Elohee's mission is to be a retreat for self-discovery, healing, and awakening rooted in the transformative power of nature.
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…



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…


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


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

Awaken to Your Potential: A Renewal Retreat

With Elaine Gibson and Cameron Trimble

March 20 - 22, 2020
A retreat for women of all ages and life stages. Do you have the sense that you could be doing more with your life? Do you sometimes become overwhelmed with stress and anxiety? Are you facing a life transition and…

Sacred Stillness: Dance of Body, Mind and Breath

With Stephanie Clement and Rose Mary White

March 20 - 22, 2020
In our day to day lives busy seems to be a constant state of being. We are conditioned to constant movement, distraction, and even overwhelm. At times we may even feel we have lost touch with that Still place inside. This weekend,…

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…

Rest & Relaxation Weekend

April 3 - 5, 2020
By popular demand, we are excited to offer Rest & Relaxation accommodations for various weekends throughout the year!  Two night minimum required (who are you kidding? you won't want to leave...) Massages are available, as well as miles of hiking…

The Yin and Yang of Self Care

With Michele Stewart and Tatiana Cicchelli

April 3 - 5, 2020
What: A 2-day getaway in a very serene setting two hours north of Atlanta.  Join us and we will show you how to take care of yourself and recharge your batteries. You will experience four yoga practices (two yin and…

MSC Teacher Training

April 5 - 11, 2020
MSC Teacher Training is an intensive, 6-day residential program facilitated by a team of senior MSC teachers. The training is built around the eight weekly sessions of MSC with each half-day dedicated to a condensed, experiential review of one of…

Houses of the Heart

With Christy Thomson, Founder of Wild Communion and M. Amos Clifford

April 13 - 17, 2020
Houses of the Heart explores ways of listening deeply to the richest parts of our experience and intuition. This retreat is about awakening our awareness of the intelligence that resides in our heart and learning how to be guided by…

The Subtle Joy of Presence: A Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

With Adam Funderburk, LPC and Huda Al-Qatami, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, LPC

April 17 - 19, 2020
Among the world’s contemplative traditions, it is a time-honored practice to go on an extended silent retreat.  The experience is intended to deepen one’s practice and create a temporary refuge from life’s daily demands.  The focus, the silence and the…


With Mandy Roberts and Shari L Fox

April 24 - 26, 2020
Be part of the transformative power of being live and in-person together.  Open to receive with a weekend of discovery, possibilities and renewal. We’ll explore growing through life, listening to our intuition and planting new seeds of change. Embrace all…

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…

Empowered Happiness Retreat: Design & Navigate Your Next Phase of Life with Greater Ease and Grace

With Kitty Flewelling, Master Life Coach, Internationally Certified Yoga Therapist, Master Level Mind Body Therapist

April 30 - May 3, 2020
Step clearly and softly on a path to the future you want.  We cannot predict every twist and turn that will take place in our future, but we can learn to navigate with ease and grace.  We can also manage…

Goddess Rising: A Three Night Sacred Yoga Retreat

With Kelley Colihan Robertson, E-RYT, NBC-HWC

April 30 - May 3, 2020
A three-night, four-day (Thursday- Sunday) sacred yoga retreat. Prepare to restore and remember your true Self and let go of limiting beliefs. We will practice yoga, meditation and sessions that include journaling to help you clear the way for divine…

R&R Yoga Retreat at Thanksgiving House

With Linda Patterson, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

May 15 - 17, 2020
Join us for a restful weekend including: Gentle, Restorative and Yin Yoga practices Gong Sound Healing Meditation Gentle Hikes Quiet time by the waterfall Nutritious and delicious freshly-prepared vegetarian meals (vegan and gluten free options available) May 15 - 17, 2020…

COMPOSED: Residential Writing Retreat for Scholars

With Michelle Boyd, PhD

May 17 - 23, 2020
The Composed writing retreat is for any scholar who wants to stop writing in fear, and enjoy a calm, confident, productive writing practice. During this week-long, residential academic writing retreat we teach scholars how to overcome their internal writing barriers–the mental and behavioral…

Rest, Revitalize, Restore

With Charlotte Johnston E-RYT 200

May 22 - 24, 2020
Managing the pace of life in our busy world can leave us exhausted and overwhelmed. We are in an age that seeks to define us by accomplishment and activity, and I bet you’ve heard in many yoga classes that we…

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…

The Return To Wholeness

With Peggy McAllister, M.A.

