New York

For 20+ years, the streets of New York City have been Gabrielle & Jonathan's laboratory, daily community, and the inspiration that is the 5Rhythms body of work and vision.

Our NYC teachers service the dynamic, diverse and dedicated tribe you could expect to make their way onto our dancefloors here. It provides a refuge of rhythm for those who are hungry to maintain a real self within the creative pulse, urban edge, and tribal soul of Manhattan. There is no more exciting place on earth, as it perfectly mirrors the complexity and challenges we face when we look within. Our NYC offerings of daily classes, short and long form workshops are available to dance you through all levels of the 5Rhythms every year.


Tjedni Satovi


Journey into Trance

New York - 7 Jun 2024 to 9 Jun 2024
Jonathan Horan

"Trance is a tricky place, a place not many understand. It’s a mindful state that only happens when you get out of your way and fall into your true self so deeply that something inside clicks and you are simultaneously being and witnessing yourself.“ -- Gabrielle Roth

We all long for a place to call home, a place where we feel totally connected and at peace. But there is no home unless we find it in ourselves. The way home is a journey into trance. Trance is soul food, an injection of spirit that can carry us for days and weeks through subways and supermarkets, head-trips and heartaches.

In trance we move into the bigger picture. And from this vantage point we can see into the dark of our own hearts and let go of all the things that haunt us, relinquish them, turn them over to the Great Spirit. Sometimes, we are moved by the spirit of wolf, sometimes we are moved by the spirit of river or the spirit of fear or father. If we let go it takes us past our ordinary self into our luminous self. Any energy fully embodied can be a gateway.

Every time we hold our breath, we are holding back the Great Spirit and all its awesome power. But it is the very presence of that power we all deeply crave. We crave it because it is a catalyst; it shakes us up, keeps us real. It takes a lot of preparation to let go of being the mover and allow the self to be moved. In a million unspoken ways, we will be tested and rewarded.

This weekend is devoted to unwinding the mind, moving through specific maps and meditations that teach us how to more deeply traverse the world of trance. It is also an opportunity to deepen our 5Rhythms practice and connect with its roots.


SOUL CANVAS - Exploring Movement, Creative Writing, and Art.

New York - 28 Jun 2024 to 30 Jun 2024
Tata Lebanidze (Tata Leban)

 5Rhythms® Soul Canvas

   Since I was a little girl, I've always had a passion and my ways of expression, as I was super shy and introverted. I started drawing and painting when I was in kindergarten, expressing stories in my drawings, which continued throughout my life and led me to art school. I graduated in fine arts and design.

 Meanwhile, as long as I can remember, I have been journaling my entire life.

As a child, my diary was my imaginary friend that was always there to listen to my everyday life.

Growing up, I started writing poems, expressing my heart and emotions through them. I always found refuge in fully expressing my heart without guilt and shame. 

Growing up, dancing through life's challenges, I discovered the 5Rhythms practice, which opened up so many doors for me to fully spread my wings. Movement became the catalyst for transformation, leading me into self-discovery and the alchemy of my body, heart, and mind, reconnecting with my soul repeatedly.

In my personal healing journey, these are my main healing tools:

Art, writing, and dance that keeps me going in life.

It has been a long-time vision to create this offering at the right time, and here I am, fully feeling in my body and soul that this is a right time, to create this container of soul poetry that comes alive in movement, in poetry, and in art, with no rules—just a flow of energy, the frequency that moves through our being.


Welcome to the 5Rhythms® Soul Canvas workshop. 

An immersive journey into the realms of movement, poetry, and artistry.

In this transformative experience, I invite you to explore the synergy between the fluidity of dance, the eloquence of poetry, and the boundless expression of visual art.

What to Expect:

1. Dance Your Essence:

- Engage in the dynamic 5Rhythms practice, a movement meditation journey through the cosmology of the 5Rhythms map. Explore and unlock stories and emotions, and learn to articulate, embody, and ritualize the poetry of the soul through dance..

2. Expressive Poetry Sessions:

- Delve into the art of soulful poetry writing. Guided sessions will encourage you to articulate your emotions, experiences, and dreams through the written word. Discover the power of poetic expression as a pathway to self-discovery.

3. Visual Art Exploration:

-Tap into your creativity with visual art exercises.

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and expression through visual art exploration.

Whether it's drawing or mixed media.

(We will only use pencils, crayons, and markers—whichever you bring.) 

