Virtual Adult Weekend Skateaway

Artistic Skating & Mindfulness Retreat for Skaters Ages 18+

DUE TO COVID-19, WE ARE MAKING THE ADULT WEEKEND SKATEAWAY A 2-DAY VIRTUAL EVENT.

SATURDAY – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24th – 25th, 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.

  • Virtual Skateaway Dates: Saturday – Sunday, October 24 – 25, 2020.
  • Registration for the Virtual Adult Weekend Skateway; the registration deadline is Wednesday, October 21st.
  • 2021 Adult Weekend Skateaway’s Future Location will be Austin, TX (see more details below).

Register Now

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AIT Adults learning from Caryn Kadavy

VIRTUAL SKATEAWAY SCHEDULE

All times listed are in the Eastern Time Zone.

Saturday, October 24th

  • 3:00 – 3:45 PM: skating skills, posture & extension with Yebin Mok
  • Break
  • 3:50 – 4:30 PM: core body heat strength exercises with Tashe Smith
  • Break
  • 4:40 – 5:30 PM: isolations & core body contemporary movement with Chiquita Limer
  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM: “Happy Hour” Adult Community / Contemporary Skating Chat (bring a glass of wine – or soda)!

Sunday, October 25th

  • 3:00 – 3:45 PM: gentle yoga flow & stretch with Lauren J. Williams
  • Break
  • 3:50 – 4:30 PM: “sock flow” (created from “ice flow”) & breath through movement with Elin Schran
  • Break
  • 4:40 – 5:30 PM: improvisation techniques and free body movement with Garrett Kling & Kate McSwain
  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM: “Happy Hour” Adult Community / Contemporary Skating Chat (bring a glass of wine – or soda)!

2020 Virtual SKATEAWAY REGISTRATION FEES

The fees for this fall’s virtual 2020 artistic skating weekend retreat:

  • For Skateaway adult participants:
    • 2-Day Registration: $80 by Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
    • 1-Day Registration: $50 by Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
    • MCT Graduate Discount for 2-Day: $60
    • MCT Graduate Discount for 1-Day: $40

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2021 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 Live Skateaway Schedule for 2021 in Austin, TX:

*All times are in the Central Time Zone. This is a tentative schedule for the LIVE event in 2021.

  • Friday:
    • 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
  • Saturday:
    • 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)
  • Sunday:
    • 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

REFUND POLICY

After October 22nd, no registration fees will be refunded for any reason except a doctor’s note for injury or illness.

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TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS FOR SKATEAWAY

TRAVEL TO SKATEAWAY 2021

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)

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REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2020 Virtual ADULT WEEKEND SKATEAWAY

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