2-day Women's Retreat for God-sized Dreamers & Entrepreneurs 

October 21-22nd, 2017

Sautee Mountain Resort, Clarksville, GA

We are a community of Women determined to make a positive impact in the world through our relationships & businesses! We are driven to not just talk about our dreams but to DO SOMETHING each day to make them a reality! Join us as we enjoy time networking with like-minded dreamers: relax and learn from incredible speakers as they share tips on business, life & faith!

What Is Included:

Defining Your Joy All Inclusive Retreat Package

October 21, 2017 - October 22, 2017

$499- Retreat Package Includes: 


Access to all interactive workshops, sessions & keynotes

All session materials & workbooks

1 nights lodging in your own private villa suite (includes full bathroom) 

All meals: including a welcome reception, snacks, unlimited wine bar and much more

 complimentary morning yoga classes 

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Incredible prizes & give-a-ways

The Defining Your Joy Retreat will begin at 11am Saturday, October 21st and go until 3:30pm on Sunday, October 22nd. 

Registration begins at 11am on Saturday, followed by a welcome reception on the patio.

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Our Retreat Location: Sautee Mountian Resort

Sautee Mountain Resort is a relaxing getaway located in the heart of the North Georgia Mountainsbetween Helen, GA and Lake Burton. Immersed in nature, this resort is made up of twelve spacious 4-5 bedroom villas and a main retreat lodge. Our goal is to focus on our retreat objectives while relaxing in a tranquil setting. 

Relax In Your Own Private Villa Suites With Full Bathroom

Meet The Defining Your Joy Leadership Team: 

Defining Your Joy Retreat is led by a team of uniquely gifted women from Georgia, Chicago, Virginia and Minnesota. We are all passionate entrepreneurs representing a variety of different business types. We have a common desire to see women live out their dreams! 

Natalie Joy - Host & Founder

Rachel Britz - Logistics

Ella Huysamen - Retreat Decor

Sherrie McDaniel - Registration

2017 Retreat Speakers


Meet Kim Hyland 

Kim is a Writer, Speaker, and the founder & Host of Winsome Retreat. Kim blogs at Winsome Living, and her first book will be released by Baker Books in early 2018. She is also Jeff's wife, a mom to five sons and one daughter, mother-in-love to three, and Amelia, Elisha, and Ezra's grandma! Kim's passions are to love her family and friends well and encourage women through speaking and writing about her imperfect path and God's perfect plans.

Topic: Crushing Comparison



Meet Deb Brown

Deb Brown brings to women powerful truth from God’s Word along with a gentle caress of comfort and a healthy dose of laughter. She is passionate about inspiring women to freedom-living faith – a faith that says no to fear and yes to God by trusting Him in the dailyness of our lives.

Topic: Living Bravely


Meet Jenn Hand

Jenn Hand is a coffee drinking lover of Jesus. She has a zest for life and loves to go on adventures with Jesus around the world - often getting lost somewhere along the way! Jenn has been professionally speaking since 2004 and became the Executive Director and founder of Coming Alive Ministries in 2012. She spent two life changing years overseas in South Asia as a missionary and has traveled to many third world countries to share the love of Jesus.

Topic: Discovering Your Promise Land


Meet Natalie Joy 

Natalie Joy is currently living in Atlanta, GA where she moved 7 years ago for warm weather and a cute boy. She married that cute boy and they just celebrated their 3 year anniversary. After thirteen years in the corporate consulting world, she felt God’s pull on her heart to take a leap of faith to start Defining Your Joy LLC. Her true passion is coming along side women and providing resources & opportunities to help them grow their business/ministry. 

Topic: Finding Joy in Your Journey 


Meet Ria Story

Like many, Ria faced adversity in life. Raised on an isolated farm in Alabama, she was sexually abused by her father from age 12 – 19. Desperate to escape, she left home at 19 without a job, a car, or even a high school diploma. Ria learned to be resilient, and not just survive, but thrive. She worked her way through school, an MBA, and eventually resigned from her career in the corporate world to pursue a passion for helping others achieve success. 

Topic: Your Story Matters

Meet The Launch Your Dream Academy 

This incredible team of industry experts will be present at the events to offer breakout sessions featuring guidance, advice, and feedback as you move through your business journey! Please feel free to bring your questions and at least one marketing pieces you would be interested in having critiqued.