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Yoga Retreat on Lopud Island near Dubrovnik

retreats in croatia 2023

Lopud Island is the smallest of all Elaphiti Islands with a rich history and outstanding natural beauty. It is easily accessible by boat (1 hour ride from Dubrovnik port). The main attraction of Lopud is that no cars are allowed so there is no traffic and pollution. There are many well maintained cycling, walking and trekking paths on the island offering guests an ideal location for an active vacation.

Date:

9 – 15 September 2023

Accommodation and Food:

The yoga venue is an over 400 year old stone villa,  located in an elevated position in a quiet area of the old Lopud close to the Monastery and the Rector’s palace. It offers panoramic views over the sea and the mountains and it’s about 2 to 3 minutes walk from the sea front. The villa offers 7 bedrooms & 7 bathrooms, heated pool, sauna, terrace, outdoor shower and an outdoor kitchen and eating area. The bedrooms are located over three floors. On the ground floor there is a fully equipped summer kitchen with lounge and dining area. Shaded patio on the top floor and the pool  terrace on the ground floor are equipped with sun loungers, barbecue area and outside eating area under a shaded pergola.
Yoga teks place under a shaded covering by the pool.
Private chef prepares healthy delicious vegetarian food from local ingredients. You can enjoy daily brunch and dinner, except one evening when you can dine out.

There will be plenty of time to rest and explore and you are welcome to do as much or as little as you want. The sea is only a few minutes from the villa, so if you want you can take plenty of daily dips in the sea, chill by the pool, go exploring on a kayak or have fun on a pedal boat. There is also a lovely hike around the island and a beautiful sunset hike up to an old fort which has spectacular views. There are also many other beautiful islands nearby, so we will have the opportunity to do a day trip
to one of these.

Yoga Teacher:

Becky Miller started practicing yoga in 2003 when she was 21 years old and the practice soon became a huge part of her life and wellness. Becky completed her first Teacher training in 2009 at the Byron Yoga Centre in Australia. After that Becky continued to travel the world practicing and studying with various teachers  around the world.  Over the years she has gained over 1000 hours of teacher training in  Hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yin yoga, Restorative yoga and yoga for kids. Over the years Becky’s practice and teaching of yoga has transformed and shifted organically. Over the last couple of years Becky spent time living, studying and teaching in the beautiful North Goa India, where she was able to immerse herself in to the lifestyle and culture of life out there. Becky believes that yoga is a life long journey and she continues to study and read and practice and seek out new teachers to further her knowledge for herself and as a teacher. Becky is currently doing a Woman’s Wellness Teacher training course with Birth Light and will be going on to specialise in yoga and wellness for woman in every part of their cycle.

During the retreat there will be a a rich yoga program for you to unwind and dive deep into the peaceful island atmosphere. Becky is teaching a wide range of styles including hatha, embodied flow, yin, restorative, sacred dance, meditation and more.

Price:

€1400.- per person in a doule room

Single room – price upon request.

Included:

– 6 nights’ accommodation in the villa
– daily morning and afternoon or evening yoga with Wilf & Becky
– all yoga equipment
– plant based healthy big Brunch and dinner every day made by our
private chef (excluding one evening out)
– tea, coffee, water, juice available all day
– round trip ferry transfer Dubrovnik-Lopud and Lopud-Dubrovnik

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