Human Potential Institute - ICF-Accredited Life Coach Training

Be Empowered

A Professional Coaching & Leadership Purpose Retreat

Be Empowered is an experiential, nature-based retreat for anyone who is committed to living and coaching from their Whole Self.

If you sense you are not living a life reflective of your potential. If you have a yearning to reconnect with nature. If you are being moved to live deeply and consciously — BE EMPOWERED is for you.

Over 4 days, and in the company of a inspiring community of like-minded Coaches you will

  • Discover how to bring forth your higher potentials and actualize your life purpose.
  • Access the superpowers of deep intuitive listening and wholehearted presence.
  • Learn ways to embody new ways of being – and help your Clients do the same.
  • Explore the use of myth, metaphor, story and fable to evoke insight and transformation.
  • Receive a deeper narrative through encounters with nature, dreams and your essential self.

Be Empowered | A Professional Coaching & Leadership Retreat


When: May 28th – June 1st, 2021 AND
September 3rd – 7th, 2021

Where: Elohee Retreat Center, Georgia, USA

Your Investment: $1291-$1517 per person

2018 Highlights

Meet your lead facilitator:

Rod Francis

Rod Francis

Rod Francis is an international Coach, teacher, speaker and writer. Rod combines his deep love of science, nature and human potential with a passion for somatic and embodied contemplative practices and a core mission to help manifest positive change in others and onwards into the world via the mediums of writing, teaching, coaching, engaged dharma and transformative conversations. Alongside his other professional qualifications, Rod is an International Coach Federation credentialed Positive Psychology Coach and is a qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher with the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School. A former professional international dancer and choreographer and then entrepreneur, Rod’s been coaching and mentoring for almost two decades, teaching for over 3 decades and commenced meditating over 35 years ago. Rod is the Head of Coaching Faculty at the Human Potential Institute and co-creator of the Human Potential Coach Training program.

What’s Included?

  • 4 days of deeply transformative teachings and experiential learning activities.
  • Two post-retreat support calls with your facilitators.
  • Lodging of your choice: shared, private or tent camping.
  • All meals: healthy, organic, fresh meals, plus snacks throughout the day.
  • 220 acres of stunning natural wilderness and scenery to immerse yourself in.


Earn 25.5 ICF Continuing Coach Education Units (19 Core, 6.5 RD).

Approved Coach Specific Training Hours ACTO - Association of Coach Training Organizations