In the beginning of 2008 I did a 21 day fast and silent meditation retreat...
It was the most challenging and most rewarding experience I have ever done. I went into deeply transformative spaces in body and psyche. The profound spiritual transformation is still fully present, reverberating through me as a continuous ecstatic undercurrent. In general, I feel reborn, renewed, fresh and bubbling, vibrantly alive and full of gratitude.
CHRONIC BACK PAIN:|
... I spent thousands of dollars on treatments and supplements which gave me partial and temporary relief over years of efforts.
I fasted for 10 days with Maya's guidance, wisdom and care. My pain steadily decreased. ... I feel so good that I have become a true believer in the power of living nutrition. ...
The Miracle of Fasting
and Conscious Eating
Mental, Emotional and Physical Detoxification and Revitalizing
A water fast followed by a rebuilding phase with organic live raw foods and juices, coconut water and exercise. Can also be done as a juice fast with a day or two of water fasting. Or a spiritual fast, with meditation and prayer.
Before the fast:
Progressive detoxification is recommended. It may by
done at the clinic or at home, one week or more prior
to the beginning of the retreat. This preparation will
consist of a raw live food diet, juicing, exercise,
and journaling. Introspection is important to prepare
the mind for change and the succesful implementation
of new lifestyle habits.
Improve the detoxification efficiency by preparing for your fast at home.
here for details.
available at the beginning and the end of the workshop.
During the water
Resting, complete relaxation and contemplation is the main focus of the
fast. Secondary activities such as
meditation, praying, sun bathing, yoga, drawing, painting, skin brushing,
may spontanously occur.
Medical support: Mini daily checkups with Dr. Baylac to
ascertain progress of the fast.
Spiritual and emotional support: More extensive visits
can occur when necessary. Life
style change consultations. Meditation and contemplation.
After the fast:
of foods with food sensitivity testing.
Rebuilding the body with vibrant raw live food and
juices. Continued introspection and meditation.
Progressive re-introduction of physical activities.
Optional (since rest & recovery is the goal):
Soaking in wild steam vents.
Bathing and swimming in natural warm pools, by the ocean.
Nature walks in the jungle or to the crater.
sun bathing, yoga, gentle massage, singing, laughing,
crying, praying, circling, dancing, drawing, painting.
Hands-on live food preparation, and continuing lifestyle