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Maya Yoga House invites you to a wellness yoga retreat in the middle of beautiful Croatian countryside. You can also experience Agnihotra fire ceremony, which adds a beautiful and peaceful energy in the house. Agnihotra (Agni means fire, hotra means healing) is an ancient fire ritual from India described in the Veda. It is not linked to any religion, it is purely a practise, an energy ritual that provides healing results. The yoga studio is a warm and welcoming space with lots of daily light. This retreat has been designed as unique fusion of experiences that will make you feel relaxed, healed, connected with nature, and tuned into your inner self. Families, couples, solo travelers, and friends who would like to combine their love of yoga, organic food, and a wellness holiday are welcomed!
Throughout your stay you will be accommodated at Maya Yoga House's beautiful small villa with three rooms. Maya Yoga House is located 45 kilometers northwest from capital city of Croatia, Zagreb and in the heart of Croatian famous hills of Zagorje. The house is situated on a small hill at an altitude of 160 meters surrounded by garden with organic fruit and vegetables. It offers glorious views of the famous Zagorje hills, forests, wild flowers, and green valleys.
Surrounded by amazing nature, organic garden, birds singing sounds, beautiful views of the hills, forests, wild flowers and green valleys, for sure you will feel very relaxed here. There is a big kitchen, if you want to cook yourself a meal with our food from organic garden you are very welcome to do that. There is a laundry room available for you to use and barbecue with a big table in the garden.
Maya Yoga House wants you to feel completely relaxed, please fell free to adjust and organize your daily schedule how ever it suits you. If you wish to follow daily itinerary please feel free to do that, otherwise if you wish to do your own activities or just relax in a beautiful nature surroundings just do that. Maya Yoga House is here to accommodate you, to offer you beautiful fresh organic food directly from the garden, and to make you feel completely relaxed, rejuvenated, happy, and peaceful.
Agnihotra is an Ayurveda fire meditation. It’s done precisely at sunrise and sunset. This heals the atmosphere and has been scientifically proven to reverse pollution. Agnihotra also heals people, animals and plants. Agni is a Sanskrit word that means fire and Hotra means healing.
Maja has been practicing yoga for 18 years. She lives it everyday. Bewitched by the practice, she made her first trip to India in 2011, where she felt immediately at home and happy. Every year, she spends six months in India, luckily finding amazing teachers to learn different yoga styles from. She is grateful to all of them for helping her. Besides finishing her 200-hour certificate in India, she has also finished her 500-hour teacher training in London, England. She also has a certificate in hotel and tourism management, and speaks German, English, Italian, Slovenian, and Croatian.
This retreat will take place in the heart of Croatian famous hills of Zagorje, Tuhelj, Croatia. People call it fairy tale at hand, green world, or romantic heart of Croatia.
It is a center of health tourism in Croatia, with preserved nature rich in birds, wild animals, and clean air. There are numerous hot water springs and spa resorts.
It's also extraordinarily rich in history, cultural heritage, castles, museums, and prehistorical findings. Local available organic food is used in traditional cuisine and many rural households offer the fine local food and wine.
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Maya Yoga House aims to provide you with fresh organic fruit and vegetables grown in their garden. You are very welcomed to try numerous kinds of home made jams, bread, juices, cakes. If you like something special just go to the garden, pick it up, prepare it for yourself in a big kitchen, or let us do it for you. You will receive an organic breakfast and a dinner daily.
Included in this retreat is daily free entry in the biggest wellness, spa, and sport center in Croatia and it is just five minutes drive from Maya Yoga House. There are numerous other wellness and spa resorts nearby for you to explore.
Please book your flight to arrive at Zagreb International Airport (ZAG).
From the Zagreb International Airport (ZAG), you can reach the retreat location by rental taxi.