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Joy Remains

Ground Breaking Summer 2024

State-of-the-Art Facility

The Ayoku Healing Retreat Center will sit on 54 acres of land on the outskirts of Nashville in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This state-of-the-art facility combines the best of nature and comfort with amenities that include a conference center, wellness complex, and chapel along with bungalows nestled among the trees. Hosting various retreats, classes, and local events, Ayoku features natural walkways, stunning water features, and beautiful gardens that will allow guests to connect with nature.
Woman Happy In Nature


Our mission is to bring joy and revival in a nurturing environment that fosters healing, self-discovery, and the reclamation of one’s humanity. This is a space of refuge where we honor the tireless efforts of leaders – a place of harmony that champions personal and collective growth. As a healing retreat center and sanctuary for leaders, Ayoku addresses their desire for wellness support, their need for mental space to crystallize new visions, and their goal to revive their personal and professional resilience.


Ayoku cultivates, empowers, and ignites a global community of activists. Here, joy remains because the challenges of social justice often lead to burnout and feelings of isolation. Through transformative healing, we invite leaders around the world to embark on an experience of self-care, mental wellness, and growth. At our healing retreat center, community leaders are cared for, honored, and encouraged to reclaim their gifts of joy, freedom, and abundance.

The Founder

Dr. Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt founded Ayoku because she believes we all deserve the necessary space and time to care for our minds, bodies, and spirits. She is an internationally recognized researcher, published author and speaker, and social justice advocate. She is also a public policy expert on education, youth development, race, and poverty. As the Founder & CEO of The Moriah Group, Dr. Tsoi-A-Fatt partners with philanthropy, government, and nonprofits to develop solutions for social change and remains committed to supporting social justice leaders around the world.



Conference Center

Executive House

Property Manager House