Volunteers work 4½ hours in the morning. Tasks include organic farming, eco construction & vegetarian cooking. We provide daily yoga classes, 3 meals, and accomadation.
Life at the Eco Farm
Our volunteer program is designed especially for those who want to experience the life of an Eco Village, engage in sustainable activities such as organic farming and much more.
At the same time, you will be able to experience the tranquility and harmony that Hatha Yoga and Meditation provide. It is also a great opportunity to meet people from around the world who constantly visit us, and exchange experiences.
As a volunteer you'll: connect or reconnect with nature. Volunteer activities include organic gardening, environmentally friendly construction/design projects, working in the vegetarian restaurant-kitchen, and working with art and educational programs for the children living in and around the community.
In exchange for 4 hours of work per day (usually in the morning) you receive 3 vegetarian or vegan meals per day, accommodation in the volunteer casa, and access to many of the farm's other activities in your free afternoons like daily yoga, hiking, cinema, cooking classes, volunteer teaching english in Granada, philosophy class, various spiritual workshops and so much more!
In the afternoon you can participate in the activities of the Eco Village: Hatha Yoga and relaxation, meditation with Tibetan bowls, music therapy with oriental instruments, Pranayama workshop, nature walks, film on a giant screen, etc. Throughout the year, volunteers of all ages and from all over the world come to Varsana to discover their skills, get in touch with Mother Earth, help to improve our community, learn languages and enjoy an engaging experience in a natural environment.
Varsana Eco Yoga Yoga Village also functions as an Asram (School of Yoga). Daily Hatha Yoga classes (to harmonize mind, body and spirit), meditation (to connect with your inner self) and workshops are taught including Oriental Philosophy. Participation in any of the activities is voluntary.
We encourage volunteers to bring comfortable clothes for classes of Hatha Yoga and meditation, and work clothes (bring warm clothes for cold weather). Personal hygiene items, towel and an open mind to share and learn.
We ask that volunteers do NOT bring foods made with meat, eggs, alcohol and all kinds of intoxicants or drugs.
6:00 am If you are feeling motivated, you are welcome to join the daily meditation.
8:00 am We serve a delicious an healthy breakfast
9:00 am to 13:00 pm Volunteer work: Volunteers work 4½ hours in the morning on different activities, depending on your skills and our necessities at the time. Some of the possible activities are: organic farming, eco-building, eco-tourism, helping the vegetarian / vegan restaurant, gardening, art, filming, teaching in our rural school (in case of longer stay), teaching English to members community, etc.
13:00 am to 14:00 am Lunch
14:00 am to 18:00 am Complementary activities
4:00 pm Yoga class: The class is suitable for yogis of all levels and usually last about and hour and a half.
8:00 pm Dinner is served.
If you stay for more than two weeks, you will have a day off to rest and relax on Sundays. You will be sure to discover new skills with your stay as well as connect with nature, meet people from all over the world and learn about life in the village.
In the afternoon you can participate in the activities of the Eco Village: Hatha Yoga and relaxation, meditation with Tibetan bowls, music therapy with oriental instruments, Pranayama workshop, nature walks, bonfires and films on a projector, etc.
We provide volunteers with comfortable accommodation in female or male dorms which include linen, hot water, and wifi. There is also a cozy common area for you to relax and chat with other volunteers.
We provide three nutritious vegetarian/vegan meals a day combining Hindu and Latin American cuisine with exquisite recipes.