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Join Dr. Lulu Shimek, Adora Winquist and Nasrin Safai for a journey of transformation at the majestic beauty of OM Sanctuary in Asheville, North Carolina. This magical equinox experience includes daily regenerating classes, healing mind-body-spirit clearings, meditations and activations, ceremony, group transformation, nutritious cuisine, in a nurturing community environment. 


As the sun sets

behind the Smoky Appalachian Mountains and the birds are chirping goodnight – you find yourself walking back to your stunning hotel through the labyrinth path of OM Sanctuary.

Entering the relaxing lobby, you’re greeted by a refreshing glass of hot tea and soft music under the Blue Ridge stars.

Sinking into on one of the comfy blue chairs, you can’t help smiling about the transformative day you just had rejuvenating your body by eating nurturing vegetarian food, and exploring with your amazing new retreat-loving friends!

Ah…the delights of OM Sanctuary!


Autumn Equinox

is the PERFECT time of year to spend 4 delightful days (and 3 nights)…

…restoring, recovering and reclaiming your health at this transformational destination retreat while learning the essentials tools to regenerate your body from head toe. 

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So why should YOU join us?

Simple, this is the safe, nurturing and supportive environment to embrace your authentic self and release past emotions and trauma that is holding you back. 

We heal and grow in community, a loving and healing environment will help you to create emotional shifts and lasting relationships.

The Regenerate Retreat: Activate Your Whole Body System is JUST what you’ve been looking for to feel energized and restored from head to toe. 

Plus we’ll be experiencing nourishing healing by, eating incredibly delicious food, availing ourselves of some of the most body-melting spa services, and hiking in the most pristine natural environment. 

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OM Sanctuary

Asheville – bordering the Blue Ridge Mountains – evokes images of serenity and majestic mountains, stretches of rolling trees, and rushing rivers gives an immediate sense of peace. 

We’ll be spending three fabulous nights in the beautiful mountains of Asheville enjoying the southern culture, vegetarian food, rejuvenation, and the soothing décor of our legendary 4-star retreat center, OM Sanctuary. Located right outside of downtown Asheville tucked away above the French Broad River, you’ll feel like you’ve found a secret oasis that only you know about.

OM Sanctuary is a beautiful 54-acre mountain retreat center in Asheville, North Carolina where we will have our retreat to learn, explore, seek wellness, experience mindfulness and bring balance to your body, mind and spirit while surrounded by nature.

The historic architecture is stunning, the rooms beautifully appointed, and the atmosphere is the perfect cross between Southern chic and a classic colonial club vibe. The retreat meals are locally famous – prepared by the vegetarian chef ...

The Cuisine…

Your body will be in total heaven as you devour the meals over the weekend– OM Sanctuary food is simply delicious – perfect for our vegetarians and vegan-eaters alike. The  food here at OM Sanctuary is farm to table, and the dinners are community building, relaxing affairs with love, sunsets and magic.

If you don’t eat this or that – no worries – we are happy to accommodate your food preferences.

We recommend an extra night in Asheville to have a night out on the town to experience the limitless mouth-watering local southern comfort food. Just ask your guides for a recommendation to fit your special request. 

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To start with, no trip to OM Sanctuary would be complete without indulging in a signature body treatment. 

The Lemongrass Lift awakens your senses with lemongrass, ginger and grapefruit oils in this invigorating treatment.  Body brushing exfoliates the skin and improves circulation, preparing you for a stimulating massage with warming, rejuvenating oils. Enjoy a cup of organic tea to finish.

Be prepared to open your pores (and have your dead skin be gone!) with an exfoliating Body Brush treatment. It helps detox the lymph, improve circulation and reduce cellulite. 

And don’t forget to tune your chakras with an Energy Balance  - tranquilizing, calming and centering, Reiki therapy utilizes very light touch to clear and harmonize your energy field and help restore physical and emotional well-being.  

We highly recommend booking your session in ahead of time to fully enhance your retreat. 

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And we can’t forget a guided hike on the tranquility trail in the 42 acre forest exploring the Appalachian flora, connecting to the Cherokee land, tuning into the bird medicine, and the awe inspiring fall foliage. 

I’m not sure exactly what we’ll be seeing yet – it all depends on our mood and our guides. We will be embracing the energy of the Autumn Equinox and activating our connection to the earth.



So what can YOU expect if you spend 4 delightful days (and 3 nightsregenerating and activating yourself on an exquisitely transformative adventure to OM Sanctuary

Well, what if you were able to completely let go during the most amazing life-changing retreat and every cell of your body was rejuvenated? 

