Elohee's mission is to be a retreat for self-discovery, healing, and awakening rooted in the transformative power of nature.
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Elohee is thrilled to announce its 501(c)(3) non-profit status. Donations to the Elohee Center support a space where people come to retreat from daily life to find solace in nature and like-minded community. A gift to Elohee would go to center enhancements including trees, flowers, railings, hammocks, a labyrinth, building upkeep, and operations including staffing, infrastructure, and marketing. Learn more…

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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 space for up to 50 overnight guests in 7 cottages with three communal spaces.
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Upcoming Retreats

Bodywork for Depression & Anxiety

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

October 21 - 23, 2019
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…

Breath, Body & Sound

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

October 25 - 27, 2019
The breath is the most accurate and instantaneous mirror for how we feel, think and live. It provides the opportunity to look at whether what we take in is nourishing and life giving or toxic and depleting. By consciously connecting…

Unwind and Unplug Yoga Retreat

With Shalan Hill

November 1 - 3, 2019
Unwind and unplug from the daily grind at the Elohee Retreat Center in the North Georgia mountains. We’ll shed the stress as Shalan soothes your Spirit in 4 yummy yoga classes. Our yoga practice gets us into our bodies and…

WellAcademic: Women of Color Faculty Retreat

With Roxanne Donovan, PhD

November 1 - 3, 2019
Join other women of color faculty for a weekend devoted to YOU – your joy, your success, your wellness. Andre Lorde put it best when she said, “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an…

FALL BACK to basics: A Yoga & Kirtan Retreat

With Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP

November 8 - 10, 2019
Hello, I'm Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP, and I've been teaching yoga, meditation and chanting for over two decades now. I have studied with some of the world's best teachers, and on this retreat, I want to share with you…

Women’s Yoga & Cooking Retreat – SOLD OUT

With Kristin Smith

November 8 - 10, 2019
Creating an experience for people is something I enjoy and the opportunity to bring them together in this beautiful home in the mountains is a dream.  I've combined two of my greatest loves: food and yoga! - Kristin Smith,  Retreat…

Blue Ridge Mountains Nature in Play Therapy Training Event

With Janet Courtney, Rosalind Heiko, Jamie Lynn Langley, Rose LaPiere and Lynn Louise Wonders

November 14 - 17, 2019
Five play therapy trainers will share in leading 20 contact hours of play therapy training in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of North Georgia at Elohee Retreat Center.  Join us to learn how to integrate and implement nature-based play therapy…

Women’s Yoga & Cooking Retreat

With Kristin Smith

November 22 - 24, 2019
Creating an experience for people is something I enjoy and the opportunity to bring them together in this beautiful home in the mountains is a dream.  I've combined two of my greatest loves: food and yoga! - Kristin Smith,  Retreat…

New Year’s Retreat at Elohee

With Ilona Moore

December 29, 2019 - January 1, 2020
New Year’s is a wonderful time to count your blessings and set a conscious trajectory for the year to come. In this retreat we will open our hearts and minds through deep practices of yoga, meditation, and soulful community. It…

Starshine & Clay: A Yoga Retreat for Women of Color to Be – Facing the Rising Sun

With Octavia Raheem - Retreat Leader, E-RYT, Ona Hawk, Guest Teacher, April Taylor, Sound Therapist and Malesha Taylor, Vocalist

January 10 - 12, 2020
Begin your New Year at Starshine & Clay Yoga Retreat For Women of Color. Our January 2020 retreat is inspired by the words of the Black National Anthem: “Facing the rising sun, of a new day begun.” ― James Weldon…

4th Annual Lovingkindness Meditation Retreat: Mindfulness + Lovingkindness – 4 days, 3 nights

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

March 26 - 29, 2020
This year we are offering two retreats in one. Come for 3 days of Lovingkindness or 4 days of Mindfulness + Lovingkindness, it’s your choice. Choose Thursday-Sunday or Friday-Sunday. Our 4 day Mindfulness + Lovingkindness retreat starts on Thursday, when…

4th Annual Lovingkindness Meditation Retreat – 3 days, 2 nights

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

March 27 - 29, 2020
This year we are offering two retreats in one. Come for 3 days of Lovingkindness or 4 days of Mindfulness + Lovingkindness, it’s your choice. Choose Thursday-Sunday or Friday-Sunday. Our 3 day-2 night Lovingkindness retreat begins on Friday evening with…

Disconnect to Reconnect

With Martina Whitlock

April 24 - 26, 2020
This retreat was specifically created to provide women the unique opportunity to disconnect from daily stimuli and affix themselves from within, all while surrounded by Mother Nature. This will be a time to free yourself and enjoy the skin you…

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

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

May 29 - 31, 2020
“Through yoga you find your breath and through writing you give your breath a voice.”  -Jeannine Ouellette The dynamic art of writing and yoga has a profound way of providing a creative shift. The practice of writing and yoga together…

YANAsisters’ Journey to Purpose and Passion

With Imani Monica McCullough, Founder of YANAsisters, Lashana Williams, Success Navigator and Tiffany Kelly, Mind, Body & Power Coach

June 12 - 14, 2020
What is your soul seeking right now?  Is it a circle of sisters who can hold your hand, your heart and your dreams?  Is it a refueling station where you can take off the Superwoman cape to replenish spiritually and…
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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