If you could do anything in the world without pain or limitations, what would you do?
For me, it was just waking up & doing everyday things.Hi there, I'm Sarah - the body architect.I was in a lot of pain because of what I put my body through as a competitive athlete.Now I work with pro athletes, weekend warriors and everyone in between; I tell everyone the same thing - you can breathe better, move better, and feel amazing, no matter what you love to do.I give you the tools to help you feel great, and optimize your performance through my In-Person Classes, Kinstretch Monthly Membership, Self-guided online coaching, or one-on-one coaching
"Training with Sarah has been a game changer for me. I initially contacted her for mobility work and strength exercises for handstand. As I become more serious about weight training, breath work and cardio Sarah continued to change my program to best suit my needs. The daily training regime she creates for me is thoughtful and intentional. If something comes up for me -i.e, injury, travel, or even a new skill I want to learn, she will incorporate new work into my program to help me meet my goals. Having a highly skilled coach is important because you can trust they will listen to you and continually help you challenge yourself. I know that every exercise I do at the gym has a purpose to it and I’ve honestly never felt better or stronger. I would recommend her to anyone!"
-Online training client Patty H.
What is the Kinstretch Monthly Membership?
the membership uses scientific principles to build strength, flexibility, and robust joints - use it to supplement yoga, hiking, golf, swimming, playing with your kids & grandkids, & anything else you love to do with your body.
Builds resiliency in your joints & tissues with KINSTRETCH & other types of flexibility training
Improves breathing for everyday & performance using techniques/principles from Postural Restoration, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC), somatics, yoga
Improves overall body function and movement capabilities
Provides education about your body
Helps you get out of pain & understand pain better
Mitigates future injury
Meets your body where it is
Work at your own pace
POWER YOGA EAST
522 Santa Monica Blvd (Upstairs)
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Kinstretch (all levels)
Yoga Level 2/3
Wednesdays & Fridays
*Power Yoga East is a donation based studio. Suggested donation is $20, but pay what you can. No need to sign up for class beforehand, just show up 5-10 minutes before class starts.
Kinstretch with the Body Architect Monthly Membership
Got an aching back? wonky knees? bum shoulder? The movement membership is a comprehensive approach to training with KINSTRETCH and other strength & flexibility work like the Functional Range Conditioning Internal Strength Model.Learn how to breathe better, get more flexible where needed, build strength in that flexibility to keep your joints young, healthy, and resilient, but most of all, learn how to move with confidence!
what you get
New videos added each month
*"Introductory how to" videos *Full length classes (60-90 minutes)Mini classes (5-45 minutes)Follow along joint routine videosBreathwork & self-assessment videosyoga classes & more!
“I’ve been working in the fitness industry for over 32 years, from Martial Arts Instructor to fitness coach, I’ve learned from many wonderful teachers and having only worked with Sarah for a short while, I am already deeply impressed with her teaching skills. Sarah embodies what she teaches, but more importantly, she is able to impart her skills to others. Her approach to class is both methodical and creative blending both seamlessly, Sarah always takes time to explain why you are doing something, so you will have a deeper understanding of the exercises and your body." - Larry I.
we live in unconventional times, why teach in a conventional way?
For those of you searching for a higher meaning in the phrase unyoga, there is none. Unless you want there to be. We live in unorthodox times, in an unpretentious scene, in an unconventional way, a place where you can't be unreal. We believe in peace, love, and movement. Movement in every sense, both physical and metaphysical. Movement of body, breath, and soul. Movement as both noun and verb. In theory and in practice. We understand that we are all the most insignificant thing in the universe and the most important thing in the world. Where something you build is more important than something you buy. A place where the 'un' is more real.~e.f.m.
some topics for discussion:
integrating the 8 limbs of yoga with evidence-based teaching
elements of "moveability" and how to integrate in different ways
respectfully examine yoga tradition to understand & evolve old systems of thought
embrace building strength to keep your joints and soft tissue healthy
develop cueing that encourages autonomy and self-inquiry
learn the difference between biomechanics and applied anatomy
sequencing and not putting “all of the things” into each class
preparing the body for movement & better navigate common injuries
what stretching really does and why it's important, but it’s not the only thing you need
philosophy doesn't have to be esoteric
and much more...
