Memorandum of Understanding

PURPOSE

This memorandum of understanding is an agreement between both parties concerning engagement as Guest Teacher at Oneworld Retreats – Kumara located on Jalan Suweta, Ubud, Bali for the (retreat name and initial date)


DURATION

The guest teacher will arrive on ….(1 day before) and depart on…… The guest teacher must arrive one day before the official start of each retreat.


THE RESORT

Location

  • Oneworld Retreats – Kumara is located 1.6 km from the center of Ubud.
  • The retreat is built in a jungle like setting, therefore nature prevails.
  • The resort has 14 rooms, with double or twin beds
  • Two swimming pools
  • Dining area
  • Yoga hall
  • Spa
  • Gift shop

Yoga hall
Our 125 square meter big Yoga shala is overlooking the gorge and creek and is equipped with yoga mats, blankets, bolsters, yoga blocks, straps, pillows, folding chairs, a sound system for i-pod and a toilet.
Before the classes, the space is cleaned, candles are lit and the space is prepared according to the instructions of the leader.


AGREEMENT

Guest Teacher
Teaches twice daily yoga/meditation/other defined classes to the retreat participants, according to the retreat schedule created by Oneworld Retreats. Guest Teacher participates in all meals with the participants during the retreat and in all additional group activities organized.

Oneworld Retreats
defines the retreat itinerary for the agreed duration of the retreat and takes care of all the bookings handling, correspondence with the guests, guest payments, provides all meals and spa treatments as per the retreat itinerary, books and organises all additional activities, takes care of the guest transports etc.

Guest Teacher room
Guest Teacher is provided complimentary accommodation for the duration of the retreat in the resort’s Teacher Room. It offers similar amenities as the resort’s guest rooms:

  • Private veranda with dining table
  • Daily cleaning of the rooms and making of the beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Bottled Water
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Bath robe
  • Hair dryer
  • Safety deposit box

Guest Teacher meals and spa
All the meals included in the retreat program are complimentary.
The Guest teacher will receive the same spa treatments as the participants complimentary. For any additional bookings in the spa, Guest teacher will receive 25% discount of the listed prices.

Guest Teacher airport transfers
Oneworld Retreats offers complimentary pick up and drop off at/to the airport.
Complimentary shuttle service to/from Ubud Center/market from the resort is included, other destinations in/around Ubud are available at an additional fee.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Payment

  • Guest Teacher receives USD 2500.00 per retreat for fulfilling all the duties defined above for the retreat agreed upon in this MOU.
  • An economy return flight ticket is paid by Oneworld Retreats.
  • Any direct retreat guest bookings via Guest Teacher will be compensated with an additional commission of USD100.00 per participant.

Flight ticket
Oneworld Retreats covers the cost for an economy return flight ticket. The ticket price must be pre-approved before final booking by Guest teacher. Guest teacher is expected to look for the best rates available and to book in a timely manner.
Guest teacher must get cancellation insurance for the flight ticket (cost covered by Oneworld Retreats)

Final invoice/payment
Oneworld Retreats will present a final invoice on the last day of the retreat for any additional cost accrued (food/drinks/spa/etc) by the Guest Teacher during the retreat. This amount will be deducted from the total of the tuition fee (USD 2500.00) and any additional commissions (USD100.00/direct booking via Guest teacher).
The balance as well as the pre-approved flight ticket cost are then refunded to the Guest teacher by PayPal or in cash.


CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation by Guest Teacher

If Guest Teacher cancels the engagement for the defined time period such cancellation needs to be notified to Oneworld Retreats in a written form at fax no. (+62 361 289752).

There will be no payment of the tuition fee due to the cancellation by Guest Teacher. It is the responsibility of the Guest Teacher to have a valid cancellation insurance to cover any cost resulting in cancelling the flight ticket.

Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason. We do not offer credit for arriving late or leaving early. There are no partial refunds for any services not used while the retreat is going. It is the guest’s responsibility to obtain appropriate insurance coverage.

Cancellation by Oneworld Retreats

Oneworld Retreats will do its utmost to maintain its standard of never cancelling a retreat, but if for some unforeseen reasons Oneworld Retreats were to ever cancel a retreat, any cost incurred for a pre-approved flight ticket will be refunded in full to Guest Teacher.

Upon arrival the Guest Teacher will be requested to sign a disclaimer form.
Please find in attachment a copy of the disclaimer form.

Risks, Cancellations and Insurance
Traveller assumes complete and full responsibility for, and hereby releases Oneworld Retreats, PT. Zen Jiwa Raga, Kumara Sakti the owner/s, the employees or anyone involve in supplying any services during the length of the proposed travel.

Oneworld Retreats, PT. Zen Jiwa Raga, Kumara Sakti shall not be responsible for any injuries, losses or damages in connection with accommodations, other facilities at the resort, ground transportation, diseases, local laws, climatic conditions, Acts of God, delays, changes or cancellation of travel due to weather conditions, accidents or health related problems while residing at Oneworld Retreats – Kumara and while in -transit to (e.g., an accident on the way to a tour), during, and after a tour, unless such injuries, losses or damages are due to the negligence or willful misconduct of Oneworld Retreats, PT. Zen Jiwa Raga, Kumara Sakti. It is the traveler’s responsibility to obtain appropriate insurance coverage against these risks.

We specifically recommend that foreigners entering Indonesia do so with a valid Passport expiring more than six months following the departure date from Indonesia. It is the traveller’s responsibility to obtain appropriate insurance coverage.