Columbus Georgia

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  • Jan Willis

    Jan Willis
    Jan Willis
    Your guide
    Nov 7, 2019 (1 day)
    In this talk, respected scholar and practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism, Professor Jan Willis, will speak to us about the overall message and central teachings of Buddhism and about how she sees these teachings as calling upon each of us to become “engaged” in some form of activism that will help to make this world a better place–for us and those coming after us.
  • Marcia Wang Shibata

    Marcia Wang Shibata
    Marcia Wang Shibata
    Your guide
    Nov 22 - 24, 2019 (3 days)
      Discover and cultivate the source of creativity. Learn how to express this in flower arranging. Kado is a meditative, contemplative understanding of self, nature, space and perception. Kado means “The Way of Flowers”. The Flower Way began in China over 2000 year ago. When it was introduced and assimilated into Japan, the Japanese word “Ikebana” arose, meaning, “living…
  • Norma Harris MA, PhD, MA

    Norma Harris MA, PhD, MA
    Norma Harris MA, PhD, MA
    Your guide
    Nov 23, 2019 (1 day)
    You are invited to a day of speechless quiet. We will engage in meditation and contemplation including sitting, walking, and body movement led by an experienced practitioner. 10:00AM – 12:00 noon: Sitting / Walking Meditation 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM: Silent Lunch – Bring your own 1:00PM – 3:00PM: Lujong (physical movement) Contemplation Meditation 3:00PM – 3:30PM Tea…
  • Katrina Julia

    Katrina Julia
    Katrina Julia
    Your guide
    Jan 17 - 19, 2020 (3 days)
    Create a Life + Business You Love. Health + Wealth + Biz All in One.We include the tips, tools and technology for you to create at the event.You will create, transform and inspire hands on!All the details:http://bit.ly/creationclubweekend
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  • Norma Harris MA, PhD, MA

    Norma Harris MA, PhD, MA
    Norma Harris MA, PhD, MA
    Your guide
    Dec 26 - 30, 2019 (5 days)
    You are invited to a day of speechless quiet. We will engage in meditation and contemplation including sitting, walking, and body movement led by an experienced practitioner. 10:00AM – 12:00 noon: Sitting / Walking Meditation 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM: Silent Lunch – Bring your own 1:00PM – 3:00PM: Lujong (physical movement) Contemplation Meditation 3:00PM – 3:30PM Tea…
  • Ongoing
    We invite Habitat and Fuller Center staff, board and homeowners to spend time at the birthplace of your organizations — the recommended stay is a minimum of two nights, but we can accommodate up to a full week. We recommend a minimum of four participants.   Koinonia will work with you to design the agenda for your stay. Perhaps you will want time for rest and reflection. The farm is a quiet…
  • Ongoing package (2 days)
    Lunch: Monday through Friday You won’t go away hungry. We’re continually working to grow healthy food and share it with others. Lunch is served in our dining hall at noon, Monday through Friday. Tour: Monday through Saturday There is much to see at the farm. Want to know how pecans are harvested? Let us walk you through our three pecan plants and explain the process. A favorite stop along the…
  • Ongoing
    This popular option includes both work and learning. Guests join us from 3, 4, 5 up to 14 days. You perform, right along side us, the daily tasks around the farm. You also have the option to attend talks given by community members during your stay and are welcome to join us for worship and community meals. Some use this time to sponsor and perform a needed work project as a gift to the community.…
  • Ongoing
    Groups interested in a short visit are welcome. Perhaps you are just passing through and need a comfortable place to lay your head or you have come to visit area sites. In addition to historical Koinonia Farm, you can visit nearby Plains, Georgia for President Jimmy Carter’s Historical Sites, Andersonville Prison, Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village, the Albany Civil Rights Institute or…
  • Ongoing
    From its founding in 1942, Koinonia Farm has been committed to pacifism, radical sharing and the sister/brotherhood of all people. Members work to understand and live the Sermon on the Mount — arguably the most challenging peace and social justice document ever written. The history and present day activities of Koinonia Farm are worth studying, but ours is but one of several peace and social…
  • Ongoing package (2 days)
    Our Dining Hall is available for rental Monday through Saturday for banquets, parties, and meetings. Cost is $100 for 2 hours. Additional hours are charged at the same rate. Room capacity is 100 guests. Use of the kitchen is not included. Our Reading Room is available for rental Monday through Saturday for meetings. Cost is $100 for 2 hours. Additional hours are charged at the same rate. Room…
  • Ongoing
    Individuals interested in a short visit are welcome. Perhaps you are just passing through and need a comfortable place to lay your head or you are in town to visit family and friends who live in the area or right here on the farm. In addition to historical Koinonia Farm, maybe you have come to visit President Jimmy Carter’s Plains, Georgia, Andersonville Prison, Habitat for Humanity’s Global…
  • Mandy Roberts

    Mandy Roberts
    Shari L Fox

    Shari L Fox
    Mandy Roberts +1
    Your guides
    Feb 1 - 5, 2020 (5 days)
    Escape to Central America for a wild adventure for the soul.  On this 5-day co-ed oceanside soul vacation we’ll journey to La Costa del Bálsamo for cultural experiences, local flavors and undiscovered beauty. A Condé Nast “best kept secret,” this unspoiled El Salvadorian coastline takes its name from the aromatic oil of the balsam tree. Enveloped by friendly faces and an abundance of…
  • Brion & Karen Craig