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how can I help?
are you here because you're sick of old nagging injuries, aches and pains, and being told its just age, or don't know how to get started?
ready for classes?
are you comfortable in online pre-recorded classes?
go at your own pace?
are you already familiar with Kinstretch, having worked with myself or another FRC coach, and are ready to work on your own?
I was born in East Setauket, NY, I lived in Philly for 20 years, and now reside in Santa Monica, CA.
was a competitive athlete for 22 years, and worked in architecture and design for 8 years
practicing yoga, spending time in nature, & traveling with my partner bring me the most joy! we've driven across the US 13 times together!
hand-balancing is still one of my most favorite things to do
though i teach movement and mobility, more than anything, i educate people about their bodies, facilitate self-inquiry, & provide guidance in balancing your physical and mental self
I have a "Jeet Kune Do" approach to training, inspired by Bruce Lee. I don’t believe there is any one perfect way to train, but that we can learn from many different styles and movement disciplines, depending on the client, their body, and their goals.
Bachelor's of Architecture
Master's of Interior Architecture & Design
200 hour YTT - Dhyana Yoga Philadelphia
500 Hour YTT - Yogaworks Main St. Santa Monica
Functional Range Mobility Specialist (FRCms)
Functional Range Assessment Specialist (FRAs)
Functional Range Internal Strength Coach (FRSC)
Kinstretch Level 1 instructor
Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) - Postural Respiration/Myokinematic Restoration
NASM - CPT
follow my journey from architecting buildings...
...to architecting bodies
Began my career in interior architecture and design, developing a strong eye for details.My favorite part of the job was creating the drawings and figuring out how to build a space or structure.I now use my detailed eye to teach yoga, strength, and mobility.I’ve spent my life exploring athletic limits, but for me, a key part of learning the body is studying the physical world and how things are constructed.My classes relate ideas found in architecture and art such as: tensegrity, balance, stability, and geometry.As an artist, I have a penchant for anatomical drawings that fuse movement with classical themes, particularly the Golden Ratio and fractal art.
When I was younger, I was a nationally competitive gymnast, all-american springboard diver, & tri-athlete. For years following my athletic career, my body was broken, my mind a mess that left me with crippling pain, anxiety, and depression.I was told at 16 that my back needed surgery. I started ashtanga and vinyasa yoga to try to heal my back - Yoga helped me mentally, but in many ways yoga made my body feel worse. I sought help from physical therapists, orthopedists, psychologists, and other specialists; but with no long lasting relief.Research & desperation led me to start strength training, which coupled with yoga helped me feel better, and years later, was introduced to the work of Gray Cook, Katy Bowman, Patrick Mckeown, Dr. Andreo Spina (Functional range conditioning systems), Stephen Levin, Tom Myers, and others that continue to influence my approach to movement & training. My own training now is influenced by martial arts, yoga, & internal/external strength training.
My passion is educating both teachers and non-teachers about their bodies, and, as the “Body Architect,” I love to teach people how to move better and feel more comfortable in their bodies.
following the knowledge...
Though my formal education is in architecture and design, I’ve spent a lot of my life in gyms and training facilities (My siblings were also athletes) shadowing coaches, physical therapists, and other specialists. When I was first trained in yoga, I completed a program in Philadelphia at Dhyana Yoga, working under the guidance of John and Dhyana Vitarelli. There I learned vinyasa yoga through the lens of the ashtanga tradition. I had some exposure to Los Angeles based teachers Brock and Krista Cahill and Annie Carpenter, hoping that one day I’d be able to work with them in person.
in 2015, I was working at an architecture firm and teaching yoga a few days a week. My partner and I had wanted to move across the country to LA, so I started applying for jobs, not really sure what would come of it. One day got a job offer at an LA interior design company, and a week later we drove across the country with whatever fit in the car.A few months later, i knew my career wouldn’t be as fulfilling as I’d hoped for. All of it made me sick...the lavish furniture, the mansions, the need to cut costs and meet deadlines...
it wasn’t anything i wanted...
...to be a part of anymore.
The next few months were spent figuring out what to do, exploring LA, and practicing a LOT of yoga, but not yet teaching. I finally got to meet teachers that I’d only practiced with on the internet. Things were starting to get clearer.In June of 2016, I started working at Stretchlab in Venice, and then started my Yogaworks 500 hour teacher training in 2017.
