Participant Code of Conduct


At Taino Woods Sanctuary, we foster personal healing, growth, and fulfillment in an inclusive community. Our code of conduct ensures fairness, safety, and dignity for all. Together, we create a supportive, harmonious, and empowering environment where open communication, respect, and shared growth flourish.

  1. Respect:
    • Treat others with kindness, respect their background, beliefs, and opinions.
    • Be considerate of those who serve the community and our elders.
    • Foster a supportive and inclusive work environment, valuing and treating each member with respect.
    • Embrace collaboration and teamwork to achieve our goals.
    • Act with honesty, ethics, and professionalism in all our interactions.
    • Note: Taino Woods Sanctuary advises caution when pursuing romantic or sexual relationships between members. The organization is not liable or responsible for the effects of such relationships.
  2. Communication:
    • Use appropriate language; avoiding offensive, aggressive, and discriminatory language or behavior.
    • Listen attentively and avoid interrupting others while they are speaking.
    • Communicate openly and honestly, promoting transparency and trust within the community.
    • Note: Exercise discretion in endorsing missions, products, or services outside of Taino Woods Sanctuary. Unless otherwise explicitly stated upon the official website, Taino Woods Sanctuary does not endorse or approve of any individual’s or organization’s missions, products, or services; this includes any individual or organizational postings upon the social aspects of our website. 
  3. Accountability and Conflict Resolution:
    • Take responsibility for your actions and decisions.
    • Resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.
    • Encourage open and respectful dialogue to address conflicts and disagreements.
    • Strive to find common ground and work towards mutually beneficial resolutions.
    • Seek the involvement of team members and management when necessary.
  4. Technology Use and Confidentiality:
    • Use technology and social media responsibly and ethically.
    • Refrain from cyberbullying or online harassment.
    • Respect confidentiality and privacy, both in-person and online.
    • Obtain permission before sharing personal or sensitive information or belongings.
    • Note: Maintain the confidentiality of Taino Woods Sanctuary by not sharing information, photos, or videos outside of the official website.
  5. Ceremonial Practices:
    • Respect the sacred space and follow the protocols of the ceremony.
    • Observe the guidance of the ceremony leader.
    • Avoid disruptive behavior, such as talking loudly, using electronic devices, or leaving the ceremony space without permission.
    • Maintain mindfulness of your physical and emotional state during ceremonies.
    • Refrain from bringing substances or energies that may disrupt the ceremony.
  6. Land Stewardship:
    • Show respect and reverence for the Land and its inhabitants.
    • Avoid disrupting wildlife or damaging plants.
    • Conserve water whenever possible and avoid polluting natural water sources.
    • Properly dispose of waste and litter; leave the Land better than how we found it.
    • Respect the use of land tools and machines: using them appropriately, returning them to their proper location, and promptly reporting any damage or malfunction.

Failure to comply with the Code of Conduct may lead to disciplinary actions, which can include but are not limited to:

  1. Warnings: A participant may receive an oral warning as a first response to a violation of the code.
  2. Termination of Participation: In more severe cases or upon repeated violations, a participant’s involvement within Taino Woods Sanctuary may be terminated.

Please note that the enforcement of the code of conduct does not necessarily follow a progressive disciplinary approach, and an oral warning may not be given prior to termination from the community.

I, Member’s Name, hereby acknowledge that I have read, understood, and agree to comply with the principles set forth in the Taino Woods Sanctuary Code of Conduct. I recognize that by adhering to these principles, I play a vital role in fostering a harmonious and responsible environment within Taino Woods Sanctuary, in line with its mission and the well-being of all members and Atabeyra (Mother Earth).

I am aware that failure to adhere to the Code of Conduct may lead to disciplinary measures, including but not limited to warnings, suspension, or termination of my participation within Taino Woods Sanctuary.

Furthermore, I acknowledge that Taino Woods Sanctuary reserves the right to update or modify the Code of Conduct as necessary, and I commit to staying informed and abiding by any revisions.

By creating an account on, I affirm my commitment to uphold the values, principles, and guidelines outlined in the Taino Woods Sanctuary Code of Conduct.

Land Liability Agreement for Visitors

I, [Visitor’s Name], hereby acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this liability agreement as a visitor to Taino Woods Sanctuary LLC (“Taino Woods”). By entering and being present on the Taino Woods property, I understand and accept the risks associated with being on the land and release Taino Woods, its volunteers, organizers, facilitators, participants, staff, owners, employees, and residents of the facilities/property from any liability, claims, damages, actions, and expenses that may arise from my presence on the property.

Description of Land Visit:
I am aware that during my visit to Taino Woods, I may encounter various elements of nature and engage in activities such as walking on trails, exploring natural features, observing wildlife, and participating in events or workshops.

Assumption of Risks:
I understand that being on the Taino Woods property involves certain inherent risks, including but not limited to uneven terrain, wildlife encounters, weather-related hazards, and other potential dangers. I voluntarily assume all such risks and responsibilities associated with my presence on the property.

Hold Harmless and Indemnification:
I agree to release, hold harmless, and indemnify Taino Woods, its volunteers, organizers, facilitators, participants, staff, owners, employees, and residents of the facilities/property from any claims, suits, demands, damages, actions, liabilities, expenses, or losses (including legal fees) arising from or related to my visit to Taino Woods.

Compliance with Rules and Regulations:
I acknowledge and agree to comply with all rules, regulations, guidelines, and safety instructions provided by Taino Woods during my visit. I understand that failure to comply with these rules may result in my removal from the property.

No Alcohol, Drugs, or Firearms:
I acknowledge and agree that no alcoholic beverages, drugs, or firearms are allowed on the premises of Taino Woods at any time during my visit.

Respect for the Environment:
I agree to respect the environment and natural surroundings of Taino Woods. I will not engage in activities that may harm the land, wildlife, or other visitors. I commit to leaving no trace and will properly dispose of any waste or belongings I bring onto the property.

Waiver of Legal Action:
I understand that by visiting the Taino Woods property, I am waiving my right to pursue legal action against Taino Woods and its related parties for any injuries, damages, or losses incurred during my visit.

I have read and fully understand this liability agreement, including the risks involved and the release of liability. I visit the Taino Woods property voluntarily, without coercion, and with the understanding that it is binding upon myself, my spouse, parents, family, heirs, executors, administrators, agents, and assignees.