THE WHOLE TRUTH RETREAT: Summer 2018

Crystal Kloof Conservancy, Overberg, Western Cape

TRUE NATURE-

5th-14th Jan 2018

 

When much of our existence is shaped around the needs and expectations of others, societal conditioning and even our own ideas of who we should be, we can lose touch with our essence, and spend our lives in a state of continual striving. 

This retreat is an invitation to explore who we are beyond the limiting borders of belief, ego and unconscious patterns and expand into a more inclusive sense of self that opens us to our own perfection and potential. 

 

At this Summer retreat, realign yourself with your natural state of being and its inherent harmony, creativity and intelligence. Explore ways to support and enhance the flow of life force in all aspects of yourself, and experience the joy and freedom that is the essence of who you already are.

 

Over 10 days you will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Uncover your body’s vibrant state of being through our programme of physical cleansing and natural nutrition

  • Enliven your everyday experience with simple tools to support optimum nourishment, breathing, movement and healing, forming a strong foundation for holistic wellbeing

  • Honour creative expression, inherent and vital to our human experience

  • Make contact with your natural confidence, wisdom and compassion through meditative practice and true presence

  • Experience the transformative power of ceremony, intention and gratitude

  • Realign with the deep intelligence of your own life force, the natural world, and universal consciousness

 

Included in the cost of this retreat:

 

  • 9 nights accommodation at Crystal Kloof Conservancy

  • 4 days of exquisite organic raw food meals

  • 6 day organic fruit and vegetable juice cleanse

  • Herbal medicinal treatments, supplements and herbal teas

  • Daily Yoga sessions- suitable for all levels of experience

  • Meditation instruction and daily group practice

  • Daily guided processes- intuitive art, nature walks, free dance, sound journeys

  • Welcome pack, including certified organic personal care products, journal and stationery.

  • Information guide to support your continuing wellness and the maintenance of a healthy, balanced and whole lifestyle

 

Optional Extras:

 

  • Alternative health therapies: choose from massage/ bodywork/ reflexology/ bio-energy balance/ reiki/ organic facial/ therapeutic yoga

  • 6 day self administered Colonic Cleanse programme

  • Shuttle service to Crystal Kloof Conservancy from Cape Town International Airport

 

The Whole Truth Retreat specialises in 7 and 10 day retreats that offer you the opportunity to experience the deep restfulness, simplicity and joy that may be found in the present moment, a space which we occupy far too seldom in our everyday lives. Our programme of physical cleansing, daily meditation & yoga, creative process, nature immersion, and the exploration of expanded states of consciousness forms a strong container in which awareness can grow. 

 

 

To reserve your place on this retreat, please email Tasha at maitri@mioja.co.za 

 

 

VENUE:

Crystal Kloof is an untouched paradise of mossy forest, waterfall and mountain majesty, offering off-the-grid, earth-built accommodation. Weather permitting, some nights may be spent sleeping at other tented or open air locations on the conservancy.

MENU:

This retreat has a raw food menu on the first two and last two days to ease you into and out of the 6 day organic juice cleanse. Raw food meals and juices are thoughtfully and lovingly created by raw food chef and nutrition expert Lisa Rae Tarr, and will astound you with their unbelievably delicious tastes and variety, and inspire you to a new way of feeding yourself and your family.

We use locally sourced, organically grown fruit and vegetables, as we've found that high quality, fresh produce offers you the deepest and most complete cleanse, and restores your body to a state of balance and satisfied nourishment.

 

We grow our own wheatgrass and microgreens, vibrant with life force and phytonutrients for only-just-harvested plant power. Preferring supplements from natural sources, we wild harvest the renowned South African remedy Aloe ferox for juicing and brew our own alkalising apple cider vinegar tonic.

Feeding yourself cleanly, lightly and naturally for a full 10 days allows you to experience your body in a state of wellness that you may never have felt before.

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A warm and wholesome welcome with these Whole Truth Retreat raw food snacks- buckwheat onion bread, seed crackers, raw vegan cream cheese, spiced cashews, and organic strawberries. Hello!

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Our last meal at the Whole Truth Retreat- the kitchen alchemy gave us gold!

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Lisa Rae Tarr- our inspired, passionate and utterly dedicated raw food chef and juice master. If that wasn't enough already, she's also an expert on nutrition & natural health.

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This morning's haul from the market- getting set for a week long Juice Cleanse with beautiful, locally and organically grown veggies for juicing and broth.

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Butternut, carrot and ginger juice with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Tastes like a golden, happy harvest 🌻🌻🌻

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Our first rawfood supper at the Whole Truth Retreat: tomato & pea chia curry with cauliflower rice, carrot-orange sambal, mango chutney, minted cucumber cashew yoghurt and spiced onion flatbread.

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Our eighteenth! and last juice this week- beetroot, carrot, lemon, ginger, with a sea green spirulina chaser, made totally palatable with a tiny piece of blended banana.

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Raw food Lasagne coming out of the Whole Truth Retreat kitchen at Bodhi Khaya - a whole lotta uncooking going on!

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A superboost of antioxidants + Vitamin C in a glass of Carrot, Orange Pomegranate Juice, with Lemon, Ginger and Cayenne chaser for building internal heat.

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Wild harvested Aloe ferox and freshly juiced wheatgrass for internal healing and deep cellular cleansing.

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First food after a day Vision Questing- organic figs, guavas, pineapple, pomegranate & five kinds of handmade raw chocolate!

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How you transition from a juice fast to solid food again is important. To avoid the possibility of a roadside pie landing in a freshly cleansed and rested gut, we send our retreatants home with takeaways! Convenience, good digestion, excellent nutrition and high vibrations all in one delicious package :)

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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR CLEANSING PROGRAMME AND WHAT IT CAN DO FOR YOU HERE >>>