Connect with like-minded souls, forming bonds that may last a lifetime, as you share stories, laughter, and moments of self-reflection. Here, you can engage in guided yoga and meditation sessions with Joy Childress and Chelsea Gressman, as the gentle ocean breeze and the symphony of the jungle provide the perfect backdrop for mindfulness and self-discovery.
Culinary experiences are a symphony of flavors, celebrating the bounty of Costa Rican produce and international gourmet excellence. Indulge in a variety of culinary delights, from farm-to-table organic meals to exotic fusion dishes. Dine al fresco under starlit skies where every bite is a journey of the senses. As the sun sets, the retreat transforms into a realm of enchantment. Stars illuminates the pathways, creating an ethereal ambiance as you partake in evening gatherings that include soothing sound baths, and restorative yoga sessions.
This nourishing yoga retreat transcends the boundaries of a typical getaway. It’s a harmonious convergence of natural beauty, wellness, and opulence, inviting you to rediscover your inner balance and immerse yourself in a journey of self-care and transformation. Come to experience the union of body, mind, and nature in a way that only Costa Rica can offer.
The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the Universe, to match your nature with Nature.” -Joseph Campbell
Living up to her name, Joy is filled with joyful energy! Born and raised in Colorado, Joy grew up deeply immersed in nature with countless hours spent on the back of her horse, swimming in white water rivers and charging up mountains. She fostered an intuitive ability to tune into subtler realms of reality and to hear Nature’s song. This sweet song gifted Joy her life’s mission- to spread love and healing so that ultimately Mother Earth can evolve and thrive as we are all intimately connected.
Mission in mind, Joy obtained her bachelor’s degree in Fine Art as a way to use creative expression to communicate the subtle intricacies of life. Since 2016, Joy has been honored to teach yoga and offer energy healing by way of Usui Reiki. As a second generation Astrologer, Joy offers support and guidance through astrological services and loves to weave astrology into her yoga classes, events and retreats!
Ultimately, Joy’s intentions are to inspire physical, mental and spiritual alignment. Through this beautiful union, you will feel joyful and in harmony with Nature’s sweet song!