Frequently Asked Questions
Are airport transfers included in the program price?
Yes, we offer complimentary airport transfers as part of your program. You don't need to worry about arranging transportation to and from the airport.
Is accommodation included in the program price?
Absolutely! Accommodation is included in the program price. We have one type of accommodation available, which is our relatively new one-bedroom chalets. These chalets feature large verandahs, Queen size beds, modern furnishings, air-conditioning, private bathrooms, and are surrounded by lush tropical palm trees and gardens.
Are there any extra or hidden costs to be paid during program?
No, our programs are fully inclusive as per the section on our website, please follow link https://www.newbodyandmind.com/program to see Whats included in your program. However, please note that any additional spa sessions (massages, beauty treatments), or exercise activities with a personal trainer would incur an extra cost. These can be organized at any time during your program based on your preferences.
Why is your program different from other resorts in Thailand?
We are the only detox retreat in Thailand that incorporate the following in our programs
Access to our accommodations, amenities, and activities is restricted solely to program participants.
We regretfully cannot accommodate the general public or the partners of our valued customers. By implementing this policy, we create a tranquil and devoted setting, guaranteeing an optimal experience for our program participants without any temptations or distractions.
Structured Daily Schedule: Our program features a structured daily schedule that keeps you engaged from 06:00 am until 07:00 pm. You can expect a well-organized and balanced routine to optimize your detox experience.
Daily 90-Minute Massage: Unlike other retreats, we include a daily 90-minute massage in your program, except on Sundays. This additional benefit enhances relaxation and rejuvenation during your stay.
Dedicated Program Staff: We have a program director and four program managers on duty every day, with part-time availability on Sundays. Our knowledgeable staff members are there to assist you throughout your program, ensuring you receive personalized attention and support.
Unique Facilities: Our retreat boasts exclusive facilities such as floatation tanks, salt caves, and hydrotherapy baths. These amenities are all included in your program, providing you with a diverse range of detoxification and relaxation options.
Unique Activities: We offer a variety of activities each day for the afternoon exercise session. These include, Muay Thai Boxing, step aerobics, water exercising, weight lifting, waterfall trekking, circuit training, beach volleyball and cardio machines. Our exercise sessions cater to individuals of all genders, ages, and physical conditions. It's important to note that we are not a boot camp, so you need not worry. All exercise sessions are voluntary and can be completed at your own pace. We adapt the sessions to suit your specific condition and goals.
Alkaline Water: Due to its elevated pH level compared to regular tap, distilled, or bottled water, our exclusive Alkaline Water is the sole choice for drinking and culinary purposes. This water is abundant in minerals and exceptionally hydrating.We highly recommend all our customers to consume our water as much as they desire, conveniently accessible 24/7, either at room temperature or chilled, and at no additional expense.
Client Outings and Tours: In order to enhance our clients' experience during their retreat, we offer a range of complimentary activities. On Friday evenings, we provide a delightful visit to a highly popular walking street market. Thursday mornings are dedicated to a fascinating tour of a coconut factory, allowing our clients to witness the production process firsthand. 1 day a week we take you on a waterfall trek or temple walk as the afternoon exercise period. On Sundays, we offer a comprehensive 4-hour tour of the island, showcasing its unique attractions and natural beauty. All outings require a minimum of 3 people and subject to availability.
Are there mosquitoes or lizards?
Yes we are situated in the tropics, so we have mosquitoes and small Gecko lizards that eat the mosquitoes. Please bring insect repellent with you.
When is the rainy season?
It is very hard to say as it changes every year. The rain fall is sparse and the most probable months are from May through to December.
How much weight will I lose?
On average, our guests experience weight loss ranging from 0.5 to 1.0 kg per day while engaging in juice fasting and depending on your physical condition and level of commitment to the program. We believe that the more effort you invest, the greater the rewards.
Can I bring my own coffee/tea?
You cannot bring coffee to the retreat as it may disturb other guests but you may bring your own tea as long as you show the program director on arrival.
Can I rent a bike and do some sightseeing during my program?
Yes, our program managers will help you with that, we also take you site seeing on Fridays and Sundays.
Will I have access to medical professionals or experts during the program?
We have a western medical doctor on call for clients when necessary and we have a visiting naturopath and nutritionist that come to do the weekly workshops.
What are the qualifications of your team?
Our program director brings a wealth of expertise to our detox retreat. With a distinguished background as a professor of Sciences and History, he possesses a deep understanding of the intricate workings of the human body. Having dedicated 28 years to the natural healing, nutrition, and detoxification protocols industry, he has developed a profound knowledge base. For the past 11 years, he has been an invaluable asset to the New Body and Mind team and is extremely popular with our customers.
