Levels: Initiate and Intermediate
Our body is usually exposed to toxic materials through air pollution, food and water. With time we end up accumulating toxins in our bodies, damaging our cells, causing inflammation, reducing our capacity to absorb nutrients and ultimately, it can cause decease and chronic pain.
The least stimulating, acidic and inflammatory ingredients, the simpler the digestion and the easier it is to absorb vitamins and minerals.
However, poor choice of food is not the only source of intoxication feelings. The adopted routine, stress, negativity, excess work, anxiety, exhausting emotions, the information we consume and the way we think is crucial to our health.
Our focus is to help purify, nourish and balance our bodies (physical, mental and emotional), creating the right environment so that our body can activate the innate ability to re-establish and regenerate and so that you can adopt new, healthier and more conscious life habits in all areas of your life.
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What is detox?
As the name says it’s a detox, a purification, a cleanse, a sanitation of body, mind and emotions. The liquid base fasting promotes the liberation and removal of toxins present in the body, mainly in the liver and intestines. Those toxins accumulate along the years and end up making the body more impermeable to the absorption of nutrients. Besides the cleanse we are going to have the chance to nourish your body.
Did you know that… The simpler the recipes the more nourishment to the body?
The less ingredients the body must process, the simpler the digestion, the easier will be the absorption of nutrients, allowing the digestive system to rest and, consequently, accelerate the vital regeneration of the body.
The simpler the food, the clearer our thoughts and the better prepared we’ll be to understand the subtleties of life.
Are you searching to...
Boost your confidence and connection with yourself to achieve your life goals;
Transform your lifestyle, implement a clearer and healthier routine;
Change perspective about problems / challenges and strengthen your resilience;
Leave your comfort zone to get better results out of life;
Change your emotional, mental and physical state;
Decelerate from the daily stress, relax and reduce your anxiety levels;
Rejuvenate, regenerate and recover vitality;
Increase focus and concentration;
Gain clarity, inspiration and creativity for your professional projects or new life goals;
Embrace a decelerated, healthier and more natural lifestyle;
Disconnect from all technological pollution (optional);
Improve the communication and relationship with yourself and others;
Do a detox of chemical / medicinal / chemotherapy treatments;
Simply being present and enjoy time for yourself.
The physical benefits are:
Improvements to the colon operation;
Strengthening of the immune system;
Increasing nutrients absorption;
Improvements to the digestive system, reducing digestive disorders;
Improvements to liver functions;
Reducing of skin impurities, skin problem crisis – acne;
Reducing of allergy crisis;
Weight loss stimulation;
Memory development is stimulated;
Reducing of headaches;
Improvements to sleep patterns;
Aids in dealing with depression, anxiety and lack of enthusiasm for life;
Increases your mood and energy levels;
Reduces continued fatigue;
Rejuvenates, improves older appearance.
And the list goes on…
How does it work?
As soon as we receive the reservation amount, we’ll send a survey meant to gather your personal data and medical history information.
On the day of the arrival we’ll have a circle with a brief introduction and preparation for the detox.
On the second day of the retreat you have an individual appointment with our Traditional Chinese Medicine therapist and Naturopath – Rita Antão. After the medical evaluation a fully personalized detox and food plan will be designed following the orientations from the principles of the Traditional Chinese Medicine.
During the retreat detox tea, soups and juices/milkshakes will be served according to your diet plan. All meals are free from dairy, sugar and gluten. Stimulating and inflammatory drinks will not be served: coffee, alcohol and sugar.
During the retreat you may further deepen your work through different proposed detoxifying practices or integrative therapies.
In the end of the retreat we’ll have a circle to close and integrate. You will also have at your disposal a food plan for a month and we’ll be available by email to answer any doubts (Follow-up).
You may choose to extend the program at Quintinha do Mar or to do an online following program.
The practice of Yoga, with its postures (asanas), and its techniques (pranayamas), the different meditations and relaxation techniques (Nidra) seeks to bring an improvement on the quality of life and a harmony between the different bodies (physical, emotional and mental). It helps us to ground ourselves, relax, detox and expand, not only the body. It expands our consciousness and changes the way we see the world.
“The perfection of Yoga is to be exactly as we Are.”
Yoga at Quintinha do Mar offers a diversified range of possibilities, in the practice, that may be achieved by anyone, independent of their physical condition.
Day after day, and as we develop the connection with Yoga, the practices adapt, either to the moment as to the needs of the group, and it can be quiet or more dynamic.
The purpose is always self-knowledge, presence and full connection with your Being and with everything that surrounds you.
Qi Gong & Tai Chi Ch’uan
Taijiwuxigong is a Chinese self-healing system, simple and powerful, based in Qi Gong (Chi Kung) and Taiji (Tai Chi Ch’uan) founded by the great master Dr. Shen Hongxun.
This system uses several synchronized exercises, static and dynamic postures, combined with breathing techniques, sound and mental concentration that may be executed standing or lying down.
This practice fits everyone and may be adapted to all ages and health conditions.
The main objectives are to detox / purify the body, the energetic system and the emotions, promoting health, rejuvenation, joy and vitality.
It’s an opportunity to unleash your inner potential and discover a new way to look at yourself and to the world.
1 personalized consultation with a doctor (Traditional Chinese Medicine) who will advise you on what is most appropriate for your body;
Diet plan for one month (and follow-up by email for questions);
5h of Qi Gong;
5h of Yoga;
1 session Therapeutic Massage - Tui Na (1h);
Therapeutic Activities: Gratitude Journal & Personal Mantra;
1 Therapeutic Walk Mountain and Sea;
1 Individual Therapy - Unlock your vital energy;
6 nights accommodation;
You will always have teas, soups and juices / detox smoothies available.
1 p. in a shared room of 4 people (rooms for girls and rooms for boys, with bunk beds) € 760
1 p. shared double room € 1010
1 p. private room € 1140
1 p. private apartment € 1430
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19 Feb - 25 Feb
23 Feb - 29 Feb
1 Mar - 7 Mar
8 Mar. - 14 Mar
15 Mar. - 21 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
29 Mar - 4 Apr
5 Apr - 11 Apr
12 Apr - 18 Apr
19 Apr - 25 Apr
26 Apr - 2 May
3 May - 9 May
10 May - 16 May
17 May - 23 May
24 May - 30 May
31 May - 6 Jun
7 Jun - 13 Jun
14 Jun - 20 Jun
21 Jun - 27 Jun
28 Jun - 4 Jul
5 Jul - 11 Jul
12 Jul - 18 Jul
19 Jul - 25 Jul
26 Jul - 1 Aug
2 Aug - 8 Aug
9 Aug - 15 Aug
16 Aug - 22 Aug
23 Aug - 29 Aug
30 Aug - 5 Sep
6 Sep - 12 Sep
13 Sep - 19 Sep
20 Sep - 26Sep
27 Sep - 3 Oct
4 Oct - 10 Oct
11 Oct - 17 Oct
18 Oct - 24 Oct
25 Oct - 31 Nov
1 Nov - 7 Nov
8 Nov - 14 Nov
15 Nov - 21 Nov
22 Nov - 28 Nov
This retreat takes place several times throughout the year (February to November).
The proposed dates are suggestions, you can ask for a specific date.
Arrival: From 4 pm
Departure: Until 11am
If your booking is made 6 months prior to the retreat we offer a 10% discount of the total amount.
Discounts are not be combined cumulative with other offers.