OCTOBER 15-18 2020

With ERYT Yoga Instructor, Courtney Connell. All levels welcome!





Yoga Nidra





Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails on 126 Acre Property

Food Options


Gluten Free




High: 72°

Low: 48°



Bring your own tent and bedding for our most affordable retreat option!

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Share a yurt with fellow retreat attendees. Twin beds complete with bedding will be set up for your stay!

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Private Canvas Tent

Stay in a canvas tent complete with beds and bedding for the most affordable private glamping option!

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Have a yurt all to yourself in one of Seven Springs permanent Yurts. Bed(s) and bedding included.

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What's Included?


Along with your selected accommodations your ticket price includes:

  • Transport to and from Airport

  • (Airport and drop off times on agenda)

  • Hot Showers / Bathroom Facilities

  • All Meals

  • Tea and Coffee

  • Daily Yoga Practices

  • Hiking

  • Yoga mats and props

There will be access to electrical outlets to charge phones in common areas. All yurts have electrical outlets. Canvas tents do NOT have electrical outlets.

CEUs Available, Please Request Prior to Attending if needed

What to Pack?

Yoga Mat (optional)

Backpack (to take on hike)

Journal / Pen

Hiking Clothes

Water Bottle

Yoga Clothes (Suggest tight fitting)

Warm Jacket (nights will be chilly)



Light Rain Jacket

Flip Flops

Hiking shoes

(shoes may get wet during hikes)

Warm Pajamas

Additional Clothes based on what you will feel comfortable wearing based on the agenda below





Fresh Fruit

Baked Apples

Various Toppings (Hemp seeds, chia seeds etc.)


Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos

Black Beans

Side Salad


Kitchari (Indian Style Lentils)

Dosa (Indian Style Bread)


Various Toppings

Side Salad

The Venue

The Seven Springs Retreat Center is 126 acres in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Having been passed down through multiple generations, this land has been mindfully and lovingly groomed to be a place of refuge and restoration.

Your Host

Courtney Connell is an ERYT 200 yoga instructor, certified and registered through the Yoga Alliance. She is formally trained in Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Gentle and Nidra. Her passion lies in studying the links between Western Medicine and Eastern Practice while creating mindful sequences to challenge the mind, body and soul. All retreats are blended with 8-limb philosophy, honoring a complete yogic experience.

enhance your retreat


add-on services

Limited availability! Services by special guest Beverly Kennedy. Please book before your retreat!


30 Minutes $50

60 Minutes $95

90 Minutes $130

All sessions by Beverly Kennedy, customized to your needs.

Collagen Mask

Rejuvenate with a collagen face mask. Limited availability


$50 (massage add-on)

Hair & Scalp Treatment

Refresh and Revive


$25 (massage add-on)


Body Buffing


Crystal Essential Oil

Energy Balancing

Private Sound Healing

Custom Pricing (massage add-on)

Special Guest

Beverly Kennedy is a sound healer, reiki master and body work practitioner grounded in the roots of her ancestral traditions and committed to a path of service. She is formally trained in massage, reiki (Usui & Karuna Master), Sound therapy, pranic healing, hot stone, lymphatic drainage, reflexology, cupping, and various other healing techniques. She will be providing sound healing during meditation and the yoga practices as well as Add-on services which can be booked directly with her prior to the retreat.


Though we will try to stick to this agenda, we will not be on a forced timeline (except for flight arrivals and departures!)

Day One

If coming by Plane:

3:00 PM - Pick up at McGhee Tyson Airport (Knoxville Tennessee) - Flight must arrive before 2:30 PM

4:00 PM - Arrive at Seven Springs Retreat Center


If coming by Car:

4:00 PM - Arrive at Seven Springs Retreat Center (there will be plenty of parking available)



5:30 PM - Welcome Circle

7:00 PM - Dinner

8:30 PM - Opening Fire Ceremony

9:00 PM - Meditation (Yoga Nidra)

Day Two

9:00 AM - Breakfast

10:00 AM - Yin Workshop Part 1

1:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM - Free Time to Hike the Grounds

3:30 PM - Yin Flow

5:00 PM - Free Time Before Dinner

7:00 PM - Dinner

8:30 PM - Bonfire

Day Three

9:00 AM - Breakfast

10:00 AM - Yin Workshop Part 2

1:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM - Free Time to Hike the Grounds

3:30 PM - Yin Flow

5:00 PM - Free Time Before Dinner

7:00 PM - Dinner

8:30 PM - Closing Fire Ceremony

Day Four

8:00 AM - Yin Practice

9:00 AM - Breakfast

11:00 AM - Leave for airport

12:30 PM - Drop off at Airport


Helpful Links


What to expect on your first yoga retreat?

What is vinyasa yoga?

What in yin yoga?

What is Yoga Nidra?

What is restorative yoga?

What are the benefits of yoga?

Still have more questions?

Contact Courtney on Instagram @Couryoga or in site's Live Chat

Trip Insurance and liability associated with traveling and participation related to the retreat, we strongly recommend you buy your own trip insurance through World Nomads 

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