Terms & Conditions for Shakti Summer School 2022


  • If you cancel more than 60 days prior to the start of your training, you will receive 100% credit towards an upcoming training hosted by Shakti School of Dance (within 2 years) 

  • If you cancel between 31-60 days prior to the start of your training, you will receive 50% credit towards an upcoming training hosted by Shakti School of Dance (within 2 years)

  • If you cancel 0-30 days prior to the start of your training, you will receive 0% credit. 

If for some reason you miss days or decide to leave during your training, no refunds or credit will be offered for any reason at all. 

If by some unforeseen events or happenings (due to illness, weather, natural disaster or political upheaval, etc) Shakti School of Dance cancels the training, we will refund all deposits and payments, minus an administrative fee. We cannot however compensate airfare or travel costs incurred to come to the training. To cover these risks, we recommend you purchase travel insurance (the best way to protect yourself from unforeseen circumstances like weather, natural disaster, lost baggage, medical expenses, etc). 

Please check travel restrictions regularly for Greece and EU at http://travel.gov.gr/#/. Policies are changing constantly so we recommend you take some time to research up to date information the Greek Embassy in the country you hold a passport in. 


  • DRESS CODE: All Odissi students must wear dance sari with blouse and churridar during the intensive.
  • NO DRUG POLICY: Shakti Summer School students must follow a no drug policy in and out of the classroom while enrolled in the programs.
  • NO SMOKING POLICY: smoking is not allowed anywhere on the Villa Shakti property. 
  • VEGETARIAN CAMPUS: Eating Non-vegetarian food is strictly prohibited at Villa Shakti.
  • CLASS ETIQUETTE: Students must arrive to class on time and prepared for that particular lesson. No Late entry. We maintain a silent classroom.
  • FILMING/SOCIAL MEDIA ETIQUETTE: No Filming or live streaming of classes or class materials is allowed without permission. However, we want to encourage you to capture your experience of summer school and share on Social Media (please tag #villashakticrete and #colleenashakti), which helps us spread the word of our program with other dancers. 





  • Tourists are not longer required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF). However, a simplified PLF remains in operation, the completion of which is OPTIONAL, for the sole purpose of enabling the traveller / family to issue an EU Certificate of negative or positive COVID-19 test result.  For more information, please click here.

Prior to departure, all travelers must ensure that they carry an acceptable form of certification of their health condition.

Travellers arriving from Australia, Canada and the United States of America are permitted to enter Greece under the condition that they display one of the following:
  • Vaccination certificate (for those who have completed vaccination for COVID-19 at least fourteen (14) days before arrival) valid for 9 months after the completion of the basic vaccination and without time limit for travellers who have received the booster dose. The vaccination certificate must include the full name of the traveller as registered in the passport, the type of vaccine given, the number of doses and inoculation dates, OR: 
  • Proof of recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection, issued 14 days after the day of the first positive COVID-19 test (PCR or Rapid Antigen test) and valid for 180 days thereafter, OR:
  •  Negative molecular test for COVID-19 (PCR) performed up to 72 hours before the scheduled arrival, or negative Rapid Antigen test performed up to 24 hours before the scheduled arrival.
 Travellers arriving in Greece from ALL other countries, regardless of their vaccination status or proof of recovery, are required to display a negative molecular test result (PCR) for Covid-19 performed up to 72 hours before the scheduled arrival or a negative Rapid Antigen test result for Covid-19 performed up to 24 hours before the scheduled arrival.
The tests for Covid 19 (PRC or Rapid) must originate either by a public authority in accordance with the relevant legislation or from reference laboratories of the country of origin or transit, public or private, provided that these private laboratories have been certified by the competent national certification authority of the country. The test result must be in English language and must include the full name of the passenger as registered in the passport.
The above obligations are mandatory for all travellers entering the country, including children over 5 years old.
Acceptable vaccines are of: Pfizer BioNtech, Moderna, Astra Zeneca / Oxford, Novavax, Johnson & Johnson / Janssen, Sinovac Biotech, Gamaleya (Sputnik), Cansino Biologics, Sinopharm among others.
All travellers arriving in Greece, regardless of the certificate in their possession, may be subject to random obligatory molecular test (PCR) or Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19. If you are selected, please note that testing is mandatory. In case of refusal, the authorities reserve the right to refuse entry into the country. The selection is made through a system of targeted sampling with the application of a health algorithm for the best epidemiological observation and shielding of the country, used since summer of 2020.
Citizens of third countries are strongly advised to choose direct flights to Greece. In any other case, travellers must comply with the requirements of the transit country. Passengers are allowed to enter the country through all international airports and all ports under the above conditions.
According to the above, travellers are also allowed to enter from land borders, through the entrance gates of Promachonas, Ormenios, Evzoni, Nymfaia, Exochis, Nikis, Doirani, Krystallopigi, Kipi, Kakavia, Kastania and Mavromatiou, on a 24h basis.
Through the Mertziani Entrance Gate entrance is allowed from 8.00 to 20.00.
Cruising and yachting is allowed. The entry of yachts in Greece, regardless of flag, coming from Turkey is only allowed into ports of Kavala, Mytilene, Chios, Vathy and Pythagoras of Samos, Myrina of Lemnos, Symi, Skala of Patmos, as well as the tourist ports of Kos and Rhodes.

For more information or to check that all of the above info is up to date, please visit https://travel.gov.gr/#/



Please continue to be proactive about your self-empowering health and self-care regimen. 

Please assume your own risk of being in a group setting. We will do everything in our power to keep our school and living spaces clean according to Greek Covid Protocol. 

By signing our ‘Mandatory Waiver Form’ on the school application, you agree to inform us of any health conditions or important medications. You assume full responsibility for your safety and all risks of participating in this training and while in our program. We are not responsible for any illness or injury that any student sustains while enrolled in the program.

We reserve the right to ask a student to leave the program without refund if in the case their behavior does not comply with the integrity of our school.