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Terms and Conditions Relating To:

Website – Massage – Massage School – Yoga

The Quiet Mind Body Shop is a private multicultural training institution accepting students regardless of ethnicity or religion. We endeavour to uphold good human values and courtesy.

We hold that the human body is sacred and our endeavour by teaching holistic bodywork (massage) techniques will enable students to become confident, competent, knowledgeable and responsible practitioners. In teaching yoga, our intent is that students will find greater happiness and success in life.

Because so many are not responsible, the following terms apply to site users, those taking treatments or attending any event the school and it’s staff are involved in.

Website and office:

The website does not track users, it does collect and store visitor numbers and what pages they view. We don’t store any information except what you provide for communication purposes. Registered students can login and access or change their information at any time. However we are not responsible if governments or other spies gain access as nothing is really private on the internet.

Massage School

Admission Requirements:
The Quiet Mind Body Shop does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, ethnic origin, gender preference or general disability, however applicants must be physically fit and 18 years of age or have parental consent to attend massage classes. All applicants are evaluated on their performance, motivation and academic ability. Students joining any advanced class must have completed our prior courses or demonstrated competency. All fees must be paid, all students attendance and our services are subject to these terms.

Denial of Admission:
The Quiet Mind Body Shop reserves the right to deny admission to any person for the following reasons; where the applicant does not meet the stated entrance requirements; Lacks the physical fitness capabilities to perform massage; has health problems which may interfere with duties as a student or massage practitioner; is unable to meet financial obligations to the school or exhibits a lack of motivation or is incompatible philosophy regarding bodywork.

Attending the Massage school

  1. Course fees are payable in advance
    • 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.personal
  2. A students place in a class is only confirmed when their deposit or full payment has been received.
  3. 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.
  4. Students unable to attend 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.
  5. Course fees are fully refunded if the class is cancelled by QMBS for any reason.
  6. Course fees are refundable when the student cancels and the cancellation occurs:
    • More than 10 days before course commencement = a full refund less a $20.00 administration fee.
    • Less than 10 days before course commencement there are no refunds, but you may substitute another person.
    • Once the course has commenced refunds are given only if the class/course is cancelled by QMBS or its Staff, then the remaining balance of the course fee will be refunded.
    • If you start one of our courses and drop out for any reason, there are no refunds.
    • Students taking personal training
      • We understand the necessity for same day schedule changes may occur, however these must be arranged by phone as emails may not be seen in time.
      • If you have paid your course deposit and cancel your course more than 10 days before the commencement date there is a refund less a $20.00 admin fee.
      • If you postpone or cancel after your course the agreed commencement date, any refund is at the discretion of the school and an admin fee will be deducted. Course changes may incur additional fees.
      • Some students have registered in intensive learning programs beyond their capability.  In such cases, classes may be rescheduled and will incur further fees at the discretion of the tutor.
  7. Students are expected to be punctual, to arrive in class clean and well presented, i.e. freshly showered and ready to learn a few minutes before class. We know unexpected things happen, if you are going to be late you must phone to advise or you may be locked out of that class.
  8. For introductory level students, chest/breast massage is optional and not a requirement for certification.
    • The course must be completed for certification.
    • Students who miss a public class may cover the lesson subject with personal training, however a $35.00 fee applies.
  9. Intermediate and advanced students must complete the full body course curriculum for certification.
  10. Intermediate certificates are awarded on the satisfactory course completion and passing an exam.
  11. Students under 18 must have parental permission
  12. Students must be physically fit and able to perform and receive massage therapy.
  13. Training schedule changes may be possible at the discretion of the tutor and agreement of affected students.
  14. Smoking or drugs are not permitted
  15. 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 90 days from start to final exam.
    • Private Intermediate course must be completed within 30 days from start to final exam.
    • The Lomi Lomi  course must be completed within 30 days from start to final exam.
      • Students who fail to complete the courses in due time may be charged additional fees to gain certification as students taking excess time often need to repeat lessons previously covered.
  16. The Quiet Mind Body Shop reserves the rights to alter class formats and schedules to suit class circumstances. For instance, if there are insufficient numbers, classes many be modified.
  17. Enquiries; Ph 03 980 4646 or Email

Overseas Students

  1. All the above terms also apply to international students
  2. It is your task to arrange your teaching schedule, pay your deposit and travel expenses.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 and practise. 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 and agree to these terms.
    • 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 sent will contain some information about the massage style 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, models must advise us by phone at their 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 Modelling 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 and hips so if you are shy or self conscious about your body, do not apply for these treatments. 
  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, nor any 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 providing 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

Photo models are individuals volunteering to model for the creation of still photos and educational videos as general publicity on our websites and/or in our private members area. Generally any photos and videos are non identifiable except to anyone who knows you that well.

  • By applying for any photo model offer you acknowledge that you accept the general models terms as specified above.
  • By agreeing to be a photo model, you give permission for photos and videos of you being massaged to be posted on youtube and our websites.
  • Videos posted on youtube in which you are identifiable are unlisted and streamed onto the school website for viewing by registered students.
  • Videos posted on youtube in which you are identifiable are unlisted and streamed onto the school website for viewing by registered students.
  • Once photos or videos have been taken, the photos and videos are copyright and the property of the school (The Quiet Mind Body Shop).
  • By accepting any offer you acknowledge that you unconditionally accept these terms.
  • Registration
  • 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.