Please read these Terms of Service (“Agreement”, “Terms of Service”) carefully before using www.methodpilates.com (“the Site”) operated by Method Pilates, LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at www.methodpilates.com.
By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement. These Terms of Service set forth the legally binding terms for your use of Method Pilates Services. You are only authorized to use the Method Pilates Services (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to these Terms of Service. Please read these Terms of Service carefully and save it. If you do not agree with it, you should leave the Method Pilates website and discontinue use of Method Pilates Services immediately. If you wish to become a Member, you must read these Terms of Service and indicate your acceptance during the registration process.
In order to access some features of the website, you will have to create a Method Pilates account. You may never use another person’s account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
MEMBER SERVICES AND POLICIES
CANCELLATIONS: Reformer Classes must be cancelled and waitlist cancellations must occur at least 8 hours in advance of the start of class. If you put yourself on the waitlist, look out for emails up to 8 hours in advance and check your schedule under your account to see if you’ve gotten in. If you were moved into the class, we assume you will be coming unless you notify us that you can’t make it (at least 8 hours in advance).
RESERVATIONS: YOU MUST BE PHYSICALLY PRESENT AT THE START OF YOUR SCHEDULED CLASS OR YOUR SPOT MAY BE GIVEN TO A WAITLISTED CLIENT.
MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES: Members who purchase Monthly Unlimited are subjected to a penalty charge for either a late cancel or an absence should they not cancel their reservation within the allotted 8-hour window.
PERSONAL BELONGINGS: You agree that Method Pilates is in no way responsible for the safekeeping of your personal belongings while you are present in the studio. You assume all risk of loss for any of your personal belongings.
FREE CLASSES: If you are coming in for a free class, please note that the cancellation policy and no show fees still apply. If you do not show up for class, you will be charged the full price of a Single Class.
STUDIO RULES AND REGULATIONS
All classes and membership packages are non-refundable. No exceptions.
All classes must be prepaid.
You must be physically present and checked in at the start of class or your spot may be released to a waitlisted client. No exceptions.
Reserved classes must be changed or cancelled at least 8 hours of scheduled time or they will be forfeited.
Membership packages are subject to a penalty fee for a late cancel or absence.
If recovering from injury or illness, notify the instructor prior to class start time.
Instructors and classes are subject to change without notice. Please go online and click on Class
Schedule & Sign Up for current schedule. To check availability in these classes use your account to login and access our live calendar.
We accept VISA, MASTERCARD OR AMERICAN EXPRESS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
I, the Participant, hereby affirm that I am in good physical condition and do not suffer from any mental or physical disability which would prevent or limit my participation in training with an independent contractor (fitness instructor) at Method Pilates, LLC Studio. (Method Pilates or The Company).
I confirm that I have no health problems (including without limitation cardiac irregularities; spinal or bone, joint, tendon or ligament injuries; spells of dizziness; asthma (or other breathing difficulty); diabetes, epilepsy or any allergy) which may affect my participation in any sessions at Method Pilates. Participants with low/high blood pressure and/or cardiac irregularities should not attend class. If there is any doubt, the Participant should consult his doctor.
I understand that I am voluntarily participating in a program of strenuous physical activity on the reformer or on the floor or using various fitness equipment (weights, sliders, bands).
By signing this agreement, enrolling online, and/or attending classes, events, and other Method Pilates programs whether online, in a Method Pilates studio or using Method Pilates equipment, I hereby acknowledge and agree, on behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives and/or assigns that (a) there are certain inherent risks and dangers in the strenuous nature of the Method Pilates workout program (b) I have voluntarily chosen to participate in an intense physical exercise program and I have been fully informed of the strenuous nature of this exercise program and the possibility of adverse physiological occurrences including, but not limited to: abnormal blood pressure, fainting, heart attack or death. I assume all risk for my health and well-being, and fully release and hold harmless for any responsibility, cost or damages Method Pilates, its Instructors, independent contractors, clients and employees for any injury, harm or loss I may suffer, including death, as a result of participation in any Method Pilates activities.
If client is a minor (age 15-18): This release applies equally to said minor. No one under 15 years of age may participate. A minor 15-18 years of age may participate only with a parent or legal guardian present.
If client is pregnant: I am pregnant and acknowledge that there are additional risks involved with taking this class while pregnant. We recommend that you check with your doctor prior to starting any new workout routine.
