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One Week

A lot can happen in a week.

This week we have been running a 7 day immersion program in Texas. People from all over the country have come to learn how to become plant-strong.

It is always hard to describe these experiences to others. The week is jam packed with riveting lectures by the top educators in plant-strong education, food demos, inspirational stories, tons of great food at every meal, workouts and a lot of fun thrown in the mix. We go from about 6AM-9PM each day. The week is intense, emotional, joyful and powerful.

Each immersion that we do, we see results very quickly. We have in just a few days seen many reduce their medications drastically, some who have been able to drop their medicines completely. People go from being completely unsure to being 100% on board in the matter of a couple of days. The transformation is one that is almost impossible to describe.

We are incredibly honored to be part of this life changing week for so many people. We might just have the best jobs on the planet!

We’ve been a little off the radar this week, we’re in pretty remote location. We’ll be writing a lot more about the immersion and featuring some stories of people who were able to turn their lives around in just one week.

(our immersion group)

About the author

Natala is the director of communications for Engine 2 Diet, she is also one of our coaches on our support site, Engine 2 Extra. A few years ago, Natala was at the end of her rope. She was on almost 15 medications daily, had out of control Type 2 Diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, issues with nerve damage, and was morbidly obese. She was just over 30 years old. She decided to take her life back by becoming plant-strong. She has lost over 200 pounds, got off of all of her medications and now has great health numbers. Natala plays the violin and studied music therapy. She became passionate about plant-strong nutrition, received her Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition through Cornell University, a certificate in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and is currently pursuing a degree in nutritional sciences. Natala is also a featured speaker at our Engine 2 Retreats she talks about the reality of our nations obesity epidemic as well as providing practical steps to becoming a healthier person.

8 Responses to “One Week”

  1. Elana says:

    Awesome! You guys are amazing!

  2. Ana says:

    Have you ever had much interest in having an immersion in Canada? Will there be more events like this on that my husband and I could attend?

  3. Kate Murray says:

    Indeed, the E2 Team is changing the planet, one immersion at a time!

  4. Eddie Q says:

    I’m wondering why 7 day immersion
    program has been named. The word immersion is a strong word that
    correlates with baptism. I was a very religious person before till I was
    enlightened to ascertain that there is more to life than wait for great day (go
    to heaven) to come. There are more things to do in life like sharing time and energy
    to help others change their health life style. I’m not against any religion at
    all and I’m only describing myself to where I am now. Instead of the word immersion
    change it to enlightened, involvement, or engaging so that will
    sound a neutral word.

    • Suzi says:

      If you look up the definition of the word, you will find common uses other than baptism.
      b : absorbing involvement
      c : instruction based on extensive exposure to surroundings or conditions that are native or pertinent to the object of study

      You obviously have some baggage with the word, but I do not think that is a common perspective.

  5. Miss Jay says:

    Come on over to San Diego, Ca… This would be awesome!!

  6. JT says:

    yes! please come to san diego or publish your immersion dates far enough ahead that I can clear space on my calendar! thanks

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