We would like to inform you about the current measures and regulations relating to entry, stay and departure for yoga vacation and the yoga teachers training course.

Our experiences with it since the beginning of June have been positive and problem-free.

 

Updated June 11, 2021

 

Before the day of arrival

 

Our GUESTS FROM AUSTRIA please note:

  • For the day of arrival we ask you to do an antigen test. These are valid for 48 hours.
  • If you stay longer than 2 nights, we ask you to get free self-tests with QR code in your pharmacy in your home town. The self-tests must be repeated every 24 hours. Please keep in mind that QR codes from the state of Tyrol are required, available in pharmacies in Kitzbühel.
    Alternatively:
    You can test yourself for COVID19 free of charge as part of antigen self-tests under supervision at Hotel Pointner. The result of this antigen self-test without QR codes is available after a few minutes.
    The hotel uploads the negative test result to the platform www.tiroltestet.at and you will receive a confirmation SMS or email. This is valid for 48 hours as access authorization.
    The test procedure is a simple and self-administered nasal swab.
  • Those who do not bring self-tests can register with the Austrian social security number for a test in the Screeningstrasse Kitzbühel / parking lot Schwarzsee (due to high demand there may be a shortage of appointments, please register in advance at https://tiroltestet.leitstelle.tirol/).
    •  If necessary self-tests will be available at cost price in the yoga shop.

 

For our GUESTS FROM GERMANY and SWITZERLAND:

  • Entry is possible without quarantine!
  • For the day of arrival we ask you to do an antigen test. These are valid for 48 hours.
  • If you stay longer than 2 nights, we ask you to get free self-tests with QR code in your pharmacy in your home town. The self-tests must be repeated every 24 hours. Please keep in mind that QR codes from the state of Tyrol are required, available in pharmacies in Kitzbühel.
    Alternatively:
    You can test yourself for COVID19 free of charge as part of antigen self-tests under supervision at Hotel Pointner. The result of this antigen self-test without QR codes is available after a few minutes.
    The hotel uploads the negative test result to the platform www.tiroltestet.at and you will receive a confirmation SMS or email. This is valid for 48 hours as access authorization.
    The test procedure is a simple and self-administered nasal swab.

 

Proof of test when crossing borders to Germany:
When returning to Germany, there is no need to go into quarantine, if you have a vaccination certificate, a recovery certificate or a negative test result (PCR test or antigen rapid test that was carried out or monitored by an authorized body; that is, they do not apply) ) (see website of the German Federal Ministry of Health). (As of May 22, 2021). A free antigen test can be done in one of the more than 40 test roads in the state of Tyrol. An overview of all test roads is available online. Registration is possible at tiroltestet.leitstelle.tirol.
Return to Switzerland:
There is no quarantine requirement when entering from Austria. All you have to do is make an electronic entry registration (as of May 22, 2021).

For our guests from ALL OTHER COUNTRIES:

Please verify if you are eligible to travel to Austria: Re-open EU

  • For the day of arrival we ask you to do an antigen test. These are valid for 48 hours.

 

The following applies to all of our guests:

The test obligation does not apply to the following persons, taking into account the following conditions:

 

Vaccinated persons:

  • First vaccination is valid as evidence from the 22nd day and is then valid for three months from vaccination as evidence of admissions or for nine months if you already had COVID-19 21 days before the first vaccination.
  • Second vaccination is valid for nine months from the first vaccination as evidence.
  • In the case of vaccinations when only one vaccination is planned, this is valid as evidence from the 22nd day, and is then valid for nine months from the vaccination as evidence for admission.
  •  If necessary self-tests will be available at cost price in the yoga shop.

 

Recovered persons:

  • Separation notice or proof of recovery, if this was issued for a person who was proven to have been ill with SARS-CoV-2 in the last six months before the planned test.
  • Medical confirmation of an infection that has occurred in the last six months and has currently expired, molecular-biologically confirmed.
  • Proof of neutralizing antibodies (antibody test), which must not be older than three months.

 

 

During the stay

 

On the day of arrival we try to organize everything as smoothly as possible – you will be entered in the Covid test list.

 

 

On site:

 

Yoga classes:

 

  • The use of rental mats, blankets and pillows is unfortunately not possible. Please bring your own equipment. You can also purchase it on site in the yoga shop.
  • Please wear a mask until you have laid out your own yoga mat in the yoga hall.
  • The places are marked.
  • The yoga teachers wear face masks when teaching.
  • The yoga teachers can only give verbal, but not physical corrections.
  • The Kapalabhati breathing exercise is not practiced in the halls.
  • Headstand only at your own risk, as no physical support is possible.
  • The floors are cleaned and disinfected daily. There are hand disinfectant dispensers in front of the yoga halls and platforms.

 

 

  • FFP2 Mask are compulsory when entering and leaving indoor rooms, the mask may be removed during the yoga class.
  • The spaces are marked, 1 meter distance (mandatory distance for fixed groups). The distance rule can be fallen short of “for a short time”.
  • If you stay in the halls after the class, please consider the distance and wear a mask.

 

 

  • During the outdoor yoga classes, also a minimum distance of 1 meter must be observed. This also applies for group walks.

 

Lectures and meditations:

 

 

  • As often as the weather permits, the activities will take place outdoors.
  • Several times a week there will be meditative walks instead of sitting meditations.
  • Please bring your own yoga mat, blanket and pillow with you to the meditations and lectures.
  • Please let us know if you need a chair.

 

 

Furthermore

 

  • The halls are systematically ventilated. Please bring warm clothing.
  • A special air purification device ensures clean air in the yoga rooms. Viruses are destroyed and even the smallest particles are filtered out through a combination of special filters, UV-C light irradiation and ionization.

 

 

General

 

  • Please do not come to stay with symptoms of illness (fever, sore throat, difficulty breathing / shortness of breath, cough and / or taste disorders).
  • Participation in the activities is no longer possible if you have a cold on site. Please contact the Retreat House management immediately so that the officially prescribed steps can be taken.
  • Please wash your hands thoroughly with soap after and before all activities and also use the hand disinfectant dispensers, which are available at the entrance to all activities.
  • If you have the urge to cough or sneeze, please leave the classroom immediately and observe the generally known cough and sneeze etiquette.
  • Toilets: Please use the toilet in your own room during asana lessons, lectures or meditations.

 

 

Beverages

 

  • Water and tea are available on the relaxation platform.
  • Please bring your own drinking bottle for refills.

 

 

Sauna

Unfortunately, the hotel sauna remains closed due to the lack of space for social distancing.

 

 

Reception and yoga shop

  • Please make outstanding payments before your arrival. Outstanding remaining payments should be paid by credit card at the seminar house reception upon arrival, if possible.