Volunteer Yoga Teacher Portugal

Keela Yoga Farm is a volunteer based project that focuses on sustainability and community Living. Spending your time with us to connect with nature, people, learn about sustainble living and practice teaching yoga.

We require a volunteer yoga teacher to assist us with the yoga daily class, you will also have the support of our resident yoga teacher.

yoga teacher volunteering
Photo of a Volunteer yoga teacher on our yoga deck

About you

  • You may be a new yoga teacher who is looking to gain some experience
  • You may be an experienced yoga teacher who is looking for a break or somewhere to stay between jobs
  • You want to connect with nature and experience living in a community
  • You want to eat healthy food every day

What is required of you

  • Teach one yoga class or meditation class per day (a variety of styles)
  • Collect a daily salad from the vegetables gardens
  • Assist with one meal per day (Lunch or Dinner)
  • Participate in community tasks (Washing up, cleaning etc)
  • Present yourself as a host to guests and encourage people to attend classes
  • Stay with us for the duration of a volunteering period (see below)

What you get in return

  • Join one yoga or meditation class per day from our resident teacher
  • Volunteering costs waived – ie. yoga teacher does not pay (usually 200 EUR per month for other volunteers)
  • Accomodation costs waived – ie. yoga teacher does not pay (usually 100-400 EUR per month for other volunteers
  • 3 Healthy Meals Per day
  • Two full days of per week
  • Get to participate in a conscious project
  • Enjoy workshops on sustainble living
  • Everything else volunteers get and option to participate in volunteering tasks
  • A lot of free time to study and prepare for lessons (other volunteers particoate all day)

Weekends

On weekends all community members cook and wash up on rotation

Available Dates in 2019

The below shows the dates with the general focus of what volunteers are doing on the farm

Volunteer dates (start – end) Focus
Jan & Feb 2019 We are open to volunteers between 10th Jan & 24th Feb to help with the winter garden, reforestation and finishing our natural building. There will be no yoga during this time, you will not need to pay anything and you will be accomodated in a caravan.
1st March – 20th April Building and working in the food forest and permaculture gardens, assisting in running the food forest course
19th March – 20th April Building and working in the food forest and permaculture gardens, assisting in running the food forest course
1st May – 17th June Preparing and running three Yoga retreats, working in the permaculture gardens
27th June – 31st August Natural Building Volunteering, cooking, preparing materials and gardening
24th July – 31st August Natural Building Volunteering, cooking, preparing materials and gardening
14th – 31st August Natural Building Volunteering, cooking, preparing materials and gardening
9th Sept – 16th Sept Preparing and running a Yoga retreat, working in the permaculture gardens
9th October – 14th November Building and working in the food forest and permaculture gardens, assisting in running the food forest course
1st November – 16th December Building and working in the food forest and permaculture gardens
11th November – 16th December Reforestation, Olive picking, Working in Permaculture Gardens
25th November – 16th December Reforestation, Olive picking, Working in Permaculture Gardens