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic Liability Limitation: Method Pilates takes the Coronavirus pandemic very seriously and has put in place preventative measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, Method Pilates cannot guarantee that you, your family, or your guests will not become infected with COVID-19. It is possible that attending classes, private sessions or events at Method Pilates may place you in close physical contact with other clients and staff and could increase the risk that you, your family members, and/or your guests contract COVID-19. You acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you, your family members and/or your guests may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Method Pilates studios and that such exposure or infection could result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. You understand the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Method Pilates may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself or others, including, but not limited to, Method Pilates employees, independent contractors, and clients.
By signing this document, enrolling online, and/or attending in person classes, private sessions, events or simply entering Method Pilates studios, you voluntarily agree, on behalf of yourself, your heirs, personal representatives and/or assigns, and any minor child you may enroll: (a) to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death) that may occur to you or your family members in connection with attendance at Method Pilates or as a result of participation in Method Pilates programs (“Claims”); and (b) covenant not to sue, Method Pilates, its Instructors, independent contractors, clients, and employees, from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto, based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Method Pilates, its Instructors, independent contractors, clients, and employees, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after attending Method Pilates studio facilities or participating in any Method Pilates program.
Method Pilates reserves the right to refuse access to any Participant if, in its absolute discretion, it considers that the health of the individual concerned may be endangered by the use of Method Pilates facilities or classes.
I understand that I am required to follow the instructions of the Instructor at all times.
I understand that advice provided by our Instructors at no time constitutes as medical advice.
The content on the Method Pilates website, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Method Pilates, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Content on the website is provided to you as is for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Method Pilates reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the website and the Content. You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the website or services, provided by you to the Company are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of Method Pilates.
You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the website or the Content therein.
“Method Pilates,” “Method,” and the “spring” icon and other graphics, logos, wordmarks, and designs are trademarks of Method Pilates in the U.S. and/or other countries for which applications are pending. Method Pilates’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Method Pilates.
The Method Pilates Services may include certain services that may be available via your mobile phone, including but not limited to (i) the ability to book and/or purchase Method Pilates via your mobile phone, (ii) the ability to receive and reply to Method Pilates messages, (iii) the ability to browse Method Pilates from your mobile phone and (iv) the ability to access certain Method Pilates features through a mobile application you have downloaded and installed on your mobile phone (collectively the “Mobile Services”). We do not charge for these Mobile Services. However, your carrier’s normal messaging, data and other rates and fees will still apply. You should check with your carrier to find out what plans are available and how much they cost. In addition, downloading, installing, or using certain Mobile Services may be prohibited or restricted by your carrier, and not all Mobile Services may work with all carriers or devices. Therefore, you should check with your carrier to find out if the Mobile Services are available for your mobile devices, and what restrictions, if any, may be applicable to your use of such Mobile Services. By using the Mobile Services, you agree that we may communicate with you regarding Method Pilates and other entities by SMS, MMS, text message or other electronic means to your mobile device and that certain information about your usage of the Mobile Services may be communicated to us.
We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with you. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.
THIRD PARTY SITES
Our Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by Method Pilates LLC.
This Agreement (and any further rules, policies, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Harris County, Texas, USA, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Service by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service.
We encourage you to review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.
These Terms of Service shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Method Pilates Services or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the “My Account” page or by contacting your local studio directly via phone or email. Method Pilates may terminate your membership at any time, without warning, if you breach these Terms of Service. Even after membership is terminated, these Terms of Service will remain in effect.
You acknowledge that Method Pilates charges fees for its services, and Method Pilates reserves the right to change its fees from time to time in its discretion. If Method Pilates terminates your membership because you have breached these Terms of Service, you may not be entitled to a refund of any unused portion of membership or other fees.
When you sign up for member Services, you will also be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify Method Pilates immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
The trademarks and trade dress of Method Pilates are proprietary to Method Pilates and may not be used by you for any reasons other than as expressly permitted. All moves, content, design, text, graphics, and interfaces; the collection, selection, and arrangement thereof; are property of, or duly licensed to, Method Pilates. Any other use of materials including modification, distribution, or reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, without the prior written permission of Method Pilates, is strictly prohibited.
You acknowledge that Method Pilates and/or third party content providers remain the owners of all content and materials, and that you do not acquire any of those ownership rights by downloading, copying, or using any such material in accordance with these Terms. Method Pilates may discontinue your right to access to the content and materials, or any portion thereof, at any time.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT; NO WAIVER
If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, the practices of Method Pilates or its services, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
These Terms of Service have been updated and effective as of August 19, 2020.