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Shamanic Drum Journeys : Spiritual Retreats for Healing and Life Purpose

Personalized Healing Retreats & Explore Deeply Immersions

Awaken Something Powerful Within You.

Do you feel like something is missing – an aspect of yourself that you know will help you to move forward but no matter how much you search, there still feels like there is something missing?


Personalized retreats for aligning with your life purpose to create lasting transformation and permanent healing from within. Learn to live in the present and embrace all of life with long lasting health and strength.

These retreats will help you when you are feeling:

  • Out of sorts, experiencing anxiety or depression
  • Not aligned with your life purpose
  • Unbalanced and discontent with your daily life
  • Foggy headed, having lack of clarity
  • Disconnected in your relationships or unmotivated at work
  • Frustrated in your life or stuck in self-defeating patterns

A World Away from Your Everyday

Leave behind the normality of your everyday life and journey to a place of healing and discovery. Purge yourself of negativity and begin to receive and absorb positive energy from the natural world around you.

View Nature in a Whole New Light

Be able to not just be in nature, but to connect with nature in a way that will allow you to experience healing and the wisdom of your intuitive sense, so that you will be more aware, connected, and conscious in your daily life.

Experience Ancient Healing Wisdom

With shamanic practices you may receive healing and guidance so that you may live your most inspired life.  You will gain insight into your unconscious patterns and beliefs that stand in the way of your most authentic expression. Access the inner wisdom that will help to create a new map that is in alignment with your life purpose and bring clarity, joy, authenticity and fulfillment to your life.

  • Cleanse the mind, heal your body, mind, heart and spirit
  • Experience healing touch & emotional empowerment
  • Come home rested with a new perspective and with enthusiasm for living!
  • Gain clarity, open your heart & stimulate your creativity
  • Reconnect to your most authentic self
  • Consciously create the life you long for
  • Free yourself from the mental limitations that prevent the expression of your true self and purpose
  • Empower yourself with processes to uncover and clear hidden blocks
  • Learn how to move past your stories, integrate emotions in a health way, and release patterns that are holding you back

Private & Customized Healing Retreats | Overnight & Day Packages Available

Powerfully transformative experiences offered in both full immersions with overnight stays or day only packages. These customized retreats provide the perfect set of experiences to help clear the past and move forward, empower yourself, and help you to feel connected, clear, and whole. I strive to harmoniously connect ancient traditions, shamanic healing techniques, and life coaching and practical tools to help navigate our modern world.

For those seeking a greater connection to the meaning of life and desiring wellness for the mind, body, and spirit personalized individual retreats serve to inspire truly life changing experiences.

Activities for the Soul

Those who experience these ancient healing treatments and shamanic techniques report increased levels of self-esteem, energy, and creativity, improved focus and concentration, and a greater overall sense of well-being.

The most valuable investment we can make in life is on our personal and spiritual development. We live in a world where too many people have too little time away from the ubiquitous distractions of our smartphones, constant expectations of self, the demands of others, and reminders of our personal and professional goals.

Why is a Customized Approach So Much Better than Anything Else Out There?

  • I spend time talking with you before you come, really connecting, to find out what’s happening in your life, so your retreat will provide you with insight that you can bring back to your daily life to make changes.
  • Your retreat will combine modern life coaching techniques and ancient Native American traditional healing arts, offering total wellness for mind, body, heart & spirit
  • You will take home tools to continue to maintain and deepen your transformation.

Explore Deeply Retreats, an escape to the stunning mountains of Virginia on a 20-acre private sanctuary. 

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Inspired by traditional healing arts where wellness of body mind and soul intertwine, you will experience holistic therapies for the mind, soul, and spirit.

  • Healing Immersions offer you maps to navigate and tools to find the courage, strength and vision to explore and change the patterns and beliefs keeping you from living the life you desire.
  • A combination of Life Coaching for Soul Purpose Guidance and wellness treatments from the Native American Healing Arts traditions.

This retreat is your chance to sort out your own thoughts and feelings, away from the demands of work, friends and family. You’ll have the focused attention and powerful assistance of Chloë's transformational processes, in a landscape that will nurture your soul.

You will come away with new perspectives, new inspiration and a renewed passion for life. These retreats may also include personal ceremonies for life transitions, healing from grief, clarity for life purpose, and prosperity and abundance rituals.

When you create spaces for your true essence and creative spirit to show up, you open up the part of your brain that holds your most magnificent ideas.

Creative imagination is the capacity to think and act beyond the boundaries of our current selves. To allow ourselves space and time to express our souls creatively is to unlimit our joy and allow ourselves to open to flow.


Healing-Retreat - (Two Nights & Two Days)
The mission of this complete immersion experience is clear–to take you on an unforgettable journey of decompression and rejuvenation to reconnect you to your heart's deepest knowing. During the retreat we unwind a specific pattern or issue and create a new focus to propel you forward with clarity and purpose.

This personalized healing retreat – an Explore Deeply Immersion – is a private experience. Everything is focused on you and your specific needs and your healing & spiritual awakening, while you are immersed in Mother Nature's rejuvenating energies.

