Dates, times, venues

Weekly 5 Rhythms Classes & Groups in Bristol

Drop-in Classes (all welcome)

Dates: Weekly on a Friday night, all year round
Times: 8pm – 10:30pm
Venue: Dance Studio 2, Hamilton House, Bristol (see below)
Price:  £12 (£10 conc)
Classes continue unbroken throughout the year –
for details of any guest teachers and special classes, join our mailing list.

Guest teachers:
July 28 – Jean Rankin (‘Sweat Your Prayers’)
Aug 4 – Keef Miles
Aug 11 – Neil Pinnock
Sept 15 – Dawn Morgan

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Rhythm Circle New 2“Rhythm Circle” – a weekly ongoing closed group

Weekly on a Tuesday night – pre-booking per term essential. Tuesday sessions run in three ‘terms’ and stop for the summer.

Sept 12 – Dec 12 * (with 1 week half-term break Oct 24)

Contact Jon to apply to join us (or join the waiting list) now!
Times: 8pm – 10:30pm
Venue: Dance Studio 2, Hamilton House, Bristol (see below)
— the larger studio, with fully sprung floor —
Price (Sept-Dec): £117 (£104 conc) for 13 sessions 🙂

Dancing Centaur, drawn by a hand, drawn by another hand“Awakening the Creative-Self” – a weekly course to Discover & Recover innate Creativity

Booking is now open for this year’s course running from Oct 2017 to May 2018, in an extended format of 18 sessions
as before, 4 hours each, Mondays 10am-2pm.
Dates are:
Oct 2 – Nov 27 (8 sessions, half term break Oct 23)
Jan 22 – Feb 26 (5 sessions, half term break Feb 12)
Apr 16 – May 21 (5 sessions, bank hol break May 7)
(plus ongoing informal meet-ups in between!)

Please see the Awakening the Creative-Self page for full details and online booking.
(The 2016 course was full and fabulous – thank you everyone in our gorgeous group!)


Classes outside Bristol

Bernadette also teaches classes outside Bristol, by invitation when the regular teacher is away – recent & upcoming dates include:
July 1 – Tufnell Park, London (Sue Rickards’ “A Call to Dance”)
July 17 – Glastonbury (Jean Rankin’s “Dance Your Dream Awake”)
Aug 21 – Stroud (Dawn Morgan’s Monday 5 Rhythms)
Sept 4 – Glastonbury (Jean Rankin’s “Dance Your Dream Awake”)

DMAC logoVenue

Our venue for drop-in classes, the Rhythm Circle ongoing group, Awakening the Creative-Self course, and many other workshops and events is:

View of dance studioIn-Alignment Studios,
Hamilton House,
Bristol BS1 3QY
(it’s above The Canteen!)

(click for how to get there)

Home of DMAC-UK, it’s a fantastic venue – we’re usually in Studio 2 (sometimes in smaller Studio 1) – both have professional quality Harlequin dance floors.


Workshop & Events Calendar

Workshops, events, programmes, guest teachers and more…
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  • Harvest Full Moon, Oct 6 (drop-in) It’s Full Moon… the Harvest Moon… powerful energies of letting go, letting in the new… feeling all the emotional pushing and pulling, being in it… and breathing through it! Full Moon dancing is always powerful, can be beautiful, can be challenging… bring everything you are, everything you’re feeling – it’s all welcome – and LET’S ...
  • Sweat Your Prayers, Sept 29 (drop-in) “Sweat Your Prayers®” – this Friday night Sept 29, 8pm-10:30pm To sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self. Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. The more you dance… the more you sweat, the more you pray. The more you pray, the closer you are to ecstasy. — Gabrielle Roth Once ...
  • Autumn Equinox – Fri Sept 22 (drop-in) This Friday, let’s dance with the Equinox – another place of balance but, unlike the Solstice which is a still-point, at this time of year the nights are lengthening the fastest – the sun rises due East, sets due West, and day and night are almost* exactly the same length. Let’s dance with the energy of ...
  • Dawn Morgan in Bristol, Friday Sept 15 (drop-in) Dawn Morgan teaching in Bristol this Friday, Sept 15 Our lovely friend Dawn is back this week, with her very own magical mixture of playfulness and depth in her teaching – don’t miss her. Usual place and time – see where and when. and… Heads-up: next week is the Autumn Equinox Always a powerful moment to connect with the cycle ...

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