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Ubud, Bali Retreat 24th October – 2nd November, 2013 – 9 nights For comprehensive information on everything included in the retreat, please go to the Main Retreat Page The Embracing Health Nine Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat in October 2013, is being held in beautiful Ubud, Bali. Our previous retreats in Bali have
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What Makes A Good Detox Retreat?

by Leisa on May 9, 2013

I’ve been running the Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for almost five years now, travelling around Australia and to Bali, teaching hundreds of people about the benefits of detoxification and sharing with them an incredible physical and emotional experience over the week of my retreats. When I started up, there were very
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2013 Retreats Are Released!

by Leisa on February 12, 2013

The Embracing Life! Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for 2013 have been released! As many of you know, I am not running any retreats in the first half of this year (due to a book that I am writing, that will launching about September) – but I have three fantastic retreats coming up throughout
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An Abundance of Wholefood – Part 2

by Leisa on November 26, 2012

Yesterday I wrote about An Abundance of Wholefood – Part 1 & spoke about how at my retreats we do a five day juice fast, and how many people who have never juice fasted before, think of juicing as “starving” or “deprivati0n”, when nothing could be further from the truth. The concentrated nutrients in the
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An Abundance of Wholefood – Part 1

by Leisa on November 26, 2012

At my retreats I hold a lecture that I call “The Philosophy of Food as Medicine” – which sounds pretty intense – but what it actually is about, is a celebration of all that wholefood has to offer. One of the key concepts that I love to teach, is about abundance, about embracing the abundance
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Oxalates in Greens? Bad?

by Leisa on November 13, 2012

One question that I often get asked, is about the potential dangers of oxalates in greens. Oxalates are a plant chemical which has the potential to combine with calcium to form a calcium-oxalate stone. These are commonly known as kidney stones, and many people ask whether they should avoid leafy green vegetables, and other natural
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Last Retreat for Almost 12 Months!

by Leisa on November 8, 2012

I have a confession to make. The upcoming Eight Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat being held by the pristine beaches of Busselton, WA at the end of November, is going to be the last retreat I run for nearly a year… I absolutely love running the Embracing Life! Retreats, but for the past couple
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Juicing Can Wreck Your Looks – Really?

by Leisa on July 12, 2012

I enjoy flicking through mainstream media sites to see what is capturing people’s attention, and also to see what is being said in the health arena. Quite often I will be asked about a certain news report on health, or a new diet craze, so I feel it’s important to keep up-to-date, not only with
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Something very exciting has happened! Three months out from our August Bali Retreat, I was completely booked out with a waiting list and quite a few enquiries… So I got on the phone to Villa Gaia in Bali and organised to do another retreat in August for those who missed out on the first one!
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Would You Like to do a Detox Retreat in Bali?

by Leisa on January 9, 2012

How would you like to join us at an amazing eight day detox retreat in beautiful Bali in March? You could be one of those lucky people if you choose to join us at the March Embracing Life! Bali Retreat! With just over six weeks to go until it starts on the 2nd March, there are just six
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