Fresh Start is open, and the health restoration programs continue running under the current BC COVID guidelines.

Check out Covid-19-Related FAQ. Additionally, for those in need, we offer flexible Financing. IMPORTANT: Be sure to check Dates for current availability.

Fresh Start is Canada’s premier health restoration and lifestyle transformation retreat for those who are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired and are ready to start gradually and naturally improving their health. The comprehensive program includes all components you need for your healing, such as detox, organic healthy meals, common-sense education in both physical and emotional areas of health and more. The core of each program is a pre-program health assessment, individual goals setting and an individualized plan of one-on-one services. Whether you come for a 7-day Detox and Recharge Retreat for routine health maintenance, or if you need total health and lifestyle transformation and choose 14 or 21-day Emotional Wellness, Physical Health or Quit Smoking Retreat, surrounded by a loving team of dedicated health professionals who work from the heart, Fresh Start is an amazing healing place for the depth of healing you need. The retreat is located in one of the most beautiful locations in Canada – the ocean side of Vancouver Island, within 30 min from the Comox Airport.

Since 2005 Fresh Start has helped over 1,500 people to transform their health and lifestyle

FREE AntiViral Defence Program

Empower Yourself with emotional resilience and stronger immunity

Core Program

Comprehensive Fresh Start Core Program includes:

  • Meals, health drinks & supplements (except custom protocols)
  • Program classes
  • Ocean-front Health Centre use (almost fully exclusive to your group)

The meals are vegan and organic, with a large percentage of raw fresh vegetables, greens, fruits, nuts and seeds, and include health drinks to restore and nourish your cells. You will experience gentle detox of the whole body – including the digestive tract, liver, blood, kidneys, joints and parasite cleanse. Educational classes in the areas of healthy lifestyle and emotional well-being are included as well as guided meditations, yoga, fitness classes, steam bath sessions and so much more. The centre is located at an exceptional location on the Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Private accommodations are available, a minute away from the Ocean Health Centre (purchased separately).

Fresh Start’s Core Program has a balanced semi-structure and can be experienced on its own or as the foundation of the Go-Deeper™ Areas of Focus, which allow you address your unique individual needs in depth.

Included in your Core Program

  • Vegan Organic Meals

  • Lifestyle Education
  • Fitness

  • Body Care Classes
  • Game and Movie Nights

  • Liver Activation Drinks 

  • Probiotics and Enzymes
  • Food Prep Demos
  • Whole Body Detox 
  • Guided Meditations  

  • Yoga
  • Adrenal and Thyroid Support
  • Emotional Wellness Workshops
  • Nature Walks & Excursions 
  • Art Classes
  • Ocean View Facilities

  • Bonfires in season

  • Digestion Tune-up™ Formula
  • Quality Magnesium Supplement
  • Hexahedron 999 Water
  • Fun Outings
  • Sleep Enhancing™ Tea

  • Green Smoothies
  • Organic Herbal Tea Bar

GO DEEPER: Areas of Focus

You may also do Core Program Only to recharge. Or you can GO-DEEPER…

GO-DEEPER™ is a customized and individualized health program designed by our team of highly trained professionals. We are here to assist you in addressing your specific health issues that you choose to work on during your 7, 14 or 21 days stay.

In the GO-DEEPER™programyou will experience one-on-one sessions with multiple Natural Health and Emotional Wellness Specialists, as well as Custom Protocols specialized for your individual health needs. The goal here is to address your unique health concerns, be it working in-depth on weight loss, depression, quit smoking, headaches or other health challenges.

Your individualized health plan will be created from over 40 unique health-focused therapies and 30+ custom protocols, and we will use over 15 years of expertise of guiding people through the healing process. The plan will be carefully designed, based on thorough assessments both before and upon arrival.

GO-DEEPER™ consists of 3 main components:

  • Professional Guidance: in-depth health assessments, individualized health goals setting, customized Health Plan, upon arrival consultation with explanation of the assessment results and your plan, assistance throughout the process and adjustments of protocols as needed;
  • One-on-One Treatments: massage, topical applications, hydrotherapy, heart healing sessions and/or others;
  • Custom Protocols: advanced organ cleansing, re-balancing & rebuilding formulas – for example: advanced lung cleanse, anti-inflammatory, enhanced enzyme or anti-oxidant therapy, blood sugar re-balancing, nervous system support and more.

If you need to focus on a particular area of your health, we have 4 Areas of Specialty to choose from.

If you need to focus on a particular area of your health, we have 4 Areas of Specialty to choose from.

Physical Health

Obesity, Diabetes, Hormonal

Digestion, Liver, Lungs, Skin

Muscular-Skeletal, Inflammation

Emotional Wellness

Depression, Anxiety, Grief  

PTSD, Caregiver Burnout

Post-Trauma Recovery

Habits Re-patterning

Food Addiction,  Exercise Routine

Quit Smoking, Wine Patterns

Daily Structure, Life Balance

Detox & Recharge

De-stress and Unwind, Me Time

Rejuvenate and Re-enertize, Detox all body organs

Take a Life Break, Re-nourish Your Cells and Soul

GO DEEPER: Areas of Focus

If you need to focus on a particular area of your health, we have 4 Areas of Specialty to choose from.

Recover Your Physical Health Naturally

Best for:

  • Metabolic Disorders (Diabetes, Weight Loss)

  • Digestion and Liver

  • Respiratory & Sinus

  • Muscular-Skeletal

  • Hormonal Health

  • Cardio-Vascular (HBP, High Cholesterol)

  • Immune and Lymph

  • Hair and Skin

  • Male Health

  • Female Health

  • Body Toxicity Diseases (Headaches, Gout)

  • Sleep Issues

Habits Repatterning Helps Eliminate Bad Habits

Patterns Addressed:

  • Cigarettes and Wine

  • Food

  • Technology

  • Thoughts

  • Daily Structure

  • Stress Management & Life Balance

Emotional Wellness Recovery After Burnout

Best For:

  • Depression

  • Trauma & Caregiving

  • Relationships Resolution

  • Anxiety

  • Aura/Chakra Restoration
  • Heart Healing™