Each individual person is responsible for transportation to and from the retreat. A ferry must be taken to the island from Vancouver, BC., and a car will be required for traveling from the ferry to the Salt Spring Yoga Center.
Attendees will have access to communicate with each other to arrange car pooling, if they wish to do so. We are not responsible for costs, travel insurance, or scheduling of transportation.
All food allergies and food intolerances must be disclosed during registration before attending the retreat. We will try our best to accommodate food allergies. If you have allergies other than food, such as seasonal allergies, you are responsible for being prepared to bring any necessary medications or Epi-pen etc.
Plus ones are NOT free. All prices are PER PERSON, not per room. If you have someone you’d like to come with, they will need to purchase their own retreat package. Requests for sleeping arrangements with other people can be done through post-purchase registration but cannot be guaranteed.
No, Outside food and drinks are NOT permitted on site.
No, alcoholic drinking is not permitted on site.
This is a WOMEN-ONLY retreat (with the exception of male photographer and potential Yoga Center employees). All guests must be 18 years of age or older. There are no other restrictions outside of these two.
If you purchase occupancy for single room, then NO you will not be sharing the room with anyone else.
If you purchase occupancy for a double or triple room, then YES, you will be sharing the room with one or two other people.
Requests for sleeping arrangements with other people can be done through post-purchase registration but cannot be guaranteed (unless all parties purchase in a single order).
Please ensure all parties select the same room option.
All rooms will share common bathrooms. There are 3 showers and 6 washrooms available to use. *Prices vary based on room chosen.
Please refer to RETREAT PACKAGES.
Yes, there will be an option to pay in two instalments. The first instalment will be $450 for all room options, and then an invoice will be sent for the remainder of the payment to be paid at least 30 days before the retreat.
However, there is a discount in price if you select Full-payment options. All packages have a NON-REFUNDABLE $450 deposit.
Prices are for the complete 4 days, 3 nights accommodations at the Salt Spring Yoga Center. However, if you wish to arrive later or leave earlier than the scheduled itinerary, you may do so.
Please be aware that you may miss out on certain activities.
We highly recommend following the itinerary with the rest of the community to gain the full experience. There will be some time to spend it alone, take a nap, connect with others, explore the property, or however you wish. If you do not want to participate in some activities, you are free to opt-out, our team will always be available to answer any questions.
Customers are able to cancel their attendance 30 days prior to the retreat by June 20th, 2023 @ 11:59pm PST.
If cancellation is prior to June 20th, 2023 - Any payment outside of the non-refundable $450 deposit will be refunded to the customer.
Yes, all guests must be 18 years of age or older.
There are 15 available spots available to be purchased for our VITAE: Return To Self Retreat. There will be a total of 18 guests on our retreat including our CEO, Selene Dior, our photographer, Trevor Wong, and our head instructor, Hannah Todd.
This retreat is open to everyone and anyone who is seeking guidance through a transition in life, looking to find their lost self or inspiration, needing a break from the outside world to focus on themselves, wanting to experience something new or connect to like-minded individuals - or ultimately, anyone who is ready to work on their self-love journey. If you’re unsure if this is right for you, you can take the quiz HERE.
- who is feeling lost and uninspired
- needing rest and restoration
- who has been feeling burnt out
- who needs self-love and care
- who has love their spirit
- who is going through a hard transition
- who is entering a new chapter in their life
- looking for connection and meeting new people
- who needs guidance on their self-love journey
- who doesn’t know how to start their self-love journey
- struggling with finding time and peace from the outside world
- looking for a detox or reset- who is open-minded to new experiences
If you’re reading this… YOU!
Salt Spring Yoga Center will prepare 3 meals in a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Throughout the day, we will include individual and group activities, workouts and workshops. Some activities may be indoors, some may be outdoors. We encourage guests to be vulnerable and open, but you can share as much or little, as you want during group activities. We will offer time for you to decide how to spend your time, whether that’s a walk, a nap, or a group hangout. It is up to you. Private 1-1 sessions with our Head Instructor - Hannah Todd will be offered for an additional price. There will also be Message Therapy add-on services available directly provided by Salt Spring Centre of Yoga.
Bedding and bathroom towels are provided for each guest. Each bathroom includes shampoo, conditioner, and a blow dryer.
Please bring feminen hygiene products if it is during the cycle of your month
You will need to Agree to Terms and Conditions prior to purchasing.
We will be sending out a more detailed Registration Form regarding room requirements, car-pooling, allergies, dietary restrictions etc post purchase.
You will get 3 vegan meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The retreat’s meat-free kitchen does not permit meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs. Dairy is permitted. Note allergies or food intolerances during registration.
- VITAE Outfits (workout clothing) we will also provide some in our goodie bags.
- Water bottle
- Hiking shoes/runners
- Light jacket/Light sweater- Small day pack
- Beach Towel
- Personal Care Items
- Sunscreen & Bugspray
- Slippers/Flip-flops for lake swim
- Your own journal (if you have one)
- Open, vulnerable, fun and positive attitude!
Salt Spring Island is accessible via FERRY from Vancouver and Victoria
If you are driving from Vancouver Island there are two Ferry Terminals to get to Salt Spring Island:
- Leave from Crofton/Osborne Bay (Closest to Nanaimo) to arrive at Vesuvius Bay (Closest to estate)
- Leave from Swartz Bay (Closest to Victoria ) to arrive at Fulford Harbour
If you are driving from Vancouver:
- Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour)
- YYJ (Victoria Airport) and from there a cab or shuttle to the Ferry Terminal: Victoria (Swartz Bay) to Salt Spring Island (Fulford Harbour)
- YVR (Vancouver International Airport) and from there a cab or shuttle to Ferry Terminal: Vancouver
Depending on where you are coming from arrive at either Vesuvius Bay Terminal, Long Harbour OR Fulford Harbour Terminal on Salt Spring Island.
We understand that the package pricing might not be afforadable to everyone. However, our Retreat pricing is market price if not below market price for a 4 day 3 night yoga & meditation retreat. We always want our community to have the best experience possible and will be providing a lot more activities & value than other retreats. Our Head Instructor - Hannah is also extremely experienced in her field of work. Besides, you get exclusive VITAE swag :)