• Double Occupancy/2 Twin Beds/Private Bath/per person – $510.00
  • Double Occupancy/1 King Bed/Private Bath/per person – $510.00
  • Small Private Room/Shared Bath – $510.00
  • Single Occupancy/1 King Bed/Private Bath – $700.00
  • Single Occupancy/2 Twin Beds/Private Bath – $700.00

Price includes the course fee, room, meals, and grounds fee but does not include taxes. Full price is shown upon selection of room type prior to registering. If you are interested in tent camping, please call 770-316-9195 ext. 1 for more information.

Date & Time Details: Check-in begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, and check-out is at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Location: Elohee Center

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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 beauty of nature offer a setting that is often difficult to find in everyday life.

With the beautiful north Georgia mountains as the backdrop, this weekend retreat offers participants an opportunity to deepen their mindfulness practice, as well as a chance to experience the subtle joy of being present.  The retreat will consist of both sitting and walking meditation, as well as mindful movement and hiking. There will also be ample free time to relax, unwind, and commune with the incredible natural environment.

This retreat is open to both beginners and experienced meditators.  Please note that we will be observing noble silence during most of the retreat, which includes unplugging from our electronic devices.

This weekend is all-inclusive with:

Two nights accommodations (including all taxes, fees, program tuition).

All meals prepared by a local chef using nutritious and delicious freshly-prepared ingredients.  Beverages and a 24 hour tea house are available.

Space is limited to 18 participants.

Lodging options:

  • Private room with one king bed and private bath (single or double occupancy)
  • Private room with two twin beds and private bath (single or double occupancy)
  • Small private room with one twin bed and hall bath shared with one other guest (single occupancy)

Sheets, towels, and bath amenities (soap, shampoo, conditioner) are provided for all rooms.

If you have questions or for more information about the retreat, contact Huda at or Adam at  For more information on Sati Yoga, please click here.


Adam Funderburk, LPC
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (GA License # LPC008540) at The Anxiety & Stress Management Institute. I have had quite a diverse and eclectic work history, encompassing construction, personal training, and finance, before becoming an LPC in 2011. Given…
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Huda Al-Qatami, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, LPC
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (since 2000) as well as a Registered Yoga Teacher (since 2008) and owner of Sati Yoga, a yoga studio in the Atlanta area with an emphasis on the practice of mindfulness.  Prior to opening…
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