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Home New Age Center Growthworks Point of Infinity Nirvana Bookstore

Point of Infinity
in the Catskills

P.O. Box 33, 101 Red Star Road,
Greenfield Park, NY 12435
(845) 647-8834

Inexpensive No-Frills 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 Day Retreat

SPRING / SUMMER / FALL
FASTING & CLEANSING RETREATS

with Ken Pollinger, Ph.D., Retreat Facilitator

MINIMUM OF 5 PEOPLE NEEDED FOR THE RETREAT TO TAKE PLACE

Retreat Dates:

Friday, July 10 - Monday, July 13

NOTE: This is a body-mind-spirit event -- we are cleansing/clearing all the levels of our being.

Retreats generally are of four days length, or more, depending on the needs of the retreatants.

These Retreats Consists of some of the following:

bulletFasting, with vegetable broth, water, or watermelon, and/or Green Magic
bulletA personalized series of colonics and/or lymphatic machine sessions
    (A registered nurse provides these services)
bulletLiver cleanse with phosphoric acid/olive oil (only for the 6, 7 or 8 day retreat)
bulletDeep tissue massages
bulletMeditation, both individual and group sessions
bulletThe Zen of Deep Relaxation periods
bulletGentle releasing Yoga
bulletSpiritual reading/book discussions (Enlightenment Studies)
bulletVideos/audios of Eckhart Tolle with discussions
    Video: The Flowering of Consciousness
    7 Audios: Eckhart at Omega, Last Year
bulletWalking - slow & fast
bulletLight/Sound machine available for usage.
bulletPilgrimage to Tibetan Monastery (and maybe others)
bulletGentle Hikes at Sam's Point
bulletGestalt Dreamwork
bulletAwareness exercises (Awareness, by Anthony DeMello)
bulletTalks about herbs and nutrition plus recipes for life style changes after the retreat

As you may know, it takes 3 full days to break the addiction to eating; after that fasting is less difficult! Thus, the more days of fasting, the better results!

Donation: Lodging & Nourishment & Tuition: $250 for the 4 day retreat and $50 for each day thereafter.
NOTE: If you prefer more privacy, we can recommend nearby reasonable motels.

Optional:

  1. Pat Yorks RN (845 858-8503) offers the following services at her home somewhat close by:
    - Foot detoxification   $50
    - Lymph drainage machine   $60
    - Colonics   $65
    - Infrared Sauna   $50

    Combinations:
    - Foot/Lymph $110 reduced to $100 (Save $10)
    - Foot/Lymph/Colonics $175 reduced to $160 (Save $15)
    - All Four $225 reduced to $200 (Save $25)
     
  2. Infrared sauna at the Point of Infinity: $30/hr
        
                    Massage/Sauna Room                             Crystal/Tuning Fork Healing
     
  3. Massage/bodywork/acupuncture and energy sessions: cost varies depending on type and length of massage, first massage $60; second $55, third $50 if 3 taken in one fasting retreat. Click here for the Wellness Center at the Point of Infinity.

Deposit: $100. If the minimum number isn't registered your full deposit will be returned.
Full payment at arrival time; or before if possible (call Nirvana Bookstore (845) 358-6448, Sat-Sun, 12-5 pm, for credit card payments) No ATM on premise, please bring cash. After you register we will send you information on what we provide and what you need to bring.

Bring your own Colon cleansing products. We recommend that you start using these products at least a few days before arrival.
(Sonne #7 and Sonne #9 combo is available in Health Food Stores)

Books recommended for retreat:
Tao Te Ching, by Stephen Mitchell
Awareness, by Anthony De Mello
The Tao of Nutrition
, by Maoshing Ni
    (both available in Nirvana Bookstore: Thur thru Sunday 11 - 5 pm)

For directions, (especially bus travels from NYC) maps, photos, other information:
www.NewAgePointofInfinity.com, or send us a deposit payable to The New Age Center and we will send you info by snail mail, if no access to computer. If questions call, e-mail, or write:

Ken Pollinger, Ph.D.
The New Age Center
1-3 South Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 358-6448

E-mail: info@awarenesscenters.com

P.S. Other recommended books:
The Amazing Liver Cleanse, by Andreas Moritz
The Miracle of Fasting, by Paul Bragg
How to Keep Slim, Healthy and Young with Juice Fasting, by Paavo Airola
Dr. Jensen's Guide to Better Bowel Care, by Dr. Bernard Jensen
Colon Health, by Norman Walker
The Colon Health Handbook, by Robert Grey
Juice Fasting and Detoxification, by Steve Meyerowitz

Important Note:

  1. With a four day supportive retreat you can jump-start a longer fasting retreat when you return home.
  2. Some of you indicated that you want to do this program, but the timing was not right. If interested, sign on our waiting list, and contact me indicating when you would like a repeat performance.

Biography of Ken Pollinger

Ex-Jesuit of 13 yrs, Doctor of Philosophy specializing in Sociology, 25 years college teaching, post-doctoral Gestalt psychotherapy training with the Gestalt Center of Long Island, certified as Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Meditation Instructor, author: Community Action and the Poor, and recent Confessions of an Ex-Jesuit, builder/carpenter, Founder and Director of the New Age Center and the Point of Infinity Retreat Center, owner of Nirvana Bookstore. Be it noted that Ken was ordained a Priest in the Order of Melchizedek and practices/preaches Universalistic Spirituality.

IMPORTANT NOTE: KEN POLLINGER PLANS TO LEAD A CLEANSING FASTING RETREAT THIS WINTER IN HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA. MOST LIKELY IT WOULD BE FROM FRIDAY DECEMBER 1ST TO SUNDAY DECEMBER 10TH. THIS PROGRAM WILL BE SIMILAR TO OUR CLEANSING FASTING RETREATS OFFERED AT THE POINT OF INFINITY SO PLEASE REVIEW THESE PROGRAMS. EACH PERSON WILL HAVE A PRIVATE ROOM OVERLOOKING A BEAUTIFUL CANAL JUST ONE BLOCK FROM THE BEACH WHICH HAS A 3 MILE BOARDWALK. THE TOTAL COST WILL BE DETERMINED SHORTLY BUT IT SHOULD BE APPROXIMATELY $350 FOR LODGING AND KEN'S FACILITATION. THERE WILL BE OPTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR MASSAGE AND COLONICS WHICH WILL COST SLIGHTLY MORE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER. FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE PLACEMENT ON WAITING LIST PLEASE CALL KEN POLLINGER AT 845-358-6448.

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