Detox Half Fasting Retreat

Date: November 23 – 29, 2013 One week retreat with senior teachers of the macrobiotics from Japan


Under the guidance of Macrobiotic teacher, Chuya Hashimoto, this half-fasting retreat offers you the chance to rediscover your spark and re-energise yourself in body, mind and spirit. Combining diet, yoga, barefoot shiatsu, guided relaxation, meditation, bush walking, teachings of macrobiotic kitchen rules, lectures and group sessions this special retreat is the perfect way to bring back the feeling of health, happiness and clarity.

Cost: $1,500 – includes all meals and accommodation (10% discount for previous participants)

Location: Near Sydney at Govinda Valley, 51 Lady Carrington Rd  Otford NSW 2508 *please ensure not to contact the venue as they cannot assist you with any queries or bookings.

[to register your place, go to our "Registration" page - coming soon!]

outdoor programme

Imagine yourself unwinding whilst surrounded by the calm wilderness of Australian bush. Each day will include meditation, yoga, group exercise, bush walks, barefoot shiatsu and guided relaxation. We will have a simple diet of drinks, soup and an evening meal. There will also be ample time each afternoon where you can relax by the ocean or enjoy your surroundings at the Govinda Valley retreat centre.

Led by our experienced and caring teachers from Japan, you can be assured of a rich, varied and holistic experience of yoga, macrobiotics, detox and wellness.

Half-fasting seminar with Chiaki & Chuya Hashimoto:

  • Energise your body
  • Boost your immune system
  • Recover from illness
  • Weight regulation
  • Bring clarity to your life
  • Special workshops for all age groups
  • Detoxifying your body
  • Improve your judgement, decisiveness and concentration