CG&P recently secured the dismissal of all claims against a yoga instructor. The plaintiff alleged that she was injured in a yoga class while attempting to perform a handstand. The plaintiff was provided with instruction and two spotters to assist her with the handstand position. Prior to her first class at the yoga studio, which was several months prior to her alleged accident, the plaintiff had executed a release of liability with respect to the yoga studio and its instructors. CG&P submitted a motion for summary judgment, which successfully argued that the plaintiff assumed the risk of performing the handstand and that the release of liability was enforceable. It was established that the plaintiff voluntarily chose to perform the handstand and that adequate instructions were provided to the plaintiff. The case was handled by CG&P Partner June D. Reiter and Associate Janine M. Perrone.