6 Days Mindful Change - Awareness, Meditation & Yoga in Mediterranean Croatia

  • location Sub-Art Yoga c/o Casa Deković, Varoš 18, 22202 Ražanj, Croatia

6 Days Mindful Change - Awareness, Meditation & Yoga in Mediterranean Croatia

Renewing Yoga Retreat Croatia

Enjoy six days of deep healing, self-(re)discovery and celebration of your true self. Here is an unusual and personal way to delve into essentials of life and Yoga, leaving behind tradition and styles, teachings and form. Listening from within and following with feeling, to discover the amazing joy of yourself with an unique and personal practice.

6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English; Croatian; English; German;
The maximum participants in the group is 10


  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Morning sunrise meditation
  • Amazing walking meditation
  • Time to explore the surroundings
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Free WiFi

Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Vinyasa Yoga
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To become who we really are, we first have to let go of who we are not. Only then we can obtain the wise and mighty power of life that is our birthright. It takes courage. It is a process and it starts within your body. Use this yoga journey as a break from the usual and see it as a chance to get closer to yourself again.

If we look deep into ourselves we start to understand how the opposite parts within us can be brought together. This way we can achieve a feeling of wholeness and balance. The daily yoga-program will consist of meditation, pranayama, chanting and practicing asanas.


We will target points in our bodies that we are used to holding on to, like tense spots which potentially stop our charisma and wisdom. Through the daily praxis of yoga, you will make room in your body and mind. Toxic stuff will be cut out leaving space for the new. We'll go into those rooms and fill them with energy and presence. While discovering our roots as well as ourselves we will find our connection to life.

You will be in a very safe and beautiful environment, in a magic place with a calm Yoga room, a small and intimate group of yogis. Breath, movement, Yoga, meditation and reconnecting with your true nature. It is the most beautiful way to gain energy and learn who you truly are.

This retreat will help you to feel yourself more, to get more flexible and will grow your stability. But most of all it will let you experience yourself as a fountain of love and wisdom. Come and dive into a transformative journey!


Day 1 - Arrival day

  • 17:00 - 18:30 Welcome and introduction / Your first yoga class “Arrive and release”

Day 2, 3, 5

  • 08:30 - 10:30 “Wake up & shine” - Morning practice (Meditation, Vinyasa flow, free movement)
  • 12:00 Free Time, Relax, 1x1 Session (optional)
  • 17:00 - 19:30 “Slow down & nourish yourself”, evening practice (restorative Yoga, unfolding your inner body, Yin Yoga, meditation)

Day 3

  • 06:00 - 07:00 Mindful walking meditation to the chapel, calligraphy Yoga (similar to Tai Chi)
  • 08:00 - 09:00 Morning practice (Vinyasa flow)
  • 17:00 - 19:30 “Slow down & nourish yourself” Evening practice (Restorative, unfolding your inner body, Yin, meditation)

Day 6 - Departure day

  • 08:30 - 10:30 “Charge your batteries” Enjoy your beautiful self!
  • Farewell and departure

Please note

The above schedule is only a sample. Please keep in mind that some of the activities will require more time. This way the schedule might be adapted accordingly.

What is included

  • Yoga instructor
  • Yoga practices
  • Meditative walk to the chapell "Punta Planka"
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Tourist tax
  • Wi-Fi

What is not included

  • Boat & city trips
  • Trip to National Park “Krka” (Waterfalls)
  • SUP Equipment (rental)
  • Brunch, Dinner
  • Airport transfer

Additional Details


  • Check-in Time: 14:00
  • Check-out Time: 12:00


  •  Air-conditioned public areas
  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Barbeque facilities
  •  Garden
  •  Kitchen
  •  Terrace
  •  Yoga deck
  •  Yoga shala
  •  Yoga studio
  •  Currency exchange
  •  Free parking
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Laundry
  •  Meeting room
  •  Parking lot
  •  Tour assistance
  •  Wireless internet

Sub-Art Yoga offers accommodation for up to 10 people. The air-conditioned apartments have separate entrances. There is a parking lot behind the house. Each apartment has a terrace or balcony with a sea view and is equipped with a bathroom and kitchen.

In the backyard in front of our in-house Yoga Shala is a garden. There is also a barbecue facility in the backyard for our guests.


Included excursions

During this retreat, you will walk to Cape Punta Planka with its 13th century built chapel of Sveti Ivan. The cape is well-known for its spectacular sunrises and a common destination for groups to experience a very special morning meditation.


