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Terms and Conditions


The Quiet Mind Body Shop is a private multicultural training institution accepting students irregardless of ethnicity or religion.

We hold that the human body is sacred in its entirety and endeavour by teaching holistic bodywork (massage) techniques, to enable students to become confident, competent, knowledgeable and responsible practitioners.

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The website is an ancient technology that does not track, collect or store any information although the web server stores visitor numbers and ip addresses for one year.

We endeavour to uphold good human values and courtesy. We don't store any information unless we need to contact you and that information is only what you provide.

Massage school

  1. Course fees are payable in advance
  2. Students will not be able to complete their course if there is any unpaid balance owing.
    • If you have paid a deposit, you will not be admitted to the proportion of unpaid classes.
  3. A students place in a class is only confirmed when their deposit or full payment has been received
  4. Registrations are accepted on a first in basis,
    • That means you may be displaced from a course by someone else paying the course fee before you.
    • Should you miss a place in a class, you will be priority listed for the next available course.
  5. Students may substitute another person to take their place conditional that this occurs before commencement of the first class and that QMBS has been notified and approves the change. The original student and the replacement student must take care of finance.
  6. Course fees are fully refunded if the class is cancelled by QMBS for any reason.
  7. Course fees are refundable when the student cancels when  the cancellation occurs:
    • More than 10 days before course commencement = a full refund less a $10.00 administration fee.
    • Less than 10 days before course commencement a refund will only be given if a substitute person is found to take that place less a $30.00 administration fee.
    • Once the course has commenced refunds are given only if the class/course is cancelled by QMBS or its Staff and then the remaining balance of the course fee will be refunded. In other words, if you start one of our courses and drop out for any reason, there are no refunds.
  8. Students are expected to be punctual, to arrive in class clean and well presented, i.e. freshly showered and ready to learn.
  9. For introductory level students, chest/breast massage is optional and not a requirement for certification.
  10. For introductory level students, certification will specify the number of hours in training
    • A minimum of 1/2 the course must be completed for certification.
    • Students who miss a public class may cover the lesson subject with personal training, however a $25.00 fee applies.
  11. Intermediate and advanced students must complete the full body course curriculum for certification.
  12. Intermediate certificates are awarded on the satisfactory course completion and passing an exam.
  13. Students under 18 must have parental permission
  14. Students must be physically fit and able to perform and receive massage therapy.
  15. Training schedule changes may be possible at the discretion and other students.
  16. Smoking or drugs are not permitted
  17. Private certificate courses must be completed in due time for certification.
    • Introductory course must be completed within 30 days.
    • My home business must be completed within 30 days.
    • Private Intermediate course must be completed within three months from start to final exam.
      • Students who fail to complete the courses in due time may be charged additional fees to gain certification as we often find students taking excess time need to repeat lessons previously covered..
  18. The Quiet Mind Body Shop reserves the rights to alter class schedules to suit class circumstances.
  19. Enquiries; Ph 03 980 4646 or Email - Registration

Overseas Students

  1. It is your task to arrange your teaching schedule, pay your deposit and then your travel expenses.
  2. QMBS will provide a refund on course fees only less any bank or transfer charges provided the cancellation meets our criteria as per items 6 and 7 above.
  3. QMBS will in no way compensate or be held liable for any travel expenses

Massage Models Terms
Students are in training in order to become competent bodywork/massage therapists and as such they need models who are willing to lend their bodies for them to undertake lessons. Typically in class, the teacher demonstrates the techniques on the model and then the student practices those techniques on the model who generally gets a balanced relaxing massage. Occasionally models may be required for students to practice on between lessons.

  1. All Models must be registered from the application form on this website
    • When a model(s) is/are required by the school, an email is sent to all registered models in the category that a model is required for.
    • When a model(s) is/are required by a trainee, an email is sent to all registered models in the category that a model is required for.
    • When a model(s) is/are required by a trainee, an invitation is sent to the model by the trainee - by phone or email.
    • When a model(s) is/are required by the school, the email will contain the address of a web page that must be viewed by the model before replying as it contains a description of the massage and the student.
    • Only the model(s) accepted will receive a reply -
      • so if you reply to an email invitation and apply for a massage position, and then you do not hear back, you know you have not been selected. 
    • Generally the model(s) is/are selected on the basis of who replies soonest though we do try to share these positions.
      • Sometimes names are put in a draw, other times models may be selected for body type so that students experience a variety of gender and body types..
    • Models should come freshly showered and be punctual.
    • If unable to attend, you will advise us by phone at your earliest convenience.
    • Models who fail to arrive for an appointment may be deleted from our invite list.
    • Models may not substitute another person to take their place unless that person is registered and that QMBS has been notified and approves the change.
    • Persons Modeling outside the school with students or trainees do so entirely at their own discretion and risk. The school has no authority or responsibility in this matter. 
  2. By volunteering as a model, you are giving the teacher and student/s permission to demonstrate and practice a variety of massage and holistic bodywork techniques on your body.
  3. All treatments described as 'full body' include the chest/breasts so if you are shy or self conscious about your body front do not apply for these treatments.
    • Some treatments are part body as specified and your sensitive areas are kept covered.
    • The hip area is included in most treatments and boxer shorts make this difficult, so if your shy about your derrière, please wear your smallest knickers.
  4. For yours and our health and safety, you must advise of any health problems or concerns before the treatment commences and if any concern/problem or anything your not comfortable with during the treatment, you must speak up and inform the teacher.
  5. There is no payment to, or fee charged to models by the school.
  6. Should a class be cancelled, we will endeavour to advise the model by email if the cancellation is the day before, or by phone/txt when the appointment is the same day if your contact number is on file.
  7. By accepting any offer you acknowledge that you unconditionally accept these terms.
  8. Although we do our best to advise of changes, these terms and conditions may be modified or altered at anytime without notice. We advise that you familiarize yourself with these terms before accepting any massage,
  9. Registration

Photo Models Terms
This means models volunteering to model for the creation of still photos and educational videos for use in our members area which is only accessible by registered students and generally any photos and videos are non identifiable except to anyone who knows you that well.

  1. By applying for any photo model offer you acknowledge that you accept the general models terms as specified in points 1 - 7 above.
  2. By agreeing to be a photo model, you give permission for photos and videos of you being massaged to be posted on youtube.
  3. Videos posted on youtube in which you are identifiable are unlisted and streamed onto the school website for viewing by registered students. 
  4. Once photos or videos have been taken, the photos and videos are copyright and the property of the school (The Quiet Mind Body Shop).
  5. By accepting any offer you acknowledge that you unconditionally accept these terms.
  6. Registration
     
  7. Although we do our best to advise of changes, these terms and conditions may be modified or altered at anytime without notice. We advise that you familiarize yourself with these terms before accepting any massage.

 

 


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