Yoga and Sustainability Project in Santa Catarina, Brazil




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    Good SPRING 2021!!
    Would you be free to volunteer here?
    It would be arriving this week or next, the first or second week of October.
    Minimum stay 2 weeks.
    We have many activities such as painting, gardening, cleaning, small constructions and publicity work.

    The proposal is:
    You choose to happily indulge in 30 minutes of meditation/day on workdays.
    It would be 5 hours a day of work, 5 days a week.

    We offer:
    Accommodation with bed linen, bath towel, food*, non-violent Communication group and Yoga classes included for those who want to practice.

    It may happen that we rent the house, usually on weekends for 1 or 2 days, in which case we sleep in the temple.

    — This is a space where, in general, we do not consume alcohol or other drugs. Without judgment, we ask that you come with this motivation during your stay here.

    A big hug!

    *Food is vegan and includes grains, pasta, bread, seasonal fruits and vegetables.

    Boa PRIMAVERA 2021!!
    Você estaria livre para vir voluntariar aqui na?
    Seria para chegar nessa semana ou na próxima, primeira ou segunda semana de outubro.
    Estadia mínima 2 semanas.
    Temos muitas atividades como pintura, jardim, limpeza, pequenas construções e trabalho de divulgação .

    A proposta é:
    Você escolhe se entregar com alegria a fazer 30 minutos de meditação/dia nos dias de trabalho.
    Seriam 5 horas por dia de trabalho, 5 dias na semana.

    Acomodação com roupas de cama, toalha de banho, alimentação*, grupo de Comunicação não-violenta e aulas de Yoga inclusas para quem quiser praticar.

    Pode acontecer de alugarmos a casa, normalmente nos finais de semana por 1 ou 2 dias, nesse caso, dormimos no templo.

    — é um espaço onde, de modo geral, não consumimos álcool nem outras drogas. Sem julgamentos, pedimos para vc vir com essa motivação durante sua estadia aqui.

    Um abração!

    *Alimentação é vegana e engloba grãos, massa, pão, frutas e legumes da estação.


    Are you willing to get involved and contribute to a Yoga and sustainability project?
    If so, COME HELP US to create ways to evolve as happy, peaceful and free human beings! Come help us to build, to plant, to water, to paint, to play, to clean, to research and to serve 😊🙏🏻🌱🌏


    Hello everyone!

    After traveling around the world and being inspired by some many wonderful people, cool projects and beautiful places on earth I came back home with this big dream of building a place where one can live close to nature and be in touch with people from every part of the world.

    The aspiration is that in this piece of land we can live in a balanced and creative way aiming to plant as much as we can combining and promoting the great principles and knowledge of Permaculture, the philosophical and practical guidance of Yoga and Buddhism and getting involve with the community around us trying to help this part of south of Brazil to grow in a sustainable way adopting the concepts of "Cidades mais humanas" (Cities for humans not for machines).

    I see this project not only as a way to be economically sustainable (because no matter how we wish money didn’t exist it still does) but also as a way of promoting an ecological way to host and to travel, sharing the little that we've learned so far. We hope it to be a place where more people will be able to get in touch with nature and with themselves, developing alternative ways of living starting to care more about mother nature and about being happy and healthy rather than adjusting to the system without realising that together we can change it to better.

    The house is made of wood and there is one private room, one 8 bed dorm and you can also camp on the yard. We have a beautiful lagoon overview, we are 4.5Km from gorgeous beaches and you can also swim in the lagoon :)


    Things to do?
    We need help with all kinds of things.

    We have an architectural project to make.
    We need help with electrical, painting, plumbery and carpentry tasks!
    There is a lot to do in the yard and in the vegetable garden.
    I'd like to find someone who could help us with the web site, with promoting us in social media. We also would like to create a new logo for us.
    We green built a dry toilet and now we want to make the final lawyer of mud and paintings.
    There is A LOT to do :D !

    -------> Every volunteer should help CLEANING the house so just apply if you know how to do this thing OR if you are happy to learn how to do it (toilets, sink, floors, stove, etc) No frills.

    Everybody helps with everything but you'll be doing only what you feel comfortable doing.

    You'll find here a nice comfy bed, with clean sheets, blankets, a clean dry towel an a lagoon view.
    When the dorm is fully booked we have a tent with a mattress and clean sheets to offer.
    We hope that energetic, open heart and minded people come to add energy, peace and love to everyone's lives :D

    Please, don't apply if you are just looking for a place to stay or hang out. In this case you are super welcome to come as a guest :)
    Volunteers get involved :D ! ! !


    Rice, beans, fruits, vegetables, lentils, oil, spices, flour, oats and bread.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️2 weeks stay.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️Things to see near here? Many many beautiful beaches, beautiful tracking, lakes, etc. Ibiraquera is a small village but it's close from Praia do Rosa where you can find night life, restaurants with live music, cool little shops, surf and stand up paddle gears to rent, so on..!

    We have free wifi, lots of books, musical instruments and some dvds to lend.

    Yoga and meditation practices from Monday to Thursday

    This is a EGG LACTO VEGETARIAN place ;) We kindly ask people not to bring any kind of meat here.
    We also ask people not to smoke any kind of cigarettes here. No judgments, We are pro legalisation but this is part of the experience this place has to offer you.

    Guess thats all for now! Thanks for taking the time to read this profile and hope to hear from you! All the best!
    Carolina and Gandhi (the dog) :P

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Despite being a calm place there is always something going on like a course, a free yoga lesson or social events from "Time Bank"( the practice of reciprocal service exchange which uses units of time as currency .

  • Help


    Kind, outgoing and helpfull people willing to contribuite however they can with an open mind and heart.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You can either camp on the yard, have a bed in the dorm room or, if you are a couple you can have a double room for yourselves when there are no guests using it. The whole house has a beautiful lake view.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Public transportation is not very reliable but hitchhiking works super well and people here are happy to help you to get around. The beaches are so so beautiful and there are many hikings you can do around here.
    Food is not included in the exchange. Accommodation, Yoga and meditation practices are included.

    Oh, and the lagoon is just 4 minutes walking distance also the lagoonview from the room is 🙏🏻💚

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 881866842962