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

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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.

(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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  • Bernadette’s Back – Friday August 11 (drop-in) We trust you’ve had great dances with our wonderful guest teachers – we had a great time at Tribe of Doris Summer School, which was wonderful… Bernadette’s back – this Friday, August 18th …and it’s good to be back – we’re really looking forward to dancing with you again 🙂 Usual time, usual place: for details below see ...
  • Tuesday Places & a ‘Festival’ of Fridays We’ve so many exciting things to share I’ll keep it short – here are the highlights 🙂 Rhythm Circle – spaces available in our ongoing closed group On Tuesday nights we offer a more ‘taught’ space where we can deepen our focus further, and explore other areas of the extraordinary 5 Rhythms map together. It’s popular, powerful, ...
  • Midsummer Dance Celebration – June 23 (drop-in) Midsummer Dance Celebration A Solstice celebration of light and life through the natural high of 5 Rhythms Dance In the face of the madness pervading our world in these crazy times, we’re choosing to focus on the enduring beauty, majesty and mystery of our mother-earth at this turning point in the year. You are invited to join us join ...
  • Unlock your latent creativity on Awakening the Creative-Self Year Programme Oct 2017 – May 2018 Last year was awesome, and we didn’t want it to end… so this year we’ve made it much longer. Come and dance, create, laugh, cry, dance again – and most of all, unlock your latent creativity and release your poet, painter, dancer, writer, actor, musician… any or all and probably more. ...

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