Classes

*As of Spring 2022, many of our classes are still on hiatus due to COVID, and some have started up again. Please check back as we continue to update our offerings over the coming weeks.*

Currently Running

Sundays (June 12, July 17, Aug 14, Sept 11, 2022)
Soleil ~ 5Rhythms® Outdoor Dance with Layah Jane
Sunday June 12, 10 – 11:30am – Ashbridge’s Bay Park*
Sunday July 17, 10 – 11:30am – High Park*
Sunday August 14, 3 – 4:30pm – Ashbridge’s Bay Park*
Sunday September 11, 10 – 11:30am – High Park*

Tuition: $25 – $15 per class
*Exact locations within the parks will be provided to participants after registration.
Imagine moving barefoot on the green ground together, the morning sunlit sky arcing overhead, and a gentle warm breeze dancing across our skin.
We are in a forest grove in High Park.
We are in a grassy and treed meadow by the beach at Ashbridge’s Bay.
We are held by a 5Rhythms Wave of music, our breath, and by the sacred beauty of our surrounding. Pre-registration is required.
https://5rhythmstoronto.com/classes/soleil-5rhythms-outdoor-dance-with-layah/

Sundays (June 5, 2022)
Moving Meditation ~ Sunday Morning Waves with Layah Jane* (Online)
10 – 11:30am
Location: your home, on Zoom
Tuition: $25 – $10 per class*
Come follow body, breath, and beat into dynamic moving meditation with a virtual circle of other dancing souls. Come access the medicine of putting feet, hips, head, hands, and heart into motion. These classes marry guided facilitation through Gabrielle Roth’s Waves map, with space to connect to our movement practice in our own way. May we be inspired to stretch and strengthen our creative capacity to move with life, and to tap into the embodied wisdom alive in each of us. All movement experience is welcome. Pre-registration is required.
https://5rhythmstoronto.com/moving-meditation-sunday-morning-waves-with-layah-online/

Saturdays (Sat June 18, Sept 10 & 24, Sat Oct 15 & 29, Sat Nov 12 & 26, Sat Dec 10, 2022)
Deep Waves 5Rhythms® Dance Gatherings with Layah Jane*
7:15 – 9:30pm
Roncesvalles United Church, 240 Roncesvalles Ave
Pre-registration is required, $35 – $20
Deep Waves is a monthly high-spirited dancing dive into the medicine of the 5Rhythms. We gather for an evening of music, movement, embodied ceremony, and community connection. Covid protocols including capacity limits, masking requirements (up until June 1), and on site rapid antigen testing are in place.
Contact layah (at) layahjane (dot) com
https://5rhythmstoronto.com/deep-waves-monthly-saturday-5rhythms-gatherings-with-layah/

Mondays (Mon July 4, Mon July 18, Mon Aug 1, Mon Aug 15, Mon Aug 29)

Mondays – Outdoor Waves in High Park with Elisa

Monday July 4, 6pm – 8pm – High Park*
Monday July 18, 6pm – 8pm – High Park*
Monday August 1, 6pm – 8pm – High Park*
Monday August 15, 6pm – 8pm – High Park* Sundays (June 12, July 17, Aug 14, Sept 11, 20
Monday August 29, 6pm-8pm – High Park* 

Tuition: $25 – $15 per class
*Exact locations within the parks will be provided to participants after registration.

We will dance a warm-up wave and a main wave.  We will dance with ground, sky, wind, trees, sun and clouds.  You are invited to come and move your body in the ways your body most wants to move. This moving meditation practice can ultimately help us become more aligned in our thoughts, feelings and actions and become more attuned to the present moment.  To register, please go to the class page:
5Rhythms in the Park w / Elisa

***Currently on Hiatus***

Sundays
‘ground’ ~ A 5Rhythms® Waves Class with Rhondda Snary*
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
(‘ground’ class is currently on a Health Hiatus while I attend to some health matters.
Occasional, pop-up classes may occur when possible — please visit class page to check for current schedule)

The Citadel (Citadel + Compagnie)
304 Parliament St, Toronto
(Just south of Dundas St. E. Fully accessible. FREE parking on Parliament St.)
$20 drop-in / $175 for 10 pre-paid classes
Contact Rhondda – (416) 699-9613; rhondda(dot)snary(at)gmail(dot)com
https://5rhythmstoronto.com/g-r-o-u-n-d/

Fridays ~ pop-up classes
Mississauga Waves ~ A 5Rhythms® Waves Class Series with Rhondda Snary*

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
(Please check class page for current schedule)
Sampradaya Dance Creations
3250 Ridgeway Dr,
Mississauga, ON, L5L 5Y6
$25 drop-in / $100 for any 5 classes pre-paid
Contact Rhondda – (416) 699-9613; rhondda(dot)snary(at)gmail(dot)com to register for full series
https://5rhythmstoronto.com/classes/mississauga-waves-with-rhondda/

Mondays at Extendicare Brampton
The second Monday of every month
Life in Motion — 5Rhythms® Waves Class with Rhondda Snary*
2-2:45pm
This free Waves class is for physically and cognitively challenged residents in a long-term care facility. It offers the opportunity for them to connect with their bodies, breath and life, finding their expression through movement.
https://5rhythmstoronto.com/classes/life-in-motion-practice-class-with-rhondda/

*These classes are taught by accredited 5RTA teachers and count toward Waves prerequisites for future 5Rhythms® teacher trainings.

For more information about 5Rhythms® Waves classes, please visit: http://www.5rhythms.com/gabrielle-roths-5rhythms/the-dancing-path/classes

2 thoughts on “Classes

  1. Hello Rhondda, I am very interested in trying a 5 rhythms class and wondered if Sundays were the only consistent class going on in Toronto. Thank you….

  2. Hi Cathy … so sorry for the late reply and it was wonderful to meet and dance with you!! At this time, my weekly ground class and Third Thursday ~ Presence series, plus the Deep Waves with Soasis (subbing for Layah) on the last Saturday night of each month are the regular offerings. The Saturday class with Taeji may also return. Best plan might be to check back regularly to the calendar on our site for any updates. See you again soon! Love, Rhondda

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