2017 Schedule

Daily Schedule for Participants 

6:00 AM Karma Yogi (KY)  Rings Wake up Bell

6:15 AM KY  Preps Fruits, Nuts, Snacks, tea & coffee

6:45 AM Snacks Table is Open

7:10 AM Leave for Job Site. (KY cleans up)

7:30 AM Work Starts

10:00 AM Breakfast is brought by KY

10:30 PM Back to Work

1:30-2 PM Lunch

3:30 PM End of Work Day

4:00-4:30pm  Afternoon Snack 

4:30-5:00pm Clean up, get ready for Sadhana

5:00pm Leave to Sadhana

5:15-6:15pm Sadhana 

6:30 PM Dinner 

7:30 PM Dinner Clean up as group

8:00 PM Free time or Leave for class

8:30 PM Class Time

9:30 PM Head Back to Camp 

10:00 PM Heading to tents/bed time

Friday’s will be Permaculture days.  Saturday morning we will take turns doing work trade for fresh goats milk and cheese, and a large vegetable box, as well as for fresh cows milk.

 

WEEKLY SADHANA SCHEDULE 

Monday – Yoga with Athena 5:15pm to 6:30pm At Masters Market Lawn

Tuesday- Martial Arts w/ Keenan 5:15 to 6:15pm At Masters Market Lawn

Wednesdays- Tai Chi w/ Gopal 5:15 to 6:15pm At Masters Market Lawn

Thursdays- Yoga w/ guest teachers 5:15 to 6:15pm At Masters Market Lawn

 

CLASSES

Natural Building Classes on Sunday’s at 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Raja Yoga Class on Tuesday’s at 8:30pm to 9:30pm.

Natural Living Classes on Thursday’s at 8:30pm to 9:30pm

 

•SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

About our Sadhana Teachers

Andre` “Gopal” Sims is an 8th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate

He is also an International and National Karate Champion

Coach/Captain of the USA Kenpo Karate Team

For more than 40 years he has been teaching students of all ages all aspects of self-defense.

His approach to Tai Chi will have you feeling centered, refreshed, recharged and revitalized.

 

 

Athena Grace began her endless love affair with yoga in the summer of 2000 at Ananda Village’s Expanding Light retreat center.  Since then, she has sought out master teachers to guide her deeper into the practice, into her own body and heart.  Now with 800 hours of teacher training and seventeen years of devoted practice, she offers playful, poetic, heart-centered classes, encouraging her students to practice (and live) from inside-out, fall madly in love with their breath and shine their light with inspired and holy abandon!

 

WORKSHOPS Opt.          1    NATURAL BUILDING WORKSHOPS
$1,250 For All DATE  DESCRIPTION
FOUNDATION

$250

May 8th-11th

Join us and learn the fundamentals of natural foundations. Learn about the rubble trench foundation, earth bag foundation, stone foundations, and proper drainage. Hands on experience is the best way to learn.

TIMBER HARVESTING

$250

May 22nd-25th

Learn how to choose and sustainably harvest trees for natural building. Learn how to use a chain saw, fell, debark, and clean a tree so it cures properly. Learn how to identify trees that are best for building and use an Alaskan Mill to harvest your own dimensional lumber.

ROUND WOOD TIMBER FRAMING WORKSHOP

$250

June

5th-9th

 

Learn our unique way to timber frame with round wood.  We created a simple system that makes your joinery look clean and beautiful, without 5 to 10 years of training.  Our system is for the DIY builder that doesn’t mind using hidden Timber Loks to secure their joinery.  Our system has been approved by engineers and the building department.       

BALE-COB WALLS WORKSHOP

$250

June

19th-22nd

 

Join us and learn how to build with cob and straw bales.  This natural wall system combines the best of straw bale building and cob walls. This wall system is easy and fast, and fun for people of all ages. 

COB LEVELING COAT WORKSHOP

$250

July

3rd-6th

 

Come and learn how to use cob as a leveling coat over straw bales.  In this workshop, you will learn how to make our special cob mix for leveling coats, and apply it using hand tossing, slapping, and finishing with a trowel.  Its fast, accurate, and very strong.  Learn the fundamentals of trowel use and get the feel for plastering.   

NATURAL PLASTERING WORKSHOP  $250 July

10th-13th

 

Learn the basics of natural plastering including recipes and specifications.  Get hands on experience applying plaster and plenty of practice developing muscle memory. 

 

Permaculture Design Certification  $1,200

One weekend per month for 6 months.  Get your PDC and learn all aspects of creating a sustainable drought tolerant natural garden.  Learn permaculture principles and learn to design a permaculture garden for a natural building site. 

May  27 & 28         Aug 12 & 13

June 17 & 18         Sept 9 & 10

July  15 & 16          Oct 6, 7 & 8

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