Dates, times, venues

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(Jan 8 & 15 classes cancelled)
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Weekly 5 Rhythms Classes & Groups in Bristol

Friday Classes (all welcome)

Dates: Weekly on a Friday night, all year round – pre-booking essential
Times: 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Venue: Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill, BS7
(IMPORTANTGETTING THERE – SEE BELOW)
Price:  £14 / £12 / £10 conc
Booking:
You can book up to 4 weeks ahead – BOOK NOW

* Please note:
– Classes are held every Friday throughout the year – the only exception being the week between Xmas and New Year, and one week in each of spring and autumn (t.b.c.). For details of any guest teachers and special classes, join our mailing list.

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?!? 🙂 )

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…

More about open (formerly ‘drop-in’) classes  |  [Team login]

“Rhythm Circle” – a weekly ongoing closed group

In-Rhythm logo glowingWeekly on a Thursday night – pre-booking per term essential.
The group runs in three ‘terms’ of approximately 12 sessions and USUALLY stops for the summer.

Our next term starts in January:
Term dates:
Jan 7 – Mar 25 (12 sessions, no break)
Venue: St Michael’s Parish Hall, Park Ln, Bristol BS2 8BE
Times: 7:30pm – 10pm
Price: £144  (£120 conc) membership for 12 sessions.

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 last 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, and at Festivals and Summer Schools – recent and upcoming dates include:

For example, 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”)


Venues

Our venue for Friday open classes:

Horfield Parish Church Hall

The hall is in a beautiful green and spacious area – peaceful with mature trees, and plenty of fresh air. It is spacious with a lovely high ceiling, plenty of good ventilation, and a gorgeous fully sprung wooden dance floor.

Horfield Parish Church HALL
43, Wellington Hill,
Horfield, Bristol, BS7 8ST
(just off Gloucester Road)
[Google map]

IMPORTANT:
The Parish Church HALL is on the LEFT side of Wellington Hill as you come up from Gloucester Road.
(The postcode alone will take you to the wrong place – to the church, not the hall!)

Our venue for Thursday ‘Rhythm Circle’ closed group is:

St Michael’s Parish Hall
Park Ln, Bristol BS2 8BE
[Google map]

St Michael’s Parish Hall

The hall is located on St Michaels Hill very near to the centre of Bristol. It is only a 10 minute walk from the City Centre and easily accessible via bus. We have exclusive access to the playground immediately below the hall for easy parking.


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