Terms and Conditions

BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of Australia

The BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of Australia and Fiona Rawson are committed to the highest quality teaching methods of BKS Iyengar as taught in accordance with the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune.  

The Association recognizes Fiona Rawson as a teacher/s assessed, certified and licensed to teach by the Association or by Yogacharya BKS Iyengar in accordance with international guidelines.

The BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of Australia and Fiona Rawson advise that participants/students taking part in the Yoga classes with Fiona Rawson understand and acknowledge that: 

(a) they are taking party in a physical activity, which may result in physical or other injury to the participant/student.  These injuries cannot be specified but are not limited to strain of muscles or joints. 

(b) they note the warning of a risk of possible injury during the participation in any yoga programme/class.

(c) they take part in the yoga programme/classes entirely at their own risk and 

(d) the organizers of the yoga programme/classes do not accept any liability of whatsoever nature and however arising in respect of any claim, damages, loss, injury or expenses suffered directly or indirectly by any Participant/student arising out of or in connection with his/her participation in the Yoga classes.

It is a requirement and the responsibility of each participant/student taking part in the yoga class 

to inform the teacher before the beginning of the class if they have any problems with regards to their general health or if a student of long standing, changes to their health. 

to inform the teacher of any significant health problems (past or present or any that develop whilst a student)

to inform the teacher if she is pregnant or menstruating.

to have consulted with their physician before beginning a yoga programme/class if they have any significant health problems or are pregnant.

to listen carefully and follow the teacher’s instructions at all times.

to ask the teacher to clarify the direction given by the teacher if they do not understand. 

to understand that if they experience pain in any particular pose  to come out of the pose and consult with the teacher.

to speak to the teacher if they are in any doubt or have any concerns about their ability to practice yoga. 

It is suggested that the participant/student wear loose, comfortable clothing for class and not eat for at least two hours before attending class.  

The BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of Australian and Fiona Rawson recommends that the above guidelines should be followed and excludes, to the extent permitted by law, all liability for any personal injury or damage (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential) suffered by the participant/student whilst participating in a yoga programme/class.