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Well Being Retreat Center
"Where Silence Is Expressed"

Having a cup of tea on the deck at Well Being Retreat Center with view of the hillside along the Powell River

Welcome to Well Being Retreat Center
in Tazewell, Tennessee

View from the top of hill at Well Being Retreat Center in Northeast Tennessee with fog in the valley below

The Well Being Retreat Center is a non-profit, non-denominational, independent retreat and wellness center located on 160 acres in rural, scenic Northeast Tennessee surrounded by two miles of the Powell River. We welcome your Yoga, meditation, mindfulness, or wellness retreat and we offer cabin rentals for both individuals and groups.

Our Mission is:

To promote harmony with Nature,

wellness of body & peace of mind.

We welcome and appreciate your tax-deductible donations.

Your donation is greatly appreciated!

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Event Spotlight

a Weekend Retreat of Meditation and Inquiry

with Don Oakley and Patty Bottari

October 13-15, 2023

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Well Being Retreat Center is offering a weekend silent Retreat led by Don Oakley, author of "It's Time to Wake Up Now: The Top Ten Myths that Can Hijack Spiritual Awakening," a five star rated book on Amazon, and by Patty Bottari, a Director of Well Being Foundation and longtime employee and student of both Adyashanti and Byron Katie. ​

The retreat will begin with check-in on Friday afternoon October 13th and will end mid-day on Sunday October 15th.  Cost $195 per person including lodging, tuition, two full service meals, and coffee, teas and snacks throughout.

Consider Well Being Retreat Center for your next group or personal retreat. We have re-opened our main Conference Building with Meeting Hall and Dining Room, expansive decks and full service bathrooms. The 1,800 square foot, open-air Powell River Pavilion on the riverbank is an alternative space for event sessions immersed in Nature.

The eleven Cabins and six Cabinettes can accommodate up to 38 people and we have a licensed campground with sleeping "AT" shelters and full service bathrooms nearby.


Retreat Center Accommodations

The main Conference Building has a large, vaulted, air-conditioned Meeting Room with views across the Powell River valley. Our main Commercial Kitchen, Dining Room and large deck allow meal service for up to 40 people. An alternative meeting spcae is the Powell River Pavilion, an 1,800 square foot open-air facility directly on the banks of Powell River. 

More info here.

Yoga at dawn on the hilltop at Well Being Retreat Center in Northeast Tennessee.

A Perfect Setting for Your Next Retreat


Well Being Retreat Center is steeped in Nature with distant mountain views and quiet river walks, has eleven comfortable cabins and six cabinettes can sleep from 36 to 40 guests depending on the number of couples. The Meeting Room is 1,000 square feet and can accommodate about 28 Yoga Mats. Our open-air Powell River Pavilion offers a large open-sided covered space with plenty of air circulation. Our commercial kitchen serves fresh, mostly organic, often on-farm, meals either vegetarian or non-vegetarian or both. More information on Facilities Rental for retreats here.

A colorful homemade lunch served at Well Being Retreat Center in Tazewell, TN

Wellness & Good Food immersed in Nature

Everything at Well Being Retreat Center supports health and wellness: wellness of body, wellness of mind, and, of course, wellness of spirit. The land is quiet enough that you can hear a deer rustling from across the river, or an owl calling from a mile away, or hear the breeze in the trees. The earth-sheltered cabins are low EMF and the beds are very comfortable. Meals are fresh, flavorful, gluten-free and healthy. More information of Retreat Meals here

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Well Being's (Mostly) Silent Weekend Retreats


Well Being Retreat Center offers weekend Retreats nearly every month. These retreats include silent sittings, guided meditations, a discourse and Q&A with Don Oakley and some sharing led by Patty Bottari.


Please go HERE to see the dates of upcoming retreats

Photo of a Meditator gazing at the Powell River at Well Being Retreat Center in Tazewell, TN

Personal Retreats


Give yourself the gift of a Personal Retreat at Well Being Retreat Center. Stay in one of the comfortable cabins, prepare your own meals on your own schedule in your cabin, wake up to the serenity of the Cumberland Mountains, go for a walk along the two miles of river frontage, explore Nature, commune with the deer, go for a paddle, and return home refreshed.

Tiny Houses at Well Being Retreat Center

Cabin Rentals


There are eleven Cabins for rent at Well Being Retreat Center. All have comfortable beds, furnished kitchenettes, full baths with unlimited hot water, vaulted exposed pine ceilings and tile floors. Note that these cabins don't have TV's and cell service is spotty. The cabins are intended for those who wish to spend some quiet time in Nature. If your intent is to party, this is not the right place. Please no smoking, pets, or illicit drugs.Two night minimum. $90 to $130 per night. More info on Cabin Rentals here.  

Map of Cabin Locations

Videos about Well Being Retreat Center

Contact Well Being Retreat Center: or at 423-626-9000 for more information

GPS Address:  557 Narrows Road, Tazewell, TN  37879

Mailing Address:  376 Well Being Circle, Tazewell, TN  37879

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