Dates, times, venues

Journey to the Heart - residential 5 rhythms dance Year Group 2020


“Journey to the Heart”

Full details of new dates and format here
Note: the requirement to attend all four has been removed 🙂

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:  £14 / £12 / £10 conc
* Please note:
– Hamilton House reception is now only guaranteed to be staffed until 8:15pm, though there may be someone there until 8:30. Please arrive in plenty of time (the class starts at 8pm) or you may not be able to get in.

– Classes are held every Friday throughout the year – the only exception being the week between Xmas and New Year. For details of any guest teachers and special classes, join our mailing list.
– and finally… Covid-19 – the importance of ‘moving with this’…

Guest teachers in 2020:
Jan 31 – Andrew Holmes
Feb 14 – Dawn Morgan
Feb 21 – Jean Rankin
Feb 28 – Jessica Howie
[Apr 24 – Neil Pinnock – cancelled 🙁 ]

(how lucky are we?!? 🙂 )

And t.b.c. later in the year, there will be guests on (at least) these dates…
June 26, Sept 18, Nov 6

Many thanks to our Guest teachers in 2019 & 2018 who included:
Alex Mackay, Andrew Holmes, Dawn Morgan, Dean Kayum, Jean Rankin, Jessica Howie, Neil Pinnock, Reem Behzad.

* Note: unless otherwise stated, guest teacher classes are generally not ‘Sweat Your Prayers®’ or ‘Fundamentals’, even if they fall on those dates. See…

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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.

Next term will start in late April:
Term dates:
Apr 28 – July 14 *
(*11 sessions with 1 week break on June 9)
Initially: Online (currently on Zoom)
When permitted: Dance Studio 2, Hamilton House, Bristol (see below)
— the larger studio, with fully sprung floor —
Times: 8pm – 10:30pm
Price: £45 membership & online participation
+ pro rata ‘top-up’ on returning to the studio

To renew (existing members) or sign up (from waiting list):

To find out more:

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, probably in two or three ‘terms’, in an extended format of up to 18 sessions (plus ongoing informal meet-ups in between!)
as before, 4 hours each, Mondays 10am-2pm.
Dates t.b.c.

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 Hamilton House

Bernadette also teaches classes outside Bristol, by invitation when the regular teacher is away, and at Festivals and Summer Schools – recent and upcoming dates include:

2018 dates included:
March 26 – Glastonbury (Jean Rankin’s “Dance Your Dream Awake”)
April 14 – Tufnell Park, London (Sue Rickards’ “A Call to Dance”)
April 18 – Exeter (“Barefoot Dance”)
May 13 – Spirit Fest, Bristol
May 22 – Exeter (“Barefoot Dance”)
June 25 – Glastonbury (Jean Rankin’s “Dance Your Dream Awake”)
Aug 8-12 – Tribe of Doris Summer School
Dec 5 – Exeter (“Barefoot Dance”)

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!)

Hamilton House can be found within the heart of Stokes Croft, just 10 minutes walk from Bristol City centre. It is opposite Turbo Island, on the junction of Stokes Croft, Jamaica Street and City Road.
[Google map link here]

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.


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