January 17, 2008 11:30 ET

Countdown to: The Green Lodge -- an Eco-Luxury Oasis During Sundance 2008

The Latest in Global Conscious Events Will Target High-Profile Celebrities Who Wish to Make a Difference in the World and Help Make it Right!

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - January 17, 2008) - The Green Lodge is the latest entertainment marketing concept to be unveiled during Sundance 2008. This event will showcase the best in eco-luxury and environmentally conscious brands set upon the backdrop of beautiful Park City, Utah. World-class services including spa treatments, organic chef, fitness consultations, on-site Wireimage portrait studio and gifting are all being offered. Talent, media and VIP guests will tour this eco-oasis as they spend time learning about the latest trends and notable names in conscious consumerism. The Green Lodge event will run from January 19th to the 22nd. Many A-list celebrities are expected.

Of the many Green Lodge amenities, spa services will be provided by Tola Spa of Malibu, CA. ( Spa owner Laura Doughty has created exclusive services which include a Hydrotherm Massage: a massage which cradles the body atop warm water-filled cushions as a masseuse applies a variety of relaxation techniques. Additional services include facials like the Botanical Resurfacing, which is enhanced with bamboo extracts and finely powdered tourmaline. Guests will also have the opportunity to be styled by stylists from Paul Mitchell The School of Salt Lake City, a long-time supporter of eco-friendly and cruelty-free beauty products. Fitness guru and martial artist Robert Carvajal of Infinity ( will be onsite to offer tips and techniques through his unique and varied training styles.

The Green Lodge will also feature culinary creations made by renowned organic vegetarian chef Heidi VanPelt of FÜD (pronounced "food") ( VanPelt, a long-time environmentalist, has worked with numerous celebrities and is sought out by many for her healthy, animal-friendly cuisine. Numi Organic Tea ( will provide hot tea service, while Hint Water ( provides refreshing, naturally flavored water beverages and Cherry Pharm (, with its antioxidant-packed cherry juice.

The Green Lodge is also proudly sponsored by Royal Underground (, a sophisticated clothing and jewelry line with roots in rock 'n roll, supporting environmental and humanitarian charities; Shaklee (, earth-friendly home care products, nutrition and therapeutic skincare; Noah's Naturals (, natural and organic beauty care for body, hair and face; Bio-K Plus (, makers of a product which regulates intestinal functions for a balanced digestive system; Recycline (, makers of high-quality recyclable products including toothbrushes, razors and tableware; Jarden Home Brands (, makers of firelogs made from recycled sawdust and 100% renewable resources; Heineken Beer (; Santa Margherita wines (, and Vida Tequila (

Décor and exotic floral arrangements will be provided by Rikka ( Private transportation services courtesy of Eco Limo (, dedicated to the sole utilization of fuel-efficient and alternative fuel luxury vehicles.

The Green Lodge is also grateful to its press release sponsor: Marketwire ( for its generous media donation and partnership.

This event will benefit the Make it Right 9th foundation (, building affordable "green" housing to help victims of Hurricane Katrina; the Carbon Fund (, which supports various types of carbon offset projects; and the Sundance Film Institute (, supporting film makers passionate about the independent film making process.

For all media requests and credentials please contact J.R. Savet at 805-405-0710, e-mail:

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