Weekend Retreat

Shrine Mont offers a number of retreats and programs each year.  These are in addition to the hundreds of parish weekends, family reunions, conferences and events held on the mountain.

If you and your family just want to come up for a much needed rest, we are glad to take care of you.  You will have full access to our many amenities and we will feed you with our well known comfort food while you are here.

Shrine Mont is very optimistic that we will be able to welcome our parish retreats in the next few months.  Maybe your parish isn’t ready to travel together, however, we are here and ready to host your family. Shrine Mont recognizes the need to think differently about retreats during the COVID-19 pandemic. We offer “A Place Apart” for meaningful and much needed re-connection.

Click HERE to download a flyer to share with other families who may want to get away too.

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September 2021

Harvesting the Spirit, A Yoga Weekend

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 pm
Shrine Mont, 217 Shrine Mont Circle
Orkney Springs, VA 22845 United States

NEED TIME FOR RENEWAL? This retreat is an invitation to come home to yourself and to reconnect to the inner “you” through yoga practice, expressive dance, massage and music. This weekend will focus on slowing down, breathing and allowing ourselves to harvest our inner spirit and rhythm of our body. Our weekend will include restorative yoga, healing poses, expressive movement, massage and relaxation time, hiking and music by the outdoor fire hearth. Come join us at Shrine Mont located at…

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Mindfulness Meditation Weekend

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - September 26 @ 2:00 pm
Shrine Mont, 217 Shrine Mont Circle
Orkney Springs, VA 22845 United States

Mindfulness seems to be popping up everywhere these days.  But what exactly is it?  Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as awareness, cultivated by paying attention in a sustained and particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. Simply we become aware of the present moment experience.  And when our mind drifts into thinking, we kindly bring our attention back to this present moment.  We use an anchor to help keep us in the present moment.  Breath is frequently used…

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October 2021

Fall Digital Photography (three days!)

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - October 10 @ 2:00 pm

Do you own a digital camera but don’t know exactly how to use it? Are you not totally satisfied with your vacation images and want to learn more about composition and exposure? Then the Digital Photography Weekend at Shrine Mont is for you! Both beginners and advanced participants are welcome. After reviewing the basics of photography, the major settings of your camera like Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO, students can practice by exploring the historic village of Orkney Springs, the magnificent…

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Awaken and Reconnect with Yoga, Reiki, & Reflection

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - October 17 @ 2:00 pm
Shrine Mont, 217 Shrine Mont Circle
Orkney Springs, VA 22845 United States

Come to Shrine Mont for a weekend of movement and soul exploration! Spend three beautiful days in the Shenandoah Valley at Shrine Mont, located  in Orkney Springs, Virginia. We will engage the body, mind and spirit in a quest to awaken and reconnect to ourselves, others, and the Divine. Find rest and renewal through daily meditation and yoga while enjoying the serenity and beauty of this unique mountain sanctuary. As part of our exploration, we will also introduce different healing modalities…

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