Transformation Women's Retreat

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Aug 5 - 8, 2021
Group size: 1 - 999
Transformation Women's Retreat
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Aug 5 - 8, 2021
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip

Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle and can't see your way out?  Or, maybe the recent state of the world has you feeling misaligned?

You know that you can't go on like this, but you don't know what to do next.  

We invite you to come join us at the Transformation Women's Retreat by Hosts, Lisa A. Holmes MSHR and Dr. Andrea Carter Best MD.  This experience is all about our health through self awareness, active processes and creating something new.  The life changing content is built upon eight pillars and delivered by dynamic female speakers in the areas of: 

  • Career Development
  • Physical Life and Health
  • Personal Strengths and Growth
  • Financial Wellness
  • Mental and Mindset
  • Relational Wellness
  • Spiritual Wellness and Motivation
  • Fun and Social Wellness

There are two ways to participate in the amazing event on: 

Thursday, August 5, 2021 to Sunday, August 8, 2021

  1. Onsite at the sprawling estate in Rancho Santa Fe, California 
  2. Virtual Live Streaming

1. Onsite Guest Package starting at $2200.00: 

Over 4 days and 3 nights, onsite guest will check in at Casa Cielo, a 4800 sq ft private estate home, located in a 24 hour guard gated community with captivating views of the mountains, city and pacific ocean.  The home features fountains light and bright open space with two fireplaces, high ceilings, a fully appointed chef's kitchen, luxurious bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, over sized family/classroom, indoor/outdoor living room, office and more. 

This package include content, assessments, books, guides and activities across all eight pillars, meals, transportation to and from activities, luxury goodie gift box and business networking publication*. 


San Diego is 23.6 miles from the accommodation, while Temecula is 30.4 miles from the property. While the San Diego International Airport is only 22.4 miles away. Airport transportation is NOT included.  

2. Virtual Live Streaming Package for $850.00

This packages provides the ability to view the content delivered by speakers via the live streaming platform,  V-Unite and business networking publication*. 

V-Unite creates a secure virtual environment for attendees to feel like they're attending a physical live event. It includes engaging and interactive areas for networking. 

This package excludes assessments, fun and social wellness and Goodie Gift Box. 

Upon conclusion of the retreat, the transformation process will: 

  • Guide you in moving in intention
  • Guide you to reach your potential
  • Keep you focused on what's important
  • Eliminate unnecessary stress
  • Increase your confidence and get you re-motivated
  • Train your brain into that winning mindset
  • Understand yourself better and identify blind spots
  • Improve your relationships and communication skills
  • Understand yourself and your purpose

Until June 30, enjoy an early bird discount.  For virtual live steam package, use code VIRTUAL100.  For in person, Rancho Santa Fe, CA package, use code LIVE200.  

We can't wait to see you there!

*A business networking retreat could be 100% tax deductible.  Consult with your CPA or tax specialist.  

About Host, Lisa A. Holmes MSHR

Lisa A. Holmes MSHR has earned a MS and BA in Human Resources Management from Lindenwood University.  She serves as CEO of Strategic Performance of Los Angeles as an expert in Human Capital strategies, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching and Organizational Effectiveness.  

Holmes is a best selling Author of the career book, Job Hunting. NOW What? Keeping It Real in A Modern Career Search. Often Lisa has been a media contributor in Fast Company, Money Magazine, Thrive Global, Authority Magazine, Rework and other media outlets.  

A health and wellness lifestyle guru, Holmes is the CEO of Honey + Company and Cooking TV Show Host of Be Well + Live Well With Lisa.  

Read more about Lisa.



About Host, Dr. Andrea Carter Best MD

Speaker, psychiatrist and nutritionist Dr Andrea Carter Best MD has been serving communities for over 25 years. With training in General Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Chemistry, and Nutrition, her wellness private practice, encompasses both Eastern and Western Medicine, incorporating traditional medicine as well as naturopathic options such as nutrition, vitamins/supplements, herbs/oils, teas, sleep hygiene, meditations, movement plans, writing exercises, relaxation techniques, and cognitive reframing exercises.

Based out of Santa Monica, California, Dr. Best offers workshops and virtual meetings to help individuals tap into their own inherent power and potential by guiding them in removing resistance or obstacles and offering holistic approaches that lead to Full Wellness, Joy, Peace, Self Healing and Vitality.

