Our volunteers and collaborators are multifaceted, experienced and knowledgeable in the fields of yoga asanas, pranayama, meditation, tai chi, yoga therapy, ayurveda, and so on.
Nidžara Horozović (London UK, Croatia and Bosnia)
Studying Ayurveda and Yoga all over the world Nidzara got her qualifications via Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Alliance in Bahamas and Austria. She has advanced qualifications in Chakra Course (Kundalini), Kriya and Prana Vidya.
Nidžara is a qualified Ayurveda therapist and Ayurveda lifestyle and diet practitioner. Her teachers were Dr. Deepa Apte and Dr. Vlasant Lad.
In addition to complete immersion in Yoga and Ayurveda’s various practices Nidzara has practiced classical Hindustani vocals for over three years at Bhavan London, singing if done consciously can help greatly with clearing your nadis/meridians. Also singing is very liberating and fun. She is also a very active member of the global lightworkers’ various organisations whose mission is to bring more light to planet Earth and feel more connected to Gaia and her abundance and love.
Danica Barbulj (Serbia)
Initially an engineer and economist, classical ballet and jazz ballet dancer and children instructor, she made a life transition towards yoga in 1992. Some years later, she received her yoga certification from Swami Shree Vidyanand (Dragan Lončar) and Vidya yoga school, accredited by Yoga Alliance (Europe, USA). She is a life-long student of esoteric and holistic approach to well-being, nature and nutrition, yoga and Ayurveda. Her motto is that everything happens to us with a reason and in the right time, if we just open our hearts and live in the present moment.
Elana de Veaux (Australia)
Elana de Veaux is a senior teacher and director of Shakti Yoga Studio, Byron Bay, Australia. She has a Master’s degree in Cultural Psychology, and diplomas in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Counselling and BRETH; she is also a registered teacher with Australasian Yoga Institute and Certified Leader of Dances of Universal Peace.
Shakti Yoga as an integration of classical Yoga, Chi Gong, Breathwork, Voice, Dance and Meditation, with a strong emphasis on the creative, healing and therapeutic benefits. Her background in Dance brings a joyful and expressive quality to the practice of yoga, lifting the experience into the sublime. She now runs Trainings and Retreats in her studio in Byron Bay as well as internationally. She is passionate about connecting with Nature and Community, and practices yoga outdoors whenever possible. Classes are suitable for all levels of experience and will be energising and nourishing, moving towards Deep Relaxation practice to heal the nervous system and support healing.
Maja Tukal/Sridevi Radhika (Croatia)
Mirjana Dodig (Croatia)
Mirjana Dodig is a certified Zen yoga and Zazen meditation instructor. She completed two year studies with zen yoga master and head of Dharmaloka Buddhist community in Croatia, Žarko Andrejević. Mirjana brings with her almost 20 years of zen yoga teaching experience. Her teacher is a direct student of chan master Shifu Sheng-Yen. http://www.zenyoga.eu/vjezbanje/ucitelji.html
Basia Przygoda (Poland)
Basia Przygoda is Yoga Alliance RYT500, but also an art therapist and writer; she is extensively trained in Ashtanga, Sivananda and Iyengar yoga, but found her true calling in Kaula Tantra yoga lineage as taught by Bhagavan Shri Shanamukha and Ma Kristina Baird; she spends extended periods of time with her gurus at the Shri Kali ashram in Goa, India, and is grateful for all the wisdom and knowledge she received there.
Milica Zegarac (USA, Serbia, Croatia)
Milica is a Yoga Alliance RYT500 with over 600 teaching hours and several certifications. She is trained in classical Hatha and multi-style yoga at Yoga Vidya Gurukul and AYM in India and at Chicago Yoga Center (USA); certified by Yin Yoga Institute, lineage of Paulie Zink (USA); attended seminars and courses in Buddhist Zen yoga (Croatia), Tantra yoga (India), Thai yoga massage (USA), Iyengar yoga (India), Prana healing (USA). Doctoral student of transpersonal psychology at ITP/Sofia University (USA), specializing in somatic psychology, trauma and mood disorders.