Breathwork Disclaimer & Terms of Service

at Time of Purchase

  • Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau (Shawna Thibodeau) offers the following complementary & alternative services: holistic counselling, women’s coaching, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, meditation classes, breathwork classes, group programs, reiki & wellness workshops and events.

  • Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau (Shawna Thibodeau) is not a Medical, Psychiatric or Psychotherapy Facility.

  • Shawna Thibodeau holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Trent University. Shawna Thibodeau is a certified Meditation Facilitator from Naturality, Hamilton and completed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Fundamentals from University of Toronto, Levels 1 &2 EFT Tapping and Reiki training. Shawna is not a licensed therapist, psychotherapist, psychologist, psychiatrist or medical doctor nor is she trained in Western diagnosis and treatment. She will not be making suggestions about altering your current medical/psychiatric or professional care or prescriptions.

  • Services offered by Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau fall under alternative and complementary health services and include health and wellness recommendations and strategies including education on thoughts, moods, emotions, spirituality, mindfulness, meditation, wellness and energy/chakra systems. Healing recommendations can include lifestyle changes, stress reduction strategies including breathing and meditation techniques and wellness tools and skills.

  • All services by Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau are not a substitute for professional advice, care or treatment. If you are suffering from a disease or symptom, including depression, anxiety or suicidality, that has not been evaluated by a Medical Doctor or Psychiatrist, it is recommended that you receive a medical assessment and advice prior to participating in services from Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau Inc.

  • During classes, workshops and/or group and private coaching sessions with Shawna Thibodeau, activities such as breathing techniques, meditation, reflection and discussion may occur which may require physical and/or psychological exertion and also have the potential to cause physical and/or psychological symptoms, distress and/or injury. Breathwork can also produce what's called 'altered states of consciousness/non-ordinary states'. It is the client’s responsibility to consult with a medical or psychiatric professional prior to and regarding his/her participation in Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau services.

  • Breathwork is not recommended for those with heart conditions, high blood pressure, bipolar or psychotic disorders, suicidality, epilepsy, vulnerable psychiatric states or while pregnant.  

  • During services with Shawna Thibodeau, it is the client’s responsibility to immediately report any physical or psychological pain, distress, discomfort or injury to Shawna. One is encouraged to stop exercises/practices if distress occurs and seek appropriate care/medical attention if needed. 

Information, skills and practices provided by Shawna Thibodeau are alternative health recommendations. Any loss, injury or damage to the participant that occurs after receiving services from Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau are not at the fault of Shawna Thibodeau or Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau

  1. 1.  All sales are final sale. There will be no refunds.


2.1. By purchasing this product, you acknowledge that I am not a trained psychologist, psychotherapist, or psychiatrist and that services offered by Shawna are classified as coaching and wellness classes. My programs should not be used instead of professional and/or medical care. If you are in emotional or physical distress, please seek medical attention. If you are currently seeing a therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, discussion of participation in this program prior to enrolment is recommended.

  1. No Guarantees. While there are some things I can control, like how much I will support you and how I’ll do everything I can for you in leading your group coaching sessions, there are some things I cannot control. As such, no guarantees can be made for the results from our coaching sessions.

  2. Responsibility. Please acknowledge you are fully responsible for everything you give and get from this process. I’ve created this package and used my qualifications to bring you the greatest benefits possible, but none of that can happen if you do not put in the work.

  3. Currency. All prices are in Canadian Dollars and all payments must be made in Canadian Dollars via PayPal, Stripe, or e-transfer.

  4. Ownership of Materials. All the content that I have provided to you, such as coaching videos and tutorials, training documents and PDFs, are for your use only and are not to be re-distributed or re-used.

  5. Standard Legal Things. You know you’re almost at the end of the Agreement when you get to the standard stuff that no one cares about but is still kind of important! Jurisdiction. This Agreement will be governed exclusively by the laws of the Province of Ontario. Severability. If any provision of this Agreement are invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions in the Agreement will remain in full force and effect. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties and replaces any prior agreements. Waiver of Breach. The waiver by me of any breach by you of any provision of this Agreement will not be taken to be a waiver of any further breaches by you. Notice. For the purpose of this Agreement, e-mail or text will suffice for written notice when required as set out above. Headings. The headings used in this Agreement are for stylistic purposes only and none of the content in the headings are intended to be legally binding. Counterparts. This agreement may be signed in any number of counterparts, each of which is an original, and all of which taken together constitute one single document. Online Agreement. We agree that this Agreement may be signed electronically, hand-written or agreed to by having you purchase the product, the effect of which will be the same as if we signed the Agreement by hand and the intention of which is that both parties desire to be bound by all the terms of the Agreement.

 

With signing below or purchasing product, you agree that you have read and understand the above information and give my permission to begin participation in Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau services. You agree to assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries or damages, known or unknown, which might incur as a result of participating in these services and knowingly and willingly waive any claim you may have against Shawna Thibodeau and/or Be Free by Shawna Thibodeau.