Degrees and Professional Experience

Bachelors Degrees/Double Major Chemistry and Nutrition

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

Doctor of Medicine Degree

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

Internship in Medicine/Pediatrics

University of California, Los Angeles UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles/Westwood, CA

Residency in Adult Psychiatry

UCLA Medical Center and Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

UCLA Medical Center and Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Fellowships/Additional Training in Addiction Medicine, Women’s Health, and Integrative Medicine

UCLA Medical Center, Wadsworth VA, American Naturopathic/International Homeopathic Centers South America, Asia, United States

She serves as Ascension Media’s Medical Director.  On the podcast, four women of diverse backgrounds come together to discuss Universal Truths and how to infuse them into all our lives.  They look at current events, age old wisdom and these principles to ascend into awareness, self-love and altruism.  Frank speak prevails too, with grab-and-go action items to ascend into full wellness, vitality and peace.

Read more about Dr. Andrea

Connect with the Ascension Media Podcast


Art of Leadership Award, Mrs. Linda LoRe

Mrs. Linda LoRe is an an exceptional business woman, executive leader and philanthropist. We're honored to recognize her as the Art of Leadership Recipient and event Keynote Speaker.  

In her 25+ year-career as a CEO of world-renowned brands, Linda LoRe is recognized as one of the top developmental and brand strategists of her time. Her extensive experience includes building consumer companies from the ground up, revitalizing storied brands and breathing new life into comer favorites. She has been a prominent leader in some of the country's most successful corporations, including Avon Products, Procter and Gamble, May Corporation (now Macy’s) Giorgio Beverly Hills and Frederick’s of Hollywood. She is presently the CEO

for InJoy, a Global company, devoted to turning the workplace back into an engaged and profitable place of business. She is a sought after coach for senior executives and consults with senior management in strategic development and crisis management.

Recognizing the need for corporations to engage both employees and their customers in today’s environment, LoRe is now focusing her 25+ years of CEO experience to help turn the workplace back to an engaged and profitable place of business. Using online and mobile game theory, her company, Injoy Global is a social enterprise focusing on the verticals of corporate culture, leadership, and customer success through customized programs designed to

connect employees to the Goals and objectives of their organizations.

LoRe became President and CEO of Frederick’s of Hollywood in August 1999, and immediately set upon the challenge of revitalizing and re-launching the iconic Frederick's of Hollywood brand. Soon after her arrival, she oversaw Frederick’s 2000 Chapter 11 reorganization and brand turn-around and its much-lauded January 2003 emergence, securing the company’s strongest growth period in more than 10 years.

Prior to joining Frederick’s of Hollywood, LoRe was President and CEO of Giorgio Beverly Hills. LoRe spent eleven years building Giorgio Beverly Hills into one of the world’s premier luxury brands, with sales exceeding $325 million. LoRe made a name for herself in the world of branding when Giorgio successfully launched some of the industry’s top fragrances, including Giorgio, Giorgio Red, Wings and Hugo by Hugo Boss.

LoRe serves on the Boards of Directors of the Trusteeship of the International Women’s Forum, The Women’s Leadership Board for the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the Board of Advisors for the Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising (FIDM), the Board of Advisors for Private Bank. She is Vice Chair of The Exceptional Women Awardees (EWA), and is also the founding Board Member of the Youth Mentoring Connection,which serves at-risk youth in Southern California.

She holds a Presidential Key Executive (PKE) Masters Degree of Business Administration with a focus on Strategy and Leadership, from the George L. Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University. Ms. LoRe gave the honored Student Commencement Address at Graduation.

LoRe has been the recipient of numerous awards, including The 2018 Woman of Courage Award, the 2012 George Award from Pepperdine University, 2009 Visionary Award for Youth Mentoring, 2003 Woman of Accomplishment for Bnai Zion, the 2002 NAWBO Women’s Hall of Fame Award, the 1997 Woman of the Year Award from the Museum of Science and Industry and the 1997 Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Award of Excellence.

She is also the recipient of the Spirit of Life award and The Beautiful Apple award. In addition, LoRe is a member of both The Committee 200, an organization of female decision-makers for multi-million dollar companies, and the Trusteeship of the International Women’s Forum.

LoRe is a sought after Keynote speaker and Corporate trainer at Institutions and Universities across the country, including Toyota Motor Corporation, US Bank, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte and Touche, Southern California Edison, and National Retail Federation, Harvard Business School, UCLA, USC and Wharton, to name a few.

Read more about Linda 


Regina Korossy, AAMS

Regina Korossy, AMS, serves as a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones.  She holds an MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.  

Regina brings more than 25 years to the partnership having worked with business owners, families and individual investors to help them build wealth and protect their hard-earned assets, using an established strategy and a long-term, diversified, quality investment philosophy.

She enjoys educating my clients about investing and have won awards for these presentations. Having been an investor for more than 25 years, she particularly value working with women, especially helping those transitioning from a divorce, or the loss of a spouse, helping them make sound decisions for their future.

