The LifeStart Retreats booking system is open to any OCI member lifestyle center*. To list your lifestyle center on the LifeStart Retreats website, please send the following information to

  1. General description of the lifestyle center and services offered (approx. 300 words)
  2. Times of the year that you DO NOT want guests to be able to book a stay on a per-night basis
  3. Room types (twin beds, queen, king, etc.) and whether it includes a bathroom, patio, balcony, etc.
  4. Number of rooms available for each room type and their corresponding name/number
  5. Room prices for each room type (this can vary depending on the time of year, e.g. high season +10%, low season -10%, etc. Also note that this price should include meals, wellness coaching, health lectures, cooking classes, and local excursions.)
  6. Additional services for sale and prices for each (e.g. massage, hydro treatments, doctor consultations, etc.)
  7. Links to any publicly accessible online promo videos (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)
  8. Pictures
    1. Host/Co-host portraits
    2. Food
    3. Lodging
    4. Facilities
    5. Grounds
    6. Local attractions or places of interest
  9. Short bios for host/co-host (approx. 50-60 words ea.)
  10. Contact info (address/phone/email)
  11. Guest testimonials (include pictures)

*OCI member lifestyle centers must agree to operate their lifestyle centers in accordance with the Health & Wellness Ministry Guidelines as outlined in the OCI Membership Application.

About LifeStart Retreats:

LifeStart Retreats is a unique “taste and see” experience of what is normally offered at OCI member lifestyle centers worldwide during regular health sessions. Guests can enjoy the same beautiful, quiet surroundings, delicious plant-based meals, informative lectures, hands-on cooking classes, personal wellness coaching, and local excursions on a per-day basis that is more flexible and cost-effective.