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” – a weekly ongoing closed group

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

Jan 9 – Mar 27 * (with 1 week half-term break)

Please see the short video ‘About Rhythm Circle’, and contact BERNADETTE (re process) OR JON (re practicalities/payment) if you’d like to apply to join us next time 🙂

Times: 8pm – 10:30pm
Venue: Dance Studio 2, Hamilton House, Bristol (see below)
— the larger studio, with fully sprung floor —
Price: Jan-Mar £104.50/(£93.50 conc) for 11 sessions


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

Next time, we plan to run a longer course, likely from Oct to May, in an extended format of 18 sessions
as before, 4 hours each, Mondays 10am-2pm.
Dates t.b.c. but roughly
Oct – Nov (8 sessions)
Jan – Feb (5 sessions)
Apr – May (5 sessions)
(plus ongoing informal meet-ups in between!)

Please see the Awakening the Creative-Self page for more details and to join the mailing list for this course.
(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”)
Dec 6 – Exeter
(2018 dates t.b.c)


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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  • What’s so special about Tuesdays? Our Friday classes restart this week 🙂 … but have you ever wondered about our Tuesday night classes? The course can be difficult to get onto as existing members and the ‘waiting list’ get first shout and then, if space allows, there’s a narrow window for others to dive in – That window is NOW. So ...
  • Dance as you mean to go on!
    First Friday class of 2018 – Jan 5 (drop-in)
    Happy New Year! Our Friday drop-in classes restart on Jan 5th, usual place, usual time. What better place and practice to crystallise and embody our New Year intentions – whether to dance more (!) or other things entirely? 🙂 See you on the dance floor! X  
  • Creativity from Chaos –
    New Year’s Night Party 2017-2018
    New Year Dance Party to Welcome in 2018 CREATIVITY FROM CHAOS A Party with a difference Book online here or contact Jon It’s a mad, mad world & we’re getting kinda crazy If you can’t find sanity – Find dance, find fun, find creativity. “At the heart of chaos is a still point – this is the creative source” Rogue In true 5 ...

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