Elohee Mountains in fall
  • 1-Small Private Room/Shared Bath – $1,213.00
  • 1-Single Occupancy/1 King Bed/Private Bath – $1,506.00
  • 1-Double Occupancy/1 King Bed/Private Bath (Price is per person) – $1,213.00
  • 1-Double Occupancy/2 Twin Beds/Private Bath (Price is per person) – $1,213.00

Price includes the course fee, room, meals, and grounds fee but does not include taxes. Full price is shown upon selection of room type prior to registering. A 40% deposit is due at the time of registration with full payment due 2 weeks prior to the retreat start date. If you are interested in tent camping, please email us at info@elohee.org for more information. Registration closes 3 days prior to the retreat start date.

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Date & Time Details: Check-in begins at 3 p.m. on Thursday and check-out is at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Location: Elohee Center - Mandala Hall

Address: 251 Elohee DriveSautee Nacoochee, Georgia 30571

What to Expect: To help deepen your retreat experience, Elohee does not provide televisions or internet access (unless you bring your own hotspot). Cell phone service is excellent for AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. Your car will be left in a secured parking lot, and you will be shuttled up to your room upon arrival and shuttled back down to your car at departure. Shuttle service to your car is available at any time. All facilities at the top of the mountain are within a 5 minute walk of each other, with some gravel roads. 2 cottage rooms are ADA compliant, and all cottage rooms are on ground level.

Mindful Life Retreat *Now Three Nights!*

With Amanda McCall, LPC

October 5 - 8, 2023

Join Amanda McCall, LPC for this relaxing and transformative retreat that is currently held only once a year.

From the beginner to those experienced in mindfulness, all will walk away rejuvenated and imbued with the powerful knowledge of how to use mindfulness and related skills to be more calm, focused, and joyful at work and at play. If you have felt the effects of stress and/or anxiety in your life lately, this will be a wonderful opportunity to learn how to feel better and boost your resiliency going forward!

Surrounded by nature and the profound serenity that Elohee provides, you will have ample opportunity to process your transformation. With sessions specifically focused on how to apply these practical skills in daily life, you will feel confident in your ability to begin using your new skills to reduce stress and be at your best.

***Every activity is completely optional. All participants should feel free to make their retreat experience what they would like***

Included in the retreat:

  • Multiple learning sessions each day with Amanda, including guided relaxation and visualization exercises.
  • Plenty of free time to soak up the relaxing and transformative qualities of Elohee’s grounds and facilities.
  • Enriching discussions on how to apply mindfulness and related skills in real life.
  • Optional Massage/ Spa services *not included in program fee*.
  • Optional yoga classes on Friday and Sunday.
  • Healthy, chef-prepared meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, accommodating a variety of diets including vegetarian, vegan, omnivore, and pescatarian.  Gluten free options are available as well.
  • Guided nature walk through Elohee’s diverse ecosystems featuring a 100ft mountainside waterfall.
  • Lodging in Elohee’s beautiful and serene cottages.  Click here to view:https://elohee.org/bald-mountain/cabins/.

This retreat will be especially helpful to you if you….

  • Are smart and capable, but sometimes your mind “gets in the way”.
  • Are often stressed out.
  • Find that your mind is rarely in the present moment.
  • Have difficulty focusing on tasks at times.
  • Have difficulty falling asleep at night.
  • Are not finding the enjoyment you used to experience with friends and loved ones.
  • Are interested in how to use mindfulness to be your best self.

The outcomes you can expect from this retreat are….

  • Rejuvination of mind, body, and spirit.
  • A significantly relaxed nervous system.
  • Improved ability to fall asleep at night.
  • Confidence in your ability to cope with life’s challenges with more ease.
  • Newfound connections with other like-minded individuals.
  • The option to receive further guidance and support from Amanda after the retreat via group or one-on-one coaching sessions.  *Not included in program fee.*

Retreat Schedule


  • 3:00-4:00pm- Check in with Elohee staff
  • 5:00-6:00- Welcome/ Intro to Awareness(Location-Mandala Hall)
  • 6:00-7:00- Dinner
  • 7:00-8:30pm- Mindfulness for Relaxation- including mindfulness exercise for better sleep


  • 8:00-9:00am- Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:30- Breathing Techniques for improved focus including 10-minute Breathing Meditation
  • 9:30-10:30- Formal vs. Informal Mindfulness. How to incorporate both into your day.
  • 10:45-12:00- Restorative Yoga with Charlene Hammerson
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00- 3:00 Break Time for optional massage and spa appointments, naps, etc.
  • 3:00-5:00- Staying focused using mindfulness in everyday life- navigating schedules, responsibilities, relationships, etc with more energy and ease **includes 15-minute break**
  • 6:00-7:00- Dinner
  • 7:00-8:00- Mindfulness for Peace and Contentment


  • 8:00-9:00- Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:15- Morning meditation
  • 9:15-10:30- Putting it all Together/ Guided exercise to help with integration of what you have learned so far
  • 10:45-12:00- Guided Nature Walk
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch
  • 1:00- 3pm- Break Time for optional massage and spa appointments, naps, etc.
  • 3:00-5:00- Mindful Communication and Boundaries in Relationships *Includes 15-minute break*
  • 6:00-7:00- Dinner
  • 7:00-8:30- Bonfire- Community and Discussion Time


  • 8:00-9:00- Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:15- Morning meditation
  • 9:15-10:00- Closing session with final notes from Amanda and encouragements for going forward
  • 10:00-11:00- Time for packing up to leave
  • 11:00-12:00- Hatha Yoga with Charlene Hammerson
  • 12:00-1:00- Lunch and Goodbyes

For more information about the program, contact Amanda McCall at amanda@Amanda-McCall.com.

Check out our Elohee guest information FAQ here.

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Amanda McCall, LPC
Amanda is a licensed psychotherapist and owner of a private practice in Athens, GA where she specializes in stress, anxiety, relationships, focus, and productivity. She has been teaching mindfulness techniques for over 15 years and enjoys incorporating these skills with…
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