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An Elohee Retreat Experience by Andria Lavine

An Elohee Retreat Experience by Andria Lavine

I recently had the privilege of experiencing just a sliver of the 263 acres of healing land that is The Elohee Retreat Center. I was attending my first ever Yoga retreat, hosted by Jessica Calderon and Antoinette Moura of the Mystic Moon Tribe. Not knowing what to expect, I embarked upon this journey with a posture of openness, to experience and receive all that was meant for my soul and more. Fif ...[Read More]

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Elohee

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Elohee

Love, Laughter, and Delicious Food Even though you are not able to be with us in body, we invite you to be with us in spirit this Valentine’s Day.  This is a day filled with love, laughter, and let’s face it…a lot of chocolate. Instead of gathering around some chain restaurants table, gather around your own.  Create the meal we will be serving at your home with our delicious recipes. Main Dish: Bu ...[Read More]

Speaking and Acting from the Heart

Speaking and Acting from the Heart

Do you notice the energy available when you open your heart?  When you do not hunch over, but open up your heart space up to the sky?  Have you noticed that when you root your feet more deeply in the earth, ground down through them, your heart space opens wider and your energy flows easier? Simple awareness of the energy and its flow into the heart space opens it up.  When we pay closer attention ...[Read More]

A New Year’s Yin Yoga practice in the North Georgia Mountains

A New Year’s Yin Yoga practice in the North Georgia Mountains

How many people make New Year’s resolutions that last a couple days or a week? I have been in that group. I start out with high expectations and then they come crashing down around me in a few days or a few weeks later once I give in to old habits or give up on change.  My resolutions are things that would contribute to my health, well-being, and happiness yet my resolve falters easily early on. W ...[Read More]

Lynx Spider

Lynx Spider

There she was. Hungry. Perfectly still. Almost invisible in the light, entirely camouflaged waiting for her next meal. Could she? Would she be lucky enough to snag a butterfly or bumblebee? Just like that, unknowingly a bumble bee so intoxicated by the sweet smell of the nectar drifting in the wind arrives aware of nothing else. It buzzes eagerly into its landing so fixated on the nectar that it s ...[Read More]

Listening or How to Talk about Meditation Without Calling It Meditation

Listening or How to Talk about Meditation Without Calling It Meditation

It would be hard not to notice how meditation and mindfulness have entered the lexicon of the mass consciousness. This is a good thing and yet have you noticed when words are popularized, they often start to lose their essential meaning. The word, meditation, begins to become associated with a marketed activity; i.e. yoga class to strengthen the core and meditation class to relax the frenetic mind ...[Read More]