Energy moves in waves. Waves move in patterns. Patterns move in cycles. A human being is just this. Nothing more. Nothing less. A dance. — Gabrielle Roth
The 5Rhythms is a moving meditation practice and an improvisational form of dance. It is a map of how energy moves. In five parts, it shows us the patterns, rhythms, and cycles of life. Flowing connects us to our feminine nature. Staccato connects us to our masculine nature. Chaos marries and integrates these two energies. As a result we find transformation in Lyrical. From this transformative space we are then connected to Stillness. The nature of the stillness dance invites compassion and connection to self, partners, and community.
How can we foster fluidity through the embodiment of this practice? How can the rhythms help us navigate the landscape of this life? Here we will investigate these questions through the gateway of the body. We will journey in the realms of the 5Rhythms and practice the embodiment of transition and change as we move from rhythm to rhythm. In this place we fulfill our potential to both give and receive all that is available to us in this life.
No experience is required. All workshop hours contribute to 5Rhythms® teacher training prerequisites.
Recommended reading: Roth, Sweat Your Prayers, Maps to Ecstasy, and Connections.