Namaste in the mountains yoga retreats

Namaste in the Mountains is coming again!  The next Namaste in the Mountains is scheduled for 13-15 April 2018.

Yoga Retreat at Shrine Mont

Spend three beautiful days in the Shenandoah Valley at the Shrine Mont Retreat Center located in Orkney Springs, Virginia. Disconnect from all distractions and experience serenity in nature in this unique community. All levels are welcome from beginners to advance; there is something for every mind, body and spirit. The mountains are calling. 

About Us

Christine Wells

Christine is an Army veteran, turned yoga teacher.  She spent the past 25 years of her life working for the Army, then she realized there was more to life than climbing the professional ladder.  In 2014, she turned to yoga after running numerous marathons and over training.  Yoga became her life and in 2016 she embarked on a journey to complete 200 hours of yoga teacher training.  She became a registered yoga teacher and started teaching others about the benefits of yoga and how yoga can bring peace to the mind, body and spirit.  In addition to yoga, she loves nature, hiking, gardening and shares bee keeping duty with her husband in Orkney Springs, VA.  Her favorite yoga pose is Vrksasana (Tree Pose).

Briana Reichgott Priester

Briana is an enthusiastic and passionate board certified music therapist (MT-BC), Reike healer and yoga teacher.  She is the founder of Studio B Music for Living, LLC and

Debbie Scalise

Debbie Scalise is a former financial advisor turned yoga instructor.  A yoga student since the late 1980’s, she completed the 200 hour yoga teacher training just recently.  Being a life long student  (and now retired), she has also completed Shiatsu I, II & III and Reiki I & II. She teaches yoga every week at the Preston Lake Club House and at workshops.   Debbie lives in Harrisonburg, Va with her husband Joe and they both spend a lot of time with their children and grandchildren.