Retreat location

Ražanj is a small Dalmatian fishing village situated between Split and Šibenik in Croatia. The surroundings are dominated by olive groves, pine tree forests, picturesque bays, and of course the Mediterranean Sea with its pristine crystal clear waters. Because of its quiet and beautiful unspoiled landscape, Ražanj is the ideal spot for all kinds of yoga retreats as well as a family holiday.

The Mediterranean climate with loads of sun and hardly any rainfall guarantees a relaxing time by the sea. Because of its isolated location mass tourism never reached here. Thus, Razanj was able to preserve its quiet dalmatian village ambiance. In the center of the village, you find a supermarket with bakery, a restaurant, and two cafés along with an information stand right beside a small market that offers fruits, vegetables, and freshly caught fish.

Ražanj is also a diving and snorkeling paradise. In close vicinity to the village on Cap, Punta Planka is the 13th century built the chapel of Sveti Ivan. From Mover Hill with its remnants of a medieval fortress, you have a breathtaking view of the village, the surroundings, and adjacent islets.


  • International Airport Split (SPU) - 30 minute drive

Things to Do


Sub-Art Yoga offers wellness (massages and physiotherapy) during the retreats. Times can be arranged individually with the therapist and fitted into the daily schedule of yoga and other activities.

Boat tour

During your free time, you can enjoy a boat tour, with prices depending on the route. The boat trip is a panoramic cruise with stops at neighboring destinations of interest and beautiful islands. You will visit 2300-year-old Trogir, which was founded by the ancient Greeks and later under the rule of Rome and Venice. In 1997, the complete old town of Trogir was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list. Next is Mulo lighthouse at the entrance to Rogoznica Archipelago. One of the oldest active red lanterns of its kind, It was built by the Austro-Hungarian navy in 1873. On the way there, it is not uncommon to meet dolphins.

Day trip to Krka Waterfalls

Sub-Art Yoga can also organize a day trip to National Park Krka Waterfalls, if you are interested, hiking trips are possible as well.

SUP (Stand-Up-Paddling)

Stand-Up-Paddling lessons including equipment rental.


We offer two options for you. You can either book brunch and dinner for an additional charge or self-cater for yourself.

Option I

We cooperate with restaurants in the village center (3min walk from the house). Available for brunch are: Fresh fruit salad, porridge, fresh rolls, full-grain bread, pancakes, local puff pastry w/ cheese or spinach, tomato-mozzarella salad, feta, musli, yogurt, cream cheese, cheese, eggs, milk, fresh juices, tea and coffee


For dinner, the restaurants offer many specialties of the Croatian and especially the dalmatian cuisine. The focus is on the use of local produce. Excellent dishes are offered for vegetarians, vegans as well as for fish and meat connoisseurs.

You can reserve brunch and/or dinner for € 15.00 each per person and day. On request, the menu could be done to order.

Here the available dietary options: Ovo-Lacto-Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Organic, Pescetarian, Seafoodian, Fruitarian. If you have special dietary requirements please let us know when making your reservation.

Option II

For self-catering, each apartment is equipped with a full-size kitchen incl. coffee machine, stove, fridge, dishes, etc. A new supermarket (Studenac) with bakery and two cafés are situated in the close village center (3min walk from the house)

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The following meals are included:
  • Drinks
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Other dietary requirements on request
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
The following drinks are included:
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Water

Meet The Instructors

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Elena Kolbasina

Elena has more than 10 years of experience in yoga. She teaches yoga since five years in German and English language. Education: 2015 - 200h Instructors training, Vishnu's Vibes Düsseldorf / Germany, w/ Lance Schuler, Philipp Lemke, Ralf Skuban, Beate Mayer 2017 - 300h Instructorstraining in India w/ Simon Olivier-Borg, Synegy Yoga 2017 - 21h Mindfullness-meditation-yoga seminar w/ Philip Lemke, Inside Yoga 2018 - 45h Instructors training w/ Angela Farmer and Viktor van Kooten in Greece 2018 - 7 Days Yogic intence w/ Simon Olivier Borg 2018 - 21h Tantra yoga w/ Philipp Lemke, Inside

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Location Sub-Art Yoga c/o Casa Deković, Varoš 18, 22202 Ražanj, Croatia

Recommended Airports

  • Split Airport: Transfer available for additional € 25 per person
  • Zadar Airport: Transfer available for additional € 50 per person

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Split (SPU) or Zadar (ZAD) airports. Private airport transfer is possible for an additional charge. The organizer Sub-Art Yoga happily assists to organize a transfer through public transport as well or help you to rent a vehicle for your time there.

Airport: Split Airport Airport transfer available: Split Airport (€ 25 per person)Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Airport: Zadar Airport Airport transfer available: Zadar Airport (€ 50 per person)Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

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Booking And Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 42 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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