Active Detox Yoga Retreat With Kristina Golub

Introduced to yoga in 2004, Kristina has been teaching since 2009 and is qualified with 500 hours RYT Teacher Training. She has trained with a number of senior teachers from several yoga lineages including Iyengar, classical Hatha and Ashtanga. She is continually studying and regularly travels to India to both deepen her yoga knowledge and broaden her horizons.

07.09.2019. - 14.09.2019.
Village of Orihi, Istria, Croatia

Active Detox Yoga Retreat
Open to everybody, this retreat is for those whose aim is to nourish themselves, relax and explore their connection to body and mind. Provided is a basic, gentle approach to the Ashtanga yoga practice, simple mindfulness meditation and classical Hatha yoga with alignment based asana. Each student will also enjoy a private class to address individual needs and really develop their practice.
This is a detox retreat and therefore sugar, caffeine, gluten, meat and dairy are excluded from the diet ‐ instead a nourishing vegetarian menu will be prepared daily by our onsite chef.
Expect a mental, physical and conscious shift: re‐directing your focus of attention away from one fixation and towards the inte rnal focus of attention. As this is the main goal of the retreat are not excursions, instead we recommend you bring some good reading and comfortable shoes for walking.

  • All inclusive: breakfast, lunch and dinner will be prepared daily by our personal chef, an expert in vegetarian and vegan cuisine
  • Small group ‐ max 16 people
  • Morning practice: gentle intro to Ashtanga yoga (asana) primary series and basic pranayama (breathing technique)
  • Evening practice: Hatha yoga alignment based practice followed by deep relaxation
  • Private yoga asana class to address individual requests
  • Shared accommodation in luxurious historic stone houses
  • Access to a herbal sauna and pool
  • All top quality yoga equipment available: mats, foam blocks, wooden bricks, bolsters & belts (Manduka brand)


The retreat is situated in Orihi, small village in Barban town in the southern part of eastern Istria, Croatia. On top of the village, within the centuries-old walls, which guarantees privacy and security.

Nearest stunning beach is Trget from Karvan. Beach is 30km away from the Retreat. Half an hour drive, see map HERE.

And Premantura beach, one can jump from the Cape Kamenjar cliffs

This setting is for the group that is seeking total tranquility and indulgence of nature, yoga and good food.

Relax. Let go. Simply be.

Within House No. 1, on the ground floor there is a large living area with a kitchen area and a dining room, while the floors extend from the bedrooms of 1-5, with the associated bathrooms.

House no. 2 in its ground floor is space will be empty for the Indoor Yoga Practice and a relaxation room with a sauna.

There is also a space with fitness equipment so that those looking for an active vacation can find a corner for themselves.

On the 2nd floor there are three bedrooms with their own bathrooms.

Between houses no.1 and 2 the space is linked to a well-kept yard dominated by a large outdoor pool, a children’s corner and a large summer kitchen within the covered courtyard terrace that will be used for an Outdoor Yoga Practice, and a further facility and greens offering plenty of space for one to enjoy some private time.

The whole yard is encircled by stone walls, and the main entrance is beautiful. On the back of the main building there is an old barn (well), built in 1891, which has been preserved in its original form, in order to provide a morning grazing or enjoying a glass of wine in the evening. This well was the first in the village and the whole village was supplied from it. Although it is stated that the offer is 90.000m2 of land, the landscaped and fenced garden area is 4.500m2. The rest is forests and bushes.


2 km Distance from first neighbor

50 m Distance from grocery store

100 m Distance from restaurant

7 km Distance to nearest town: 25 km ( Pula) Distance from the water

30km to a stunning Trget from Karvan


Orihi, Istria

This exceptional indigenous, large-capacity holiday home, built of three buildings, is located on top of the village, within the centuries-old walls, which guarantees privacy and security. Renovated, but adapted to modern lifestyle, with the aim of preserving original outlook.

Everything is completely new. The layout is designed in such a way as to offer a great Yoga Retreat because of its quiet positioning.

Nearest stunning beach is Trget from Karvan. Beach is 30km away from the Retreat. Half an hour drive, see map HERE.

And Premantura beach, one can jump from the Cape more click for map


Indoor Shala Room appx 80 square meters with window door open towards swimming pool and garden


Outdoor Shala Room with a stunning view of beautiful garden and swimming pool within the stone walls under the wooden canopy

Yoga equipment Manduka brand is there to use for free:

➢ Yoga mats

➢ Bolsters ~ one per person

➢ Belts ~ 10′ x 1.75” 2 mm thick

➢ Wooden blocks ~ 2 per person

➢ Foam block ~ 5 per person