Learn to make Gourmet Probiotics

Event Highlights

  • The most amazing thing here is that you will learn the principles to create new ingredients with your favorite ingredients, your imagination is the limit. Once you learn these principles you will be able to play with your own ingredients, nothing is ever too strange to try, as we discovered an amazing sauerkreaut made with cranberries, vanilla and chipotle... or onions with cherries... The farm is the limit!

Schedule

*7:00 AM - Optional yoga by the pool
*8:00 AM - The Perfect Smoothie lesson
*9:00 AM - Fermentation 101 - Gourmet Probiotic lesson (chimichurri, krauts, fruit kombuchas, probiotic dressings)
*11:00 AM - Vegan Snack lesson (mandarin cheesecake, raw chocolates, pistachio cheese)
*12:00 AM - Cooking with probiotics lesson
*1:00 PM - Lunch

About This Event

-Probiotic food 101-

But what if probiotic food you might ask? ...Well it is when food or drinks go a natural fermentation process in which the textures, flavors and even nutrition of your food gets an outstanding upgrade. You will learn:

*How to ferment vegetables

*Making kombucha from scratch

*Natural ways of preserving food and juices

*How to reduce sugars and turn them into vitamins

*How to make amazing dishes that make you feel good

This retreat changed my perspective dramatically. I was able to adapt that routine into my daily life and I am happy to report three weeks after I did the retreat I have lost a total of 9 pounds so far. Not only the weight loss, my cholesterol levels changed drastically as well. My LDL or “bad” cholesterol was always border line in the high range and my HDL or “good” cholesterol was always below what a healthy level would be. Two days ago I found out that my “bad” cholesterol went down 40 units and my “good” cholesterol went up 10 units! I feel great, I have more energy, I like the way I look, and even my confidence took advantage of this retreat. It truly was a life changing experience. Thank you so much Juan and Namaste. Abraham Vazquez - San Antonio TX, USA

What's Included

  • Accommodation, breakfast and lunch, probiotic drinks, all cooking lessons and materials

What's Not Included

Airfare, transportation.

Venue Highlights

We are located 10 minutes from the beautiful , breath-taking beaches and Caribbean sea . We have the option of accommodation on site and also provide other stunning options for all budgets and tastes. We are surrounded by a bounty of natural beauty to help you surrender into quiet and peace as well as being close to the buzzing walking street of 5th avenue with all types of restaurants, museums, attractions and nightlife.
We offer a full range of restorative and realigning therapies unique to Life Synergy. Our nutrient enriched pro-biotic diet , full of beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids combined with vitamin and mineral, smoothies, snacks and juices will leave you feeling abundant in vitality . Our meditation and yoga classes are sure to help you find the peace and inner calm which is always present in your soul. We offer exclusive excursions to stunning locations such as cenotes, waterfalls and can take you swimming with turtles. Massage, invigorating and radiance boosting facials and bio-dynamic breath work combined with restorative alignment and pranayama are all part of this transformational experience .

Accommodations

Urban Ashram is conveniently located on one of the main avenues Avenida Constituyentes, yet on a private side street away from the noise. It is located approximately 10 minutes from the beach and downtown, with public transportation easily available and affordable.

Menu/Cuisine

"Functional Nutrition is nutrition-based care focused on building health by restoring proper physiological functioning of the body"

Our food is indeed the one of the most wonderful and healing aspects of our retreat programs and service . Our menu is bursting with specially crafted meals rich in minerals and vitamins , anti-inflammatory and probiotic ingredients . We make, source and prepare all of our meals at the retreat. We cater for vegans , vegetarians and all other dietary requirements or preferences . Here is an example of a typical days meals , please see our website to see the full range of what we offer -

Breakfast : Omega 3 infused vanilla kefir with fresh fruit and granola
Lunch: Kale, sweet potato and wild rice superfood salad with capers and pistachios
Dinner: Citrus salad with apples, mandarines, berries, pecan nuts, tahini and kombucha vinaigrette, optional feta cheese.
Snacks: Gourmet Sauerkraut fermented with vanilla, chipotle, and cranberries; a four week process
Dessert: Cacao and cinnamon protein balls with dates and pecans
Drinks : Anti-inflammatory kombucha formula
Healing Indian turmeric milk, with spices, coconut milk and rooibos tea on copper pitch

Directions

Finding us couldn't be easier and we would be happy to help with transportation to and from the airport in Cancun or Playa del Carmen .
From Cancun airport there are shuttles which run directly to Playa del Carmen every hour. They are comfortable , air conditioned and cost $5 each way. The duration is around 40 minutes.

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Reviews  
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  • Maria Mercedes Smith   February 19, 2019

      Life changing experience

    Where to begin ? Life Synergy Retreat was incredibly unique in so many enriching and powerful ways. The retreat for me had already began upon being picked up and welcomed at the airport by the wonderful host and director Juan. I was met with an endless space of blue sky, palm fringed, white sand beaches , stunning natural beauty and then ..there's the retreat ... I did not expect my time here to be so sacred, so very profoundly life changing. The setting, location and lodging was phenomenal. Daily Yoga , meditation , journaling , restorative alignment , massage , the different workshops especially the ones focusing on nutrition ( with the wonderful Nutritionist Erin from Longevity Holistic Wellness School ) , breath work and the most healing and nourishing meals I have ever tasted and experienced reset and rejuvenated me to my very core .I learnt so much , from preparing and making sauerkrut and inflammatory guacamole to diving deeper into releasing old negative patterns through automatic writing and yoga. I spent a week with Life Synergy and I look forward to returning again in the summer, this time for two weeks. These guys are absolutely amazing , they welcome all walks of life with a non-judgemental , unconditional love approach and really know their stuff :) I am so energised and full of mental clarity , ready to go back to the big city with the knowledge and new understanding gifted from this incredible experience ! Thank you so so much my dear friends . See you in June ! xx

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