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Waves Training Module 1 with Jonathan Horan and Faculty

By | July 28th, 2017|Tags: |

By Application only. For the 2019/20 Waves Training Program, applications are due June 1, 2018.

G O L D E N: A 5Rhythms® New Years Retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica

By | September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

You are invited to join a circle of like-minded humans to create a potent and inspired threshold crossing into a meaningful year ahead. With the 5Rhythms® as our root practice and supported by the fullness of the elements, we will embark on an embodied journey to take pause, reflect, purify, and set our sails for an [...]

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Live Wire

By | August 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

A high-voltage experimental theatre lab designed to explore and investigate the depths of the human spirit. An investigation of soul through the body. A single thread is cast through space, invoking emptiness - a basket is placed full of blank pages, waiting for whispers and entrances. The unravelling - the revealing tale of the hips, the [...]

Standing Up, For Men, With Adam Barley

By | October 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Standing Up We are standing. Not always tall; sometimes the wounding or the shame weighs heavy. Not always steady; sometimes the tides pull strong or the winds push hard. But we’re standing, alongside men of all creed, colour, shape and orientation, to embody our manhood as creatively and fully as we can find, today. Every day. [...]

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STILL: A 5Rhythms® + Meditation Retreat

By | June 15th, 2018|Tags: , |

When was the last time you heard deep silence? The quiet, stillness of dawn? The gentle ebb and flow of your own breath? The space of deep inner wisdom that dissolves into glimpses of pure consciousness? In a geometric dome, set amongst the lush, wooded landscape of North Carolina, a tribe will gather at Prama Wellness [...]

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The Naked Soul with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

This is an opportunity for those who want to explore the dynamics of relationship in the luminous mirror of repetition, rhythm and ritual theater. We will cultivate and deepen our ability to see and hear each other as we breakthrough the masks and myths of relationship to face each other with naked souls. Repetition allows us [...]

Mirrors with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

“A warrior is self-oriented, not in a selfish way, but in the sense of a total, continuous examination of the self." - Castaneda Mirrors is an initiation into the world beyond self-importance -- into the art of seeing. To enter the world of Mirrors is to take off our blinders and begin to see through the [...]

Sanctuary

By | January 3rd, 2017|Tags: |

A 5Rhythms Waves Class w/Rebekah Zhuraw We are all different, but we are all one. At the center of all our struggles there is only love. Sanctuary is a sacred space to explore the shapes of your dancing heart within a safe haven of other moving bodies and the refuge of our collective breath. The 5Rhythms [...]

Slow Dancing With Chaos with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

In these funky, frenetic times, we need our feet on the ground, our instincts intact and our intuition in full force. Being true to the signs and signals that come from within is our survival art, not to mention a way to move with integrity in a world in flux. Hidden in chaos, like the eye [...]

Journey Into Trance with Jonathan Horan

By | July 28th, 2017|Tags: |

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 [...]

High Vibration Waves Oslo with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

In this class we dance hard, we dance bold, we dance deep. Jonathan takes us to the place where the soul of hip hop, the catharsis of rock and roll, the trance of techno and the heart of house collide into the world beat. And in this beat, we get together to reinvent ourselves, to discard [...]

Abundance The Motion of Money A 5Rhythms® Movement Workshop With Evangelos in Cologne Germany

By | October 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

5Rhythms® Movement Workshop with Evangelos Diavolitsis (Canada) in Cologne, Germany DEUTSCHE VERSION: https://www.dance5rhythms.de/event/abundance-the-motion-of-money/ What is your relationship to your body? To wealth? To prosperity? Exploration through movement and dance reveal newfound awareness of your interconnection to money. A physical journey of the 8 money archetypes: The Victim, The Innocent, The Warrior, The Martyr, The Fool, The Artist, [...]

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God, Sex and the Body with Alex Mackay

By | March 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

In the dancing path of the 5Rhythms®, "God, Sex and the Body" is an initiation into being an embodied soul. It is a deeply personal journey, a celebration like no other, a ritual for the hot and holy you. It's a call to stretch our imaginations and move through a spectrum of feminine and masculine archetypes, [...]

