Learn About Yoga Liability

Presented by Gary Kissiah, RYT 200 | Published on: March 28, 2013


About This Workshop

As a yoga teachers or studio owners, we are concerned about liability. This online workshop will discuss the sources of legal liability to which we may be exposed in our yoga businesses. We will discuss whether you need a legal entity to protect you from liability if you own a yoga studio or if you are a yoga teacher, and explore options to resolve a legal matter in a positive way rather than damaging your legal case. This online workshop has been designed to be equally useful for both yoga studios and yoga teachers. The basic principles that we will be exploring will be helpful in Canada as well.

This discussion is for informational and illustrative purposes only and is not meant to impart legal or tax advice. Each studio owner’s situation may differ depending on the factual circumstances and the jurisdiction in which the studio operates.

About Gary Kissiah

Gary Kissiah has been studying and practicing yoga since 2000. He is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance (RYT 200) and has a Certificate of Yoga Philosophy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Gary has studied yoga at Esalen Institute, Parmarth Niketan Ashram and Satchidananda Ashram. He practices Zen at Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center and has studied at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. The author of the new book, “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Illuminations Through Image, Commentary and Design,” Gary is also on the teaching faculty of Breathe Yoga of Los Gatos, California. 

View his website.

Eligibility for Continuing Education

This workshop counts for one Continuing Education Non-Contact Hour or one RYS Curriculum Non-Contact Hour under the Teaching Methodology category.

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