Heading our programs with precision and finesse is our senior program manager, who boasts an impressive tenure of 9 years. Throughout this time, she has diligently overseen and directed our various programs, ensuring their seamless execution and exceptional results.
Our team of program managers is comprised of three individuals who collectively possess 7 years of invaluable experience at our retreat. Their combined expertise enables them to provide comprehensive guidance and support to our clients. Moreover, all our managers have completed a rigorous 7-day detox program themselves. This personal experience allows them to empathize with and comprehend the challenges and emotions our clients may face during their own programs. Their keen insight and understanding enable them to effectively guide clients and identify and address any issues that may arise along the way.
What is the difference between a detox program and weight loss program and the rejuvenation program?
The core of our program offerings lies the detox program, a transformative process designed to rid your body of accumulated toxins, chemicals, and parasites that have accumulated over time, profoundly impacting your overall health and vitality. Emphasizing juice fasting as a central component, this program facilitates weight loss as a natural outcome. Depending on your specific goals, we actively encourage incorporating exercise into your detox journey, as it synergistically enhances the weight loss process.
For those seeking a different approach, our rejuvenation program offers a unique alternative. While still encompassing all other detox protocols, it does not include juice fasting. Instead, this program provides three nutritious and wholesome meals per day, meticulously crafted to support optimal health. It caters to individuals who either aim to gain weight or, due to health reasons or specific medication requirements, are unable to partake in juice fasting.
Both programs are thoughtfully designed to address your individual needs and promote a renewed sense of well-being. Whether you're seeking weight loss or alternative detox options, our programs offer tailored solutions to enhance your health journey.
Can I continue my regular medications while on a detox program?
To ensure a safe and personalized experience, we kindly request that you provide details about any medications you are currently taking in our pre-program health assessment. By disclosing this information, we can tailor your program accordingly. It's important to note that under certain circumstances, it may be possible to reduce or eliminate the need for medication during the program. However, the final decision regarding medication adjustments will be discussed with our program director upon your arrival.
What is the typical schedule or daily routine of a detox program in Thailand?
The following daily schedule is only available at New Body and Mind.
6:00am: Your day begins with a 90-minute walk.
7:45am Enjoy a quick dip in the pool or ocean before breakfast.
8:00am Fantastic it’s breakfast time.
8:30am It’s time to stretch your body and relax your mind in a 60-minute stretch/yoga fusion session.
9:30am Now spend 30 minutes meditating.
10:00am It all heats up with an infrared sauna session.
11:00 am Now it’s time for a 90 minute Thai or Aromatherapy massage.
12:00pm Great it’s lunch time.
12:30 pm Your daily colonic irrigation.
3:00pm Now you step it up a notch with an hour aerobic exercise session.
4:00 pm Workshop by our program director or one of our inspiring consultants.
5.30pm Herbal steam bath.
6.00 pm Dinner time.
Please follow this link for more information on our daily schedule : https://www.newbodyandmind.com/program
Can I customize a detox or weight loss program to fit my specific needs or goals?
Yes your program is meticulously customized to align with your unique needs and aspirations, ensuring a tailored experience that delivers exceptional results. We know that each client has unique conditions, needs, and personal goals. Therefore, we offer the flexibility to modify all our programs at any time to cater to these individual requirements.
We understand that participating in a detoxification program is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our guests so our priority is to ensure that you derive the maximum benefits from your experience.
Will I receive any guidance or support after completing the program?
Upon completion of your program, we present you with a personalized password to your Post-Program Results that contains a wealth of valuable resources, including the results of your body composition analysis, before and after photos, recipes from our cooking classes, details of the foods and juices served during your program, a yoga/stretching fusion session for you to practice at home, as well as copies of our Inner Vision Program and Workshops booklets. These resources are essential reading materials that will further support your journey towards optimal well-being. And of course you can contact us at any time to discuss your progress.
Are there any success stories or testimonials from previous participants?
Yes, please have a look at www.newbodyandmind.com/testimonials.
Can I bring a companion or friend with me to the detox or weight loss program, but they don’t want to participate?
We regretfully cannot accommodate the general public or the partners of our valued customers. By implementing this policy, we create a tranquil and devoted setting, guaranteeing an optimal experience for our program participants
What happens if I need to cancel or reschedule my program?
Please follow this link to our terms and conditions: https://www.newbodyandmind.com/tc
Are there any specific preparation steps I need to take before starting a detox or weight loss program?
Once you have made your booking, we will send you our comprehensive Health Assessment form. This form enables us to gain insights into your background, overall condition, and goals. With this valuable information in hand, we can tailor your program to best suit your individual needs.