Gateways: A Weekly 5Rhythms® Class

By | September 15th, 2018|Tags: |

These weekly classes will be rooted in the 5Rhythms® movement practice. Join diverse teachers as we deepen with discipline into the vast landscapes of body, breath and soul. No previous experience necessary. All levels of practice welcomed. New and seasoned students both will be taught with rigor. Drop-in or attend weekly.

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Intentions with Jonathan Horan

By | March 31st, 2018|Tags: |

Time: 11-6pm Earlybird date September 15, 2018 Price $150 ($125 if before September 15, 2018)

Rhythm Shift

By | September 17th, 2018|Tags: |

Energy--it has a rhythm, an organic pulse, a way in which it expresses itself. We each have a home rhythm, or perhaps, a combination of multiple rhythms combined, where we feel the most at ease. Shifting life circumstances can shake us out of these rhythms of comfort and we are asked to enter terrain of transformation, [...]

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The Flow State: Morning 5Rhythms® + Meditation at the Subtle Mind

By | September 17th, 2018|Tags: , |

Drop in your day with this morning 5Rhythms® + Meditation Class at The Subtle Mind Led by Amber Ryan In this morning time practice, we will begin by dropping into meditation to access the still-point through breath and internal presence, then allow the simplicity of the 5Rhythms to take us on a ride to align with [...]

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Equinox – 5Rhythms® Waves with Visudha de los Santos

By | February 24th, 2018|Tags: |

The Equinox where the day and the night are equal in length, is a time of balance. As you are reflection of the natural world, it fulfills your true self to spend time feeding your soul, & finding balance within. Your task is to create balance in your life between motion and stillness; light and dark; [...]

The Radiance of Darkness with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

We're always in a constant state of flux, traveling and traversing from our essential selves to our shadow selves -- a place where if we stay too long our ego starts to run the show. It is our constant struggle and our shamanic task to create a personal awareness of our shadow places and spaces. The [...]

Thrive: 5Rhythms® at The Sacred Space Miami

By | September 14th, 2018|Tags: |

T H R I V E What makes you come alive? What turns you on and connects you to your own creative wellspring? Join Amber Ryan in T H R I V E as we will explore the embodiment energetics that help us to move our force field into a positively attuned vehicle. Bring about the [...]

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Embodied Waves

By | January 3rd, 2017|Tags: |

A 5Rhythms Waves Class w/Rebekah Zhuraw and Ray Diaz When we put our bodies into motion we become waves of infinite possibility, forming and reforming ourselves in every moment. Embodied Waves invites us to dive deep into our experience as individual, as partner, and as part of the group. The 5Rhythms Wave begins with Flowing, builds [...]

Soul Maps

By | January 23rd, 2018|Tags: |

    How do we track the direction and trajectory of our soul? With dedicated inquiry, might we begin to understand our place within the divine mystery? Though the nature of these questions are elusive, we can start to connect the threads of our existence past, present and future to find clues along our life’s journey as points [...]

Wednesday Sweat

By | July 31st, 2018|Tags: |

5Rhythms® Sweat w/Kaitlynn Minguez Kaitlynn will spin Waves, holding space for this class with minimal instruction. This is an opportunity to delve deeper into your personal dance meditation, following the body's intelligence, while guided by the music through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. All are welcome! Bring your curiosity, a bottle of [...]

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Summer Sweat

By | July 31st, 2018|Tags: |

A space to continue the practice and exploration of 5Rhythms in community through summer! Michelle will spin Waves, holding space for this class with minimal instruction. This is an opportunity to delve deeper into your personal dance meditation, following the body's intelligence, while guided by the music through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and [...]

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Wednesday Sweat

By | July 31st, 2018|Tags: |

5Rhythms® Sweat w/Michelle Mahan Michelle will spin Waves, holding space for this class with minimal instruction. This is an opportunity to delve deeper into your personal dance meditation, following the body's intelligence, while guided by the music through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. All are welcome! Bring your curiosity, a bottle of [...]

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Together with Jonathan Horan

By | July 27th, 2017|Tags: |

Elective workshops combine the 5Rhythms practice with other disciplines. These workshops hold true to the 5Rhythms Maps and weave in deep investigations that compliment the teachings. This workshop will count as an Elective on the 5Rhythms Dancing Path towards Teacher Training.

