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The Third Annual Vibrant Living Expo

Thank you everyone for making the the Third Annual Expo

the Raw Food Event of the Summer!

Don't miss out next year - mark your calendar now for

August 22–24, 2008 with lots of great pre-and post-Expo classes


Cost: $75 per day, $195 for all three days

Register by July 1st and pay just $165


FREE Thursday Night Plenary

August 21, 7:00 PM

Town Hall, Fort Bragg, California


2008 Speakers

Join Master Chef Cherie Soria, founder and director of Living Light and Dan Ladermann president of the Institute for Vibrant Living and codirector of Living Light.


Speakers and chefs:

Viktoras Kulvinskas, Dr. Gabriel Cousens, Dr. Doug Graham, Professor Roziland Graham*, Dr. Fred Bisci, Howard Lyman*, Victoria Boutenko*, Nomi Shannon, Rhio, Matthew and Terci Englehart, Matt Monarch*, Cherie Soria, Dan Ladermann, Paul Nison*, Ed Leach, Elaina Love, Rick and Karin Dina, Dr. Tim Trader, Don Weaver, Dr. Jameth Sheridan, Sergei Boutenko, Happy Oasis, Tamera Campbell and Michael Saiber, Kari Bernardi, Patricia Cramer, David Ross, Felix Daniel Schoener, Ronnie & Minh, David Rainoshek, Dorit, Martine Lussier, Vinnette Thompson, Barbara and John Stephens-Lewallen, Larry Wagner, Kari Bernardi, Petra Schulte, Brigitte Mars, Jennifer Cornbleet, Matt Samuelson*, AwaHoshi Kavan, Siri Gian Singh Kalsa, Ronni and Minh*, Dr. Ruza Bogdanovich, John Kohler*

* Invited but not yet confirmed


If you would like to be a vendor at the Vibrant Living Expo please email Kristin or call 707-964-2420





Don't miss out on this great event!
Register NOW!

Speakers, culinary classes, wellness presentations, activities, fitness classes, music, entertainment, raw film screenings, raw pie contest, vendor booths, panels, and of course GREAT RAW FOOD!


Vibrant Living Vendor Pavillions are FREE!
Located in the Company Store


Click here for 2008 Speaker Photos and Biographies


Rising Star Chef Showcase

This showcase opportunity is for "up and coming" raw culinary artists who have a passion to teach! Selected applicants will present a 20-minute culinary demo of an original recipe. This is your chance to "show your stuff" and get your name out to a group of raw foods enthusiasts! Call 707-964-2420 for an application or click here for pdf version.


Rawsome pie contest (enter now!)

Grand Prizewinner will receive a $450 scholarship to attend any Living Light Culinary Arts Institute training course at the Living Light Culinary Center, Fort Bragg, California.

Call 707-964-2420 for an application or click here for more information

and an entry form.

View past Rawsome Contests here!!


3-day Ticket $195 or $75 per day on-line registration - Register now!



Pre-Register Now! Limited seating


Two workshops with Dr. Doug Graham

Take both classes for $840, $790 for both purchased with 3-day expo pass


Natural Hygiene Raw Nutritional Science Certification Course

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 19–20, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM

This exciting 2-day intensive course is presented by Dr. Douglas Graham, DC, world-class athletic trainer, author of The 80-10-10 Diet. Dr Graham is a wonderful speaker, who offers a wealth of up-to-date information on the science of raw nutrition from a Natural Hygiene perspective. Subjects covered will include the anatomical, physiological, bio-chemical and psychological analysis of the benefits of the primarily fruit-based raw vegan diet. Participants at last summer’s course were universally wowed by this power-packed informational seminar!

$595 or $545 with purchase of three-day Expo admission: A $50 savings!

Class is extremely limited - so reserve your place today!



Maximum Athletic Performance
Thursday, August 21, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM


Improve your fitness training!

Learn to take excellent care of your body! Stay ahead of the trends in your sport and learn how to take advantage of the physical changes that accompany aging. This class is designed to bring athletes and fitness enthusiasts to the top of their performance abilities and keep them there! Extend your competitive career as an athlete and understand how to include fitness into your life every day of your life.

