Dear Valued Guest,

We hope you are doing well during COVID-19

Everyone here misses you

"We would like to inform you that Atsumi Retreat Healing Centre could not perform any of our services due to some difficulties caused by COVID-19" However, we will once inform you again when the centre is ready to provide the services

 

We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to see soon

Best Regards,

Atsumi Team

A n   i n v i t a t i o n   t o   t r a n s f o r m a t i o n 

The first step on your journey to a healthier, balanced lifestyle...

The way of Atsumi Healing is a pathway to Love, Health & Happiness.

Atsumi is Phuket's original detox & healing centre, set within lush, tropical gardens.

With our vast experience you are guaranteed our powerful programs  run by a specialist team, will transform your health whilst you  relax  in  our peaceful retreat style  surrounds.

Improve Digestion

Improve Bowel Function

Reduce Aches & Pains

Smooth &  Clear your Skin

Increase Energy!

Balance Hormone Production

High Quality Sleep 

Increase Mental Focus

Effortless  Weight Loss

Restorative & Nidra Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga

Thai Boxing

Singing Bowl Meditation

Guided Meditation

Abs, Core & Body Sculpt

Healing Power of Breathing

Education  & Workshops

Water Gym

NLT Neuro Linguistic Tapping

Colema

Oxygen Therapy

Chi Ne Tsang

Physiotherapy

Lymphatic Drainage

Hopi Ear Candles

Life Coaching

& many more...

Atsumi Luxury Villas

Atsumi Lakeside Cottages

Yellow House Resort

Air-Conditioning

Cable TV/DVD

Wifi throughout Grounds

Set in Expansive Lush Grounds

Relaxation Outdoor Salas

Swimming Pool

Atsumi, let the healing begin.

Detox in our Phuket, Thailand Sanctuary        A n   i n v i t a t i o n   t o   t r a n s f o r m a t i o n

We invite you to begin or continue a  life changing experience  for your Body, Mind & Spirit. We place high emphasis on the benefits of retreat, & encourage you to enjoy the  peace & quiet  of the Atsumi Retreat Healing Center in Phuket, Thailand. Should you need  & request it, our staff &  practitioners   are always available by appointment for  therapy, treatment & advice.

Phuket is renowned globally for its climate, beaches, & friendly Thai culture. Here at Atsumi, we have been the  pioneers of fasting & detoxing   on the island. For more than 13 years, our wealth of experience is why  our guests return  many times over to participate in our cleansing programs.

Atsumi Healing offers  private retreat style fasting & detoxing  in a tranquil tropical garden setting, with a relaxed & professional service. We have  more space  & privacy than any other healing retreat. No traffic noise or nearby discos. No cooking smells, no cigarettes, no perfumes, just peace & tranquility. Our managerial staff & professional counsellors are trained & we are available to  advise & support you daily.

To ensure a harmonious, warm & friendly atmosphere, & to provide a more personalised experience, we limit the number of our guests, enabling everyone to be comfortable using these fantastic facilities:

PHUKET'S #1 RETREAT GROUNDS & MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM  RESTORATIVE, ASHTANGA  & NIDRA YOGA CHAKRA, SINGING BOWL & WALKING MEDITATION TROPICAL SWIMMING POOL  LAKESIDE YOGA SALA   STUNNING VILLAS   HERBAL STEAM SAUNA DEDICATED COLEMA ROOMS  SPACIOUS FITNESS CENTRE & GYM  TRANSFER TO NAI HARN BEACH  AIRPORT TRANSFER  LAKESIDE SPA BUNGALOWS SANCTUARY MASSAGE SALAS WEEKLY EXCURSIONS PEACEFUL, TROPICAL SURROUNDS  EDUCATIONAL HEALTH TALKS  RAW FOOD RESTAURANT  JUICE BAR  RAW, ACTIVE, JUICE & FULL CLEANSE

ATSUMI GROUNDS

An oasis of tranquility immersed in luscious tropical surrounds, the Atsumi property is second to none  in  supporting you on your journey of transformation through  detox, yoga  & healing. 

 ATSUMI
 
TRANSFORMATIONS
 

An exciting journey of transformation awaits you,  discover the results  from our valued guests. 

We look forward to welcoming you & supporting you on your own  

'Atsumi Transformation'.

FAQ

WHAT EXACTLY IS FASTING AND DETOXIFICATION?

Detoxification is a normal body process of eliminating or neutralizing the toxins and other metabolites stemming from bio-chemical and metabolic functions within you, and removing them through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph nodes, and skin.  Fasting, in the strict dietary sense is the complete abstinence from all substances except pure water, in an environment of total rest. In modern-day the definition has become more complicated as we often include modified fasting in the definition.  Modified fasting allows the addition of other items to the diet beside water, like juice or raw food. So the terms fasting, detoxing and cleansing are used interchangeably.

WHY THE NEED TO FAST/DETOXIFY?

Over time toxins build up in the body as a result of the pollution in the air, the chemicals in our food and water supply, metabolic wastes/hormones from normal physiological functions, and other means. This build up often shows itself after putting stress and strain on bodily systems causing them to under-function and thus producing many of the symptoms you may be here to help remedy i.e. heartburn/indigestion, allergies, constipation/diarrhoea, headaches, low immunity, bloating, skin problems, bad breath, zero energy, inflammatory disorders, memory problems, fogginess, memory problems, sugar cravings, depression, weight gain, among others.

