GOMARDULI
MAY JAM

MAY 17 - 23 2021,
WESTERN GEORGIA

We are happy to invite you to a big international Contact Improvisation Jam in Georgia


Time for the dance reunion.

Be with us.

- Jams and labs

- 2 dance spaces

- Live music

- Meditation and yoga

- Mountain spring

- Sauna

- 40 participants

- Safe space

Gomarduli Zen Garden
The first and the only retreat center in Georgia. The perfect spot for meditation, yoga, mindfulness, and outdoor activities. Gomarduli is created for inner discoveries, healing, refreshing, inspiration, and finding your people.

It's a place where you can pull back, withdraw your everyday life and focus your attention on things that you truly love.

Getting into the country
From March Georgia allows to enter people from the EU, Israel, USA, Switzerland, Norway, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Turkey
with 72-hours PCR test.


Rest of the world:

Can come having the document about vaccination (any kind of vaccine)


Gomarduli is a Covid-free place. It is a mountain resort, the village is about 1 km away, about 40 families live there. We are about 30-40 people living here, those who arrive, are coming with the test or vaccine.

For questions, please contact us:

somaticfest@gmail.com

Whatsapp/Telegram:
+38 050 287 86 10

Basics
We are located on the mountain, about 1 km from the village.
Place is workable, there is 25 mbit/s Wi Fi in each house + in the restaurant.
We have laundry, bar, coffee machine and sauna.
There is no store in the village, bring your tobacco and chocolates with you.
We have a cat, a dog, 3 horses, 50 cows and 840 frogs in the pond.

Rooms


We have about 20 beds in rooms and 16 in dorms.
This time we don't make a difference in price. Book first - get a place in a room.





Spaces
We have 2 studios - 200 sq.m. indoor studio with the wooden floor and 300 sq.m. outdoor space with dancing linoleum. Also we have a tea bar, sauna, spacious terrace for dining, indoor chillout and beautiful forest around.

Food

Vegan rustic food, fresh local vegetables and fruits.
Nutritious and delicious.
Guilty pleasures like cheese and fish are also around :)

As for the drinks, we are offering fresh coffee, blackberry tea, wild strawberries tea, chinese teas, cacao and more.





How to get to Gomarduli!
Gomarduli Village
60 km from Batumi
GPS 41.6639° N, 42.1968° E
(You have to pass Shuakhevi first!)

Bus website (from Kutaisi)
Train website (from Tbilisi)

Your best friend in Georgia:
+995 591 01 77 22
gomardulilife@gmail.com

Cost

250 euro

Including accommodation, food and all of the jams!


40 spots only

D A N C E

You might also want to know about:


SOMATIC BODY INTENSIVE


There's an exciting Intensive coming up. The training will be led Christine Cole, director of SomaticBODY Training, and 3 of her advanced students, studying for the Teacher Training. All are master teachers in their own right, on Contact Impro, IBMT, Axis Syllabus, Choreography, and Fascia Specialis .


There will also be SomaticBODY clinics, where the candidates offer personal sessions in a group setting.


See the event page for more info.





THE ARK | RESIDENCY


If you wish to participate in both events in May, you might like to stay for the whole month and join our community in residency, including accomodation, 3 healthy meals a day and all the daily classes of Yoga, CDP, Contact Impro, Contemporary Dance and more.


We love having new members co-living with us in our Ark. You can book for up till 3 months and spend the summer dancing in the mountains with us. See the residency page for more info.




Come and Dance!
We are looking forward to meeting you!
Say something :)
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