About the Retreat
Upcoming Events with The Raw Family
We invite you to join us for the weeklong Green Smoothie Retreat in Sweden in 2014.
It will take place from June 8th to June 14th, 2014 at Mundekulla, Sweden.
During our retreat we will prepare and serve you four times a day freshly made, delicious green smoothies prepared from the best organic ingredients. All of our smoothies are accompanied with detailed recipes. In the course of a week we will share with you all our secrets and tips on how to make the most nutritious and delicious green smoothies.
Considering the importance of lymphatic system for our health, we have added several fun exercise programs totaling at least five hours per day. In addition to yoga in the morning we will teach you during the day breathing techniques, hula-hoop fun workouts, barefoot running, salsa dancing in the evening, and other activities.
Victoria’s daily lectures will cover many different topics:
- Understanding Detox
- Critical Thinking and Your Health
- The Self-Healing Ability of the Body
- Lymph – Your River of Life
- History of Eating
- Strengthening Immunity
- Taking Care of Skin, Hair, Teeth and Eyes
- The Nutritional Value of Greens
- Magnesium, Chromium, Lutein from Greens
- Paradox of Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2
- Women’s Health
- Organic vs. Conventional
- Raw Food on a Budget
- Colon Health
- Q & A
- And many others
Valya teaches a morning fitness program and stretch exercises. She also lectures on:
- Food Demo: Green Smoothies for Any Occasion
- Healthy Weight Management
- Restoring Vision Naturally
- How to Pick Produce Properly
- Helping Children Become Healthy
- Healthy Diet for Your Pet
- Espalier in Your Garden
- Q & A
Sergei leads a variety of workshops:
- Green Smoothies for Athletes
- Wild Edible Walk
- The Nutritional Superiority of Greens
- Travelling with Raw Foods
- Short distance hikes
- Q & A
We have made arrangements with local organic markets and stores to purchase large quantities of 100% organic produce for our week. These products will be delivered on a daily basis. All the better for our health and enjoyment. We will be screening the latest and only the best documentaries in the evenings.
Mundekulla is located in a beautiful natural surrounding with swimming ponds, sauna and nice hiking tracks, with good communications. Only 3 hours from Copenhagen airport with direct train!
Cost: $1,495.00 per person. This price includes all workshops, meals, and educational materials. The price does not include accommodations.
Payments for the accommodations will be made directly to the resort upon your arrival to our event on June 8th. All rooms are designed beautifully and are eco-friendly rooms with soft beds. Some rooms have a private shower and bathroom, some share communal showers and bathrooms. All rooms are insulated with ecological material such as wool, sawdust, linen, hemp, or recycled newspapers. You may choose from several various options from double-occupancy rooms to sleeping on mattress on the floor, prices ranging between $40 to $75 dollars US per night. To inquire about the rooms, email Victoria
In order to hold a space for you we require a $200 non-refundable deposit at the time of reservation. The balance is due upon arrival.
For more information about the Mundekulla Resort you may visit http://www.mundekulla.se
Important note: Please pay for the retreat in a separate transaction. If you need to buy books or other items, you must purchase them separately. The Internet Discount Program does not apply to the retreat.
Once you register and make the deposit, you will receive an informational e-mail with more details on the retreat.
If you have any questions you may email: Victoria
We hope to see you in Sweden in June, 2014 at Mundekulla resort!
The Work of Byron Katie, a deeply transformative process of inquiry that is helping people around the world end the war with reality with four questions. The Work of Byron Katie is a way to identify and question all thoughts that cause suffering, stress, reactivity and self-limitation. The Work is comprised simply of four basic questions, specific sub-questions and a reversal technique called the turnaround. Since Katie began sharing the process in 1986, The Work has helped hundreds of thousands of people worldwide to approach their problems from a practical, positive and realistic perspective. To read more about The Work please click here.
Meet Our Friendly Team of Experts
Tom Compton, certified facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie.
Tom worked closely with Byron Katie for many years and has had the privilege of ever deepening his own realization through sitting with hundreds of people from all walks of life, applying this simple process to discover who we are beyond our conscious and unconscious thoughts and their attending feelings.
“Until there is internal peace there is no freedom, we are puppets doing the bidding of our own internal conflict whose only interest is to propagate more conflict.”
- Tom Compton
Victoria Boutenko, author, teacher and advocate for green smoothies, seeker of clarity and moderator of spiritual sharings
Victoria is the award-winning author of Green For Life, Raw Family, 12 Steps to Raw Foods and several raw recipe books. She teaches classes on raw food all over the world. As a result of her teachings, many raw food communities have formed in numerous countries. She continues traveling worldwide sharing her gourmet raw cuisine and her inspiring story of change, faith and determination.
Valya Boutenko,student of The Work of Byron Katie, author, artist and filmmaker.
Valya, a raw foodist for 15 years, graduated from Southern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art. Valya is a certified raw food chef who specializes in desserts. She is the co-author of the books, “Raw Family,” “Eating Without Heating,” and “Fresh.” as well as the co-producer of the award winning movie, “Interview With Sergei.” She has been researching the ways to inspire children to eat healthier. She is a student of the Work of Byron Katie.
Sergei Boutenko, author, teacher, hiker, wild edibles enthusiast.
Sergei a raw foodist for 15 years, graduated from Southern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Communication with the emphasis on Marshal Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication . He is the co-author of the books, “Raw Family,” “Eating Without Heating,” and “Fresh.” Sergei holds numerous certificates from different culinary schools. He is a hiker, wild edibles enthusiast, has taught classes all over the world, and has co-produced an award winning movie, “Interview With Sergei Boutenko.” Sergei resides in Ashland, Ore., is an avid hiker, biker, runner, and a student of capoeira.