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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 56 beds on a bald mountain top in 7 cottages, three communal spaces including a lounge, studio space, and intimate dining hall.
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Upcoming Retreats

Rest and Relaxation Weekend

June 22 - 24, 2018
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…

Weekend Mountain Retreat

With Essud Fungcap Jr., E-RYT 500, Kyle Dondero, RYT 500 and Grace Stephen RYT 500

June 22 - 24, 2018
Join us for a weekend of Yoga Classes, Tai chi/Qigong, Meditation  Retreat begins on Friday 7pm and ends on Sunday at 11am. Total cost: $450 per person for shared room; $520 for single room with shared bath; $650 for private…

Strengths on Purpose: Weekend retreat of yoga, mindfulness and personal discovery.

With Renee Anderson, MS, SPHR and Chandra White, BA, NBC-HWC, E-RYT 500, YACEP

June 22 - 24, 2018
Renee and Chandra are returning to Elohee for a second year to offer this amazing weekend retreat. Testimonials from previous retreat attendees: “Revealing, revitalizing self-nurturing… gave me motivation to continue to follow my dream” “Space creating, rejuvenating...find peace within while…

IgniteHer Power: Make S.H.I.F.T. Happen Retreat

With Shelley Parris Williams

June 29 - July 2, 2018
Is IgniteHer Power® for YOU? Are You Ready to End the Argument for Your Limitations and Create a MakeSHIFT Happen Mindset? Are You Ready to Create New Possibilities In Your Life? Are You Ready to Manifest Your Own Life Power Story…

Three Principal Aspects of the Path

With Geshe Ngawang Phende

July 8 - 13, 2018
Tsongkhapa’s Three Principal Aspects of the Path condenses lamrim into the essential teachings of renunciation, bodhicitta, and correct view of emptiness. These teachings incorporate the essence of Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism for achieving liberation and omniscient. The primary focus of…

A Mindful Minute Retreat: From Tough To Tender

With Meryl Arnett, E-RYT 500

August 10 - 12, 2018
“In its passivity and resignation, cynicism is a hardening, a calcification of the soul. Hope is a stretching of its ligaments, a limber reach for something greater.” ~Maria Popova As we move towards the fall, let’s take time to step into…

Writing from the Heart: Your Memoir

With Billy Chism

August 13 - September 17, 2018
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…

Mountain Healing Retreat

With Althea Lawton-Thompson

August 23 - 26, 2018
The Elohee Retreat Center is a true oasis in peace, quiet and natural healing. All rooms are housed in newly-built cabins tucked along the mountain ridge. Plush, white duvets cover each bed and decorative rugs cover beautiful hardwood floors. The…

Rest and Relaxation Weekend

August 24 - 26, 2018
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…

Be Empowered – Advanced Coaching and Leadership Retreat

With Dr. Julian Norris, Laura Larriva Page, Rod Francis and Ronit leMon Drobey

August 31 - September 3, 2018
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 7 - 9, 2018
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…

Mindfulness: Discovering stillness and spaciousness in the midst of a busy life

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

September 14 - 16, 2018
  Do you feel busier than ever? Do you feel more attached to your devises than you would like? Are stillness and spaciousness feeling like experiences of the past? If yes, you are definitely not alone. Come join us for…

Restore Your Power: Starshine and Clay Yoga Retreat – A Place for Women of Color to Be

With Octavia Raheem E-RYT and Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, E-RYT

September 21 - 23, 2018
Come together with other sisters and women of color as you Restore our Power.  Experience the power of stillness, movement, intentional alone time, and community/sisterhood as a way to awaken your deepest sense of power, creativity, and voice at our…

Reflect, Reconnect, Recharge Retreat

With Ellen East, Gigi Melancon and Kristin Joyner

September 28 - 30, 2018
Come join us for a weekend of reflection, meditation, and yoga on the beautiful grounds of Elohee Retreat Center in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia. Find your balance, recharge and reconnect with yourself in this serene, natural setting. Enjoy daily yoga sessions,…