For more than a decade, she gives back through teaching at several universities, including her Alma mater, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.

Read more about Regina 

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Amanda Jaggard

Amanda Jaggard is an executive coach who has worked with award winning writers and leaders in the entertainment industry for years. She is a partner with Novus Global, a tribe of elite executive coaches who work with multi-billion dollar companies, professional athletes, award winning artists and c-suite business leaders to create lives, teams and companies that go beyond high performance.  

Amanda is also the co-founder of the Meta Performance™ Institute for Coaching, an 18 month executive coaching certification that trains individuals to develop coaching practices that serve high performing leaders. In addition to her coaching practice, she is one of the top trainers at Novus Global for corporate teams, having led trainings across the U.S., Canada and Australia and is a primary innovator of their work helping companies create coaching cultures throughout their organizations. 

Passionate about serving others, Amanda is involved with advocating for prison reform. Before COVID-19, Amanda regularly partnered with Defy Ventures, going into high security prisons with other leaders from various industries to coach men and women with criminal histories to create new and productive futures upon release.

Read more about Amanda

Dr. Felice Carlton, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Dr. Felice Carlton is a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Certified Integrative Health Coach, and Possibility Strategist, also known as “Dr. Possibility.” This award-winning transformation specialist is known for creating sustainable health changes and helping clients to achieve significant weight loss, decreased blood sugars, cholesterol levels, and blood pressures without the use of additional medications.

She was able to successfully transition away from her full-time nursing job and turned her passion for wellness among high performance leaders into a successful enterprise. Her enterprise empowers high achievers, leaders, and visionaries to embrace healthy living and rejuvenation while maintaining high levels of success, productivity, and class. As CEO of Felice Carlton Enterprises, her company’s results-driven coaching programs, events, and trainings equip motivated and driven professionals to sustain high levels of health, vitality, and rejuvenation without compromising their current level of success.

Her client roster includes the National Institutes of Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just to name a few. Felice is known for creating revolutionizing health changes by using a personalized unique approach to Integrative Health Coaching.

Doctor of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner
East Carolina University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Integrative Health Coach Professional Certification Program
Duke University

Read more about Dr. Felice

Alissa Circle

Alissa Circle is the author of well known Orange County creative life and style blog, Lil Bit City, Lil Bit Country where she discusses balancing family, business  blogging and faith; keeping it real while letting stuff go.  

With both an undergraduate degree and Master’s in Education, Alissa began her career as an educator before becoming a mother and starting her blog in 2007. With the success of her blog, Alissa began working with brands to create content for their products with a more authentic intent. By 2012, she had Co-Founded Pollinate Media Group, with the goal of connecting industry leader brands with top digital influencers in the blogging space. 

As serial entrepreneurs, Alissa and her husband own a luxury short term real estate portfolio,  dabble in e-commerce and love doing non profit work. They split time their time between Orange County, CA and Franklin, TN, with their two teenage children and their dog. 


Dr. Anita Polite Wilson

Dr. Anita helps leaders and teams in high stress situations rapidly build the processes they need to navigate today's reality of complexity and change by linking workshop lessons to workplace life in ways that noticeably improve teaming dynamics  

Her expertise is in designing people-focused workshops that helps teams of all kinds accept and adapt to change more quickly and manage performance more effectively. She implements leadership development programs that help organizations sustain change, meet program deadlines and project deliverables, and achieve bottom-line results.  

Dr. Anita has been a developer of leaders for more than 20 years partnering with corporate, government, and non-profit entities of all sizes across various industries. She understands the dynamics associated with today's inter-generational workforce. She help organizations cultivate an inclusive culture that taps into diverse backgrounds and approaches to problem solving.  Dr. Anita's passionate about helping individuals and organizations pursue a shared purpose.

Read more about Dr. Anita 

Dupe' Aleru

Dupé Aleru is a powerhouse award-winning motivational speaker, life coach, digital influencer, and producer of the hit video series, Daily Dose with Dupé. She has been featured on shows such as CBS’ National Syndicated Talk Show, The Drew Barrymore Show, and Good Morning LaLa Land. Her career has spanned from being a red carpet and backstage host interviewing A-list celebrities, to launching Davi Creative LLC, a digital creative agency that creates, produces, and distributes digital content for purpose-driven women entrepreneurs to help them thrive in life and business. 

Throughout her sixteen years as a motivator, educator, and entrepreneur, Dupé has never lost her passion for helping people from all walks of life identify and realize their true dreams. It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you started from, if you can embrace your natural gifts and commit to your life purpose, you can create opportunity. 