A few months later, I learned of FRC (functional range conditioning) from a colleague. The science of it made sense to me, so I learned as much as I could about the research behind it.Learning even more about biomechanics & joint health through FRC made me question some of my yoga training and - having spent more time reading philosophy and not enough on the physical...emphasis on teaching the poses by the book, and not enough of the why we were doing it that way.I was already different than a typical yoga teacher - it's why I originally had adopted the name "unyoga" - i embrace simple language, biomechanics, strength and body control, inclusivity, and a more approachable understanding of philosophy and meditation.
from unyoga to...
A stretch client connected me to a trainer with whom he had been working for years. That trainer was Tanner Martty who owns a gym called 34 North. He and another trainer, Orion Lee - master martial artist - took me under their wings and taught me the fundamentals of strength training, ring work, kettlebells, and so much more. I started teaching a mobility class in 2018 shortly after.
Under the tutelage of Tanner and Orion, I began personal training, and soon got NASM certified. FRC certification came soon after in 2019, Kinstretch certification in 2020, and the rest is history. My mentor and friend Hunter Cook helped me understand how to utilize FRC as a foundation for training my clients, and still incorporate yoga, strength, and endurance training.
I don’t believe there is any one perfect way to train, but that we can learn from many different styles and movement disciplines, depending on the client, their body, and their goals. I am 100% committed to helping you find your best path
After a thorough discussion on your history and goals, we will go through a Functional Range Assessment to examine each joint's range of motion and movement capacity. Then we will formulate an individualized plan to address deficits and your specific needs.Get expert training programs, cutting-edge recovery plans, mindset development, and joint function optimization for optimal performance for professional and amateur athletes, and for anyone who wants to be stronger, more mobile, and more confident!Programs are customized to each person to optimize strength & conditioning, mobility, rehab, and performance.
Great for those working through an in injury or persistent pain, or want more accountability/fine tuning in their training.In person or online for weekly sessions at a frequency of your choice (subject to availability)Individual sessions are $150 for one; $1,350 for ten
Personalization: Each program is customized and caters to you and your body working with equipment that you have or want to invest in
Education: You know why you are doing what you're doing
Support: a positive attitude can go a long way toward helping you reach your goals
Initial 3 month commitment required, followed by:$200/month for 2 days of training/week
$300/month for 3 days of training/week
$400/month for 4 days of training/week
$500/month for 5 days of training/week
Education. Each program is custom to your goals and each workout is accompanied by videos to show you exactly what to do. Get better results and avoid injury.
Train anywhere! Weekly program updates via TrueCoach App (also accessible via desktop)
Never lose track or fall off the program. Chat with me daily through the app or schedule video calls to get in depth with your program.
what to expect:
for both online monthly and weekly 1:1 training, we will go through a detailed breathing & Functional Range Assessment, looking at how each joint functions individuallyThe metrics I use include:
photo documentation of active and passive joint ranges of motion
video documentation of your body in motion
discussion of physical history, breathing, diet, sleep patterns, & lifestyle habits to get a comprehensive story of your body
The results of your body assessment will be analyzed and then developed into a personalized plan.You’ll receive a blueprint clearly outlining your goals and your plan to get there.
Then begins the building phase, it is when your blueprint gets realized through Self-guidance or one-on-one training.private training available virtually.
progress is in the process
not in the perfection - emphasis on discipline, consistency, repetition, & patience to create small change over time
we are connected energetically to everything and everyone around us. within us, there really are no fascial layers, but dense forests of bones, tissue bundles, fluids, nerves, tendons, organs, cells - chaotic but organized - that move both together and independently. there is no clear end and beginning but rather a flowing permeation from one structure to the next
the architecture of life
exploring the whole of yourself inside and out through an architectural lens“The purpose of architecture is to improve human life...The overriding essence is found in the intangibles - life, heart, soul, spirit, freedom - enduring within the structures.”- John Lautner FAIA Architect
learn to find balance & explore duality - building strength & relaxation; rigidity & fluidity; movement & stillness; play & focus; expansion & contraction; tension & compression
develop breath and body awareness
breath and body are intimately interwoven
learn how to develop insight into how they affect one another
functional and natural movement
explore all of your joints' ranges of motion and different ways in which the body can move within a wide spectrum on tension, as it pertains to your daily life and to more specific skills or activities
beyond Newtonian physics
current and emerging biomechanics perspectives like biotensegrity and fascintegrity are changing the way we think about the body - we are not simple machines with replaceable parts. We are not buildings - Not a collection of parts but the sum of the interactions of millions of components - constantly changing, adapting, regenerating, moving, and responding to our environments.