Ease Into Autumn Yoga Retreat

With Susan Mittleman, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 28 - 30, 2018
Slow down... Get grounded... Let go... Breathe... Reset. As we shift to the early days of autumn, it’s a great time to be present with the transitions around us and inside us.  Some subtle, some not-so subtle. Enveloped by the…

Breathing Into Bliss – Enlightenment thru Breathwork: Conscious, Connected, Circular Breathing

With Kelly Walden, RCC and Debi Miller

September 28 - 30, 2018
WELCOME ALL! Come join us at the serene sanctuary of Elohee Retreat Center near the lovely village of Sautee Nacoochee for a 2 night stay in the beautiful new eco-cottages with views of Bald Mountain.   Escape the demands of daily…

Bodywork for Depression & Anxiety

With Tracey J. Moon, LMBT and Sharon Nash, M.A.

October 8 - 10, 2018
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…

Compassion for Couples

With Michelle Becker, LMFT and Pittman McGehee, Ph.D.

October 12 - 14, 2018
To relate, to love, to connect is to be human. Who among us does not need to be loved and belong? As important as our relationships are, they are not always easy! Compassion for Couples (CfC) is a program designed…

Biomimicry Thinking Immersion Workshop

With Jamie Dwyer–Biomimicry 3.8 Principal, Design & Research and Erin Rovalo–Biomimicry 3.8 Senior Principal, Designer

October 14 - 19, 2018
This workshop is designed to help creative problem solvers like you conceive, create, and implement innovation ideas inspired by nature’s genius. Discover how biomimicry can unlock a new way of thinking about your toughest challenges. No prior experience with biomimicry…

BodyMap®: Experiential Healing for Sustainable Health

With J. David Forbes, MD, ABIHM

October 19 - 23, 2018
We all just want to feel better.  Don’t we? We are bombarded in our present culture with an infinite number of “programs” that purport to be the one that will bring us better health and sense of well-being. As a…

Feel the Vibration Retreat – Fall Inward

With Danielle Hall and Angela Beaver

October 19 - 21, 2018
Soak in the healing magic of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a weekend immersed in nature. Refresh your sources at the healing space of Elohee Retreat Center. We will spend the weekend together reconnecting with ourselves, communing with nature, nourishing…

Elevate: A Women’s Yoga Retreat in the Mountains

With Rebecca Austin RYT-200 and Lindsey Ahl

October 26 - 28, 2018
Do you want to deepen your yoga practice and decompress from your daily grind? Do you want to be healthier in mind, body, and spirit? "Elevate: A Women's Yoga Retreat" is for you. Imagine waking up to the sounds of…

Mahāpatha Kundalini Intensive

With Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP

October 31 - November 1, 2018
A Mahāpatha Yoga retreat is not a vacation but an opportunity to practice authentic esoteric spiritual techniques in an ideal setting with an experienced teacher and supportive community. Having a teacher guiding you and community support you can make the…

Mahāpatha Meditation Intensive

With Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP

November 1 - 2, 2018
A Mahāpatha Yoga retreat is not a vacation but an opportunity to practice authentic esoteric spiritual techniques in an ideal setting with an experienced teacher and supportive community. Having a teacher guiding you and community support you can make the…

Mahāpatha Yoga Intensive

With Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP

November 2 - 4, 2018
A Mahāpatha Yoga retreat is not a vacation but an opportunity to practice authentic esoteric yoga techniques in an ideal setting while being supported by a loving and accepting spiritual community and a knowledgeable and experienced teacher. Having the right…

Introduction to Shamanism

With Robinette Kennedy, PhD

November 2 - 4, 2018
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 circles today. But what is it, exactly? The English language has…

Self Care & Meditation Retreat for Women Psychotherapists and Other Helping Professionals

With Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS

November 8 - 11, 2018
If you are a woman and psychotherapist or other helping professional you are likely in need of some deep self care. You know how your self care can fall by the wayside in your dedication to your work helping others.…

Rest & Relaxation Getaway between July 15th – 29th

Flexible Dates
By popular demand, we are excited to offer Rest & Relaxation accommodations for the week of July 15th-29th  Two night minimum required ( who are you kidding? you won't want to leave...), and you can choose any two nights (or…
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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