Namaste! It's time to plan your Spring retreat 🌿🌸

Drum + Dance Retreat with Epizo Bangoura
March 29-31


An amazing opportunity to learn from a master!

This special program is jam-packed! You’ll be diving whole-heartedly into rhythm, drumming, dance with Epizo Bangoura ~ a West African drum master with incredible passion and warmth. Plus, there will be morning yoga, evening meditations, nourishing vego food, and a few little surprises sprinkled in.

This retreat is a little different. It’s a choose your own adventure!

Choose to stay or not. Choose the meals you’d like to share with us. And choose your Drum, Dance and Kora classes.

Happy retreaters at Happy Buddha

Get your groove on with Epizo Bangoura!

Learn from drum & dance master ~ Epizo Bangoura

Epizo was born in Guinea, West Africa and is from a highly respected and honoured community of musicians, storytellers and keepers of their ancestral traditions and customs. Epizo is a highly respected historian & storyteller, and considers it his responsibility to transmit his ancestral traditions through music, drum, dance and songs.
Participate in this retreat & classes and you’ll take your drumming and dancing to the next level!


Epizo Bangoura

Tap into your inner rhythm & dance with an open heart

A group of happy retreaters pose with facilitators and african drums

A choose your own adventure retreat

Choose to stay with us and participate in the classes that pique your interest. Or, stay locally and come to a class or two. It’s totally up to you.

  • Take part in complimentary yoga sessions to stretch & zen out
  • Get your groove on with drum or dance classes for $30 each or two for $50
  • Explore playing the Kora, a beautiful West African string instrument for $40 per class
  • Stay with us for $150 per night twin-share
  • Nourish with vegetarian meals $30 per course
  • Pay just $100 deposit with our crew and pay the rest when you arrive

Classes & Offerings

Sessions with a star* are complimentary from Happy Buddha Retreats.
Remember, choose and pay for the sessions you want to participate in. Meals are optional and are $30 per course.

Arrival Day 1

9:30am – Arrival and settle into your room if you’re staying with us

10:00am – Drum Class

11:30am – Dance

1:00pm – Lunch Munch

2:00pm – Drum Class

3:30pm– Dance

6:00pm – Choose from Open Yoga* OR Kora class

7:00pm – Dinner Delight

8:15pm – Guided  Meditation / Story Telling*

Day 2

7:00am – 8:00am – Yoga*

9:00am – Break Your Fast

10:00am – Drum Class

11:30 – Dance

1:00pm – Lunch Munch

2:00pm – Drum Class

3:30 Dance

5:30pm – Choose from Yin Yoga*  OR Kora class

6:45pm – Dinner Delight

8:00pm – Guided  Meditation / Story Telling*

Final morning

7:00am – 8:00am – Yoga*

9:00am – Break Your Fast

10:00am – Drum Class

11:30am – Dance

1:00pm – Retreat Complete

Staying with us?

Fantastic! Here’s a little more about what to expect!

You’ll be staying twin-share, nestled in the surroundings of Happy Buddha Retreats located at Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, NSW. You’ll have access to our pool, chill out zen den and local hikes during your stay.

Stay with us for $150 per night twin-share. Vegetarian meals $30 per course.

We recommend you set your alarm early on March 29 so you can get to us by 9:30am to check in.

Pay a $100 deposit with our crew. And then during your stay you can choose and pay for the remainder of your accommodation, meals and workshops / classes.

Drum and dance classes $30 each or two for $50
Kora $40 per class

  Drum, Dance + Kora with Epizo Bangoura ~ March 29-31