mobility and flexibility
flexibility is important for your soft tissues, but stretching alone isn’t enough for long-lasting change - mobility is strength conditioning for your joints - principles from FRC (functional range condition systems) to close the gap between your active and passive ranges of motion, give you better control through your current ranges, and help reduce the risk of future injury
stability and motor control
build strength and a more robust, mobile, & flexible spine and pelvis, while developing supreme control over your body
sleep, diet and recovery
adaptation & progression take time and sufficient rest, high quality sleep, diet, & habits to ensure you work at your best
the posture myth
no such thing as poor posture, just positions you spend too much time in - your body is meant to move in many ways. All movements might not be good for everyone all the time, but all movements have the potential to be good. your body is highly adaptable when it’s trained with specificity!
frequently asked questions
what is Kinstretch?
Kinstretch is a movement enhancement system that improves body control, flexibility, and usable ranges of motion. You learn how to self-assess so that you can make more informed decisions about your body. Kinstretch meets you where you are - it allows you to work within your current ranges of motion and at your level. It teaches your joints how to work their best on their own and together with other joints to handle life's demands.
What is Functional Range Conditioning?
Functional Range Conditioning is comprehensive joint training system based in scientific principals and research, used to increase range of motion where needed, maintain joint health, and improve overall body control.
What is Postural Restoration?
The human body is not symmetrical. The neurological, respiratory, circulatory, muscular and vision systems are not the same on the left side of the body as they are on the right, and vice versa. They have different responsibilities, function, position and demands on them. This system asymmetry is a good thing and an amazing design. The human body is balanced through the integration of system imbalances.Though these asymmetries are natural, Postural Restoration Institute® (PRI) credentialed professionals recognize these imbalances and typical patterns associated with system disuse, weakness, or musculoskeletal dysfunction that can develop because of dominant overuse.Postural Restoration specific positions assist in better diaphragm, rib cage and pelvic movement for improved body stability and reciprocal movement.
is this a stretching class?
Kinstretch is not just a stretching class. It is an active class in which we spend time in positions specific to one joint, and incorporating different levels of isometric effort to increase range of motion and/or build resiliency in a range of motion. We do also spend some time passive stretching to increase your flexibility. Stretching is a skill we can get better at, and passive flexibility is a pre-requisite to active mobility. Passive flexibility is always followed with active work. Each class also incorporates breath training.
could I do Kinstretch if i have an injury?
Kinstretch is not a replacement for physical therapy or other medical care. Though we can use it as a joint health assessment, it does not mean we should ignore pain and possible damage to tissue or a joint. Once you're cleared by your health care professional, we can work on improving your joints' performance and resiliency, increasing range of motion where needed, and strengthening new and existing ranges of motion.
i don't want to be a cirque de soleil performer, could i still benefit from taking kinstretch?
Generally speaking, yes. Kinstretch is about making your joints work and feel better, not about giving you unnecessarily extreme ranges of motion. You only work on training and gaining range as it is specific for your body. Getting assessed by an Functional Range Assessment specialist can help you determine what ranges are necessary for you and your body's demands.
what equipment do i need?
Yoga blocks, tennis balls, and a hand towel are generally the things we'll use the most. I do recommend a staff, dowel, PVC pipe, or a Stick Mobility stick, yoga jellies (to pad knees, wrists, etc), and a coffee table or chair. Classes are done on the floor, so a yoga/fitness mat may be helpful; and there are times where we need some space at a wall.
is kinstretch for me? i'm not an athlete, could I still benefit?
You don't have to be an athlete to do Kinstretch...it's a practice of body control and strength training for your joints. We can use it as a self-assessment tool to understand the health and capacity of our "parts." Since all humans have joints, we can all benefit from joint specific training! Kinstretch can not only help you become a "more resilient human" but we can also tailor it to enhance any specific activities or sports you like to participate in. Improve your breathing by training your diaphragm, develop body awareness and control, decrease persistent pain and tension, and increase your joints' thresholds to mitigate possible future injury. Injuries cannot be 100% prevented, but we can minimize the effects of injuries when they happen, and reduce the likelihood that an injury will happen in the first place.
when do i do kinstretch? as part of my other training? how often?
