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Work Retreat Application form

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  • Please Note: Before booking a Work Retreat, you need to have completed at least 2 weeks teacher-led, Insight (Vipassana) or Zen meditation retreat in silence (either as two separate weeks or one continuous retreat of 14 days), not necessarily at Gaia House.

    All Work Retreat Application forms will be submitted to a Gaia House teacher for approval. Applications from people who do not have sufficient previous experience will be refused. If you have any questions before you apply, please call Reception: +44 (0)1626 333613

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  • Your Personal Information

    The information you disclose in relation to your booking is used specifically in relation to the retreat you are applying for. This form is kept in both electronic and paper formats up to and throughout your stay. Your information is encrypted whilst being transferred from the website to our systems. The information is used by teachers and other members of staff, as required as part of their duties. Once your retreat has been completed your electronic form will be deleted and your paper form shredded. Your application will also be deleted if your application is declined or subsequently cancelled. A record of your retreat dates will be held on our database.

    For further information on how we treat your information please read our Privacy Statement.

  • Booking Details

  • Requested Retreat Dates
  • (the day you arrive)
    Date Format: DD dash MM dash YYYY
  • (the day you leave)
    Date Format: DD dash MM dash YYYY
  • Deposit and Booking Fee:

    Work Retreats must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

    Cancellations and Refunds for confirmed Retreat places:

    • The Booking / administration fee is non-refundable.
    • The Deposit is refunded on satisfactory completion of your Work Retreat.
    • The Deposit is NOT refunded if you cancel the booking or do not complete the Work Retreat for the dates agreed with this application.
    • Refunds have to be authorised by the Finance Department and can take up to 5 working days to be processed.
    • Please note that cancellations can only be accepted from the named retreatant and not from third parties.
    • Cancellations can be made by phone or email.
    • Cancellation fees (less administration costs) are placed in the Financial Assistance and Bursaries Fund (FAB Fund).
    • Booking conditions may be subject to alteration.
    See: Booking and Cancellation.