Raw Spirit Festival – Prescott

The time has come – we are setting up shop at the Prescott Raw Spirit Festival! This year’s festival is 3 days of raw food heroes presenting on two big stages; an eclectic variety of magical music makers; and a Sacred Exercise Area featuring guided classes including; yoga, tai chi, meditation, poetry, pranayama, and more. One of the mission-visions of the Raw Spirit Festival as a non-profit organization, is to encourage folks to incorporate a greater percentage of fresh organic vegetables and fruits into our every day diets.

There will be Raw Vegan Demos and Tasting activities happening throughout the day accompanied by acoustic jams, relaxing massage stations, and nature inspired healing; all set atop a lakeside hill with breathtaking views. There are many kid’s programs and vendors to shop from so bring the family because you don’t want to miss a rejuvenating experience.

Below is information from http://www.rawspiritfest.com/:

o   Raw Spirit Festival 2010 is the 6th Annual event of Raw Spirit International a 501c3 non-profit organization focused on encouraging eco-sustainable education and nutrition education.  Our Festivals encourages learning the entertaining activities such as; music, speakers, shopping, arts, and more.

–  Accommodations

o   Camping on site is available at a rate of $30 for three nights.  This must be purchased prior to the event.

o   Informational booths and over 100 volunteers are available for assistance

o   Medical assistance will be available on site for emergencies

– Where is the Festival being held at?

o   Just four miles north outside of Prescott, Arizona, Watson Lake Park is open to the public and is known for its beautiful lake as well as the famous Granite Dells boulders.  Watson Lake Park has many amenities including; boating, camping, picnic tables, playgrounds, hiking trails, and convenient restrooms and showers.  The Park is located at 3101 Watson Lake Road, Prescott, Arizona.  http://www.cityofprescott.net/services/parks/parks/index.php?id=24

– Travel & Stay

o   For folks who are flying into Arizona for the Festival, Sky Harbor International Airport is the closest airport available for travel.  It is located in Phoenix, Arizona just south of Prescott.

– Ticket Prices-

o   Tickets are going fast and we have a limit on tickets for sale.  Act quickly as prices may increase the closer we get to the event.  You can save NOW today by purchasing tickets online through this webpage.

o   Tickets include; admittance to the event and park grounds (single all day pass or full three day pass), admittance to all stage presenters & performers, group workshops, vendors, activities, raw food tasting and demonstrations by chefs, message, yoga, meals, and more…

o   Tickets are $49 a person for a one day pass and $120 for three days.

o   Three day pass plus camping is available for $150

-Activities, Performers, Speakers

o   Sub-categories are needed here to state; Classes, Performers, Speakers, Workshops, Vendors, Activities for Children, etc.

o   http://www.rawspiritfest.com/index.php?page=presenters-performers-reference-page

– Notices

o   Raw Spirit Festival is being held on September 24-26 at Watson Lake Park four miles north of Prescott, Arizona.

o   This is a Rain/Shine event.

o   No pets are permitted.

o   Children areas are available.

o   Camping is a $30 for three nights are must be paid for prior to the event start date.

o   Informational booths, health services, and customer service is available at the event.

-Press & Feedback

o   Great “play-by-play” review by Steve Pavlina from the 2009 Raw Spirit Festival in Sedona, Arizona.  http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2008/09/raw-spirit-festival-review/ “I would definitely attend the Raw Spirit Festival again. I went there to learn, to connect with people, and to have a growth experience, and I most certainly experienced all of that.”

o   From NaturalNews from the 2007 Raw Spirit Festival – http://www.naturalnews.com/022120.html “The festival brings together thousands of participants, over a hundred raw foods vendors and dozens of top-notch speakers, authors and artists who have so far delivered an unforgettable experience in raw living foods and high-vibration living.”

o   Exciting video by LovingRaw from the past Raw Spirit Festival http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVgER57v-I0

– Before and After the Event

o   Prescott offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities readily available every day.  The best thing about Prescott is the climate.  There isn’t a day that is to hot and spurts of sunshine mix with cloud cover through the day.  Hiking, shopping, and dining are available and hotel accommodations make traveling around easy to do.

One of the Vivapura owners, Chris Whitcoe, is presenting at the festival. Chris  Whitcoe

Chris Whitcoe : Workshop Facilitator

Chris Whitcoe, MA: Vegan Live Food Nutrition, is passionate about the awakening of consciousness, raw food nutrition and the emergence of Capitalism as a vehicle for global change. In service to this overarching wholistic vision he has created a diversified life in which he integrates his passions with the largest impact possible.

Chris is Co-owner of Vivapura: Pure Superfoods for Life, dedicated to bringing the highest quality, Raw, Organic & Ethical superfoods to the global market. Vivapura has received a profoundly positive response that has continued to propel the company toward success as a vehicle of “Sacred Commerce.” This is the new paradigm in action!

In 2005, Chris took a hiatus from a successful corporate life to fully embrace his love for the raw food/consciousness movement by pursuing a Masters Degree in Live Food Nutrition under Gabriel Cousens, M.D. at the Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center.

Chris also infuses his abundant raw energy and expertise as an advanced software engineer to Corporate Consulting, LLC, his company dedicated to creating advanced technical solutions and premier internet presence for his clients.

And for even more fun, he also serves as a lecturer and event facilitator, creating enthusiasm and powerful catalyzation of our “real world” human potential!

Ultimately, Chris’s greatest role is as a father to three vibrant children who truly understand the value of living foods, spiritual awareness and tribal welfare.

(Yep: one would certainly have to eat a high vibrational diet and have an innate connection to “Spirit” to create such a passionate life!)

You can still get your tickets here!!

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