Education Center in Asheville NC

Blue Ridge Mountains

Wellness Immersion Retreat


Nurture Your Sanctuary Within

New Year Immersion ~ Strengthen Envisioned Self


“Disconnect from modern distractions ~ Connect to inner wisdom and balance”

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” Gandhi

6-Day/5-Night, Sunday – Friday retreat


December 30-January 4 + featured class on Strengthening Envisioned Self – with Janese Derrough

  • Participants will gain new tools to help attract the life that they deserve. Janese offers a unique approach to vision boards. Through the use of placement, along with understanding the multiple levels operating in each individuals life, participants will create a vision board that will reflect and strengthen their true and empowered self!

Wellness Immersion Retreat – Schedule and Details 
Starts at $1500 Double Occupancy/$1800 Single ~ Click to Reserve

Local Commuter Rates
$777 Tuition: 5 full day with meals ~ Click to Reserve 
$75 Tuition: Transformation Arts training series + material fee ~ Click to Reserve

Escape the habits of a fast-paced life and take a conscious step toward harmonizing with other like minded individuals while integrating a healthy lifestyle for the body, mind, spirit and connection to nature. The daily routine focuses on introducing educational components for self-care, holistic fitness, nutrition, tools for inspiration, and knowledge to enhance one’s quality of life mindfully designed by OM Sanctuary’s expert staff.

Disconnect from a highly connected world, and reconnect to inner source and balance on the beautiful 54-acre eco-friendly campus, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains above the French Broad River in Asheville, NC.

Click to see immersion topics and available dates below:

This rejuvenating Immersion includes:

  • Immersive Retreat – The joy of nurturing well-being and deepening life enhancing experiences
  • Lodging – Quiet the mind with natural views, TV-clock-phone-free rooms
  • Study Guide & Journal – For recording discoveries and observations
  • 3 Coaching Session – Group introduction to the wellness wheel of health. Curriculum is designed for personal growth and well-being
  • 3 Featured Transformational Art – 3 day training series 3p – 4p (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
  • Departure gift – a touchstone to assist with integration back into daily life after retreat
  • 3 Daily Meals: Vitalize the body with a nutritious healthy vegetarian breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
  • All Daily classes (like yoga): Increase flexibility, strength, mindfulness
  • Mid-day Centering – On select days. This faculty-guided practice will allow individuals a reflective pause in the day and an opportunity to embrace mindful awareness
  • 6 Educational Sessions – These faculty-led educational sessions are designed to broaden knowledge in focused areas of holistic education, transformational art sessions, with group discussions
  • Excursion – off site nature excursion and lunch TBA by season
  • Tea time – Recharge and connect with health oriented and like-minded people
  • Presentations Leading topics on wellness to inspire and educate 
  • Entertainment – An evening of local music 
  • Wellness Treatments (one 60-minute included) – rejuvenate and sooth your body and mind through a treatment or private session in the Oshun Renewal Center
  • Closing Class & Ceremony – A group highlight on the last night
  • Eco-friendly-recycling stations – live in gratitude and help sustain the earth’s resources
  • Contemplation Destinations – break the habit of “doing” and find the wisdom of quieting the mind and resting the body.   
    • Trillium Meditation room
    • Lounges
    • Wifi in select rooms (silenced devices)
    • Serenity Labyrinth Garden and waterfall feature
    • Tranquility Trail – 42 acre forest

*Programing and activities vary daily and seasonally. If space is limited, Retreatants who have signed up for the R&R – Plus and Wellness Immersion Retreat will have placement priority.  All wellness session are on a first come basis.






  • September 23-28 + featured class on Rejuvenation w/Salt Stones (hands & feet massage) with Shelli Stanback 
  • September 30-October 5 + featured class on Rejuvenation w/Salt Stones (face massage) with Shelli Stanback 

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  • October 7-12 + featured class on Nature Photography as Meditation with Brian Relph 
  • October 14-19 + featured class on Forest Bathing with Mary Liske.
  • October 21-26 + featured class on Nature Photography as Meditation with Brian Relph 
  • October 28-November 2 + featured class on Poetry & Nature with James Nave´

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  • November 4-9+ featured class on Mindful Mala Creations with Jeri Senor
  • November 11-16+ featured class on Forest Bathing with Mary Liske.
  • December 9-14 + featured class on Blissful Vegan Sweets with Brynda Bechtold
  • December 30-January 4 + featured class on Strengthening Envisioned Self – with Janese Derrough(Registration Closed) Back To Top 

Enhance your retreat:

Deepen and experience a higher revitalizing and immersive impact: 

  • Wellness Session or treatment such as a massage (48 hr. reservation suggested: 828.252.7313, 24hr. cancellation)
  • Additional program or class, find by searching date range
  • Take your practice home. The OM Monthly Newsletter offers inspirational wellness articles, a monthly practice for each month, nutritional recipes, updates and promotions.

A cantina station for healthy snacks