YOGA RETREAT PLITVICE LAKES

YOGA & SOUND
RETREAT
PLITVICE LAKES

WITH MONIKA

Switch off your devices and fully recharge your batteries with movement, sound, and nature!
Escape the crowds and join us at the magical Ekodrom Estate near the Plitvice Lakes National Park
– because all we need is less!

DATES

25.09. — 29.09.2023 

MAXIMAL CAPACITY
14 people
SUITABLE FOR
all yoga levels
groups, singles, couples

PRICES

*Single Room  • 1,190 € per person
Shared Room • 990 € per person
Comfortable Sofa • 790 € per person
*Single Room booked for 2 people includes a king-size bed. In this case, the price is 20% less for each person. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Picturesque, eco-friendly estate in a secluded private location
Daily yoga classes  & meditation
Sound sessions & painting class
Visit to the Plitvice Lakes National Park
Forest bathing, stargazing, and deep relaxation
Hot tubs, saunas & massages

ACTIVITIES

Yoga and Sound retreat in Plitvice Lakes includes — Daily yoga inspired movement classes with Monika, guided meditation before breakfast, visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, creative painting class, evening sound immersion sessions and plenty of free time to enjoy outdoor hot tubs, sauna, massages, forest bathing, and stargazing around the bonfire.

OVERVIEW

Start and finish your day in a relaxing and peaceful eco-friendly estate nestled in a secluded, private location. Switch off your devices and enjoy the surrounding of quiet, wild nature.
Let Monika guide you into Yoga inspired movement with a focus on the 7 Primary Chakras. Rejuvenate with guided meditation and Sound & Vision sessions. With the support of sound vibration – crystal quartz bowls & live instruments, and projected moving visuals on the wall, the participant is taken on a creative self-discovery journey. Sound & Vision works with the energetic body with frequencies that date back 1000’s years. Our bodies are made up of 45-70% water, making sound and excellent conductors for moving energy and dissolving blockages.
Tap into your creative side with a painting class and enjoy free flow space which encourages you to break out of your comfort zone.
Visit the famous UNESCO Heritage site – Plitvice Lakes National Park – a string of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls extending into a limestone canyon.

PROGRAM

Discover day by day program of Yoga and Sound retreat in Plitvice Lakes.

Day 1 — ARRIVAL + OPENING CIRCLE

We’re picking you up in Zagreb and driving you to the Ekodrom Estate.

Once you settle in and refresh, we will meet for the introduction circle. Your hosts, Sasha & Monika will begin with group introductions and a guided meditation to ground ourselves as a group into the space. We will take a few moments to set our individual intentions for the week through a journal practice.

Afterward, our in-house chef Tea will serve a delicious dinner made with fresh local ingredients. The evening is open for stargazing and getting familiar with your surroundings for the next five days.

Day 2 — YOGA + SOUND + MASSAGE

Our morning starts with a guided meditation session led by Monika, followed by a healthy breakfast. After a short break, we continue with a Dynamic Movement class inspired by traditional Yoga asanas/postures. In this class, we will work on postures that open up the flow of energy in the Root and Sacral Chakras.

Lunch will be served around 12:00 after which you will have time for leisure activities. Explore the plumb organic farm, book an in-house massage or simply relax in a hammock, outdoor tub or sauna — your choice!

We meet again in the afternoon for dinner around 6pm followed by an outdoor sunset sound session. The sound session will continue with focusing on the Root and Sacral Chakras by incorporating specific notes which aid in the flow of energy in these areas.

Evening is reserved for relaxation, sauna and…deep sleep!

Day 3 — YOGA + PAINTING CLASS + SOUND & VISION

Our day starts with a guided meditation session, followed by a healthy breakfast. A dynamic Yoga class builds upon the sequence introduced on the first day and continues with moving through the primary chakra system with a focus on the Solar Plexus and Heart.

Delicious lunch is served followed by relaxation time. The afternoon painting workshop will invite you to tap into your creative side. You don’t need to worry about your artistic abilities – this is a free flow space which encourages you to break out of your comfort zone. Alina will provide all the materials and guide you through a creative painting session.

Afterward, we’ll share a delicious group dinner followed by a Sound & Vision session led by Monika. Sound and Vision is a sound immersion session incorporating projected visuals on the vaulted ceilings of the Ekorom Shala. Allow yourself to sink into the crystal bowl sound vibration of the Sacral and Heart Chakras.

Day 4 — YOGA + PLITVICE LAKES

You already know our morning rhythm – guided meditation, breakfast, and Yoga inspired movement – on this day we focus on the Throat and Third Eye chakras.

After that we’re heading off to Plitvice Lakes National Park – a string of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls extending into a limestone canyon. They are one of the most famous sites in Croatia and are listed on the UNESCO Heritage List.

Rich dinner will be served as soon as we arrive back home. We will finish the night under the stars with a fire gazing meditation and short sound immersion.

