FAQ
'21 Ecstatic Dance Winter Solstice Retreat

Do you have a refund or cancellation policy?

Yes! If you cancel before Dec 1 you will receive a half refund. After that, no refund is possible due to the limited number of spots available for this retreat and the time needed to fill your spot should you cancel. If you cancel due to illness at the last minute you will receive a credit for future events/offerings.

What about masks, tests, and vaccines?

This event will take place both indoors and out. It is offered for those willing to take 100% responsibility for their own health and safety. Neither masks, tests, or vaccinations are required for this retreat. All are optional for anyone that chooses, of course.

I"m not feeling well, should I come anyway?

No, absolutely not.. Stay at home and rest. We will see you at the next event when you are well.

Can I bring my kids?

Unlike our previous campouts this year, this retreat is for adults only (18 and up).

Can I take pictures?

Photography/video by professional staff only.

 

Can I bring my dog, cat, goat, ferret, other non-human animal?

No, please leave ALL pets at home. Excluding bona fide service animals (must bring documentation.)


What about substances?

This is a drug and alcohol-free event.

Can I set up a camp stove?

Yes, just use common sense and precaution to prevent fire.

Is there a fridge we can  use?

There will be VERY limited fridge space for those who have essential personal items that must be refrigerated.

Are there bears?

Used to be, but not anymore sadly.

Is there a restaurant or grocery store nearby?

About 15 minutes away in Pescadero there is a small market and taqueria.​

Will I be able to use my cell phone?

Depends on your carrier, the weather, and the telecommunication gods.


Is there wifi?

Yes.

Is there work trade available?

All work trade positions are filled.

Are there scholarships available?

Not any longer. All of our scholarships have been given to those who identify as BIPOC and would not otherwise be able to attend without it.

 

Can I teach a class or DJ?

All teaching and DJing slots are filled.

Can I set up my massage table?

Yes and if charging you give 10% of what you make to our BIPOC scholarship fund.

 

Can I camp/sleep in my car or van?

Absolutely.

 

Can I bring my RV or trailer?

Yes, there are some spots....maybe not totally flat though...and no hook-ups.

 

Are there bathrooms?

There are bathrooms with flush toilets and sinks and showers with hot water.

 

Will any of the dancing be on dance floors or will it be on the ground?

There is a wood floor in the yurt and main lodge dance/class areas. Our outdoor dance floor is made of high grade vinyl topped by 1" puzzle mats. We’ve used it at the last three campouts to everyone's joy and satisfaction.

 

Are the dances amplified music or silent disco?

Full sound system, subs and all!! A few silent discos may be held too.

Are there quiet hours or quiet zones at night?

Quiet hours begin at 10pm in all areas.

 

Are there shady/sunny spots for my tent?

There are plentiful areas of sun, shade, or a mixture of the two.

Is there good drinking water there?

Water is from a well.

Is there a pool and/or hot tub?

Yes, both.