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Mindfulness Retreat, Hvar Island

Cultivating awareness through the activities of yoga, meditation, artistic exploration and spending time in nature is the main aim of this week’s program. It´s learning to bring awareness to what you’re experiencing in the moment throught the senses, or whitnessing the state of mind via thoughts and emotions.
This will be possible not only through yoga and meditation, but through drawing landscapes or anything else in the wonderful nature of Hvar. Participants will also be able to develop their drawings into a mandala, a circular geometric pattern, which they may use to aid their everyday practice of mindfulness.


9 – 15 August 2020

Accommodation and Food:

You can choose single or double rooms in Suncokret Retreat, situated in the village of Dol, near Stari Grad. There is also a possibility to book a cottage for 3 to 4 persons. The food supports your yogic and meditation experience, it´s vegetarian and vegan, rich breakfast and dinner. During the excursions in the meantime, you can visit some of the local restaurants or buy fresh products at the local markets.

Yogateacher and Art Workshop Teacher:

Evening Lategano is the co-founder and program manager of this retreat founded 2004 in the village of Dol on Hvar Island. Her yogaclasses during the week will be gentle yoga sadhana, practice wich slowly awakens you from head to toe and brings awareness to body, mind, and breath. A vivacious ex-pat New Yorker, Evening is a residential yoga therapist, energy worker, and spiritual life coach and you can book her holistic services additionally.

Edina Husanovic leads afternoon Art & Nature Sessions wich focus on soaking up the restorative and inspiring nature of Hvar Island. In the four dedicated sessions, the artist invites the participants to engage in drawing. Edina is an artist, researcher and educator, with twenty years experience in teaching. She has also had twenty years practice in Buddhist Vipassana meditation as well as more than 5 years of yoga practice. Since graduating from her Fine Art degree in 2000 with First Class Hons, her interest in cultural politics and performance art led her to complete a PhD at the University of Reading in 2017 with a thesis about belly dance performances in various European geographies, along the route of the Orient Express.


€ 870.- 6 nights, private room in a shared cottage
€ 930.- 6 nights in a private room, en-suite bath
€ 900.- 6 nights in a private suite for two, price per person
€ 960.- 6 nights in a private cottage for two, price per person
€ 840.- 6 nights in a private cottage for 3 or 4​ persons, price per person

What is included?

– accommodation
– free transfer from the Stari Grad Port on the start date at 16.30 
– morning yoga sadhana
– 60-minute mindfulness meditation evening workshop
– two daily vegetarian meals during your program stay
– local tourist taxes

Additional offer:
– 60-minute One-to-One Art lesson: € 60.-
– a variety of treatments like bioenergy, reiki, tarot reading, starting at the price for 30 min € 30.-


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