In this comprehensive fitness program you’ll learn the secrets of optimal performance to help you all areas of your life: health, lifestyle, injuries, biomechanics, overload, recovery, kinetics, psychology, neuro-training, nutrition, competition, un-patterned routines, and best of all, the Zen of fitness. Dr. Graham has been working with both world-class and aspiring athletes for more than thirty-five years.

$295 or $245 with purchase of three-day Expo admission: A $50 savings!

Class is extremely limited - so reserve your place today!



Click here for more information on the workshops & seminars


Special Post Festival Seminars

Pre-Register Now! Limited seating


Special Seminar with Viktoras Kulvinskas

Monday, August 25 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Experience the wit and wisdom of the internationally acclaimed author of “Survival Into the 21st Century”, Viktoras Kulvinskas. Widely known as the “father” of living foods, this Harvard-educated former astrophysicist will amaze you with the depth of his knowledge and scientific acumen. If you’ve never seen Viktoras speak before, give yourself the gift of being in the presence of this truly extraordinary human being. Viktoras stresses the importance of enzymes and green nutrition in creating a youthful body and mind. His vast knowledge in the field of science and enzymatic nutrition enables him to shed a unique light on this important subject.


Cost: $95 advance ticket sales or $125 at the door.


Introduction to Raw Food Nutrition

Raw Food Doctors™ Rick and Karin Dina

Monday, August 25 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Living Light Culinary Arts Institute has teamed up with Raw Food Doctors™ Rick and Karin Dina to offer “Introduction to Raw Food Nutrition,” a fun and informative 4-hour course in the science of raw food nutrition.  It will be held on Monday, August 27, 2007 from 2 PM to 6 PM at the Living Light Center.  This course will provide an abundance of scientifically based raw food education via multimedia presentations and group participation designed to help you gain a greater understanding of raw food nutrition and give you confidence in the role of raw foods for greater health and vitality. Class topics include understanding the caloric density of various foods, the effects of heat on food chemistry, raw food sources of vitamins and minerals, vitamin B-12 and raw vegan nutrition, optimal blood sugar regulation, and the role of essential fatty acids in human health.


Cost: $95 advance ticket sales or $125 at the door.



FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods
Tuesday, August 26 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Take Living Light’s entry-level class in a one-day intensive format. This course is the first in the Associate Chef training series and is a prerequisite for most other Living Light courses. Dozens of superb culinary presentations will show you everything you need to know to create a wide variety of delicious, easy-to-prepare raw recipes.  Create fabulous organic raw vegan cuisine for optimal health and rejuvenation! Rich nut milks and creams, appetizers and pates, cultured foods, smoothies, sauces, dressings, soups and salads, simple entrees, dehydrated goodies and snacks, desserts, Learn kitchen gardening and sprouting, basic knife techniques, and equipment use. Delicious Buffet Lunch will be served!

Tuition: $299 (a savings of $151 from the 2-day FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods)


For more information or to register for FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods or other Living Light Culinary Arts Institute chef training classes, please go to the Workshops page.


Click here for more information on the workshops & seminars


Mini Raw Film Festival Hosted by Dorit of Serenity Spaces



Make your reservation and reserve your hotel/motel/campground now for best selection.
Click here to go to the Accommodation page.

Raw and natural lifestyle vendors contact

Click here to view the Vendor Booth FAQ

Volunteers are needed. Learn how you can have fun, build community, help with this event and save money!
Click here for details.


Cancellation and refund policy
Tickets for the Vibrant Living Expo and related workshops and seminars are nonrefundable, including Introduction to Raw Nutritional Science. You may however, transfer your tickets/registration to another person prior to the event. Please provide transfer notification to Living Light in writing, by e-mail, or fax.


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If you are not going to be able to attend the 3rd Annual Vibrant Living Expo – all is not lost.

The Plenary Session, Thursday Night August 23, 7:00 PM (PST) and Cherie Soria's opening keynote "Welcome to The Raw Food Diet Revolution!" (Friday August 24, 9:00 AM PST)

will be streamed live to the internet. Free!


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