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Elohee’s mission is to be a home, rooted in nature, for deepening human awareness, facilitating the healing of mind and body, and transforming individuals and society.

Land

The ecosystems of the Blue Ridge Mountains are exceptionally diverse.  They range from moist, deep-soiled forested valleys to exposed ridges, mountain tops and balds. read more…

Programs

We invite teachers, facilitators, counselors and healers from diverse traditions to join us in offering a variety of transformative programs. read more…

Facilities

Our expanded facilities on Bald Mountain are now open offering 56 beds on a bald mountain top in 7 cottages, three communal spaces including a lounge, studio space, and intimate dining hall.
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Upcoming Retreats

COMPOSED: Residential Writing Retreat

With Michelle Boyd, PhD

May 20 - 26, 2018
WHAT IS COMPOSED? Composed is a week-long, residential writing retreat that teaches scholars how to make exceptional progress on their manuscripts. This writing retreat is for any academic who wants to change their relationship to writing--by developing a profound and…

Rest and Relaxation Weekend

June 1 - 3, 2018
By popular demand, we are excited to offer Rest & Relaxation accommodations for various weekends throughout the spring, summer, and fall!  Two night minimum required ( who are you kidding? you won't want to leave...) Yoga classes and massages are…

Finding your Pen: A retreat to inspire the mind and body through Writing and Yoga

With Reanna Livingston RYT 500, Author and Kristen Carlson RYT 200, M.A. Literary Studies

June 1 - 3, 2018
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Sautee Nacoochee, "Finding your Pen" retreat will remove everyday distractions and allow for you to escape through writing and yoga. On this weekend retreat we will give ourselves the space we desperately deserve…

Rest and Relaxation Weekend

June 22 - 24, 2018
By popular demand, we are excited to offer Rest & Relaxation accommodations for various weekends throughout the spring, summer, and fall!  Two night minimum required ( who are you kidding? you won't want to leave...) Yoga classes and massages are…

Weekend Mountain Retreat

With Essud Fungcap Jr., E-RYT 500, Kyle Dondero, RYT 500 and Grace Stephen RYT 500

June 22 - 24, 2018
Join us for a weekend of Yoga Classes, Tai chi/Qigong, Meditation  Retreat begins on Friday 7pm and ends on Sunday at 11am. Total cost: $450 per person for shared room; $520 for single room with shared bath; $650 for private…

Strengths on Purpose: A Mindful-Strengths Personal Discovery Retreat

With Renee Anderson, MS, SPHR and Chandra White, BA, NBC-HWC, E-RYT 500, YACEP

June 22 - 24, 2018
Embrace  who you are!  Are you living your life with intention? Are you tapping into your own, deep wisdom that guides your every move? Do you attract the people and situations in your life that bring you joy? If you'd like…

IgniteHer Power: Make S.H.I.F.T. Happen Retreat

With Shelley Parris Williams

June 29 - July 2, 2018
Is IgniteHer Power® for YOU? Are You Ready to End the Argument for Your Limitations and Create a MakeSHIFT Happen Mindset? Are You Ready to Create New Possibilities In Your Life? Are You Ready to Manifest Your Own Life Power Story…

Three Principal Aspects of the Path

With Geshe Ngawang Phende

July 8 - 13, 2018
Tsongkhapa’s Three Principal Aspects of the Path condenses lamrim into the essential teachings of renunciation, bodhicitta, and correct view of emptiness. These teachings incorporate the essence of Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism for achieving liberation and omniscient. The primary focus of…

A Mindful Minute Retreat: From Tough To Tender

With Meryl Arnett, E-RYT 500

August 10 - 12, 2018
“In its passivity and resignation, cynicism is a hardening, a calcification of the soul. Hope is a stretching of its ligaments, a limber reach for something greater.” ~Maria Popova As we move towards the fall, let’s take time to step into…

Writing from the Heart: Your Memoir

With Billy Chism

August 13 - September 17, 2018
Come ready to write about your life. In our 2 hour sessions (six in all), we will delve into memory and write about what our memories tell us. In a supportive and safe environment, as a group we will share…

Mountain Healing Retreat

With Althea Lawton-Thompson

August 23 - 26, 2018
The Elohee Retreat Center is a true oasis in peace, quiet and natural healing. All rooms are housed in newly-built cabins tucked along the mountain ridge. Plush, white duvets cover each bed and decorative rugs cover beautiful hardwood floors. The…

Be Empowered – Advanced Coaching and Leadership Retreat

With Dr. Julian Norris, Laura Larriva Page, Rod Francis and Ronit leMon Drobey

August 31 - September 3, 2018
Diving deep for ourselves, our clients and the world  Stand still. The trees ahead and the bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission…

