~ what if Anger were a sure fire sign that we still give a shit – that some things have gone too far – that we might be willing to make a move or draw a line or risk reaching out or stepping up or speaking true on behalf of what we love?
~ what if Sorrow were a shimmering, wavering thread – weaving us imperfectly, irrevocably, into the infinite fabric of lovers and losers and grievers, guiding us toward and through the soft-bellied mysteries of life and loss and renewal and time?
~ what if Joy were a gift – an amazement, a renewal, a moment’s miracle – as refreshing and unbidden as morning light gilding the grass, shared laughter releasing the tensions, a thunderstorm over thirsty land?
~ what if Compassion were simple, available, easy – not a big deal – an enlivened response to the moment, and to the ways that our people and our circles and our places need us – honest, connected, and full of heart?
We will move with these enquiries, held and guided by the dynamic maps of the 5Rhythms®, and from the perspective that emotional energies – the ones we are most comfortable with, as well as the ones we may have a tricky relationship with – are expressions of life-force, intelligence, and love.
And we will dance. Take Heart.
The 5Rhythms® is a powerful movement practice which guides participants to re-connect with their own innate body-knowledge, wellness, and wisdom. Each of the 5Rhythms – Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness – is a distinct field of energy-in-motion, and each one holds specific teachings. We know from experience that when we move our bodies, emotions naturally arise. In the Heartbeat™ map we use our movement practice to enliven, articulate, embody and befriend the intelligence, fluidity, and fullness of our own hearts.
Friday October 7 – 7 to 9:30pm
Saturday October 8 – 11am to 5pm
Sunday October 9 – 11am to 5pm
> to register at the Supported rate through Eventbrite: select a Standard ticket, type 'Supported' in the promo code area, and click 'Apply' -- the $50 discount will be applied to your ticket.
> to register at the Supporter rate through Eventbrite: select your ticket, and select Add-ons below. $50 will be added to your ticket price and will be applied to another dancer's attendance.
> to register at the Standard rate: select one Standard ticket.
Places are limited; group will be capped at 30 people total in the hall.
If you feel called to attend and these prices are a barrier, please email Kellie5rhythms@gmail.com and we'll work it out.
3 crew places are available at a reduced cost ($150) in exchange for your hands-on support. To enquire, please contact Kellie.
50% refund for cancellations from September 27th to October 7th.
No refunds for no-shows.
If you are experiencing cold/flu/COVID symptoms or have had a known exposure to COVID <10 days prior to the workshop, please let us know and please do not attend. You will receive a 75% refund for any sessions missed due to exposure or illness.