Holistic Center Nevada County, United States

3 reviews3

Yoga and Meditation Retreat in California needs kitchen helpers

Help a sustainable project
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Expand your environmental consciousness
3 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Connect with nature
3 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Basic Internet Access
Basic speed internet for you to work remotely
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

The Experience

Participate in yoga and meditation classes while helping our staff provide delicious meals and clean, comfortable lodging for guests. For 50+ years we have provided this beautiful retreat to guests from around the world. Beautiful, 72-acre setting amid meditation gardens and lush forest land. Beginners are welcome! No drugs. Based on teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the classic "Autobiography of a Yogi".

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  • Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 75 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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3 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


Holistic Center


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 3 Developing environmental awareness
  • 3 Get in touch with nature
  • 3 Developing social awareness
  • 2 Learning about sustainability
  • 2 Creating true social impact
  • 2 Immersing in the local culture

United States


The Center is a wonderful place to immerse yourself in nature and the Center. I very much enjoyed my time. I had a great little cabin to sleep in and there was nourishing food prepared everyday. The work is easy enough and if you show a liking or talent for something in particular it is noticed and often encouraged. Everyone was super kind and helpful. Lots of love and understanding. A very peaceful experience. I'm inspired and will most likely return when life allows.

11 months ago

United States


This experience has changed my life in ways I can't explain. From the moment I arrived, I felt Love. And I mean that sincerely. Everyone, in their own unique ways, inadvertently taught me what family truly means. They have all created an open and emotionally safe environment with kindness, compassion, and respect as the foundation. This app doesn't allow enough words to explain how this has impacted my life. In short: Spiritual values, how to meditate, amazing yoga postures, the ability to work in a team and much more, are all things I have learned from this experience. I am forever grateful.

about 1 year ago



My experience at "the Center" was beautiful. I felt very welcome when I first arrived, I remember that as soon as I arrived, Anandi wanted to make sure I felt as comfortable as possible, and I'm very thankful for this. Also, the place is magical and full of good energy, I was able to learn a lot from Paramahansa Yogananda and his teachings. What I loved most about this place is the people that I met there. All the staff members are very good people, they all helped me answer any question that I had, not only regarding the tasks, but about life as well! I'll definitely come back!

about 1 year ago

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