of the teacher training of Equal Yoga that forms part of the registration form for the mentioned training, in which the forms of payment for this training are set forth.

Student: the person who wishes to take, or is taking, as the case may be, the yoga teacher training of Equal Yoga.

Teacher: the yoga teacher who has been contracted by Equal Yoga to teach yoga classes during the yoga teacher training of Equal Yoga.

Tuition: the fee to be paid by the person who wishes to take, or is taking, as the case may be, the yoga teacher training of Equal Yoga. This fee is mentioned on the registration form that has to be filled out and signed by the aspiring participant before said training.

Training: Any training offered by Equal Yoga that trains its participants to become a teacher in the discipline of the training

Website: the website of Equal Yoga: www.equalyoga.com


These conditions are exclusively applicable to (the participation in) the Training. By partaking in the Training, as the case may be, the Student agrees with the applicability of these conditions.

Equal Yoga may change these conditions from time to time.

The current and valid version is always provided on the Website. Equal Yoga will announce possible changes previously, by email.

Participation and Evaluation 

Students may only participate in the Training, as the case may be after they have filled out the Registration Form completely, signed it for approval and sent it to tt@equalyoga.com, and subsequently have received a written invitation from Equal Yoga by email to participate in the Training.

Students may miss up to 24 hours of in-class training. Options to re-take in-class hours discussed under


In case of more hours missed Equal Yoga can no longer guarantee the chance of obtaining a certificate.

In case you miss a day: discuss with your leading teacher how to compensate for the missed TT hours. 1 Hour compensation class is €50, Half a day costs €125 and a full day of compensation classes costs €250

Missed or failed exams can be rescheduled. The cost for rescheduling is €25 per assignment and €100 to re-do a practical exam.

Participation in the program and completing the hours alone does not mean the Student passes or receives certification. Certification requires the passing of written and practical exams, and handing in homework and evaluations.

Payment and Prices 

The current tuition fee for the Training is mentioned on the Registration Form.

The ways of paying the Tuition, including a possible payment plan, will be agreed upon between the Student and Equal Yoga by filling out and signing the Financial Agreement.

Payment in terms: If you miss a payment deadline that includes an upcoming training weekend, the weekend can only be joined once the payment has been transferred.

The tuition fee does not include any books and or other study material.

All other legal refunds due by Equal Yoga to the student will be processed and paid within 2 weeks.


The Student shall make the Deposit for the Training, if applicable, as mentioned on the Registration Form. After receiving the confirmation of acceptance to the training, the student has 14 days to change his/her mind and withdraw their registration, with a refund of the deposit if already paid. Subject to article 5.2, after payment by the Student the Deposit will under no circumstances be refunded.

The Student may cancel their registration for the Training with a full refund of the amount paid (minus the Deposit), until one (1) month before the start date of the Training. This can be done by e-mail to: tt@Equal Yoga.com. Subject to articles 5.3 and 5.4.

Early bird payments are also fully refundable.

In the case the Student cancels their registration for the Training within one (1) month before its commencement, the Tuition will not be refunded, or the Tuition will be charged to the Student.

Equal Yoga has the right to cancel the teacher training in case of not enough applicants or personal or business circumstances. Equal Yoga will refund the paid course fees within 10 working days after cancellation.


The Training has an intensive schedule and curriculum that is physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding. By participating, the Student declares that they are healthy on a medical and mental health level and are ready to fully participate in the demands of the program of the Training.

By participating in the Training, the Student declares that they are aware that it is their responsibility to take care of their health and well-being during such training at all times.

Code of Conduct 

Students shall adhere to Equal Yoga’s code of conduct at all times:

  • Come to the yoga class clean
  • The use of (unscented) deodorant is highly appreciated. Because of some Student’s sensitivities or allergies, please refrain from wearing any perfume, aromatherapy or other scents.
  • Wear clean, comfortable clothing during the yoga class.
  • It is advised not to eat later than 2 hours before a yoga class. In any case, do not practise yoga on a full stomach.
  • No shoes in the yoga studio, and no glass in the rooms
  • Phones should be turned off/put on flight mode during the Teacher Training Weekend.
  • Equal Yoga provides yoga mats for use during yoga classes. The yoga mat should be cleaned and put away by the Student who has used it.
  • The (physical) integrity of the Students shall be respected at all times.
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early If the student arrives late (over 15 minutes) more than 2 times during the Teacher Training, the Student will not be counted for that portion of the day’s attendance.

