Coastal Backpacking Trip for Women and Female-Identified Folx

A 5-day wilderness-based backpacking trip on the Lost Coast of Northern CA
May 10-14, 2022
Sliding Scale $1250-$1550

  • Payment plans carry an additional 5% fee to cover the administrative costs of tracking these payments beyond the trip's dates. I understand that if I choose to pay in a payment plan, that I am responsible for each payment, even if those payments will be made after the trip commences, until the balance is paid off.
  • Full refunds are available, minus a $100 admin fee, until April 10, 2022. Cancellations made between April 11 and April 25th, 2022 will receive a 50% refund of the final balance, minus a $100 admin fee. Cancellations made after April 25, 2022 will not be refunded. It is up to the cancelling participant to fill their spot with an eligible person if they would like to recoup any funds beyond these terms. Eligible replacement participants must be spoken to and agreed upon by Sarah Byrden in order to receive a refund beyond these stated terms.
  • I understand that Sarah Byrden and The Elemental Self and all collaborators and contractors therein utilize a number of different contexts, approaches and practices depending on the particular course of study and work I have signed up for. These include but are not limited to Archetypal Qigong, Sacred Sexuality, 5 Element Yoga practices, Chinese 5 Element Theory and application, meditative and therapeutic inquiry, additional physical movement practices, wilderness immersion, elements of archetypal and Jungian psychology, and the Gateless Writing Methodology.

    I am aware that my work with Sarah Byrden is depth work that has the potential to impact my body, mind and spirit and may release or uncover emotions, mind states and spiritual states that can be at times challenging, however beneficial and integrated they may be in my long-term well-being.

    I understand that some of these practices involve physical movement that may be strenuous, and that such practices carry some risk of injury.

    I also understand that I am responsible for judging and communicating my own physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual capabilities and limits in regard to my work with Sarah Byrden. I agree to take full responsibility to not exceeding the limits of my body and psyche and for any injury that may incur from my practice. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to ascertain my physcial, mental and emotional readiness to engage the practices and work that will be offered and I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to inform Sarah if this changes during our work together.

    I am aware of and take responsibility for these aforementioned potential challenges as I embark in my work with Sarah Byrden.

    I also recognize that though Sarah Byrden is extensively trained in her various arenas of expertise and holds multiple certifications, she is not a licensed therapist, counselor, or doctor (inlcuding not a Doctor of Oriental Medicine). I agree that if I need further support and resources for my care and health (be that mental, emotional, physical or spiritual) I will seek and obtain guidance from a licensed health care practitioner.

    I hereby waive and release any claim that I may have at any time for injury and/or liability of any sort against Sarah Byrden, The Elemental Self, LLC, and any of her collaborators and contractors.

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