Dates, times, venues

Weekly 5 Rhythms Classes & Groups in Bristol

Friday Classes (all welcome)

All classes currently pre-booked only
click here to book online

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
AND: Simultaneous Online ‘Livestream’ on Zoom
Price:  £14 / £12 / £10 conc
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 Monday night – pre-booking per term essential.
Monday sessions run in three ‘terms’ and USUALLY stop for the summer.

Our next term starts in September:
Term dates:
Sept 14 – Dec 14 (no session Nov 9) *
(*13 sessions)
Venue: [t.b.c.]
Times: 7:30pm – 10pm [t.b.c]
Price: £156  (£130 conc) membership for 13 sessions.

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

  • Booking: [opens soon]

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”)


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]

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 Monday ‘Rhythm Circle’ closed group this term is:

View of dance studio
Dance Studio 2, Hamilton House

Fabulous ‘Harlequin’ professional sprung dance floor in a spacious dance studio.

Studio 2, Level 4
Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY
[Google map]

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

St Matthews Church Hall
Cotham Side,
Cotham, Bristol, BS6 5TP
(entrance on Clare Road)
[Google map]

St Matthews Church, Cotham

The hall is in a lovely quiet residential area just 5 minutes up the hill from Stokes Croft/Gloucester Road. It is the lower half of the church itself, recently refurbished, with good quality soft vinyl flooring.

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