Ayurvedic medicine (“Ayurveda”) is one of the world's oldest holistic healing systems, originating in India thousands of years ago. Ayur stands for ‘life’, and Veda means ‘knowledge’, therefore Ayurveda translates to “Science of Life”.
In this course, you will learn the foundations of Ayurveda and become an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner. Receive a certificate from Hari OM School of Yoga and Ayurveda, and 45h continuing education credits from Yoga Alliance.
Ayurveda meaning and history
Benefits of Ayurveda healing methods and lifestyle
Three doshas (body-mind system)
Ayurveda anatomy: Seven chakras
Ayurveda anatomy: Five koshas (Bodies): Physical, Energy, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual
Intro to Ayurvedic nutrition and one cooking class
Ayurveda and Yoga
Dosha test and evaluation
Combine retreat experience with an educational course. Enjoy stunning Croatia, practice yoga, and take daily educational workshops on Ayurveda, healing science and counterpart to yoga practice.
This is an immersion style course, offering intensive study over the course of a week. The course includes morning yoga classes and afternoon theory and practice hours. You will have free time to explore the area and enjoy Croatia, therefore the course also resembles an educational retreat.
8am Yoga class
10:30 am Study/Free time
2pm Ayurveda class time (theory and practice)
5 pm Meditation
TUITION COST AND PAYMENT METHODS
Tuition $750 / 685€ / 5188kn
Deposit to reserve your spot $199 / 175€ (non-refundable)
Packages (Tuition + accommodation)
Dorm room $900 / 820€
Double room $999 / 911€
Private room $1300 / 1185€
Interest-free payment plan available. After paying your deposit, divide the rest into 3 interest-free payments. You need to pay 50% of the total 30 days before the course begins, and 100% to receive your certification.
About Varazdin and Zen Garden Guesthouse
Varaždin is a city on the Drava River, in northern Croatia. It’s known for its baroque and rococo architecture, including the 17th-century Sermage Palace, displaying Croatian and international old masters and modern paintings. Old town castle is located right in the center and is a popular tourist attraction.
It's most famous event called Špancirfest - or 'the Street Festival of good emotions' is taking place right before the course begins.
Explore baroque Croatia, practice yoga and meditation, learn valuable tools to aid your own life and grow in a wellness career, make meaningful connections with like-minded individuals from all over the world, and leave feeling re-connected and ready to share your love for yoga with the world.
Cozy private guesthouse with a garden yard, yoga terrace deck, in a quiet neighborhood, walking distance to the center of town, popular tourist sites and landmarks. Amenities like Free Wifi and daily tea available.
Matea Zajec began her yoga journey at a young age, practicing bhakti-yoga, meditation, and asana. When she was a child, she suffered from various illnesses, until her mother found Ayurveda and she was quickly cured. That turned Matea, and her mother Adriana, towards a new path, and her mother became an Ayurvedic specialist, and later a doctor. Matea assisted her mother in her healing center from a young age.
In college, Matea lived in an ashram, rising early for meditation and practicing Seva, or selfless service, while studying ancient yogic texts and theology books. She graduated with a degree in Eastern Religions and Philosophy, and has been teaching yoga history, Bhagavad-Gita and Yoga Sutras in teacher trainings for years.
After years as a yoga teacher, she founded Hari OM Yoga & Wellness, aiming to offer the beautiful teachings of yoga and Ayurveda to the world. Matea is an E-RTY 500, and holds a 200hr certification in Vinyasa yoga, a 200hr certification in Anusara Yoga (both from prominent US-based Yoga schools), 300hr certification in Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda (from Rishikesh, India yoga school). She is also an Aerial and SUP yoga teacher, Tibetan singing bowl sound healer, Ayurvedic practitioner, Jyotish Vedic astrologer, Meditation teacher and Reiki master.
Matea is the lead teacher in the 200hr Yoga & Ayurveda teacher training.