IRENA BARTOLEC

YOGA AND MEDITATION TEACHER.

meet irena

Irena Bartolec is an KPJAY authorised yoga teacher, a meditation instructor, workshop and retreat facilitator, life mentor, and published author.

Irena has been teaching yoga and wellness for over 20 years. She leads annual retreats and workshops internationally, and teaches locally in Bali, Croatia, and Costa Rica.

Irena offers private instruction and group bookings upon request. She divides her time between Bali, Croatia, and Costa Rica. Irena is a devoted mother, and loves what she does.

I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment. In my own limited experience I have found that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It helps remove whatever fears or insecurities we may have and gives us the strength to cope with any obstacles we encounter. It is the principal source of success in life. Since we are not solely material creatures, it is a mistake to place all our hopes for happiness on external development alone. The key is to develop inner peace.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Classes

Online Meditation

Weekly guided online group meditations and mindfulness teachings.

Private Classes

Private classes are a great way to begin your yoga or meditation experience, or to deepen your practice with one on one instruction. 

Workshop & Retreats

International yoga and meditation workshops and retreats are available through out the year. 

Online Meditation

Weekly guided online group meditations and mindfulness teachings.

Private Classes

Private classes are a great way to begin your yoga or meditation experience, or to deepen your practice with one on one instruction. 

Workshop & Retreats

International yoga and meditation workshops and retreats are available through out the year. 

testimonials

  • I have been practicing yoga with Irena for app. 8 years now. I go a lot through high and lows in my yoga practice, due to many injuries, for e.g. from skiing accidents etc. Sometimes my stressful job and not always so peaceful surroundings, set me back in my practice as well. However, Irena has helped me a lot through her guidance, serious approach and advices. She is a very brave women with strong character, although you wont tell that immediately from her gracile appearance.

    Sandra Hutter

    Zagreb, Croatia
  • “I started practicing yoga with Irena at age of 14, as a teenager of buzzing mind (still am), who needed something to steer her energy into. By guidance of most beautiful and kind teacher, my practice became something much more than just gymnastics – it became a source of happiness, relaxation, security and energy. “

    Sara Krivacic

    Zagreb, Croatia
  • There are a lot of different yoga styles, speeds and rhythms. There are also so many different kinds of instructors and teachers. There are really good teachers who make fantastic classes. There are seasoned teachers and the beginners in their job, the young teachers and wise teachers, and then there is Irena.

    Diana Burnwood

    Mother

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