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Travel agency Eko Explorations d.o.o.
Petrinjska 51, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
+385 95 880 1807
HR-AB-01-081064291

ASHTANGA YOGA RETREAT WITH IRENA BARTOLEC, BRAC ISLAND

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After a very successful retreat on the Istrian Peninsula, we are thrilled to have Irena Bartolec back with us in Croatia for another amazing retreat, this time on Brac Island! As a KPJAYI authorised teacher Irena prepared an unwinding program of Mysore style ashtanga yoga that will take place in a small village by the sea overlooking the mainland and the mountains.

The lovely island of Brac will enchant you with its beautiful beaches, incredibly clear sea and relaxing Mediterranean atmosphere. The island was blessed with an abundance of sunshine and the kind of nature where the sound of crickets, smell of pine trees and view of olive groves work together to create a magical experience. It's an ideal place to rest, breathe and meditate.

We will spend a luxurious week practicing Ashtanga yoga every morning, relaxing on the beach and eating healthy vegetarian food prepared by our personal chef. We will be accommodated in two beautiful luxury villas with pool, situated by the sea.

After daily morning Mysore practice there will be time to relax or explore the surroundings, swim in crystal clear Adriatic Sea, visit the most famous Croatian beach Golden Cape, explore rustic villages and try the famous local olive oil, wine and fresh produce. For adventurous spirits we have prepared some more activities like a hike up to Mt Vidova Gora from where you can admire the stunning view over the Dalmatian Islands, exploration of nearby islands, sea kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding, cycling and many more.

Limited spaces are available so be sure to contact us as soon as possible to reserve your spot!

 

VENUE

Our two luxury beachfront villas next to each other are situated in peaceful Mirca, close to Supetar, central town of Brac island, Croatia. Exclusively designed, surrounded with sea view terraces and large eco gardens, they are a place of true well-being! 

Interiors are decorated with design furniture. Each room has its own bathroom and most rooms have 2 separate beds that can be joined together for couples. Each villa has a kitchen that is available for guests to use, plus there in one professionally equipped and separate kitchen for our retreat cook. Yoga practice will take place on the covered terrace overlooking the sea or in one of the villas depending on the days.

Villas are surrounded with gardens and lawns and have direct access to a petty pebble beach. The path leading from one villa to the other passes between a small vineyard and a garden featuring organic fruits, vegetables and a variety of Mediterranean herbs. 

Amenities: every day cleaning service, pool maintenance and concierge on call,  24m2 heated infinity pool, 28m2 heated pool, sea view sundeck with sun loungers, WiFi, SAT TV, air conditioning in every room, laundry machine, billiard table, ping pong table, fitness room, private parking places, wood fireplace, snorkeling gear, towels, toiletries, hairdryers, minibar with wine selection

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09.05.-16.05.2020.

8
days

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Daily morning ashtanga yoga Mysore classes

  • Special classes for beginners

  • Daily pranayama and meditation classes

  • 2  afternoon Restorative Yoga classes

  • Walking meditation

  • Healthy vegetarian food

  • Some time alone to reflect and relax

  • Some time together to connect and explore Brac and surrounding islands

PRICES PER PERSON

Early bird prices:

Triple room 790 €

Double room 890 €

Single room 1290 €

 

Triple room 910 €

Double room 1020 €

Single room 1480 €

Yoga program (payment on spot): 200 € pp

INCLUDED

  • Yoga program

  • 7 nights’ villa accommodation

  • Halfboard meals (big breakfast and dinner)

  • Round trip transfer Supetar port-villa

  • Use of yoga equipment

  • Local taxes

  • Basic insurance

 

NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Airfare

  • Airport transfer and ferry tickets (we will provide detailed instructions and you can always contact us for assistance)

  • Optional trips and activities (sightseeing, boat trips. wine and olive oil tasting, hiking, cycling, kayaking, etc.)

  • Optional lunches

  • Travel insurance

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE

 

9th May​​

  • Arriving and checking in

  • Dinner

  • Gathering / Meditation


10-15 May

  • 7:00 Meditation / Pranayama

  • 7:30 - 10:00 Mysore Practice

  • 10:30 Breakfast

  • 5:00 pm (Sunday/ Tuesday / Thursday) Restorative Yoga / Walking Meditation

  • 6:30 pm Dinner

  • 7:30 pm Evening meditation


16th May

  • 8:00 Meditation / Gathering

  • 09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast

  • 10:00 Check out

USEFUL INFO

  • Closest airport: Split

  • Ferry Split port-Supetar town on Brac Island: 50 minutes (www.jadrolinija.hr)

ABOUT IRENA

Irena Bartolec is an Authorised KPJAYI yoga teacher and head of the Ashtanga Yoga Mysore Program at The Seminyak Yoga Shala in Bali, Indonesia.

Irena has 15 years of extensive teaching and work experience in the field of yoga.  In 2004 Irena opened Yoga studio in her hometown of Zagreb, Croatia.  She operated and taught at her studio for 10 years, establishing a traditional Ashtanga and vinyasa program in a rapidly growing yoga community.

In 2014 Irena received her Authorisation to teach from The KPJAYI Institute in Mysore, India.

Irena Bartolec has had the opportunity to learn from traditional teachers and masters from all over the world.  She has studied with Sri. K. Patthabi Jois, Sharat R. Jois, Rolf Naujokat, Richard Freeman, Lino Miele and many others.  Their great wealth of knowledge and generosity educated Irena in various yogic styles and philosophies.

Irena also has experience teaching Kinesiology, Prenatal and Postnatal yoga, Restorative and Vinyasa yoga, Pilates and various wellbeing programs.  Her teaching philosophy aims to balance strength with alignment for students to arrive at an open yet firm and grounded yoga practice.

Irena Bartolec lives in Bali with her daughter, and she is the creator and director at Ashtanga Yoga Mama (ashtangayogamama.com).  She holds and organises annual retreats and workshops in Bali and Europe.

For more info about the amazing 2019 retreat with Irena on the Istrian Peninsula click HERE

RETREAT ON THE ISTRIAN PENINSULA WITH IRENA, June 2019 - Yoga Practice

RETREAT ON THE ISTRIAN PENINSULA WITH IRENA, June 2019 - Day trips