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"You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety."

-Abraham Maslow 


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Retreat to Release Retreat

October 29th-November 2nd, 2021

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The Reason

Life is full of distractions, and online space is even more distracting. It's easy to get caught up in scrolling through life, following all the shiny objects, and giving in to the overwhelm of trying to balance work and friends and family and all the other hats you wear in a day, putting all obligations before yourself except yourself.


Retreat to Release retreat is for the woman who is tired of being all the things to everyone but herself. She knows life is short but she doesn't know how to get off the hamster wheel of life long enough to figure what she wants and what that looks like. She's been holding inside hurt, unmet expectations, and guilt over wanting to create a life for herself. The pandemic has been a wake-up call, reminding her that each day is not promised and that she wants more and wants to be more. She's over the survival-mode words like "hustle" and "grind"; she's ready to Rise & Thrive (shout out to my girl Shana Campbell for that one).

She just needs to know how to release the bs holding her back from becoming her best self.

Is she you?


The Retreat to Release retreat is intended for you to fellowship, get vulnerable, and evolve from the space of your (un)comfort zone into one of growth on advanced levels (goals). This event promises elevation, expansion, and evolution

The Retreat

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Retreat 2 Release

Arrival October 29th; Depart November 2nd

During the 5 days and 4 nights, the Retreat to Release retreat will provide you with:

  • tools and lessons with guided writing practices of discovery

  • the ability to silence the chatter and the hustle of everyday life to focus on you

  • space to release and heal with like-minded people who are driven and in pursuit of the same goal

  • the camaraderie with people who will not only hold you accountable but will also provide the shoulders and support to help you along

  • opportunities to explore the resort on your own 

  • exercises lead by teachers in the realm of physical, spiritual, and emotional release

  • peace and motivation to get your story out in the least amount of time with the least amount of distractions

  • an excursion off-site to experience Mexico

  • a one-on-one private consultation as a follow up with Master Story Coach, Shaneequa Cannon

  • a supported, guided journey towards releasing what holds you back and healing the spaces that hinder your progress.

Give yourself the gift of release.

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The Location

In Mexico, the beachfront property has much to offer. Vast lands to explore. An ocean that speaks the language of spiritual healing. Ample room and space to connect for support and guidance, then to regroup and process the day's activities, allowing your pen to flow. 

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The Accommodations

This large beachfront property will be the starting point for rewriting the history of your life and penning the beginning of the rest of your life in the present. Weave your own spell of magic over your future as you face your fears, doubts, and stumbling blocks and emerge stronger, more confident, and clearer on what your steps are to heal from your past and embrace the gift of the present.

After we dive deep into our individual and collective stories, pulling out the nuggets of our messages, decompress and process as you stroll the grounds, sit around the fire pit, or take in the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. Or partake in comfortable conversation amongst newfound friends in one of the many common spaces on site.

The majority of the sleep spaces are shared. However, all guests will have their own bed. There are a few single-occupancy bedrooms available for reservation. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided but guests can choose to venture off-site and immerse themselves in the local nightlife.

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Excited yet? I know I am. Click the button and secure your spot in the retreat before it's gone!


The Cost

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (until April 18th, 2021):

  • The early bird full cost of this retreat is $1500 per person in a shared room.

REGULAR REGISTRATION (until July 31st, 2021):

  • The full cost of this retreat is $2500 per person in a shared room. Save 20% when paid in full!

LATE REGISTRATION (until September 30th, 2021)

  • The full cost of this retreat is $2500 per person in a shared room. Must be paid in full.

The price includes 5 days/4 nights accommodations with breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided each full day, an off-site excursion, all guided workshops, and a 1-hour follow-up consultation with Shaneequa Cannon, Master Story Coach. 

Space is limited to 10 attendees so don't delay in reserving your space! 

Choose your room option below then send in your deposit*. 

Payment plans available. Click the button below for details.

Full payment will be due October 15th, 2021. 

*There are no deposit refunds after 7 days of reserving your space. However, you may transfer your space to another by October 1st, 2021. See all Terms & Conditions + complete the application.

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The Retreat Leader

Shaneequa Cannon, aka The Write Diva, is a 2x TEDx speaker, a published author, a screenwriter, and a story coach. As is evident, she loves all thing story, including helping you use your story to create the life you desire.


Got questions? Shoot me an email at shaneequa@thewritediva.com

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