Read more about Dupe'

Speaker Reel

Medical Conditions & Special Requirement

During registration, the guest must inform the Retreat Host of any medical conditions, pregnancy, disability or any other mental and or physical condition which may affect fitness to travel, including medications you are currently taking. Failure to notify us may result in the guest being refused certain activities during the retreat at the guests own expense. Some retreat activities may be unsuitable for guest due to age, mobility, disability, pregnancy or physical or mental conditions, please email if you have concerns.

It is absolutely vital that guest are accurate with your fitness level and medical conditions for your own safety.

The retreat host will do their best to meet special requests including dietary or physical limitations but such requests may not always be possible depending on the retreat, in which case the retreat host reserves the right to refuse guest with certain conditions.

The retreat host will do  their best to meet guest special requests including dietary, but such requests do not form part of the Contract and therefore the retreat host are not liable for not providing these requests.

As a guest, you MUST carry medical insurance. Medical facilities vary from country to country and the retreat host will do their absolute best to bring you to a proper medical facility as needed, but makes no representations and gives no warranties in relation to the standard of such treatment.

Safety Protocol

Our team will follow California’s 20-step safety protocol for all hotels, meeting and event spaces. Details will be outlined in your registration and welcome packets. 

Please note: social distancing measures will be implemented throughout the event space. The event space will implement the highest standards of cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing, and air circulation.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a safe, clean environment throughout the event. Team members will be present throughout the event to address any questions or concerns.

To help protect the safety of all guests and team members, proof of vaccination will be required at the time of registration for the event. 

We are thankful for the opportunity to conduct this hybrid event, including virtual and in-person workshops. We are committed to ensuring your safety and creating your powerful, transformational experience. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness. If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy below will apply, with no exceptions. 

All installments will need to be paid in full after 10 days before retreat, even if you won’t be able to make it.

To inform us of your cancellation, send an email to:

The best way to protect yourself from any unforeseen circumstance is to purchase trip insurance through an agent.  Travel insurance can protect you in case of: 

•  you cancel your participation in the retreat •  retreat is cancelled due to weather, natural disaster, or not enough participants to run the trip •  lost baggage •  medical expenses and the cost of repatriation should you become ill or injured

While we have never cancelled a retreat to date, if we must cancel a booked retreat date for any reason, you may transfer your full retreat payment to another retreat, or you may request a refund of your payment to us, constituting a full settlement.

What’s included

  • Airport Transportation
  • Dinner at Leoness

Available Packages

Virtual Live Stream
Available until August 2, 2021999 left

We invite you to come join us via Virtual Live Stream for the Transformation Women's Retreat by Hosts, Lisa A. Holmes MSHR and Dr. Andrea Carter Best MD. This experience is all about our health through self awareness, active processes and creating something new. The life changing content is built upon eight pillars and delivered by dynamic female speakers in the areas of:

•Career Development

•Physical Life and Health

•Personal Strengths and Growth

•Financial Wellness

•Mental and Mindset

•Relational Wellness

•Spiritual Wellness and Motivation

•Fun and Social Wellness

Virtual Live Stream Package:

This packages provides the ability for viewers to access content delivered by dynamic speakers via the live streaming platform, Shindig.  

Shindig is a unique technology offers the dynamics of an in-person event at internet scale. Shindig enables a host to give a video conference, lecture, seminar, interview or media event in front of an online audience of thousands. 

Hosts share the stage for face-to-face interactions with audience members before the entire gathering or sidebar with participants privately.

Deposit: $283
Master King Suite in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Available until August 1, 2021only 1 left

Hands down the most luxurious bedroom on the estate.  It's breathtaking panoramic view overlooks the mountains and San Diego.  The thoughtful details and ensuite bathroom makes this room fit for a queen. 

Included is 1:1 Consultations with Dr. Andrea Carter Best MD and Executive Coaching with Lisa A Holmes MSHR

Deposit: $1200
Queen Bedroom in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Available until August 1, 2021only 1 left

A quaint place of rest and relaxation. This bedroom is your solace from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  It's beautifully decorated and includes a ensuite bathroom.  

Deposit: $1000
2-Double Bed Room Share in Rancho Santa
Available until August 1, 20214 left

The serenity of this room will bring you peace and the calm you've been longing for.  The shared 2 queen bed suite offers everything you need in a weekend oasis.  

Deposit: $733


Thursday, August 5, 2021

Check in by 5pm PST at host home in Rancho Santa Fe, CA 

House Tour

6pm Champagne Reception sponsored by HomWork

7pm -10pm 

Chef Prepared Dinner

Live Music

Goodie Gift Box

Networking and Introduction

Setting Intentions

Explain Card Box on kitchen island

3 non ego Who am I exercise

Evening guided meditation/relaxation to bed

Your Organizer

Lisa Holmes
Joined in May 2021
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