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Bamboo Course Reciprocal Roof
Bamboo Course Reciprocal Roof

Sun, Mar 31

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EcoMaste, Fuente Verde

Bamboo Course Reciprocal Roof

Amazing opportunity to learn from Bamboo Master James Wolf and Bamboo Builder and Designer Jose Bermudez. This course will empower you and inspire you to build with bamboo. You will also have the chance to connect to the lush jungle and holistic practices to ground and nourish you deeply.

Time & Location

Mar 31, 2024, 2:00 PM CST – Apr 11, 2024, 5:00 PM CST

EcoMaste, Fuente Verde, San José, Tinamaste, Costa Rica

About The Experience

About the experience

This is a unique transformative educational, hands-on experience!

Learn from globaly recognized expert, Bamboo Master James Wolf and passionate designer and natural builder Jose Bermudez

Come to EcoMaste and experience the vibrance of life in the jungle. Our land is full of exotic fruit, vegetables and medicinal plants. Here you will have an opportunity to connect with other like-minded beings, explore a jungle oasis, enjoy nutritious and delicious plant-based meals, and learn the foundational skills you need to build with bamboo.

The project

In this course we will be building a reciprocal roof over our Toucan cob oven!

Our goal is for students to have a metamorphic participation encouraging you to live in harmony with yourself and nature. We trust that what you receive will inspire you to spread this knowledge and create a ripple effect in the world.

This is a great chance to cultivate your inner vitality. Daily you will be guided through a balance of grounding and revitalizing breath, meditation, yoga and movement practices.

Immerse Yourself in Bamboo 

Ecomaste, Bamboo Master Studio and Equilibrium Project are collaborating to bring you a quality bamboo immersion experience. Connect to self and to this beautiful grass. You will learn all the principles you need to know to start working with bamboo. 

Highlights:

  • Learn from Bamboo Master James Wolf
  • Collaborative construction
  • Exploring various bamboo construction methods 
  • Model-making exercises
  • Building, Design concept, James Wolf & Jose Bermudez
  • Theory presentations by Sam Marquardt
  • Suitable for any level, experienced to expert
  • Meditation and Yoga daily
  • 2 plant based meals per day
  • Fresh local fruit throughout the day
  • Chill out thime at the river and pond
  • Hiking trails on property
  • Reiki, body massage or a guided personal healing session, at additional cost.

Learning: 

  • Learn about bamboo varieties
  • Harvesting, processing, management, treatment and curing methods.
  • Demonstration of tools 
  • Proper use of manual and electrical tools
  • Splitting of bamboo, bending, drilling, pegging, lashing, fish mouths and other joinery techniques.
  • How to make a fish mouth
  • Make bamboo nails as well as sticks for model making

Daily flow:

6:30 a.m. - Yoga

8 a.m. - Breakfast

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Classroom Lectures/ Hands-on Workshops

12 p.m. - Lunch

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Siesta

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Hands-On Workshops/Build

6 p.m. - Dinner

7:30 p.m. - Slideshows/ Videos

Limited space available

*Accomodations vary according to room and privacy

Please make sure you bring your own yoga mat, gloves, goggles and water bottle. We will send you an email with a list of prefered tools to have upon request.

Workshop participants must be 18 or older.

Deposit of $250 to hold my space (Undecided on sleeping arrangements) please reach out directly.

Nos vemos en la jungla!

Count me in!

  • Curso y Comidas Costarricense

    Tu tiquete cubre: - Curso de Bambu - Cama en cuarto compartido o espacio para acampar - Todas las comidas - Acceso a los baños secos y duchas libres. Llegada Marzo 31. El curso empieza la mañana siguiente hasta el 11 de Abril que es el día de salida.

    $555.00
  • Course & Meals Commuter

    Your ticket covers: - Bamboo course - All meals - Access to lodge facilities Arrival March 31st. The course begins the next morning until the 12th. Tu tiquete cubre: - Curso de Bambu - Todas las comidas - Acceso a los baños secos y duchas libres. Llegada Marzo 31. El curso empieza la mañana siguiente hasta el 12 de Abril que es el día de salida.

    $699.00
  • Course & Meals plus BYOT

    Bring your own Tent. Your ticket covers: Course tuition All meals Space to setup your tent. Access to compost toilet and showers. Arrival date is March 31st. Course runs the next morning until April 11th which is check out.

    $750.00
  • Course & Meals plus Single bed

    This is a shared room option, first come first serve bunk beds. Your ticket covers: Course tuition All meals Bunk bed in a shared room Access to compost toilet and hot shower available. Arrival date is March 31st. Course runs the next morning until April 11th which is check out. If you would like to sign up for the internship program, please let us know.

    $799.00
  • Course & Meals plus Deluxe

    This is a shared 2 person room (one double*, one single bunk bed) Your ticket covers: Course tuition All meals Private shared room for 2 Access to regular toilet and hot shower available. Arrival date is March 31st. Course runs the next morning until the 11th which is check out. If you would like to sign up for the internship program, your ticket money will be applied towards it. Please let us know.

    $850.00
  • Course & Meals Plus Private

    This is a private room (one single bed) Your ticket covers: Course tuition All meals Private room Arrival date is March 31st. Course runs the next morning until April 11th which is check out.

    $899.00
  • Course & Meals plus Cabina

    This is a private room upstairs and downstairs 2 person (one double bed and one single bed) Your ticket covers: Course tuition All meals Private shared room Access to regular toilet and hot shower available. Arrival date is March 31st. Course runs the next morning until April 11th which is check out.

    $999.00

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