It depends on many factors. Do you currently have a weight training program? Do you play a sport or some other physical activity? Are you dealing with a lot of stress? How is your sleep quality? Diet quality? Have you been active for a while, or just getting back into it? There are too many variables to give you a blanket statement. It's a bit of trial and error to see what are your current thresholds and how well you recover. Some people may benefit from 1x a week, others 3-4x. Know that you can always adjust the dosage and intensity...that's the great thing about Kinstretch...it will always meet you where you are. You can always vary the intensity within the class itself, and do a little at a time if the whole class feels like too much.
how do I get started?
Where you start depends on where you're at with your body and where you want to go.Click the button below to go through a simple questionnaire to determine the path suited to you.
can i download the videos?
Full length classes will be available for one month after they've been posted. Shorter, supplemental videos, where I address specific details, concepts, questions or comments, will always be available online. These will also included a follow along CARs routine, and a longer routine with explanation. Videos will not be available for download.
"I teach you to think critically, but move intuitively; I want my students to question; to think why am I doing this? Is this the right thing for my body? At the end of the day, it’s your body, not mine. I can’t tell you what will feel best for you, but I can help guide you during the process."
I helped provide programming, performance, and voice over work for this easy to use wellness app. Videos ranging from yoga, mobility, breath work with Dr. Trisha Smith, strength, active recovery, and restorative. Healthful recipes also provided. Simple, efficient, sustainable wellness.
Mouths are for eating; Noses are for breathing
Mouths are for eating; Noses are for breathingThere is a time and place for mouth breathing, but the majority of the time, nasal breathing is most certainly the way to go. Let me assure you that if you're a mouth breather, it's ok! Lots of folks are... the good news is that with a little awareness and some practice, you can get better at breathing through your nose. This is one of those "low-hanging fruit" things, like CARs, that will pay off in dividends, and doesn't take much extra effort or time.The mouth breatherYou may have come across this person before...someone who breathes through their mouth...noticeably. If you've ever observed more closely, this person may exhibit some common symptoms of a chronic mouth breather such as:-anxiety & depression; inability to manage stress well
-persistent fatigue & foggy mind
-allergies & sleep apnea
-rapid heart rate & high blood pressure
-aching shoulders & upper body tension/all over "tightness"
-sensitivity to light & sounds
-frequent sighing or yawning, -irritabilityWhat you think you're doing vs. what you're actually doingMore often than not, these are two different things. Most people will tell me they breathe through their noses, but they aren't. I often discover this in a client's consultation and/or their first couple of sessions when they do low intensity work, and I observe them breathing through their mouths.But first, observeAsk a friend, or partner, to help you with this. Ask if they notice if you breathe through your mouth, or if you snore. Snoring is a tell-tale sign that you're breathing through your mouth while you sleep.Observe yourself when you're going up stairs, doing low intensity cardio, going about your work day, or running errands, etc. Are you breathing through your nose or mouth? Don't have to obsess, but just start to build the awareness.In practice:
Maintaining nasal breathing is appropriate for most things. We want to maintain inhale through the nose, exhale through the mouth (unless otherwise cued), keeping your tongue on the roof of your mouth.I recommend doing some kind of low-intensity aerobic work every day, even if it's just 5-10 minutes. Be observant here, and notice when you have a strong urge to breathe through your mouth. If and when that happens, reduce the intensity until you can maintain inhale through nose, exhale through mouth.Mouth tapingI myself have had success with mouth taping, and know of many of my clients and friends that have had varying degrees of success with this practice. Just like all the mobility work we do, it can be helpful to train your nervous system to automatically maintain nasal breathing at night. For some folks this may be enough, but for most people mouth taping in addition to actually training your breathing muscles, getting better at exhales, and maintaining a focused breath work practice is the best for long-term change.Nasal breathing will also mean better oral/dental health. Because your nose is designed to filter out bacteria, if you're breathing through your mouth, you're inviting all that bacteria to make a home in your mouth. This is one of the main causes of gum disease and cavities.Here's a great article about mouth breathing and its relation to oral health.Most people will do well with surgical tape or special breathing strips called Somnifix. Another option is to use something called Myotape, which is actually a specially designed tape that goes around your lips, not on. It has light elastic tension that encourages the mouth to remain closed, and it can be more comfortable than putting tape on your lips.But why the mouth tape?Breathing through your nose at night can:-improve sleep quality (deeper NREM/REM sleep)
-improve CPAP compliance
-improved mental clarity, positive mood, and more energy
-decreased nasal congestion, sore/dry throat, and bad breath
-decrease in aches and pains, and reduction is overall body tensionThe real question is why you wouldn't try mouth taping? As long as you're using an appropriate tape that doesn't irritate your skin, this is a safe practice for most people. If you're body needs more air, you'll end up just taking the tape off anyway. After a few weeks of consistent practice, most can sleep through the night without taking the tape off.*Please use caution when taping. Know your limitations
What's your breathing strategy?
