Ivana completed her first Power Vinyasa Yoga training in Zagreb, Croatia at the Nava Power Yoga & Pilates Studio (2008), under the tutelage of teachers Nikki Colon and Steven Liebes. She taught Power Vinyasa, Slow Flow and Ashtanga Vinyasa, at several studios in Zagreb for two years, before deciding to further widen her knowledge in yoga.
Ivana then continued her education at the internationally renowned yoga school – Centered Yoga Institute (Samahita Retreat), in Thailand (2011), under the tutelage of teacher Paul Dallaghan . It was at the same institute and retreat center, where she worked as a wellness director and yoga teacher for a couple of years.
In 2013, Ivana was invited to work for a wellness resort start-up in Bali, in the role of business development director and yoga teacher. Subsequently, she spent 2015 in Beijing China, teaching yoga and English.
Upon moving to Chile in 2016, Ivana first worked as an English teacher at the renowned University of Concepción, and then in 2017, she decided to pursue her long-time dream of running an independent yoga & wellbeing business, Suvita Yoga & Bienestar.
In the same year, she enrolled in an extensive two-year Progressive Constellations facilitator training at the Luz Rodríguez Institute, Bilbao Spain, and obtained her certification in 2019.
Since then, Ivana has been integrating systemic work and yoga in her teaching and consulting, as she finds that the two methods complement each other perfectly on anyone’s journey of self-development, including her own.
She published the book “ in 2019 on the subject.
With a strong conviction that learning is a lifelong commitment, Ivana regularly takes CE (Continuing Education) yoga workshops and courses, with internationally distinguished teachers such as, David Keil, Leslie Kaminoff, Anthony Prem Carlisi & Radha Heather Carlisi, Nathania Stambouli, and others.