Date & Time Details: Check-in begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, and check-out is at 1 p.m. on Sunday

Location: Elohee Center

Address: 1478 Bean Creek Road Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571

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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 sacred space, to slough off the calcifications of this year and to re-awaken the softest parts of ourselves.

Join Meryl Arnett on this all-inclusive, 10-person weekend retreat at the beautiful Elohee Thanksgiving House in North Georgia. We will spend 3 days and 2 nights combining yoga, meditation and reflection as a way to shift ourselves from cynicism to hope, from tough to tender.

The 220 acres of undeveloped land where Elohee rests is called Landsong. It is located in the North Georgia mountains in the foothills of the Blue Ridge near the village of Sautee Nacoochee. The Elohee Center at Landsong provides a retreat space in Nature to allow for self-exploration, individual growth, and mind/body healing. It is a place where Earth and Air, Fire and Water nurture wisdom both ancient and new.

Our retreat will call The Thanksgiving House our home. With shared and private rooms available, this cozy house offers plenty of community space, an outdoor fireplace overlooking a 100-foot waterfall. You can expect daily yoga, meditation and guided reflection time, as well as some free time to explore the hiking trails or to savor silence and a cup of tea. All meals and snacks are included and made from fresh, organic ingredients prepared by a professional chef. Dietary requests are easily accommodated.

Friday Check-In begins at 4 p.m.
Our first session begins at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday ends at 1 p.m. after a farewell lunch

What’s Included:

Two nights’ accommodations (including taxes & fees)
All meals, snacks and beverages (this is an alcohol free retreat)
Intention setting
Daily yoga practices (gentle vinyasa & yin)
Extended meditations {seated}
Walking meditation
Guided reflections
Intentional silence
and more….


The Thanksgiving House offers a variety of shared and private rooms. Please note all rooms include shared baths. Tuition includes all costs. No additional fees.

Triple Room: $610 per person

Double Room: $690 per person

Single Room: $780 per person

*$250 of tuition is a non-refundable deposit. Cancellations prior to July 10 will receive all funds minus $250 back. Cancellations after July 10 are non-refundable.*

Register prior to June 10 and save 10% on tuition!


Meryl Arnett, E-RYT 500
Meryl Arnett, E-RYT 500 and co-owner of Sacred Chill {West}, has been teaching yoga and meditation in Atlanta since 2010. Her passion is introducing mindfulness in ways that are accessible to all of us. Meryl found meditation and yoga thanks…
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