Terms and Conditions

For yoga vacation in Tyrol, Austria

Conditions for Participation

for Sivananda Yoga Holidays

To get the full benefits of your yoga practice, please heed the following:

  1. We ask you to attend the morning and evening meditation sessions and two yoga classes. The lecture in the afternoon is optional (applies to yoga vacation).
  2. Black tea, coffee, meat, fish, eggs, onions, garlic, alcohol, cigarettes and drugs are strictly prohibited during your stay.
  3. Please help maintain the peace and purity in the meditation room.
  4. Please wear loose, modest clothing – no tights. Nudity is forbidden. Only spiritual books and pictures are permitted.
  5. Important!! Please don’t step in to the fields or the pastures, stay on the path in the forest and don’t make any fires.
  6. The Retreat House is not responsible for any loss of valuables.
  7. Loud music, cooking, candles and incense are not permitted in the hotel/guesthouse rooms.
  8. One hour daily community service (Karma Yoga) such as gardening, maintenance, organising etc. would be greatly appreciated.
  9. Full payment for your stay is due on arrival.

I hereby declare that I have read the rules of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House stipulated below, that I will adhere to these rules and that I will be present at all activities.

I take full responsibility for myself and for my personal property. The decision to participate in the activities is exclusively my own and I do so on my own responsibility.

I further declare that I will not hold the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House liable for any injuries, damage or loss that may result from my participation in the activities. I am in good health and have no illnesses or preconditions that prevent me from practising the asana and pranayama exercises. Furthermore, I acknowledge that I perform all exercises at my own risk and on my own responsibility and that I can omit or discontinue exercises at any time if I so desire.

Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Cancellation before the beginning of your programme

The following fees will apply:

For yoga part (without accommodation):

More than 21 days before the beginning of the programme: 10% cancellation fee
Within 21 days before the beginning of the programme: 30% cancellation fee

If you would like to change your booking to another program organized by the Retreat House in Reith, a rebooking fee of € 50 will be charged for the yoga part.

For the hotel part:
More than 12 weeks before arrival date: no cancellation fee
More than 4 weeks before arrival date: 40% cancellation fee
More than 1 week before arrival date: 70% cancellation fee
Within 7 days of the arrival date: 90% cancellation fee

The hotel cancellation fee may be reduced to the extent that the room/bed can be allocated to a new participant.

In case of early departure from the programme

For the yoga part: no refund

For the hotel part: 90% cancellation fee

The hotel cancellation fees may be reduced to the extent that the room/bed can be allocated to a new participant.

The room should be vacated by 11:00 am on the departure day. Otherwise 100% cancellation fee will be charged for this day.

Information regarding the Austrian Distance and Off-Premises Contract Act (FAGG)

According to § 18 Subsection 1 Z 10 FAGG, your 14 day right of withdrawal does not apply to this contract as it concerns the provision of accommodation other than for residential purposes and/or catering or services related to leisure activities and the contract provides for a specific date or period of performance.