HOW DOES FASTING/DETOXIFICATION WORKS

When fasting the body re-prioritizes its functioning as it no longer has to utilize the majority of its resources and energy on digestion and immunity, instead shifting this focus to amplify the repairing, restoring, rejuvenating and removal of toxins from the body, in much a similar way that when we are sick we lose the appetite for food to allow the body to pool its resources to combat the disease. So by speeding up the rate of normal toxin excretion or release and reducing the influx of new toxins into our bodies, it not only results in a overall reduction of total bodily toxicity, but also decreases healing time, cleanses the liver, kidneys and intestines, aids to purify your blood, aids to reduce excess weight & water, clears the brain & oxygenate the tissues, refreshes the breath and clears the eyes.

WHEN DETOXIFYING WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

We detoxify to limit the amount of “toxins” that are entering our body or internal environment, and as we are mostly all aware and already feeling the effects of what happens when we have a build up or expose ourselves to too many toxins, those same toxins may cause similar effects while expelled from your body during a detox. So feelings of weakness, fatigue, flu and headache like symptoms are all common during the first 2–3 days of any detoxification program. Such symptoms do not generally last long and once they have passed, you will begin to feel a new sense of energy and vitality.

WHO SHOULD NOT FAST?

Fasting is for healthy adults. Atsumi advises prospective guests suffering with any health problems or chronic conditions to consult their GP before signing up to do any one of our Detox programs.

Our Full “Fast” Cleanse and Juice Cleanse are contraindicated to those suffering with any of the health problems or chronic conditions  listed  under contraindications  on our programs page.

Please also note that we also do not recommend our Full “Fast” Cleanse  over 10 days for females under 40 even if healthy. We would also not recommend it if you are suffering from adrenal fatigue burnout syndrome, hypothyroidism, menstrual problems or blood sugar imbalances... If you have any health or hormonal issues or are in a poor physical state try our alternatives:  RAW FOOD CLEANSE  or  ACTIVE CLEANSE.

CAN ANYONE DO COLONICS?

Colonics are not suitable for everyone.  You cannot do a colonic if you have been diagnosed with any of the conditions listed here, though  its still  possible to follow one of our detox programs. Colonics can be substituted with one of our  alternative therapy such as an oxygen or infra red dome session which are an effective way to break up toxins and reduce inflammation in the digestive tract. 

 

Alternatively  you can  follow  our ACTIVE CLEANSE program which is s similar to our RAW CLEANSE but does NOT include “colonics” or cleansing drinks.

CAN I FAST/DETOXIFY IF I HAVE DIABETES?

Type 1 Diabetes is a contraindication for our FULL FAST and JUICE CLEANSE  Programs.  The  Full “Fast” and Juice Cleanse are not recommended as they can be potentially very dangerous for insulin dependent diabetes. We do, however, offer a RAW CLEANSE program here at Atsumi which is not actually a fast but involves eating healthy raw foods and green smoothies, combined with bowel cleansing products (pysillium husk combined with bentonite clay), daily activities, massage and colonics. If you chose to go ahead with this program then I would strongly recommend getting clearance from your GP and closely monitoring your blood sugar levels throughout your stay.  

We would also recommend following our RAW CLEANSE program if you have Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can be 100% cured through a good diet (like the RAW  CLEANSE that we offer at Atsumi), moderate exercise, sleep and supplements like coconut oil, cinnamon and magnesium.

For more information regarding our RAW CLEANSE program please visit  OUR PROGRAMS.

CAN I FAST/DETOXIFY IF I HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE &/OR HIGH CHOLESTEROL?

We have many guests who come to our centre with high cholesterol and hypertension. In fact, many of them come to fast/detoxify specifically to help with these issues. An important body activity during a fast is greatly increased diuresis. Diuresis is the excretion by the kidneys of salt and water. Medical doctors give diuretic drugs to high blood pressure patients in order to decrease the amount of salt and water in the body, which will then result in lower blood pressure. Diuretic drugs, however, damage body tissues. While fasting, the body spontaneously and automatically eliminates salt and water without damaging body tissues. This diuresis is of tremendous health benefit.  Although fasting can drastically reduce high blood pressure for those suffering from hypertension, we never recommend that anybody stop taking their medication for this condition. 

 

Fasting can also indirectly help with issues regarding high cholesterol as the whole process helps to clean the blood and liver, thereby improving the body's ability to digest and break down fats and lipids. However, this is of course dependent on the commitment of the individual to make the necessary changes to their diet and lifestyle. 

SHOULD I CONTINUE TO TAKE MEDICATION WHEN I AM DETOXING?

You should not stop taking any prescribed medication during a detox program. There are, however, special times to take the medication so it won't be absorbed by the cleansing drinks that we give to you as part of the detox program.

CAN I DETOX IF I AM TAKING ANTI DEPRESSANTS?

We strongly recommend that you follow our RAW CLEANSE program if you are taking anti-depressants. We would never recommend that you stop taking any medication during a detox program, especially anti-depressants. There are however special times to take the medication so it will not be absorbed by the cleansing drinks that we give to you. The detox process can be emotionally as well as physically demanding and it is  good not to suppress those emotions but to use the additional therapists on offer to deal with  any underlying issues. Please do be aware that although we do have our Detox Specialists around during the day, the program does not include 24hr supervision or patient counselling.  

DO YOU HAVE A DOCTOR ON SITE?

No, we do not have doctor on site. Atsumi is a holistic healing centre, which means we use alternative treatments to the medical industry. At the beginning of your Detox Program  you will meet with one of our Detox Specialists who will advise you and support you during your detox program. We schedule regular check-ins with our Detox Specialists during your program to make sure everything is running smoothy, to offer advice, recommendations and support if needed. Of course, if you need to see a doctor this can be easily arranged.

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