Private healing Ceremony & meditation to inspire and uplift and a few surprises!

  • Come home rested with a new perspective and with enthusiasm for living!
  • Gain clarity, open your heart & stimulate your creativity.
  • Free yourself from the mental limitations that prevent the expression of your true self and purpose.
  • Find the courage and vision to live the life of your dreams.
  • Take home tangible tools for continued creation and to ride any storm.

This overnight healing retreat includes 2 nights and one full day healing immersion and one half day soul purpose guidance experience. 

$1500: Subject to scheduling availability, $500 non-refundable deposit required upon booking. If you have questions before booking, please make an appointment here.)

*Please note rustic camping is provided at Skywater Hollow Retreat and access to bathroom and shower facilities. All meals are provided while on retreat. The meals are freshly prepared with love, and mostly vegetarian, using ingredients from our organic garden.

The retreat location is two hour drive from the main airports of Washington DC, or a 3 hour drive from Baltimore International Airport and easily accessible from Pittsburgh PA, Richmond VA, Harrisonburg & Charlottesville VA.


EXPLORE DEEPLY HEALING IMMERSION (Full Day Immersion) - Does Not Include Overnight Stay

Reconnect to your heart's deepest knowing and anchor your visions into your body. Take this day to escape your outer world and explore your inner space while we transform & heal your body, mind, & spirit in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.

Unravel the stories and release the fears around life transitions, receive clear sight and remove the filters of your perception to move forward. Reprogram your energy field and brain neural pathways. Personal ceremonies for difficult life transitions, healing from grief, clarity for life purpose, and prosperity and abundance rituals.
$785 (Schedule an appointment to discuss your healing retreat)


Invite your entire being into a state of wholeness in this half day experience. During this intensive healing session we will unwind a specific pattern or issue and create a new focus to propel you forward with clarity and purpose! Receive personal ceremony for life transitions, healing from grief, clarity for life purpose, and prosperity and abundance rituals.
$385 (Schedule an appointment to discuss your healing retreat)

I released something inside me. I knew this because I could laugh in a lighter way than I have been able to for a long time.
— Renée L

Are You Unable to Attend a Retreat but Would Like Virtual Sessions?

No problem! My goal is help teach you tools that you may use in your daily life and throughout your life so that your transformation is lasting, and leads to a more authentic, satisfying and joyful life. If you are concerned about falling into old, destructive patterns or cycles that keep you from trusting yourself or feeling content, phone sessions can be a good option for support. Healing sessions are available in person as well as remotely via private conference line, because the work is received on an energetic level, sessions are extremely effective even when performed at a distance. 

    • Do You feel stuck? Stuck in a job, a relationship or a life that’s not serving you?
    • Are you wanting to take your life to the next level?
    • Are you searching for your life purpose and ready to move into who you really are?
    • Are you ready to let go of the past and experience more love, abundance and joyful aliveness?

    Something may feel like it is missing, something seems to ache within, but it's difficult to put your finger on what's gone and when you lost it. It’s a longing to feel more alive in every cell. A stronger connection with our core, with who you once were or who you would like to be. It’s feels a bit like the yearning to know that your life makes sense. You want to know that what you are doing in the world and who you are matters. Life coaching and shamanic healing can offer amazing results in just a few sessions.

    Other Healing Offerings: 

    Sample Sessions for Self Growth:

    • Life Healing – Find Your Purpose & Path
    • Emotional Cleansing – Depression/Anxiety
    • Personal Empowerment & Self-Love
    • Family Healing – Forgiveness/Boundaries/Connection
    • Relationship Healing – Divorce/Separation/Clarity
    • Soul Mate or Relationship Enhancement

    • Connect with Nature

    Shamanic teachings guide us to a path of harmony with ourselves, our relationships with others, and with the Earth and its cycles of life, death, and rebirth.


    • Uplift Your Soul

    Shamanic practices will guide you through the process of uplifting your soul through ceremonial experiences. Allow your soul's expression to emerge from within you.

    • Align with Your Divine Purpose

    Part of our life’s journey is to unify the aspects of Body, Mind, Heart, & Spirit. This unity allows us to know our path and walk with grace and ease as we express our true purpose.

    • Heal the Self, Heal the World

    When you release self defeating patterns in order to bring healing to yourself, you also help to transform. In this way, each step you take on the path of life becomes a healing process.

    In retreat you will reconnect with your infinite creative source.

    • Build mutual trust and explore new connections
    • Experience more joy and heightened creative stimulation
    • Reclaim your personal desires
    • Raise your frequency and vibration
    • Recalibrate, invite in harmony and balance
    • Ignite new fires within you
    • Tap your creative energy source
    • Hone your intuitive wisdom
    • Discover mind blowing new solutions from old patterns
    • Learn to alchemize toxic emotions
    • Unearth meaningful connections with self through reflection, creativity, joy and nature

    Would you love to immerse yourself in beauty and experience meaningful connection?

    We don't get our best ideas in work. We get them in play, in nature, in solitude, in rest, and going within!

    You have been called from an inner voice — now it’s time to follow through on listening to the voice within that is softly nudging you towards your wellness. Schedule your Personalized Retreat Today!

