Group continuity and connection are important and make a huge difference to what you as a participant will gain from the retreat. For this reason our retreats are designed as residential retreats. We ask that you stay at the retreat venue and do everything we can to support this to work for you.

All retreats are held in Sydney at Peter Canisius House, 102 Mona Vale Road, Pymble –  about 30 minutes from the CBD by public transport and 30 minutes by car from Sydney Airport. For directions, please click here.

Accommodation at Peter Canisius House is onsite in double or shared rooms (limited unshared rooms are available), with a shared bathroom a couple of doors away at the most. All bedrooms are clean and comfortable and contain a sink with hot and cold water.

Booking your room is part of your registration process ($650 per person for shared rooming and meals will be added to your training fee). Already participating in the Full Embodying NVC Program? Your next Retreat’s accommodation is automatically booked. However you will need to register your preferences, and can do so now, by clicking here. If you will be deferring your attendance, we ask you to advise this in writing at least 4 weeks away from the retreat date.


All Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners and teas at Peter Canisius House are included in your accommodation booking price. They are cooked on site by qualified chefs, and all dietary requirements are catered for, given sufficient notice in advance.

pch-retreat-venueBreakfast : Self-serve juice, fresh fruit, cereal, eggs, toast, spreads, tea and coffee.
Lunch and Dinner : 2-course meals, buffet-style, depending on the season; likely to include a soup, chicken/beef/pork/lamb, rice, vegetables, salads, bread and a fresh fruit platter/cheese and biscuits or dessert.
Morning and Afternoon Teas consist of fresh fruit and vegetable crudites and crackers.


If we can help in any way regarding your travel and accommodation arrangements please do not hesitate to ask. Please remember to factor into your travel plans Daylight Savings at certain times of year.