June 17 - 21, 2020
Come join an intimate group of your peers... on 200 pristine forested acres in Georgia, for a profound three-day transformational experience, called The Return to Wholeness Retreat. You will experience an integral journey, designed to help you step beyond the limiting…

10th Annual Living Life Limitlessly Mountain Healing Retreat

With Althea Lawton-Thompson

June 26 - 28, 2020
Description Join Althea for her 10th year in the Georgia mountains with magical sunrise and sunset meditations, fireside healing, and life-changing manifestations at the peaceful Elohee Retreat Center. This retreat is open to EVERYONE over the age of 18. (*Ask…

Meditation and Pranayama Immersion (300 RYT)

With Sheila Ewers

July 8 - 12, 2020
This four night immersion at Elohee in the North Georgia Mountains is required for those students enrolled in the Johns Creek Yoga RYS300 training, but is open to all. Join us to dive deeply into consciousness as you explore your…

A 3-Day Retreat: Breath, Body & Sound

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

July 17 - 19, 2020
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…

Week-long Chakra Intensive Retreat

With Abbey Brewer

August 17 - 21, 2020
This 5 day chakra immersion is specifically designed for yoga teachers and students ready for the deeper dive into the energetic body and the chakra system; as well as the corresponding physiological components to each of the 7 chakras. We…

Women’s Weekend Retreat: Summer Camp (For Adults!)

With Shari L Fox and Mandy Roberts

August 21 - 23, 2020
Explore the deeply transformative power of play! Tap into your radiant inner child with our popular signature Women’s Weekend, summer camp style! This weekend promises to be full of discovery, connection and good ole fashioned fun! We’ll practice letting our…

Be Empowered – A Personal, Professional & Leadership Purpose Retreat

With Rod Francis and Ronit leMon Drobey

September 4 - 8, 2020
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 to know it and be known. The forest breathes.…

“Awaken the Divine Feminine”: Women’s Weekend Retreat

With Felicia Grant

September 4 - 7, 2020
Buried deep within us all lies the energy of the Divine feminine waiting to be reignited.  Are you Ready to Wake UP? Join Advanced Soul Coach Felicia Grant for this life changing weekend. The retreat weekend will be held in…

Yoga, Meditation & Relaxation Retreat

With Christine Lentz

September 17 - 20, 2020
Located on 220 acres of undeveloped land, Elohee is a North Georgia retreat center nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, near the village of Sautee Nacoochee. We will be staying in the secluded and cozy Thanksgiving House,…


With Mandy Roberts and Shari L Fox

September 25 - 27, 2020
Be part of the transformative power of being live and in-person together.  Learn to navigate the world within and around you during this transformational Women’s Weekend Retreat. This weekend invites an opportunity to slow down, to rest and renew, to…

I am a luxury Yoga + Selfcare retreat for women

With Shannon Claxton, Certified Yoga Teacher

October 1 - 4, 2020
You are a luxury and deserve to be treated as such, you deserve to unplug, cater to your own needs, and to benefit from your fruits of labor. You deserve to be loved, happy, and free. You deserve to experience…

From Lineage to Legacy: A Retreat for Women of Color Leaders

With Marla Teyolia, Sha’ Roehm and Kavitha Rao

October 9 - 11, 2020
In a world fueled by Capitalism, where our productivity is often equated with our worth, the act of slowing down, of pausing, of tending to our healing as part of our professional work is a radical act. This is especially…


With Shalan Hill, E-RYT 200, Co-Founder, The Posture Project

November 13 - 15, 2020
If you've been stressed out and can't find your peace, consider taking in the deepest breaths of fresh mountain air as you sit with your feet dangling in the water of this crystal clear reflection pool. Your eyes soak in…
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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