Yoga Cleanse Retreat Metchosin 2016

Yoga Cleanse Retreat Metchosin 2016

My next Yoga Cleanse Retreat is here!

I've offered Yoga Cleanse Retreats in places such as Costa Rica and Vancouver Island. They offer an opportunity for participants to relax and rejuvenate while at the same time going through a process of cleansing. This year a wonderful eco-therapy practitioner will be joining me too. 

These retreats involve beautiful nourishing meals and guidance from experienced practitioners. Basically when you sign up for a Yoga Cleanse Retreat you can rest assured you'll be in qualified and caring hands!

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Detox with Cereal Grasses

Detox with Cereal Grasses

There are different kinds of cereal grasses including barley and wheat grass. They have small differences but for the most part their properties, benefits and uses are very similar so I will discuss them together.

Use it for:

  • Promoting weight loss and assisting digestion
  • Boosting immunity
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I Want to Cleanse. Where Should I Start?

I Want to Cleanse. Where Should I Start?

As we sink into this season of autumn many of us feel the natural turning of attention inward. The busyness of summer has calmed and we can now take the time to prepare for winter. Just like spring the autumn is a time of transition. In the autumn we move from the heights to the depths. Cleansing and fasting is a wonderful way to mark this time of transition and prepare our bodies and minds for winter. Cleansing has always been historically used as a healing remedy and used traditionally as a way to mark the transition of the seasons, clear stagnant emotions and physical issues, re-establish a healthier relationship to food, detoxify the body and mind of excess wastes, and used to prepare the self for spiritual practice.

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The 3 Most High Power Green Foods

The 3 Most High Power Green Foods

While all foods can be used medicinally some "superfoods" have an unusually high amount of beneficial nutrients and energetic vitality.

In general all green foods (especially the algae below) are detoxifying - they help to clean the blood, support the function of the liver, they decrease inflammation and acidity in the body, and increase alkalinity. They are also loaded with vitamins and minerals so they can be great for those working with deficiencies.

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The Energetics of Spring

The Energetics of Spring

 According to TCM this season is related to the wood element and Liver energy. The wood element is where manifestation begins to form from deep seeds full of potential.

Liver energy can become stagnated with stress (especially emotional stress), intoxicants and too much rich or denatured food.

When the Liver is stagnant we may experience problems with our emotional life, menstrual cycles, eyes, and tendons....

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