Furthermore, we provide you with our Pre-Program Preparation Cleanse, an integral component of your detox program. This cleanse plays a vital role in minimizing any discomforting symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and fatigue while maximizing the benefits you will receive during your time with us.
Can I participate in a detox program if I have certain medical conditions or allergies?
Absolutely! You can participate in our detox program, regardless of any specific medical conditions or allergies you may have. We take pride in our ability to customize each program to best accommodate your individual needs and requirements. Upon booking your program, we will provide you with our comprehensive Health Assessment form. This form plays a crucial role in helping us gather essential details about your medical history, overall well-being, and desired goals. Armed with this valuable information, we can meticulously tailor your program to ensure it aligns perfectly with your unique circumstances.
Are there any additional services or treatments available at the detox center, such as spa therapies or holistic healing practices?
We do offer a full range of spa treatments and can organize many different natural healing practices that you may require.
What are the health benefits of a detox?
Despite maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a nutritious diet, regular exercise, and mindful choices, exposure to environmental toxins is inevitable. Our detox program offers a valuable solution by granting the digestive system a much-needed break, allowing other organs to prioritize detoxification. During a 7 day fasting period a complete cleansing of your bloodstream and a comprehensive elimination of toxins, waste, and other unwanted substances from your lymphatic system takes place resulting in substantial health benefits.
Our highly adaptable detox program can be tailored to address various medical concerns, including obesity, underweight, ibs, anorexia, diabetes, high or low blood pressure, candida, cholesterol, thyroid issues, and more. Detoxification encompasses a wide range of advantages that contribute to improved overall health and well-being.
One notable benefit of detoxing is its ability to promote detoxification through fasting. By tapping into the body's fat reserves, stored toxins are mobilized and eliminated, leading to a cleansing effect.
Furthermore, our programs provide vital rest for the digestive system. By abstaining from food during fasting, both digestion and elimination processes are revitalized, allowing the body to reset and optimize its functions.
Detoxification also plays a significant role in resolving inflammatory processes, such as those associated with conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. It can alleviate allergic reactions like asthma and hay fever, bringing relief and enhancing well-being.
Moreover, detoxing aids in reducing abnormal fluid accumulations, such as edema in the ankles and legs or swelling in the abdomen. These fluid-related issues can be effectively addressed as the body undergoes the detox process.
Additionally, detox and fasting can correct high blood pressure without relying on medication. In the majority of cases, fasting helps normalize blood pressure, and adopting a health-supporting diet and lifestyle after the program ensures long-term stability.
Detoxification and fasting have demonstrated their efficacy in overcoming various harmful habits and addictions, including those related to tobacco, alcohol, and even drugs. Participants often experience a rapid dissipation of cravings for nicotine, alcohol, caffeine, and other substances, facilitating the journey to recovery.
Furthermore, detoxing contributes to improved skin health and brighter eyes. Many individuals witness the clearance of skin eruptions and observe clearer and more vibrant whites of the eyes after fasting.
Lastly, detoxification restores taste appreciation for wholesome natural foods. Participants frequently report heightened sensitivity in their taste buds post-fast, leading to a newfound enjoyment and appreciation for nutritious meals.
At new body and mind retreats, we offer the ideal environment to embark on a journey towards a healthful diet and lifestyle. Our detox and fasting programs not only provide motivation and enthusiasm for a fresh start but also lay the foundation for long-term well-being.
By rebalancing your metabolic equilibrium, our programs offer a natural and effective approach to achieve weight loss, improve body alignment, enhance overall fitness, and promote well-being. Simultaneously, the program aids in purging your body of accumulated toxins, chemicals, and parasites that may have hindered your health and vitality over the years.
What are the herbs and supplements that i will be taking?
We have carefully selected a range of herbs and supplements for our detox program to ensure optimal support for your body during the fasting process. Our program incorporates a daily intake of five shakes, expertly blended with a combination of powerful ingredients such as psyllium husks, bentonite clay, holy basil seeds and activated willow charcoal. These components work together harmoniously to effectively eliminate toxins from your digestive system and aid in the removal of impacted fecal matter from your colon walls, facilitated by the use of daily colonic irrigations.
To further enhance your well-being, we provide a vitamin supplement powder that is packed with essential proteins, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and alkalisers. These vital nutrients play a crucial role in maintaining your overall health throughout the program.
We also prioritize addressing potential parasite concerns in your digestive system. Our program includes the use of oregano oil, a potent herb known for its ability to combat parasites effectively. In addition, we incorporate fermented coconut water, which acts as a probiotic, helping to restore the balance of beneficial bacteria in your bowels.
By combining these carefully selected herbs and supplements, our detox program aims to provide comprehensive support for your body, ensuring a holistic approach to your health and well-being.
Will i feel hungry during the program?
