Terms and Conditions

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Terms and Conditions for Training courses, CPD courses and Retreats with 
Mindful Academy Solterreno, and SOLTERRENO S.L.

  1. All payments to Mindful Academy Solterreno and SOLTERRENO S.L. are in Euros.
  2. Due to demand, on acceptance to an Online course, Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training, CPD course or Retreats we can only hold a provisional space for 7 days. 
  3. To secure your space on a Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training Courses, CPD courses and Retreats a 600 euro deposit is required, (or 500€ deposit for the Online TT's). This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable in any circumstances.
  4. In the case of Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training, CPD courses, and Retreats the balance of payments must be paid at least eight weeks (56 days) before the start of the course unless advised otherwise. If payment is not received your space may be cancelled and we are unable to return deposit payments.
  5. If you wish to cancel your Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training Courses, CPD courses and Retreats within 0-56 days of the start date we are unable to give a refund of the balance payment unless there is a waiting list for the event and we can transfer your booking to another applicant. Please note, the deposit payment is not refundable or transferable in any circumstance. 
  6. If for some reason you begin a Mindful Academy Solterreno Residential Training course, CPD course or Retreat and cannot finish for whatever reason we will not be able to refund your fees.
  7. If taking a Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training course as Modules, they must be completed in numerical order, unless prior written authorisation by Mindful Academy Solterreno has been given. 
  8. In order to uphold our standards, all students will be asked to sign a Code of Conduct when joining a course
  9. It is your responsibility to check that any qualification’s given by Mindful Academy Solterreno are accepted in the country that you wish to work in.
  10. We withhold the right to change prices without notice.
  11. In order to receive your Mindfulness Meditation MBSR Teacher Training Course certificate, you must complete the full training to the required standards outlined in the Mindfulness-based Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC) including all pre-course work. On graduation, you will be eligible (at your own cost) to register with the Yoga Alliance Professionals if you so wish.
  12. Mindful Academy Solterreno has strict no drugs policy, failure to comply would result in you being asked to leave the Course or Retreat. 
  13. All extras (massage etc) must be paid for before you leave. 
  14. We require everyone attending a Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training, CPD courses, Retreats and 1-1 Distance Learning course to complete the Student Application form giving full details of your experience, certificates and any health concerns prior to booking.
  15. By agreeing to our terms and conditions you: "As a student of our training course, I consent to my contact details (name, email and phone number) being passed onto our partners, Yoga Alliance Professionals, so they can contact me directly and invite me to register as a Trainee and Teacher. I understand that I have the option of opting out of this registration process."
  16. Mindful Academy Solterreno cannot accept liability for cancellations, delays or changes caused by war, the threat of war, closure of airports, COVID-19, Brexit, civil strikes, industrial action or natural disaster or other events outside of our control. 
  17. Mindful Academy Solterreno requires full payment for the Live Online 8 week MBSR course on acceptance and agreement of dates and times. You may withdraw your application 8 weeks prior to the course commencement date, at which point you will be offered a refund, minus a 25% admin fee. If you cancel the course within eight weeks of the course commencement date, no refund will be offered. Please note, dates for sessions cannot be changed.
  18. Mindful Academy Solterreno cannot accept liability for participant’s medical conditions which may develop during or subsequent to the course. Loss of, or damage to personal property of participants. 
  19. In the unlikely event that Mindful Academy Solterreno cancels your course, 100% of your deposit and payments will be returned. Please note this does not apply to the aforementioned conditions highlighted in section 16.
  20. Where a teacher is unavailable we will make every attempt to replace with a teacher of a similar professional standard. 
  21. In order to participate in the Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training, CPD Courses and Retreats, all participants must have comprehensive travel, cancellation and medical insurance in place prior to travel. 
  22. Any photo's taken during the Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Training Course, CPD and Retreats are the property of Mindful Academy Solterreno and may be used for promotional purposes, it is your responsibility to advise in writing if you do not want your photo taken and used in this way.
  23. Feedback given to Mindful Academy Solterreno by email or on a Course or Retreat feedback form may be used to as promotional material on the Mindful Academy Solterreno, Mindfulness Spain, venue websites and other promotional websites. It is your responsibility to advise in writing if you do not want your feedback to be used publically.
  24. Extenuating Circumstances for COVID-19.  The Spanish government declared a 'state of alarm' on the 14th March 2020 to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global pandemic is beyond the control of Mindful Academy Solterreno and thus falls within Clause 16 of this policy. Mindful Academy Solterreno is complying with government requirements to close to the public until further instruction. Given the unprecedented nature of this global pandemic, we will be in contact by email with those who had made bookings for residential retreats up to the 14th March 2020 and we will be offering the option to transfer to an online version of the training or as forward credit for future residential retreats. Any bookings made after 14th March 2020 are not covered by this extenuating circumstances clause.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE - By booking and paying the deposit for your Residential Mindful Academy Solterreno Training course, CPD course, Retreat or Live Online MBSR Courses, you are agreeing to the above points that constitute the Mindful Academy Solterreno and SOLTERRENO S.L. general terms and conditions.

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Testimonials

Overall, my experience was moving and intense. The training was incredibly insightful, collaborative and really well guided. I felt supported throughout the programme, with plenty of opportunity for reflection, questioning, exploring, practising and teaching. It was a great balance between…

TT1 online August 2020 

Spent an excellent week with Bodhin and Helen and participants from all around Europe. It was a learning experience, not just about teaching mindfulness, but also about myself. Particularly enjoyed meeting the other participants, all with their own journey and their own story. It was an…

TT1 online August 2020 

I participated in the online TT1 course in August 2020. I benefited greatly from this course and am very pleased that I chose the Mindful Academy at Solterreno for my teacher training. The teachers were highly experienced and knowledgeable, and truly embodied the principles of mindfulness. The…

TT1 online August 2020

Overall feedback, Really excellent.

I loved every single aspect and moment of the course. It offered in depth training on all the core practices of the MBSR, the full experience of MBSR as a student and as a teacher, unique and essential insights that can only be offered by the most experienced mindfulness teachers, as well as an…

TT1 online August 2020 

As always it was extremely well organised and I felt very held and taken care of. I always felt supported and even though I had taken the 'same' retreat in person last year I gained more insights and really felt like my practice was deepened.
Of course I missed the beautiful Solterreno but…

Silent Online Retreat, July 2020

I felt privileged to be able to participate remotely as cost and logistics have got in the way previously. This opportunity has open new possibilities for me and strengthen my commitment to continue, and deepen the practice of mindfulness.

I cannot be more grateful to Bodhin for his…

Silent Online Retreat, July 2020

As with TT1, it was amazing to observe the week unfold. The experience was multidimensional, allowing for my personal growth by looking inward and outward with the others in the group. I was impressed with the sense of connection and community that was co-created during week, especially as it…

From the TT2 Online in July 2020

It was such a rich and very well structured program. I was a little concerned about a week-long Online program however it met my expectations far better.

I really appreciated the way Bodhin our teacher approaches participants, very respectful and intimate also. And the way he…

TT1 Online, June 2020

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