Event Details

26th May -2nd June 2024, Keela Permaculture Farm in central Portugal.

Yoga Immersion in Nature

In 2024, we are excited to host a Yoga and permaculture immersion. A fully authentic experience with you teacher from India Sudhir Rishi. We will dive deeper into yoga philosophy, pranayama and meditation as well as daily yoga asana classes and permaculture workshops.

Yoga and Permaculture in Central Portugal

Enjoy one week of deepening your knowledge of yoga asana and philosophy, as well as having the opportunity to join homesteading, gardening and permaculture workshops. This special retreat is held at Keela Yoga Farm in Central Portugal where the only sound you can hear is nature. 

Yoga and permaculture in central portugal

What is included in this Immersion?

Wake-up tea with fresh herbs from the garden

Asana and meditation classes, Satsangs, and Pranayama workshops

Permaculture and Homesteading workshops

18 hectares (52 acres) of land to enjoy many kilometres away from cities and towns, nestled in nature

Fresh, vegetarian, organic meals with home-grown and locally sourced produce

Plant a tree to offset your carbon for your travels

Free time for relaxing, reading, sunbathing, hammock time and exploring the local area

Experience off grid, sustainable living in nature

Massage and reflexology sessions are available on-site (at extra cost)

Your yoga immersion teachers

Director of Teacher Trainings at Sthira Yoga

Sudhir will be taking you through Meditations, Pranayama and yoga philosophy through satsangs.

Sudhir Rishi is the Director of Teacher Trainings at Sthira Yoga in India. He has been involved in the fields of yoga, meditation, philosophy and Ayurveda for the past 25 years. He lived as a monk for eight years, dedicating himself to intense meditation practices. In the last 9 years, he taught in more than 100 groups of TTC 200 and 30 groups of TTC 300 in addition to pranayama & meditation courses, workshops and silent retreats in India and Europe. He is a ERYT-500 with more than 30,000 hours of teaching experience.

This is Sudhir’s third teaching at Keela. The team at Keela met him in 2016 at their yoga teacher training at Samporna Yoga in India, where he was teaching yoga philosophy, pranayama and meditation. 


Laurence Manchee

Permaculture teacher, homesteader and co-founder of Keela

Laurence will be your teacher for gardening and permaculture related activities. Laurence is the Co-founder of Keela Yoga Farm. He is certified by the Permaculture Association to teach certified PDCs. He is a regular speaker at local agriculture events and podcasts, and is an author in Permaculture Magazine. Laurence leads Permaculture Design , Agroforestry and Natural Building Courses on the farm. He completed his Yoga TTC with Sudhir Rishi in 2016

Deepen your yoga knowledge

Yoga Immersion

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the ancient Philosophy of Yoga which helps and develops your knowledge to understand yourself.
  • Improve your asana practice and alignment from two experienced teachers, allowing yourself to nurture your body and mind in an atmosphere of safety and comfort
  • This retreat is suitable for all levels of practice and knowledge

What to expect?

A Picture paints a thousand words

  • If you have facebook you can check out the photos from our retreat at Keela with Sudhir in 2022 and also in 2019 by clicking on the dates
  • You can also watch the video from the retreat back in 2017 (before we had all our buildings)
  • Daily workshops and classes (all optional)
  • You will deepen your yoga practice with daily asana classes on alignment, workshops and yogic philosophy satsangs with Sudhir Rishi.
  • You will enjoy and experience off-grid living, living by the rhythms of nature with our electricity generated from the sun, water from a spring, and eating seasonal fresh food from the gardens. We have compost toilets that contribute to our healthy gardens and showers surrounded by plants with hot water powered by the sun or firewood.
  • Get involved with workshops on gardening, permaculture and homesteading and take some sustainable living tips back home with you.
  • There will be one free silent day in the middle of the week to recover, relax or explore
  • Hang out with our many farm animals and enjoy eggs straight from our chickens
  • This is an organic farm so everything will be organic from the food you eat to the floor cleaner and feed for our chickens.
  • You will leave refreshed with new knowledge, experiences and friends

Taken from google reviews

What past guests say:

A Picture paints a thousand words

  • If you have facebook you can check out the photos from our retreat at Keela with Sudhir in 2022 and also in 2019 by clicking on the dates
  • You can also watch the video from the retreat back in 2017 (before we had all our buildings)


  • Regular price €590 + accommodation costs
  • Discount for karma yogis who help with some washing up each day
  • Discount for locals and past guests who are able to also help the hosts for 2 hours per day
  • The price includes 3 organic vegan meals per day, all the classes including yoga, meditation, satsangs and permaculture workshops.

Booking and Cancelation Policy

* To hold your place: a 100 Euro non-refundable deposit is due. The full balance is due by 6 weeks before the retreat start date


  • * Up to 6 weeks before: your deposit may be moved to another retreat
  • Within 6 weeks before: Retreat fee is retained; no refunds or date changes are possible

Accommodation Options

  • Your tent or caravan (free)
  • Rent one of our caravans: EUR 150 EUR (all bedding provided)
  • Tipi or Tent EUR 100 per person (all bedding provided)
  • Click here for more information on accommodation
  • Prices include mattresses and all bedding.

Secure your place with a deposit now


  • Please book the retreat below by selecting the deposit and your accommodation. The deposit is paid now and the rest will be paid 1 month before the retreat.
  • Arrival is 5pm on 26th May 2024
  • Departure is 11am on 2nd June 2024
  • Fly to Lisbon or Porto then take a train or bus to Fundao (we will send you instructions)


Bookings are no longer available for this event.

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