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A golden opportunity to experience the peace of Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre - dedicated to serving you and your needs. Nestled in a beautiful Mid-Western hardwood forest in Bath, Michigan, with delicious home-cooked* vegetarian meals, walking paths, meditation room, quiet sitting areas indoors and out, and loving hosts ready to provide for you, all add up to a heavenly retreat!
Also available: lunch and/or dinner; private sessions in Pure Meditation Foundation, Life Skills and Relaxation, Preventing Burnout, Transformation Hatha Yoga, Natural Spiritual Healing and Progressive Counselling/Coaching. For more information on these and the Self Realization Meditation Healing Centres around the world, please visit our website. We are a a 501(c)(3) Non-profit.
*We need to inform you that our home-cooked meals are prepared with Love in our family kitchen, which is not regulated and inspected by the Clinton County Health Department. Please feel free to ask if you have any questions.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Joanne for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
To find peace, quiet, and balance in their busy lives.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
Pure Meditation including Kriya~Raja Yoga teaching. We are a home away from home to all who are seeking a quiet peaceful centered place. We seek to help persons find balance, peace and joy in life, respecting their circumstances and their faith if they claim one. We strive to help integrate body, mind and spirit for optimal health.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
To meet others whose quest is peace
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
From a very busy, burnt out mother needing a break from her kids ~ that after being nurtured here she was looking forward to going home to her family!
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Take our Pure Meditation Foundation class and make an appointment to receive Natural Spiritual Healing.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
Fletcher Robson park is right next door, the Rose Lake Wildlife Research area and Bengel Wildlife Center.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Our delicious home cooked vegetarian meals.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
How many rooms does your inn have?
4, plus the healing room when we're full.
Do you accept pets?
Though we'd love to, we do not accept pets.
Our Centre has many attractive features including:
- Meditation room
- Suite available with private bath
- Spacious public rooms
- Three season porch
- Quiet wooded setting with walking trails
- Quiet, relaxing surroundings
- Lounge deck overlooking garden, pond and waterfall
We are located a short 10-minute drive from East Lansing and Michigan State University, and just 15 minutes from the State Capitol. Also nearby is a 4000+ acre wildlife area with trails for hiking, biking or cross-country skiing and a quiet lake.
The lower level is handicap accessible, including the entrance, Meditation room, two of the bedrooms and a bathroom with a roll-in shower. There is not currently a means to bring wheelchairs upstairs to the Living/Dining room, so meals would be brought on a tray to the lower level.
More About the Centre
The Centre is a large house located on three acres of wooded land in rural Bath Township. It is near Lansing, East Lansing, Haslett and Okemos, three quarter hour from Jackson, about an hour from Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, one and a half hours from Detroit and four hours from Chicago. There are 3 guest bedrooms with two single beds, and a Suite (with attached bathroom with bathtub) which has three or four single beds in it. We have one other room and a screened porch that can be bedrooms as needed. The Centre can accommodate up to twelve (12) guests. There are three shared bathrooms with shower or tub/shower, in addition to the one in the Suite.
Overnight Retreat Accommodation, Getaways and Guided Retreats are available year-round. Self-guided retreat accommodation is offered even during most events. We welcome anyone needing an overnight retreat at a quiet, peaceful place ~ even if you are on your way to somewhere else, are in our area for a business meeting, attending classes, seeing a specialist for treatment, or visiting friends and family. Breakfast is included; add delicious home cooked vegetarian lunch and dinner if desired.