Learn - Eat - and Be Well in Southwest France

A Nutrition Retreat You Will Remember Forever

An educational holistic nutrition retreat that will feed both your mind and body.

Learn - Eat - and Be Well in Southwest France Experience beautiful Southwest France, while you learn how to promote your own health with the benefits and positive health impacts of four distinct diets designed for detoxification, healing, building, and maintaining. This retreat is a combination of short, in-class sessions, combined with related field trips to museums, castles, French open-air markets, canoeing the Dordogne river and prehistoric sites in the Perigord. You will also receive your own personalized holistic health assessment that will guide you towards optimum wellness. All you need is a good appetite, a love of history, and a willingness to learn about food to have a good time.

Our Learn, Eat, & Be Well villa is classified as 5 star by the Ministry of French Tourism, and consists of two houses dating back to the 18th century. The houses were built with traditional stone and slate from the region, and were completely renovated and refurnished by a professional designer who created a feeling of intimacy while respecting the regional spirit. A large cantou fireplace is among the authentic pieces you will find in this cozy, yet luxurious villa. Each room has its own Italian style bathroom and all rooms are appointed with period furniture and quality linens. The villa provides indoor comfort and charm, combined with great places to sit outside, in groups or in private. The pool is nicely positioned in the garden, and the whole complex is surrounded by a stone wall which gives it a medieval feel. It is conveniently positioned by the village of Saint Genies, and is near the capital of prehistory, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, which is a designated Unesco World Heritage site.   Your week includes: Education - Small group instruction with Holistic Nutritionist, Bianca Church,. Bianca has 17 years clinical experience in Holistic Health, 11 years teaching experience, and 5 years curriculum development experience. The curriculum covered during your visit is designed to teach four specific diets, and how to use them for restoring and maintaining health and wellness. Personalize Wellness Analysis - identifying sub-clinical deficiencies or excesses and provide a level of health for body systems. 4 sessions of holistic nutrition education focusing on how to use diets such as vegan/vegetarian, macrobiotic, paleolithic and Mediterranean, towards supporting the nutritional needs during different stages of your life. You will also receive printed copies of all educational materials in a conveniently compiled book and the recipes served each day are included at the end of each day’s chapter. Accommodations - Six Nights Accommodation at a 18th century 5 star Villa. Both private or shared rooms available each with private ensuite. Five Field Trips - Explore the culture of Southwest France! We will take five field trips to museums, castles, villages, restaurants, markets, and river canoeing. Transfers and Fees – all transportation to and from the local airport and locations, all entrance fees, and your market shopping bag. Great Food - Breakfast and Dinner are included and follow along with the lessons. Every day we will explore a different French restaurant for lunch.

Retreat Location:
Saint-Genies, France

All seasons

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