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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

Writing from the Heart: Your Memoir

With Billy Chism

August 8 - September 12, 2017
Come ready to write about your life. In our two-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 stories…

Full Moon – 4 day Fall Yoga Retreat

With Kemiko Y. Lawrence, ERYT200

September 7 - 10, 2017
This 4 day, 3 night retreat will feature a deep exploration of the mind, body and soul. With summer waning and fall waxing, natural shifts happen.  The full moon provides us the opportunity to take in the breathtaking night sky. …

Mindfulness Meditation: making friends with your mind

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

September 15 - 17, 2017
  Retreat Description The single most precious asset you have is your ability to focus your attention.  This ability allows life to come into focus and to be experienced deeply. Unfortunately, it seems that in our culture, companies and social…

Reclaiming Your Mojo

With MJ Impastato

September 17 - 22, 2017
"Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about BEING yourself." - MJ Impastato, Mojo Recovery Coach We sometimes get stuck. We don’t even notice we’re spending all our time chasing relationships, jobs, promotions, money. We live as if getting by, making do,…

Devoted Self .:. Rebirthing Breathwork, Instinctual Yoga, & Sound Healing

With Ananda Bologna, Ashby Underwood and Flournoy Holmes

September 22 - 24, 2017
Devotion is a space that opens up within you where there is clarity, simplicity, truth and love.  Devotion to yourself is an active practice, a daily offering to the beauty that is within you and around you at all times,…

Fall Feast For The Senses

With Kim Saunders, founder of Lift Yoga & Therapy

September 29 - October 1, 2017
Reconnect with your heart and soul at the serene sanctuary of Elohee Retreat Center near the lovely village of Sautee Nacoochee.   Escape the demands of daily life as you recharge and nourish your spirit in this fern-filled forest setting, and…

Remembering Your Happy Heart with Loving-Kindness Meditation and A Journey to Deep Peace

With Linda Davis, MSW, RYT

September 30, 2017
  Come away for a day in Elohee's beautiful surroundings where you'll slow down, dive deep into your warm-hearted, peaceful self and come away feeling blissfully rested and spiritually inspired. Come to remember the kind and open heart you called…

Feel The Vibration Fall Retreat

With Angela Beaver and Danielle Hall

October 6 - 8, 2017
Nestled in a tranquil corner just outside of Atlanta GA, is an oasis within which to escape the hectic rhythm of the busy world outside. Join Angela Beaver and Danielle Hall in the North Georgia mountains in the foothills of…

Fall Escape in the North Georgia Mountains

With Irina Walton and Joanna Elkhoury

October 6 - 8, 2017
Witness and absorb the breathtaking colors of the season as we shed off the stress and reconnect with our inner peace. Fall is the time to slow down, draw inwards, and reflect. But more often than not we find ourselves…

Awakening With Nature – A Return to the Authentic Self

With Honor Woodard, BFA, LMT

October 20 - 22, 2017
Join accomplished photographic artist, healer, dream guide and Nature-whisperer Honor Woodard for a  weekend of returning to our true essence with the gentle inspiration of Nature’s embrace. Surrounded by the tranquil beauty of Elohee and shrouded in the colorful vestments…

Introduction to Shamanism – A Residential Spiritual Retreat

With Robinette Kennedy, PhD

October 20 - 22, 2017
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…

Biomimicry Thinking Immersion Workshop

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

October 22 - 27, 2017
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…

Unplug and Recharge – A Tech Free Wellness Weekend for Women

With Prachel Carter

October 27 - 29, 2017
Set within a majestic haven in a lush forest, located in a little artsy town nestled in the North Georgia Mountains, experience a reviving digital detox retreat at the Elohee Center, an enchanting hideaway. With your electronic items stowed away…

JoyFULL Revolution

With Kathy Shaul, Jody “Joy” Rendell, Suzanne Bailey and Cindy Lou Harrington, Singer/Songwriter

October 27 - 29, 2017
Are you feeling stuck or challenged by life right now? Feeling vulnerable or alone, like you just don’t fit anymore? Find room to breathe and the ability to exhale. Be supported as you discover what’s blocking you from your joy…

Mindfulness in the Mountains

With Angela Buttimer, MS, NCC, CHC, RYT, LPC and Dennis Buttimer, M.Ed, RYT, CHC

November 3 - 5, 2017
Atlanta Center for Mindfulness & Well-Being     Join Angela and Dennis Buttimer for a mindfulness and well-being retreat held at Elohee Retreat Center (near Helen, Georgia) in which we will practice meditation, mindful walking, mindful eating, mindful yoga, guided…

Mahapatha Yoga Fall Intensive

With Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP

November 3 - 5, 2017
This retreat will be an opportunity to explore longer and more in-depth practices than is usually offered at most yoga studios. If you have ever wanted to deepen your practice - or explore where yoga can take you - this…

MSC: Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive

With Steven Hickman, PsyD, Aimee Eckhardt, Co-Teacher and Helen Barnes Vantine, Ph.D., Assistant Teacher

November 7 - 12, 2017
For someone to develop genuine compassion towards others, first he or she must have a basis upon which to cultivate compassion, and that basis is the ability to connect to one’s own feelings and to care for one’s own welfare…Caring for others…

Leading with Presence ~ A Professional Workshop Retreat for Women in Business

With Renee Anderson, MS, SPHR, Chandra White, BA, IHC-C, E-RYT 500 and Cynthia Spradlin, MS, PCC, CPC

November 12 - 15, 2017
This retreat is for you if you're a woman in a leadership role or who owns your own company and you'd like to: ➤ Lead more powerfully, effectively and creatively. ➤ Make sound, effective decisions with greater confidence. ➤ Recognize…

Fall 2017 Southeastern Yarn and Yoga Retreat

With Kquvien DeWeese, Theresa Vinson Stenersen, Nell Ziroli and Allison Adams

November 16 - 19, 2017
  Improve your knitting techniques and replenish your body and spirit at this retreat in the beautiful Northeast Georgia Mountains. Yoga practice and knitting workshops each day in a safe and supportive environment. “Sit and Knit with Me”  Intrigued by a tricky pattern? Ready to…

Embodying Presence through the Instincts and the Enneagram: A practice-based inner work retreat

With John Luckovich and Shari L Fox

November 17 - 19, 2017
Our Instinctual Drives, Self-Preservation, Sexual and Social, have an enormous impact on our psychology, our behavior, our feelings and our values. Instincts have long been an area of great study and work within numerous spiritual traditions whose aim has been…

Yogic Imprinting: A Yoga, Health & Wellness Immersion Retreat

With Abbey Brewer, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RPYT

June 8 - 10, 2018
Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind. ~ Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.2 Delve deeper into your yoga journey as we explore the matrix of yoga and its unique and profound ability to override chronic holding patterns both…
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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