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The fastest way to still the mind is to move the body.


Weekly Classes



Saturday

Deep Dive Waves London Ewelina Jendrzejczak
5Rhythms Shepton Somerset Catherine Llewellyn

Sunday

Sunday night Waves Manchester Manchester Clare Backwell
Sunday "Sweat Your Prayers" Brighton Neda Nenadic

Periodic Classes

Sunday Morning Waves Next Class 4 Nov 2018 Leeds Rose Karen Ramsay
Hyde Park Waves with Eliza and Ben Next Class 27 Oct 2018 Leeds Ben Deutsch
Sweaty Saturdays Next Class 27 Oct 2018 Birmingham Neil Pinnock
Sweaty Thursdays Next Class 15 Nov 2018 London Nikki Ashley
Waves Next Class 16 Nov 2018 Cambridge Jason Rowe
5Rhythms Full Moon Dances For Women Next Class 24 Oct 2018 London Nikki Ashley
Explore - A Closed Group Next Class 23 Oct 2018 Birmingham Neil Pinnock
Full Moon Dance for Women Next Class 24 Nov 2018 Norfolk Mary Hedger
Body Prayer Next Class 21 Oct 2018 London Ruth Hirst
5 Rhythms Southampton Next Class 20 Oct 2018 Southampton Ajay Rajani
Sweaty Thursday with Ajay Next Class 18 Oct 2018 London Ajay Rajani
Sweat it Out York Next Class 28 Oct 2018 York Eliza Bouwens
Back to Basics - First and Third Saturdays Next Class 20 Oct 2018 London Stuart Phillips
Body Prayer Next Class 21 Oct 2018 London Ruth Hirst
Friday Night Next Class 9 Nov 2018 Cambridge Ruth Hirst
Southampton 5 Rhythms Next Class 17 Nov 2018 Southampton Ruth Hirst

Upcoming Workshops



Ecstatic Soul Sessions

London - 3 Mar 2018 to 15 Dec 2018
Nikki Ashley - Ajay Rajani

True Ecstasy is not a fleeting moment of euphoria. True ecstasy is when the body, heart, and mind are aligned in conscious awareness and aliveness. Through this connection, the essence of who we are, our soul, is revealed.

Dancing is a potent and embodied way of accessing ecstatic states of being, connecting us to the depths of all that we are as human beings. We feel our aliveness, in all its guises, the pleasure and the pain, the tears and the joy, the mundane and the downright funky.

The 5Rhythms map guides us to discover ourselves more deeply by moving from Flowing to Staccato, through Chaos into Lyrical and back into Stillness from which all movement comes. 

As Gabrielle Roth said: "Ecstasy is not an idea, a goal, but it can be the expectation of everyday. Those times that we are grounded in our body, pure in our heart, clear in our mind, rooted in our soul, and suffused with the energy, the spirit of life, are our birthrights."

Ecstatic Soul Sessions are an invitation to dance and to remember who we are. They are a five hour Saturday daytime sessions, and include a tea break. All dancers welcome. 

Nikki and Ajay trained together with Jonathan Horan, in 2014. They have been studying closely under Christian de Sousa for the past 8 years and are aligned in the same passion to cultivate a rich and dynamic community in London. St Peters Church is the home of Sweaty Thursdays, a very popular weekly 5Rhythms drop-in class, set up and run by Christian de Sousa, with Ajay & Nikki now joining Christian on the facilitation team. 

 

This workshop will count towards the 5Rhythms Teacher Training Waves prerequisites.

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Spirit Body

Norfolk - 19 Oct 2018 to 20 Oct 2018
Jason Rowe

The 5Rhythms is a gateway to spirit.

We’ve been taught how to carry the head by our feet and yet little explored the vast wilderness in between.

In this evening and day workshop we’ll dance the Waves map investigating the different energetics that organically exist within the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness to embody our human physicality. We’ll move with this embodiment to experience that we are more than just a body, expanding and empowering ourselves in co-creation with spirit.


'You are not in the body, the body is in you.' Gabrielle Roth


Friday 19th October 19.30pm to 21,30pm
Saturday 20th October 11 am to 5pm.
Please bring a light lunch to share, if you would like to.

£70 standard
£55 low income, concs.

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Local Teachers

Jean Rankin Glastonbury Teaching Since: 2007 Dancing Since: 1997

“To dance awake is to come alive to the full brilliance of life!”

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Jason Rowe London Teaching Since: 2010 Dancing Since: 2003

“Yes to Life!”

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Mary Hedger Norfolk   Dancing Since: 2010

“Plug into the bigger picture. Feel the transformation. - Jonathan Horan”

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Tess Howell Brighton Teaching Since: 2014 Dancing Since: 2001

“I dance because I feel passionate about living as embodied and awake as can be, because I want to co-create a community that loves living life….. Dance is my dharma. Moving mindfully into each moment….”

