Event Description

Need encouragement on your weight loss journey? There is HOPE! Join Gwen Shamblin Lara and the Weigh Down Staff for Desert Oasis LIVE 2019, a powerful weight loss seminar filled with instruction, inspiring success stories, and encouraging fellowship. Previous attendees testify that this event was just what they needed to push them forward with permanent weight loss. We are praying for all those feeling led by God to attend and look forward to meeting you! Don't wait - Register today and add Desert Oasis to your 2019 Calendar!
Gwen Shamblin - Founder of Weigh Down

Keynote Speaker

Gwen Shamblin Lara, M.S., R.D. is founder of Weigh Down & national best-selling author of The Weigh Down Diet. Gwen is a registered dietitian, with a Masters in Nutrition and worked as a university instructor of Foods and Nutrition. Thousands have found permanent weight loss and a deeper relationship with God through applying the Weigh Down principles.


Saturday, June 29th
8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast & Registration
9:00am - Noon Keynote: Gwen Shamblin and morning sessions
Noon - 1:00pm Lunch break, food available on site.
1:00pm - 5:00pm Afternoon Sessions and Panels
5:00pm - 7:00pm Reception with refreshments


Remnant Fellowship Church
1230 Franklin Road
Brentwood, TN 37027


Hilton Garden Inn


This special rate is available through May 29, 2019!
"Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Brentwood is set in CityPark, a lush area of shops, eateries, business offices and conveniences. Just 20 minutes from downtown ‘Music City,’ this new hotel honors the architecture and elegance of its neighbor, the historic Mooreland Mansion...."

For more information on the Hilton Garden Inn Nashville-Brentwood, visit their hotel page HERE.

Desert Oasis Ticket


Attending in Person? Register below!

Desert Oasis 2019 Live Broadcast


If you are unable to travel to Nashville to attend Desert Oasis 2019, you can purchase a ticket to watch the LIVE broadcast from the convenience of your home.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair Accessible.
  • Parking Available Onsite.
  • Cancellation Policy: Tickets are nonrefundable, but are transferrable.


1Is there a referral program?
Yes! If you sign up 3 friends for this event, you get your ticket for FREE!! Just have your friend say your name when they register via phone or write your name in the "How did you hear about this event" field below.
2Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Children and youth who are overweight or struggle with food issues are encouraged and welcome to attend. All children under 18 are free to this event. Please make sure they register separately.
3What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is available on-site. The event location is approximately 3 minutes off of Interstate 65 and about 15-20 minutes from the Nashville International Airport. Uber and Lyft are readily available in the area.
4What can I bring into the event?
Food and drink will be available on site for you all day. You are welcome to bring a Bible, and anything else you may need that day. Most importantly, please bring an open heart and a willingness to learn.
5How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can call us toll free at anytime at 800-844-5208 or email us at info@weighdown.com.
6What's the refund policy?
Tickets are non-refundable.
7Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No need to bring a printed ticked with you. We will have your name at the registration table that morning with your welcom package.
8Can I update my registration information?
Yes, at anytime. Just email us at info@weighdown.com.
9Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Tickets are transferable, but we prefer to have the name of everyone attending beforehand so we can print them a name badge, but if the name changes at the last minute, we can accommodate anyone else.
10I am from out of town. What are my lodging options?
Hilton Garden Inn - A number of hotels rooms have been reserved through Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Brentwood. In order to take advantage of our negotiated discounted rate of $144, you must book through the link provided on this page by June 20th. Early booking is highly recommended since space is limited.

After June 20th, the regular room rate will apply.
11What are some local attractions?
Information on local restaurants & tourist areas is available if you want to extend your stay in Nashville.

In closing, many participants who attended past Desert Oasis events say this is a life-changing day – a day that begins a domino effect of long sought-after life changes. If the Spirit is prompting you to come, don’t miss out. God has an incredible way of working out all of the details and anxiety of traveling. If you will lay it before Him – He will make a way!