Events

Contact Grace at: lifeasagarden@gmail.com to schedule a workshop anywhere in the world.

2022 – 2023 Events and Group journeys.
All events are subject to current local and world conditions.  

2023 – January 24 – 31 – Cuba – Maximum 14.  $1990.  A Dances of Universal Peace group journey to Cuba to explore the land, the sea, and experience the culture of Cuba.  This trip will have a different itinerary than our first journey, and will feature Havana’s cultural and historical locations, a day in the Biosphere in the natural world of Cuba, organic farm lunch, Cuban music, and more.  In Varadero, for several days, we’ll be on the beach to rest, dance, pray, explore the culture and natural parks.

Registration will begin on October 1, 2022.

To reserve your space before registration begins, send your name and contact information to Prajna Patti Kies at pattiburncake@hotmail.com 

or call (262) 745-7281 (cell) or (262) 642-9289.

2023 Cuba Flyer

2023 Cuba Details and Information

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2023 – April 14, 15, 16 – Old Town Fort Collins – Wisdom of the Ages – Retreat – A Dances of Universal Peace Retreat with a focus on Wisdom.  The wisdom that lies within no matter what age.  The wisdom we learned through life experience.  The wisdom of another: a teacher, mother, father, sister, brother.  May we bring ours to this retreat.

10 room accommodations are reserved for the group.  Choice of 2 Queen Beds (4 per room), or 1 King bed.

Old Town Fort Collins also has many short-term vacation rentals and hotels in the Old Town vicinity.

Registration will begin on October 1, 2022.  A link to make a room reservation will be provided at that time as well.

The Elizabeth Hotel is the single, luxury hotel within a 65-mile radius. Each room has a record player and selection of vinyl records. The lending library in the lobby has an even larger selection of records and musical instruments to borrow and play.

It has music venues onsite:  Fifth floor, with floor to ceiling windows and majestic views of Old Town and the Colorado Foothills, with live Jazz.  Rooftop outdoor terrace with fire pits.  A funky indoor/outdoor environment with live music, directly off the hotel lobby.  The Emporium: An American restaurant and coffee shop inside known as one of the best dining experiences in town.

Enjoy a resort atmosphere in a small city setting, just steps from Old Town.

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September 1 – 11, 2022 – Switzerland

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August 20 – 28, 2022 – Dancing Spirit Camp, England – near Bradford-on-Avon, England, on the Somerset/Wiltshire border – Dances of Universal Peace and more…….

This camp is brilliant.  It is almost at capacity, so if you plan to come, book your place soon.  The links below will give all the information you need.
Unicorn Village Camps
Dancing Spirit Camp Information | Unicorn Village Camps

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Rescheduled:  Sunday, May 22, 2022 – 1 – 3 pm – Dances of Universal Peace with Grace D Marie and Timothy Dobson – with Deborah Ogden and Jim Grant on percussion.

Join Timothy and Grace at the Avalon in Boulder.  We haven’t led Dances together since our local Colorado camp in 2019, almost 3 years, and we’re looking forward to offering a heartful time together to our beloved community.

Avalon Ballroom and Boulder Dance Coalition – Sodal Hall – 6185 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder, CO 80303

Proof of vaccination is required.  Boosters are not required.  Masks are optional. 
$20 suggested love gift, but any love gift is appreciated.

The Avalon is a vaccinated-only facility. The latest Avalon policy is always available at this link: https://boulderdance.org/avalon-use-policy-in-the-time-of-covid/

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October 10, 2021 – Virtual Zoom Dance with Grace – 10am – Mountain Standard Time

For world time: www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

Donations are offerings from the heart.  Las donaciones son ofrendas del corazon. 

www.PayPal.me/GraceDMarie

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September 12, 2021 – Sunday, Merry Meet – Dances of Universal Peace and Brunch, Fort Collins, Colorado.  REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY – I WILL SCHEDULE ANOTHER IN THE FUTURE.

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May 22, 2021 –  Saturday, Virtual Zoom Dance with Grace – 10am Mountain Standard Time

Unveiling the Parable and the Hidden Meaning of Genesis
Inspired by Neil Douglas-Klotz, with his book Original Meditations, previously titled Genesis Meditations, Genesis, as a parable, is a personal creation process that occurs every day. 

Visit Neil’s workshops website at:  https://abwoon.org/workshops/

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April 24, 2021 –  Saturday, Virtual Zoom Dance with Grace – 10am Mountain Standard Time

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August 27, 28, 29, 30, 2020 – Northern Colorado Dances of Universal Peace Camp – Berthoud, Colorado, at Parrish Ranch

CANCELLED – Due to the current local and global pandemic.  I look forward to another opportunity to come together to Eat, Dance, and Pray in the future.

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February 17 – 25, 2020 – Peru – Join us in Miraflores and Tierra Langla for community gathering and retreat in beautiful Peru !

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February 8 – 15, 2020 – Guatemala – Corazon del Cielo, Corazon de la Tierra – Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth – Our journey to this beautiful country continues for an 8th journey, as we share, create, and grow in the wisdom of our Mayan family, with our seasoned team of Grace, Hassan, Cascada, and Elizabeth.

