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Namaste! We're reopening to everyone, regardless of vaccination status, from December 17, 2021.

Reopening to everyone from December 17.

(Retreats available between November 5 and December 16 for those of you who are double-vaccinated.)

Updated 26th November 2021

We are staggering our re-opening:

From November 5 to November 30 we will hold Inner Joy weekend retreats for those of you who are double-vaccinated, and as per the NSW Public Health Order. Please keep reading for all of the relevant information.
 

From December 1 to December 16, we will hold our normal program of midweek and weekend retreats for those of you who are double-vaccinated, and as per latest announcement from the NSW Government. Please keep reading for all of the relevant information.

 

From December 17* will open the retreat to everyone, regardless of vaccination status. All public health order protocols will be followed as per the NSW roadmap. (*Or when NSW reaches 95% double vaccination.)

 

For your peace of mind, if you’re unable to stay due to the above restrictions and changes, please contact us to reschedule your retreat. Please know that if you have a refund owed or a retreat credit we will honour our financial obligations to you. Please email us and we will get back to your as soon as we can.

Please also read our Terms and Conditions page for additional information regarding bookings, refunds and retreat reschedules.

 

Drumming circle at Happy Buddha Retreats

How we will reopen between November 5-30, 2021:

  • Retreat guests are to be double-vaccinated as per the NSW Public Health Order.
  • Front of house retreat crew are double-vaccinated as per the NSW Public Health Order.
  • We will be offering the Weekend Inner Joy program only.
  • A QR code will be in place for your arrival & departure.
  • We may be checking your temperature with a contact-less thermometer upon arrival. Please let the crew know if you would prefer the measurement to take place on your pulse as we can also record a reading in this manner.
  • Masks are to be worn indoors, except when exercising or consuming food and drink.
  • Social distancing will be adhered to, along with any other public health related mandates relevant to the time of opening.
  • Yoga room and dining capacity is capped based on the current 1 person per 4sqm regulations and from November 8, 1 person per 2sqm  (as per NSW Health requirements).
  • We are being extra vigilant when it comes to cleaning and high-touch areas.
  • We recommend you BYO mat and props.

How we will reopen between December 1-16, 2021:

  • Retreat guests are to be double-vaccinated
  • The majority of our crew have been double-vaccinated. A very limited number of crew members may not be vaccinated and in order to work, are coming back as per public health orders. All crew are following strict hygiene guidelines.
  • We will be offering the all Inner Joy programs, Journey Into Stillness and Rhythmic Meditation retreats.
  • A QR code will be in place for your arrival & departure.
  • We may be checking your temperature with a contact-less thermometer upon arrival. Please let the crew know if you would prefer the measurement to take place on your pulse as we can also record a reading in this manner.
  • Masks are to be worn indoors, except when exercising or consuming food and drink.
  • Social distancing will be adhered to, along with any other public health related mandates relevant to the time of opening.
  • Yoga room and dining capacity is capped based on the current 1 person per 2sqm regulations (as per NSW Health requirements).
  • We are being extra vigilant when it comes to cleaning and high-touch areas.
  • We recommend you BYO mat and props.

How we will be reopening to everyone on December 17, 2021:

  • We welcome everyone regardless of their medical choices.
  • A QR code will be in place for your arrival & departure. This will not be compulsory for the retreat and we may phase this out over time.
  • We may be checking your temperature with a contact-less thermometer upon arrival. Please let the crew know if you would prefer the measurement to take place on your pulse as we can also record a reading in this manner.
  • Social distancing will be adhered to, along with any other public health related mandates relevant to the time of opening.
  • Yoga room and dining capacity will no longer be capped (as per NSW Public Health Order for NSW roadmap).
  • All crew have been briefed on personal hygiene practices and retreat hygiene standards. We are being extra vigilant when it comes to cleaning and high-touch areas.

 

A few things to remember:

  • It is each retreaters responsibility to ensure you are okay to stay with us and to practice personal hygiene. If you choose to share with another retreater, twin-share, please be mindful of your physical distancing and your own health and safety measures.
  • Solo retreaters, for extra peace-of-mind you can upgrade to a private room OR opt to twin-share with a stranger (but please practice physical distancing and extra hygiene).
  • Speak to a crew member if you are unsure or uneasy about something.