Retreats

COMPOSED: Residential Writing Retreat for Scholars

With Michelle Boyd, PhD

May 19 - 25, 2019
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…

DON’T POSTPONE JOY: The Waiting Is Over

With Alice Rodriguez Brockwell, Toby Brand, Hector L. Salas and Dr. Sten Ekberg

May 31 - June 2, 2019
The journey to a thousand stars is not too far a journey in the quest to have true love abiding in a pure heart. Did You Know that the first use of art as a therapeutic discipline was developed in…

Rest & Relaxation Weekend

May 31 - June 2, 2019
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…

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
“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…

SoulShine Sister: A Women’s Retreat

With Ashley Chase, Founder of HUM Hearts Uniting and Elaine Dinos, Founder of Kindred Lane LLC

June 6 - 8, 2019
A PEACEFUL YOU AWAITS… We hope you will join us for a restorative, nourishing and energizing time for yourself…so that you can let your soul shine throughout all that you do as you return back to your day to day…

The 7th Annual Journey to Purpose and Passion

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

June 7 - 9, 2019
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…

Introduction to Shamanism: Residential Spiritual Retreat

With Robinette Kennedy, PhD

June 21 - 23, 2019
Curious about shamanistic practices? You have probably heard this word, shamanism, before, because it’s the most frequently used term in spiritual and religious circles today. But what is shamanism, exactly? The English language has no comparable word for the healing practices…

Writing from the Heart: Your Memoir

With Billy Chism

June 21 - 23, 2019
Come ready to write about your life. In our weekend workshop, we will delve into memory and write about what our memories tell us. We will do this in a supportive and safe environment. As a group, we will share…

Soul Nourish Women’s Weekend: Summer Camp (for Adults!)

With Shari L Fox and Mandy Roberts

June 28 - 30, 2019
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…

Special Summer Retreat on Lam Rim

With Geshe Ngawang Phende

July 7 - 12, 2019
The lam rim provides a step-by-step guide through all the stages of the path to enlightenment.  This retreat will cover the entire lam rim text and utilize methods from all three scopes of practice.  This will be a traditional Tibetan…

MFY: Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens & Young Adults Teacher Training

With Lorraine M. Hobbs, M.A., Chom and Marta Alonso Maynar, DClin Psy.

July 13 - 19, 2019
Welcome to the journey of becoming an MFY teacher! This journey requires a big heart and a passion for the wellbeing of teens. The MFY Teacher Training is an intensive, 6-day program facilitated by MFY teacher trainers, including the creators…

River Flow Yoga and Wellness: Raising Vibrations Teacher Training

With Alee Link, RYT 500

July 14 - 28, 2019
Get ready to experience a complete mind, body, and spirit awakening in the sacred setting of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia! Alee Link, E-RYT 500, will thoughtfully guide students through a journey of deep self-exploration, integrating the sacred traditions…

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…

Shaping Shades of Gray

With Naima Gwen Lewis, Ph.D., IAYT

July 19 - 21, 2019
Shaping Shades of Gray is a weekend for adults of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and experiences to convene to talk about, meditate and move about, the aging process. Whether you are aging in your 30s or your 80s, this retreat…

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…

Deep Ecology Immersion

With Courtney Brooke and Brandy Hall

August 23 - 25, 2019
Deep Ecology invites us to experience ourselves as part of the living Earth, rather than separate from it, and supports us to find our own role to powerfully protect the planet. Through experiential Deep Ecology exercises, sharing, music, and poetry,…

Be Empowered – A Personal, Professional & Leadership Purpose Retreat

With Rod Francis and Ronit leMon Drobey

August 31 - September 3, 2019
Diving deep for ourselves, our clients and the world. 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…

Sacred Breathwork, Instinctual Yoga, & Sound Healing

With Ananda Bologna, Ashby Underwood and Flournoy Holmes

September 6 - 8, 2019
Experience a powerful transformation of feeling more whole and refreshed than you have in years through certified breathwork, yoga & sound healing.  In our 4th annual fall retreat, we invite you to give yourself the gift of sacred space where…

The Mountain. The Breath. The Body.

With Stephanie Clement and Rose Mary White

September 13 - 15, 2019
Way up on the mountain... wrapped in the stars, supported by the trees, spoken to by the whispers of the waters...Elohee, Sacred Earth Place, awaits you. In the stillness, the breath, the body will guide you into a yoga and…

Starshine & Clay: A Yoga Retreat for Women of Color to Be – Sold Out!

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…

Empowered Wisdom Certification Retreat

With Chanti Tacoronte-Perez, MA, ERYT500 and Tracee Stanley

September 23 - 25, 2019
Our certification retreat is designed for students who have completed the Empowered Wisdom Teacher Training and are ready to take the seat of the teacher. Learn the process of creating your own Yoga Nidra scripts. Deepen your skills as a…

Ground into Presence, Flow into Source

With Terri O'Connor, ERYT 500, YACEP and Kelly Yount, ERYT 200, YACEP

September 26 - 29, 2019
Immerse yourself in a delightful weekend of yoga, meditation, sound journey, nature walks, delicious meals and more! Enjoy the surrounding beauty of nature as we gather in community Thursday evening with dinner and a yoga flow class. Friday enjoy yoga…

Pathways to Sustainable Practice: Preventing Burnout with Practical Magic (a practitioner-only retreat to nourish and renew)

With Laura Greiner, MAc, Licensed Acupuncturist, Founder and owner of The Seed to Star Collective and Leah Tioxon, MSW

September 27 - 29, 2019
Join Laura Greiner and Leah Tioxon of The Seed to Star Collective as we offer our very first retreat in the beautiful North Georgia mountains! The intention of this unique and magical event will be to honor the healing heart…

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.…

“Mystic Moon Tribe” – Awaken Your Inner Goddess

With Antoinette Moura and Jessica Calderon

October 11 - 13, 2019
Experience the magical energy of the Full 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 Fall for an all-inclusive 3 day, 2 night…

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…

Women’s Yoga & Cooking Retreat

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…