Total Life Cleanse (Paperback)

A 28-Day Program to Detoxify and Nourish the Body, Mind, and Soul

By Glass, Jonathan, M.Ac., C.A.T.

Healing Arts Press, 9781620556917, 448pp.

Publication Date: January 30, 2018

List Price: 24.95*
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A comprehensive guide to the integrated detox of body, mind, and spirit

• Presents a practical 28-day plant-based program, divided into four cycles, to initiate and maximize physical, mental, and spiritual detoxification

• Integrates the ancient wisdom of yoga, Ayurveda, and Traditional Chinese Medicine with naturopathic principles and contemporary nutritional science

• Provides plant-based smoothie and meal recipes, tips on liver health and healthy elimination, exercise and yoga practices, breathing and meditation techniques to address toxic thought patterns, and Karma/Forgiveness cleansing rituals

Integrating the ancient wisdom of yoga, Ayurveda, and Traditional Chinese Medicine with naturopathic principles and contemporary nutritional science, Jonathan Glass, M.Ac., C.A.T., presents a practical 28-day program, divided into four cycles, designed to initiate and maximize detoxification of your body, mind, and spirit from the harmful effects of the modern lifestyle.

Glass reveals the interconnectedness of what we consume, both mentally and nutritionally, emphasizing that cleansing of the body alone will offer only a temporary solution if we do not also apply the same cleansing principles to our thoughts and actions. He provides delicious plant-based smoothie and meal recipes, step-by-step instructions to resolve blockages and stagnation in the physical or emotional body, including tips on liver health and healthy elimination, guidance on how to cleanse the proliferation of toxic thought patterns in the mind, as well as outlining a supportive Karma/Forgiveness cleanse ritual to detoxify the spirit. He explains how the soul is encased in five coverings, known as Koshas, and details how to harmonize all five Koshas through a plant-based diet, exercise, yoga, breathing techniques, and meditation/introspective practices.

Citing wisdom from teachers he has revered over the years and sages past and present, as well as teachings from the Vedas and other ancient texts, Glass reinforces that how we eat, think, and live directly impacts our health in body, mind, spirit, and our relationships. He also shows how the principles of the Total Life Cleanse inherently support the environment. By empowering you with a new way of thinking, seeing, and being, the Total Life Cleanse program allows you not only to heal yourself by changing your life patterns but also to heal others, as we foster a deeper connection to the life that surrounds us and ultimately the universe.

About the Author

Jonathan Glass, M.Ac., C.A.T., is a master acupuncturist, certified Shuddha Ayurveda therapist, and herbalist who has served on the faculty of the New England School of Acupuncture and The Dharma Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda. An advocate of group-supported transformational cleanse programs, he has been in private practice since 1987 and co-founded the Healing Essence Center with his wife. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

Praise For Total Life Cleanse: A 28-Day Program to Detoxify and Nourish the Body, Mind, and Soul

“In Total Life Cleanse, Jonathan Glass combines ancient ayurvedic wisdom with modern science to create a user’s manual for your life. This book is comprehensive, practical, and tremendously useful. The more people who follow its advice, the more healthy and happy our world will be.”
— Ocean Robbins, coauthor of Voices of the Food Revolution

Total Life Cleanse is a real jewel. It is filled with profound insights into the true nature of disharmony and illness as well as very practical strategies to regain balance and health. It is a wonderful guide to reclaim our true treasure--radiant health.”
— Dr. Sherrill Sellman, host of What Women Must Know radio show

“The teachings of Total Life Cleanse are much needed during these challenging times that stress the mind, body, and spirit. The merging of genomic science with ancient traditions for healing is unique and sure to help many.”
— Joel Kahn, M.D., F.A.C.C., author of The Plant-Based Solution

Total Life Cleanse clearly explains that we are all exposed to toxins--both physical and subtle. Therefore, it is so essential to glean the knowledge from this book. The included Daily Guide, with its recipes, supplement protocols, daily practices, and tips, provides a powerful detox method that will benefit all who are pursuing the path of health and wellness in body, mind, and spirit.”
— Bruce Canvasser, N.D., founder of Integrative Therapeutics

“My very first cleanse was a life-changing experience. The energy surge was incredible, the mental clarity was phenomenal, and the overall experience was a challenge well worth every moment. Total Life Cleanse can guide you to experience the same life-changing benefits that my very first cleanse brought into my life!”
— Jairek Robbins, bestselling author of Live It!: Achieve Success by Living with Purpose

Total Life Cleanse is the most excellent, comprehensive, documented truth, including all of the essential ingredients and knowledge needed to maintain and nourish our bodies, minds, hearts, and general well-being. A must-read for all consciously awake souls.”
— BV Tridandi Swami, author, monk, and bhakti yoga teacher

“The synthesis of a lifetime of research, practice, and experience, Total Life Cleanse is a compendium of knowledge and a labor of love. Glass takes ancient principles of healing and wellbeing and renders them easily accessible to contemporary Western readers. The Cleanse is not just physical but one that reaches all aspects of a person’s being and touches the sacred self, the self-luminous soul. This is a valuable contribution.”
— Simon Haas, teacher of dharma and yoga philosophy and author of The Book of Dharma

“Jonathan Glass has given us an amazing gift to heal and enrich our lives with Total Life Cleanse. This book should be in every home and office, and its practices can be a foundation for a healthy society, if only we were all to embrace them.”
— Ken Manning, Ph.D., coauthor of Invisible Power and president of Insight Principles, Inc.

Total Life Cleanse is a must-read if you want to reclaim your health, vitality, and well-being. Glass makes a compelling case by drawing on authoritative references that tell the story of why our collective health is in serious decline. Glass lays out a plan of action for healing, recovery, and renewal. It is full of practical wisdom on how to get well and stay well.”
— Michael Geary, Ph.D., life coach, astrologer, author, and speaker

Total Life Cleanse far exceeds the scope of fasting and diet alone. It far exceeds the topic of just detoxification and stress management. It is more than just another wellness course. From resolving blockages and stagnation in the physical or emotional body, to clearing out toxic programs in the mind, to coping with stress from any source--internal or external--this book gently guides the reader into new ways of thinking, seeing, and being and a greater understanding of oneself. From this empowered state of mind--of health and inner balance--one can manifest their true self in a way that empowers and transforms others and, in turn, oneself.”
— Dave Ehrlichman, M.Ac.O.M., owner of Golden Lotus Herbs

“In Total Life Cleanse, Jonathan Glass has created a healing manual that takes the reader through one of the most important transformational journeys of their life, creating complete harmony in their mind, body, spirit complex. I highly recommend this book and cleanse to every person sincerely seeking true and complete transformational healing.”
— Sripad BV Bhagavat Maharaja, bhakti yoga teacher, master herbalist, and ayurvedic practitioner

Total Life Cleanse provides the tools necessary for cleansing and healing your body, mind, and soul. Jonathan Glass shares numerous success stories of patients he has guided on their journeys to a healthier lifestyle. Get ready for life transformation!”
— Bruce Howe, D.C., C.C.N., owner and cofounder of Nutragen Health Innovations

“In Total Life Cleanse, Glass guides you on how to do an extraordinary cleanse practically and also on how to transform your life to live it purely, thus preventing any future ailments of body, mind, or soul.”
— Vishnu Swami, author of Eternal Dharma