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WellAcademic: Women of Color Faculty Retreat

With Roxanne Donovan, PhD

November 1 - 3, 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…

Women’s Yoga & Cooking Retreat – SOLD OUT

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…

Women’s Yoga & Cooking Retreat

With Kristin Smith

November 22 - 24, 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…

New Year’s Retreat at Elohee

With Ilona Moore

December 29, 2019 - January 1, 2020
New Year’s is a wonderful time to count your blessings and set a conscious trajectory for the year to come. In this retreat we will open our hearts and minds through deep practices of yoga, meditation, and soulful community. It…

Starshine & Clay: A Yoga Retreat for Women of Color to Be – Facing the Rising Sun

With Octavia Raheem - Retreat Leader, E-RYT, Ona Hawk, Guest Teacher, April Taylor, Sound Therapist and Malesha Taylor, Vocalist

January 10 - 12, 2020
Begin your New Year at Starshine & Clay Yoga Retreat For Women of Color. Our January 2020 retreat is inspired by the words of the Black National Anthem: “Facing the rising sun, of a new day begun.” ― James Weldon…

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…

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…

Finding your Pen: A retreat to inspire the mind and body through Writing and Yoga

With Reanna Livingston E-RYT 500 + YACEP, Author and Kristen Carlson RYT 200, M.A. Literary Studies

May 29 - 31, 2020
“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…