Vitality Retreat


Join us for an amazing weekend in beautiful Okanagan Valley this May

Escape for the Fabulous Vitality Retreat!

**Raw Food and Yoga Retreat**

August 28-30th, 2015

At the beautiful Joy of Living Centre, Kelowna 


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Take a weekend off from your daily stress to rest, relax, boost your energy while eating raw food meals and learning about a healthy lifestyle that may change your life forever! You will leave energized, rejuvenated and empowered.

**Places are limited to only 12 people! **

Your investment: only $597 CAD (APPROX. $480 USD) if registered by August 8th- $650 CAD (APPROX. $520 USD) thereafter.
A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot at the retreat. The balance is due August 15th 2015.




For three days you’ll have the experience of preparing and eating delicious and healthy raw food meals. There’s nothing like hands-on for learning. It’s going to be a fun adventure of learning, relaxing, and savoring healing foods. Guylaine will explain why eating raw fresh foods is important for health. She will teach about raw food nutrition and share her tips of living 40 years as a vegetarian  and a high raw lifestyle.

The recipes are simple and easy so when you go home you can make them yourself. You’ll receive a booklet of all the recipes plus a sample menu.

There will be yoga in the morning for everyone. Massage and reiki is offered for those who opt for these services.

Our Vitality Retreat will leave you restored, revitalized, rejuvenated, refreshed, and renewed so when you go back home you have a new, fresh and enthusiastic perspective about your life. All you have to do is come to the Joy of Living Centre just outside Kelowna, BC, and you are on your way to changing your life for the better! I promise.

Vitality Retreat Dates and Program

Our weekend away starts at 3pm Friday, August 28th and goes until 3pm Sunday  August 30th.  Friday will be a night of welcome, mingling time, a raw food demo followed by a fabulous raw food evening meal. This will be your chance to settle in, ask questions, get comfortable in your new environment and for a wonderful night’s rest.

Saturday includes a yoga session, lecture on how to create vibrant health, lose weight and gain energy, 3 raw food demonstrations, a hike and labyrinth tour, and an evening of sharing and drumming. 
Presentation about the benefits of raw foods for hormone balance.
During your stay you can schedule a complimentary coaching session with Guylaine.
Sunday will be another yoga session, 2 raw food demonstrations, and a group coaching circle to envision your goals and ask any questions to Guylaine. During your stay you will be served all organic raw food meals. Your event will help you balance body and mind.

The Menu

Given the desire to RETREAT 2013 CRUMBLEmake this as energizing and rejuvenating as possible, the menu for this weekend will be delicious, fresh and organic raw food meals. This time there will some simple dehydration foods.
The menu is composed of low glycemic meals. You’ll experience a relaxation and ease of digestion.

This will be more than just a weekend of rejuvenation. You’ll learn fabulous new raw food recipes, how to make them, and leave feeling empowered and inspired to incorporate more healthy new habits into your daily life. The full collection of recipes for this event will be provided in a bound booklet as a special gift to you.

If you have allergies or sensitivities let us know in advance.


The Location

RETREAT 2013 AUG 2The Joy of Living Centre is the ideal place for a weekend of cleansing on raw food, to rest, relax and restore yourself.

It is an enchanted environment and luxurious house just outside of Kelowna at the foot of beautiful mountains. (30 minutes from Kelowna).

We will be providing a comfortable environment, education and the chance to experience very small group coaching. It is time to really prioritize yourself and your well-being for a few days.

What to expect 

  • Gourmet, raw food cuisine meals. Dinner includes 4 course meals with scrumptious low-glycemic desserts.
  • Green smoothies served at breakfast, and fresh local organic produce at every meal. You will leave feeling re-energized and rejuvenated.
  • 6 raw food demonstrations with hands-on led by Raw Food Educator and Holistic Nutrition Coach Guylaine Lacerte
  • Guylaine’s inspiring lecture on how to curb cravings and make peace with your food; how nutrient-dense foods heal your body and leave you for wanting more not less.
  • Group coaching to bring up your inspiring vision and discuss what are your challenges.
  • A bound booklet of all the recipes prepared and served during the weekend.
  • Morning Hatha yoga classes led by yogi Amaada.
  • Health consultation with Guylaine optional when you sign up.
  • Presentation on the benefits of raw foods for hormone balance
  • A guided hike and labyrinth tour.
  • Saturday night drumming and lots of fun.
  • A beautiful décor besides a creek at the foothill of a mountain.
  • Only 30 minutes from downtown Kelowna and the Kelowna airport.
  • Lots of relaxation, inspiration by the beautiful decorated house and view. 
  • Rejuvenation, relaxation, pleasure, good healthy food, friendship and serenity.


What to Bring & How to Get There

Upon registering for the event, you will receive all the information about the location, what to bring, what to expect during the weekend.
We want to make sure you’re in a great state of mind when you come so you really get the most out of this experience.
 About Your Instructors
 Guylaine Lacerte:
 Raw Food Chef and Functional Nutrition Coach. Guylaine will bring 40 years of studies and experience living the high raw lifestyle. Guylaine like to share her vast knowledge of the body and nutrition trough food demo and talks. Her clients and students get invaluable tips and strategies to succeed on the vibrant health path.

Your Investment

Investment includes the 2 nights stay, all meals and all lectures/demonstrations. 

All rooms are double occupancy  with a maximum of 12 participants. All deposits and payments are refundable up to two weeks before the event although 20% fee will be retained.

Additional fees apply for reiki and massage.

We’ve priced this event very affordable at $597  Double Occupancy


Join us August 28th-30th 2015

Reserve your place now!
Your investment: only $597 CAD ( APPROX. $480 USD) if registered by August 8th- $650 CAD ( APPROX. $520 USD) thereafter

A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot in the retreat. The balance is due August 15th.

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