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the 17th annual Women’s Weekend Workshop
Celebrating Women and Community

April 23-25, 2010

at Breitenbush Hot Springs, Detroit, Oregon

**with Paulette Rees Denis and Gypsy Caravan, innovators of Tribal Belly Dance!
With very special guest instructors —
**Samantha Riggs from Boom Boom Bollywood!
teaching Temple Bollywood and Bhangra
**Lynea Gillen, back again with her fabulous African Tribal and Yoga for Bellydancers!
Be ready to sweat and groove, dance and laugh.

Honor yourself with the power of your dance and the power of your words. In our vibrant circle of women, you will dance own dance within the communal and improvisational structure of Tribal Bellydance and the fusion beyond.
All levels are welcome for the weekend although some experience of belly dance is necessary.
The weekend will include Paulette’s invigorating tribal style belly dance instruction, workout, and journaling sessions;
along with Lynea’s Yoga for bellydancers and her hot blend of African Tribal dance.
This year we are thrilled to have Samantha Riggs joining us-get ready for high energy Bhangra, and meditative Temple Bollywood.
This is a fabulous blend for our weekend of dance and writing–add luscious outdoor hot tubbing, steamy saunas, great vegetarian meals, some down time, and the peacefulness of the mountains, and our circle of dancing women just gets stronger and more remarkable every year! This is for dancers please, some experience necessary.

Included in the weekend fee are all of your vegetarian meals, the various dance classes, time for soaking in geo-thermal hot tubs and sweating in the amazing sauna, your shared rustic and cozy cabin (roommate requests taken but not guaranteed), down time for a massage which must be scheduled in advance. On Friday night, to help with our dance and journaling sessions, we will have a chocolate feast! On Saturday night, we have our infamously informal salon where you can show us your stuff–be it dance, poetry, a song, whatever; and share some of your writing if you desire. We will send you an info packet with the schedule and what to bring as we get closer to the dates! Schedule may vary 🙂

Retreat starts Friday night at dinner until Sunday at noon before lunch. Breitenbush Hot Srpings is a 2 ½ hour drive south east of Portland, in the mountains. Space is limited and sells out quickly, so get your deposit in right away!
I may be able to help find rides for those of you flying in. If you can offer a ride, please let me know. Carpooling is a great thing!
All cabins have one or two roommates. There are 2 single rooms in the main lodge. You can try to request them!

To hold your place, a deposit of $150.00
You can Paypal the deposit of $150.00 plus a paypal fee of $3.00 ($153.00) to
*Or y ou can mail a check to me:
Gypsy Caravan
23808 Blunk Dr.
Clatskanie, OR 97016
But you must email me first to make sure there is still space available and I will put your name on this list.

FEES: Rates for the weekend, Friday through Sunday
Deposit of $150.00 will hold your spot. To get the early discount, the entire amount of the weekend must be PAID IN FULL by February 15th, 2010.
*There are absolutely no refunds or exchanges.

Cabin with Bathroom: You must email me first to check for availability!
Cabin with a bathroom (CW/B) not guaranteed,
only on a first come basis
Early payment discount, total received before Feb. 15th, 2010-
$297.00 total After Feb. 15th-$322.00

Cabin without a bathroom (CWO/B)
Early payment discount, total received before Feb. 15th, 2010-
$275.00 total After Feb. 15th, $295.00

*Please submit your roommate request to Paulette with your deposit, and we will try to honor your request.
*Special meal requests for vegan and wheat-free diets must be made in advance please, through Breitenbush. Contact them for masssage appointments too.

to register: contact Paulette at

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