Deep Ecology & Permaculture

Deep Ecology & Permaculture is a course where participants are guided through deep learning processes based in the framework of the Work That Reconnects(WTR) by Joanna Macy, combing the learning on practical Permaculture. Deep Ecology learning process will help participants to reconnect with nature as the whole and start questioning and finding insight about who we are and our place in it. Practical Permaculture helps participants to see how deep connection with nature and understanding of our place in nature can be manifested in a practical reality. This course combine the learning in the head( deep thinking, philosophy) heart (deep connection through heart) and hand ( practical learning) 

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About Deep Ecology

About Work That Reconnects

Program schedule

Day 1 : 

Morning : Arrival

12.30 – Lunch

14.30 pm – 17.00 pm : Opening, Introduction, Community Building

17.30 pm – 18.30 pm : Introduction to the land (tour around Gaia’s land)

19.00 – 20.00 pm : Dinner

 

Day 2 : 

6.00 – 7.15 am : Yoga & Meditation

7.30 – 8.30 am : Breakfast

8.45 – 12. 00 am : Morning Session(Deep Ecology/WTR  Learning Process)

12.30 – 13.30 pm : Lunch 

14.00 – 16.00 pm : Afternoon Session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

16.15 – 17. 30pm : Practical Permaculture

18.00 – 19.00 pm : Meditation & Yoga

20.00 – 21.30 pm : Evening session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

 

Day 3 : 

6.00 – 7.15 am : Yoga & Meditation

7.30 – 8.30 am : Breakfast

8.45 – 12. 00 am : Morning Session(Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

12.30 – 13.30 pm : Lunch 

14.00 – 16.00 pm : Afternoon Session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

16.15 – 17. 30pm : Practical Permaculture

18.00 – 19.00 pm : Meditation & Yoga

 

Day 4 :

6.00 – 7.15 am : Yoga & Meditation

7.30 – 8.30 am : Breakfast

8.45 – 12. 00 am : Morning Session(Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

12.30 – 13.30 pm : Lunch 

14.00 – 16.00 pm : Afternoon Session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

16.15 – 17. 30pm : Practical Permaculture

18.00 – 19.00 pm : Meditation & Yoga

20.00 – 21.00 pm : Evening Session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

 

Day 5

6.00 – 7.15 am : Yoga & Meditation

7.30 – 8.30 am : Breakfast

8.45 – 12. 00 am : Morning Session(Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

12.30 – 13.30 pm : Lunch 

14.00 – 16.00 pm : Afternoon Session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

16.15 – 17. 30pm : Practical Permaculture

18.00 – 19.00 pm : Meditation & Yoga

20.00 – 21.00 pm : Evening Session (Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process)

 

Day 6

6.00 – 7.15 am : Yoga & Meditation

7.30 – 8.30 am : Breakfast

8.45 – 12. 00 am : Morning Session(Deep Ecology/WTR Learning Process & Wrap up)

12.30 – 13.30 pm : Lunch & Departure

course dates

Feb 23rd – 27th 2023

July 26th – 30th 2023

September 26th – October 1st  2023

Course Fee

7,500 THB (food & accommodation included)

6,500 THB (early bird fee when book & pay before 31st March) 

food & accommodation

Included in the fee is accommodation in our dormitory, 3 vegetarian/vegan meals per day, tea breaks, as well as yoga and meditation. 

We also have private accommodation available that can be booked for an additional fee.

  • Accommodation: Dormitory, hostel style. Mosquito nets, cushions, bedding, and blankets are provided.
  • Single rooms, for one guest, 1250 THB for course duration( 5 nights) an extra fee.
  • Double room, 2 guest 1,750 THB for course duration(5 nights) Please choose your preferred accommodation in the registration form.
dormitory
double bedroom
Double Room
single room
Single Room

class room

Common Space for sessions: Indoor sessions will be held in our naturally built sala or our mini sala out of bamboo. Practical sessions will be happening on the land.

Gaia Ashram Sala
Classroom
Gaia Sala

Toilet & Shower

We provide compost toilets and showers for men and women.

Gaia Farm Stay Thailand Compost Toilet
Compost Toilet and showers

 

About the facilitator

Sunisa Jamwiset Deiters is the co – founder of Gaia Ashram. Inspired by Ecovillage movement, Deep Ecology philosophy and Permaculture, She started Gaia Ashram. 

Before starting Gaia Ashram She’s lived and worked as a facilitator at Wongsanit Ashram, a socially engaged spiritual community for about 8 years, and later at Panya Permaculture project, a Permaculture learning center  in Thailand back then. With her facilitation and networking skills helped to create the Next Generation of Global Ecovillage Network of Asia & Oceania (NextGENOA) and is currently mentoring the young leaders of the network. 

She has facilitated courses in many countries for NGO workers, educators, young Buddhists activists, international students and children. She uses participatory teaching methods and her focus is on Deep Ecology and nature connection. She has been facilitating Deep Ecology workshops, based in the Work That Reconnect, in Thailand and in Asian countries.

She founded Gaia Ashram with her partner in 2012. Now she divides her time Teaching, managing Gaia Ashram project and taking care of her kids.

How to register

Step 1 : contact us to check for availability. You may contact us by email, WhatsApp, Line or WeChat

Email : gaiaschoolasia@gmail.com

WhatsApp(+66)805791006

Line :0805791006

WhatChat : gaiaashram

 

Step 2 : fill in the registration form

 

Step 3 : pay the full course fee to secure your spot

Cancelation policy

If Gaia Ashram cancel the program We will fully refund you.

If you cancel your attendance at least 45 days prior to the course starting date We will fully refund the course fee.

If you cancel your attendance at least 30 days prior to the course starting date We will refund 70% of the course fee.

If you cancel your attendance at least 15 days prior to the course starting date We refund 50% of the course

If you cancel your attendance less than 14 days before the course starting date there will be no refund of the course fee. 

 

contact us to check availability and register

Email : gaiaschoolasia@gmail.com

WhatsApp :(+66)805791006

Line : 0805791006

WhatChat : gaiaashram