Dates: 27 - 30 September 2013
Location: Sacred Grove Retreat, USA (see below)
Host - Robbie Warren
Alpha Dog - cajun
Drum Chief - Haghit Rosenberg
Sun Father - Henry Rowan
Water-Fire Crew - Trai Hill, Charlaine Hood
This is a brand new dance location for 2013. It immediately follows the Crew and Chief Gathering. Hope to see you there!
This dance promises to be very special with most of the crew and dancers having gone through the Open Heart Process at the beginning of the Crew and Chief Gathering.
Come DANCE with us.
$400-580 dancer fee based on ability to pay.
$50 crew fee
To register or for more information please email Tracey:
The fee you pay is based on the country you are from or you work in. The reason for this is because of the different economies in the world. Each country has a sliding scale based upon ability to pay. If you are say unemployed then you might want to pay the lower end. Or if you are in full time employment then you may be able to pay nearer the upper end.
If you are from USA, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Norway or similar economies the fee if you wish to dance is between $450-580 US dollars / 330-450 Euros or equivalent.
South Africa the fee to dance is 1850-2500 ZAR.
Israel, Palestine is 900-1300 NIS.
Bosnia / Croatia 175 Euro - 230 Euros
There is a discount for Youth Dancers under the age of 21: this amount is one half of the above fee.
The For the One dance is a not for profit organisation. The Crew, Coordinators or Chiefs are not paid. We pay the Chiefs' reasonable travel expenses whenever possible.
There are many expenses with the dance, and if we have any money left over after expenses, it is used by For the One Dance to support the work going forward. The “For the One” Organization is a not for profit organisation and any monies remaining are used to support the work on a global level.
Each dance has a crew that is larger normally than the number of dancers. Help is always needed. As a member of the crew, you will pay a fee to cover food and general expenses. This fee may vary from country to country but is typically about 50-75 US dollars.
For youth under the age of 21 it is one half of the above stated amount.
Sacred Grove Retreat, USA
15750 Mattons Grove
Sacred Grove is a retreat center based in North Carolina, USA. It is situated on 11 wooded acres and visitors can connect with nature by hiking scenic trails, taking a meditative walk on the labyrinth or enjoying the beauty of the butterfly garden.
After sunset, the stars are the backdrop for magical bonfires and drum circles. There is hardly any light pollution.
Sacred Grove is halfway between Charlotte and Raleigh North Carolina
For those coming from outside the USA the nearest biggest airport is Charlotte-Douglas International Aiport (airport code CLT). This is about 1 hour car drive away from Sacred Grove.
And there is also another big international airport nearby at Raleigh. This is called Raleigh-Durham International Airport (Airport code RDU). This is approximately 2 hours 15 minutes away from Sacred Grove by car.
Also there is Piedmont Triad International Airport (Airport Code GSO). Although this has mostly USA internal flights. Travel time in a car from here is about 1 hour 20 minutes.
Please find below a map of where Sacred Grove is located with the airports marked.
There is tent camping which is included in your Crew Fee.
There are beds inside the Grove House-mens room, womens rooms; showers, kitchen. There is an additional fee of $38 per night for a bed per person.