Waves

The 5Rhythms dance practice was created by Gabrielle Roth. We move through the rhythms of flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical and stillness to music that helps us to connect with these five distinct energies.

The class is gently guided to awaken our physical bodies and how we are in the moment. This is our starting point, to discover and explore ourselves just as we are.

The held space helps us through the challenges of this, the start of a transformational shift to our usual state of being.

Gabrielle Roth's map of the 5Rhythms is a powerful catalyst to connect us to our soul with body, mind and heart all joining the conversation!

Recommended reading 'Sweat Your Prayers' by Gabrielle Roth - 'Mine is a dancing path. I have no traditions, no roots, no wise old tribal soul to give me counsel. They were burned at the stake centuries ago. Somebody got scared of shamans. Somebody got scared of people dancing till they became a sweaty prayer and fell in an ecstatic heap of bones on this Mother earth.'

‘To sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self. Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. Sweat is an ancient and universal form of self healing, whether done in the gym, the sauna, or the sweat lodge. I do it on the dance floor.’

Gabrielle Roth

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