And what would it mean to you if you finally were able to let go of the pain, the depression, the anxiety, the loss and you finally discovered the vision of yourself you have been dreaming of? 

Would THAT be worth coming to Asheville for? I sure think so!

PLUS you’ll leave with a transformational tool box – that in itself is priceless!

Please keep in mind: This is a ACTIVATION RETREAT – so that means we will not be lecturing in front of the room to you this is an EXPERIENTIAL JOURNEY. 

Come to the event with a list of what you want to LET GO OF and we’ll release it together!

Then we can continue to follow up after the retreat in the Carnelian Adventures Facebook group so we make sure that you are supported as a community to continue the healing journey together. 

**This will guarantee you have all the post-retreat follow-up assistance necessary to continue your whole body activation. 

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Together we can focus on

  • Lecture Physiology to restore and assist in repatterning your DNA lead daily by Dr. LuLu Shimek 
    • Receive a Retreat Rejuvenate Program Handbook and Personal Wellness Assessment
  • Guided Group Clearing and Activations lead daily by Adora Winquist
    • Receive a Transformational Tool Box to accelerate your healing at the retreat and to integrate fully post retreat.
  • Meditations and ceremony to access higher healing and consciousness lead by Nasrin Safai
    • Autumn Equinox Ceremony to align with the healing nature of the moon and the season. 

(we can’t forget them!)

The best bonus of all: included with this retreat is our Wellness Handbook - Regenerate: Activate the Whole body System by System Program which has everything you’ll need to experience healing from head to toe. 

One year of monthly LIVE group healing classes so you have the support you need after the retreat.

A Healing Equinox ceremony to embrace the healing powers of the earth and the moon. 

Your personal recordings of of Retreat Specific Meditations.

Membership in our private Facebook group for one year where we’ll be answering questions and helping you year round on your healing journey. 

Keep in mind – this is a Activation Retreat – which means we will not be lecturing in front of the room to you – all the basic information your need for healing will be at your fingertips as part of the Regenerate: Activate the Whole Body System by System Program.

Come to the event with a list of what
you want to get LET GO OF
and we’ll release it together!

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About Asheville

What can I say? I LOVE Asheville. It is a beautiful city with vast mountains, unbounded hikes, rushing rivers, endless microbreweries and to die for food. 

You will be delighted to be visiting in Autumn. Asheville is fortunate to have one of the most dramatic displays of fall foliage in the country. Extreme elevations, and more than 100 species of deciduous trees, give the Blue Ridge Mountains one of the longest and most vibrant leaf seasons.


What’s Included

Two all-day (9-12:30, 2;30-6:30 pm) transformational lecture sessions, opening fire ritual, equinox celebration, closing integration ceremony + lots of delightful retreat conversations all week!

The Regenerate: Activate Program Guide is included in the retreat pricing so that you have follow-up support after the retreat is over (click here for more details on what is included in the program)

4-star retreat accommodations double occupancy three nights (yes, there are 2 beds in the rooms). Single occupancy rooms are available

Six delicious and nourishing meals at the retreat  dining facility. 


What’s Not-Included:

Your round-trip airfare from home

Departing lunch is not-included

Other non-included items would include souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, spa services, and taxis.

Personal, medical or trip cancellation insurance


You must arrive into the Asheville Airport (AVL) on Sept 20th for hotel check in @ 4:00 and depart Sept 23rd, 2018 after lunch. You are responsible for your own transport or taxi to the OM Sanctuary (at your cost).

If you want to come earlier or stay later for some exploring – we can help arrange that with OM Sanctuary.

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Dr. LuLu teaches her patients to create new lifestyles and relationships with themselves by a thorough examination of the foundations of health. These foundations create new doorways for the body, mind and spirit to rejuvenate by allowing the body to release old emotional and physical patterns. 

Adora has been in practice as an energy healer and aroma therapist since 1998. Her training encompasses a diverse study in vibrational medicine, including Reiki, gem and flower essences, aromatherapy, and essential oils.  She is a graduate of the acclaimed Barbara Brennan School of Healing, a specialized four-year college for the study of vibrational healing with a focus in hands-on healing, the human energy field, and psychodynamics. 





Nasrin is an internationally known channel of the Ascended Masters and Angelic Beings of Light and the author of several books. She offers life and soul bridge readings to aid those souls who are drawn to find their life’s mission and to recall their lineage of Light. In addition to private sessions, Nasrin also conducts public group channeling sessions where hundreds of people gather in ceremonies around the world via conference call.. 



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