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       Dance, Music and Yoga Festival


                           June 28-30
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Come experience an exhilarating weekend emphasizing

The Joy of Dance & Movement from the Inside Out

·       Waltz & Swing Dancing w/ Atlanta’s Waltz Time

·       ST Farm Trail Blazing

·       Musician Jam sessions

·       Live & Recorded Music

·       Contra Dancing with Atlanta’s Magic Truck Band

·       Dance Instruction in Cajun, Blues and Waltz

·       Yoga for all levels

·       Guided Meditation 

·       Drumming at the Bonfire

·       Sunday Sing-A-Long

·       Partner Dancing


Weekend Schedule             

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            L-R pics: Dynin/Parks making STF Waltz CD; closing of Fool's Fest 01 contact improv; Lalah at FF00, yoga & dancing at FF02

                              Click here for info on yoga workshops                                   FEATURED TALENT



Registration, room assignment and tent setup.


v      Bill Porter’s Waltz & Swing Time Band from Atlanta

v      Chattanooga’s Vicki Herndon calling the contra dance with Atlanta’s Magic Truck Band

v      Alan Dynin on piano all weekend

v      Debra Berry and Eric Evers teaching Yoga & Meditation

v      Jim Bird and Bonnie Mitchell on Cajun and Blues dance instruction

v      Atlanta Waltz Society dance instruction and dancing to live and recorded music

v      Steve Herndon’s fabulous vegetarian food

v      Registration and Event Coordination managed by Lucy Gooding






     Yoga & Meditation Workshop with Debra and Eric




Potluck Dinner, bring your favorite dish to share or keep it simple and pay $3 for Chef Steve’s special




Yoga Dance Warm-up with Eric Evers




Waltz & Swing dance to Bill Porter’s Waltz & SwingTime Band




Dance and Music Jam




Sunrise Yoga with Debra Berry




Breakfast buffet




Meditation Workshop with Eric Evers




Yoga Workshop including Partner/Pairs Yoga-Debra & Eric




Lunch buffet




Blues Jam & Dancing w/ Alan Dynin Ensemble




Cajun dance workshop with Jim Bird and Bonnie Mitchell









Brief waltz lesson and dancing to Atlanta Waltz Society’s collection and Split Tree ensemble





Contra dance featuring Chattanooga's Vicki Herndon calling with Atlanta's Magic Truck Band





Group drumming circle around bonfire





Late night dancing to Alan Dynin Ensemble





Group Meditation with Eric Evers





Breakfast buffet





Sing-A-Long & Music Jam





Yoga Workshop with Debra Berry





Lunch buffet





Outdoor Split Tree Trail Blazing (walking/meditation path) ground breaking and naming ritual)





Indoor partner dancing to recorded music




The Details


Cost:  The following three weekend plans are available (food is optional):

1)      $75+$25/food (5meals) + farm lodging for Fri/Sat nights, Total $100 Weekend Package (Friday-Sunday): 
includes all dances, workshops, and Sat/Sun meals.    

2)      $50+$20/food (4 meals) + farm lodging for Sat night, all Saturday & Sunday $70 Weekend Package: 
includes dance studio, Saturday night contra dance, yoga & meditation workshops, bands, dance workshops, group activities.

3)      $10+$10/food (2 meals) + farm lodging for Sat night, Saturday Afternoon $20 package for Cajun class/Sat Night 
Chattanooga contra dancing & Sunday morning:
includes 3 pm Saturday afternoon Cajun dance classes,  Saturday 
night contra dance and 2 meals (Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast); this is same program as Chattanooga 
Traditional Dance Society offers at “Pert Near” contra mini-weekend).

4)      Children under 12 pay $25 for the total weekend plus $15/food; must be supervised. 

5)       All food is optional; advance reservations are required no later than June 24 for meal plans; single meals only if available.

Chef Steve Herndon will serve five tasty vegetarian meals in the Split Tree kitchen.

A few work exchange dancers are needed for kitchen assistance.  Email: busman71 [@]


Lodging:  $10/night air-conditioned house or studio floor space.  Or for barn or tent/car camping.  Split Tree has limited house/bed space but ample studio floor space.  For more privacy enjoy camping on adjacent scenic pasture in the NW Georgia Mountains.  Or use a large barn for sheltered camping next to the studio.  Bring usual camping supplies: bedding, towels, soap, flashlight, etc.  Outdoor showers are available for easy access for campers but all house facilities  are open to all participants.

                       $20/night in house bed -- SOLD OUT as of 6.23.02

Off‑campus housing info: The Key West Inn near LaFayette (10 miles, special STF price)
 and Hidden Hollow Inn (4 miles) are recommended.  
Go to map, directions page


General Considerations:  Must wear clean non-street, non-marking, soft-sole shoes for dancing to preserve our beautiful floor.   Children must be supervised at all times. No pets or alcohol allowed.  Avoid strong perfumes.  Smoking is strongly discouraged and  is not allowed near any building or non-smokers.  Pre‑registration required but last minute dancers may call to see if space is available.


QUICK REGISTRATION:  Electronic registration is now working, thanks to Eric Evers. 
 Or, you may  complete the form below and mail/email to: regsummerfest02 [@] 
Or fax the registration form below to: (770) 216-1596. 
We welcome your  registration by email or fax;  checks must be received
 within 7 days for registration to be confirmed.  
Confirmations may be made by email or phone.  Credit tuition refunds available only after 6/24/02. 
Payments may be made using your credit card and/or PayPal.   
Online payment is active at STF web store.

Registration form (Please select/print and paste/email or mail this portion to address below):

 Number of persons: Adults ___ Children ____

Name/s:  _____________________________________________________________________________(age if under 12) _____

Street Address _____________________________________ City______________________ State_____   Zip _______

Phone:__________________________    Email:___________________________________________________________

Adult Total Weekend Package: **    #_______ [@] $100                          =   $_________

Adult Saturday/Sunday Package:  #_______ [@] $70                              =   $_________

Adult Saturday Night Only              #_______ [@] $20                             =   $_________

Child Tuition: **   #_______ [@] $25 each child                                        =   $_________

Child Meals: * #_______ [@] $15 each child or $3 / meal                         =   $_________

SUBTOTAL Adults and Children                                                       =   $_________

Lodging plans (indicate # of people beside each choice):        

_____ House bed (limited) [@] $20/night/person                                      =   $_________

_____ House/studio floor space (limited) [@] $10/night/person                  =   $_________

_____ Barn space  [@] $10/night/person                                                 =   $_________ 

_____ Private pasture camping in your tent [@] $10/night/person              =   $_________

_____ RV/Camper/Mini Van (no hookups) [@] $10/night/person =   $_________

_____ Motel/BnB  (where) _________________________

Other nearby lodging linked on web page

GRAND TOTAL Enclosed:  $_________    Electronic registration is now working, thanks to Eric Evers.  
Or please copy/paste info above and email to  Lucy Gooding at  regsummerfest02 [@] ). 
 Online payment is active at STF web store.

Or make check payable to and mail to:  Split Tree Farm/SF2002 597 W. Cove Road, Chickamauga, GA 30707


Due to the nature of dance and physical activities, all participants must sign a release of liability waiver at check-in.

Information about weekend or Split Tree:  706/539-2485


 Presented by the Chattanooga Traditional Dance Society and the Split Tree School of Participatory Arts.       Ver. 6/3/02

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