The daily schedule in Stari Grad, Hvar island, follows the routine of many ashrams in India with regard to yoga classes, timings and other activities. There is approximately 105 minutes of yoga in the morning and 75 minutes in the afternoon /evening. Those almost always include asana, pranayama, and meditation, with some exceptions. The schedule is optional, but strongly recommended in order to gain the greatest benefits.
|07:00-08:45 am||asanas, pranayama and meditation|
|11:00-03:00 pm||free time and workshops|
|04:30-05:30 pm||asanas, pranayama, yoga nidra|
|06:00-07:00 pm||dinner (option)|
Our yoga program is suitable for beginners, as well as for more advanced and experienced yoga practitioners. The instructor may demonstrate variations of asanas to accommodate each level of practice, so that everyone can benefit from the class.
There are 4, 8, 11 and 15-day packages. Thursday is a free day without any activities, but brunch, snack and dinner (optional) are included. It is also the first day of each week`s program, with a short evening orientation for the following week.
There are also optional bicycle tours to the neighboring towns, boat trips to remote beaches and hikes, subject to interest. The free bikes are provided for longer staying participants (more than 2 weeks).
The library with a collection of spiritual, transpersonal and yoga literature is available and open from 11-11:30 am.
We strongly recommend that there is no smoking or use of alcohol during the program. There is absolutely no smoking or alcohol use during vacation activities on premises.
All workshops last between 60-90 minutes and are usually from 12.00-1.30pm. They are mostly free of charge.
SUMMER 2017 WEEKLY PROGRAM SCHEDULE
|Month / Day||Type|
|6/29- 7/06||Hatha/Yin yoga; meditation|
|7/06 – 7/10
||Hatha/Yin yoga; meditation|
|7/16 – 7/20
||Hatha/Yin yoga; meditation|
|7/20 – 7/27||Refresh and Rejuvenate with Yoga and Ayurveda*|
|7/27 – 8/03||Tantra/Shakta yoga; yoga psychology|
|8/03 – 8/10||Hatha/Yin yoga; meditation|
|8/10 – 8/17||Shakti Goddess/Hatha yoga; pranayama|
|8/17 – 8/24||Eclectic/Vinyasa yoga|
|8/24 – 8/31||Authentic Indian Hatha yoga|
The meals are lacto-vegetarian or vegan and that is what we recommend if you want to get the full benefit of your stay here. There is optional fish or seafood on Fridays. The daily menu consists of: brunch at 10:00-11:00 am, and two snacks at your optional time (e.g., 3:00 – 3:30 pm) and optional dinner. The brunch consists of breakfast items with our popular fruit salad, green or other salads, breads, cooked vegetables, grains, pasta, or similar. Dinner is self-service, with available snack food, fruit and tea. Also, there are several good restaurants that serve vegetarian/vegan food close to the center.
Meals are always accompanied with fresh fruit or vegetable juices or tea lemonade. The food is a mixture of Indian, Macrobiotic, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan vegetarian cuisine. There is a tea and snack area available at any time. Fresh herbs can be picked from the garden and used for the tea.
Participants stay in private rooms with double occupancy and shared bathroom. All the rooms are similar and in the same part of town. A single-room occupancy for 10€ extra/day is also available. Single room occupancy or any discounts are based upon availability. It is also possible to book a suite (a room with bathroom enclosed).
The price of the yoga vacation package includes: food, accommodation, yoga instruction (total of 3 hours daily), tourist tax and transfer from/to the Stari Grad port. The prices are based on 3, 7, 10 and 14 nights (4, 8, 11 and 15 days) packages. It is also possible to stay any number of days.
In addition to this, there are several discounts (maximum discount not to exceed 10%):
– 10% discount for early payment if 1/3 of the payment is made 75 days before the start of the program
– 7% discount for programs that start in June and September
– 10% discount for licensed yoga instructors
– 10% discount for those who participated in the program before, with minimum two weeks stay.
We encourage families to come for yoga or just to accompany the practitioner. There is a 50% discount for children 3-12 years of age and it is free for children under 3 (crib available).
In order to reserve your space, please pay €100 for the packages that are 7 nights or less, or €150 for those with a longer stay. A full ammount to be paid 10 days before the start of the program. Please inquire about more options
The following prices are for the period between June 30th to September 1st 2017. Please note that Ayurveda* week is slightly different, check more on the seminar page for in depth explanation of the program and price difference.
|number of nights||whole package||no meals||3 in room|
| 3 nights
The space is limited. Timely reservation is recommended.
Organizer reserves the right to change prices or other terms without prior notification.