Pyramid Yoga, The Philippines
Pyramid Yoga is an educational centre and demonstration site: for Yogic Living and Sustainable Farming practices in picturesque Palawan village of Port Barton, Philippines.
As a Yoga Center and experimental sustainability project, our vision is to become actively involved in the creation of sustainable food production systems, alternative living and community supported education projects that support a balanced, harmonious and joyful lifesyle.
Our project currently supports and is supported by the surrounding Philippine community, within which we are assisting local schools and will soon be offering yoga classes to school-aged and adult groups.
In addition to the Sustainable Living Workshops we will continue to offer throughout the year, we are open to accommodating like minded souls who share our vision of clean, simple and conscious living. Whether you are a traveling artisan or have recently retired from the 9-5 grind (at any age), if Pyramid Yoga strikes a chord with you be sure to see our WorkAway profile or Contact Us directly.
The islands of Palawan stretch from Mindoro in the northeast to Borneo in the southwest and lies between the South China and Sulu Seas.
Palawan's forests and grasslands resonate with the songs of more than 200 species of birds whilst another 600 species of butterflies flutter around the islands' 1500 varieties of plants. At the right time of year It is not uncommon to spot groups of endangered sea turtles nesting on the sandy white beaches or even a Dugong if you're lucky.
Fortunately for us, our Pyramid Yoga property is nestled in the jungle just above the picturesque Port Barton, overlooking the bay of the sleepy beachfront village. Port Barton is a low-key getaway with crystaline waters perfect for swimming, snorkeling and sailing with unforgettable sunsets almost every day.
In your spare time there is certainly no shortage of things to see and do in Palawan, for some inspiration take a look at this list of things to do in Palawan. For any further information you might seek see Lonely Planet's take on Palawan.
Whilst we have tenting available, and are building a couple of simple cabins, at this stage we are not offering student lodging at Palawan Samadhi as we are still in the process of constructing the Center.
There are, however, a variety of affordable bungalows available on the beach front which generally have some of the amenities such as hi-speed wi-fi, and so on. Port Barton is off the grid and has power only from 6pm to midnight; although Pyramid Yoga has its own full time solar power.
As Palawan is surrounded by such beautiful coral gardens and reefs that are abundant with colorful marine life, there is always an eclectic mix of travellers to mingle with wherever you chose to stay. The locals are also incredibly friendly and engaging which always makes overseas travel infinitely more enriching.
Furthermore, if you intend to explore the island during your spare time organzing trips, tours and activities through hostels and guest accommodations is a walk in the park (or a snorkel in the sea).