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Chocolate Aphrodisiac Party 6/29/13

  • Jun 29, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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The Chocolate Experience of your Life!

This event was organized by popular demand. This will be a night of excitement, ceremony, entertainment, high vibes, and of course raw super food chocolate in all of it's incarnations.

There is no food or substance more iconically associated with love, desire, passion, and sensuality than chocolate. This event has been created to celebrate our beautiful community and share in thes

e noble expressions of the human spirit. Chocolate is the great unifier of the food realm and thus will facilitate the new paradigm of conscious party.

Ronnie Landis will help lead us through a cacao ceremony with a prepared cacao beverage and herbal chocolate.

Bethanne Wanamaker and Christian Bates will lead the tonic chocolate bar with mouth watering elixirs.

Maddy Smith will share her heart of hearts on how cacao has changed her life and how you can use it to tap deeper into yours!

There will be superfoods and chocolate in full abundance!

Special Update!! Dave Conrardy affectionately known as The Raw Food Trucker will join our Cacao Ceremony via skype and will speak briefly on how Sacred Chocolate helped improve his heart health.


Event Details:

Time: 7 PM-11 PM

Date: Saturday, June 29th

Door Admission: $20


RONNIE LANDIS is an author, public speaker, researcher, and a nutrition & peak performance specialist. He spreads his message of raw & living foods, super foods, herbalism, and a practical approach to designing an ideal lifestyle to audiences everywhere. Ronnie focuses his work on helping people from all walks of life gain greater clarity and mastery over their lives by digging into the deep mystery of nutrition and the profound effect it has on our every day life.

Ronnie was an olympic hopeful for tae kwon do and an aspiring professional basketball player until he was gifted the insight of a changing world and decided to swiftly change courses. He had endured two serious knee injuries that held him back for most of his career as an athlete. While attempting to alleviate a mild ankle sprain he stumbled onto a piece of information that would not only change his life, it has altered the lives of those who come into contact with Ronnie now. He discovered his answer was so simple even a child could understand, it was all in the food!

Ronnie is the author of the book, The Live-it Lifestyle: Dropping Diets Forever and conducts regular health classes throughout California. Ronnie is a public speaker and is available for lectures and in depth presentations on whats at the leading edge of nutrition and health. Many of Ronnie’s talks have been recorded and uploaded on his youtube channel.

Check out Ronnie's BLOG!


CHRISTIAN BATES is a Superfood Eco Lifestyle Expert, Raw Gourmet Chef, Formulator, Herbalist, and founder of Longevity Power. For the past 10 years, he has been studying, living and teaching only the leading edge raw and Superfood health practices. He has never accepted “last year’s” methods. He knows that there is always a next step up in your health strategy and health results, and that there is always a solution if one’s health is in trouble. Christian is the co-creator of the WildBar, a Superfood-infused raw chocolate meal replacement bar that has been on natural food stores’ shelves nationally for over 6 years.

His deepest passion is to teach people how to eat and live in a way that is both completely delicious, really fun and densely healthful! Christian is now going full force as an exciting speaker, cacao party elixir bartender, and internet author for his blog, Keep up with him as he lays out the most uncompromised, highest quality, results-driven, outrageously fun conscious food lifestyle education ever presented!


BETHANNE WANAMAKER is the founder of Edible Goddess, Creator of the Chocolate Goldies, and co-author of Superfood Beauty Elixirs. She lives to inspires you to become the absolute best and healthiest expression of yourself! As a certified holistic nutrition educator, natural beauty & conscious lifestyle expert, and motivational health speaker, she teaches others how to activate their highest potential. Bethanne also hosts and chefs health & fitness retreats internationally that are based in her cutting edge nutrition and mindful living approach to well-being.Bethanne handcrafts raw, vegan, organic, wildcrafted, superfood & herbal infused holistic skin care, beauty products, fudge chocolate & chocolate bars – the most epic, holistic creations ever! She has a passion for creating and teaching others how to make chocolate superfood desserts, herbal tonics and elixirs, scrumptious raw food creations, and homemade edible skincare.

Through her productscoaching, and engaging classes and events, she offers valuable insight into the connection between mindful choices and discovering and living your dharma. Bethanne’s core message is to “Live as a healthy example of what’s possible, raise your standards and refuse to compromise them, don’t settle for less, and shine a guiding light on those you love to help them eliminate needless suffering.”

She is a regular contributor for the Conscious Divas and on MindBodyGreen.

“Declare your own glory. Recognize your power. Acknowledge your beauty. Admit your strengths. Give yourself credit. Live your truth. Play full out always. Revel in yourself. Celebrate YOU. Expect miracles daily. Shine out loud and be bright like the moon.” ~ Bethanne Wanamaker


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  • Bethanne

    Totally awesome. People come together for chocolate - it's the most uniting food & running the tonic bar w/ Christian was incredibly fun! Good times :)

    June 30, 2013

  • Amber

    Anyone traveling in from the city and want to carpool? I'm super excited! Please call me[masked]

    June 29, 2013

  • Sadie

    Is this taking place in San Anselmo or Berkeley? The Facebook Event says Berkeley, but then this Meetup invite says San Anselmo...I'm thinking Berkeley??? Looking forward to it!

    June 25, 2013

    • Christian B.

      Sadie, I fixed it. It's Berkeley. Thank you for noticing that!

      June 25, 2013

    • Sadie

      Thank you for confirming, Christian. Looking forward to seeing you, Bethanne, Ronnie and meeting Maddy :-)

      June 25, 2013

  • Maria

    Really excited to come!

    1 · June 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I wasn't a raw chocolate fan until I was in my health food store last week and discovered raw cacao + rose petals + raspberries.

    1 · June 21, 2013

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