Allow the colors, shapes, and forms of your soul to be expressed visually, reflecting the depth of your emotions and creating a unique art piece that mirrors your inner landscape.

4. Integration of Movement and Art:

-Experience the beautiful fusion of movement and art creation. Use the dance floor as your canvas and let your body be the brush.

Explore the interplay between physical and visual expression.

5. Soulful Community Connection:

- Connect with like-minded souls on a shared journey of self-discovery. The workshop provides a supportive and nurturing space where participants can share insights, stories, and creative expressions, fostering a sense of community and shared inspiration.

6. No Rules, Just Flow:

- Embrace the freedom of expression with no rigid rules. Allow the energy to flow naturally, guiding you through a journey of self-exploration and creative discovery. This workshop is about tapping into your authenticity and letting your unique creative voice shine.

5Rhythms Soul Canvas is a unique opportunity to integrate movement, poetry, and visual art, creating a multidimensional expression of your innermost self. Join us in this exploration of the soul's canvas, where every movement and stroke tells a story, and every participant contributes to a collective masterpiece of embodied creativity.

   This is going to be Waves Workshop - which also counts as a pre-requisite for those who are on a teacher training path.


Lokalni Učitelji

Gabrielle Roth New York, New York Podučava Od: 1987 Pleše od: 1970

“Movement is my medium, my medicine, and my metaphor.”

Više obavijesti i raspored
Michael Gabriel-Griffith New York, New York    

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Kierra Foster-Ba New York, New York Podučava Od: 2007 Pleše od: 1997

“Dancing is bigger than the physical body...because you are dancing bigger than that. You are dancing spirit. - Judith Jamison”

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Ray Diaz New York, New York Podučava Od: 2014 Pleše od: 2011

“The Universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; Everything that you want, you already are. -Rumi_”

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Martha Peabody Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey Podučava Od: 1987 Pleše od: 1974

“"We dance to fall in love with the Spirit in all things"-Gabrielle Roth”

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Jane Selzer New York, New York Podučava Od: 1997 Pleše od: 1995

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Peter Selwyn New York, New York   Pleše od: 2012

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Jonathan Horan New York, New York Podučava Od: 1986 Pleše od: 1970

“My dance is my connection to the divine.”

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Tata Lebanidze (Tata Leban) New York, New York   Pleše od: 2013

“When I dance, the earth becomes my canvas, my body is like a brush, and my spirit sheds the colors of my soul! Through dance, I create the painting of my life. Transform my joy, suffering and love into art. And this art has become my healing.”

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Tammy Burstein New York, New York Podučava Od: 2001 Pleše od: 1997

“a moving meditation of bawdy, bright & broken prayers; a treasure hunt amongst the bones, the chambers of the heart, for buried wonder, a map to love.”

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Henya Emmer New York, New York   Pleše od: 2010

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Peter Fodera New York, New York Podučava Od: 2004 Pleše od: 1999

“Movement is the universal language of the heart”

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Stephanie Diamond Cold Spring, New York   Pleše od: 2006

“I believe that everyone should have a grounding practice, whether it’s meditating or playing basketball or walking around the neighborhood.”

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Mark Bonder Long Island, New York   Pleše od: 2000

“Dive deep and take every opportunity to lighten up!”

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Karen Ritscher New York, New York Podučava Od: 2010 Pleše od: 2000

“The dance offers the most alive and creative field in which to connect with self and Spirit: both wildly sacred and blessedly fun!”

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Ariel Karass New York, New York Podučava Od: 2016 Pleše od: 2002

“Listen to your life, see it for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness. Touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because in the last analysis all moments a”

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Daniela Plattner New York Podučava Od: 2014 Pleše od: 1990

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Jilsarah Moscowitz New York, New York Podučava Od: 2010 Pleše od: 2001

“look for me on the shores, washed up in the spirit of stillness -- having given myself to the great wave again and again. having given myself to each moment of each rhythm. ”

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Tanya Goldman New York, New York Podučava Od: 2014 Pleše od: 2008

“Dance until the dancer disappears and only the dance remains”

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Jason Goodman New York, New York Podučava Od: 2014 Pleše od: 1994

“When you dance, you can really love."

- Neil Young”

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Andrea Adamczyk Albany, New York Podučava Od: 2010 Pleše od: 1994

“this is it....where my heart fell in love with my soul. ”

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Angelina Fiordellisi (Sweat SpaceHolder) Garrison, New York   Pleše od: 2015

“"Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous." Bill Moyers”

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