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The Joy Retreat

Oct 25-27, 2024 3 Day 2 Night (Fri-Sun) Grand Junction, CO


Get Your Joy Dose for the winter months! Join us for The Joy Retreat, a transformative 3-day, 2-night experience designed to bring more joy into your life through connection, nature, laughter and creativity. Held in the stunning landscape of Grand Junction, CO, this retreat offers an inclusive and supportive environment for women to explore and cultivate joy as an active practice and set your joy meter to high for the winter months. What to Expect: • Joyful Movement: Experience the playful and reflective side of joy with games, song circles, creative movement and more. • Guided Hikes and Yoga: Rejuvenate your body and mind with stunning desert hikes and yoga sessions. • Joyfulness Practices: Engage in solo and group mindfulness exercises that deepen your connection to nature and self. • Community Building: Connect with like-minded women through sharing circles, campfire gatherings, and community meals. All bodies and abilities welcome. WHAT'S INCLUDED? ​PRE - RETREAT • Connect with a virtual Meet & Greet Session • Preparation and planning tips • What to expect overview DURING THE RETREAT • EXPERT FACILITATORS: Shannon Casson, Founder of The Desert Dose, will co-lead this joyful experience in collaboration with Heather Hendrie, writer, nature-based therapist and expert in play and joy. • GUIDED DAILY HIKE: Enjoy guided hikes in the Grand Valley to breathtaking views • DAILY YOGA: Guided yoga sessions led by certified instructors • Joy Circles, Joy-focused community building activities and Hammock Hang Time • All meals, snacks and coffee to nourish you starting with dinner at Basecamp on Day 1 including to-go lunch on the last day • Includes Desert Dose swag POST-RETREAT SUPPORT • Options for follow-up sessions with a coach. • Virtual check-ins to sustain your joy practice. RETREAT COST: $975 RETREAT BASECAMP LODGING Camp Eddy''s iconic riverfront location will serve as our retreat basecamp. Camp Eddy has set up a Room Block for us and you can choose to stay in a Tiny Home, Airstream or bring your own RV setup. Book Your Camp Eddy Room Block Today using this link: https://resnexus.com/resnexus/reservations/group/60331E55-171B-4004-A8EF-34DE1509B9D9?GID=7dc9cff5-fdfb-43d5-85b9-cc7a8c97fcf9 NOTE: Lodging is not included in retreat cost.


Cancellation Policy

THE DESERT DOSE RETREAT CANCELLATION POLICY: • Once you have booked a retreat with us it means that we work hard to prepare for your arrival and have reserved time in our schedule for you. • Cancellations made within 29 days of your scheduled event or "no shows" will not be issued any refund. • Cancellations made at least 30 days prior to your scheduled event will be issued a full refund, minus a $50 non-refundable processing fee. • We are unable to provide any refunds or prorated fees for no-shows regardless of any unforeseen circumstances. • Email shannon@thedesertdose.com with cancellations. THE DESERT DOSE LESSONS & CLINICS CANCELLATION POLICY: • 100% refundable until two weeks minus a $50 non-refundable processing fee. • 100% re-bookable until 48 hours. • Email shannon@thedesertdose.com with cancellations.


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