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Ben Deutsch Leeds Teaching Since: 2016 Dancing Since: 2005

“Where the freedom of rock'n'roll meets the discipline of meditation.”

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Stuart Phillips London   Dancing Since: 2007

“Each of the rhythms takes us on a journey, the body being the vehicle and the wave our map.....with these we can go anywhere”

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Emma Leech London Teaching Since: 2001 Dancing Since: 1991

“Dance is my passion, My Love affair with life on the dance floor....”

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Andrew Holmes Stroud Teaching Since: 1997 Dancing Since: 1992

“How do we live?
How do we heal?
How do we better serve those around us?
How do we love?
How do we rest more often in the arms of Spirit?”

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Alain Allard Brighton Teaching Since: 1997 Dancing Since: 1991

“"Disease is inertia. Healing is movement. If you put the body in motion, you will change. You are meant to move: from flowing to staccato, through chaos into lyrical and back into the stillness from which all movement comes." Gabrielle Roth”

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Neil Pinnock West Midlands Teaching Since: 2007 Dancing Since: 2001

““Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.” ― Osho, ”

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Mark Austin Manchester   Dancing Since: 2008

“So much time we spend thinking as adults in the modern world! Let’s get back to the body, feel the music and reconnect with ourselves and eachother!”

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Liz Collier -   Dancing Since: 1996

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Richard Wiltshire London Teaching Since: 2016 Dancing Since: 2005

“My prescription for my own healing and the healing of others is to dance...~ Gabrielle Roth”

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Francis Michael Eliot Hebden Bridge Teaching Since: 2004 Dancing Since: 1999

“I teach as I would like to be taught: with sensitivity, integrity, and a deep passion for the transformative power of the practice. ”

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Neda Nenadic Brighton Teaching Since: 2010 Dancing Since: 1981

“The beat is a lover that never disappoints and, like all lovers, it demands 100 percent surrender. We dance to fall in love with the spirit in all things. Gabrielle Roth”

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Ajay Rajani London Teaching Since: 2014 Dancing Since: 2009

“Forget the dancer. Become the dance. That is the meditation. - Osho”

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Yiannis Thrasyvoulou Singapore Teaching Since: 2014 Dancing Since: 2007

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

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Bradley Starkey Canterbury Teaching Since: 2014 Dancing Since: 2000

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman ”

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Nikki Ashley London Teaching Since: 2014 Dancing Since: 2005

“Dance creates open spaces for us to pour our souls into and surrender to our destiny; to be free”

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Adam Barley - Teaching Since: 1994 Dancing Since: 1988

“What's happening? What wants to happen? How can we contribute? ”

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Ewelina Jendrzejczak London Teaching Since: 2014 Dancing Since: 2000

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

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Katarzyna Kat Pugowska London Teaching Since: 2010 Dancing Since: 1998

“Dance when you're broken open. Dance when you've torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you're”

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Jessica Howie Oxford Teaching Since: 2007 Dancing Since: 1993

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Emma Roberts Brighton Teaching Since: 2010 Dancing Since: 1997

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John Porter - Teaching Since: 2004  

“'Your soul is born out of the unity of your body, your heart, your mind, and it is moved by universal spirit' (Gabrielle Roth, Connections, Jeremy Tarcher/Penguin, page 114)”

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Rose Karen Ramsay Bradford Teaching Since: 2010 Dancing Since: 2003

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Shoshana Diamond Stowe, Vermont Teaching Since: 2007 Dancing Since: 1998

“It is a fascinating discovery, while practicing 5Rhythms movement, when the body acts as guide to ones own personal well-being.”

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Gavin Lee (Teacher In Training) Hebden Bridge   Dancing Since: 2008

“Helping you to find your roots and wings.”

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Reem Behzad (Teacher In Training) -   Dancing Since: 2008

“I dance because I value freedom in every shape & form, because I want to forever continue to be liberated, physically, emotionally and mentally.”

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James Hogan (Sweat SpaceHolder) Hampshire   Dancing Since: 2012

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Catherine Stagg-Macey (Sweat SpaceHolder) Hampshire   Dancing Since: 2012

“You are a ghost driving a meat coated skeleton made from stardust, riding a rock, hurtling through space. Fear nothing. ”

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Irem Luqman (Sweat SpaceHolder) Reading   Dancing Since: 2014

“Movement is my medicine, my meditation, my metaphor and my method, a living language we can rely upon to tell us the truth about who we are, who we are with, and where we are going. There is no dogma in the dance. - G.Roth.”

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Judit Juhasz (Sweat SpaceHolder) Southampton    

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