10 Days Fasting&Yoga Retreat in Julian Alps

  • Pokljuka Gorge, Zgornje Gorje, Slovenia
  • Ongoing package (10 days / 9 nights)

About us

Inner Cleansing Journey offers fasting retreats for the people who need a detox from unhealthy eating habit and who wants to get rid of toxins from the body. Fasting is an old technique for healing the body and soul and it is the top priority at this retreat. We'll fast 4 days by drinking fresh organic juices, made from four types of vegetables; beetroot, carrot, parsley, and celery. Each client will get their own backpack with full fasting equipment: enema, toothbrush, scraper for the tongue, skin brush, thermos and a big towel for the sauna.


Andro Fini Skaleras, 62 (writer) I am a retired person. Many years ago I made quite a few cleansing, from weekly to monthly, just by the water. Of course today I would not repeat this, but I often tried to repeat the fast, but I failed in any way. Until I met Bilka, an excellent nutrition expert. With the original approach to healthy and therapeutic fasting she lead me with such lightness, that I did not feel the slightest crisis for seventeen days, even in the first three days, which are usually the most difficult one. I'm grateful to her.

Event Highlights

  • Four days we'll fast by drinking fresh organic juices, made from four types of vegetables; beetroot, carrot, parsley, and celery. All our local organic vegetable juices are cold pressed and retain 95% of their natural nutrients and enzymes. Vegetables can help eliminate yeast and fight off foreign entities. They also contain high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals which protect healthy cells and eliminate unbalanced or infected cells.
  • Once a day we will drink a juice made from lemons, oranges, grapefruit and kiwi. Tea herbs and spring water are also very important. All beverages we will drink warm. Teas as senna, nettle, sage, mint, and chamomile kill yeast and help purify the body. Each client will get their own backpack with full fasting equipment: enema, toothbrush, scraper for the tongue, skin brush, energetic glass and a big towel for the sauna.
  • Daily meditations, Hatha yoga, discussions, and workshops will help you mingle with your "new fasting friends" and exchange thoughts and experiences in order to bring yourself beyond body and mind limitations.
  • During the day we will do everything together in the spirit of teamwork in the community. You will have the option to participate in plenty of activities or simply rest in peace and read a book.

Venue Highlights

Our accommodation is in one of the largest national parks in Europe called Triglav National Park. The park was named after Triglav, the highest mountain in the heart of the park, which is also the highest summit in Slovenia (2864 m). In the stunning surrounding of Slovenian forest Pokljuka near mountain resort Bled your body and mind will get rid of stress, toxins, and bad habits. We will do hiking and we will take you for a stunning places in Triglav national park. Sauna and classical massage are included in the price. Our team has provided you with excellent literature in English.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Sauna
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio

Schedule

Our Team will assist the participants at any time through the specific Inner Cleansing Journey experience. Constant support will start early in the morning with meditation and Hatha yoga. During the day we will juice local & organic beetroot and carrots, make cleansing teas and prepare other accessories for fasting (enema). All the fasting equipment you receive for free in a handy backpack.

You will have the option to participate in plenty of activities or simply rest in peace and read a book. In the surrounding natural environment, nothing will disturb your tranquility.

07:00 AM
meditation
08:00 AM
Hatha Yoga
09:30 AM
Breakfast - Juicing
10:30 AM
Workshop, Jyotish Astrology
11:30 AM
Transition time for a rest and time for the enema
01:00 PM
Lunch - Juicing and Breuss Soup
03:00 PM
Transition time for a rest, Tea Time
04:00 PM
Workshop, Juicing citrus fruit
05:00 PM
Finish Sauna, Tea Time
06:00 PM
Diner - Juicing Beetroot
07:00 PM
Zen Meditation, Massage

* The ICJ (InnerCleansingJourney) Crew reserves the right to make changes regarding the weather forecast or other unpredictable circumstances!

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

For four days your food will be liquid, but full of vitamins, enzymes, natural fruit sugar and other important substances for living and renovating the cells. Last two days we will eat smooth cooked soup and rice to get used to eating hard food again. A strict fasting will take for four days. All juices we drink are made out of ecological fruit and vegetables.

On your arrival, you will get a warm soup prepared with local and ecological vegetables, with oats and basmati rice. Very simple and light. For a wonderful dinner, you will get a kičeri, which is a traditional, beneficial Indian dish, which Ayurveda puts on the first place of healthy eating. It balances all three doshas (our constitutional vital energies); ground the flying Vata, calm the fire in Pitta and warm the coldness in Kapha.
The second day, we will eat only liquid food, like soup and juices to prepare the body and the colon for fasting. From the third day, we will fast for four days. We will drink only juice made out of beetroot, carrots, and cucumber. All cleansing teas are provided. We will fast four days for a reason. After the third day, the liver and kidneys are just beginning to be cleaned. We will juice together in a spirit of teamwork and we will teach you how to juice in a correct way. We never put two vegetables together. Between two juices we will wait for three hours. Mono juicing is easier for the body to digest.

Very important will be the seventh day when we will come back on hard food. Breakfast will be a self service. During the whole retreat, we will eat cooked food for lunch and dinner, only the last day, before the departure we will teach you how to prepare vegan mayonnaise and vegan beef tartar. All food is ecological and from the local production.

Accommodations

Thel hotel is located on the mountainous plateau called Pokljuka at the altitude of 1300m (4200 ft). The hotel has only 18 rooms, which are comfortable and pleasantly warm. You can take a single or a double room.

Directions

We will pick you up at the nearest airport Jože Pučnik or at Bled, which is the nearest well known touristic town. Or by agreement!!

Slovenia is well connected by road and rail with it's four neighbours – Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary. However, the vast majority of visitors from the UK fly into Jože Pučnik Airport (lju-airport.si), the country’s only international airport receiving regular scheduled flights, at Brnik, 27km north of Ljubljana.

The national flag carrier, Adria Airways (adria.si), flies to Ljubljana twice weekly from Gatwick May-September, and from Manchester June-September. Year-round services to Ljubljana are available with easyJet (easyjet.com) from Stansted and Wizz Air (wizzair.com) from Luton.

Ryanair (ryanair.com) flies from Stansted to Trieste’s Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport (aeroporto.fvg.it).

Nearby Airports:
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik (SI) 50 km (31miles) - Code: LJU
Venice Marco Polo (I) 300 km (190 miles) - Code: VCE
Treviso, Venice (I), 300 km (190 miles) - Code: TSF
Ronchi, Trieste (I), 170 km (105 miles) - Code: TRS
Graz (A) 230 km (145 miles) - Code: GRZ
Salzburg (A), 260km (162 miles) - Code: SZG
Klagenfurt (A) 100 km (62 miles) - Code: KLU
Vienna (A) 420 km (260 miles) - Code: VIE
Maribor (SI) 200 km (125 miles) Code: MBX
Portorož (SI) 180km (111 miles) - Code: POW

Shuttle Service:
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