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Vibrant Living Expo

4th Annual Vibrant Living Expo & Culinary Showcase™
August 22 – 24, 2008
Living Light International
Fort Bragg, CA


Three-day Expo Pass: $195

One-day Expo Pass: $75 per day


What makes Living Light's Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase™ unique? The event, which takes place August 22-24 on the beautiful Mendocino coast of Northern California, will highlight some of the top raw chefs on the planet, who will join our own Cherie Soria in one of the most spectacular line-ups of raw culinary artists ever assembled, anywhere! We'll have over 50 talks, 6 Ask the Experts panel discussions, and 25 culinary presentations in four venues.


Restaurant celebrity chefs from the Los Angeles area include Jenny Ross of 118 Degrees, and Rachel Carr of the restaurant Cru. Other stellar chefs include "The Raw Gourmet", Nomi Shannon, Elaina Love of Café Soulstice in San Francisco, Vinnette Thompson of The Raw Underground in Florida, Ronnie and Minh (whose film Going Raw was shown at the 2nd Annual Raw Lifestyle Film Festival), and others TBA. Gourmet raw food chefs Cherie Soria, Victoria Boutenko, and Rhio will also be doing talks at the Expo, in addition to demonstrating their culinary expertise. Keynote speaker Gabriel Cousens M.D. will be joining Living Light directors Cherie Soria and Dan Ladermann this year, as well as Viktoras Kulvinskas, Dr. Doug Graham, Victoria Boutenko, Dr. Fred Bisci, Happy Oasis, Drs. Rick and Karin Dina, Dr. Leslie Van Romer, David Rainoshek, Matt Monarch, and Angela Stokes, whose amazing weight loss journey (from 294 pounds to 133 pounds) has been an inspiration to many all over the planet! Kristie Phelps will be joining us from PETA, and Jan Allegretti, author of The Complete Holistic Dog Book, and Listen to the Silence will share with us her wonderful insights on home health care for our canine companions! Our newest honored presenter is Priya108 (a.k.a. Paul Rodney Turner), director of Food for Life Global, headquarters for the world's largest vegan/vegetarian food relief organization in the world, with a distribution system serving over 1.5 million freshly prepared vegetarian meals each day. Other very special guests include world renowned crystal bowl performer AwaHoshi Kavan, who will join Gabriel Cousens for a World Peace Active Meditation, and Dorit of Serenity Spaces, with her host of filmmakers fresh from the 2nd Annual Raw Lifestyle Film Festival in Los Angeles, who will share their hot new films for vibrant living. Musical performers Jah Sun and his Reggae Beats, and The Human Revolution will host a Musical Showcase on Friday night. Joel Andrews, harpist/composer/author and a pioneer music healer in America will offer a special workshop/concert "Awaken Your Soul to the Healing Power of Music." All of this and much more, included in your Expo ticket price. Pre-and Post-Expo classes and workshops are slated with top experts in raw food nutrition, including Dr. Douglas Graham's Natural Hygiene Raw Nutritional Science Certification Course Monday and Tuesday, August 18th and 19th, and Maximum Athletic Performance seminar Wednesday and Thursday, August 20th and 21st. On Monday, August 25, raw food guru Viktoras Kulvinskas will offer a special seminar, and the Raw Food Doctors™ Rick and Karen Dina will present their popular Introduction to The Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ course. This year's Expo promises to be an event to savor! There will be an opportunity to take Living Light's one-day FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods™ Intensive (the first step in the Living Light certification process) on Tuesday, August 26. Those of you who have already attended know how incredible this event is, and for those who have not yet attended, SIGN UP NOW AND BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATIONS RIGHT AWAY FOR BEST AVAILABILITY! Three-day Expo ticket: $195 Single Day Tickets $75 per day Single Day Ticket for Friday includes admission to the Friday Night Music Showcase with Jah Sun and The Human Revolution. Single Day Ticket for Saturday includes admission to Mini Film Festival hosted by Dorit of Serenity Spaces. INCLUDED WITH YOUR 3-DAY EXPO PASS: Daily morning Kali Ray TriYoga® with Shanti GoldsCousens, Shaktipat Meditation with Gabriel Cousens, M.D., evening yoga on Friday and Sunday with Siri Gian Khalsa, PhD, Crystal Bowl Meditation with AwaHoshi Kavan, Sunday World Peace Activation Meditation, Friday Night Music Showcase, and Mini Film Festival! The spectacular new 4-day workshop, Pastry Arts-Unbaked!™ with Cherie Soria and Vinnette Thompson on August 18-21 is FULL! The 4th Annual Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase™ will be THE place to network, to learn from raw food experts, holistic visionaries, and to experience the culinary magic of the best raw food chefs in the world. A new wellness pavilion this year will include music, yoga, bodywork, private consultations with our speakers, and other therapeutic modalities, as well as Exhibitor Booths offering a variety of dazzling delicacies and products for conscious living. Last year's exhibitors were awed by the knowledgeable attendees at the Vibrant Living Expo. It's a target audience of informed planetary citizens, making a difference in their own lives and in the world! Health Panels, Living Light's famous Raw Pie Contest, a Rising Star Chef Showcase, and a Mini Film Festival with appearances and Q & A with the filmmakers. Sign up now for the most professional, well-organized, detail oriented, awesome raw food event ever! Sign up to Volunteer at the Vibrant Living Expo: Purchase your EXPO tickets here: Read more about Living Light in our July Newsletter: Sign up for our e-newsletter here:



Eight complete 3-part
Associate Chef Certification Series followed by a variety of advanced specialty courses.

Three complete Gourmet Chef Certification Series in March/April, July/August, October/November training series offering all 3 Advanced Training Classes in one session.

FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods is offered as an intensive on August 26, at Living Light and in Chicago.

Raw Empowerment Workshops presented by Living Light Institute Associate Chef and Instructor graduates in your area.