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Join Platinum Healing for a Fertility Detox Retreat for individuals and couples. A pre-conception optimisation and juice detox retreat for men and women. The retreat includes Physical, Psychological and Physiological Cleansing Program, Platinum Healing's signature Juice Detox Program, Yoga and Meditation, 2 Months Post Retreat Support. Optional Colonics/Enemas. Parasite and Liver Cleansing, NLP, Life Coaching, Couples Counselling, Acupuncture, Reiki, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Regression Therapy, Inner Child Work, Beauty Treatments, Nutritional Therapy, Fitness, Guided Walks, Workshops and more. It may, also, include consultation with Medical Herbalist, Naturopath and session with Hypnotherapist for Fertility. The facility offers Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Sauna, Free WiFi and parking.
A stunning 19th century converted barn in a rural setting, just under 1 mile from the historic centre of Arundel. Walking distance along the River Arun, with breath-taking views of the Sussex downs and historic Arundel Castle. If it's luxury you are after and a unique and unforgettable experience, then this retreat will not disappoint. AA Approved 5 Star Accommodation at an affordable price. Indoor heated swimming pool and a host of Mind and Body treatments available onsite. Direct train lines from London, Gatwick, Brighton, Portsmouth and Southampton. Only a 5-minute taxi ride from Arundel or Ford station.
According to the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA), it is estimated that one in seven UK couples have difficulty conceiving - approximately 3.5 million people.
Fertility problems usually occur when our physical, physiological, or psychological systems are out of balance; with each individual factor affecting the other. Imbalances can be caused by a number of internal and external factors including lifestyle and even subconscious blocks that we may be completely unaware of.
Our modern industrialized world exposes us to a host of chemicals that disrupts the natural processes of the body. We are commonly exposed to pesticides in foods and in the air that we breathe. Pesticides are produced with the sole purpose of destroying life. It is no wonder they are closely linked to fertility problems.
Toxic heavy metals such as mercury, aluminum, and lead are known to cause cellular disruption and raise acidity levels in the body, compromising nutrition and impacting fertility. There are also household chemicals from solvent-based paints, preservatives in carpets and cleaning products.
We, then, have the complex psychological factors that can affect fertility in both men and women. Our reaction to and ability to deal with external stressors, fears, and anxiety about childbirth or parenthood, negative beliefs and negative self-talk, repressed emotions, unconscious blocks, sleep problems and depression are just some of the many complex psychological factors.
The extent of these psychological factors usually increase when there are fertility problems present, thus creating that very vicious cycle. Past traumas, unhealed, and unresolved cellular memories create imbalances, and affect our well-being and chances of conception. Previous relationship issues, infidelity, miscarriages and terminations, fears about pregnancy, childbirth, needles and hospitals can also affect fertility on a subconscious level.
There can also be conflicts in the unconscious regarding parenthood. A woman may desperately want a baby, however there may be concerns buried in her psyche that parenthood might affect her career, her independence, her physical appearance or even her relationship.
As you can see there are so many visible and invisible intricate factors that can affect fertility, as well as our overall health and well-being.
This retreat is for individuals and couples looking for a holistic approach to fertility. Perhaps you are seeking ways to prepare and enhance your body and mind for conception and childbirth, or riding yourself of old physical, psychological and emotional toxins.
Perhaps you are at the early stages of fertility-related issues and require help, guidance, or support. Perhaps you have already gone through IVF or other fertility treatments, or are about to commence with treatment.
People who experience problems conceiving often experience a reduced sense of physical, psychological, and emotional wellbeing, which may leave them feeling depressed, anxious, worried, hopeless, guilty, frustrated, angry, and even jealous of others.
Fertility problems can affect all areas of your life including work, family, relationships, and overall health. This retreat will help individuals and couples deal with the impact of infertility and may help to address the possible causes through comprehensive cellular detoxification, holistic healing, awareness, and education.
This retreat will help you to start addressing some of the main causes of infertility. Some of the external factors of infertility include:
Diet as a result of nutrient and mineral deficiency
Environment where environmental toxins have an effect on the hormonal system
Lifestyle which includes drugs, tobacco and alcohol, sleep, and work life balance
Lack of physical exercise or that of in excess
Physical problems such as ovulation problems, low sperm count, PCOS, fibroids, hormonal imbalances, etc.
Internal factors that can affect infertility including beliefs, emotions, and physiological responses will also be addressed during the retreat. Unhealthy beliefs which result in unhealthy negative emotions and behaviors. Over time, this will disturb the natural balance of the body.
