Release and Indemnification for the
Use of the Institute of
Mentalphysics/Joshua Tree
Retreat Facilities

In consideration for granting the undersigned ______________ to use the facilities of the Institute for Mentalphysics/Joshua Tree Retreat, it trustees, employees and agents (Releasees) and for waiving the requirement for a separate insurance policy for coverage of the event, the undersigned (Releasor) agrees as follows:

  1. The Releasor for itself and for each of Releasor's Associated Parties hereby generally, irrevocably, unconditionally and completely releases and forever discharges each of the Releasees from, and hereby irrevocably, unconditionally and completely waives and relinquishes, each of the Released Claims (as defined below).

  2. The term "Associated Parties," when used herein with respect to a Releasor, shall mean and include: (i) Releasor's predecessors, successors, executors, administrators, heirs and estate; (ii) Releasor's past, present and future assigns, agents and representatives; (iii) each entity that Releasor has the power to bind (by Releasor's acts or signature) or over which Releasor directly or indirectly exercises control; and (iv) each entity of which Releasor owns, directly or indirectly, at least 50% of the outstanding equity, beneficial, proprietary, ownership or voting interests.

  3. The term "Claims" shall mean and include all past, present and future disputes, claims, controversies, demands, rights, obligations, liabilities, actions and causes of action of every kind and nature, including: (i) any unknown, unsuspected or undisclosed claim; (ii) any claim or right that may be asserted or exercised by Releasor arising out of or related to the Event named below and in Releasor's capacity as a invitee of the Releasees or in any other capacity; and (iii) any claim, right or cause of action based upon any breach of any express, implied, oral or written contract or agreement.

  4. The term "Released Claims" shall mean and include each and every Claim that (i) Releasor or any Associated Party of Releasor may have had in the past, may now have or may have in the future against any of the Releasees, and (ii) has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or relates directly or indirectly to, any circumstance, agreement, activity, action, omission, event or matter occurring or existing on or prior to the date of this General Release.

  5. Civil Code §1542. Releasor (a) represents, warrants and acknowledges that Releasor has been fully advised by its attorney of the contents of limitation, and shall be deemed to be followed by the words "without limitation."

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Releasor has caused this General Release to be executed as of the date first above below.


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