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This weeklong yoga retreat offers a serene, protected space and quite time to delve deeper into ones inner world through yogic practice of asana, pranayama and meditation. Withdraw from the fast pace of everyday life and allow yourself to relax and find and develop inner strength and peace.
The retreat is hosted at a slightly secluded mansion situated in the Brsecine Bay, one of the most beautiful locations in Dubrovnik area. Gently elevated, in the tiny hamlet of Brsecine, the mansion is privileged to a breathtaking vista of the Adriatic and it’s islands. The mansion is composed of two buildings, placed in an enclosed natural sight of 3,600m2. One just a few steps above the other, both equally well appointed with all the bedrooms looking out into the sea. The garden, terraces and a pool area provide enough space for everyone to withdraw into a private space when needed (read more about the location and amenities under the accommodation tab). The nearest beach is a steep 10minute walk down (and later back up) from the villa. We offer drop offs and pickups from the nearest beaches for your convenience.
Limited to a maximum of 9 participants and guided by two experienced 500hrs RYT yoga teachers, this personalized yoga retreat is created with attention to detail and a highly individualized approach.
With a daily program designed to relax and rejuvenate, while also enjoying the beauty and heritage of Dubrovnik Old Town and it’s surrounding areas.
The focus of this retreat is to encourage withdrawal into and the exploration of the inner Self through the practice of yoga asana, pranayama, meditation and discussions on the philosophical pillars of a complete yoga practice.
Mornings are started with a guided meditation and pranayama practice followed by a led asana class based on the dynamic and invigorating Ashtanga primary series (practiced up to navasana), suitable for beginners too. Two mornings are dedicated to workshops with a more in-depth exploration of different aspects of asana practice focusing on alignment, anatomy and other principles to support one's physical asana practice.
The afternoon yoga asana sessions are more relaxed, calming and restorative classes based on a variety of yoga styles. The calm summer evenings are filled with meditation, philosophy talks and silent walks. We explore different tools that allow yoga (union) to enrich every aspect of your life. Guided by Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga the retreat allows each participant to develop strength, comfort and the ability to pay attention and be present in one's life and practice.
A small group and highly individual approach are important aspects of this yoga retreat. The support of two experienced teachers allows you to devote time to build steadiness, lightness, and integrity in your asana practice.
Participants are encouraged to participate in as much of the program as possible, while everyone is expected to be present during the morning sessions.
On this tour, one can discover Dubrovnik’s millennial history that makes it a European cultural center. History is alive in every part of it – Dubrovnik is a museum city and at the same time a live stage, it represents a perfect cross between the past and the present. Every nook and cranny of this Pearl of the Adriatic, as it is known, hides a treasure. Dubrovnik is surrounded by 1940 meters of unique medieval ramparts preserved in their original form and open to visitors as the city’s flagship attraction.
On this trip, we will explore the beautiful countryside of Konavle. A drive through the lush fields and orderly vineyards where the mountains have taken half a step back, providing a dramatic backdrop to the fertile agricultural region. It's best known for Malvasija, an endemic grape producing a very pleasant white wine.
The retreat is hosted at a mansion situated in the Brsecine Bay, one of the most beautiful locations in Dubrovnik area. Gently elevated, in the tiny hamlet of Brsecine, the villa is privileged to a breathtaking panorama across the glistening Adriatic to the imposing Elafiti Islands. House, pool and terraces are perfectly situated to soak up the extraordinary vista.
A nutritious and healthy diet is an important aspect of this retreat, thus you will have a carefully planned and prepared, wholesome, fresh, and balanced menu from local products with a lot of dedication and love. Breakfast is a flavorful, healthy buffet of grains, nuts, fruits, local cheese, homemade breads and other delights. Dinners are set meals designed to support ones overall wellbeing. Throughout the day you will have access to fruits, tea, coffee, fresh drinking water and healthy snacks.
Please book your flights to arrive at Dubrovnik (Cilipi) Airport (DBV).