Danijel Dubičanac | Yoga and Thai Massage CV

Danijel Dubičanac
Yoga / Thai Yoga Curriculum Vitae


1993-1996 yoga and meditation self-practice

1996 Yoga Pravesh Course, Tapovan, India with prof. Laxmankumar V.S.

1997 Certified in Sivananda yoga, Rishikesh, India with Swami Krishna.

2005 Studying with Boris Georgiev, David Williams (ashtanga vinyasa)

2006 Studying hatha yoga in Iyengar tradition with Kate Foley.

2006-2007 Basic and advanced Thai Yoga Massage courses, International
Society of Thai Yoga Massage, Croatian branch led by Davor Haber

2007, 2008, 2009 Acro yoga workshops with Adam Rinder

2009, 2010, 2011 THAI International Retreat, island of Iž, Croatia

2010 Myofascial Thai bodywork with Howard Evans

2011 Certified as practitioner of Thai acupressure for orthopedic disorders
with Noam Tyroler

2012 Instructor certification in Thai acupressure for orthopedic disorders
with Noam Tyroler

2012 Acrobatics and kids yoga in Nairobi, Kenya

2013 Craniosacral therapy with Howard Evans

2014, 2015 Osteothai module 1 and 2 with David Lutt

2016 Biodynamic craniosacral therapy module 1 with Howard Evans

2016 Tok Sen with Davor Habor

2017 Biodynamic craniosacral therapy module 2 with Howard Evans

2017 EU recognised certification for Yoga and Pilates instructor at Magistra, Zagreb

2020   6 Critical Problems in Modern Yoga…and How to Work with Them with Matthew Remski


Teaching hatha yoga courses since 1997. Working with mixed age groups and skill levels,
I’ve developed an individual approach to teaching asana. Along with general hatha yoga
courses, I have been giving yoga-based workshops: yoga for the office, yoga for healthy
bones, yoga for pregnancy, antistress yoga, tibetan pranayama.

Since 2004: teaching yoga and giving massage treatments
to Zagreb Youth Theatre actors.

Two collaborations with Jan Fabre’s Troubleyn in 2009 and 2010, yoga and therapy.

Since 2004: workshops for dance companies




2009 to 2014: teaching basic acrobatics classes and workshops in yogic context

2010 and 2017 teaching yoga to UNICEF staff

2010 and 2011 teaching inversion therapy at International Thai yoga massage Conference
on the island of Iž

2011 teaching acrobatics to 3rd year drama students at Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art within their Stage Movement course.

2011 to present: personal trainer (yoga, kettlebell, swimming, running and calisthenics)

2012 yoga, partner yoga and thai massage course for Nafsi Africa: collective of artists,
performers and educators from slums and ghettos in Nairobi, Kenya

2012 and 2013. Acro yoga workshops at Terraneo festival

Since 2012: teaching thai yoga massage

Since 2016: teaching yoga and giving massage treatments
to Zagreb Puppet Theater actors

2017 co-organizing and teaching at the first Croatian Thai yoga massage practitioner


2005 and 2006 authored a 40-episode web series of yoga exercises
for a leading Croatian web portal

2008 authored the first Croatian self-help series of 8 audio CDs based on yogic

2017 and 2018 authored three online courses:

Life in Motion, reversing the effects of prolonged sitting with the help of yoga,
biomechanics, ergonomy, self-massage and walking from kinesiological perspective;

Heart of Winter, guide to year-round swimming in wild waters;

Art of Relaxation: guide to mastering the relaxation response and activation of the
parasympathetic nervous system.

Currently developing: Sun Salutations from a biomechanical perspective – challenges,
rewards, from therapeutic to athletic applications