Dates, times, venues

Weekly 5 Rhythms Classes & Groups in Bristol


>> No Friday class on Dec 29th – classes as usual before and after 🙂 <<

>> New Year Party – “Creativity from Chaos” – Dec 31 <<

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

Weekly 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 break t.b.c)

Contact Jon to enquire 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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  • 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 ...
  • Solstice Dance Dec 22 (drop-in)
    & New Year Party – Dec 31, 2017
    Xmas / Winter Solstice Dance – Fri Dec 22nd (drop-in) (usual time and place – see where & when) Join us to celebrate the turning point, when the days start to lengthen again 🙂 Shake off any creeping S.A.D. and escape the Christmas crazies with great music in a warm, nurturing space with our lovely dancing community. ...
  • Sweat Your Prayers, Nov 24 (drop-in) “Sweat Your Prayers®” – this Friday night November 24, 8pm-10:30pm Friday classes continue through December, but this Friday is your last chance to ‘Sweat Your Prayers’ before Xmas. Our usual guided warm-up then a wave with no words, simply moving through the 5 Rhythms with music as our guide. To sweat is to pray, to make an offering ...
  • Sweat Your Prayers (Hallowe’en) Oct 27 (drop-in) … and New Year This week… a reminder and a date for your diary… “Sweat Your Prayers®” – this Friday night October 27, 8pm-10:30pm Our monthly cycle comes around as usual this Friday to ‘Sweat Your Prayers’ – a guided warm-up then a wave with no words, simply moving through the 5 Rhythms with music as our guide. What better way to ...

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