Croatia Yogic Alchemy Summer: 300-hr Yoga TTC with Doug Swenson

Croatia Yogic Alchemy Summer: 300-hr Yoga TTC with Doug Swenson


Počinje: Utorak 15:00 (29 Kolovoz)
Završava: Utorak 17:00 (29 Kolovoz)


Highest quality education, amazing island beauty, healthy food and lots of fun! TT300 is an evolution of Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Yin Yoga, Power Yoga and Restorative Yoga.

This training is a milestone for yoga teachers and deepening of yoga experience for yoga practitioners; An evolution of different yoga styles, practiced with grace, ease and intelligence. Our focus is also earth ecology and how to live a conscious, fully blossomed life.
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Your guide:
Doug Swenson, E-RYT-500, 40 years of experience
Published author, master yoga practitioner and sincere health advocate

Guest Teacher & Organizer
Lea Loncar, MS Psychology & Yoga, 25 years of experience
Published author, founder of Zenit yoga centre, Norway
Price: Starting from 4060 € all included:

- 20 days of in-depth yoga training TT300-hr RYT with Doug
Swenson and guest teacher Lea Loncar
- home study material and support prior to the training
- 20 days cosy accomodation & delicions vegan meals
- Excursion to a beautiful site
- Transportation at Vis island on arrival/departure day
- Help with logistics prior to arrival
A typical day:

07:00-09:30 Blissful morning practice
10:00 -11:00 Delicious vegan breakfast with local delights
11:30- 12:30 Insight theory classes
13:00-16:00 Study, Yoga-related leisure activities
16:00-18:30 Nurturing afternoon classes
19:00 – 20:00 Soulful vegan dinner
20:00-20:30 Sound meditation (3x a week)
22:00 – Quiet time/bed time
1 day will be excursion

Optional activities:

Visit to local villages
Divine massages
Sup yoga
Blue cave experience
Sun & swim
Nap in the forest
Program Format Includes:

Yogic Techniques, Teaching methods and Practice

Vinyasa / Ashtanga / Power / Yin & Restorative Yoga
Demonstration, Observation, Assisting & Instruction
Teaching Mixed Styles & Levels of Yoga Tradition
Designing Routines for All Levels
Developing / Flexible Mind & Body
Meditation (still, moving), visualization and relaxation
Enhanced Speaking - Tone & Wording Affects
Internal Cleansing & Body Detoxification

Subtle practice
Therapeutic Yoga; Designed for Specific Issues
Meditation, Deep Relaxation & Stress Management

Anatomy and physiology
​Anatomy of yoga postures
Avoid & Overcome Injury Plus Wrist Exercises
Subtle Anatomy; Inner Conscience & the Chakras

Ethics & business
External & Internal Tools for Success
Qualities of a Yoga Teacher & Ethics
Yoga as a Successful Business
Teaching Workshops & Intensives

Philosophy & sustainable ecology
Philosophy and background of Yoga
Sanskrit: Sacred Words
Patanjali's Yoga Sutras & The World Peace Diet
Karma Yoga
Body & Earth Ecology
Enhanced Yogic Diet: Prepare Tasty Vegan Foods

Special needs
Menstrual, Pregnancy, Menopause practice
Yoga for Seniors and Children
Weight Loss & Holistic Fitness
Cross Train with Yoga for success

Daily Outline of Course
This wonderful experience will be treasured throughout your life. In each daily routine we lace daily yoga instruction on a split shift, with optional - guided adventures in between sessions.

Venue & Accomodation:

Although a magnet for tourists, Croatian coast retains its calmness and has a soft pace. It is truly soulful, contemplative and inspirational place to visit, nectar for many artists and sport adventurers, as well as for nature lovers and yogis. It kept the spirit of Mediterranean as it once was, a dream place for wondering souls. Croatia is just 2h flight away from any city in Europe.

Vis island keeps winning awards for its most beautiful beaches in Europe (The Telegraph, Daily Mail and bloggers choice). Explore this magical island in your free time.

Our hosts are the artist family Karakas at their lovely and calm property “Estate under the Paintbrush”. Yoga Shala is part of the Estate under the Paintbrush. It is 800 m away from the sea, surrounded by lush vegetation, a magic oasis filled with harmony, beauty, and creativity. Breakfast/dinner is served at the Karakas's property too, whilst accommodation on their property is limited and some of the participants will be accommodated in nearby apartments with the equal lodging standard and price range.
Vis island has its own natural resources of drinking water that you can enjoy straight from the tap.


shared room** - You will share an apartment with 2-4 fellow students

single room*** - You will share an apartment with 2-4 fellow students (same gender) but will have your own private room.

single studio**** - You will have your own private studio (there is space for 2 people there in case you arrive with your couple).

Accommodation is simple and cozy, offering serene surroundings, beautiful gardens and toxic-free space for healing and nurture. Vis island has its own natural resources of drinking water that you can enjoy straight from the tap. Average temperature in September is 25°C with cooling nights.
About Teachers:

Doug Swenson
Beginning his study of yoga in 1963, Doug Swenson is a master yoga practitioner, philosopher, writer and dedicated health advocate. Over the last three decades, he has incorporated influences from several different yoga systems along with his passion for nutrition and the environment.
Doug has had the fortune of studying with many great teachers including Dr. Ernest Wood, K. Pattabhi Jois, Ramanand Patel, and many others.
Doug has incorporated influences from several different yoga systems along with his passion for nutrition and the environment to develop his unique approach. Over the years he has authored several books; "Yoga Helps", "The Diet That Loves You Most", "Power Yoga for Dummies" and "Mastering the Secrets of Yoga Flow" and coming soon “Pioneering Vinyasa Yoga”.
Doug is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT-500 with the Yoga Alliance) and travels extensively offering workshops, retreats and teacher training courses around the world. Don't miss the opportunity to study with one of the world’s top instructors. Doug's classes are always invigorating and inspirational and his supportive style of teaching and a keen sense of humor send his student’s home with a smile on their face and a softness within their heart.

Lea Loncar
is a dedicated yogini, with over 25 years experience in yoga. Her background is in various yoga styles and traditions (Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Integral, Sivananda and Therapeutic yoga), which she has studied in India, USA, and Europe with great teachers including Swami Satchidananda, Swami Ramananda, K.Pattabhi Jois and his family, and many others. Lea is also deeply inspired by Buddhist Vipassana meditation and is an advocate of the vegan culture. Her work and writings have inspired and motivated hundreds of people to change their lifestyle habits, and improve their health. Lea is the founder of a Scandinavian yoga center Zenit Yoga and an associate at the Institute for the Health in Split, Croatia. Besides yoga, her formal education is Master's in psychology from a Norwegian university, with work experience as a university lecturer and HR consultant for international companies.
Your trip plans:
Fly to Split, Croatia, 2h flights from any city in Europe!

About Split:
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, centered on the Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. Spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings, Split's greater area includes the neighboring seaside towns as well. An intraregional transport hub and popular tourist destination, the city is a link to numerous Adriatic islands and the Apennine peninsula.

Take a boat/ferry to Vis Island, from Split Port.
Boat lines from Split to Vis

It is lovely boatrip, enjoy the view from the boat deck! Once you arrive at Vis island, we will wait for you at Vis port and take you to Estate Under the Paintbrush :)

What to bring:
Swimwear, but also socks, jacket etc for cooling nights.

your own yoga mat
your own yoga props

Još događanja u Estate under the Paintbrush, Vis Island, Croatia

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