When I ask a new student how they breathe, they often look at me confused. And for good reason! You're alive, so you must be breathing. But,
am I breathing in the most optimal way to support my system and what I like to do?
am I breathing in an efficient way that will support me long-term?
am I breathing in a way that allows me to live in "rest & digest" vs. "fight or flight?"
am I breathing in a way that overuses accessory muscles and underused main breathing muscles?
do I breathe with my back extended (rib flare plus forward pelvic tilt), do I breathe only with my belly, or do I find any expansion anywhere else?Think about the car analogy again...if you always drove as fast as you could, always slamming the brakes, and being generally reckless, do you think your car's engine will hold up for a long time? Probably not. This is equivalent to living in a sympathetic state in perpetuity.Now think about calm, careful driving...if you're conscientious, use turn signals, drive the speed limit, and are cautious, the parts will probably last a longer time. This is equivalent to living primarily in a parasympathetic state.If we put that in terms of a breathing strategy, which one do you think will allow you to have a long-term sustainable movement practice? Breathing affects the way we move, the way we think, the way we do everything. Period.But why?
Thanks to evolution, we have sophisticated mechanisms built into our bodies that allow us to alter our breathing strategies based on the situation we're in. It is a survival mechanism that helped us escape danger, find food, water, and shelter, and reproduce.In practice:
Observe your state when you're taking some time to relax after work. You are likely calm, breathing through your nose, breathing slowly, and your muscles are more relaxed.Now observe your state when you're excited, stressed, or generally not relaxed. You are more likely breathing through your mouth, breathing more rapidly, your muscles are more tense.When we are in stressful situations, your body's strategy is survival, aka "get air any way I can, I don't care from where" state...this means:
increased breathing rate
mouth breathing (faster intake)
using accessory breathing muscles (neck)
prioritize inhales over exhales (short and shallow exhales)So what do we do with this information?It works both ways. With as much as we can thrust ourselves into the sympathetic end of the spectrum, we can also guide ourselves into the parasympathetic side with our breathing, and even vision, by taking our foot off the gas and pushing on the brakes to change the state of our nervous system.This will help change our inherent breathing strategy, which affects how our muscles work, how our joints work, range of motion, overall body tension, mental state, and can set us up for more effectual training, recovery, rehabilitation, and sustainable movement practices.
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Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, with respect to automatically-renewed subscriptions to paid services, such subscriptions will be discontinued only upon the expiration of the respective period for which you have already made paymentIndemnificationYou agree to indemnify and hold [website owner] harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.Limitation of liabilityTo the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Sarah Costanza, be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Sarah Costanza assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.Right to change and modify TermsWe reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.Promotional emails and contentYou agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time. Preference of law and dispute resolutionThese Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of California, United States, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in [Name of the city of the courts]. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby expressly excluded.Customer support details & contact info
Terms are expected to have contact information enabling users and customers to receive customer support services and to correspond with the website and its operators.Provisions recommended for websites with user communities
Wix offers its users the ability to create communities for the users of their websites, in order to interact with such users in a better way. If your website includes a user community, we recommend that the website Terms clarify that all users that join a community have a public profile that is publicly visible to site visitors, and that their public activity (such as their posts or comments) will be visible to other visitors of the website.It is important to explain, that a user of the website can always opt-out and exit the community, and upon doing so, such user’s profile will not be publicly visible. Naturally, in such event the user will not be able to use the community features (e.g. liking, commenting or writing posts).
Check your email and verify your subscription. Then if you reply back and say "hello", your email service will prioritize emails from me so they will show up in your primary email account.