Summer Sweat

By | July 31st, 2018|Tags: |

A space to continue the practice and exploration of 5Rhythms in community through summer! Michelle will spin Waves, holding space for this class with minimal instruction. This is an opportunity to delve deeper into your personal dance meditation, following the body's intelligence, while guided by the music through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and [...]

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Wednesday Sweat

By | July 31st, 2018|Tags: |

5Rhythms® Sweat w/Kaitlynn Minguez - subbing for Michelle Mahan Kaitlynn will spin Waves, holding space for this class with minimal instruction. This is an opportunity to delve deeper into your personal dance meditation, following the body's intelligence, while guided by the music through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. All are welcome! Bring [...]

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14th Annual Tribal Gathering of Conscious Dancers: Dance of Devotion

By | March 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Our experience of life is determined by nothing so much as where we choose to devote our time, attention and energy. We can be devoted to many things - the earth, our families, spiritual beliefs, an idea, a practice. The areas that receive the lion’s share of our time, attention, and energy become places of deep [...]

God, Sex & The Body with Jonathan Horan

By | July 27th, 2017|Tags: |

"God Sex and the Body is and always will be a profound and integral part of the 5Rhythms® curriculum. It has personally informed my way of being, my teaching style, and, most deeply, my acceptance of who I am and who I am not." -- Gabrielle In the series of maps that comprise the dancing path [...]

Mirrors with Jonathan Horan

By | July 27th, 2017|Tags: |

Mirrors is an initiation into the world beyond self-importance -- into the art of seeing. To enter the world of Mirrors is to take off our blinders and begin to see through the delusions and difficulties that trap us in unhappiness and destructiveness. We start to step back and get some insight into the predictable patterns [...]

Surfing the Creative 2018

By | May 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , |

Dance. Connect. Create. Intergenerational Weekend Journey with Melissa Michaels & Friends. A dance-based transformational weekend rooted in the arts of body, heart, and soul.

Cycles with Jonathan Horan

By | July 27th, 2017|Tags: |

In this workshop, rooted in Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms movement practice, we use our dance like archeologists to dig beneath the surface, to seek buried treasures and pearls of wisdom gleaned from our own life experience. The 5Rhythms offer us both a map to understanding and a way to deeply embody the patterns, waves, and vibrations that [...]

Refuge

By | January 23rd, 2018|Tags: |

On July 7th, in Nosara, Costa Rica, we will take a tribe of adventurous souls on a journey to practice the art of being human. With the 5Rhythms® Waves and Heartbeat maps as our foundation, we will take Refuge from the world of doing in order to arrive into a nourishing state of being. Together, we [...]

T U N E: A 5Rhythms® Movement and Sound Journey

By | June 15th, 2018|Tags: |

With evocative sounds and a mix of soul driven world beats, Amber will guide us to our center where we can attune to our deepest and highest and move back into our every day from that new landscape. Utilizing the dynamic practice of the 5Rhythms® as our foundation, Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical & Stillness, we will [...]

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Horizon

By | February 14th, 2018|Tags: |

With stable ground underneath we will take a journey to integrate the loose threads of the past and weave them as an emblem of support at our back. We will dance to ignite our passion for life and remember the gifts we were born with so that we may share them truly, confidently and with ease [...]

CREATIVE LIBERATION WITH MELISSA MICHAELS & FRIENDS

By | May 3rd, 2018|Tags: , |

Melissa will share stories and images relevant to these times from her new book, Youth On Fire: Birthing a Generation of Embodied Global Leaders. Additionally, she will guide us into a moving journey, deepening together into body-centered teachings that have transformed and inspired 100’s of emerging leaders from around the world. This experiential evening will be [...]

Movement Meditation with Amber Ryan

By | April 17th, 2018|Tags: |

The 5Rhythms® (flowing, stoccato, chaos, lyrical, and stillness) are a simple yet profound moving meditation practice. By moving through these rhythms, we find our way to our center and our essential selves. Dates: Wednesday, May 23 7 - 9pm Wednesday, May 30 7 - 9pm Location: The StarHouse 3476 Sunshine Canyon Drive Boulder, CO 80302 Bio: [...]

Roots 5Rhythms® with Visudha de los Santos

By | February 24th, 2018|Tags: , |

In some ancient cultures, it was customary for travelers to leave home carrying a small plant. The message was: “Don’t ever forget where you came from. Always stay rooted.” Building on this eternal truth, The 5Rhythms® offer us a way to find freedom through rootedness. Drawing upon Shamanic and Sufi sacred traditions, the rhythms are a [...]

