Created by Gabrielle Roth and practiced by tens of thousands worldwide, 5Rhythms® is a philosophy, perspective, performance art and a dynamic movement practice rooted in the principle that if you put the psyche in motion it will heal itself. New to this moving meditation practice? Unsure about what happens when you show up? We hope this bit of information will answer some questions.
As soon as you enter the space the music is playing and people are moving, practicing in silence. From time to time the facilitator offers cues for focus: breath, body parts, weight, pulse, release. There are no steps to learn. There is no way to do this “wrong”. With instruction or without, just allow your body to respond to the music in its own way. Feet are a good place to bring your attention; simply move them and tend to your breathing. Connecting with others is sometimes challenging at first. But remember that each invitation is in service to encouraging movement and exploration, medicine that reaches across all languages, cultures and age groups.
The five rhythms are: flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical and stillness. Each rhythm is a teacher and as you practice moving, your relationship to body, heart, mind, soul and spirit deepens. Some people feel right at home from the get-go and others feel a bit (or a lot) self-conscious. People in the room have a wide range of experience. Your own dance will be unique. It can be subtle, powerful, revealing and, over time, it can be transformative.
Where the 5Rhythms are practiced, a community is born to dance, to sweat, to change, to support, and to provide a safe place for each of us to shatter the ego’s hold and awaken the juicy, unpredictable, fascinating, edge-walking, rock star part of ourselves that yearns to be free.
Creativity. Connection. Community.
Classes in Sacramento
Vibrant community. Yearn to belong ? Want to be part of a dancing congregation, deepening week by week? Looking for somewhere to pause, check in with yourself, connect to like-hearted souls and let it all go? Long to set your spirit free?
Come dance with us:to the beat of incredible music…on a great old wood floor…in the company of a fabulous bunch of people…
We Simulcast this ONLINE class with the In-Person Class.
Wednesday March 24th will be our last ONLINE class for a bit. We return to Clara for a committed group.
Want to connect? To your tender overlooked interior? To other willing and amazing people? Do you want to be part of a community that moves together twice weekly and is continually deepening? When you‘re ready to break free, come dance Wednesday Waves. Break free of what? Habitual ways of moving, tried and no-longer-true ways of being, those not-so-useful ways of connecting. Come move, come breathe, come feel.
Sunday Sweat Your Prayers
Vibrant community. Yearn to belong ? Want to be part of a dancing congregation, deepening week by week? Feet in the grass, open air and sky above? Surrounded by trees and a beautiful garden?
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REGISTER for SUNDAY ONLINE
WEDNESDAY online is PAUSED
REGISTER for SUNDAY IN-PERSON
Group begins again May 19th-July 7th.
$140 for a commitment of 8 2-hour groups.
There will be a maximum of 15 masked dancers. Doors will be open and fans will be on.
We are dancing at home, online & live! Join us!
We are finding our way toward a continued movement practice. Bella & Majica are still offering a practice online during these times. We are moving toward dancing in-person. We hope you will do what feels good to you.
Find our page on Facebook and look at the events for details.
We dance every Wednesday and Sunday.