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Dahlonega Spa Resort Retreat Spring 2017

December 7, 2016  |  Category: Featured, Retreat, Workshops

March 31 – April 2, 2017

Near Atlanta, but a world away from the noise and sprawl. Here you can rock on the porch and take in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sip herbal tea to the soft tinkle of tuned chimes. Wander wooded trails.  Circle the labyrinth. Soak in the outdoors, literally, in a Jacuzzi at the forest’s edge. Unplug in rooms with neither telephones nor televisions. Indulge in a healing massage or an aromatic body wrap. Or both. See how a yoga and qigong will help rebalance mind, body and spirit. Enjoy an inviting opportunity to simply be.

What is included?dahlonegaretreat
All Meals
All Yoga, Qigong and Meditation Sessions
And, lots more!

Participants will need to arrange their own transportation to and from the resort.

Extra add-ons:
Spa Treatments
Wine Tasting

Double Occupancy Cabin: $485 per person (3 cabins available) 2 Queen Beds
Double Occupancy West Wing: $455 per person (5 rooms available) 1 King or 2 Twin Beds
Single Occupancy Main Inn: $585 Queen (2 rooms available)
Single Occupancy Cabin: $646 King (1 cabin available)

Payment Plan is available for a $20 extra charge to cover processing.
$100 Deposit is required to reserve your space. Deposit is non-refundable.

Click here to complete your registration form.
Click here to make a payment or set up your payment plan.


What to bring:
Yoga mat – the resort has mats available, but you may wish to bring your own
Comfortable clothes for yoga and qigong classes
Hiking shoes and clothes (layers are best)
Water bottle
Bathing suit for the outdoor jacuzzi




Tentative Schedule:

Friday – Check in after 3:00 PM
Resort Orientation
Intention Setting by the Fire Pit
Restorative Yoga Class

Morning Meditation
Yoga Class
Afternoon Free to enjoy the resort, spa services or visit Dahlonega
Qigong Class
Wine Tasting (optional)
Qigong for Sleep

Sunday – Check out by noon
Qigong Walking Meditation
Closing Ceremony

Hot Stone Restorative Yoga

November 11, 2016  |  Category: Workshops

Join Neila, Sunday, December 4th from 3-5 PM, for a blishotstonecarasful restorative hot stone yoga class. Your body will melt into your mat with the assistance of hot stones and sandbags. You will get so relaxed you may even fall asleep. With the holiday season around the corner, this is a great workshop to let everything go. Comfortable clothing is recommended. Space is limited. Please sign up online to reserve your place in this class.

Cost is $35/person. Members receive a 10% discount!

POSTPONED~Drumming Circle and World Music Performance

September 20, 2016  |  Category: Workshops

glennanthonyGlenn Anthony Music and
Launch Awareness Yoga Centre presents:

Drums in the Round,
October 16th, 3-4:30 PM, $15

Drumming is a great way for a community to come together. Every organic being in the universe has a natural rhythm. Drums in the Round led by Glenn will help you reconnect with your own rhythm as well as connect with others in the circle.

Some studies show that drumming accelerates physical healing, boosts the immune system, produces feelings of well-being and even has a calming effect on people suffering from Autism, Alzheimer’s and various traumatic experiences. Glenn leads a circle of drummers and percussionists all levels (no experience necessary) through hand drum basics (technique, posture, tones) and several traditional rhythms. Feel free to BYOD!

World Music Performance, October 16, 5-6 PM, $30

In general, music utilizing a wide range of cultural instruments, styles, and ethnic influences is called “World Music”.

Glenn performs his unique solo show “Music From All Sides” featuring a fusion of traditional and modern instruments and styles.

Guaranteed to be an enjoyable evening!

Meditation and Mandalas

August 16, 2016  |  Category: Workshops

mandalaJoin Jane, September 18th from 2-5 PM, as she leads a guided meditation with a few restorative yoga poses. We will follow the meditation with a mandala painting class. BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage) and be prepared to relax and have fun. All supplies will be provided. This 3-hour workshop is $55/person. Sign up early so we have an accurate amount of supplies for you!

Music Meditation and Relaxation

June 21, 2016  |  Category: Workshops

“When AbuwanWorkshopthe body feels at rest is when the body heals the best”

Join Glenn Abuwan as he leads us on this journey. Grace will begin and end this 2-hour workshop with a short Qigong practice. The cost is $45 and is scheduled for July 17th. PLEASE register as soon as possible so we will have an accurate attendance list for both Glenn and Grace.


Music Meditation – Sonic Relaxation (MMSR) is a musically guided, meditative journey through the color of sound.  Soundwaves generated from beautiful, acoustic, world instruments act as carrier waves for intention (from the practitioner to the participants) of relaxation and well-being.

Each session is an adventure into the realm of sonically stimulated meditative travel.

Participants usually experience deep relaxation, active sleep, or visionary dreaming during this MMSR session.

MMSR has two components (detailed below):
1. The passive music relaxation session
2. The optional interactive lecture/workshop

1.  Participants sit or lie down with eyes closed while being sonically bathed with soothing sounds of a collection of wind, string, and percussion instruments from around the world.
2.  Participants learn some of the history of musical healing, practice a few techniques (simple rhythmic movement, various vocal tonings, relaxation breathing)

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