Come join us for the 11th Annual
Women’s Retreat Weekend!

March 26 & 27, 2022
Ashworth by the Sea – Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

A Weekend To Spark Joy!

Women’s Retreat weekend (aka JOY Weekend) is designed to fill you with joy and positive energy.  Sometimes we need the reminder to stay focused on the joy and self-growth. Our life journey can be complicated, unsteady and turbulent filled with twists and turns that leave us depleted, unsatisfied and empty.

Let us ground you and provide you with the tools you’ll need to create and sustain a lifestyle that nourishes your body, mind and spirit.  Join us for 2 full days of workshops featuring amazing women who are experts in their field to inspire and challenge you to reach the next level of happiness, contentment and joy in your life.

Who should attend?

This weekend is for women who are open to learning new ideas to better their journey and take a deep dive into self-discovery; all in the company of other amazing women!  Fun and laughter await!

Why now?

Wherever you are in your journey; if you need the basics of healing and growth or would simply like some joyful encouragement, this weekend is for you!

Included in price:

  • Hotel accommodations Saturday night,
  • Saturday morning treats, lunch, all workshops,
  • Sunday breakfast, lunch, afternoon treats and all workshops.
  • *Saturday dinner on your own – the hotel has a restaurant or a list of local restaurants will be provided.

Saturday, March 26, 2022 doors open at 9am, weekend begins promptly at 9:30am concluding Sunday, March 27, 2022 3:30pm.  Once registered, a list of all workshop times will be emailed.

Refunds are given until Feb 1, 2022 less $25 transaction fee, after that date, your ticket is not refundable but is transferable.  * Refunds will be given in inclement weather only if Hampton NH declares state of emergency or if COVID restricts our gathering in accordance with NH guidelines.

We have a payment plan, just ask!

Sign Up Today!

*Due to COVID, we will not be able to pair people for double occupancy rooms who don’t know each other.  Only sign up for the double occupancy room if you have a roommate.  Thank you for your understanding.

Meet Our Speakers

Julie McGrath

Julie is the founder of The Joy Source, motivational speaker and author of Joy-Worthy: A Mother’s Guide to More Joy, Less Stress and No Guilt and The Right Time Is Right Now: 6 Questions to Help You Let Go of the Excuses and Change Your Life Today. 

Julie is an industry thought leader who speaks to audiences as big as six hundred people and she has been known for her innovative and energetic keynote speeches and workshops.  Her focus is on promoting a positive workplace and her dynamic energetic style mixed with humor makes her a captivating speaker. 

Amy Goober

Amy Goober’s newest venture Drive Your Life ™ helps women put themselves back on the To Do List and get into action. Amy’s program supports women to get into the driver’s seat of their own lives using a unique 5 step process to start moving forward. With this program, women are finding success in so many areas including career, health and wellness, love relationships, parenting, and finding purpose. Amy is a Certified Health Coach, Speaker and Author.

Diane Dube

Registered & Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with over 20 years of dietetic practice in chronic disease management, weight management and preventative nutrition.

Chris Vasiliadis

Chris Vasiliadis inspires people to use their well-being as their secret weapon to successfully lead their life. As a speaker, author, and burnout-buster in her business, Priority Wellness (, she specializes in helping overwhelmed and over busy individuals. Chris is also the author of Ignition: A Professional Woman’s Guide to Energized, Burnout-Proof Living. She is a certified health coach with certification by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching.

Workshop Sneak Peek

Keynote address- Intuition: Every Woman’s Super Power

Julie McGrath

This workshop will explore how intuition guides and assists us in opening the correct doors in our life leading to our best self. Together we will explore what keeps us stuck in “good enough” and hesitant to listen clearly on what our intuition is telling us. Tips and inspiration on how to open the door and walk confidently into your most fulfilling life.

Be The Light

Julie McGrath

This workshop will encourage you to spread your joyful light to others with mind blowing research on the power of connection. When we are at our best, everyone benefits from our joyful glow!

Becoming Life Proof

Julie McGrath

In this fun and engaging workshop, Julie takes the framework for your phone’s life proof case and applies the concept directly to YOUR life! The focus is on becoming more resilient which will result in an increased ability to manage stress and create a greater capacity to remain calm during troubling times. The goal is to maximize your joy and life satisfaction each day, let Julie lead the way!


Amy Goober

If you’re ready to move forward with an unattained goal, this workshop is for you. Action Coach, Amy Goober, will guide you through the steps you need to get started improving or exploring something important to you. You’ll go from choosing your focus to envisioning success. Tackle overcoming possible challenges, gathering resources and creating a timeline for completion. In this 2-part workshop, you will leave with a growth plan tailored to your goals and priorities!

Nutrition Myth-Busting: Prepared to be Surprised!

Diane Dube

So you feel pretty confident in what you know about nutrition, right? Prepared to be shocked; when it comes to food, labeling, diet studies, etc. all may not be as it seems. Join us as we explore what’s real, what’s fake, and what you can take home for you & your family to thrive on.

Embodying Presence: Your Path to Sanity

Chris Vasiliadis

Do you get hijacked from the chaos of various life situations? Is it challenging to focus and concentrate? Do you feel you could be operating more effectively and with less stress? Mindfulness – being intentionally present – may be the answer. In this interactive session, experience a “buffet” of accessible mindfulness and centering options.  Through exploring and applying these concepts,  you will recognize the benefits and simple ways of weaving practicing presence into your life.