Turn your affirmations into songs.

August 17-19 2018

Medissage Meditation Center,

Mount Crogan, SC

Come join Internationally touring artist, meditation instructor, and Holistic Ukulele teacher, Haji Basim for a transformational Ukulele Retreat. Over the course of 3 days, you'll learn a unique approach to the ukulele, meditation, and songwriting in the stunning, natural, and mystical surroundings of Medissage Meditation Center.

Ukulele, Meditation, and Songwring

A Transformative

           Ukulele Retreat

   The Holistic Ukulele Songwriter Retreat is a revolutionary new approach to music instruction and songwriting. We combine easy to follow Ukulele instruction with elements of meditation and fundamental music theory to help you intuitively connect with your instrument and express the song that is in your heart.

    The program includes specialist workshops, co-writing sessions, morning meditation, 3 gourmet meals a day, nature walks, Bonfire, vocal sessions, one on one instruction, paddle boats on Lake Osho, swimming pool, farm animals, breathtaking evening sunsets, and a vegetable garden... the perfect backdrop to inspire Ukulele songwriting magic.


    This unique retreat will nurture and stretch your untapped potential to grow and enhance your ukulele and songwriting skills. On this journey, you'll be taken through Haji's renowned step-by-step methodology that addresses the mind, body, and soul to help you gain a deeper relationship with your Ukulele, songwriting, and self!

Expect the unexpected: breakthroughs, impromptu performances, and life-changing experiences.

Info and Lodging

August 17-19



Beautiful Double bed rooms and bathrooms.
Single occupancy rooms available upon request.
Fresh linen and clean bedding provided in each room throughout the retreat.


Medissage Centers

Medissage centers is a dream come true. One hundred & thirty acres of woods, trails, fishing ponds, farm animals, wildlife, and comfortable living accommodations, give you a place to retreat into nature


The retreat is very easy to get to no matter where you're traveling from. 


1 hour from Charlotte,

Charlotte Douglas Int'l Airport is the closest airport to Medissage.

Contact Haji Basim to arrange pick up.


Medissage Meditation Center
1117 Black Creek Church Rd,

Mt Croghan, SC 29727

About Haji

   Haji Basim is the lead instructor of The Holistic Method: A meditative approach to music instruction, teaching musicians and true beginners how to intuitively align with their instruments. The Holistic Method incorporates/fuses/combines elements of

meditation with fundamental music theory while focusing on deepening the relationship between the musician and the musician's chosen instrument. For the past decade, Haji has been delivering The Holistic Method to multigenerational audiences who enthusiastically desire to bring more of their personality into their play. Currently, Haji shares his connected practice worldwide via workshops, private instruction and online lessons for Guitar, Ukulele, and Voice.

What's Included

  • New Premium Concert Ukulele

  • Holistic Ukulele lessons

  • Holistic Songwriting instruction

  • Holistic Meditation sessions

  • Holistic Ukulele Workbook

  • 3 gourmet meals a day

  • Late night bonfire and song circle

  • 3 days & 4 nights lodging
  • 3 healthy, expertly prepared meals per day
  • Single or double bedrooms with private bathrooms
  • Access to nature trails, lake Osho, paddle boat, and swimming pool
  • The tools to create 100s of songs on the Ukulele


If there are any questions about registration please contact Haji Basim at hajibasim@gmail.com

Frequently Asked Questions


Am I able to split up the payment?

YES! Contact Haji Basim to set up payments


Am I welcome if I have never play played Ukulele?



Am I welcome if I’m not a performer?



Am I welcome if I have never written a lyric or melody?



Am I welcome if I haven’t yet written a finished song?



Do we need to have staff paper recording mechanisms or anything for the music creation process?

NO! We will provide all the materials that you will need for the retreat.

Should we bring prepared lyrics or poems we may want to set music to?

NO! We are going to focus on a new creations.

Do I keep the rights to my songs?

YES, of course! You keep 100% of the songs you write at the retreat.


Are special dietary needs accommodated?

YES, Whenever possible.


How old do I have to be to participate?

16 and up

Is this retreat geared for beginners?

YES! This retreat was made with the ultimate beginner in mind as well as for seasoned Ukulele players and songwriters.