    Cranny Crow Overlook, Healing Retreats in the Mountains of Virginia

    Cranny Crow Overlook, Healing Retreats in the Mountains of Virginia

    The retreat is life changing! Forever changed!
    — MK
    Healing Retreats in Virginia


    "After the retreat I currently don't feel stuck . Before I did not have the courage to move forward. I need to keep moving forward, and stop procrastinating. Things may come up as a set back, but I will prevail. I am moving forward. Even though, I am not totally sure of where I am going, I am certain it is in the right direction." — Vickie L

    "The exercises were profound and illuminating. The pace was leisurely with just the right amount of "on to the next thing" push. I loved the hike and the guided journeys. I enjoyed the pacing of the retreat. Loved experiencing the rituals with the drum and receiving smudge.  I appreciated realizing that I love what I am doing. I feel like more will unfold but for now that was very helpful. I also was reminded how important living where I live is such a blessing. Nature is very important to me. Chloë knows what she’s up to and is good at it. I would recommend you to anyone who might be looking for a healing getaway." — Mary M

    "The time away from my everyday life and taking time for me to collect the scattered pieces of myself and calling my spirit back allowed me to refuel myself at the soul level.

    The hike was probably the most enjoyable time.  Feeling the resistances of starting the hike, talking with each other, and reaching the top had more of an impact on me then I thought was possible.I felt it opened me (or cracked me open) to more possibilities that I wasn't even considering.

    Working with Chloe is great. She is supportive and a great story teller (aka healing speaker). Her passion of being in service to others on their life journey is evident in this offering." — Melissa K

    Native American Stone Medicine: Inyan Pejuta

    "My two favorite experiences were receiving stone medicine and journeying by drum/rattle and your guidance.  With the stones, I felt awakened and opened to receiving what was needed, and possibly missing.  It's a bit difficult to explain...but I liken it to chakra opening and patching auric voids.  Working one-on-one and having the opportunity for real-time guided journeys was so beneficial in that the experience was very real...it definitely felt more authentic and helped me very much." Gina S

    "An invaluable aspect was the opportunity to experience the magical land of Skywater Hollow and receive Stone Medicine.  After my retreat, I experienced a profound healing, release and shift around belief systems and patterning that was showing up in my marriage.  After receiving Bury the Soul [Stone Medicine | Inyan Pejuta] I chose life and to live from the place of my souls calling." Marlee F

    "I love how you walk the walk of what you teach.  You take every detail very seriously but with a light heart. Thank you for the work that you do! From a purely financial standpoint I felt the retreat was a good value and I loved the location!"  Renée L

    Intimate Group Retreats are also available through out the year.
    I found the retreat to be replenishing, and I experienced some deep work.
    — RL

    Why is travel so important in the self-discovery process?

    Travel can help you gain clarity when going through major life changes.

    • You're longing to have the kinds of spiritual experiences you've read about.
    • You've tried a lot of healing methods and you're ready to experience lasting transformation.
    • You seeking a greater purpose and meaning of life.
    • You want to learn more about yourself, who you are, and what's possible in this lifetime.
    • You would love to travel, but you don't want to do it alone. 
    • You would love to travel with like-minded people.
    • You would like to connect with other cultures and experience other spiritual traditions.

    Sacred Inca Site, Peru

    Join an Explore Deeply Spiritual Adventure or Creative Vacation to places like:

    • Machu Picchu & Cusco Peru, Spiritual Pilgrimage see details
    • Creative Vacation, Seattle, Washington  see details
    • Spiritual Adventure, Lofoten Islands, Norway, Arctic Circle
    • Spiritual Journey & Creative Retreat, San Juan Islands, Washington
    • Spiritual Adventure, Ireland
    • Spiritual Adventure to The Himalayas, Ranikhet, India

    You can join the mailing list to receive information on upcoming Spiritual Adventures & Creative Vacations (when you join this mailing list you will only receive information on Explore Deeply Retreats, you will not be added to the main mailing list or receive the Explore Deeply Newsletter.) Or you can book an appointment to speak to Chloë about your desires to travel and receive the ancient healing ceremonies during your own personalized Healing Retreat in the mountains of Virginia.

    An experience of a lifetime, sacred pilgrimage to Machu Picchu. You can go → here to see the details of the trip.

    Chloë Rain is a Spiritual Guide & Healer. She is a Certified Native American Healing Arts Practitioner, and an initiate of the Pampamesayok Lineage of Andean Energy Medicine. She has apprenticed under Indigenous Curanderos from the Inca Q'ero lineage and the Amazonian Shipibo Tribe, as well as a Native American Medicine Woman.

    She is trained in multiple healing modalities, such as EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programing) and has received Yoga Instructor & Meditation Instructor certifications and is certified in several other alternative medicine techniques for self healing and personal growth.  

    Chloë offers one-on-one mentorship, healing retreats, and earth based self-development programs, as well as Spiritual Journeys to places like Machu Picchu throughout the year. Please join the newsletter to receive healing resources and announcements of programs, retreats, and spiritual journeys.