Vinyasa Yoga – for the body & the mind

Vinyasa Yoga  every Tuesday and Thursday

from 7:30pm to 8:45pm at Villa Helena.

Yoga, is a physical activity that educates the body and the mind. An ancient Indian form of exercise that was introduced to Western countries in the late 19th century.

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Back to School: Keep it Green

Back to School: Keep it Green

Top tips on how to go back to School Sustainably:

  1. A Green Start. Spend an hour to organize how you will start the school year by spending less on new uniforms, backpacks and stationary. Make a list of what you absolutely need and leave out any of the extras.
  2. Create an Inventory. Take a close look at what you already own and think that maybe instead of b

Movimento Claro – No more Plastic Straw

Movimento Claro - Claro Movement

is an initiative that started this March of 2018.  Created by three young women who want to end the use of Plastic Straws in the Council of Cascais, where they reside. The founders share a love and respect for the ocean, for nature and particularly for Cascais, where they would like to see other residents be more conscious by making daily choices that can help preserve the environment. Read more

Plastic Free July is coming up next

Plastic Free July is coming up, time to implement some changes,

Say No to Single-Use Plastic!

Plastic Free July was setup in Western Australia in 2011 and has since grown to reach millions of participants in over 200 countries all over the world! What was once a Movement has become a not-for-profit charitable foundation that is dedicated to encourage people to use less plastic and in doing so co-create a better future for the generations to come. Next month's challenge is

Carcavelos Micro-Plastic Beach Clean Up

Carcavelos Micro-Plastic Beach Clean Up

A Sustainable Living and Straw Patrol organised a beach clean up of Carcavelos beach, in Portugal with the participation of St. Julian's International school teachers and students. The event took place on Sunday the 27th of May and the priority was to collect the maximum amount of microplastics from a small area at the rear of the beach.

Education, Culture and Environmentalism at the Verbier Sculpture Park and Residency

Education, Culture and Environmentalism at the Verbier Sculpture Park and 3-d Sculpture Park and Residency

3D-Foundation - non profit organization - in Verbier, Switzerland

The 3-D foundation began in 2010, with artists Madeleine Paternot and Kiki Thompson. It is based in the beautiful Alpine environment of Verbier, in Switzerland. The foundation is a not for profit organization that is dedicated to the creation of Contemporary Art

Save our Oceans – Sir David Attenborough – Blue Planet

Sir David Attenborough – The BBC Blue Planet Series – Teaching future generations to respect our beautiful World

Blue Planet I & II Series show us the the richness of the Ocean World.

Sir David Attenborough has received several awards for his services to nature conservation, study and communication. He is considered  “the greatest broadcaster of our time.” Damian Whitworth, “David Attenborough on Charles Darwin – Times Online”The Times, February 2009.


Decorative Arts & Crafts Workshops

FRESS is the center for furniture & applied arts in Portugal. It is located at the Azurara Palace, in the heart of Lisbon, below the castle and viewing the river Tagus. The Foundation has 18 laboratories.  The artisans work to create, maintain & teach the techniques of woodworking, metalworking, book-binding, decorative gilding, drawing, decorative painting, textiles, upholstery & trimmings and restoration of traditional art works. There