was born in Slovenia where she attained a classical high school education beside practicing the art of dance ( classical and modern ballet techniques)  and theatre performance.
Her next step in dance carrier lead her to Netherlands, where she further developed performing techniques in new dance trends and choreography. Collaborating with many great young artists,choreographers and teachers.
After a few years of touring the world stages with a dance company, she moved from Arnhem to Amsterdam where a deeper commitment to yoga began.
She learned many ways of holistic healing and the use of those in daily life from Golden Hummingbird Co.
Practiced and learned yoga techniques from Svaha Yoga Shala.
And finally found her 'roots' in the tradition of Yogaacharya Krishnamacharya. She is teaching regular yoga lessons in Amsterdam.

 

Andreja holds:
a 500+ hours yoga teacher certificate from Svaha Yoga (Amsterdam)
and a 500+ hours yoga teacher certificate from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (Chennai-India).

She holds an MA from Hooge School voor de Kunsten in Arnhem
( dance/choreography).
and a post graduate diploma: MBA - Master of Business Administration from Webster University in Leiden.


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Yoga qualifications

2020- KYM -An Immersion into the Sāṁkhya-kārikā ( 30 hours)

2020 -KYM -Kalyana Vahi - 15 day guided meditative practice

2020 - The Goetic Principles and Pathworking, Tarot for Beginners, Akasha and The Art of Astral Travel 

2020- GoldenHummingbird Institute for Shamanic Studies (Oghams, Medicine Wheel teaching,Magical and Shamanic Plants,The Animal Familiars,The shamanic Healing Techniques,Home Protection-House Clearing and Personal Protection,Spiritual Guides- Elementals-Nature Spirits,Fairytales as Spiritual Food,Stories to Heal the Soul)

2019 - AYA Healing Retreats- plant medicine dieta with master plant Bobinsana / in Ibiza, Spain

2019 - Satsang intensive with Sri Mooji Baba / in Lisbon, Portugal

2019 - Sound Healing training ( 45 credit hours certificate) in Algarve , Portugal

2019- AYA Healing retreats- plant medicine dieta with master plant Noya Rao / in San Marcos,Guatemala

2018- AYA Healing retreats- plant medicine  dieta with master plant Noya Rao / in Pucallpa, Peru

2017- KYM-Yoga Sadhana-(2nd chapter Yoga Sutras) -2 week intensive

seminar in Rishikesh/India

2016- master classes with Mark Whitwell- Heart of Yoga in Amsterdam

2016- Upanishads ( Taittirtya /  Katha / Svetasvatara / Maitri )-online study with Gill Lloyd

2016- KYM- Yoga Valli( 1st chapter Yoga Sutras) - 2 wek intensive seminar in Rishikesh/ India

2015- 7 Cakras- expoloring energy centers - online seminar- Dr.Kausthub Desikachar

2015- master classes with Sharon Gannon - Jivamukti Yoga in Amsterdam

2015- master classes with Danny Paradise - Ashtanga yoga in Amsterdam

2015 - master classes with Gosta van Dam at Svaha Yoga Amsterdam


2012- yoga for women- intensive seminar at KHYF Chennai/India

2012- The Heart  of Yoga seminar with Dr. Kausthub Desikachar in Dublin/ Irland 

2012- oranised an international seminar The Art of Yoga with Dr. Kausthub Desikachar in Amsterdam/Netherlands
2012 - post graduate yoga teacher training by KHYF 1st module

2009-present: following advise and teachings with a mentor Mrs. Gill lloyd ( UK) in one-on-one private sessions


2010- Vedic Chanting teacher training at KYM Chennai/India 1st module

2009-present: private lessons in Vedic Chanting/ Asana-Pranayama practices/ Yoga Sutras with Mrs. Shakila, Mrs. Radha, Mrs. Kala, Mrs. Nritya, Mrs. Renu


2009- 2011- Yoga Teacher Training - Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) -Chennai/ India ( asana practice, breathing- pranayama technique, philosophy, Vedic chanting & use of sound in the yoga practice, application of yoga techniques for the therapeutic purposes)

2009 - Heart of Yoga - at KYM Chennai/ India

2009- Pilgrimage of Sound - at KYM Chennai/India

2009- Pranayama -at KYM Chennai/ India


2007-2008  500 hours Yoga Teacher Trining - Svaha Yoga Shala - Amsterdam

​(and attended workshops and master classes in Ashtanga Yoga with the following teachers: Manju Joyce, Dany Paradise, David Williams, Baron Baptiste, Gabriela Bozic)


2003-present  holistic healing techniques ( shamanism, hermetics, kabbalah) as in tradition of Golden Hummingbird Co.


2009-2010 Thai Massage /Thai Yoga Massage ( Nuad Bo Rarn)

 

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Skills
Languages

Slovenian

Croatian

English

Dutch

Yoga Teacher/
​Holistic Healing /Life Style coach
 
Dance Teacher/Choreograper/
Theatre Performance

Project Management/
Event Organising /Business Administration
  • Elsevier BV Amsterdam 2000-2010 - scientific publishing editorial office - Journal Manager

  • Muziektheater Amsterdam 1998 – 1999 Muziektheater Amsterdam / Het Nationale Ballet / Marketing Department - assistant

  • Free Lance / Project Management - 2000 - Jungle Book -dance project for children ( between 3-6 year of age) in organization with Kunst Web Amsterdam and Muziekschool Amsterdam

  • 1996-- -1998 Directing,concept and choreography for a dance project: ' Pridi in Pojdi' in collaboration with Plesna Izba ` Maribor/ Slovenia

  • 1996 - a solo dance performance ' Anur' in Arnhem/ Holland and Konstanz/Germany

  • 1993 – 1998  member of a Dance Alliance Company under Mary Fulkerson, various theatre projects in Netherlands, Germany, England, Scandinavia, Israel, Cyprus, USA and Slovenia.

  • Training and Coaching 

1994-1997 Academy of Art / EDDC Department Arnhem and - Dance Academy Arnhem 1984 – 1987 Dance Studio Manager and Dance Consultant for the region of North Slovenia



  • AWARDS, SPECIAL RECOGNITION:

- 2003 Granted a partial scholarship for MBA study by Elsevier

- In 1992 formed a Stichting E-Motion with emphasis on art productions.
- Award on International Choreographic Competition in Konstanz / Germany.
- Twice granted a financial support from a province for an art project in The Netherlands. - Granted a Scholarship from Slovenian Ministry of Culture for study abroad.



  • PHOTOGRAPHY:  

2003 ACF Amsterdam (Amsterdam Centrum voor Fotografie) advanced course in photography 2002 ACF Amsterdam (Amsterdam Centrum voor Fotografie) basic course in photography



  • Exhibitions: 

2006 October ABC Treehouse Gallery (group exhibition)Amsterdam

2004 January - Amsterdam Center for Fotografie (group exhibition)

2004 October  ABC Treehouse Gallery (group exhibition)

2003 June ACF (group exhibition)

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