    Brion & Karen Craig
    Brion & Karen Craig
    Your guide
    Feb 14 - 16, 2020 (3 days)
    Couples, are you ready to do something different and exciting this Valentine’s Day that will take your relationship to the next level? Are you ready to deepen, renew and transform your relationship into a fun, juicy, exciting and passion filled experience? Has your relationship been affected by the pressures of life… children, family, career demands, financial pressures, or…
  • Shalan Hill

    Shalan Hill
    Shalan Hill
    Your guide
    Nov 1 - 3, 2019 (3 days)
    Unwind and unplug from the daily grind at the Elohee Retreat Center in the North Georgia mountains. We’ll shed the stress as Shalan soothes your Spirit in 4 yummy yoga classes. Our yoga practice gets us into our bodies and clears our minds, then Mother Nature will do the rest in this weekend of healing. The retreat center is on top of Bald Mountain with incredible views of the peak fall leaves…
  • Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP

    Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP
    Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP
    Your guide
    Nov 8 - 10, 2019 (3 days)
    Hello, I’m Douglas Johnson E-RYT 500, YACEP, and I’ve been teaching yoga, meditation and chanting for over two decades now. I have studied with some of the world’s best teachers, and on this retreat, I want to share with you the foundational yoga practices of what I call Mahāpatha Yoga. While these practices are basic, they are just as transformative as more advanced techniques…
  • Katrina Julia

    Katrina Julia
    Katrina Julia
    Your guide
    Oct 15 - 22, 2020 (8 days)
    Create a Life + Business You Love. Health + Wealth + Biz All in One.We include the tips, tools and technology for you to create at the RETREAT.You will create, transform and inspire hands on!This retreat will fill up! Early bird pricing includes all the below PLUS: swag bags, and post event online mastermind in health, wealth, business!Your retreat includes your airport transfers, private…
  • Matthew L. Mitchelson, PhD

    Matthew L. Mitchelson, PhD
    Matthew L. Mitchelson, PhD
    Your guide
    Dec 13 - 15, 2019 (3 days)
    Welcome, Joy Seeker!  The Geography of Joy retreat invites you.  Are you willing to seek and spread Joy? Who: This 3-day retreat is for you if you are: willing to invest time, energy, and attention in your Joy; open to meeting a wonderful, welcoming group of like-minded people in a space of non-judgement; and, curious about finding and celebrating your place of safety and empowerment in this…
  • Jan 10 - 12, 2020 (3 days)
    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 Johnson Our New Year 2020 Retreat is an opportunity to step away from our daily responsibilities and tending to everyone else. It is a chance to reconnect to our bodies, minds,…
  • “In a world of endless questions, love is the only answer." Matt Kahn
  • Helen Barnes Vantine, Ph.D.

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

    Stephanie Swann, Ph.D., LCSW
    Helen Barnes Vantine, Ph.D. +1
    Your guides
    Mar 26 - 29, 2020 (4 days)
    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 we will begin by settling into the quiet space of Elohee and the beauty of Bald Mountain. Using the nature that surrounds us as our guide, we…
  • Shari L Fox

    Shari L Fox
    Mandy Roberts

    Mandy Roberts
    Shari L Fox +1
    Your guides
    Apr 24 - 26, 2020 (3 days)
    Be part of the transformative power of being live and in-person together.  Open to receive with a weekend of discovery, possibilities and renewal. We’ll explore growing through life, listening to our intuition and planting new seeds of change. Embrace all of who you are and bloom where you are planted! “PHENOMENAL WOMAN, THAT’S ME.” –MAYA ANGELOU Wake up to presencing meditations…
  • Nov 14 - 17, 2019 (4 days)
    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 interventions rooted in a variety of theoretical orientations supporting the use of play as an effective agent of change, growth and healing. The…
  • Helen Barnes Vantine, Ph.D.

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

    Stephanie Swann, Ph.D., LCSW
    Helen Barnes Vantine, Ph.D. +1
    Your guides
    Mar 27 - 29, 2020 (3 days)
    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 an introduction (or review) of lovingkindness practice. This part of the retreat will follow the traditional method of lovingkindness practice,…
  • Kristen Carlson RYT 200, M.A. Literary Studies

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

    Reanna Livingston E-RYT 500 + YACEP,…
    Kristen Carlson RYT 200, M.A. Literary Studies +1
    Your guides
    May 29 - 31, 2020 (3 days)
    “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 can ignite your creative fire and re-awaken your authentic voice. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Sautee Nacoochee, you can find a new…
  • Jun 12 - 14, 2020 (3 days)
    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 emotionally?  Or perhaps, a safe space to reclaim your purpose and passion . . . or just be? At last, registration is open for a retreat that has become a favorite with YANA (you are…
  • Shari L Fox

    Shari L Fox
    Mandy Roberts

    Mandy Roberts
    Shari L Fox +1
    Your guides
    Sep 25 - 27, 2020 (3 days)
    Be part of the transformative power of being live and in-person together.  Learn to navigate the world within and around you during this transformational Women’s Weekend Retreat. This weekend invites an opportunity to slow down, to rest and renew, to be supported by life, and to open to new beginnings. “PHENOMENAL WOMAN, THAT’S ME.” –MAYA ANGELOU Wake up to presencing meditations and…

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