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General Terms and Conditions | Thrive Teacher Training


1 Definitions

1.1 Registration Form: the registration form of Thrive that has to be filled out and signed by the aspiring participant prior to the yoga teacher training of Thrive.

1.2 Conditions: these terms and conditions as applied by Thrive to the yoga teacher training of Thrive, which have been provided with the registration form of aforementioned training. The General Terms are of effect from the date of signing until the last date of the applicable Teacher Training course.

1.3 Thrive: Thrive Yoga BV is situated in (1019BJ) Amsterdam, at Sumatrakade 1, and has been registered with the trade register (handelsregister) under number 68469500

1.4 Deposit: the deposit, as mentioned on the registration form that has to be filled out and signed by the aspiring participant prior to the yoga teacher training of Thrive, which has to be paid by this participant prior to said training.

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

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

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

1.8 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 Thrive. This fee is mentioned on the registration form that has to be filled out and signed by the aspiring participant prior to said training.

1.9 Training: the 100/200-hours training offered by Thrive that trains its participants to become a yoga teacher.

1.10 Yoga Alliance: Thrive is a Registered Yoga School under the terms and conditions of Yoga Alliance. For more information visit

1.11 Website: the website of Thrive:


2 Applicability

2.1 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.

2.2 Thrive may change these conditions from time to time. Thrive will announce possible changes previously, by email.?

2.3 These conditions are extra upon the general conditions of thrive yoga (see website).


3 Participation and Evaluation

3.1 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 Thrive, and subsequently have received a written invitation from Thrive to participate in the Training.

3.2 Students may miss up to 15 hours of in-class training. Options to re-take in-class hours discussed under 3.3. In case of more hours missed Thrive can no longer guarantee the chance of obtaining the YA certificate.

3.3 In case you miss a weekend: discuss with your leading teacher how to compensate for the missed TT hours.

3.4 Missed or failed exams can be rescheduled once without costs. Subject to availability. After that the Student pays € 200 per exam. (written and practical)

3.5 Participation in the program and completing the hours alone does not mean the Student passes and receives certification. Certification requires the passing of written and practical exams, handing in homework and evaluations, conditions to pass  as follows:

3.5.1 55 points of 100 for the theoretical exam

3.5.2 3 out of 5 stars average for the practical exam

3.5.3 attendance of all training weekends (max 15 hours missed)

3.5.4 handing in book report and other homework

3.5.5 attendance of at least 32 classes Vinyasa Yoga (pref. at thrive yoga)


3.6 200 hour Thrive certifications can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for the Student to obtain a RYT-200 status. For more information visit


4 Payment and Prices

4.1 The current tuition fee for the Training is mentioned on the Financial registration Form.

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

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


5 Cancelation

5.1 After subscribing through the website and depositing 50 euro the student has 14 days to change his/her mind and withdraw their registration, with a refund of the deposit. Subject to article 5.2, after payment by the Student the Deposit will under no circumstances be refunded.

5.2 The Student may cancel their registration for the Training with full refund of the amount paid (minus the Deposit), until two (2) months prior to the start date of the Training. This can be done by e-mail to: 

Subject to article 5.3 and 5.4.

5.3 Early bird payments are under no circumstances refundable.

5.4 In the case the Student cancels their registration for the Training within or after two (2) months prior to its commencement, the Tuition will not be refunded, or the Tuition will be charged to the Student.

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


6 Health

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

6.2 By participating in the Training, the Student declares that he/she is aware that it is his/ her own responsibility to take care of his/her own health and well being during such training at all times.


7 Code of Conduct

7.1 Students shall adhere to following code of conduct at all times:

  • The use of (unscented) deodorant is 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 prior to a yoga class. In any case, do not practice yoga on a full stomach.

  • No shoes in the yoga studio, and no glasses in the rooms.

  • Phones should be turned off/put on flight mode during the Teacher Training Weekend or handed over to the karma upon arrival

  • We advise you to bring your own yoga mat and take care of it during the TT weekends, if you want to use a thrive yoga mat, let us know in advance.

  • In order to provide optimum (inner) peace, all Students are requested to refrain from chit chat talking in the yoga studio and to keep a low voice in the other spaces.

  • The (physical) integrity of the Students shall be respected at all times.

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes early and no later than 15 minutes after the start of class. If the student arrives late (over 15 minutes) more than 2 times during the course of the Teacher Training, the Student will not be counted for that portion of the day’s attendance.


7.2 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 or are in conflict with the Yoga Alliance Ethical guidelines.


7.3 Thrive reserves the right, at its discretion, to deny Students entrance to Thrive and terminate their participation in the Training, as the case may be, who do not adhere to the code of conduct as set forth in article 7.1 and 7.2, or do otherwise disturb the peace, without reimbursing any already paid Tuition.


7.4 Consider all personal information shared in the studio and mentor groups as confidential. So do not share confidential information to others than the TT group.


8 Liability

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

8.2 The Student will never engage Thrive, 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.

8.3 Thrive 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. Thrive offers the following guidelines to diminish the risk of injury:

  • Consult with a physician when you are not sure you are completely healthy, or if you are pregnant, before starting to take yoga classes.

  • If you have an injury, or other physical issue, inform the yoga teacher thereof 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 exercises that are painful.

  • Ask questions when you do not understand an exercise.?


9 Copyright

9.1 All Thrive materials are under copyright protection and owenrship of Thrive 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.


10 Personal data

10.1 Thrive collects personal data of the Students in order to keep a file of its members and for the exercising of payment orders. Thrive shall be careful while collecting these data and will always comply with the applicable Data Protection act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

10.2 Thrive will also use the personal data as mentioned in clause 10.1 to keep the Students informed about Thrive’s activities, and possible changes in, e.g., the class schedule. if the Student does not want to receive any communication from Thrive, he can opt-out by sending e-mail to: The Student is informed that in such a case he or she may not be able to make use of all Thrive’s services and products.

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

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


11 Applicable law, Dispute Resolution, Prevailing language

11.1 Dutch law applies exclusively to the conditions.

11.2 In case of complaints, please send an e-mail to . After sharing your complaint with us through email, you will receive an answer by email within 14 days. The complaint will be handled and solved within a maximum of 28 days from first contact, if within 28 days the issue is not solved, another 28 day extension to solve the issue applies. In case resolving and processing the complaint takes longer than the initial 28 days, the student will be notified before the end of the 28 days on the status, and a new estimate will be given on why it is taking longer and a new estimate of date of finalizing the complaint will be provided.

11.3 In case we can not solve the issue together, the following certified mediation organization can be addressed to assess and mediate on the issue: . Their final decision is binding for Thrive Yoga BV.  The institute is to take any measures required and to do so promptly.

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

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