God, Sex & the Body with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

"God Sex and the Body is and always will be a profound and integral part of the 5Rhythms® curriculum. It has personally informed my way of being, my teaching style, and, most deeply, my acceptance of who I am and who I am not." -- Gabrielle In the series of maps that comprise the dancing path [...]

Ashes to Ashes: A Women’s Retreat

By | October 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

We Are Clear We Do Deep Work Nothing Less Interests Us Welcome to Radical Discovery Time to Ritual Time to ​Rising Up ​After the Fall Time Sister Woman We Are Lovers, Teachers, Artists, Friends, Black, Brown, White Sister Human We Are Revolutionaries, Crones, Straight, Queer, Seeker Leaders We are Curious Fascinated and Hungry How the Death [...]

Sanctuary

By | February 15th, 2018|Tags: |

A 5Rhythms Waves Class w/Rebekah Zhuraw We are all different, but we are all one. At the center of all our struggles there is only love. Sanctuary is a sacred space to explore the shapes of your dancing heart within a safe haven of other moving bodies & the refuge of our collective breath. The 5Rhythms [...]

Women Together: From Overdrive to Thrive

By | March 15th, 2018|Tags: |

We work. We love. We run households and we run businesses. Day in and day out, we juggle. A lot. Meetings and emails, school plays and snow days, grocery shopping, laundry, friends’ birthdays, and our own anniversaries — and everything in between. Basically, we’re in overdrive all the time, often sacrificing our personal well-being, and getting [...]

Embodied Waves

By | February 15th, 2018|Tags: |

A 5Rhythms Waves Class w/Rebekah Zhuraw and Ray Diaz When we put our bodies into motion we become waves of infinite possibility, forming and reforming ourselves in every moment. Embodied Waves invites us to dive deep into our experience as individual, as partner, and as part of the group. The 5Rhythms Wave begins with Flowing, builds [...]

Embodiment with Jonathan Horan

By | February 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

Everything in life moves in waves, including our thoughts, feelings, desires, and sensations. Everything alive moves at an ever-changing pulse. The 5Rhythms Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness, offer us a way to embody these waves, giving us a physical vocabulary to express where we are and to trust wherever we are going. We practice the [...]

5Rhythms® Medicine Wheel Embodied

By | October 26th, 2017|Tags: |

In this elemental movement workshop, we will explore the teachings and medicine alive within each of the five rhythms: FLOWING / STACCATO / CHAOS / LYRICAL / STILLNESS We will gather In community, to practice, to embody and discover which of the rhythms are thriving within us as well as the ones lying dormant just waiting [...]

5Rhythms® Medicine Wheel Embodied

By | January 4th, 2018|Tags: |

In this elemental movement workshop, we will explore the teachings and medicine alive within each of the five rhythms: FLOWING / STACCATO / CHAOS / LYRICAL / STILLNESS We will gather In community, to practice, to embody and discover which of the rhythms are thriving within us as well as the ones lying dormant just waiting [...]

5Rhythms® Sweat w/Michelle Mahan

By | February 15th, 2018|Tags: |

Michelle will spin Waves, holding space for this class with minimal instruction. This is an opportunity to delve deeper into your personal dance meditation, following the body’s intelligence, while guided by the music through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. The class has an uninstructed warm-up Wave, a break for a demonstration, followed [...]

Gateways: A Progressive 5Rhythms® 5 Week Series

By | January 24th, 2018|Tags: |

5Rhythms® 5 Weeks Many ways in... You are invited to join us for the whole journey, to be part of the core group that experiences the full arc. To make a commitment. You are also invited to drop in as you can. Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin on time. Wednesday Night's [...]

Deep Dive Oakland ~A 5Rhythms Waves Exploration with Sayrah Garrison~

By | December 3rd, 2016|Tags: |

Created by Gabrielle Roth, the 5Rhythms is a dynamic movement practice rooted in the principle that if you put the psyche in motion it will heal itself. Through the map of the 5Rhythms, we will take a deep dive into our own inner landscape to discover our authentic selves. The only requirement is that you have [...]

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