The Student must be able to support the group learning process. The Student may be requested to leave the Training if it is determined by the Teachers that his/her participation would in any way compromise a safe and cohesive learning environment.

Equal Yoga reserves the right, at its discretion, to deny Students entry to Equal Yoga and terminate their participation in the Training, as the case may be, who do not adhere to the code of conduct as outlined in articles 7.1 and 7.2, or do otherwise disturb the peace, without reimbursing any already paid Tuition.


Equal Yoga shall not be liable for any injury, loss or damages in connection with, or resulting from, participation in the Training.

The Student will never engage Equal Yoga, the Teachers, or any of the supporting staff, in legal proceedings relating to possible damages in whatever form, that may be the result of participation in the Training.

Equal Yoga only works with qualified yoga teachers and will always offer yoga classes of the highest quality, nonetheless, there is always a risk of injury involved when taking a yoga class. By participating in the Training, as the case may be, the Student accepts such risk of injury. Equal Yoga offers the following guidelines to diminish the risk of injury:

  • Consult with a physician when you are not sure you are completely healthy, or have a condition, before starting to take yoga classes.
  • If you have an injury or other physical issue, inform the yoga teacher before you start your yoga class.
  • Listen to and follow the instructions of the yoga teacher.
  • Be conservative when exercising yoga and listen to your physical limitations.
  • Don’t do any painful exercises.
  • Ask questions when you do not understand an exercise.


All Equal Yoga materials are under the copyright protection of Equal Yoga and cannot be reproduced by the Student without permission of the author. Failure to comply may result in legal action. This includes both the course layout, other shared documents and the student manual.

Personal data 

Equal Yoga collects the personal data of the Students to keep a file of its members and for the exercising of payment orders. Equal Yoga shall be careful while collecting these data and will always comply with the applicable Data Protection Act (GDPR).

Equal Yoga will also use the personal data as mentioned in clause 10.1 to keep the Students informed about Equal Yoga’s activities, and possible changes in, e.g., the class schedule. If the Student does not want to receive any communication from Equal Yoga, they can opt out by sending an e-mail to: info@equalyoga.com. The Student is informed that in such a case the student is no longer able to make use of all Equal Yoga’s services and products.

Without prior written consent, Equal Yoga will never transfer any personal data of the Students to a third party.

All details that students share with Equal Yoga, not only personal data but also private and health issues, are honoured in their private nature and are handled with the highest care and protection of this information.

Applicable law, Dispute Resolution, Prevailing language 

Dutch law applies exclusively to the conditions.

In case of complaints, please send an e-mail to tt@Equal Yoga.com. In case we can not solve the issue together, the following certified third-party organisations can be addressed to assess and meditate on the issue: Kim Hakvoort, DingemansVanDerKind, Sarphatistraat 9,1017 WS Amsterdam. www.dvdk.nl . They will report back within 4 weeks with a ruling. Their final decision is binding and will be adhered to by Equal Yoga. The costs for this procedure will be equally shared by both parties. Consequences of the decision will be administered within 14 days by Equal Yoga.

After sharing your complaint with us through email, you will receive an answer by email within 2 weeks. The complaint will be handled and solved within a maximum of 60 days from first contact, if within 60 days the issue is not solved, another 60-day extension to solve the issue applies. In case resolving and processing the complaint takes longer than the initial 60 days, the student will be notified before the end of the 60 days on the status, and a new estimate will be given on why it is taking longer and a new estimate of the date of finalising the complaint will be provided.

The complaint will be handled with care and protection of the privacy of the complaining party. Also, the complaint will be archived and stay retrievable for 1 year from the first contact.

The program may primarily be given in English. The Student has the choice to write their papers and exams in Dutch.


In case of a government-imposed lockdown which results in studio closures, classes will continue online. Students are responsible for facilitating their home studio set-up to participate.

Students must follow the RIVM guidelines and studio guidelines to ensure safety and hygiene for themselves and other students.