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"From this Place Springs Hope for Inner and Global Peace"

Hope Springs Institute is a non-profit retreat center in Appalachian Ohio, cultivating peace through empowered leadership, innovative learning, and personal healing. Our vision is a more peaceful, equitable, and inclusive world. 

To hold sacred space & transformative programming for growth, leadership, & healing while honoring

mind, body, spirit, & earth. 




 We believe in the inherent worth of every individual.

We value healing for ourselves, humankind, and the planet.

We practice theory-based and experiential learning that fosters right relationship.

We believe in respect for ourselves, each other, and the land.

We value the land as a sacred teacher.

We practice an intersectional approach to our work that honors life's natural diversity and the dignity of every being.  

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"The place is sacred and special and I appreciate the staff holding and cultivating

beauty and love here for those who come."

"The place is lovely, energizing and welcoming. Coming from India I

felt most comfortable.

Thank you so much."

"This sacred earth space was perfect, just perfect. Time slows (here) as you need in order to do your work."

"The beautiful and clean rooms are so thoughtfully appointed. The delicious and healthy food is so lovingly prepared and served. And the beauty on the grounds and facilities!"

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