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       Dance, Music and Yoga Festival

 

                           June 28-30
 
at 
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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

FRIDAY

5pm-8pm

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

 

 

 

 

3pm-6pm

     Yoga & Meditation Workshop with Debra and Eric

 

 

6pm-7pm

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

 

 

7pm-8pm

Yoga Dance Warm-up with Eric Evers

 

 

8pm-11pm

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

 

 

11pm-12pm

Dance and Music Jam

 

SATURDAY

7am-8am

Sunrise Yoga with Debra Berry

 

 

8am-9:30am

Breakfast buffet

 

 

9:30am-10:30am

Meditation Workshop with Eric Evers

 

 

10:30am-12:30pm

Yoga Workshop including Partner/Pairs Yoga-Debra & Eric

 

 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Lunch buffet

 

 

1:30pm-3:00pm

Blues Jam & Dancing w/ Alan Dynin Ensemble

 

 

3pm-5pm

Cajun dance workshop with Jim Bird and Bonnie Mitchell

 

 

6pm-7pm

Dinner

 

 

     

7pm-8pm

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

 

 

 

8pm-11pm

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

 

 

 

11pm-1am

Group drumming circle around bonfire

 

 

 

11pm-1am

Late night dancing to Alan Dynin Ensemble

 

 

SUNDAY

8am-9am

Group Meditation with Eric Evers

 

 

 

9am-10am

Breakfast buffet

 

 

 

10am-11:30am

Sing-A-Long & Music Jam

 

 

 

11:30am-1:00pm

Yoga Workshop with Debra Berry

 

 

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Lunch buffet

 

 

 

2:00-5pm

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

 

 

 

2:00-5pm

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 [@] catt.com.

 

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: http://splittree.org/housing.htm. 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 [@] splittree.org. 
 
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 [@] splittree.org ). 
 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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