February 6 – 7, 2020 – Antigua, Guatemala – Pre-Trip Workshop with Carlos Barrios -Shaman and Member of the Mayan Elders Council – Author of The Book of Destiny

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January 23 – 30, 2020 – CUBA – Discovering the Magic and Mystery of CUBA – a group cultural journey with the Dances of Universal Peace.

$1725 – Join us for this first-time group cultural journey with the Dances of Universal Peace. We have a private custom itinerary with a local Cuban company, and an English-speaking guide, as we travel to Havana, Viñales, Trinidad, and much more.

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January 17 – 20, 2020 – Love is the Key – San Luis Obispo, CaliforniaDancing Hearts Retreat – with Grace Marie

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November 1 – 3, 2019 – Nashville, Tennessee – My Life is My Prayer – Dances of Universal Peace Retreat – at the Farm Community with Grace Marie.

Check the website for details:  www.greenliferetreats.com

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August 22 – 25, 2019 – Berthoud, Colorado – The Heart of Love – Dances of Universal Peace Camp at Parrish Ranch  – with Grace Marie, Jen Friedman, Bernie Heideman, and Timothy Dobson.

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May 16 – 19, 2019 – Sky Camp, Eugene, Oregon – with Grace Marie – The Path of the Heart, Dances of Universal Peace Camp.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – The Walks of Murshid Samuel Lewis – Join Grace in learning to integrate the Elemental and Planetary Walks in your daily life.

Friday – Sunday, May 17 – 19, 2019 – Dances of Universal Peace Retreat with Grace Marie.

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March 21, 2019 – Thursday Night Dances of Universal Peace – 7:30 pm – 210 East Oak St., Fort Collins, Colorado

An evening of Dances of Universal Peace with Grace, in beautiful Old Town Fort Collins.

$10 – $15 Donation.

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February 10 – 18, 2019 – Deeper into the Heart of the Maya – Guatemala: A Dances of Universal Peace Journey with Grace Marie,  Elizabeth Dequine, Hassan Paul Swanson and more.

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August 23 – 26, 2018 – Bless Our Roots II –  7th Dance Camp at Parrish Ranch, Berthoud, Colorado – with Grace Marie, Timothy Dobson, Britt Ripley, Jen Friedman, Deborah Ogden, Marsha Marberry and Mansur Richard Conviser.

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July 29 – August 4, 2018 – Wilderness Dance Camp – Flathead Lake, Montana – with Grace Marie, Eric Narayan, Bernie Heideman and Connie Zareen

Join us at the feet of Glacier National Park for this awesome dance camp.

More Information and To Register:  www.wildernessdancecamp.com

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May 18, 2018 – Friday – Dances of Universal Peace with Grace Marie and Britt Ripley – 210 E Oak St., Fort Collins – 7 – 9 pm

June 24, 2018 – Sunday – 50th Anniversary of the Dances of Universal Peace with Grace Marie and Britt Ripley – Unitarian Universalist Church, 3005 Thomes, Cheyenne, Wyoming – we will be dancing at the same time with many circles worldtime to celebrate this wonderful occasion.

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April 20 – 22, 2018 – The Path of the Heart with Grace Marie – Geyserville, California at Isis Oasis – The perfect setting to spiritually regroup is beautiful Isis Oasis. It includes a spacious “theater hall” for dancing, lovely garden areas, pool, hot tub, sauna, and large dining room with fireplace. It is located in Sonoma County, 1.5 hours drive north of San Francisco, 20 min. north of Santa Rosa, off Hwy 101. Accommodations are shared rooms (first signed/first served), upper level dormitory in the lodge, your own RV or a tent. If this is your first time at Isis Oasis, a map with directions will be mailed to you; please register early so you will be sure to receive this information.

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April 12 – 15, 2018 – Winged Heart and the Journey of the Soul – Spring Retreat with special guest teacher Mariam Baker – Boulder, CO – For more information and registration:  Jyoti or Svetlana

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August 24 -27, 2017 – Dances of Universal Peace Camp – Bless Our Roots….and Dance – A gathering to honor the Roots of the Dances, its growth, bloom and Evolution.  The camp will be held at the same time of the blessing of Murshid Sam’s Dargah at the Lama Foundation in New Mexico.  We will endeavor to mirror the ceremony and honor the blessings many have received worldwide through the Dances of Universal Peace.

Berthoud, Colorado at Parrish Ranch – with Timothy Dobson and Grace Marie with Friends………….Mansur Richard Conviser on violin, Britt Ripley on guitar and support, Deborah Ogden and Jim Grant on drums/percussion, Marsha Marberry and yoga, Lynda and Brightheart with Buddhist practices.

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July 30 – August 5, 2017 – Wilderness Camp – Flathead Lake, Montana

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May 26 – 31, 2017  – 35th Annual Ozark Sufi Camp – Osage Beach, Missouri

Let My Heart Reflect thy Light – with guest teachers Grace Marie and Shivadam Adam Burke – Zikr, Dances of Universal Peace, Choir, Kids Camp and more….

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March 31 – April 1, 2, 2017 – Nelson, British Columbia Canada 

Dances of Universal Peace Retreat with Grace.

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