Show respect for others.
Avoid any discrimination based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national origin.
Avoid speaking negatively about other teachers, schools, traditions, and health modalities.
Speak with integrity. Speak honestly.
Be committed to promoting the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well‐being of your students and clients.
Maintain complete confidentiality with respect to your clients and other students.
Know yourself well before working with clients and avoid bringing limiting beliefs to your clients. Avoid influencing your clients in any direction.
Be mindful when you do any kind of bodywork with your clients, you need their permission before you touch them and there are areas that must not be touched.
Communicate with clarity. Making assumptions can foster misunderstandings and drama.
Ask for help when needed, knowing your boundaries and your competence, and taking a step back when your expertise is not adequate.
Infuse your work with excellence. This means always doing your best. Complete each project with pride, integrity, and quality.
Safety. Complete projects with short-term and long-term safety in mind for yourself and your clients.
Provide enough information to your clients before you start a session.
Strive for constant improvement. Use each opportunity as a learning experience to evolve personally and professionally.
Mention the contraindications of the tools and techniques to your clients.
Harness your emotions. Be willing to set aside any personal issues and maintain a professional attitude at all times.
Continue to undertake sessions and practices regularly. The InnerCamp teacher program is not the last step of your education. Keep improving.
Balance the benefits of treatment against the risks and costs involved (beneficence) and avoid the causation of harm (nonmaleficence).
See your clients as not broken.
See your work as a service. Be humble with your clients.
Abstain from giving medical advice unless you have the necessary medical qualifications. Never force your own opinions on clients.
Maintain financial integrity in all areas of your life.
Keep up-to-date with all new developments in the field or any other related topics, and attend professional groups and conferences.
Do not engage in sexual behaviour with current clients. Sexual behaviour is defined, but not limited to, all forms of overt or covert seductive speech, gestures, and behaviour as well as physical contact of a sexual kind.
Keep written records of all sessions with clients.
During the course, stay committed and responsible towards your assignments. Avoid shortcuts, manage your time properly.
The instructors will not open new weeks if you have not submitted your assignments.
Have a harmonious and professional relationship with the client.
Keep your appointments and be prepared for them.
Be aware of the regulations of your local and national Governments and regulatory bodies.
Obtain consent from clients before photographing, audio or video tape recording, or permitting third-party observation of your sessions.
Never use punitive measures in your teaching methodology. Verbal abuse, in which demeaning language or humiliation is used, or inappropriate references to a client’s anatomy are made, is unethical. Other unethical teaching methodologies include, but are not limited to, slapping, hitting, grabbing, pulling, pushing, hair-pulling, stepping on feet, moving skin, or threatening violence for non-compliance.
Refrain from initiating an activity when you know or should know that there is a substantial likelihood that your personal problems will prevent you from performing your work-related activities in a competent manner.
A study buddy is a partner you study alongside with, offering each other mutual support and discussing concepts together. With your study buddy, focus on topics related to the program and do not use this opportunity to sell your services or any other activities outside the group.