We're here in equatorial paradise following our passions to create inspiring evolutionary opportunites, and support the growth of human consciousness, offering transformational retreats, courses, and private stays at our boutique retreat center in Vilcabamba Ecuador. One of the foundations of our vision is conscious co-habitation with nature, and ecological stewardship of land. We purchased a 1 hectare property 7 years ago and began a regenerative permaculture project, turning a tired old pasture into a thriving permaculture paradise. We have built a small ecologically conscious retreat center in which we host retreats, workshops and courses on all things evolutionary. We teach permaculture, wholistic wellness, yoga and sacred life practices. We have a few different volunteer lodging options depending upon our bookings. There is a small private cabin for a single person, covered tenting sites or a cabin for 2 dependent upon other paid bookings. There is shared bath and outdoor kitchen setup that is shared with other paid guests.
Our main focus for april - september 2019 is to build a shop structure to house our tools, farm supplies, and workbench projects from some used industrial shelving we acquired, set on rock foundations and covered by a polycarbonate roof. Since it is primarily a metal structure, we need a volunteer with metal fabrication and welding skills. There will also be ongoing work caretaking of our food forest and gardens.
Ideally we are looking for volunteers that would like to stay with us for 1 - 2 months to have a deep immersion experience with us.
may your days be graced with kindness...
Phil & Suzannah
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
We are passionate evolutionary people with many skills and much inspiration to share. We offer our volunteers a unique immersion experience into conscious interdependent living, honoring the sacredness of all life, and the conscious cultivation of energy through permaculture, wholisitc wellness, yoga, and sacred life practices.
Our two main focuses for the 2019 year are permaculture and online resource development.
Our facility, Cancion del Corazón (song of the heart) Wholistic LIfepath Centre, is a model permaculture site, with 1 hectare of permculture food forest and gardens that have been growing for 7 years. We are looking for experienced people who are knowledgable enough with skills in gardening, permculture, orchard management, etc...to be able to be self directed in helping us with the ongoing evolution of the regenerative permaculture landscape.
The other project focus at the moment is to build a shop structure to house our tools, farm supplies, and workbench projects from some used industrial shelving we acquired, set on rock foundations and covered by a polycarbonate roof. Since it is primarily a metal structure, we need a volunteer with metal fabrication and welding skills
Ideally we are looking for volunteers that would like to stay with us for 1-3 months to have a deep immersion experience with us.
private cabin and shared outdoor kitchen and bath
Vilcabamba is at 1500m. elevation in the Andes mountains about 5° south of the equator, so it is a very comfortable climate year-round, and ideal for permaculture gardening. We are off grid with solar power and have created multiple rainwater and grey water systems, gardens, fruit forests, and a scenic sacred space for group retreat activities, practices, and processes. The centre has accommodations for up to 12 people.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
5 hours a day, 5 days a week