Terms & Conditions for Online Trainings, Retreats & Events 


On receiving your booking enquiry and deposit we will ask you to complete a background form. We will confirm your place on receipt of this background form. Payment in full is required one week prior to the start date of the course.



In the event, you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible in writing to julia@healthbalance.ie.

In the event we need to cancel, and we hope we will not need to, we will do so as soon as possible…and offer you a transfer place to a later Healthbalance programme or a full refund.


Refund Policy

  • 100% course fee refunded for cancellations 30 days or more prior to course.
  • 75% course fee refunded for cancellations 14 days prior to course.
  • No refund for cancellations made within 2 days of the course commencement date.

If you wish to gift your place, you are welcome to do so by arrangement.  Please contact julia@healthbalance.ie


Participant Numbers

Please note, a minimum number of participants are required for the course to be viable. If in the instance these numbers are not reached for your chosen course, we will contact you with alternative dates. If these dates are not possible for you, a full refund will be offered.

  • Short course in MSC and SMSC Short 6 Week MSC Training – 10 participants
  • 8 Week MSC Training – 8 participants
  • Retreats – 8 participants


Certification Qualification – (if applicable to your booking)

  • The “Short Course in MSC” and “Self-Compassion for Healthcare Communities” training programmes do not meet any prerequisites for the MSC Teacher Training programme. Nor do they meet the prerequisite to join the Healthbalance MSC Graduate programmes.
  • The 8 Week MSC programme qualifies as one of the prerequisites for the MSC Teacher Training.  A minimum of six sessions (of the eight) must be attended for certification of attendance.
  • The 5 Day MSC Silent retreat qualifies as one of the prerequisites for the MSC Teacher Training.



If you require assistance or have any concerns, please do contact us via email julia@healthbalance.ie or call +353 87 2505811.

Last updated – December 2021