At Movement Works, Movement Works for Every Body

Retreat Details

About your instructors

Our retreat will be directed by Nancy Smith, the artistic director of Movement Works. Sound and Reiki healing will be led by Teresa Yates of Cloud 9 Reiki and Vibrational Sound Therapy and Hillary Carlisle of Great Love Health is our Ayurveda specialist. Each instructor’s bio is available on our site under the FACULTY tab if you would like more information about each teacher.


At Movement Works we understand the importance of dedicating time to personal growth and development, which is why we created this mini holistic weekend retreat, offering you the opportunity to bond and explore with others who have a similar mindset.

By taking part in our offerings, which include classes, workshops, healing sessions, focused meditations, and journaling; you will rejuvenate your body, lighten your mind, embrace your emotions, and refresh your perspective and lens on life.

In addition to offering a variety of class options ranging from yoga to Ayurveda and more individual slots are made available for vibrational sound therapy or a personalized Reiki session. Our retreat will be held both indoors and outdoors at Movement Works and includes lunch on Saturday. Also we take a an excursion to a scenic, coastal property where you will be guided through various self-reflective activities.

This retreat is designed for those ages 18 and older and for those of all levels of physical skills and previous experience with movement, exercise and yoga.  This retreat offers something for everyone simply by being, by allowing, and by feeling.

Space is limited to 20 participants.


Yoga. Guided Meditation. Sound Healing and Bathing. Ayurveda. Reiki. Journaling. Fitness. Q & A.

Things to Bring

Yoga mat and any props needed such as a yoga block, strap, and blanket or towel.  Water bottle and snacks. A change of clothes.  A light jacket, hat, shoes or sandals for walking in the woods and shelled beach areas, and sunscreen for our outdoor excursion.

Time slots for Individualized Sound or Reiki Healing will also be made available. Please coordinate your 30 minute session with Teresa Yates.


Our studio is located one mile from the NC/SC state lines. If you are not a local and in need of accommodations we will be happy to share recommendations. If you have questions please do reach out and we will be happy to help you decide which locale is best for your stay.