The many ways to do a small (or big!) act of good together with your team, friends, family or anyone else. There are online and in-person options available.

These activities are perfect for: Business trips, school field trips, team-building exercises, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

Any profit made for carrying out these services will go directly to the person or organisation who provided the service. This is one of the many ways that we support communities and organisations around the world.

A percentage goes back to ANIMA to support our many projects and to cover the costs associated with providing these services.

ACTS OF GOOD FOR YOURSELF AND FOR THE EARTH

  • Feel the Earth under your feet: w/ Señor Octavio

Join Señor Octavio in Los Dinamos forest to meditate, learn traditional Nahuatl dance and song, and to take part in a traditional temazcal ceremony. With his guidance, Octavio hopes to impart mindfulness onto you while you learn about his rich culture.

*In-person

  • Applied artisan history: w/ Señor Octavio or Señor Rubén

With a skilled artisan as your teacher, take part in a basic workshop where you learn to make artisanal works of art, from jewelry to dream catchers. Most of the items will be made using recycled or repurposed materials!

Learn the history of Prehispanic instruments and the origins of Prehispanic music with an expert! He will help you to construct some Prehispanic instruments of your own using natural resources like mud. He will also give you a demonstration of how these instruments can be played.

*In-person

  • The road less traveled: w/ Koen

Koen will take you on a walk through nature, all the while telling stories and educating you about the natural world you are immersed in.

*In-person

  • Holistic plant healing: w/ Señora Olga

Learn from horticulture specialist Señora Olga how to make personal care products out of the plants you have around your house. She’ll teach you how to make environmentally-friendly cleaning products and cosmetics!

*In-person (Mercado Jamaica, Casa de Cultura Las Jarillas), online

  • Flavours of the earth: w/ Antonio Guzmán

Learn the story of regional Mexican cuisine and then cook some! This workshop focuses on Entomofagia, or the consumption of insects to make various foods. The bulk of what you will learn how to make will consist of insects and fresh fruits & vegetables.

*Online

  • We are one consciousness-building workshop: w/ Jorge Hernandez & Team ANIMA

This workshop will feature the 7 acts of good and will teach you tools and skills that help you to live in the moment, make connections with the natural world and foster empowerment.

*Online (?)

  • Waste & sustainability: w/ Jorge or Huerto Roma

In this workshop, learn the proper way to handle waste, tips on how to reuse or repurpose materials and how to make and maintain compost. It’s a great introduction into living more sustainably.

*Online (?)

  • Sharing recipes: w/ Mago (+ other women in Mexico, incl. Enkorto, Mercado Jamaica)

Learn to cook traditional Mexican meals from women who have done it all their lives! You will be sent all the food that will be used in each recipe alongside a recipe and an invite to the online tutorial.

*In-person (Mercado Jamaica), Online

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ACTS OF GOOD FOR OTHERS AND FOR THE EARTH

Connect to a village & donate clothes – w/ Cesar Quintana

  • Travel to a town to donate clothes. On the way there, you will be told about the history of the town your are visiting. It’s all about living together, to see diverse perspectives of life, to learn, to play and to comprehend the situation of others and all of us

Connect with a public school in the city

  • Get involved with activities planned by ANIMA. Get to know the students that you help, live amongst them and experience their social environment. Understanding that this world is all of us. Make a community project with your team – w/ Comedor, Casa de Ancianos

Active integration and participation of these activities. Permits a space where your teammates and colleagues can develop empathy and understanding between themselves and the people who live around them on a daily basis.