Mission, Vision, Story


Mahalo Art Center hosts innovative artistic, educational and therapeutic programs for people interested in living more conscious, fulfilling and creative lives.  Mahalo Art Center provides retreats and professional trainings for leaders, teachers and healers who facilitate personal and communal wellness programs.  Programs include explorations of ancient and modern nature-connected healing and expressive arts, including visual arts, dance, theatre, music and writing.  
Programs are offered by Luz Elena Morey and associates.


"Mahalo Art Center supports nature-connected personal and planetary evolution, vitality, creativity, spiritual responsibility, community-building and socially responsible education.


When Mahalo Art Center was first born, it was located at a place called Mahalo, which is a separate entity now. *
Here is the story of the beginning of waking up to the place and the special temple that evolved, called Mahalo Rose Encantadora. It began in about 2005.  My mother, Elizabeth Huyke de Beltrán, had just passed away. I was transported into wider realms, energetically, and I kept seeing a building.  It was like a mirage; a sacred, round structure in the field by the woods on the other side of the little stream running through the sacred land.  Then Saruah Benson, my sound healing mentor died. The vision persisted.  I told my new sound healing mentor, Zacciah Blackburn, that I wanted to make a sound healing temple. He told me that first I had to create the temple within me.  With the spirit of guidance, and with gratitude, faith, courage and community involvement, the temple was begun and finally completed.
We understand that it is not about the temple. The temple is sacred, yes. More powerfully, the temple exists to serve the quest for unity with the One that is All. It exists to serve the Greatest Good. The story of the building of the temple is long and full of miracles. It is a story of listening to what wants to happen. The story of the building of the temple is fascinating … not out on the internet yet :)
On October of 2009 at 10:04am Mahalo Art Center became incorporated and as of November 18 of 2014 we have been a 501(c)3 non-profit. What has emerged is the embodiment of spirit in action: Creating Reality from the Inside Out.
Thank you all who participate in this work by following your own sacred calling to live for the benefit of the future generations.

Mahalo is a sacred community on sacred land in West Brattleboro. Mahalo still welcomes cultural creatives and healers, it it hosts community-centered healing ceremonies, a variety of therapies, retreats, celebrations, etc. The community shares a gathering hall, a temple, community space and a chlorine-free. They provide Airbnb accommodations. To contact the folks care-taking and running Mahalo, please contact Soula and Jason at 802-380-9169.