Hope Springs is a 501c3 Not for Profit Retreat Center in Ohio's Southern Appalachian foothills providing intentional space for mindful, creative and healthy private group retreats. Hope Springs also sponsors profoundly transformational workshops on topics which include women's issues, empowered leadership, and personal growth.

Change Agents Leadership Laboratory

A Collaborative Journey Toward Peace and Social Action
First on-site session, March 5-10, 2019
Sign up Now! Time is running out.
The 2019 cohort group is forming and we invite you to be in it.

This is an opportunity to join your passion, your talent, your curiosity with the needs of your community and the world - to bring your project or discover your project that will be one more step toward a more peaceful world, one more step toward justice for all.

You will join a group of cohorts bringing and discovering their projects and have an opportunity to support them as they support you. Together, you will have a much bigger impact on change that heals.

Don't let the cost keep you away. If you have the will and the passion to make this commitment, we will work with you to make CALL affordable. Contact us at 937-587-262 or jules@hopespringsinstitute.org. Read More.



What People are Saying

The beauty of the people who work here
The Spirit of the Land
The love all around is what makes Hope Springs very special
This was my first time here. I will return.
I felt so loved and cared for in all ways.

~ Retreat attendee

"This experience has has brought me greater clarity and confidence about my life’s purpose – in many ways, on many levels."         

~CKM, Jacksonville, Florida


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Featured Retreats & Programs


Recharge & Renew: A Yoga Retreat for Non-Yogis

January 11 - 13, 2019
This retreat is for you if interested in getting away for a weekend, while doing a little yoga and talking with good people about how to make 2019 more awesome for yourself. Maybe you are dealing with stress or work burnout, and want to create more balance. Perhaps you are managing a chronic medical condition, and want to find simple ways to add more movement into your daily routine. You might be ready to make a change related to diet and exercise, or you may just want a weekend away to do some yoga, soak in the hot tub, and relax. Read More

Hope Springs: Proprioceptive Writing

February 1-3, 2019
Explore the principles of meditative writing. Discover the wonder of unhindered thought and the pleasure of getting it down on paper. Mary Bok, a farmer, writer and teacher from Camden, Maine gently leads the way. Read More


HopeSprings: Enter the Quiet - Silent Retreat for Women

February 15-17, 2019
In our busy lives, we rarely experience an extended period of quiet… of simply Being. For this weekend retreat, we create a space of Quietness for ourselves in the midst of community. We commit to ourselves and to each other our support, respect and presence. As we let go of speaking, we experience our connections to ourselves, to nature, and to one another in a completely different way. Read More