Sacred Breathwork, Instinctual Yoga, & Sound Healing

With Ananda Bologna, Ashby Underwood and Flournoy Holmes

September 7 - 9, 2018
Experience a powerful transformation of feeling more whole and refreshed than you have in years through certified breathwork, yoga & sound healing.  In our 4th annual fall retreat, we invite you to give yourself the gift of sacred space where…

Mindfulness: Discovering stillness and spaciousness in the midst of a busy life

With Helen Barnes Vantine, Ph.D. and Stephanie Swann, Ph.D., LCSW

September 14 - 16, 2018
  Do you feel busier than ever? Do you feel more attached to your devises than you would like? Are stillness and spaciousness feeling like experiences of the past? If yes, you are definitely not alone. Come join us for…

Restore Your Power: Starshine and Clay Yoga Retreat – A Place for Women of Color to Be

With Octavia Raheem E-RYT and Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, E-RYT

September 21 - 23, 2018
Come together with other sisters and women of color as you Restore our Power.  Experience the power of stillness, movement, intentional alone time, and community/sisterhood as a way to awaken your deepest sense of power, creativity, and voice at our…

Breathing Into Bliss – Enlightenment thru Breathwork: Conscious, Connected, Circular Breathing

With Kelly Walden, RCC and Debi Miller

September 28 - 30, 2018
WELCOME ALL! Come join us at the serene sanctuary of Elohee Retreat Center near the lovely village of Sautee Nacoochee for a 2 night stay in the beautiful new eco-cottages with views of Bald Mountain.   Escape the demands of daily…

Bodywork for Depression & Anxiety

With Tracey J. Moon, LMBT and Sharon Nash, M.A.

October 8 - 10, 2018
Depression and anxiety has become an epidemic in our society with more people than ever seeking relief through both conventional and alternative methods. Trauma, loss, and the everyday challenges of daily life can create constriction and loss of connection in…

Compassion for Couples

With Michelle Becker, LMFT and Pittman McGehee, Ph.D.

October 12 - 14, 2018
To relate, to love, to connect is to be human. Who among us does not need to be loved and belong? As important as our relationships are, they are not always easy! Compassion for Couples (CfC) is a program designed…

Biomimicry Thinking Immersion Workshop

With Jamie Dwyer–Biomimicry 3.8 Principal, Design & Research and Erin Rovalo–Biomimicry 3.8 Senior Principal, Designer

October 14 - 19, 2018
This workshop is designed to help creative problem solvers like you conceive, create, and implement innovation ideas inspired by nature’s genius. Discover how biomimicry can unlock a new way of thinking about your toughest challenges. No prior experience with biomimicry…

Feel the Vibration Retreat – Fall Inward

With Danielle Hall and Angela Beaver

October 19 - 21, 2018
Soak in the healing magic of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a weekend immersed in nature. Refresh your sources at the healing space of Elohee Retreat Center. We will spend the weekend together reconnecting with ourselves, communing with nature, nourishing…

Elevate: A Women’s Yoga Retreat in the Mountains

With Rebecca Austin RYT-200

October 26 - 28, 2018
Do you want to deepen your yoga practice and decompress from your daily grind? Do you want to be healthier in mind, body, and spirit? "Elevate: A Women's Yoga Retreat" is for you. Imagine waking up to the sounds of…

Introduction to Shamanism

With Robinette Kennedy, PhD

November 2 - 4, 2018
Curious about shamanistic practices? If you are on a spiritual path, you have probably heard this word, shamanism, before. It is the most frequently used term in spiritual and religious circles today. But what is it, exactly? The English language has…

Self Care & Meditation Retreat for Women Psychotherapists and Other Helping Professionals

With Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS

November 8 - 11, 2018
If you are a woman and psychotherapist or other helping professional you are likely in need of some deep self care. You know how your self care can fall by the wayside in your dedication to your work helping others.…

Rest & Relaxation Getaway between July 15th – 29th

Flexible Dates
By popular demand, we are excited to offer Rest & Relaxation accommodations for the week of July 15th-29th  Two night minimum required ( who are you kidding? you won't want to leave...), and you can choose any two nights (or…
Rest and Relaxation Weekends

By popular demand, we are excited to offer Rest & Relaxation accommodations for various weekends throughout the spring, summer, and fall! Two night minimum required ( who are you kidding? you won’t want to leave…) Yoga classes and massages are available, as well as miles of hiking trails to walk at your leisure, our natural pond, and a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. Take this opportunity to care for yourself in the peace and spaciousness at the top of a mountain! No schedule…no demands…just the opportunity to “be” on your own terms.

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