Artistic Skating & Mindfulness Retreat for Skaters Ages 18+
DUE TO COVID-19, WE ARE MAKING THE ADULT WEEKEND SKATEAWAY A 1-DAY VIRTUAL EVENT.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 2020 |VIRTUAL
For all levels and ages 18 & higher.
A retreat-style weekend skating getaway for adult skaters to connect, create, and collaborate. This fall skating weekend retreat with American Ice Theatre will give adult skaters the space away to take ownership of their innate creativity by being open to, and accepting of, their whole selves. In line with AIT’s Core Values, the Skateaway offers a getaway for skaters to view themselves as authentic and integral contributors of the artistic skating community.
- Skateaway 1-Day Virtual Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
- 2021 Skateaway Location will be Austin, TX
After October 10th, no registration fees will be refunded for any reason except a doctor’s note for injury or illness.
SKATEAWAY SCHEDULE & TOPICS
The Adult Weekend Skateaway provides a unique opportunity for adult figure skaters to come together for a weekend of artistic skating, self-reflection, body movement. In addition, participants will enjoy a wine tasting, a community dinner, and a performance showcase. The schedule features a combination of on- and off-ice presentations on a variety of topics like:
- yoga on and off the ice,
- full body movement,
- mindfulness practices,
- contemporary dance,
- choreography concepts, and
- improvisation techniques.
The Skateaway Schedule for 2021:
*All times are in the Central Time Zone.
- Check-in & happy hour/refreshments: 5 – 6 pm
- Off-ice movement & mindfulness: 6 – 7 pm
- Break: 7 – 7:30 pm
- On-ice exploration: 7:30 – 8:30 pm
- Morning yoga: 8:45 am – 9:45 am
- Coffee time: 9:45 – 10:15 am
- Edge class & Six Ways of the Spine: 10:15 am – 11:45 am
- Lunch: 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
- Dance class: 1:15 – 2:15 pm
- Break: 2:15 – 2:45 pm
- Improv & contemporary skating on ice: 2:45 – 4:45 pm
- Community dinner in downtown Austin to follow (this dinner is NOT included in the registration price)
- Breath & mindfulness: 10:00 am – 10:45 am
- Break: 10:45 – 11:15 am
- On-ice flow and choreo: 11:15 – 1:15 pm
- Lunch & wine-tasting: 1:15 – 3:15 pm
- Skate therapy, sharing & closing showcase: 3:15 – 4:45 pm
SKATEAWAY REGISTRATION FEES
The fees for this fall 2020 artistic skating weekend retreat:
- For Skateaway participants:
- Early bird registration: $230 by August 1, 2021.
- Regular registration: $265 by September 15.
- Late registration: $300 until October 10th or until all spots are filled.
- Can’t attend the full weekend getaway? The Adult Weekend Skateaway daily rate is $140/day for Saturday or Sunday only.
- For coaches and choreographers:
- Discounted tuition rate: $25/day for coaches and choreographers.
- Free tuition for coaches who bring 4 or more skaters!
- No deadline for coaches/choreographers to register.
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS FOR SKATEAWAY
TRAVEL TO SKATEAWAY
Nearby airports serving the area include:
- Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) – 35 minutes
The 2021 Adult Weekend Skateaway will be held at the in Austin, TX.
- Skateaway Rink Address: 1717 Scottsdale Dr., Cedar Park, TX
- Skateaway Rink Phone: 262-925-6754 (Office) | 262-925-6755 (Front Desk)