You can expect to experience minimal hunger sensations throughout the program. When you refrain from eating for 24 to 36 hours, your body naturally reduces the production of digestive juices, which can typically trigger hunger pangs. However, our carefully formulated supplements are specifically designed to provide bulk and generate a sense of satiety in your stomach.
By incorporating these supplements into your program, you will feel a satisfying fullness, effectively minimizing any feelings of hunger. Our goal is to ensure that you can comfortably navigate the fasting period, allowing your body to focus on the detoxification process without significant disruptions or discomfort associated with hunger.
Why do i need to do a pre-cleanse?
The purpose of the pre-cleanse is to effectively prepare your body for the fasting process. By following a pre-cleanse regimen that primarily includes alkaline foods, your body undergoes a gradual transition, reducing the likelihood of experiencing intense healing crises during fasting. This gradual approach minimizes the potential shock to your system.
Both the pre-cleanse and the rejuvenation phase serve to ease your body into the fasting process, enabling a more manageable and comfortable experience as you embark on your journey towards detoxification and improved well-being.
I do not want to fast. What program do you recommend?
If fasting is not your preferred approach, we have an alternative program that may suit your needs called the rejuvenation program. This program encompasses same comprehensive range of activities, supplements, and dietary recommendations to support your well-being.
In the rejuvenation program, you will have the opportunity to enjoy three life food meals per day, carefully crafted to provide nourishment and promote rejuvenation. Additionally, you will have the option to incorporate two juices into your daily routine, further enhancing your nutritional intake.
While the rejuvenation program encompasses the same activities and supplements as our fasting program, it offers the flexibility of not requiring a complete fast.
By opting for the rejuvenation program, you can still benefit from a holistic approach to wellness, supporting your body's rejuvenation and overall health without the requirement of a full fasting experience.
What should i eat following my detox program?
After completing your detox program, it is important to ease back into regular eating gradually. We recommend breaking the fast by incorporating soft fruits into your diet, with papaya being an ideal choice. These fruits are gentle on the digestive system and provide essential nutrients to support your body's transition.
During the initial two days following the fast, we suggest opting for raw salads or lightly steamed vegetables and fruits. This approach ensures that your body continues to receive nourishment while gradually reintroducing more solid foods. These options are easy to digest and promote a gentle re-entry into regular eating habits.
It is worth noting that the longer you can sustain a healthy alkaline diet, the more positive effects you are likely to experience, and the longer your newfound state of wellness will persist. By prioritizing alkaline-rich foods and maintaining a balanced diet, you can continue to support your overall well-being and sustain the benefits achieved through the detox program.
Do i have to do colonics as part of my program?
While colonic irrigation is not mandatory for your program, we highly recommend incorporating it for optimal benefits. The colon, being one of the body's primary organs responsible for detoxification, plays a crucial role in maintaining overall health. Over time, unhealthy lifestyle choices can lead to the accumulation of several kilograms of putrid fecal matter within the colon.
Considering these factors, colonic irrigation emerges as one of the most effective cleansing activities available to support your body. By gently flushing out accumulated waste, this procedure aids in the removal of toxins and promotes a healthier digestive system.
While the decision to include colonic irrigation ultimately rests with you, we strongly encourage its incorporation due to its significant potential for enhancing the detoxification process and revitalizing your overall well-being.
New Body and Mind Retreats are situated on the island of Koh Samui, in the gulf of thailand.
There are direct flights to the island from,
- Bangkok, 1h 10 m flight time with Bangkok Airways (www.bangkokair.com).
- Singapore, 1h 50 m flight time with Silkair or Bangkok Airways.
- Kuala Lumpur, 2h 0m flight time with Bangkok Airways.
- Hong Kong, 3h 25m flight time with Bangkok Airways.
- Kunming, China, 2h 45 m flight time with Lucky Airways.
- Phuket, Thailand, 55m with Bangkok Airways.
- Chiang Mai, Thailand, 1h 45m with Bangkok Airways.
- Krabi, Thailand, 50m flight time with Bangkok Airways.
There is also an alternative route via Bangkok to Suratthani airport which is a 1h05m flight followed by a 1h 30m ferry ride to RaJa ferry landing, Koh Samui, a 5 minute drive from our retreats.
This route is serviced by Air Asia & Nok Air.
Our Retreats are situated on the west coast of the island which is renowned for it’s quiet, serene beaches and small local villages, far removed from the island’s tourist centers.
Are you ready to get your health back on track ?
Contact our team today for more information about our programs!
41/1 Moo 2 – Lipa Noi, Koh Samui
Suratthani, Thailand 84140
Tel.: +66 (0) 77 423 189 (GMT +7)
Mobile: +66(0) 848 467 182 (GMT +7)
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