Day 5 — YOGA + DEPARTURE

On our final day, we will begin with a guided meditation and some free time for you to spend on the Ekrom grounds.

We will then gather in the shala for a final gentle movement class and sound meditation, reaching the final primary chakra – the Crown. We will then close the circle through a short journal practice and say our goodbyes.

Lunch will be served before departure so that our bellies and hearts are full!

LODGING

Ekodrom Estate is a perfect place to let go of worries and to be carefree. Set in an idyllic and supremely private location, you can stroll through beautiful plumb orchards and lush greenery.
The property consists of five houses that belonged to Grandmother Ljuba and today, they belong to her grandson Marko. One house used to be a barn and the other three were cattle stables. One house is new built. Marko and friends have renovated these traditional constructions into modern houses.
Each house has an outdoor private hot tub. Sauna and in-house massage are available as well. All houses at Ekodrom Estate has AC heating and a wood stove. Towels, a hairdryer, and all other amenities are provided in the Ekodrom.

FOOD

You will be delighted with three vegetarian meals per day prepared by our yogi’s chef Tea. Our motto is eat fresh, support local!
Vegan and gluten-free options are as well available. Coffee, tea, fruits, and snack will be available through the day.

LOCATION

You will find Ekodrom Estate, right between Zagreb and Adriatic coast. This is a perfect location to start discovering continental Croatia. Famous Plitvice Lakes National Park, surrounding hiking trails, river rafting, and mountain climbing make this area a favorite destination for an active vacation. The closest airports are Zagreb and Zadar, Croatia.

MEET OUR TEAM

…your teacher, your guide and in-house chef
yoga and sound retreat plitvice lakes
Certified Yoga Teacher 300 E-RYT • Hatha Yoga

MONIKA BEKOVICH

Monika is a E-300 RYT (Hatha/Restorative/Yin) with additional training and experience in the Art & Science of Meditation and Nada Yoga with Jivasu, MD. In February of 2022 Monika graduated from the Trauma of Transcendence & Sound Healing course facilitated by Phil Jacobs of Toronto Sound Therapy and Gabor Mate, MD which is the primary inspiration behind her recent work.

When it comes to facilitating classes and workshops, Monika's approach is creative, compassionate and educational. She encourages her students to use the tools of Yoga and Sound to enhance their personal development and individual, unique path.

Certificated Yoga Teacher E-RYT200 • Tour Guide & Host

SASHA DAKIC

She is a passionate yoga practitioner, experienced yoga teacher and tour guide. She was working several years for one of the world's biggest travel companies, leading tours in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia and her love for travel, tourism, yoga, and adventures made her found Fige Yoga Adventures®.
Sasha became a certified yoga teacher in 2018 by www.gaia-yoga.com school in Croatia. Her teaching style is Ashtanga Vinyasa, and she is skilled at demystifying complex concepts and making yoga feel accessible to beginners and teachers alike.
Dog lover, she enjoys spending time hiking, swimming and horseback riding.
YOGA RETREAT CROATIA
Mediterranean Vegan Fusion Chef

TEA DUKIC

Growing up in a family that loved to travel and explore new tastes, I was exposed to many different cousins during my childhood and that definitely sparked an interest in me which later developed into my passion and profession. My enchantment with exploring different cultures and cuisines continued growing during my studies in Switzerland. After graduating in International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management in Cesar Ritz University, I spent a few years working in a 5*star hotels around Europe and Asia where I continued to work, travel and educate myself on different foods and cuisines. My biggest passion was the connection between culture and food and how we can learn so much about the culture and history just from a plate of modest traditional food cooked at home.Upon returning to my home county I started the radio show "With Spoon around the world" and I spent the next 10 years running a kitchen in different vegan restaurants and hotels in Croatia.
My love and passion for food and cooking still grows each day and I am happy to be able to share it with the beautiful people that I cook for.

PRICES

Single Room  • 1,190 € per person
Shared Room • 990 € per person
Comfortable Sofa • 790 € per person
*Single room has king size bed and can be booked for 2 people. In this case, the price is 15% less. 

INCLUDING

5 days/4 nights in Ekodrom Estate

3 meals per day 

Daily Yoga classes

Daily guided meditation

Sound & Vision sessions

Painting workshop

Visiting Plitvice Lakes

Unlimited access to the hot tubs and sauna

Transfer to Plitvice Lakes

Group transfer from Zagreb and return

EXCLUDING

Entrance ticket to Plitvice Lakes

Travel insurance

RESERVATION POLICY

Your reservation is confirmed by payment of 200 euros to the GT Agency account. The remaining balance must be paid at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. 

For booking and payment coordinates, please go directly to the reservation section of the page.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The reservation price is 200€, and it is not refundable unless the GT Agency cancels the program, then the reservation amount is fully refunded back. The GTA is obliged to inform the participants about any regular cancellations no later than 14 days before starting the retreat. In expectational cases, the GTA may consider allowing the person to use the reservation amount for another retreat in the future.