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Ali Way Art and Goji Wellness Clinic Welcomes You To 

Find Your Joy Retreat

Join us for 3 nights where you can allow yourself to be immersed in sound, nature, wellness treatments and awaken your connection to yourself and your inner joy. Daily sound bath and workshops as well as wellness treatments included.

Date: November 1-4, 2024

Location: Port Alberni, BC

Find Your Joy Retreat

Early Bird Cost:  $1295 + tax/pp based on double occupancy

until June 30th, 2024.

After June 30th:  $1495 + tax/pp

Cost Includes:  All meals, accommodation in private rooms incl private bathroom based on double occupancy, 2 wellness treatments, daily group sound bath, daily group workshops

Retreat Details

Imagine a quiet natural setting where women gather together to recentre, reconnect and revive your inner joy in activities that nourish your soul and bring peace and calm to your life.


Your getaway includes:


  • Three nights in a private room (with private bath) based on double occupancy

  • All Meals (3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 1 Welcome Appetizer Buffet)

  • Guided nightly group sound bath sessions

  • Daily Group Workshops on Art Therapy, and Identity By Design and Wellness

  • 2 -  45 minute wellness treatments 

  • Group activities

  • Meaningful connections, laughter, and so much more


Riverside Lodge

World Class Destination in A World Class Custom Built Log Lodge.  The tranquil rural lands are 15 minutes outside of Port Alberni are on expansive private grounds with wilderness views. 


This calming 3-night retreat is limited to a small group, to allow more meaningful connections and treatments as you relax and recharge.  Register early to secure your spot.


$1295 includes everything listed above + tax. (based on double occupancy in a full suite - single surcharge available on request)

This is a no-scent event for the profound regard of all (ie, no perfume please), and there is no smoking on the property.

Dr. Carmen Carpenter - Goji Wellness

Dr. Carmen Carpenter is a Doctor of

Chinese Medicine, graduated Valedictorian

from Pacific Rim College in Victoria BC. She

became interested in alternative health while studying Anthropology at the University of Calgary and is now registered as a DTCM with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of BC.
Dr. Carmen has always had an interest in medicine from a young age, and has found a way to make it a part of her life. Through a family friend she discovered Chinese Medicine and its power to work with the individual. As the owner of Goji Wellness Clinic, Dr. Carmen fosters the idea that healing emerges from within, and she works to empower her clients to tap into their body's innate capacity for healing. With a love for nature and the outdoors, she also integrates elements of nature into her practice, recognizing the connection between environmental harmony and personal well-being. 

When not in the clinic, you can often find Carmen either exploring the island or at a beach with one of the many dogs in her life! 

Ali Perry-Davies - Ali Way Art

Alison Perry-Davies is a practitioner of Sound Therapy

and Creative Art Therapy with diplomas in Holistic

Integrated Creative Art Therapy (HICAT), Ministry,

and Theology. She also holds an advanced diploma in Human Resource Management and advanced certification in Vibrational Healing and Sound Therapy. Ali is certified in Humanistic approach counselling and Fathers heart prayer counselling, and she has completed courses in Streams ministries (The Art of Hearing God) and is currently studying Somatic Integrated Trauma Therapy. With 30 years of experience in music and music therapy, Ali has worked extensively in the disability community, including in group homes, day programs, and as a Disability Case

Manager. She is a best-selling author, having co-authored three books and written her own book, "The Art of Healing Trauma: Finding Joy Through Creativity, Spirituality, and Forgiveness." Ali is also set to launch her children's books, "Ginger and The Fun Bunch" as part of the "Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared" collection. While healing with a brain injury and PTSD, Ali delved deeper into all that is possible and is

now sharing this with others. In addition to her work in therapy and writing, Ali has served in ministry in counseling and

worship leading roles for over fifteen years. She is known for her compassion and commitment to seeing people healed and living to their full potential. Ali is a sought-after speaker, teacher, and retreat facilitator, dedicated to helping others live their best life. ​​


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