Vitality Fasting Retreat | Bauman College

Bauman College

Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts

Vitality Fasting Retreat

Relax and rejuvenate with us at our Vitality Fasting Retreat this summer. Peel off layers of stress, reclaim your center, and say hello to your healthy self.

The program’s facilitators, Bauman College Founder and President, Dr. Ed Bauman, and Executive Director, Karen Rotstein, will guide you through this unique cleansing program, bringing together all the ingredients for self-healing. Enjoy daily delicious fresh organic juices, rich mineral broths, and insightful activities such as yoga, meditation, health education, hiking, and more. You will gently detoxify your body and revive your innate ability to heal.

Why Fast?

Fasting is a time-honored spiritual practice that can help you let go of unwanted habits and achieve a greater sense of balance and vitality. Designed to cleanse the body, mind, and spirit, you will have the opportunity to explore your issues around food, self care, and personal growth in a safe and supportive environment.

The Daily Fare

A fast is not about starvation. You’ll savor fresh, organic fruit and vegetable juice for breakfast and lunch, sip cool herbal teas in the afternoon, and enjoy warm, nutrient-rich mineral broths as day turns into night. Great care is taken to stabilize blood sugar and ensure individual support so each person achieves maximum cleansing effects.


Our Vitality Fasting Retreat is held in the peaceful, natural setting of Mayacamas Ranch in Calistoga, CA, where you can be free of the stress and strains of everyday life. Transformation is enhanced when you can enjoy daily hikes, relax in the pool and jacuzzi, and bask in the comfort of a residential retreat center specifically designed to encourage personal growth and positive transformation.

Example of our Daily Offerings

7:00-7:30 AM Tea time in the lodge, warm your soul with fresh herbal teas
7:30-8:30 AM Morning stretches, yoga
8:30-9:00 AM Meditation, a time for supported inner reflection
9:00-9:45 AM Breakfast, fresh organic juices & broths
9:45-11:00 AM Group sharing, supportive group discussion
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch, fresh organic juices & broths
1:30-3:00 PM Arts & crafts, a time for artistic exploration
4:30-5:30 PM Evening stretches, yoga
5:30-6:00 PM Meditation, wind down
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner, fresh organic juices and broths
7:30-9:00 PM Health education class, nutrition lecture by Dr. Ed Bauman and guests

On the final day guests will break the fast with a beautifully prepared meal of raw fruits and vegetables.

Retreat Dates, Cost, + Location

August 22-28, 2015 

$1,575 (shared) • $2,050 (single - limited rooms available)
Late Registration Starts: July 27, 2015 and rates will go up $100
Mayacamas Ranch: 3975 Mountain Home Ranch Road, Calistoga, CA, 94515

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations before the late registration date will result in a full refund, less a $100 administration fee
Cancellations made on or after the late registration date will result in a 50% refund
If you cancel within 72 hours of arrival, or do not show, no refund will be provided


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