Workshops & Courses

VerdEnergia is proud to offer workshops and courses related to permaculture, wholistic health, jungle medicine, and the culinary arts. Come learn from experts in the field and those practicing these skills every day.

Permaculture Design Certification Courses

JAN 29 – FEB 20, 2019
JULY 2 – JULY 24, 2019

– Basic course cost: $2100 (includes dorm bed, full meals and daily yoga classes – Upgrades available.)
– Class limit: 15 maximum – fills up fast!
– Participants earn their PDC (permaculture design certification)

A 21-day intensive immersion course exploring the theories outlined in Bill Mollison’s Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual in both hands-on and classroom settings. Our curriculum covers regenerative practices as well as design theory and the basics of design consultation on a professional level. Our well-rounded permaculture courses cover the many facets of permaculture and focus on practical solutions in agriculture, building and design, economics, social sciences and politics. Fresh, local food, daily immersive yoga classes and access to gorgeous ecovillage facilities are included in basic course costs. June course students get the added value of being on the project site during the growing season!

Regenerative Yoga Flow With Katrina Cantu

– Sessions Available TBA

Katrina blends Hatha, Vinyasa, Kriya, Kundalini, and Sattva yoga into her classroom and caters her classes to each student to help facilitate success and restoration.
“Yoga involves the body and the mind, but teaches that is not all we are.”
– $25/week
– Optional guided meditation every weekday morning, yoga sessions in the afternoon.
– 90 mins/session, 5 sessions/week
– All levels and body types welcome!

Please read through these to prepare for your educational experience at VerdEnergia. Each course will have its specific needs, but these are general guidelines to help you start planning. If you have any questions you don’t see answered here, please contact us.

What to Bring

Daily Life and Basic Needs

Expectations, Community and Participation

Food and Allergies

Financial Information

Transportation and Surrounding Area

Farm Policies

Medical Precautions and Safety

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With the principles of Permaculture as our guiding tool, we seek to transmute the challenges facing our communities into replicable solutions. Our work enables us to find right livelihood through the regeneration and gentle cultivation of the forest we are honored to call home.