When the bodys natural balance is disrupted, the reproductive system and endocrine system (the system that regulates hormones) is affected. The hormonal system also reacts first to stress. If these beliefs, emotions and physiological responses are not properly addressed fertility as well as overall well-being may be negatively affected.
The fertility retreat can help to enhance fertility by:
Detoxing the body and mind on a deep cellular level
Reducing stress, worry, and anxiety about fertility and parenthood
Increasing feelings of calm using hypnosis, yoga, meditation, relaxation, holistic therapies, and breathing exercises
Restoring physical, mental and emotional balance, health and well-being
Balance can be restored through relaxation, positive cognitive changes, and creative visualization
Educating the individual or couple on lifestyle changes, diet, exercise, and lifestyle
Restoring blood pH Levels for optimum health and wellness
Restoring hormonal balance
Regulating the natural balance in the autonomic nervous system
Regulating and restoring healthy immune system function
Creating balance in the body can be further enhanced by creating balance in our thoughts and feelings
Decreasing negative self-talk and excessive worry will help restore emotional and physical balance
Identifying and resolving issues which may be preventing conception (unconscious or conscious)
The fertility retreat will help prepare for conception by helping you to:
Make necessary changes to lifestyle, diet, and exercise habits
Feel confident and ready for parenthood
Improve intimacy and sexual relationship (for natural conception)
Restore menstrual health, or sperm count and mobility
Prepare for IVF or other fertility treatment
Platinum Health is also committed to providing on-going support by:
Teaching self-help tools and techniques that continue to enhance fertility
Helping you maintain the changes that have been made post retreat
Supporting you to make decisions about fertility treatments and other options for parenthood
Providing a 12-month post-retreat support
Skype and face-to-face consultations post-retreat which is available as extra
Hypnobirthing which is also available post-retreat should you wish to look at childbirth with the same holistic approach
The retreat can help to reduce the negative effects of infertility by:
Restoring self-esteem and self-worth
Working through emotions, e.g. anger, jealousy, guilt, stress, anxiety, and depression
Building coping strategies and developing inner resources
Resolving relationship problems with partner, family, and friends
Increasing sexual Intimacy and affection
Restoring trust in one's own amazing body
Restoring the body to good health after medical treatments
Providing emotional support and an opportunity to talk openly with your therapist
Yoga is a practice that includes various techniques to promote relaxation, improve strength, clear the mind, and induce a feeling of union of body, mind, and soul, among other numerous advantages. Whether you seek to lose weight, reduce stress, improve your breathing and posture, or maybe just to improve your general well-being, yoga is a huge step in the right direction.
Pranayama is a Sanskrit word meaning "extension of the prana or breath" or more accurately, "extension of the life force". The word is composed of two Sanskrit words, prana is life force or vital energy, particularly the breath, and ayama is to extend, draw out, restrain, or control.
The meditational benefits are delivered right away by helping your mind to settle, bringing about a state of deep relaxation and calmness. It brings you into the present moment with awareness. Many people credit much of their happiness, health, and success to their daily meditation practice. Anyone can become an entirely self-sufficient meditator within just one 60-minute session.
This retreat will take place in the beautiful Arundel. Arundel is a market town and civil parish in the South Downs of West Sussex in the south of England. Other nearby towns include Worthing to the south-east, Littlehampton to the south, and Bognor Regis to the south-west. The River Arun runs through the eastern side of the town and the town is famous for its historic castle and cathedral.
This retreat will also be offered at Lincolnshire in a 5-star boutique eco retreat set within the grounds of a huge estate in a wooded valley in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the retreat is surrounded by beautiful rolling green hills hosting an extensive network of footpaths leading to unspoilt villages and just 2 miles from the national cycle route making it an ideal base for walking or cycling.
All of the Platinum Healing retreats incorporate their signature Juice Detox program which means whilst you are on retreat you will be having fruit and vegetable juices, supplements, super food shots, electrolyte broths, some raw foods and cleansing drinks etc. This is a wonderful program, which will cleanse, detoxify and help to rebalance the body.
London Gatwick Airport
Transfer not provided
The retreat location is easily accessible via motorway routes from London, Gatwick, and neighboring Brighton, Worthing, Horsham, and Chichester.
Arrive at any airports in London.
The retreat location is just a 5-minute taxi ride from Arundel Railway Station. Direct regular trains come from Brighton, Gatwick Airport, London, and Southampton. A very easy get away for city and European-based clients.