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

New Year’s Retreat at Elohee

With Graham Fowler and Ilona Moore

December 28, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Ready to LEAP into the New Year?      Join a group of like-minded individuals to set a trajectory for 2019.  Open your heart and mind through soulful practices of yoga, meditation, rest, campfires and ceremonies. Your immersion will be held…

Writing from the Heart: Your Memoir

With Billy Chism

January 7 - February 18, 2019
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…

Mystic Moon Tribe- Awaken Your Inner Goddess

With Antoinette Moura and Jessica Calderon

February 1 - 3, 2019
Experience the magical energy of the New Moon while awakening your inner goddess. Join Jessica Calderon founder of the J Way and Antoinette Moura, founder of By the Power of She this February for an all-inclusive 3 day, 2 night…

Retreat, Renew, Remember: Mother-Daughter DragonflyExperience

With Felicia Grant

February 14 - 17, 2019
Join us for our first Mother-Daughter DragonflyExperience. This transformational weekend will offer you and your mother or daughter the time and space to deepen your heart to heart connection. Get away from it all and slow down to hear the…

Regional Educator Training: Experiential Training And Development In Cross-Cultural + Experiential Education

With Simon Hart and Aaron Slosberg

February 21 - 23, 2019
Join us as we bring together a dynamic cohort of educators from your region to train skills, learn from colleagues, and reinvigorate global programming. Offered throughout the country, this two-and-a-half-day training and retreat engages participants in a facilitated group experience…

Courage~Clarity~Confidence: Celebrate new ways to see yourself

With Abby Hirsch Phillips and Helle Stampe

March 1 - 3, 2019
Come co-create a self-care practice for your personal and professional life! Women like us are asking questions and seeking answers. Early Bird discount $50 valid through December 25. What steps can I take to ensure my footing, feel more in control, continue to…

Introduction to Shamanism

With Robinette Kennedy, PhD

March 15 - 17, 2019
Spiritual Retreat: Introduction to Shamanism  What to Expect in the Workshop: 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…

Happy, Healthy, Healers Retreat

With Adrienne Milam

March 28 - 31, 2019
A Wellness Retreat for Health Care Professionals ~ Igniting our Courageous Compassion to Extinguish Burnout ~ As healthcare professionals, we are experts on what “health” is, what it looks like, what it doesn’t look like, and what contributes to or…

Living Yoga Mountain Retreat

With Jaymati Weaver and Shata Ben-Avari

April 4 - 7, 2019
Experience the transformational power of daily yoga, and meditation and the rejuvenating effects of Yoga Nidra, Yoga Therapy, Satsang, and immersing in nature. Join us for this inspirational, rejuvenating retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, situated next…

3rd Annual Lovingkindness Meditation Retreat

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

April 5 - 7, 2019
Join us for a weekend of Lovingkindness meditation instruction and practice. We will spend 3 days together learning lovingkindness mediation and directing it toward ourselves and others.  This practice allows us to shed old defenses and protective mechanisms, and come…

Soul Nourish Women’s Weekend Retreat: Spreading Our Wings

With Shari L Fox and Mandy Roberts

April 26 - 28, 2019
Honor the sacred song of your heart with a weekend of discovery, possibilities and renewal. We’ll explore trusting ourselves, listening to our intuition and tuning in to the beating of our own heart song. Embrace all of who you are,…

WellAcademic: Women of Color Faculty Retreat

With Roxanne Donovan, PhD

May 3 - 5, 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…

The Painting Experience

With Matthew Belay

May 12 - 17, 2019
The Painting Experience is an unprecedented journey into the wild territory of painting directly from intuition. It’s a leap beyond the predicted and expected – a venture into color, form and image where no rules apply.. In these workshops, everyone is…

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

May 31 - June 2, 2019
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…

Meditation and Pranayama Immersion (300 RYT)

With Sheila Ewers

July 17 - 21, 2019
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 own…

Living Life Limitlessly -Mountain Healing Retreat

With Althea Lawton-Thompson

August 16 - 18, 2019
Description Join Althea for her 9th year of healing in the Georgia mountains with guided meditation, chakra balancing, gentle yoga, journaling, and more at the peaceful Elohee Retreat Center. Choose to stay 3 days or come for the day to…

Starshine & Clay: A Yoga Retreat for Women of Color to Be

With Octavia Raheem - Retreat Leader, E-RYT, Robin Blackwell, Tracee Stanley and Ona Hawk

September 20 - 22, 2019
This year’s Fall Starshine & Clay Retreat are inspired by these words: “I love myself.  The quietest. Simplest. Most powerful. Revolution. Ever.” ― Nayyirah Waheed Our Fall 2019 Retreat is an opportunity to step away from our daily responsibilities and…

Opening our hearts and freeing our minds: A weekend of mindfulness and compassion practice

With Stephanie Swann, Ph.D., LCSW

September 27 - 29, 2019
What is freedom? What is love? Join me for a weekend away from the busyness of life to sit, walk slowly, connect with nature and to explore these questions through your lived experience. Through the power of silent and guided…

Soul Nourish Women’s Weekend Retreat: Listen Deep

With Shari L Fox, Mandy Roberts and Paula Peach Ehrmann

October 4 - 6, 2019
Delight in the wonders of the world within and around you. This transforming Women’s Weekend offers an opportunity to get away from it all, to slow down and to open to the invitation of new beginnings quietly forming within you.…
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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