Synchronicity Foundation for Modern Spirituality International Retreat and Meditation Center

About This Center

Synchronicity Sanctuary is the Headquarters for Synchronicity Foundation for Modern Spirituality’s International Meditation and Retreat Center and Stillpointe Monastery. 

Located in Virginia’s Scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, the 450-acre sylvan retreat is just 45 minutes south of Charlottesville.  It is home to the Synchronicity monastic community and offers ample guest facilities for retreat participants in a tranquil, rustic setting.

It was the location’s powerful energetic enhanced by quartz crystal that goes deep into the earth that drew our Founder, Master Charles Cannon, to this location initially. Over the years he and the resident monastic community built and maintained this powerful energy field through their consistent holistic focus and daily practice of Synchronicity High-Tech Meditation. 

After his death, Master Charles’ successor, Brother Ben, and resident staff continue to share their collective experience of living a balanced, holistic meditative lifestyle with hundreds of retreat visitors every year. 

Our Center also invites like-minded individuals to take advantage of the many benefits available at our facility for their classes, trainings and retreats.  Contact us for information and pricing.


In a modern world full of fear, conflict, anxiety and stress, people seek spiritual answers to bring wholeness and fulfillment to their lives. At Synchronicity Sanctuary, we teach modern spirituality, holistic lifestyle and High-Tech Meditation to all people from all backgrounds who choose to live in a world of love, peace and cooperation and realize their greatest potential. 

We accomplish our mission through a shared vision of bringing wholeness to life experience through education, holistic lifestyle practices, such as meditation, and retreat experiences.


The vision of Synchronicity Foundation is to bring balance, wholeness and fulfillment to the lives of all people through the study and practice of Modern Spirituality as taught by our Founder, Master Charles Cannon and carried on by his chosen successor, Brother Ben.

Synchronicity Contemporary Meditation Soundtracks combine science with the ancient art of meditation…I found them to have an immediate effect, both calming and expanding, from the very first moment of hearing them…of all the meditation soundtracks I have listened to over the last few years, I have never experienced any that delivered this particular noticeable effect so quickly. - Carol Kramer, Editor Body, Mind and Spirit

Venue Highlights

Beautiful, serene walking trails throughout the Sanctuary
Onsite dining in the dining hall
High-Tech meditation hall
Lounge with cafe
Adequate space with sound system and projection and video recording capability for yoga sessions, classes and trainings
Video recording and photo studio
Therapy rooms for private consultations and bodywork
Yagna (A sacred fire ritual that happens every Sunday)
Holistic protocols including: massage/bodywork, acupuncture, reflexology, shiatsu, Thought Field Therapy (TFT Tapping), Awakened Heart, Core Energetix, and Acoustic Meridian Intelligence (AMI)
Book and gift stores


*Private rooms with a shared bath
*Shared rooms with a shared bath
*Private suites with a private bath (can accommodate up to 4 people)


  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free


All organic, gluten-free meals. Vegetarian and vegan diets accommodated.


LOCATION: 2610 Adial Road, Faber, VA, USA.
Synchronicity Foundation Sanctuary is in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Central Virginia. The nearest airport is Charlottesville.

Take 29 South from Charlottesville.
After approx. 22 miles - look for the sign "Nelson County Wayside".
Shortly after this, turn right at Route 6 West.
Follow Route 6 for about 2 miles.
Turn left at 634 (Adial Road).
Continue about 2.5 miles - pass the Acorn Inn and enter the Sanctuary via the second entrance on your right.

Take Rt. 64 West towards Charlottesville.
Take Exit #107 (Rt. 250 Crozet).
Turn left at exit ramp stop sign.
Follow Rt. 250 for approx. 4 miles.
Turn left at Rt. 151.
Follow Rt. 151 for approx. 11 miles into Nellysford.
Just past Wells Fargo Bank - turn left at Rt. 634 (aka Adial Road).
Drive approximately 2.5 miles on Adial Road.
Synchronicity Sanctuary is on your left just a few hundred feet past Lakeland Lane.
Turn left at the Synchronicity Foundation sign and use the parking areas that are both to the right and the left of the entrance road.

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

Embodied realization. Kaycie

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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